NEW YORK - AUGUST 11: String Cheese Incident (SCI) songwriter John Perry Barlow speaks during a news conference which addressed the Colorado band's lawsuit recently filed against Ticketmaster August 11, 2003 in New York City. The jam rock band claims Ticketmaster has prevented artists from selling tickets directly to their fans.

Deadheads the world over are mourning the loss of lyrist John Perry Barlow.

Barlow was a lyricist with the Grateful Dead for over two decades and contributed lyrics to some of the band’s most beloved tunes.

In honor of his life, enjoy the playlist we assembled below.


PLAYLIST:  Grateful Dead Songs with John Perry Barlow Lyrics

“Hell In A Bucket”
“Mexicali Blues”
“Throwing Stones”
“I Will Take You Home”
“The Music Never Stopped”
“Looks Like Rain”
“I Need A Miracle”
“Heaven Help The Fool”
“Estimated Prophet”


Erica Banas is a rock/classic rock blogger that loves the smell of old vinyl in the morning.

Erica Banas is a rock/classic rock news blogger who's well-versed in etiquette and extraordinarily nice. #TransRightsAreHumanRights