Robert Hunter

Songwriters Hall Of Fame Announces 2015 Inductees

Musical titans Bobby Braddock, Willie Dixon, Robert Hunter & Jerry Garcia, Toby Keith, Cyndi Lauper and Linda Perry will become the latest inductees of the Songwriters Hall of Fame at the organization’s 46th Annual Induction and Awards Dinner.  These legendary songwriters wrote such mega-hits as “He Stopped Loving Her Today,” “Hoochie Coochie Man,” “Dark Star,” “Should’ve Been A Cowboy,” “Time After Time,” and “Beautiful.” The star-studded induction event is slated for Thursday, June 18

Dark Star Orchestra | McDonald Theatre | 4/19/2014 | Review

Dark Star Orchestra crashed into Eugene’s McDonald Theatre last Saturday night and poured their brilliant light into ashes of moments, shows and tours past. 

Grateful Web Interview with Jesse McReynolds

Grateful Web recently had a chance to speak with legendary bluegrass mandolinist, Jesse McReynolds. Jesse’s use of ‘crosspicking’, known as the ‘McReynolds style’ distinguished his picking from Bill Monroe and others. Jesse is a multiple Grammy award winner and in 1993 he was inducted into the Bluegrass Hall of Fame. 


Robert Hunter Interview with Reuters unpublished excerpts

Grateful Dead songwriter Robert Hunter talks about creating songs and performing, remembers Garcia, Dylan, Joplin, and reflects on being a test subject for CIA experiments with psychedelic drugs. This is a full transcript of the interview for Reuters, held Aug. 22, 2013.

Robert Hunter Announces Performance at Town Hall This October

After nearly 10 years, Robert Hunter, the legendary lyricist of the Grateful Dead, is returning to the public stage for a rare eight-city concert tour.

Grateful Dead Books Launches New Website

Grateful Dead Books LLC (GDB) is consistently rated the best site on Facebook for fans of the Grateful Dead with over 100+ million post views to date.

Deadhead Alert: 7 Walkers Coming To World Cafe Live in Philly

7 Walkers return to World Cafe Live Philadelphia on Tuesday, July 24th at 8pm. Tickets start at $24. The former Grateful Dead drummer, Bill Kreutzmann is joined by Papa Mali for an evening of jamming.

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Jesse & Friends Tribute to Jerry Garcia & Robert Hunter

Dear Dead Heads:

In 1964, Jerry Garcia and his buddy Sandy Rothman packed up a tape recorder and took off for the American South on a bluegrass pilgrimage. One of the groups they most wanted to see was “Jim and Jesse” (McReynolds), of Dothan, Alabama. They saw them, and they had a ball.