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August 09, 2010

Uncle John's Band

Today is an anniversary for Deadheads around the world. It was 15 years ago today that Grateful Dead guitarist Jerry Garcia died of a heart attack. Dick talks to someone who had a "brush with fame" when he took a ride in a small car with the music legend. In 1973, Jeff Schiff was the biggest Deadhead in his high school. Jeff’s encounter with Garcia himself is a story Jeff didn’t tell until years later … mainly because he figured no one would ever believe him.

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