Category Archives: Grateful Dead (The)

All I’ve got is a red guitar, three chords and the truth

This is one of the most meaningful lyrics to anyone that appreciates the power of music. Originally written by Bob Dylan, it was made famous by Jimi Hendrix and later covered by everyone from U2 to Elton John and the Grateful Dead.

“All I’ve got is a red guitar, three chords and the truth”Jimi Hendrix Electric Ladyland

Song: All Along the Watchtower

Artist: Bob Dylan, Jimi Hendrix, U2

Album: John Wesley Harding (Dylan), Electric Lady land (Hendrix)

Year:1967, 1968

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…what a long, strange trip it’s been

“Lately it occurs to me, what a long, strange trip it’s been”

Song: Truckin’

Artist: The Grateful Dead

Album: American Beauty

Year:1970

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