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1940 3/15     Phillip Chapman Lesh is born in Berkeley, CA
1944 ~     Phil gets turned on to Brahms First Symphony at age 4
1948 ~     Phil takes up the violin at age 8
1954 ~     Phil takes up the trumpet at age 14
1959      San Mateo College Jazz Band formed
1962 ~     Tom Constanten meets Phil
     Phil and Tom study with avant-garde classical composer Luciano Berio
     Phil hears Jerry play at a party at the Chateau
1964 5/~     Phil Lesh and Tom Constanten formed
1965 6/0?     Phil takes up the bass 2 weeks before his first gig with Warlocks
6/18     Phil joins the Warlocks on bass, finalizing the future Grateful Dead lineup  more
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
1970 9/~     Jerry Garcia & Friends formed
~     Planet Earth Rock and Roll Orchestra formed
1972 5/??     Ace LP by Bob Weir
5/??     Rolling Thunder LP by Mickey Hart
1974      Phil stops singing due to vocal chord damage from singing above his natural range
1975 10/??     Seastones LP by Ned Lagin
     Too Loose To Truck formed
1976 2/??     Reflections LP by Jerry Garcia
1980      Apocalypse Now Sessions - The Rhythm Devils Play River Music LP by The Rhythm Devils
1982 ~     Phil resumes singing, now in his natural range
1994 1/19     Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducts the Grateful Dead
5/15     Phil guest conducts the Berkeley Symphony Orchestra
9/~     Phil Lesh & Friends formed
1995 12/08     Grateful Dead put to rest by the remaining personnel
1997 2/18     Relix Bay Record Shop, Vol. 9: Tribute to Jerry Garcia CD by Various Artists
11/~     Broken Angels formed
1998 6/05     The Other Ones formed
12/??     Phil gets a liver transplant
1999 2/09     The Strange Remain CD by The Other Ones
4/15     Phil returns to performing
10/26     Love Will See You Through CD by Phil Lesh & Friends
2001 4/27     Nash Bridges TV cameo by Phil Lesh
12/31     Bob, Phil, Bill & Mickey play together for the first time since 1995
2002 5/21     There and Back Again CD by Phil Lesh and Friends
2003 2/12     The Dead formed
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