The Grateful Dead, one of America's most endeared rock bands, formed in 1965. Renown for their marathon concerts of pure musical improvisation.
The Grateful dead were famous for creating their music from many musical styles and influences. Grateful Dead touring is legendary with an entourage of diehard fans known as the "Deadheads" following the band around the planet, sometimes for several months at a time!
The band was also famous for their sense of community, often performing free benefit concerts in the San Francisco area where free food and lodging was arranged for all concertgoers.
Because of their unique position within the music industry, the close to mystic persona of the band and its members, no surprise that a legion of fans still reminisce of this unforgettable era in rock music history!