No Simple Highway
A Cultural History of the Grateful DeadBook - 2015
From Library Staff
For almost three decades, the Grateful Dead was America's most popular touring band. [This is] the first book to ask the simple question of why--and attempt to answer it.
SFPL_ArtMusicLibrarians Mar 25, 2015
Peter Richardson, who teaches at San Francisco State University, indeed has written a cultural history. Following the historical trajectory of the Grateful Dead and its members, the book situates the band within the events and zeitgeist of the times. He locates the musical origins -- the folk m... Read More »