Extended Interview: Grateful Dead Co-Founder Bob Weir

Extended Interview: Grateful Dead co-founder Bob Weir – CBS News

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Nearly 60 years after Bob Weir helped form the eclectic rock group The Grateful Dead in Palo Alto, California, The Dead’s music has been adapted to concert halls. In this lengthy interview, correspondent John Blackstone tells Weir, now 75, about the adaptation to be played by the symphony orchestra, the strange life of the song “Critter,” and the death of bandmate Jerry Garcia. Talking to Weir about unfinished business.

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