I am sincerely sorry that I overlooked the members of this band that are deceased. I feel really bad about it. So I will be updating "Gone But Not Forgotten" today to include these guys:
The Dead is known for many things but the first thing I always think of is their immense, intense following. Deadheads are probably the most loyal, committed fans in history! Any Deadheads out there? Again, I don't know how they missed my list and I thank the two readers who caught this major faux pas.
I am GRATEFUL to:
"Their musical influences varied widely with input from the psychedelic rock of the era, combined with blues, jazz, rock and roll, and bluegrass. These various influences were distilled into a diverse and psychedelic whole that made the Grateful Dead "the pioneering Godfathers of the jam band world."