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10 Things You Need to Know About a Possible Grateful Dead Reunion

Rumors of a possible return by the Grateful Dead have heated up ever since Furthur, the band formed by the Dead's Bob Weir and Phil Lesh, called it quits in early November.

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Martin Scorsese Producing Grateful Dead Documentary for Band’s 50th Anniversary

The Grateful Dead will celebrate their 50th anniversary next year, and they're marking the occasion with a film executive produced by Martin Scorsese and billed as "their first official career-spanning documentary."

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Bonnaroo SuperJam To Include Members Of The Doors And The Grateful Dead

Skrillex will collaborate with classic-rock superstars Robby Krieger and Mickey Hart.

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Bob Weir Calls for Grateful Dead Reunion

With the 50th anniversary of the Grateful Dead's formation coming up in 2015, Bob Weir is urging the group's surviving founding members to put aside their differences for some sort of commemorative event.

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40 Years Ago: The Grateful Dead Release ‘Wake of the Flood’

The Grateful Dead went three years between studio albums in the period leading up to 'Wake of the Flood.' Over that time, blues-soaked keyboardist Ron "Pigpen" McKernan had died, and his replacement, Keith Godchaux, would take the group into jazzier territory on the 1973 return.

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Grateful Dead Beer’s Secret Ingredient Is Something Very Grateful Deady

A new Grateful Dead beer will be hitting the market this fall. The band worked with Dogfish Head Craft Brewery to create American Beauty, a "bold pale ale made with 100 percent U.S.-grown ingredients." But it took a suggestion from a fan to get the mix just right.

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Grateful Dead’s 1972 Benefit Concert Set for Release

On Aug. 1, the late Jerry Garcia’s birthday, Dead Heads got a treat: a special one-time theatrical showing of a 1972 benefit concert the Grateful Dead performed in Veneta, Ore., for the Kesey family’s Springfield Creamery. But if you missed it, you're in luck. The Dead are releasing the whole thing on CD, DVD, LP and via digital download.

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45 Years Ago: The Grateful Dead’s ‘Anthem of the Sun’ Album Released

The Grateful Dead's self-titled debut album from 1967 was a casserole of folk, rock, blues and psychedelia. But it didn't quite capture the live Dead experience. So on their second album, 'Anthem of the Sun,' they set out to bring their celebrated concert experience into the studio.

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Grateful Dead To Release Box Set of 1977 Tour

For fans of the Grateful Dead, their May 8, 1977 concert at Cornell University remains a touchstone moment, perhaps the most cherished set in a tapestry of legendary shows. Now, the band wants to expand that legend with a new ultra-rare 14-disc box set focusing on five complete shows from that '77 tour.

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Warren Haynes to Lead Symphonic Celebration of Jerry Garcia

This summer Allman Brothers Band guitarist Warren Haynes is teaming with distinguished symphonies like the Boston Pops and the San Francisco Symphony to bring the music of Jerry Garcia to fans in an entirely new way. The collaborators will approach the late singer's original compositions and Grateful Dead hits at nine different halls and amphitheaters across the country.

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40 Years Ago: Jerry Garcia Arrested for Speeding and Drug Possession In New Jersey

On March 27, 1973, Jerry Garcia was pulled over for what should have been a routine speeding ticket in New Jersey. The traffic stop turned into a full-on nightmare for the Grateful Dead leader when police searched his car, resulting in a charge for drug possession.

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The Band, Grateful Dead + ‘Dazed and Confused’ Vinyl Announced for Record Store Day

Rhino Records will celebrate Record Store Day with special vinyl releases focusing on the Band, the Grateful Dead and the hits-packed 'Dazed and Confused' soundtrack. These limited edition albums will be available at participating independent record stores on April 20.

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