Nine Things You Probably Never Knew About The Grateful Dead

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Jerry Garcia, the frontman of what is inarguably the greatest jam band of all time, would have turned 75 years old today. Like far too many musicians, he passed away before his time, but the music he made continues to inspire and influence other performers to this day.

To celebrate the legacy of Garcia and the Grateful Dead, we put together a list of a few facts about the band even the most dedicated Deadhead might not know— including one about a particularly infamous personality you’d probably be surprised to learn is a fan of the band.

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Keep truckin’ on.