Is Jerry Garcia Hispanic?
Early life. Garcia’s ancestors on his father’s side were from Galicia in northwest Spain. His mother’s ancestors were Irish and Swedish.
Who was Jerry Garcia’s favorite guitarist?
THE GRATEFUL DEAD’S Jerry Garcia once called Steve Kimock his favorite unknown guitarist. So it was only fitting that after Garcia’s death in 1995, the Dead turned to Kimock as the great Garcia’s heir apparent.
How long was Jerry in a coma?
Thirty-five years ago tonight, Jerry Garcia returned to the stage with the Grateful Dead after slipping into a coma for five days. After falling into a diabetic coma on July 10th, 1986, and even losing some key basic motor functions upon being revived, Garcia was forced to relearn to play the guitar.