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By Robert Greenfield

For greater than thirty years, Jerry Garcia used to be the musical and religious middle of the thankful useless, the most well known rock bands of all time. In Dark Star, the 1st biography of Garcia released after his loss of life, Garcia is remembered through those that knew him top. jointly the voices during this oral biography discover his extraordinary lifestyles: his youth in San Francisco; the formation of his musical identification; the Dead's street to rock stardom; and his ultimate, crushing habit to heroin. Interviews with Jerry's former other halves, fanatics, family, shut neighbors, musical companions, and cultural cohorts create a behind-the-scenes examine the making of a rock-and-roll icon—and on the rate of repute.

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