Grateful Dead

1965-1995
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
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The FratellisSongwriter Interviews

Jon Fratelli talks about the band's third album, and the five-year break leading up to it.

The Real Nick DrakeSong Writing

The head of Drake's estate shares his insights on the late folk singer's life and music.

Andy McClusky of OMDSongwriter Interviews

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

Songs About MoviesSong Writing

Iron Maiden, Adele, Toto, Eminem and Earth, Wind & Fire are just some of the artists with songs directly inspired by movies - and not always good ones.

Loudon Wainwright IIISongwriter Interviews

"Dead Skunk" became a stinker for Loudon when he felt pressure to make another hit - his latest songs deal with mortality, his son Rufus, and picking up poop.

Director Mark Pellington ("Jeremy," "Best Of You")Song Writing

Director Mark Pellington on Pearl Jam's "Jeremy," and music videos he made for U2, Jon Bon Jovi and Imagine Dragons.