Jerry referred to playing music as a “public service.”
In this spirit, our first release is here! As a gift to you there are 2,500 complementary downloads of the single "Ripple" available.
Jerry's “Ripple” watercolor is thematically paired with the music release and is available as a museum quality giclee from Terrapin Stationers in the Terrapin Gallery.
A portion of proceeds support ocean conservation.
Join us in celebration of Jerry Garcia’s August birthday month worldwide!
Our gift to you is a single release of “Ripple,” a remastered live recording from the virtuoso’s historic 1982 solo acoustic performance at the Capitol Theater in Passaic, New Jersey.
“Ripple” will soon be available on iTunes, Spotify, Google Play, Deezer, iHeartRadio, Napster, MediaNet, VerveLife, Tidal, Gracenote, Shazam, and 7Digital. There are 2,500 free downloads available.
Please check the Jerry Garcia Music Arts Facebook page for information on the date of availability:
The song is a Hunter/ Garcia composition.
The lyrics of the song were written in 1970 by Robert Hunter in London, England. The Grateful Dead debuted the song on
August 18th at Fillmore West in San Francisco.
Garcia family members Keelin Garcia and Manasha Garcia have curated the music and art for the new release as producers of the project. The recording was mastered by audio engineer Joe Gastwirt.
Joe worked closely with Jerry in the 1980s and 1990's and is known for his meticulous work in digitally remastering hundreds of recordings for many well-known artists,including the Grateful Dead; the Beatles; Jimi Hendrix; Bob Dylan; Joni Mitchell; Crosby, Stills, and Nash; and Yes.
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