New Jerry Garcia Web Site Features 5,000 Hours of Free Music, Plus Some Fantastic Archival Material

jerry siteA lit­tle some­thing for the Dead Heads among us.  relaunched this past week, and boy does it deliv­er. Run by Gar­ci­a’s fam­i­ly, the new site offers great visu­al time­lines of the singer-song­writer’s life and the 26 bands he played with; a cool look at the many gui­tars he owned and loved; inter­ac­tive maps that let you fol­low 10 Grate­ful Dead tours from 1970 to 1993. You can also lis­ten to the shows them­selves, which have been archived gra­cious­ly by — some­thing we’ve told you about before. In total, the new site will lead you to 5,000 hours of record­ed music and 3,450 shows, accord­ing to Rolling Stone. It’s a beau­ti­ful thing to see Jer­ry’s life and music being cel­e­brat­ed in such an open way.

Relat­ed Con­tent:   

Bob Dylan and The Grate­ful Dead Rehearse Togeth­er in Sum­mer 1987. Lis­ten to 74 Tracks

8,976 Free Grate­ful Dead Con­cert Record­ings in the Inter­net Archive, Explored by the New York­er

The Grate­ful Dead’s “Ulti­mate Boot­leg” Now Online & Added to the Library of Con­gress’ Nation­al Record­ing Reg­istry

Jer­ry Gar­cia Talks About the Birth of the Grate­ful Dead & Play­ing Kesey’s Acid Tests in New Ani­mat­ed Video

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