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Jerry Garcia
Jerry Garcia

Front man for the Grateful Dead, Jerry Garcia was its lead guitarist and songwriter. Born in 1942, Garcia was the son of a popular bandleader in San Francisco. He formed his band in 1965. Closely connected with the hippie movement and drug culture, the band started out playing psychedelic rock but then branched out into other styles. Garcia became heavily addicted to drugs and went into re…

Date of Birth: August 01, 1942
Date of Death: September 08, 1995


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"The bigger issue, ... was the whole takeover of the food industry by big corporations." Jerry Garcia
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Corporations   

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"There is a road, no simple highway, between the dawn and the dark of night, and if you go, no one may follow, that path is for your steps alone" Jerry Garcia
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""I read somewhere that 77 per cent of all the mentally ill live in poverty.
Actually, I'm more intrigued by the 23 per cent who are apparently doing
quite well for themselves.""
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"Nobody stopped thinking about those psychedelic experiences. Once you've been to some of those places, you think, ''How can I get back there again but make it a little easier on myself?''" Jerry Garcia
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Drugs    Life   

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"You need music, I dont know why.It's probably one of those Joseph Campbell questions, why we need ritual. We need magic and bliss, and power and myth, and celebration and religion in our lives and music is a good way to encapsulate a lot of it." Jerry Garcia
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"Talk about your plenty, talk about your ills, One man gathers what another man spills" Jerry Garcia
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Man   

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"I'm shopping around for something to do that no one will like." Jerry Garcia
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"Friend of the Devil." Jerry Garcia
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"If we had any nerve at all, if we had any real balls as a society, or whatever you need, whatever quality you need, real character, we would make an effort to really address the wrongs in this society, righteously." Jerry Garcia
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American Musician   

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"Constantly choosing the lesser of two evils is still choosing evil." Jerry Garcia
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American Musician    Evil   

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"Somebody has to do something, and it's just incredibly pathetic that it has to be us." Jerry Garcia
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Action   

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"I'm goin' where the wind don't blow so strange, maybe off on some high cold mountain chain" Jerry Garcia
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Action   

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"Well, you know Tom, I'm no health nut" Jerry Garcia
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Health   

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"For me, the lame part of the Sixties was the political part, the social part. The real part was the spiritual part." Jerry Garcia
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American Musician   

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"You do not merely want to be considered just the best of the best. You want to be considered the only ones who do what you do." Jerry Garcia
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"But hey, when you live in Watts, you need a little smack to get by, you know what I mean? You need something soft and comfortable in your life, 'cause you're not going to get it from what's around you. And society isn't going to give it to you." Jerry Garcia
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Jerry Garcia

"There is a road, no simple highway, between the dawn and the dark of night, and if you go, no one may follow, that path is for your steps alone." Jerry Garcia
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Jerry Garcia

"says Garcia, widow of Jerry Garcia of the Grateful Dead, ''was the whole takeover of the food industry by big corporations." Jerry Garcia
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"And as far as I'm concerned, it's like I say, drugs are not the problem. Other stuff is the problem." Jerry Garcia
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"I have all the patience in the world about Sirens. For me it's not a Grateful Dead project, it's a Me project." Jerry Garcia
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"says Garcia, widow of Jerry Garcia of the Grateful Dead, ''was the whole takeover of the food industry by big corporations." Jerry Garcia
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