The 10 individual CDs from 2001's box set, documenting the rise of the Dead from folky beginnings to fully-fledged masters of the cosmos

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Living Proof

GRATEFUL DEAD

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ANTHEM OF THE SUN

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AOXOMOXOA

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LIVE/DEAD

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WORKINGMAN’S DEAD

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AMERICAN BEAUTY

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GRATEFUL DEAD [LIVE]

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EUROPE ’72

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HISTORY OF THE GRATEFUL DEAD VOL 1 (BEAR’S CHOICE)

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ALL RHINO

When Jerry Garcia died in a drug treatment facility in California on August 9, 1995, most people assumed the Grateful Dead’s “long, strange trip” was surely over. Without Garcia, it was argued, the heart and soul of the Dead had passed away.

That wasn’t the entire case. The huge body of live and studio work they’d left behind had been an on-the-road legacy; now it became their salvation. All of these albums were available in the 2001 ‘coffin box set’, which retailed at around the