DeadTest™ Vol. 30 – All of Jerry’s Friends

by Peter Wendel
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The 30th volume of the DeadTest™ collection stretches beyond the strict confines of The Grateful Dead to include Jerry Garcia’s side projects on which he collaborated with a host of friends and associates.

Those side projects – like the Jerry Garcia Acoustic Band – provided an outlet for Jerry’s far-flung musical interests, like bluegrass and gospel. If you’re strictly a fan of The Dead, this test could drag you out of your comfort zone. Good luck!

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DeadTest™ Vol. 30 – All of Jerry’s Friends

Here we are back in Jerry Land! The 30th volume of the DeadTest™ collection stretches beyond the strict confines of The Grateful Dead to include Jerry Garcia’s side projects on which he collaborated with a host of friends and associates.

Those side projects – like the Jerry Garcia Acoustic Band – provided an outlet for Jerry’s far-flung musical interests, like bluegrass and gospel. If you’re strictly a fan of The Dead, this test could drag you out of your comfort zone. Good luck!

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Peter Wendel is a journalist and PR consultant. He's attended hundreds of concerts and festivals, including the Peach, Mountain Jam, the All Good and Lockn'. He's ridden legendary Grateful Dead runs from Ventura County Fairgrounds to Irvine Meadows (CA) from the Nassau Coliseum (NY) to the Boston Garden (MA). Peter is a former U.S. Marine who – after running into trouble with every last one of his commanding officers – received an honorable discharge and a direct order never to return. Born in California and raised in New Jersey, Peter lived in Boston and Joshua Tree (CA) before settling in the nation's capital. Find him on tour at PWendel@SongMango.com.

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