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1942 8/01     Jerome John Garcia is born in San Francisco
1948      Jerry loses a fingertip in a wood-chopping accident at age 5  more
     Jerry's father drowns while on a camping trip
1949 ~     Jerry takes piano lessons
1957 8/??     Jerry starts playing guitar at age 15
1959 ~     Jerry joins the Army at age 17
1960 4/~     Hunter meets Jerry at Commedia Theater in Palo Alto
~     Jerry is thrown from a rolling car in an accident, breaking his collarbone  more
1961      Bob & Jerry formed
     Garcia, Hunter & Albin formed
~     Jerry Garcia and Friends formed
7/~     Garcia, Leicester & Hunter formed
11/~     Jerry Garcia formed
1962      Asphalt Jungle Boys formed
     Pigpen meets Jerry on the San Mateo Peninsula coffeehouse circuit
~     Bill hears Jerry, Pigpen, & Hunter play at the Tangent in Palo Alto
     Bill meets Jerry at Dana Morgan's music store in Palo Alto
     Jerry starts playing banjo, purchased from Bill
     Phil hears Jerry play at a party at the Chateau
6/~     Sleepy Hollow Hog Stompers formed
10/??     Bobby meets Jerry backstage at the Tangent in Palo Alto
11/~     Jerry Garcia & David Nelson formed
11/~     Hart Valley Drifters formed
12/~     Thunder Mountain Tub Thumpers formed
12/31     Bobby jams with Jerry at Dana Morgan's music store
1963 2/~     The Wildwood Boys formed
5/~     Jerry & Sarah formed
     Zodiacs formed
1964 3/~     Black Mountain Boys formed
     Mother McCree's Uptown Jug Champions formed
~     David Grisman meets Jerry on a bluegrass quest in West Grove, PA
1965 4/??     Warlocks formed
5/05     Magoo's Pizza Parlor first paid Warlocks gig
11/06     Warlocks meet Bill Graham at a Family Dog benefit for the Mime Troupe
12/01     Acid Tests organizer Ken Kesey enlists Warlocks as house band
12/0?     Grateful Dead founded in San Francisco
1968 10/08     Mickey and the Hartbeats formed
1969 6/~     New Riders of the Purple Sage formed
     Bobby Ace and the Cards from the Bottom of the Deck formed
     Merl Saunders meets Jerry
1970 5/18     Jerry Garcia and Howard Wales formed
9/~     Jerry Garcia & Friends formed
11/??     Blows Against the Empire LP by Paul Kantner - Jefferson Starship
12/??     Zabriskie Point: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack LP by Various Artists
~     Planet Earth Rock and Roll Orchestra formed
1971 2/~     Garcia/Saunders formed
9/??     New Riders of the Purple Sage LP by New Riders of the Purple Sage
12/??     Hooteroll? LP by Howard Wales, Jerry Garcia
1972      John Kahn meets Jerry at a Monday night session at the Matrix
     Heavy Turbulence LP by Merl Saunders
1/??     Garcia LP by Jerry Garcia
5/??     Ace LP by Bob Weir
5/??     Rolling Thunder LP by Mickey Hart
1973 3/02     Old & In The Way formed
5/??     Fire Up LP by Merl Saunders and Friends
8/~     Jerry gets a year's probation in NJ for LSD, marijuana, and cocaine
     Live at Keystone, Vol 1 LP by Saunders, Garcia, Kahn, Vitt
     Live at Keystone, Vol 2 LP by Saunders, Garcia, Kahn, Vitt
1974 4/20     Great American String Band formed
6/??     Tales of the Great Rum Runners LP by Robert Hunter
7/~     Legion of Mary formed
6/21     Compliments of Garcia LP by Jerry Garcia
1975 2/??     Old & In The Way LP by Old & In The Way
3/??     Keith & Donna LP by Keith & Donna Jean Godchaux
3/??     Tiger Rose LP by Robert Hunter
8/05     Jerry Garcia Band formed
8/20     Keith and Donna Band formed
10/??     Seastones LP by Ned Lagin
1976 2/??     Reflections LP by Jerry Garcia
3/??     Diga LP by Mickey Hart, Diga Rhythm Band
1978 3/15     Cats Under the Stars LP by Jerry Garcia Band
11/2?     Jerry loses his voice and cancels a tour
1979 1/30     Reconstruction formed
1982      Promontory Rider LP by Robert Hunter
4/13     Late Night with David Letterman TV appearance by Jerry Garcia, Bob Weir
4/21     Garcia/Kahn formed
10/20     Run for the Roses LP by Jerry Garcia Band
1985 1/??     Jerry is busted for heroin and cocaine possession in Golden Gate Park
     Jerry enters drug treatment program
     Jerry is confronted by the rest of the band regarding his drug abuse
1986 7/10     Jerry lapses into a near-fatal diabetic coma for 5 days  more
12/15     Grateful Dead return to performing 5 months after Jerry emerges from coma  more
1987      Cherry Garcia ice cream introduced by Ben & Jerry's
     Levi's 501 Jeans TV commercial with Jerry Garcia
8/29     Jerry Garcia Acoustic Band formed
10/15     Lunt-Fontanne Theater sell-out shows by Garcia bands
1988      Jerry becomes a certified SCUBA diver, partially replacing drug use
3/01     Liberty LP by Robert Hunter
6/08     Keystone Encores CD by Saunders, Garcia, Kahn, Vitt
12/??     Almost Acoustic CD by Jerry Garcia Acoustic Band
1989 10/13     Late Night with David Letterman TV appearance by Jerry Garcia, Bob Weir
1990 4/??     Blues from the Rainforest: A Musical Suite CD by Merl Saunders
6/19     A Night on the Town CD by Bruce Hornsby and the Range
8/30     At the Edge CD by Mickey Hart
12/??     Blues from the Rainforest music video by Merl Saunders, Jerry Garcia
12/17     Garcia/Grisman formed
1991 4/??     A Night on the Town music video by Bruce Hornsby, Jerry Garcia
7/12     Jerry Garcia/David Grisman CD by Jerry Garcia, David Grisman
7/~     The Thrill is Gone music video by David Grisman, Jerry Garcia
8/27     Jerry Garcia Band CD by Jerry Garcia Band
1992 7/09     Fire Up Plus CD by Merl Saunders and Friends
7/??     J. Garcia ties marketed
8/??     Jerry collapses from exhaustion and cancels a tour
9/??     J. Garcia: Paintings, Drawings and Sketches book by J. Garcia, David Hinds
1993 4/06     Harbor Lights CD by Bruce Hornsby
10/14     Not for Kids Only CD by Jerry Garcia, David Grisman
1994 ~     Second Sight formed
1/19     Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducts the Grateful Dead
2/??     Trios CD by Rob Wasserman
9/~     Phil Lesh & Friends formed
1995      Jerry receives a death threat
6/20     Smoke: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack CD by Various Artists
7/18     Hot House CD by Bruce Hornsby
8/09     Jerry dies in Forest Knolls, CA at age 53
8/13     Jerry is celebrated by family and 25,000 friends in Golden Gate Park
9/08     Blue Incantation CD by Sanjay Mishra with Special Guest Jerry Garcia
     Garcia book by Rolling Stone
     Harrington Street book by Jerry Garcia
11/07     Garcia asteroid named
1996 2/20     That High Lonesome Sound CD by Old & In The Way
8/??     The Teddy Bears' Picnic audiobook by Jerry Garcia, David Grisman, Bruce Whatley
10/15     Second Sight CD by Second Sight
10/29     Shady Grove CD by Jerry Garcia, David Grisman
     A Talk with Jerry Garcia CD by Jerry Garcia, Joe Territo
1997 2/18     Relix Bay Record Shop, Vol. 9: Tribute to Jerry Garcia CD by Various Artists
4/15     How Sweet It Is CD by Jerry Garcia Band
11/18     Breakdown CD by Old & In The Way
1998      Mother McCree's Uptown Jug Champions CD by Mother McCree's Uptown Jug Champions
~     Jerry Garcia and Grateful Dead stamps issued
8/18     So What CD by Jerry Garcia, David Grisman
1999 4/??     Jerry Bear book by Jerry Garcia
5/??     There Ain't No Bugs on Me audiobook by Jerry Garcia, David Grisman, Bruce Whatley
6/01     Side Trips Volume One CD by Howard Wales, Jerry Garcia
6/??     In the Spirit: Conversations with the Spirit of Jerry Garcia book by Wendy Weir, Jerry Garcia
10/??     Wisdom of Jerry Garcia book by Jerry Garcia
2000 4/25     The Pizza Tapes CD by Jerry Garcia, David Grisman, Tony Rice
4/25     What Will You Wear, Jenny Jenkins? audiobook by Jerry Garcia, David Grisman, Bruce Whatley
     Grateful Dawg film with Jerry Garcia, David Grisman
     Madame Tussaud's New York wax museum displays a likeness of Jerry
2001 1/23     Don't Let Go CD by Jerry Garcia Band
3/20     Shining Star CD by Jerry Garcia Band
9/11     Grateful Dawg Soundtrack CD by Jerry Garcia, David Grisman
2004 4/06     Been All Around This World CD by Jerry Garcia, David Grisman
4/20     All Good Things: Jerry Garcia Studio Sessions CD by Jerry Garcia / Jerry Garcia Band
6/??     Pure Jerry: Theatre 1839, San Francisco July 29 & 30, 1977 CD by Jerry Garcia Band
9/2?     After Midnight CD by Jerry Garcia Band
11/??     Pure Jerry: Lunt-Fontanne, NYC, 10/31/87 CD by Jerry Garcia Acoustic Band / Jerry Garcia Band
11/??     Pure Jerry: Lunt-Fontanne, NYC: The Best of the Rest CD by Jerry Garcia Acoustic Band / Jerry Garcia Band
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