THE GRATEFUL DEAD FAMILY IS ADDITIONALLY A COMPLEX CORPORATE SETUP, MAYBE HIPPER THAN THE AVERAGE, WHICH HAS HARDLY REJECTED THE BASIC FOUNDATIONS OF THE CAPITALIST STRUCTURE, BUT SIMPLY FEELS IT CAN DO THE JOB BETTER AND MORE COMPLETELY THAN ANYONE CAN DO IT ON THE THE FAMILY’S BEHALF.
This is a great shot from the pit in front of the stage back in the days of one drummer, when the band had the Wall of Sound taken at Campus Stadium – University Of California
Santa Barbara, CA May 25, 1974
Ronald C. McKernan
September 8, 1945 – March 8, 1973
and is now forever one of the
Alta Mesa Memorial Park, Palo Alto
Photos: Main – Steve Schneider, inset – unknown