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Dead Without Garcia: Is It Worth the Effort, or a Waste of Time?

Michael Simmons, LA Weekly, 6 May 2009

"THE FIRST Prankster ruleis that nothing lasts forever," said Merry Prankster chieftain Ken Kesey in 1966, the same year the Grateful Dead, the in-house band for his expanded-consciousness soirees, made its Los Angeles debut at the Watts Acid Test (actually held in Compton).

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