Jerry Garcia Band Trivia

Trivia about Jerry’s long-time bar band: JGB

1. In what year did the Jerry Garcia Band first play under that name?

A. 1971

B. 1973

C. 1975

D. 1980

2. Other than Jerry, who is the only other person to play in every incarnation of the Jerry Garcia Band?

A. Melvin Seals

B. Bill Kreutzmann

C. Nicky Hopkins

D. John Kahn

3. When did Melvin Seals join JGB?

A. 1975

B. 1978

C. 1979

D. 1980

4. What song did JGB perform live most frequently?

A. How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)

B. The Harder They Come

C. Deal

D. Run for the Roses

5. Where did JGB play their last show with Jerry?

A. Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre

B. The Warfield

C. Madison Square Garden

D. Hampton Coliseum

6. What was the only JGB studio album released during Jerry’s lifetime?

A. Run for the Roses

B. Cats Under the Stars

C. Hooteroll?

D. Old & In the Way

7. In addition to Gloria Jones, who was the other long-time backup singer in JGB?

A. Donna Jean Godchaux

B. Claudia Lennear

C. Jackie LaBranch

D. Merry Clayton

8. When JGB played in San Francisco from 1980 to 1987, they played almost exclusively at what venue?

A. The Stone

B. The Warfield

C. The Orpheum

D. The Fillmore

9. In what year did Phil Lesh step in for John Kahn and play two shows with JGB?

A. 1981

B. 1983

C. 1988

D. 1994

10. Besides the Godchauxs, who was the only other member of the Grateful Dead who played more than a show or two with JGB?

A. Mickey Hart

B. Brent Mydland

C. Bob Weir

D. Billy Kreutzmann


1. C; 2. D; 3. D; 4. A; 5. B; 6. B; 7. C; 8. A; 9. A; 10. D


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