1965 to 1995
November 30, -0001 in Palo Alto
November 30, -0001
Palo Alto, CA, United States
The Grateful Dead was a rock band that formed in 1965 in San Francisco, California, United States from the remnants of another band, "Mother McCree's Uptown Jug Champions," The Grateful Dead were known for their unique and eclectic songwriting style which fused elements of rock, folk music, bluegrass, blues, country, and jazz, and also for live performances of long modal jams. The group disbanded immediately after the death of singer/guitarist Jerry Garcia in 1995.
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2 years ago
I've always interpreted this song to be about people who live their lives in a higher form of consciousness. For some, that may come from deep reflection and contemplation, others meditation, and other through the use of psychedelics. But outside our normal day-to-day routines exist a higher form of being - that's what this is about.