Ron McKernan Timeline
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1945 9/08Ron McKernan is born in San Bruno, CA
1962 Pigpen meets Jerry on the San Mateo Peninsula coffeehouse circuit
1962 ~Bill hears Jerry, Pigpen, & Hunter play at the Tangent in Palo Alto
1963 The Second Story Men formed
1963 Zodiacs formed
1964 Mother McCree's Uptown Jug Champions formed
1965 4/??Warlocks formed
1965 5/05Magoo's Pizza Parlor first paid Warlocks gig
1965 11/03Emergency Crew   Demo Tape by Warlocks
1965 11/06Warlocks meet Bill Graham at a Family Dog benefit for the Mime Troupe
1965 12/01Acid Tests organizer Ken Kesey enlists Warlocks as house band
1965 12/0?Grateful Dead founded in San Francisco
1967 3/17The Grateful Dead   LP
1968 7/18Anthem of the Sun   LP
1969 6/20Aoxomoxoa   LP
1969 11/10Live/Dead   LP
1970 6/14Workingman's Dead   LP
1970 11/01American Beauty   LP
1971 8/26Pigpen takes a break from touring for health reasons
1971 10/06Grateful Dead (Skull & Roses)   LP
1971 12/01Pigpen returns to touring
1972 5/26Pigpen sings for the last time, in London
1972 6/17Pigpen leaves the band due to declining health
1972 11/05Europe '72   LP
1973 3/08Pigpen dies in Corte Madera, CA at age 27
1973 7/13History of the Grateful Dead, Vol. 1 (Bear's Choice)   LP
1992 5/12Two from the Vault   CD
1994 1/19Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducts the Grateful Dead
1995 9/26Hundred Year Hall   CD
1996 3/01Dick's Picks, Volume 4   CD
1997 6/14Dick's Picks, Volume 8   CD
1997 6/17Fallout from the Phil Zone   CD
1997 10/28Fillmore East 2-11-69   CD
1998 Mother McCree's Uptown Jug Champions   CD by Mother McCree's Uptown Jug Champions
1999 11/09So Many Roads (1965 - 1995)   CD
2000 3/07Dick's Picks, Volume 16   CD
2000 10/10Ladies and Gentlemen... The Grateful Dead   CD
2001 6/04Dick's Picks, Volume 22   CD
2001 10/16The Golden Road (1965 - 1973)   CD
2002 7/09Steppin' Out with the Grateful Dead: England '72   CD
2002 10/01Dick's Picks, Volume 26   CD
2003 3/25Birth of the Dead   CD
2003 10/30Dick's Picks, Volume 30   CD
2004 5/25Rockin' the Rhein with the Grateful Dead   CD
2005 3/25Rare Cuts and Oddities 1966   CD
2005 6/07Download Series Volume 2   CD
2005 6/17Dick's Picks, Volume 35   CD
2005 10/04Download Series Volume 6   CD
2005 10/25Garcia Plays Dylan   CD by Jerry Garcia
2005 11/??Fillmore West 1969: The Complete Recordings   CD
2005 11/??Fillmore West 1969   CD
2005 12/06Download Series: Family Dog at the Great Highway   CD
2006 4/04Download Series Volume 12   CD
2007 6/26Three from the Vault   CD
2008 6/09Road Trips Vol. 1 No. 3   CD
2009 3/21Road Trips Vol. 2 No. 2   CD
2010 6/14Road Trips Vol. 3 No. 3   CD
2010 11/16Road Trips Vol. 4 No. 1   CD
2011 9/01Europe '72: The Complete Recordings   CD
2011 9/20Europe '72 Volume 2   CD
2012 4/21Dark Star   LP
2013 5/01Dave's Picks Volume 6   CD
2013 11/29Family Dog at the Great Highway, San Francisco, CA 4/18/70   CD
2014 5/01Dave's Picks Volume 10   CD
2015 3/31The Best of the Grateful Dead   CD
2015 5/01Dave's Picks Volume 14   CD
2015 9/1830 Trips Around the Sun: The Definitive Live Story 1965-1995   CD
2015 10/0730 Trips Around the Sun   CD
2016 8/01Dave's Picks Volume 19   CD
2017 5/01Dave's Picks Volume 22   CD
2017 5/23Long Strange Trip   CD
2018 3/23Best of the Grateful Dead Live   CD
2018 4/27Dave's Picks Volume 26   CD
2019 5/03Dave's Picks Volume 30   CD
2020 7/10Workingman's Dead: 50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition   CD