[[ BOOKS ]] ✭ Home Before Daylight Author Steve Parish – Writerscompany.co.uk

The Untold Story Of Life On The Road With The Grateful Dead, Written By An Insider Who Lived It From The Early Days To Today.Steve Parish Was Never One To Walk The Straight And Narrow, Even During His Childhood Growing Up In Flushing Meadow, Queens Busted As A Teenager For Selling Acid In The Summer Of 1968, Parish Landed In Riker S Island The Experience Changed Him And After Getting Out He Did His Best To Stay Out Of Trouble, Securing A Job Moving Music Equipment At The New York State Pavilion The First Show He Worked Was A Grateful Dead Concert In July Of 1969 And Parish Was Captivated By The Music A Life Seemingly Headed Nowhere Had Suddenly Found Its Calling As He Fell In Quickly With A Band Of Likeminded Misfits Who Formed The Nucleus Of What Would Be The Greatest Road Crew In Rock N Roll History.Parish Traveled To California Where His Apprenticeship Began Working For The Band For Free And Learning His Craft, Parish Got To Know Jerry, Bobby, Phil, Billy And Mickey And Through The Years Their Relationships Forged An Unbreakable Bond He Became Very Close With Garcia In Particular, Acting As His Personal Roadie And Later Manager For His Solo Performances And Garcia Band Shows He Was There During Times Of Trouble Like When A Pimp Held Garcia Hostage At Gunpoint In A New York Hotel Room , Spending Hours By His Bedside When Garcia Was In A Coma In 1986, And Performing The Duties Of Best Man At His Wedding He Was Also The Last Friend To See Garcia Alive Throughout The Dead S Historic Run, There Were Parties Of Biblical Proportion And Celebrity Run Ins With Everybody From Bob Dylan To Frank Sinatra But There Was A Dark Side To Life On The Road And Tragedy Didn T Just Strike The Musicians.But Home Before Daylight Is A Story Of Friendship, Of Music And Redemption It Is A Piece Of Music History, One That Reflects The American Spirit Of Adventure And Brotherhood Seen Through Steve Parish S Eyes And Experiences, The Grateful Dead S Wild Ride Has Never Been So Revealing. Home Before Daylight


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10 thoughts on “Home Before Daylight

  1. says:

    WellRock Scully s book resonatedto me Parish wrote with too much apologies I just wanted him to tell the story.


  2. says:

    This book is actually something I looked forward to a great deal although I did not encounter it until it was on library shelves As the minder in many ways for Garcia s instruments for over 25 years, Parish relates the tale of how he came to work for the band, the many psychological tests and torments, and the joys which sometimes seemed fleeting, but left him wit


  3. says:

    Beautifully writtenThe book was a wonderful insight into the life of working with the Grateful Dead I highly recommend this book of you are a fan of the music.


  4. says:

    Brief I really liked this rock n roll book This was the story about Steve Parish,a stage technition working with the Grateful Dead and his life leading up to that point Steve Parish made many mistakes in life, but in his own mind it was all worth it He even lived on Rouca Rouca ranch, which was where all the Grateful Dead, their wifes, their groopies, fans, tech s, and


  5. says:

    I struggle between a 3 and 4 star rating for this book like iTunes, I really wish Goodreads would use a 10 star system as I often find 5 stars doesn t allow enough nuance The first half that got through the mid 1970s is 4 star material because it was fun to read about how Parish got himself involved in the Dead scene It was also refreshing to read how much he focused on ho


  6. says:

    Steve Parish was a teenage New Yorker that was headed for trouble in the late 1960s As fate would have it, he wound up as a roadie in the amazing circus of the Grateful Dead To say that he has a few stories to tell would be a huge understatement Ultimately, Parish became muchthan hired backstage muscle By the end, he was perhaps closer to Jerry Garcia than anyone else The bes


  7. says:

    Home Before Daylight My Life on the Road with the Grateful Dead by Steve Parish St Martin s Press 2003 780 This perspective on the Grateful Dead was written by a long time roadie for the band who also served as the manager for the Jerry Garcia Band Steve Parish may have been Jerry Garcia s best friend He served as the best man when Garcia got married He was in the trenches from


  8. says:

    Not exactly the most well written book, but I knew upon starting it that I wasn t being sold a Rembrandt I was searching for yet another glimpse into the world of Jerry Garcia and company, and I surely found it through Steve Parish s goggles It reassured me that his smile and energy are still beaming, all the while his 9 fingered grip on our aural senses remains pleasantly tight Th


  9. says:

    Being married to an ol Deadhead from way back when who doesn t like to read, I had to read this for him ha Sure, I became a deadhead too it rubbed off on me, especially after attending my first Dead concert, but I do love their music still This book is written by one of their roadies and from what Rolling Stone mag said official loudmouth for the Dead s crew Figured this book would be


  10. says:

    This book started out as a unique inside look at life on the road with the Grateful Dead, told from the perspective of the crew I found it interesting and fun to read But near the end of the book, it takes an incredibly sad turn, as Parish describes the helplessness of the Dead family as they watch...


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