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An American band that came into being in 1965 in Palo Alto in California, Grateful dead was known for their unique style of music that fused many other genres of music to their style. The genres incorporated into their music included blues, country, jazz, and reggae. The Grateful Dead were active from 1965 until 1995 and had signed with numerous labels such as Warner Bros, Arista, Grateful Dead and finally Rhino records.
The group managed to sell over 35 million album copies worldwide and continue to receive numerous accolades for their works to this day. The band was inducted into the Hall of Fame of Rock and Roll in 1994. The group’s performance at Cornell University in May 1997 was finally added to the National Recording Registry of the library of Congress, a great achievement for the group. The band has also received a Lifetime Achievement Award in the February 2007 Grammys.
Grateful Dead had very dedicated fans who were commonly referred to as the ‘Deadheads’ and they were always in the habit of following the group around for each and every concert they performed. The group performed at over 2000 concerts during their music career. The group was famous for their extended musical jams in their live performances which were attributed to the various individual or group improvisations as they performed on live stage.
After the disbandment of the band, former members of the band returned to tour in 1998 as ‘The Other Ones’ and later from 2003 to 2009 as ‘The Dead’. The band was disbanded with mutual consent from the members following the death of Jerry Garcia (the groups lead guitarist) who was generally portrayed as the leader of the band. The remaining members of Grateful Dead however went on to pursue solo music careers.
The classic 12 man line-up of Grateful Dead included Jerry Garcia, Bob Weir, Phil, Bill, Ron "Pigpen", Robert, Mickey, Tom, Keith, Donna Jean, Brent and Vince. These are the most popular members of the band.