Music: Day Of The Living Dead

The Grateful Dead returns as the Other Ones. It's not a reunion, really--it's a reincarnation

After Jerry Garcia, the bearded, avuncular guitarist for the Grateful Dead, died of a heart attack while in a drug-rehab facility in 1995, one of the band's two drummers, Mickey Hart, gradually withdrew from life. He stopped going out as much, and he wouldn't play Grateful Dead music at all; he couldn't even listen to it. "I didn't play it in the house for about a year and a half," Hart says, remembering. "Oh man, are you kidding? I would cry. It was just too painful. Jerry was my best friend and the heart of the band."

Then a package arrived....

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