[27], In September 2016, Weir released a new album of "cowboy songs" titled Blue Mountain. "[10] Late in the year, the band relented and took Weir and Pigpen back in full-time. [24], Weir also confirmed in an interview with The Guardian in May, 2016, that he was writing a book. Terrapin Station (1977) As far as the actual Grateful Dead studio output goes, this one gets pretty … It was the group's first album to be certified gold by the RIAA and remained their best seller until surpassed by Skeletons from the Closet. This album was released on Record Store Day in April 2019. This 5 CD set of music from those shows was released in 2004. [43] He also is a member of the Advisory Board of the Jerry Garcia Foundation along with Peter Shapiro and Seth Rogin. Robert Hall Weir (/wɪər/ WEER;[1] né Parber, born October 16, 1947) is an American musician and songwriter best known as a founding member of the rock band Grateful Dead. In 2011, Weir founded the Tamalpais Research Institute, also known as TRI Studios. A 4 CD set recorded live at the April 25, 27, 28 and 29, 1971 shows at the Fillmore East. Early pictures of The Warlocks in concert show him playing a Gretsch Duo-Jet,[45] and after the Warlocks became the Grateful Dead, Weir briefly played a Rickenbacker 365, a Guild Starfire IV semi-hollowbody (with Garcia playing an identical cherry red Starfire IV, which appear very similar to the Gibson ES-335) as well as a Fender Telecaster before settling on a cherry red 1965 Gibson ES-335 as his primary guitar for the following decade. [4] The band remains active. The RatDog Quartet, featuring Weir, Jay Lane, Robin Sylvester, and Jonathan Wilson debuted on March 3, at the Sweetwater Music Hall. See more details about this release The Twilight Zone (Volume 1): Original Soundtrack from the TV series, Grateful Dead / … A 3 CD / 1 DVD set recorded live on July 7, 1989 at the John F. Kennedy Stadium, Philadelphia. A 3 CD set recorded live on December 31, 1976 at the Cow Palace in San Francisco. In 1974, Weir began working with Jeff Hasselberger at Ibanez to develop a custom instrument. The band was known for its unique and eclectic style, which fused elements of rock, folk, bluegrass, blues, reggae, country, improvisational jazz, psychedelia and space rock, and … The Grateful Dead ‎ (LP, Album, Mono) Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. Records. T The Grateful Dead were billed as Formerly The Warlocks for these two shows. [3] In 2015, Weir, along with former Grateful Dead members Mickey Hart and Bill Kreutzmann, joined with Grammy-winning singer/guitarist John Mayer, bassist Oteil Burbridge, and keyboardist Jeff Chimenti to form the band Dead & Company. Shortly before Garcia's death in 1995, Weir formed another band, RatDog Revue, later shortened to RatDog. They played 22 shows starting at the end of October, concluding with a four show New Year's run including two shows in San Francisco and two in Los Angeles, ending with a three set show on New Year's Eve. Fifty years ago, the year 1970 was not only a busy one for San Francisco’s Grateful Dead, it was one that would come to define them artistically and productively for many years to come. A 4 CD set recorded live at the 7 shows held in England in April and May 1972. [29], During the spring of 2018, Weir performed a series of concerts with former Grateful Dead bassist Phil Lesh. The parking lot experience was an incredible experience in itself and for a few summers after I graduated 2 years early from High School than I was suppose to, I followed them up and down the East Coast. In 1980 he formed another side band, Bobby and the Midnites. A 2 CD set recorded live on April 26, 1972 at Jahrhundert Halle, Frankfurt, Germany. A 6 CD box set of all the music played at the October 8 & 9, 1989 Hampton Coliseum shows. [41] Bob Weir's sister-in law is Leilani Münter, a race car driver in the ARCA Racing Series circuit.[42]. He later contributed to Kelly's 1987 album A Wing and a Prayer, on Relix Records. See more details about the album: Buy from amazon.com CD 1. Released in October 1971 on Warner Bros. Records, it is their second live double album. Lesh described Weir's playing as "quirky, whimsical and goofy" and noted his ability to play chord voicings on the guitar (with only four fingers) that one would normally hear from a keyboard (with up to ten fingers). Hunter, Robert, Stephen Peters, Chuck Wills, Dennis McNally. A 15 CD release of all the music from five Grateful Dead show at Boston, New York City and Passaic in June 1976. During the early 1970s, Weir also used a Gibson ES-345, a 1961 or 1962 Gibson SG and a black Gibson Les Paul of indeterminate age in 1971. [34][35] Weir made her acquaintance through Mickey Hart, who dated her briefly. The discography of the rock band the Grateful Dead includes more than 200 albums, the majority of them recorded live in concert. "If Les were still alive today, I have absolutely no doubt that he and Bob would be experimenting together at TRI Studios or at Les's house and the results would be extraordinary. This album was released on Record Store Day in April 2014. A 4 CD set recorded live at the April 25, 27, 28 and 29, 1971 shows at the Fillmore East. On New Year's Eve, 1963, 16-year-old Weir and an underage friend were wandering the back alleys of Palo Alto, looking for a club that would admit them, when they heard banjo music. [47] Weir began playing the Ibanez 2681 during the recording of Blues for Allah; this was a testbed instrument with sliding pickups that Hasselberger used to develop several additional 2681s for use onstage, as well as Weir's custom "Cowboy Fancy" guitar, which he played from 1976 until the mid-1980s. Garden Aud., Vancouver Canada, Robert F. 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Dick's Picks, Vol. In 2020, through the week ending Nov. 5, Grateful Dead has sold 248,000 albums across its entire catalog of albums – the 19th most of any act this year. After years of listening to and loving the companion album, Reckoning, which features the same line-up and was recorded at the same shows (Reckoning was all acoustic songs), and which features sparkling sound quality, I finally decided to give Dead Set a try. In 1972 MGM released the compilation The History of the Grateful Dead on their archival imprint Pride. The "Vibe" of the Grateful Dead is kept alive today by the many festivals that celebrate their traditions. The band is known for its eclectic style, which fused elements of rock, folk, country, jazz, bluegrass, blues, gospel, and psychedelic rock; for live performances of lengthy instrumental jams; and for its devoted fan base, known as "Deadheads". Weir's acoustic guitars include several Martins, a Guild, an Ovation, and a line of Alvarez-Yairi signature models. His unique guitar style is strongly influenced by the hard bop pianist McCoy Tyner and he has cited artists as diverse as John Coltrane, the Rev. W 1689, 1689. "Fare Thee Well: Celebrating 50 Years of Grateful Dead" was billed as the original four members' last performance together. The 2013 high-definition digital, remastered release features the edited versions, as originally released, of the four tracks which were extended for the 2003 Rhino release. "A statement from the venue said Weir was 'under the weather.'"[19]. Genres: Psychedelic Rock, Jam Band, Folk Rock. This page summarises the multi-CD archive live Grateful Dead releases since 1995 that have not been part of a series such as Dick's Picks, Road Trips, From The Vault, Europe '72 or Spring 1990. … W 1689, 1689. A 3 CD set recorded live March 24-26, 1990 at Knickerbocker Arena, Albany, NY. On April 25, 2013, Weir collapsed onstage during a Furthur performance at the Capitol Theater in Port Chester, New York. The Grateful Dead's second live album, released October 24, 1971. The Grateful Dead. The album was reissued for Record Store Day 2011 on 180g vinyl cut from the original analog/mono masters from 1967 - the first time in over 40 years it had been released in this form. [39] Together they have two daughters, Shala Monet Weir[39][40] and Chloe Kaelia Weir. [33], Weir remained single throughout his years with the Grateful Dead, although he lived for several years (1969–1975) with Frankie Hart. Surprisingly, while The Grateful Dead has now sent 100 different albums onto the Billboard 200, only one release in their half-century-long history has broken into the top 10. Based on the negative, original critical reviews of this album, I avoided it for a long time. [14], In 2012, Weir toured with Chris Robinson of the Black Crowes and singer/songwriter Jackie Greene as the Weir, Robinson, & Greene Acoustic Trio.[15]. They followed the music to its source, Dana Morgan's Music Store. [44] He is an honorary member of the board of directors of the environmental organization Rainforest Action Network, along with Woody Harrelson, Bonnie Raitt, and John Densmore. The Grateful Dead was a huge part of my life and it still is to this day. She was allegedly the inspiration for the Robert Hunter, Bob Weir song "Sugar Magnolia". In 2017, HTK performed live in the studio at KPFA-FM in Berkeley, as part of the Grateful Dead Marathon fundraiser. [17], On August 10, 2014, Weir abruptly canceled all of his upcoming appearances, according to The Huffington Post, "The cancellations include all shows for the rest of the year with his band Ratdog, as well as a concert with Furthur". Weir resuscitated RatDog in March 2013. Grateful Dead (Skull & Roses), Grateful Dead, 1971: April 5, 1971: 3 live songs: Grateful Dead (Skull & Roses), Grateful Dead, 1971: April 6, 1971: 2 live tracks: The Golden Road (1965-1973), Grateful Dead, 2001: April 25, 1971: 10 live songs: Ladies and Gentlemen ..., Grateful Dead, 2000: April 26, 1971: 3 live songs: Grateful Dead (Skull & Roses), Grateful Dead, 1971 The album simulates the progression of an actual Grateful Dead concert and was certified Gold by the RIAA in November 1990. A 2 CD set recorded live at the early and late shows on February 11, 1969 at the Fillmore East. Although published without a title, it is generally known by the names Skull and Roses and Skull Fuck. Tracks. This album was released on Black Friday Record Store Day in November 2013. 1987’s In … In 1994, he was inducted into The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of the Grateful Dead. Grateful Dead Identifier GratefulDead Mediatype collection Num_top_ba 10 Numeric_id 3 Publicdate 2004-03-27 12:49:52 Publisher Internet Archive etree.org Show_related_music_by_track true Subject grateful dead, jam, rock, jerry garcia Title Grateful Dead Title_message Free Music He had trouble in school because of undiagnosed dyslexia and he was expelled from nearly every school he attended, including Menlo School in Atherton[7] and Fountain Valley School in Colorado, where he met future Grateful Dead lyricist John Perry Barlow.[8]. Be the first to know about the Grateful Dead’s exclusive limited-edition releases, breaking news on the band, community events, and so much more. A 3 CD set recorded live at the April 24, 1972 show from Dusseldorf, West Germany. Weir played rhythm guitar and sang a large portion of the lead vocals through all of the Dead's 30-year career. The duo, with guest musicians, was billed as Bobby and Phil. Grateful Dead Records GDCD-4020-2. In the fall of 1968, the Dead played some concerts without Weir and Ron "Pigpen" McKernan. Not only is he an extraordinary talent who has given us an amazing array of legendary music, but he is an innovator who understands music, technologies and the spirit of Les Paul," said Michael Braunstein, executive director of the Les Paul Foundation. These various influences were distilled into a diverse and psychedelicwhole that made the … - Overall album rank: #11,457 - Rank in decade: #2,256 - Rank in year: #229 - Appears in: 9 charts. The band continues to tour regularly. Hart had been a go-go dancer at the Peppermint Lounge in New York, had worked in Apple Records American marketing department, and had performed on the TV shows Hullabaloo and Shindig!. [49][50], In August 2016, during a preview of Weir's new solo album, Blue Mountain, Weir stated that the only instrument he used during the recording of the album was a Martin acoustic guitar.[51]. The Grateful Dead was an American rock band formed in 1965 in Palo Alto, California. A live version of the album's best-known song, "Playing in the Band", had been issued on the Skull & Roses album of the previous year. Bertha (Garcia / Hunter) Me And My Uncle (John Phillips) Next Time You See Me (Harvey / Forest) China Cat Sunflower (Garcia / Hunter) [25], In June 2016, at the Bonnaroo Arts And Music Festival, Weir received the first ever Les Paul Spirit Award, from the Les Paul Foundation. [16] Weir resumed performing that summer. Weir has participated in the various reformations of the Grateful Dead's members, including 1998, 2000, and 2002 stints as The Other Ones and in 2003, 2004 and 2009 as The Dead. [7][36][37][38], On July 15, 1999, Weir married Natascha Münter in Mill Valley, California. In 2009 Bob Weir and Phil Lesh formed a new band called Furthur—so-named in honor of Ken Kesey's famous psychedelically-painted bus. During his career with the Grateful Dead, Weir played mostly rhythm guitar and sang many of the band's rock-n-roll and country & western songs. The final Grateful Dead show at Winterland on December 31, 1978. In addition, Ratdog performs many of their own originals, most of which were released on the album Evening Moods. Although she and Weir never married, she adopted his last name after moving in with him and was subsequently known as Frankie Weir. The performance footage in the Grateful Dead Movie was filmed at Winterland during the October 1974 shows. In early July 2015, Weir joined the other original living members of the Grateful Dead —Mickey Hart, Bill Kreutzmann, and Phil Lesh — for three shows at Soldier Field in Chicago. Based on demand, two additional Fare Thee Will concerts were added to the series, performed in late June 2015 at Levi Stadium in California. He met her following her first Grateful Dead show in New York in 1968. Weir also founded and played in several other bands during and after his career with the Grateful Dead, including Kingfish, the Bob Weir Band, Bobby and the Midnites, Scaring the Children, RatDog, and Furthur, which he co-led with former Grateful Dead bassist Phil Lesh. [28] The album was inspired by his time working as a ranch hand in Wyoming, when he was fifteen years old. The Grateful Dead’s Greatest Year The band’s 1977 shows were some of their most epic. In 2008 he performed in the two Deadheads for Obama concerts. [18] According to Jambase, Ratdog performed without Weir in Las Vegas in July 2014. [23], In 2016, a live recording of Weir performing with The National was included on the massive Day of the Dead. 12, Grateful Dead, 1998 Three CDs of music from June 26, 1974 at the Providence Civic Center, Providence and June 28, 1974 at the Boston Garden, Boston. A limited edition 2 LP release of acoustic Dead and solo Pigpen from the April 18, 1970 show at Family Dog On The Great Highway. Historic Dead was preceded by another Sunflower Records album recorded at the Avalon in 1966, Vintage Dead. [22] Weir performed a solo acoustic set, and was joined mid-set by guitarist Dan Kanter. A few tracks from that performance were on his last album, “Undisclosed Location,” released in 2018. A DVD and 3 CD set of the Sunshine Daydream movie and all the music played at the Springfield Creamery Benefit in Veneta, Oregon on August 27, 1972. Grateful Dead is an album by rock band the Grateful Dead. Without a Net is a recording of the Grateful Dead in concert. The Story Of The Grateful Dead Vinyl reissue of 8 Grateful Dead albums in a 14 LP box set Garcia Live: Volume 14 Jerry Garcia / John Kahn set from January 27, 1986 Workingmans Dead (50th Anniv Edition) 3 CD release of album plus live music from 2/22/1971 Workingmans Dead (50th Anniv LP) a limited edition LP release of the album With his post-Grateful Dead bands, Weir has played a Modulus G3FH custom, a Gibson ES-335, and a 1956 Fender Telecaster previously owned by James Louis Parber, his late half-brother. A 6 CD release of all the music from the Grateful Dead shows on July 12 & 13, 1989 at the Robert F. Kennedy Stadium, Washington, D.C. CD and LP release of the acoustic Grateful Dead sets from the October 9 & 10, 1980 shows at the Warfield. These shows, with the band billed as "Mickey and the Hartbeats", were intermixed with full-lineup Grateful Dead concerts. A 2 CD set recorded live at the October 16, 1989 show at Meadowlands Sports Arena, E. Rutherford, New Jersey. Released in 2003 as a 4 CD set and as a DVD. In May, 2016, Weir was a guest speaker & performer for the second annual Einstein Gala, in Toronto, Canada,[21] an event honoring the legacy of Albert Einstein and new visionaries in the arts and sciences. RECORDED LIVE at the Warfield Theater, San Francisco, September 25 - October 14, 1980, and at Radio City Music Hall, New York, October 22 - 31, 1980. These four surviving members (known as the "Core Four") were joined by Jeff Chimenti on keys and Phish's Trey Anastasio on lead guitar and shared vocals, and Bruce Hornsby on piano. The Beatles significantly influenced their musical direction. There’s nothing like seeing them “Live”, which is now impossible. Included in this line-up were Keith Godchaux and his wife Donna, both of whom would be in the band by the time of the album's release. New Releases. "[9] Originally called Mother McCree's Uptown Jug Champions, the band was later renamed The Warlocks and eventually the Grateful Dead. He performed with the band two days later in Atlantic City, but on April 29 a representative announced that Weir would be "unable to perform in any capacity for the next several weeks" for unspecified reasons. In his biography of Jerry Garcia, Blair Jackson notes, "Garcia and Lesh determined that Weir and Pigpen were not pulling their weight musically in the band… Most of the band fights at this time were about Bobby's guitar playing. The reunion was 20 years nearly to the day since the band's final concert with Jerry Garcia at the same venue in 1995. [13], In the late 1970s, Weir began to experiment with slide guitar techniques and perform certain songs during Dead shows using the slide. Complete discography, ratings, reviews and more. The band has also released more than two dozen singles and a number of videos. Her real name at that time was Frankie Azzara (from a previous marriage), but used the stage name "Frankie Hart" (after apparently "borrowing" Hart's last name). Gary Davis, and Igor Stravinsky as influences.[7]. A limited edition 2 LP release of music from the May 4, 1979 Grateful Dead show at the Hampton Coliseum. "Their music", writes Lenny Kaye, "touches on ground that most other groups don't even know exists." Weir is on the board of directors of the Rex Foundation, the Furthur Foundation, and HeadCount. It compiles performances from October 1989 to April 1990, and was released in September 1990. The Grateful Dead, Grateful Dead, 2000. Terrapin Station is the ninth studio album by the Grateful Dead, released July 27, 1977.It was the first Grateful Dead album on Arista Records and the first studio album after the band returned to live touring, following a nearly two-year hiatus. In late 2015 Weir teamed up with former Grateful Dead bandmates Mickey Hart and Billy Kreutzmann as well as guitarist John Mayer, bassist Oteil Burbridge and keyboardist Jeff Chimenti to form Dead & Company. Weir's 2012 collaboration with members of The National as part of The Bridge Session helped pave the way for the Grateful Dead tribute. In RatDog, Weir performs covers of songs by various artists, including The Beatles, Bob Dylan, Chuck Berry, and Willie Dixon while also performing many Grateful Dead songs. I couldn't think of anything else more worth doing. The release was followed by a tour beginning in October 2016. In 1978 he fronted the Bob Weir Band with Brent Mydland, who joined the Grateful Dead the following year. [6] He began playing guitar at age thirteen after less successful experimentation with the piano and the trumpet. "What we saw them doing was impossibly attractive. Jason Crosby was their featured guest at the first two shows. In 2009 Bob Weir and Phil Lesh formed a new band called Furthur—so-named in honor of Ken Kesey's famous psychedelically-painted bus. A limited edition 4 LP release of the complete show at the Capitol Theatre in Passaic, NJ on April 25, 1977. That same year, Wales moved farther north to Weaverville in the Trinity Alps, where he lived without a cell phone or computer. [48] Weir began using a Modulus Blackknife at that point, and continued to play the Blackknife, along with a hybrid Modulus/Casio guitar for the "Space" segment of Grateful Dead concerts for the rest of that band's history. TRI is a high-tech recording studio and virtual music venue, used to stream live concerts over the internet in high-definition. On April 23, 2014, The Other One: The Long Strange Trip of Bob Weir premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival directed by Mike Fleiss husband of Miss America 2012, Laura Kaeppeler. The band is a trio, with Weir on guitar and vocals, Don Was on upright bass, and Jay Lane on drums. Grateful Dead discography and songs: Music profile for Grateful Dead, formed 1965. [11][12], The incident apparently led to a period of significant growth in Weir's guitar playing. Official Site Of The Grateful Dead. Phil Lesh said that when drummer Mickey Hart left the band temporarily in early 1971, he was able to hear Weir's playing more clearly than ever and "I found myself astonished, delighted and excited beyond measure at what Bobby was doing." He is also on the honorary board of directors of Little Kids Rock, a non-profit organization that provides free musical instruments and instruction to children in under-served public schools throughout the U.S. Weir spoke about what science and innovation had meant to him. Through the years. After the Grateful Dead disbanded in 1995,[2] Weir performed with The Other Ones, later known as The Dead, together with other former members of the Grateful Dead. Weir has participated in the various reformations of the Grateful Dead's members, including 1998, 2000, and 2002 stints as The Other Ones and in 2003, 2004 and 2009 as The Dead.In 2008 he performed in the two Deadheads for Obama concerts. Weir and Garcia spent the night playing music together and then decided to form a band. "The Beatles were why we turned from a jug band into a rock 'n' roll band," said Bob Weir. Hundred Year Hall Grateful Dead Initial release : September 1995. The band finished the show without him. [31][32] They continued touring in the Spring of 2019 with twenty more shows. 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This album was released on Record Store Day in April 2016. The latter release was the final Dead album to feature Pigpen McKernan, a heavy drinker who died of liver failure on March 8, 1973; his replacement was keyboardist Keith Godchaux, who brought with him wife Donna Jean to sing backing vocals. Both are believed to have been recorded on September 16, 1966. Here, a young Jerry Garcia, oblivious to the date, was waiting for his students to arrive. "[26], Weir received the 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2016 Americana Honors & Awards in Nashville, TN. On October 5, 2015, Weir performed with Ratdog at a special celebratory 60th Birthday Bash for Steve Kimock, it was the first time Ratdog had performed again since the aforementioned cancellations of his 2014 summer tour.[20]. A 2 CD / 1 DVD set recorded live on September 15 & 16, 1978 at the Gizah Sound and Light Theater, Cairo, Egypt.. A 3 CD set recorded live on May 28, 1977 at the Hartford Civic Center. See more details about the CD release     See more details about the DVD release. [30], Weir performed a concert tour in the Fall of 2018, as Bob Weir and Wolf Bros. This show was also released on DVD. A limited edition 3 LP release of the complete show at the Shrine Exposition Hall in Los Angeles on November 10, 1967. A double CD release of the July 4, 1989 show at Rich Stadium, Orchard Park, NY. Weir's first solo album Ace appeared in 1972, with the Grateful Dead performing as the band on the album, though credited individually. [46] Weir can also be seen playing a sunburst ES-335 in The Grateful Dead Movie, filmed in October 1974. Official site includes information about The Dead, individual band members, merchandise, the Dick's Picks series, links, pictures, almanac, message board, tickets and tour information. The Grateful Dead was an American rock band formed in 1965 in the San Francisco Bay Area. While continuing to perform as a member of the Grateful Dead, in 1975 and 1976 Weir played in the Bay Area band Kingfish with friends Matt Kelly and Dave Torbert. A 2 CD set recorded live at the May 15 and 16, 1980 shows at Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, NY. Although the eponymous album was published without a title, it is generally referred to as 'Skull and Roses' due to the iconic cover art by Alton Kelley.The band originally wanted to call the album 'Skull Fuck', but not surprisingly, Warner Brothers objected. 1960s – Before the term was invented, The Grateful Dead became one of the first cult acts in music. [26] "I cannot think of anyone more fitting to be honored with the first annual Les Paul Spirit Award than Bob Weir. Double CD set from the April 26, 1972 show at the Jahrhundert Halle, Frankfurt, Germany. Albums include American Beauty, Workingman's Dead, and Live/Dead. 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