Phil looks like “Hippie #2” in a terrible biopic about the Sixties; I don’t want to talk about the others.
1969bill kreutzmannbob weirjerry garciamickey hartphil lesh
December 21, 2015 at 5:55 pm
Well, I want to talk about the rest of them. Weir seems to be copying Stephen Stills’ look in the Buffalo Springfield at that time, with the cowboy hat and the Gibson Hollow Body (a 335?). Assuming this is 1968, Weir would have been 19 years old, exactly when you copy other people’s fashion choices.
Do we have a date and location for this? Any German scholars want to help us out on this?
December 21, 2015 at 6:04 pm
I know there are other pictures of that short-lived hockey sweater/pornstache that Garcia was rocking.
December 21, 2015 at 6:23 pm
December 21, 2015 at 6:42 pm
He wore it (and the stache) at Washington University’s quadrangle 4/17/69
December 21, 2015 at 6:43 pm
December 21, 2015 at 6:48 pm
The pic I posted I’m not sure of location.
December 21, 2015 at 6:55 pm
did not get the Mannix gig
December 21, 2015 at 7:33 pm
December 21, 2015 at 7:35 pm
A comment from a member of the band that opened the 4/17/69 show.
December 21, 2015 at 6:06 pm
Anyone who passes judgement on Bob Weir has no respect for the total insanity of his early youth.
Left home and was raised by an insane tribe of maniacs.
December 28, 2015 at 3:14 pm
I blame Society.
December 21, 2015 at 6:28 pm
Phil has the non-plussed look of a man who ain’t pickin’ up no godamn trumpet ever again.
December 21, 2015 at 6:33 pm
jerry’s Beliveau phase
December 21, 2015 at 7:08 pm
The color and length of Bob’s pants is just foreshadowing.
December 21, 2015 at 7:46 pm
Jerry is playing a SG so this should be ’69 as Spencer’s comment on sweater picture above.
December 21, 2015 at 8:13 pm
Big Rock Pow Wow in West Hollywood, FL, 5/23-24/69?
December 21, 2015 at 8:22 pm
He wore that sweater a lot in spring 69!
December 21, 2015 at 8:27 pm
Garcia’s website has it listed as 4/17/69, so I’m guessing it’s between April and June 1969. Anybody else?
December 21, 2015 at 8:28 pm
December 21, 2015 at 8:32 pm
SpamJam, I say that because a lot of the pics are mislabeled.
December 21, 2015 at 9:26 pm
I think that range is accurate. It does seem like the photos on the backgrounds of those show pages are just roughly from the time period, not the actual show.
December 28, 2015 at 3:16 pm
This era was their STP phase. Other people may have been dressing them, at that point.
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