Jerry Garcia: "I think it's too bad that everybody's decided to turn on drugs, I don't think drugs are the problem. Crime is the problem. Cops are the problem. Money's the problem. But drugs are just drugs." ~ ♪
Jerry Garcia was a folk and blue-grass obsessive who started playing guitar at fifteen. It was those roots, as well as a lifelong love of Chuck Berry, that gave his astral experiments with the Grateful Dead a sense of forward momentum.
Jerry Garcia as a baby. He still had all his fingers then.
Dylan's admiration and respect for Jerry Garcia is culminated in this quote.