On the 21-year anniversary of Jerry Garcia's death, are you grateful for the Grateful Dead? | The Tylt

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On the 21-year anniversary of Jerry Garcia's death, are you grateful for the Grateful Dead?
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#Grateful4TheDead
#SoNotGrateful

Although Jerry Garcia has been gone for 21 years, for Deadheads, the band lives on eternally. But people who loathe jam bands, tie-dye, patchouli, and extendo improv guitar jams wish the Dead would be forgotten already. Are you #Grateful4TheDead? Or #SoNotGrateful that they live on? Read our perspectives below and VOTE! ☮ ☮ ☮

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On the 21-year anniversary of Jerry Garcia's death, are you grateful for the Grateful Dead?
#Grateful4TheDead
#SoNotGrateful
#Grateful4TheDead
The anniversary of Jerry's death has been acknowledged everywhere. He was an enormously iconic figure in American music and inspired massive affection from his fans.
#Grateful4TheDead
You may not love their music, but Jerry and the Dead inarguably had a massive effect on the culture. They created a community that resonates decades after they've stopped performing — how many bands can say that?
#Grateful4TheDead
Fans marvel that anyone could muster hatred for a group of peace-loving hippies.
#SoNotGrateful
But some people just can't stand their music.
#SoNotGrateful
The Grateful Dead spawned numerous imitators, from Phish and Widespread Panic to String Cheese Incident and the Disco Biscuits— not to mention all of the Dead tribute bands that have proliferated. So if you loathe jam bands, it seems like they're everywhere… and multiplying. Jam band haters blame the Dead for inflicting this scourge upon them.
#SoNotGrateful
Haters argue that without the drugs, the music is just terrible.
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On the 21-year anniversary of Jerry Garcia's death, are you grateful for the Grateful Dead?
A festive crown for the winner
#Grateful4TheDead
#SoNotGrateful