“The Grateful Dead was, for me, the gateway to entire worlds of music. Country music, bluegrass and the blues. Just as the band was driven by Jerry Garcia’s musical interests and obsessions, so too was I captivated by the spirit and playing of Jerry and sought him out in various combinations. So we celebrate the great Garcia in the playlist here. From his vivid pedal-steel playing on Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young’s Teach Your Children to the high lonesome sound of Old & In the Way, Jerry was always an invitation to transport. And just FYI: Camper Van Beethoven for fun, and Jorma, friend of Jerry, because he too is forever.” Music Supervisor Randall Poster

Listen to Randall Poster’s Deadhead playlist on Spotify now.

The Grateful Dead, photographed by Roger Ressmeyer/Corbis


  1. Angel Band — Old & In the Way
  2. Teach Your Children — Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young
  3. Box of Rain — Grateful Dead
  4. I Am the Light of This World — Jorma Kaukonen
  5. We Saw Jerry’s Daughter — Camper Van Beethoven
  6. The Harder They Come (Live) — Merl Saunders & Jerry Garcia
  7. All I Ever Wanted — New Riders of the Purple Sage
  8. Statesboro Blues / Church Bell Blues — David Bromberg
  9. Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door — David Grisman, Jerry Garcia & Tony Rice
  10. Slow Train (Live) — Bob Dylan & Grateful Dead

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