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About

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Guitarist and lyricist best known for his longtime collaboration with jam band The Grateful Dead. Though he does not normally perform live with the band, he has co-written many of their most famous songs, including "Dark Star".

Before Fame

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He was a voluntary "guinea pig" for the testing of psychedelic drugs at Stanford University in the early 60's.

Trivia

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He has also worked closely with Bob Dylan, co-writing every song but one on the folk legend's 2009 album 'Together Through Life'.

Family life

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His birth name is Robert Burns.

Associated with

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He is a childhood friend of Greatful Dead frontman Jerry Garcia.

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