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By Scott W. Allen

Aces again to again: The heritage of the thankful lifeless (1965 - 2014) information the thankful Dead's whole 50-year heritage, all the way through January, 2015, together with the Dead's assertion approximately their old reunion indicates in Chicago this summer season, making it the main targeted and up to date account of the Dead's historical past ever written.

Aces again to again covers the occasions resulting in the band's inception in addition to their whole 30-year reign, and is the one booklet that recounts the post-Jerry Garcia interval - from the loss of life of Garcia, and on in the course of the surviving members' incarnations because the different Ones, the useless, RatDog, Phil Lesh and neighbors, the Mickey Hart Band, 7 Walkers, and Furthur.

Our biography contains a Foreword from thankful lifeless lyricist and popular civil libertarian John Perry Barlow. the canopy is drawn via acclaimed poster artist Steve Johannsen (Grateful useless, Furthur, Gov't Mule) and the inner positive factors 20 unique illustrations through Steve and the talented Lauren Kroutil.

Aces again to again strains the group's heritage from their earliest roots - the spring, 1961 assembly of Jerry Garcia and Robert Hunter - and takes the reader correct as much as January, 2015.

Every very important second within the Dead's background in-between is roofed. This e-book celebrates the main minute - Weir will get to sing just about all of the songs at '78 exhibits in San Diego simply because Jerry is in poor health - and doesn't omit the consideration: the Acid checks, the Haight-Ashbury, Woodstock, the Wall of Sound, Watkins Glen, the may perhaps eight, 1977 exhibit at Cornell, the Egypt live shows, at nighttime, the Deadheads.

All the main gamers are right here, too; between them: Neal Cassady, Jack Kerouac, Ken Kesey, the Merry Pranksters, Robert Hunter, John Barlow, invoice Graham, Mouse & Kelley, Jerry's guitar heritage with luthier Doug Irwin, the Mime Troupe, the kin puppy, Winterland, Augustus Owsley Stanley III.

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