Entertainment: Revenge of The '60s

Revenge of The '60s

Which rock 'n' rollers ranked as the most successful road group in the U.S. during the first half of this year, grossing more than $22 million in concert receipts? Guns N' Roses? No. New Kids on the Block? Not even close. According to Pollstar, an industry magazine, it was that indefatigably truckin' '60s band the Grateful Dead. "They have consistently been one of the top five touring acts for the last five years," says editor Gary Bongiovanni. During the first half of 1991 the Dead, whose oldest members will soon be eligible for senior-citizen discounts, claimed six out of 10 of...

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