Jerry Garcia

Jerome John "Jerry" Garcia was an American singer-songwriter and guitarist, best known for his work as the lead guitarist and as a vocalist with the band Grateful Dead, which came to prominence during the counterculture era in the 1960s. Although he disavowed the role, Garcia was viewed by many as the leader or "spokesman" of the group.
One of its founders, Garcia performed with the Grateful Dead for their entire 30-year career. Garcia also founded and participated in a variety of side projects, including the Saunders–Garcia Band, the Jerry Garcia Band, Old & In the Way, the Garcia/Grisman acoustic duo, Legion of Mary, and the New Riders of the Purple Sage. He also released several solo albums, and contributed to a number of albums by other artists over the years as a session musician. He was well known for his distinctive guitar playing, and was ranked 13th in Rolling Stone's "100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time" cover story in 2003. In the 2015 version of the list he was ranked at #46.
Garcia was also renowned for his musical and technical ability, particularly his ability to play a variety of instruments, and his ability to sustain long improvisations with The Grateful Dead.

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Top SongsAlbum
Shady Grove 2The Pizza Tapes5:03
Midnight Moonlight (feat. Béla Fleck) (Live)GarciaLive Volume Two (August 5th, 1990, Greek Theatre)7:26
Louis Collins 2The Pizza Tapes6:08
Off To Sea Once MoreShady Grove5:47
Tore Up Over You (Live)Pure Jerry: Theatre 1839, San Francisco, July 29 & 30, 19779:43
See What Love Can Do (Live)See What Love Can Do (Live)6:31
Darlin' Allalee (Live)Before The Dead (Live)2:17
My Sisters and BrothersGarciaLive Volume Eight: November 23rd, 1991 Bradley Center4:02
Lonesome Town (Bonus Track)Garcia (Compliments) (Expanded)6:19
Stop That Train (Live)GarciaLive Volume Seven: November 8th, 1976 Sophie's Palo Alto11:43
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