Grateful Dead - Deadheads

Deadheads

Fans and enthusiasts of the band are commonly referred to as Dead Heads. While the origin of the term may be unclear, Dead Heads were made canon by the notice placed inside the Skull and Roses album by manager Jon McIntire:

"DEAD FREAKS UNITE

Who are you? Where are you?
How are you?
send us your name and address
and we'll keep you informed
Dead Heads

PO Box 1065, San Rafael, California 94901."

Many of the Dead Heads would go on tour with the band. As a group, the Dead Heads were considered very mellow. "I'd rather work nine Grateful Dead concerts than one Oregon football game," Police Det. Rick Raynor said. "They don't get belligerent like they do at the games".

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