What is the meaning of the lyrics to the Grateful Dead song Sunrise?
What is the meaning of the lyrics to the Grateful Dead song Uncle John's Band written by Robert Hunter?
This is a tribute to a string-band called The New Lost City Ramblers, headed by John Cohen, which also included Mike Seeger and Tom Paley. The lyrics refer to several songs by that band such as "The Story The Crow Told Me", "Buckdancer's Choice", "Easy Street" and "Beggers Tune". They influenced many folk artists of the sixties, including the Grateful Dead.
They briefly called themselves The Warlocks, but after hearing of another band having that name, They went in search of a new one. According to Phil Lesh's autobiography, They were flipping through the dictionary and there it was, Grateful Dead. Meaning was something to the effect of " the dead, having no resource when alive, was grateful to whomever gave aid (and resource) to enable "the dead' to recieve a proper burrial. Hence, the "Grateful…
What is the meaning of the lyrics to the Grateful Dead song deep elem blue's written by Robert Hunter?
What is the name of the song that has lyrics i don't know what I have been told but its hard to run with the weight of gold?
The official logo of Grateful Dead using the skull in the center does spell out the band's name. It is the word 'Grateful' in a semicircle on the top of a skull in a circle and 'Dead' in a semicircle across the bottom of the circle. A few variations of this logo were used on different album covers for the Grateful Dead.