"Cumberland Blues" taps into America's unbreakable, working-class spirit.

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by Peter Wendel

In honor of Brent Mydland's recent birthday – October 21st – here's footage of The Grateful Dead performing on that special date in 1988.

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by Peter Wendel

Jerry Garcia slipped into a diabetic coma on July 8, 1986. It nearly killed him at the age of 43.

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by Peter Wendel

Hear three of The Dead's finest performances of "Cosmic Charlie" – a song that plays an important role in the band's evolutionary timeline.

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by Peter Wendel

Pigpen's influence on The Grateful Dead's early work helped create the band's raw, unpolished sound and style.

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by Peter Wendel

Although 1995 was a poorly played year for The Dead, "Visions Of Johanna" was one of the consistent bright spots.

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by Peter Wendel

Uncle Jer waxes poetic about live music, drugs, Deadheads and the secret behind the longevity of The Grateful Dead.

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by Peter Wendel

Hear some of the hottest performances of "Shakedown Street" – a song that represents the "Disco Dead" at their best.

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by Peter Wendel