.

Remembering Jerry Garcia 15 Years Later

August 9, 2010 6:07 PM ET

Tonight, on the fifteenth anniversary of Jerry Garcia’s death, Mickey Hart and Bob Weir will pay tribute to their bandmate at the San Francisco Giants' baseball game. (Weir is singing the National Anthem, Hart leading the crowd in a group kazoo performance.) Garcia's daughter Annabelle will also throw out the game's first pitch. To celebrate the life and music of one of rock's most important figures, check out a photo timeline of Garcia's life, plus features from the Rolling Stone archives, including a 1972 RS interview and the original 1995 tribute to his life.

To read the new issue of Rolling Stone online, plus the entire RS archive: Click Here

prev
Music Main Next
Daily Newsletter

Get the latest RS news in your inbox.

Sign up to receive the Rolling Stone newsletter and special offers from RS and its
marketing partners.

X

We may use your e-mail address to send you the newsletter and offers that may interest you, on behalf of Rolling Stone and its partners. For more information please read our Privacy Policy.

Song Stories

“Bleeding Love”

Leona Lewis | 2007

In 2008, The X Factor winner Leona Lewis backed up her U.K. singing competition victory with an R&B anthem for the ages: "Bleeding Love," an international hit that became the best-selling song of the year. The track was co-penned by OneRepublic's Ryan Tedder (whose radio dominance would continue with songs such as Beyonce's "Halo" and Adele's "Rumour Has It") and solo artist Jesse McCartney, who was inspired by a former girlfriend, Gossip Girl actress Katie Cassidy. Given the song's success, McCartney didn't regret handing over such a personal track: "No, no," he said. "I'm so happy for Leona. She deserves it. There are really no bad feelings."

More Song Stories entries »
 
www.expandtheroom.com