Volume 1

  • 2013 / 2014
  • 182 pages, 6 x 9 in.
  • Download individual articles at no cost, bellow
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Editor’s Column

“The Secret of This Tie That Binds”: Discoursing the Grateful Dead (PDF)
Nicholas G. Meriwether


How the Grateful Dead Learned to Jam (PDF)
Michael Kaler

“Time There Was and Plenty”: Ethos and Ontology in Plato, Nietzsche, and the Grateful Dead (PDF)
Stanley J. Spector

“It All Rolls into One”: The Allure of Chaotic Synergy in Grateful Dead Improvisation and Musical Dialogue (PDF)
James A. Tuedio

Sunshine Daydreams and Haight Street Nightmares: Deadhead Memoirs and Postmodern Autobiography (PDF)
Nicholas G. Meriwether


“In Our Expanding Consciousness”: The Grateful Dead in 1967 (PDF)

“To Let It Go as Far as It’ll Go”: Jerry Garcia, Phil Lesh, and
Bob Weir on Roots, Improvisation, and the Music of the Dead (PDF)
Ralph J. Gleason

A Thread to the Collective Unconscious: Jerry Garcia and Bob
Weir on Music, the Haight-Ashbury, and the Sixties (PDF)
Frank Kofsky

“Listen, Listen, Listen”: Youth, Music, the San Francisco Scene,
and the Sixties (PDF)
Ralph J. Gleason


Grateful Dead, Road Trips, Vols. 1–4 (PDF)
David Malvinni

Grateful Dead, Downhill from Here; Nightfall of Diamonds; Truckin’ Up to Buffalo; Crimson White and Indigo; Formerly the Warlocks (PDF)
Mike Dolgushkin

Furthur, San Francisco, December 30, 2010 (PDF)
Michael Parrish

Jim Tuedio and Stan Spector, eds., The Grateful Dead in Concert: Essays in Live Improvisation (PDF)
Dennis Rothermel

Gary McKinney and Robert G. Weiner, The Storyteller Speaks (PDF)
Horace L. Fairlamb

Last Words

An Anthem for The Bear (PDF)
Robert Hunter