Category 1965 Bands

The Grateful Dead Part Two

The Grateful Dead Part Two

Occupation (1967– 1995)

The Mantra-Rock Dance marketing poster including the Grateful Dead
Among the team’s earliest significant efficiencies in 1967 was the Mantra-Rock Dance– a music occasion hung on January 29, 1967, at the Avalon Ballroom by the San Francisco Hare Krishna holy place. The Grateful Dead carried out at the occasion in addition to the Hare Krishna creator Bhaktivedanta Swami, poet Allen Ginsberg, bands Moby Grape as well as Big Brother and also the Holding Company with Janis Joplin, contributing earnings to the Krishna holy place. The band’s initial LP, The Grateful Dead, was launched on Warner Brothers in 1967.
Characteristically educated trumpeter Phil Lesh carried out on bass guitar...

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The Grateful Dead Part One

The Grateful Dead Part One

The Grateful Dead was an American rock band formed in 1965 in Palo Alto, California. Ranging from quintet to septet, the band is known for its unique and eclectic style, which fused elements of rock, psychedelia, experimental music, modal jazz, country, folk, bluegrass, blues, reggae, and space rock, for live performances of lengthy instrumental jams, and for their devoted fan base, known as “Deadheads”. “Their music,” writes Lenny Kaye, “touches on ground that most other groups don’t even know exists.” These various influences were distilled into a diverse and psychedelic whole that made the Grateful Dead “the pioneering Godfathers of the jam band world”. The band was ranked 57th by Rolling Stone magazine in its The Greatest Artists of All Time issue...

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