Jerome John Garcia, known to millions of music fans the world over simply as Jerry, was born August 1, 1942, in the city that will always be associated with the Grateful Dead: San Francisco. Today, while a new and Jerry-less incarnation of the band, Dead & Company, fills arenas and stadiums, Garcia's songs are finding a new generation of fans while still thrilling older generations of Deadheads. On his birthday, in photographs from throughout his long career as co-founder, songwriter, guitarist, and singer for the Dead, FOTO celebrates Jerry Garcia's life and music, onstage and off.Richard E. Aaron/Redferns A LITTLE RAGGEDY Henry Diltz/Corbis via Getty Images LOOK AWAY
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