• Uncle John's Band

  • The Grateful Dead Story
  • By: Geoffrey Giuliano
  • Narrated by: Geoffrey Giuliano
  • Length: 41 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 06-09-09
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Audio Holdings, LLC
  • 3 out of 5 stars 3.3 (4 ratings)

Regular price: $13.26

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Editorial Reviews

Music critic and author Geoffrey Giuliano has written full-length biographies on some of the biggest names in rock 'n' roll: John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Rod Stewart, and Pete Townsend. He has also recorded dozens of "Rock Documentaries", never shying away from negative material and personal opinions, a penchant that has earned him a somewhat controversial reputation.
In Uncle John's Band, Giuliano traces the lineage of the iconic California band and its evolution in rapid-fire prose, quoting from other biographers as well as playing vintage recordings and interviews. He even incorporates the official announcement of Jerry Garcia's shocking death in 1995 from a member of the Marin County Sherriff's Department.
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Publisher's Summary

The Grateful Dead mesmerized generations with their tribal rhythms and uninhibited performances. Through never-before-published interviews with music-industry insiders, Geoffrey Giuliano breaks through the curtain of silence surrounding the band's personal and professional lives to bring you the true story of The Grateful Dead in all its day-glow, mind-bending, colorful ups and downs.
©2009 Audio Holdings, LLC (P)2009 Audio Holdings, LLC
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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful
1 out of 5 stars
By Andy Emparan on 12-16-13

Not worth the listen

Would you try another book from Geoffrey Giuliano and/or Geoffrey Giuliano?

No

What was most disappointing about Geoffrey Giuliano’s story?

Much of the information is incorrect.

Would you be willing to try another one of Geoffrey Giuliano’s performances?

No

What character would you cut from Uncle John's Band?

The Author.

Any additional comments?

Searching for the Sound, My life with the Grateful Dead is hands down the best book about the Dead.

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2 of 2 people found this review helpful

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