Quoted: Jerry Garcia on those Acid Test parties

November 5, 2013

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“We’d set up the equipment, everybody got high, and stuff would happen.”

– Jerry Garcia on performing at author Ken Kesey’s Acid Test parties in 1965-66. Pretty much sums up the ’60s, doesn’t it? In an 1988 interview with record executive Joe Smith —animated for PBS’s “Blank on Blank” web series and posted on YouTube Tuesday— the Grateful Dead founder said it was “the most fun we ever had, ever.”

 

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