Special thanks to Alan Trist and Ice Nine Publishing for their gracious permissions; Dennis McNally for his encouragement; Ronald Rainger for good conversation, sound advice, and an open ear; and Pamela St. Clair for her patience with my constant bombardment of questions. Thanks to all the authors in this volume who believed in and contributed to this project. Thanks and appreciation to Emma Moore and Greenwood copy editors for their eye for detail and editorial insights and for their enthusiasm for this volume. Special thanks to the Grateful Dead; R. Hunter; J. P. Barlow; and R. Petersen for being the inspiration behind this project.
Thanks also to Corky McCormack; Craig O’ Leary; Matt Schofield; Grateful Dead productions; M. Martinez; Tom A. Gonzales; Paulette Haiser; Jessica Holy; Daniel Watkins; AP; Tracy Doty; David Palmer; Damon, Ralph, Al, Chris, and Larry at Ralph’s Records; the staff of the Mahon and the Lubbock City Country Libraries; the staff of the Texas Tech University Libraries; JM; Harry Grubb; Beth Glass; Bill Crowley; Jeff Tamarkin; Christina Gonzalez; Eli Oropeza; Dave Moynihan; Eric Schwartz; Monika Antonelli; Samantha Hastings; Marissa Blanco; Joe and Monica Ferrer; Lewis Sanders; Rebecca Adams; Harold Weiner; May Millard; Larry and Vicki Weiner; Kohei Hasegawa; Russ Swim; Val Schultz; Greg Burkleo; John Oyerbides; Greg Carey; Dave White; Nuala Lincke; Dave Bruton; Steve Silberman; Tom Blackburn; Terry Bolger; Ron Cirillo and Michael Getz; Gary Shank; and Eileen Law; Lou Wolfson; Kraig and Sarah Willis; Jill King; Marla G. Collins; Larry O’Brien; JR; Peter Rollins; Mike Shoenecke; The Southwest/Texas Popular Culture Association; MO; David Gans; and Nick Meriwether.