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Grateful Dead And Love Vinyl Coming For Record Store Day’s Black Friday Event

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It may feel like a struggle to get up off the couch and stand in line for all those sales the day after Thanksgiving -- but the folks behind Record Store Day are working overtime to lure you out to your local music retailer with a bevy of Black Friday exclusives.

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Top 10 Grateful Dead Songs

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The Grateful Dead were certainly one of the most unusual rock groups of all time. Born in the counter-cultural upheaval of the '60s, the Dead became inextricably linked with Flower Power, peace and love -- despite the fact that some of their songs contain some very cynical lyrical elements. The group's music was an amalgam of rock, folk, blues, country and

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Bob Weir – October 2012 Classic Rock Birthdays

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When 16-year-old Grateful Dead co-founder Bob Weir met Jerry Garcia (five years his senior) at a club in Palo Alto, CA would start the pair on a long, strange trip.

Instantly, the two took to one another and began t

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Mickey Hart’s Accuser Speaks: Drummer ‘Threw Me Down,’ Kicked Me Off My Own Bus

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More details have leaked in the alleged assault case against former Grateful Dead drummer Mickey Hart, as TMZ reports the accuser claims the drummer beat him aboard his tour bus.

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Grateful Dead’s Mickey Hart Issues Statement About Arrest Warrant

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Spencer Platt, Getty Images

As previously reported, an arrest warrant was issued earlier this week for former Grateful Dead drummer Mickey Hart. Allegations of assault against Hart from a concert goer at a recent performance led to the warrant, but the musician denies any and all involvement in a new statement.

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Former Grateful Dead Drummer Mickey Hart Wanted by Police After Alleged Attack

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Former Grateful Dead drummer Mickey Hart is being sought by police for questioning after an alleged attack at a recent concert. TMZ reports that a warrant has been issued for Hart's arrest.

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Pigpen of the Grateful Dead – Rockers Who Died at Age 27

Rockers Who Died at 27
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Ron 'Pigpen' McKernan of the Grateful Dead died on March 8, 1973 at age 27.

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Grateful Dead 1969 Fillmore West CD Box Set Sells for Over $1000 on eBay

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Grateful Dead Records

This Grateful Dead CD boxed set of the complete Fillmore West 1969 concerts sold for over a thousand bucks during a recent eBay auction. The operative word here is “complete” as these four concert discs, released in November of 2005 are not to be confused with the three-CD version that features the concert highlights only. This version is far more desirable to the purist and its limited availability took the bidding up to $1250.00.

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Jerry Garcia Tribute Concert Thrown by Bob Weir Webcast Tonight

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Cory Schwartz, Getty Images

In celebration of what would have been Jerry Garcia's 70th birthday on Aug. 1, his former guitarist in the Grateful Dead, Bob Weir, has organized a tribute concert for tonight (Aug. 3). The show will take place at Weir's TRI Studios in San Rafael, Calif., and will be webcast at their website beginning at 9:30PM Eastern.

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Grateful Dead Unveils Limited Edition Spring 1990 Box Set

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The Grateful Dead may be no more, but their music will live on forever in a series of archival releases that seem to have no end in sight. The Dead have announced the upcoming release of 'Spring 1990,' a massive 18-disc box set that spotlights six performances from the group's 25th Anniversary tour, which many fans have dubbed their "last great tour."

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