47 Grateful Dead Quotes On Success In Life

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Best Grateful Dead Quotes

  1. “I have all the patience in the world about Sirens. For me it’s not a Grateful Dead project, it’s a Me project.” Jerry Garcia
  2. “The Grateful Dead are our religion. This is a religion that doesn’t pay homage to the God that all the other religions pay homage to.” Ken Kesey
  3. “Well, to tell you the straight honest truth, it was like a Grateful Dead cover band. I didn’t feel – and nothing against the guys – I didn’t feel that they were opening up like they should. I’ll tell you what, with guitar players, Steven has what I like in guitar players.” Bill Kreutzmann
  4. “The Grateful Dead, they’re my best friends. Their message of hope, peace, love, teamwork, creativity, imagination, celebration, the dance, the vision, the purpose, the passion all of the things I believe in makes me the luckiest Deadhead in the world.” Bill Walton

  5. “I know about Woodstock probably as much as your average person who is over 30, where I’d know Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Grateful Dead.” Demetri Martin
  6. “I remember the last time the Grateful Dead played in Seattle, at the Seattle Center. I was living there, and after the show, I was walking to work near there, and I’d never seen so much debris. There were mountains of garbage.” Isaac Brock
  7. ” ‘Entertainment Tonight’ would send me out to do interviews with musicians like Sting and Coldplay, and I was able to watch how they plan their shows. The late Jerry Garcia of Grateful Dead always had a game plan, but he also was flexible if he had to change something at the last minute.” John Tesh
  8. “The Grateful Dead were an influence on our music but they weren’t by a long shot the biggest influence.” Jon Fishman

  9. “I went to Ithaca, found the Grateful Dead and my life was changed.” David Boreanaz
  10. “When I heard Grateful Dead music, I knew that it was the most powerful force on the planet.” Mickey Hart
  11. “For a while, I tried to masquerade as somewhat of a hippie because I was under the impression that was the kind of guy girls would like. I was pretty unsuccessful because I liked the idea of camping more than actually camping. I did go to a Grateful Dead concert, but I was pretty bored.” Paul Rudd
  12. ” I’ve been a part of a couple of Grateful Dead and Jerry Garcia nights, and watching the Dead’s fan base be so passionate reminds me of what Jerry was so much about, making the community a better place.” Jake Peavy

  13. “I didn’t play after the Grateful Dead stopped playing. I didn’t touch anything for three or four months, and I just got pretty crazy.” Bill Kreutzmann
  14. “Back in the days, the groups and the bands that we listened to were like Earth, Wind and Fire, Santana and Grateful Dead. We don’t have a lot of those bands anymore.” Sheila E.
  15. “I never listened to the Grateful Dead as a teen; the only exposure I got was what came through the walls when my sister was listening to them.” J. K. Simmons
  16. I used to be into the Grateful Dead, so I understand the Phish thing.” Adam Scott

  17. “I always hated the Grateful Dead. Never even bought a Led Zeppelin album.” Denis Leary
  18. “The Grateful Dead were very kind. It was Santa Claus. It did good things. It allowed other people to benefit. The benefits that we played were enormous, and we played free. So you’ve got a band that loves to play free, and that was a wonderful thing.” Mickey Hart , Grateful Dead quotes love
  19. “One of the things that the Grateful Dead did, way back when, was we spent a lot of time just turning each other on to music. If somebody was listening to something that really caught their ear, they’d make sure that everybody else in the band heard it, and that came home for us in innumerable ways.” Bob Weir
  20. “Many of the ex-hippies who started companies like Apple, or the early online bulletin boards dedicated to organic food and following the Grateful Dead, were an odd combination of liberals and libertarians.” Glenn Kelman

  21. “When I grew up in the early ’90s, the new World Wide Web felt like a gimmick, and I had no idea of the changes in store. In the summers, I’d backpack through Europe, follow the Grateful Dead. I had a car and a tent and traveled around the Great Lakes and out West. Jack Kerouac was my guiding light, his ‘On the Road’ a sacred text.” Tony D’Souza
  22. “In a way, it’s my way of dealing with, finding closure with Grateful Dead music, and giving thanks in a way to Jerry and Bob and all the guys in the band for making up this wonderful music.” Phil Lesh
  23. “There were many times during our career when he could’ve quit and done something else. But he knew that his power was with the Grateful Dead. He didn’t want to go solo. Jerry was a groupist. He loved to group.” Mickey Hart
  24. “But audio is a component of video, so there’s always been that anyway, and although we’ve never expressed a visual side apart from the Grateful Dead movie, I don’t find it that remote, you know what I mean? It’s a departure of sorts, but it’s like a first cousin.” Jerry Garcia

  25. “I don’t really have a favorite bass player. I listen to a lot of bluegrass. But then again, I’m not a typical bluegrass bass player. I was really into the Grateful Dead, and I still am – I don’t listen to them too much, but for me they are a big influence.” Mike Gordon
  26. “I mean people have compared us to like the Grateful Dead and all these like psychedelic sixties bands.” Jon Fishman
  27. “Bruce’s band is so different from the Grateful Dead; there’s no lead guitar player, for one thing.” Phil Lesh
  28. “We weren’t by any means like the Grateful Dead or something, who could just roll on and on and on.” Neil Innes

  29. “When the Grateful Dead needed a quality sound system to deliver our sonic payload, I learned electronics and speaker design.” Mickey Hart
  30. “My musical influence is really from my father. He was a DJ in college. My parents met at New York University. So he listened to, you know, Motown, and he listened to Bob Dylan. He listened to Grateful Dead and Rolling Stones, but he also listened to reggae music. And he collected vinyl.” Talib Kweli
  31. “I think most people’s record collections are more interesting than radio generally gives them credit for. You’re likely to be as interested in the Grateful Dead as Palestrina. It pisses me off how compartmentalized music is. I used to be in a punk band, you know?” Charles Hazlewood
  32. “I want to prove that Holst’s ‘The Planets’ can be as much of a sensory overload as a concert by the Grateful Dead, and just as exciting.” Charles Hazlewood

  33. “The Woodstock thing is the closest thing, I have to say, a Grateful Dead sort of thing where it all lapses over from the formality of a concert into more of a lifestyle thing.” Todd Rundgren
  34. ‘I’ve always loved New Orleans music. I always loved it when the Neville Brothers opened up for the Grateful Dead and the Dirty Dozen and all that.” Bill Kreutzmann
  35. ‘Yeah, I miss the Grateful Dead. I miss that groove. I miss the brotherhood. Absolutely. There’s no doubt about it.” Mickey Hart
  36. “The Grateful Dead played for three hours on a given night, plus soundcheck.” Bob Weir

  37. “A few performances have been left out of the various Woodstock soundtracks and film edits over the years, most notably The Grateful Dead.” Shawn Amos
  38. “At a show, I’ll look out from the stage and see a woman with a pearl necklace next to a guy in a Grateful Dead T-shirt next to a young kid with his mom. It’s fun to see them all together.” Hiromi Uehara
  39. ‘I think I went to 67 ‘Grateful Dead’ shows. I’m the only ‘Deadhead’ who doesn’t know the precise number, and it’s totally humiliating.” Ann Coulter
  40. “When we learned to play in bands, what we were covering was equal part the Velvet Underground and the Grateful Dead. That would defy the logic that somehow these things don’t fit in the same musical well.” Bryce Dessner

  41. ” I’m a fan of the Grateful Dead.” Stephen Malkmus
  42. When I grew up and went to school, all the cool kids were in Carhartts and Mudd boots, and they were listening to the Grateful Dead and the Allman Brothers and driving Volkswagens.” Grace Potter
  43. “A Grateful Dead concert is much more than the music: it’s an experience, almost like being in a family of thousands of people.” Patrick Leahy
  44. “The Grateful Dead always had their iconography down pat.” Lee Ranaldo

  45. ‘There is still nothing under the sun quite like a Grateful Dead concert.” Lee Ranaldo
  46. “I transplanted my brain into ‘HQ’ and that’s where the dark corners of my mind got exposed: Pop culture, ’90s baseball, ‘Simpsons,’ ‘Seinfeld,’ ‘Mr. Show,’ Phish, Grateful Dead.” Scott Rogowsky
  47. “When we made ‘North Hills,’ I had never heard Warren Zevon, and I never heard the Grateful Dead. I had never heard of Jackson Browne.” Taylor Goldsmith

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