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  • Jerry Garcia Rhythm Guitar Lesson

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  • JG 5/16/80 Nassau Solo Lesson

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About

“Althea” was first performed on August 4, 1979, and last played July 8, 1995. The Grateful Dead performed the song 272 times, and it was in heavy rotation in 1980 (fifty-nine performances) and 1981 (forty-four performances). It was released on their studio album “Go to Heaven”, which was released April 28, 1979.

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