Happy Birthday Phil Lesh

March 15, 1940 – Philip Chapman Lesh simply known as Phil Lesh, bassist and co-founding member of the Grateful Dead, is 79. Happy Birthday, Sir

SELECTED ALBUMS

The Grateful Dead ‘s ‘Wake of the Flood’ is a studio album (the first without founding member Ron ‘Pigpen’ McKernan) released on October 15, 1973 by Grateful Dead Records. >>

Grateful Dead’s ‘From the Mars Hotel’ is a studio album recorded in April 1974 and released on June 27, 1974 by Grateful Dead Records. >>

The Grateful Dead ‘s ‘Blues for Allah’ is a studio album recorded at Bob Weir’s home studio and released on September 1, 1975 by Grateful Dead Records >>

Grateful Dead’s ‘In the Dark’ is their twelfth (and first in six years ago) studio album recorded in January 1987 and released on July 6, 1987 by Arista. >>

Grateful Dead’ s ‘American Beauty’ is a studio album co-produced with Steve Barncard and released on November 1, 1970 by Warner Bros. >>

Grateful Dead’ s ‘Anthem of the Sun’ is their second album co-produced with David Hassinger and released on July 18, 1968 by Warner Bros. >>

Grateful Dead’s ‘Workingman’s Dead’ is their fourth studio album released on June 14, 1970 Warner Bros. >>

MORE VIDEOS

[2016] Phil Lesh and his Friends – that is John Mayer, Stu Allen, Scott Metzger, Scott Guberman, Pete Lavezzoli, Alex Koford & Jeannette Ferber – play at Grate Room at Terrapin Crossroads in San Rafael, CA >> 313 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1977] (and tomorrow) Grateful Dead – that is Jerry Garcia (g, voc), Bob Weir (g, voc), Phil Lesh (b), Keith Godchaux (p), Donna Godchaux (voc), Bill Kruetzman (d, perc) and Mickey Hart(d, perc) – performs at Winterland in San Francisco, CA >> 160 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1976] Grateful Dead will give one of its famous four hours concert at Roosevelt Stadium in Jersey City, NJ >> 243 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1987] Bob Dylan sits in with the Grateful Dead with Jerry Garcia at Giants Stadium in New-York City >> 285 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2016] Phil Lesh and his Friends – that is John Scofield, Chris Robinson, Ross James and Jason Crosby – play at Grate Room at Terrapin Crossroads in San Rafael, CA >> 200 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1994] it is the last of the five concerts (and beware, it may be the last .. Forever) Grateful Dead are giving this year at Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, NY >> 150 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1978] The Blues Brothers will perform live, just before The Grateful Dead, at Winterland in San Francisco, CA >> 50 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1991] a free concert is organized in Golden Gate Park to honor Bill Graham who passed away two weeks ago. Before the Grateful Dead who will close, expect to see Carlos Santana, Joe Satriani, Tracy Chapman and many more. >> 53 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1972] The Grateful Dead – Jerry Garcia, Bob Weir, Phil Lesh, Bill Kreutzmann, Keith Godchaux and Donna Jean Godchaux – headlines at Old Renaissance Faire Grounds in Veneta, Oregon >> 102 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1991] (do not tell!) the rumour says that Carlos Santana may join Grateful Dead during their concert at Sam Boyd Silver Bowl in Las Vegas NV >> 163 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2015] Bill Frisell sits in with Phil Lesh (b, voc), Billy Martin (d), Rob Barraco (kb, voc), Dan Lebowitz (g, voc) and Alex Koford (voc) – at Terrapin Crossroads, San Rafael, CA >> 210 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1992] it is the second night of the yearly visit of the Grateful Dead at The Spectrum in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania >> 132 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1991] a free concert is organized in Golden Gate Park to honor Bill Graham who passed away two weeks ago. Before the Grateful Dead who will close, expect to see Carlos Santana, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, Joe Satriani, Tracy Chapman, Bobby McFerrin, Joan Baez, The Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Jackson Browne, Journey, etc >> 87 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1989] The Grateful Dead will be on stage at Hampton Coliseum in Hampton VA >> 150 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1967] Grateful Dead will make you dance at Lindley Meadows, Golden Gate Park. >> 14 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1989] The Grateful Dead will be on stage at Greek Theater in Berkeley, CA >> 153 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1979] Grateful Dead will give one of its famous three hours concert at Oakland Auditorium in Oakland, CA >> 204 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1967] local band Grateful Dead will make you dance, this afternoon, at Panhandle, Golden Gate Park in San Francisco >> 13 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1987] after more than one year hiatus due to Jerry Garcia diabetic coma, the Grateful Dead have finally returned to the stage these past three days at Oakland Coliseum in Oakland >> 166 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1991] a free concert is organized in Golden Gate Park to honor Bill Graham who passed away two weeks ago. Before the Grateful Dead who will close, expect to see Carlos Santana, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, Joe Satriani, Tracy Chapman, Bobby McFerrin, Joan Baez, The Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Jackson Browne, Journey, etc >> 53 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1991] The Grateful Dead will be on stage for more than two hours at Madison Square Garden in New York City >> 155 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1991] Grateful Dead with Bruce Hornsby on Keyboard will play at the Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ >> 177 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1982] Jefferson Starship will be next to Country Joe McDonald, Bozz Scaggs and the Grateful Dead at “Vietnam Veterans Project Benefit” held at Moscone Center, San Francisco >> 93 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1993] and for three days, Grateful Dead’s Spring East Coast Tour” with Jerry Garcia (g), Bob Weir (g), Vince Welnick (kb) and Phil Lesh (b) stops at Capital Centre in Landover, MD >> 153 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1991] a free concert is organized in Golden Gate Park to honor Bill Graham who passed away two weeks ago. Before the Grateful Dead who will close, expect to see Carlos Santana, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, Joe Satriani, Tracy Chapman, Bobby McFerrin, Joan Baez, The Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Jackson Browne, Journey, etc >> 82 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1989] it is the second night of the Grateful Dead at Brendan Byrne Arena in East Rutherford NJ (but if you missed it, they will be back on the 14 & 16) >> 148 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1989] Grateful Dead plus Clarence Clemons will play two sets at Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View CA >> 198 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1985] Grateful Dead will play two sets for their “Easter Concert” at the Spectrum in Philadelphia PA >> 138 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1983] and for the next four nights, the Grateful Dead will be on stage, not in Oakland since they renovate the Auditorium, but at San Francisco Civic Auditorium in San Francisco, CA >> 475 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1978] The Grateful Dead perform at Capitol Theatre in Passaic, NJ >> 182 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1998] Bruce Hornsby & The Noisemakers plus special guests Steve Kimock and Phil Lesh will be on stage at Yoshi’s in Oakland, CA >> 85 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1980] it is the sixth of the eight concerts that the Grateful Dead give to celebrate their 15 year anniversary at Radio City Music Hall in New York City >> 332 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1988] Grateful Dead plus many guests – Suzanne Vega, Bruce Hornsby, Mick Taylor & more – give a special benefit concert to help Greenpeace’s action towards the world’s tropical rain forest at Madison Square Garden in New-York City >> 58 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2015] after they played, yesterday, a “Joe Cocker Tribute,” the Tedeschi Trucks Band will play their own music with a little help from Bob Weir of The Grateful Dead fame at Lockn’ Festival in Arrington, Virginia >> 64 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2016] Tedeschi Trucks Band share the bill with Phil Lesh & Friends at “Lockn’ Festival” held at Oak Ridge Farm in Arrington, Virginia >> 60 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1994] The Grateful Dead will hit the stage at Sam Boyd Silver Bowl in Las Vegas >> 49 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1992] Grateful Dead – that is Jerry Garcia (g), Bob Weir (g), Phil Lesh (b), Vince Welnick (kb), Bill Kreutzman (d) & Mickey Hart (d) – will be on stage at Sam Boyd Silver Bowl, Las Vegas, NV >> 152 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1982] Country Joe McDonald will be next to Jefferson Starship, Bozz Scaggs and the Grateful Dead at “Vietnam Veterans Project Benefit” held at Moscone Center, San Francisco >> 79 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1978] The Grateful Dead play two sets at Cameron Indoor Stadium , Duke University in Durham, North Carolina >> 192 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1990] Grateful Dead “1990 East Coast Spring” tour stops near New-York City at Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, NY >> 156 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1985] Grateful Dead “1985 East Coast Spring” tour stops near New-York City at Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, NY >> 135 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1992] The Grateful Dead’ “Spring 1990 East Coast” Tour stops at Civic Center in Hartford, Connecticut >> 169 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1986] Grateful Dead plus Jose Lorenzo – Agogo on hand bells and Sikiru Adepoju on talking drum will play two sets at San Francisco Civic Auditorium in San Francisco, CA >> 164 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1993] takes place the penultimate concert of the Grateful Dead six-night stand at Madison Square Garden in New York City >> 143 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2015] Phil Lesh & Friends – that is Carlos Santana, Warren Haynes, Derek Trucks, Barry Sless, Rob Barraco, John Molo – will share the stage at Lockn’ Festival in Arrington, Virginia >> 125 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2015] Jorma Kaukonen and Jack Casady of Hot Tuna have gathered a few friends – Larry Campbel, Teresa Williams, Jeff Pehrson, GE Smith, Rachael Price and Bill Kreutzmann of Grateful Dead – to celebrate “50 years of Jefferson Airplane” at Lockn’ Festival in Arrington, Virginia >> 78 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1991] The Grateful Dead have invited Branford Marsalis and Bruce Hornsby to join the band for their concert at Madison Square Garden in New York, NY >> 161 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2016] Phil Lesh and Friends – that is the Infamous Stringdusters, Page McConnell, Jon Fishman, Joe Russo, Anders Osborne – plus special guests Derek Trucks and Susan Tedeschi will share the stage at “Lockn’ Festival” held at Oak Ridge Farm in Arrington, Virginia >> 85 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1976] the Grateful Dead will be back at Capitol Theatre in Passaic, NJ >> 80 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1981] Grateful Dead will play two sets at Providence Civic Center in Providence, RI >> 164 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1995] it is the third night (and possibly the last … ever) of the yearly visit of the Grateful Dead at The Spectrum in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania >> 136 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1985] local band Grateful Dead – that is Jerry Garcia (g), Bob Weir (g), Brent Mydland (kb), Phil Lesh (b), Bill Kreutzmann (d) & Mickey Hart (d) – at Henry J Kaiser Convention Center, Oakland >> 134 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1981] Joan Baez will play songs solo then accompanied by four Grateful Dead members : Jerry Garcia, Bob Weir, Phil Lesh and (her boyfriend) Mickey Hart at Oakland Auditorium in Oakland, CA >> 42 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1984] Grateful Dead, who did play here just last year, are back at Civic Auditorium in San Francisco >> 100 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1990] Grateful Dead will be on stage at McNichols Arena in Denver CO >> 156 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1990] Grateful Dead ‘s “European tour” stops at Festhallle in Frankfort, Germany >> 151 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1982] Grateful Dead will be next to Jefferson Starship, Bozz Scaggs and Country Joe McDonald at “Vietnam Veterans Project Benefit” held at Moscone Center, San Francisco >> 85 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1986] Grateful Dead – that is Jerry Garcia (g, voc), Bob Weir (g), Brent Mydland (kb), Phil Lesh (b), Bill Kreutzmann (d) & Mickey Hart (d) – will be on stage with Chinese Symphony Orchestra to celebrate Chinese New Year at San Francisco Civic Auditorium in San Francisco >> 140 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1988] Grateful Dead – that is Jerry Garcia (g), Bob Weir (g), Phil Lesh (b), Brent Mydland (kb), Bill Kreutzman (d) and Mickey Hart (d) – perform at The Spectrum in Philadelphia PA >> 149 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2008] Phil Lesh (b, voc) and his Friends – that is, John Molo (d), Jackie Greene (g, voc), Mark Karan (g, voc), Steve Molitz (kb) – participate in the “Slow Food Rocks Festival” at Great Meadow, Fort Mason, San Francisco, CA >> 129 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1987] the Grateful Dead will perform at The Oakland Stadium in Oakland, CA >> 119 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1981] you do not want to miss Grateful Dead playing four acoustic songs at “Tomorrow Show” with Tom Snyder on NBC >> 16 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1980] before travelling to New Orleans, Grateful Dead will play two more concerts after the 13 they have done since September 25 at Warfield Theatre in San Francisco >> 47 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2015] Phil Lesh plus his friends – that is Chris Robinson, Neal Casal, Adam MacDougall, Eric Krasno, Tony Leone – will share the stage at Lockn’ Festival in Arrington, Virginia >> 94 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1989] Grateful Dead will perform at the Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ >> 104 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1992] Grateful Dead will be on stage at the Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ >> 140 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1977] it is the third concert of the Grateful Dead at Capitol Theatre in Passaic, NJ >> 188 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1972] Danish television will film Grateful Dead during their concert at Tivoli Koncertsa in Copenhagen, Denmark, >> 179 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2016] Phil Lesh and Friends – that is Stu Allen, Grahame Lesh, Scott Guberman, Alex Koford, Ezra Lipp – will re-create the Warfield Theater in SF, February 1982 Grateful Dead concert at Terrapin Crossroads in San Rafael, CA >> 207 MINUTES on rvm >>

[1980] and for the next four nights, the Grateful Dead will be on stage, like last year, at Oakland Auditorium Arena in Oakland, CA >> 627 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1992] Grateful Dead will be on stage at McNichols Arena in Denver CO >> 148 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1974] (and for the next two days) Grateful Dead will be on stage at Winterland in San Francisco CA >> 98 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1995] Grateful Dead’s this year tour stops at 3 Rivers Stadium in Pittsburgh, PA >> 149 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1991] Grateful Dead will play two sets at Deer Creek Music Center in Noblesville, IN >> 36 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1983] if in Germany, you do not want to miss Grateful Dead at “Beat Club, Bremen” >> 84 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2017] Phil Lesh and Friends – that is Chris Robinson (g, voc), Neal Casal (g), Tony Leone (d), Adam MacDougall (kb, voc), Ross James (g) – will perform the seminal Dead album (in full and in its original order) “Workingman’s Dead” at Brooklyn Bowl in Las Vegas, NV >> 81 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1978] The Grateful Dead will finish this year and start next year at Winterland in San Francisco, CA >> 347 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1987] the Grateful Dead will be on stage at Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, CA >> 93 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1989] Grateful Dead will be on stage at Shoreline Amphitheater Mountain View CA >> 139 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1999] Trey Anastasio plus Page McConnell both from Phish will play with Phil Lesh, John Molo and Steve Kimock at Warfield Theatre, San Francisco, CA >> 99 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1982] Etta James and Tower of Power are due to join The Grateful Dead during their concert encores at Oakland Auditorium in Oakland, CA >> 62 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1991] Grateful Dead who have been in town for the full week give a last concert at the Boston Garden in Boston >> 571 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1969] Creedence Clearwater will hit the stage after Grateful Dead at “An Aquarian Exposition: 3 Days of Peace & Music” to be held in Bethel, New York >> 23 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1989] Grateful Dead will be on stage at Alpine Valley Music Theatre, near East Troy, Wisconsin >> 151 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1989] Grateful Dead play two sets at Rich Stadium in Orchard Park NY >> 159 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1976] The Grateful Dead will be live on national radio during their concert at Capitol Theatre in Passaic, NJ >> 186 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1990] Branford Marsalis will join The Grateful Dead during their concert at Oakland Auditorium in Oakland, CA >> 29 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2013] Bob Weir will join Grace Potter & the Nocturnals and do a Grateful Dead song at the All Good Music Festical in Legend Valley, OH >> 30 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1981] The New Riders of the Purple Sage – that is John Dawson (g, voc, harmo), David Nelson (g, voc), Allen Kemp (g, voc), Buddy Cage (pedal steel) & Patrick Shanahan (d) – will play before The Grateful Dead at Oakland Auditorium in Oakland, CA >> 48 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1987] Grateful Dead will be on stage at Anaheim Stadium in Anaheim, CA >> 34 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1999] Grateful Dead drummer Mickey Hart and Planet Drum are one of the many bands billed at ” Woodstock 99 East Stage” in Rome, NY >> 80 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1987] it is the second night of this year Grateful Dead’s residency at Madison Square Garden in New York City >> 253 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1967] is the third day of the “Monterey International Pop Music Festival” in California. On today’s bill : Ravi Shankar, The Who, Grateful Dead, The Jimi Hendrix Experience and many more >> 19 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1989] Grateful Dead’s this year tour stops at Sullivan Stadium, Foxboro, MA >> 98 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1990] Grateful Dead’s “1990 spring/summer tour” ends at World Music Theatre, Tinley Park in Illinois >> 113 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1969] Grateful Dead will be on stage at “An Aquarian Exposition: 3 Days of Peace & Music” to be held in Bethel, New York >> 20 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1988] Bruce Hornsby opens for Grateful Dead during the special benefit concert to help Greenpeace’s action towards the world’s tropical rain forest at Madison Square Garden in New-York City >> 30 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2016] Phil Lesh & Friends including Chris Robinson Brotherhood plus Gary Clark Jr and many more attend at the Lockn’ Festival in Arrington, VA >> 88 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1974] Grateful Dead European tour stops at Palais des Sports in Paris >> 24 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1980] The Grateful Dead is at Oakland Auditorium in Oakland, CA >> 233 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1985] The Neville Brothers – that is Aaron Neville (voc), Art Neville (kb), Charles Neville (ss, as), Cyril Neville (perc), Brian Stoltz (g), Daryl Johnson (b) and William Green (d) will open for The Grateful Dead at Oakland Alameda County Coliseum in Oakland >> 50 MINUTES on RVM >>

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