About Jerry Garcia Autographed Memorabilia & Collectibles
Jerry Garcia is best known for being the lead guitarist of the band The Grateful Dead
. He was one of the greatest guitar players of all time. He proved his passion when he became part of the music business for more than three decades. For a lot of fans and people who know the band, Garcia was perceived as the band leader and the spokesman.
The center of Garcia’s career was on The Grateful Dead, although he also had a lot of well-known side projects. These include his bands: Jerry Garcia Band, Saunders Garcia Band, Old and in the Way, the Garcia Grisman Acoustic Duo, Legion of Mary and the New Riders of the Purple Sage. He was ranked as number thirteen in Rolling Stone Magazine’s 100 Great Guitarists of All Time.
Like many great artists, Garcia also had struggles when it comes to vices. He struggled from being in the influence of drugs. It was a good thing that he spent his later days sober in the rehabilitation facility. There he had a heart attack and passed away in 1995.
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. Aside from being a great musician, Garcia was also inclined to fine art. He studied art in San Francisco and later sold his marvelous artworks that range from illustrations, water color masterpieces to lithographs. Some of his designs were even used for a certain line of men’s neckties.