Jerry Garcia Lyrics


Jerome John Garcia has been continually referred to as the
backbone of the Grateful Dead. Born to a nurse named Ruth
and a swing musician named Jose in August 1942, Garcia was
named after Jerome Kern, the Tin Pan Alley composer.

At four years old, Garcia lost his middle finger from his
right hand when his older brother chopped it off with an
axe while the boys were splitting wood. A year later,
Garcia watched as his father drowned in a fishing accident.
Garcia was then raised by his grandparents while his mother
worked.

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