Grateful Dead

Jerry GarciaGuitar, vocals1965-1995
Bob WeirGuitar, vocals1965-1995
Ron "Pigpen" McKernanKeyboards, harmonica, vocals1965-1972
Phil LeshBass, vocals1965-1995
Bill KreutzmannDrums1965-1995
Mickey HartPercussion, drums1967-1970; 1974-1995
Tom ConstantenKeyboards1968-1970
Keith GodchauxKeyboards1971-1979
Donna GodchauxVocals1971-1979
Brent MydlandKeyboards1979-1990
Vince WelnickKeyboards1990-1995

Grateful Dead Song list

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Andy McClusky of OMDSongwriter Interviews

Known in America for the hit "If You Leave," OMD is a huge influence on modern electronic music.

Timothy B. Schmit of the EaglesSongwriter Interviews

Did this Eagle come up with the term "Parrothead"? And what is it like playing "Hotel California" for the gazillionth time?

Charlie Benante of AnthraxSongwriter Interviews

The drummer for Anthrax is also a key songwriter. He explains how the group puts their songs together and tells the stories behind some of their classics.

He Hit Me (And It Felt Like A Kiss): A History Of Abuse PopSong Writing

Songs that seem to glorify violence against women are often misinterpreted - but not always.

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Are classic songs like "Over The Rainbow" and "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" in the public domain?

Sub Pop Founder Bruce Pavitt On How To Create A Music SceneSong Writing

With $50 and a glue stick, Bruce Pavitt created Sub Pop, a fanzine-turned-label that gave the world Nirvana and grunge. He explains how motivated individuals can shift culture.