The following information is gleaned from a WebSite last updated in 1996 and created by Randy Jackson. It is presented here in the interest of information proliferation and preservation. Link to original site at

-the Cap'n

Ever wonder who wrote that obscure Blues or Country song that you heard on that old Dead tape? 
Ever wonder what artists influenced the members of the Dead? 

Look no "Further"!

This site contains information, articles and reference material about the songs that the Grateful Dead have performed and recorded. The focus will be on the origins and evolution of songs that were not written by the band (Hunter/Garcia, Weir/Barlow et al).

Major Topics

Short Topics

Solo Efforts




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