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Grateful Dawg (2000)

PG-13 | | Documentary | 4 July 2002 (Germany)
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Details the deeply rooted musical friendship between Jerry Garcia and David Grisman. Includes live Garcia/Grisman performances as well as rare and unique personal moments from the studio, ... See full summary »

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... Himself
David Grisman ... Himself
Joe Craven ... Himself
Jim Kerwin ... Himself
Rob Bleetstein ... Himself
Vassar Clements ... Himself
Dave Dennison ... Himself - recording engineer
... Himself
Deborah Koons ... Herself (as Deborah Koons Garcia)
John Goddard ... Himself - Village Music
Monroe Grisman ... Himself
Pamela Grisman ... Herself
Sam Grisman ... Himself
... Himself - video director
Dexter Johnson ... Himself - Carmel musician
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Details the deeply rooted musical friendship between Jerry Garcia and David Grisman. Includes live Garcia/Grisman performances as well as rare and unique personal moments from the studio, backstage and home-style jam sessions. Interviews with friends and family are intertwined with live and archival elements, creating an intimate portrait of Jerry and David's relationship. Traces the Garcia/Grisman connection from their earliest days as budding bluegrassers, through the creation of the legendary Old & In the Way in the mid '70s, to the Garcia/Grisman Band that highlighted their love of traditional acoustic music in the '90s. Written by <by11thHour@aol.com>

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4 July 2002 (Germany)  »

Also Known As:

Música en el corazón  »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$15,077, 7 October 2001, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$359,237, 3 March 2002
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Awesome For Any Music Lover
17 July 2002 | by See all my reviews

You can say that it's not great documentary filmmaking, however, the two men that this film is about are. Being a young dead-head, I never had the opportunity to go west and experience the Grisman - Garcia energy live and first hand. This film allows me to explore an area that I have always held close to my heart. I could always feel the love and joy of music these two had together in the recordings. With the home movies and live footage that is shown, you can actually see it. Seeing this side of Jerry completely relaxed and hanging out, conjers up memories of why I loved his music so much in the first place. It brought back that feeling that motivates the dead head to chase tickets, go to shows many nights in a row, and feel that powerful energy that only Jerry could convey. He may not be the best vocalist, but he always gave it all he had by putting every ounce of his love for music in his music and that is what matters. I recommend this film to anyone who wants to learn about traditional american music or just see a rock icon show his softer side.


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