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Former Grateful Dead manager Jon McIntire dead at 70

Jon McIntire, who managed the Grateful Dead briefly during the '70s and is credited with first coining the term "Dead Head" to describe the band's fans, has died at the age of 70.

Grateful Dead make "The Long, Strange Trip" to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has announced the spring opening of a major exhibit dedicated to ultimate cult band, The Grateful Dead. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has announced the spring opening of a major exhibit dedicated to ultimate cult band, The Grateful Dead.

Jerry Garcia remembered by the San Francisco Giants

Jerry Garcia, who sang the national anthem at 1993's opening-day game of the San Francisco Giants, will be honored at the Giants-Cubs game on Aug. 9, the 15th anniversary of the Grateful Dead co-founder's death.

Grateful Dead Archives Find Home At UC Santa Cruz

The archives of the Grateful Dead--comprised of more than 30 years of memorabilia that includes the band's first recording contract, life-size replicas of the band members' skeletons and artwork hand-made by fans--is headed to University of California at Santa Cruz, where it will be displayed in a dedicated, interactive reading room at the university's McHenry Library, according to the San Francisco Chronicle.

Wolfgang's Vault responds to suit filed by Grateful Dead, others

The owner of a rock memorabilia website has responded to accusations raised against him by a lineup of music icons that includes Grateful Dead Productions, Carlos Santana, The Doors and Led Zeppelin.

Grateful Dead, The Doors lead Grammy honor roll

The Grateful Dead and The Doors head a list of influential musical legends to be honored with The Recording Academy's Lifetime Achievement Award in 2007.

Grateful Dead, Santana, others join forces in legal fight

A heavyweight lineup of rock icons that includes Grateful Dead Productions, Carlos Santana, and the remaining members of The Doors and Led Zeppelin have filed a lawsuit against the operator of a memorabilia website.

Grateful Dead keyboardist commits suicide

Vince Welnick, keyboardist for The Grateful Dead and, prior to that gig, a member of The Tubes, took his own life on Friday (6/2). Various reports give his age as 51 or 55.
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