List of Grateful Dead members

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The following is a list of all the members of the Grateful Dead.[1] The list does not include members of the various reunion projects.

Active: 1971–1995
Instruments: None, lyricist
Active: November 23, 1968 – January 30, 1970
Instruments: Keyboards
Active: 1965–1995
Instruments: Guitar and vocals
Other instruments: Pedal steel guitar, banjo
Other projects: Jerry Garcia Band, Jerry Garcia Acoustic Band, Legion of Mary, Reconstruction, Old and in the Way, New Riders of the Purple Sage
Active: December 31, 1971 – February 17, 1979 (maternity leave November–December 1973)
Instruments: Vocals
Other projects: Jerry Garcia Band, Heart of Gold Band, Donna Jean Godchaux Band, Dark Star Orchestra
Active: September 1971 – February 17, 1979
Instruments: Keyboards
Other instruments: Vocals
Other projects: Jerry Garcia Band, Heart of Gold Band
Active: September 29, 1967 – February 18, 1971; October 20, 1974 – 1995
Instruments: Drums
Other instruments: Percussion
Other projects: Rhythm Devils, The Other Ones, The Dead, Mickey Hart Band
Active: 1988–1995
Instruments: Piano, accordion
Information: Bruce Hornsby played with the Grateful Dead in over 100 concerts from 1988 to 1995. From September 1990 to March 1992, after Vince Welnick replaced Brent Mydland as the Dead's primary keyboard player, Hornsby sat in on the most of the band's shows.
Active: 1967–1995
Instruments: None, lyricist
Active: 1965–1995
Instruments: Drums
Other instruments: Percussion
Other projects: SerialPod, Rhythm Devils, The Other Ones, The Dead, BK3, 7 Walkers, Billy & the Kids
Active: 1965–1995
Instruments: Bass guitar
Other instruments: Vocals, guitar, trumpet
Other projects: Phil Lesh and Friends, The Other Ones, The Dead, Furthur
Active: 1965 – June 17, 1972 (sick leave September–November 1971)
Instruments: Keyboards, vocals
Other instruments: Harmonica, Keyboards
Active: April 22, 1979 – July 23, 1990
Instruments: Keyboards, vocals
Other projects: Bobby and the Midnites, Go Ahead
Active: 1965–1995
Instruments: Guitar, vocals
Other projects: RatDog, Kingfish, Bobby and the Midnites, The Other Ones, The Dead, Furthur
Active: September 7, 1990 – 1995
Instruments: Keyboards, vocals
Other projects: The Tubes, Missing Man Formation

References[edit]

  1. ^ Scott, John W.; Dolgushkin, Mike; Nixon, Stu. (1999). DeadBase XI: The Complete Guide to Grateful Dead Song Lists. Cornish, NH: DeadBase. p. 565. ISBN 1-877657-22-0. 

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