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Jerry Garcia’s Lost Interview: ‘The Grateful Dead Would Love to Play on Mars’

Talk about breaking new ground! The late Jerry Garcia—who would have turned 68 years old this Sunday, Aug. 1—had sky-high hopes for his famously peripatetic band, the Grateful Dead.

In a 1990 interview with Milling About host Robin Milling, which has never before aired anywhere, the legendary rocker discussed his health, drug problem, family and aspirations for The Dead.

CAPTION: "So you've had a problem with drugs? Who hasn't?" Jerry (above) told our host vis-à-vis his own substance-abuse struggles.

"So I've had a problem with drugs? Who hasn't?" Jerry (above) told our host.

“I’ve never had a heart attack. Let me clear that up right now. But I have been ill and was on drugs, yeah,” said the Casey Jones singer, who died of a heart attack on Aug. 9, 1995 at Serenity Knolls, a substance-abuse treatment center in Forest Knolls, Calif.

“But those things are kind of normal nowadays, a lot of people went through those things. They don’t represent good excuses as far as I’m concerned.”

Jerry went on to talk about what inspired him to try and clean up his act.

“I think the idea that, well, it looks like I’m going to live past 40 and Continue reading

Bobbie Brown: Tommy Lee Finally Apologized for Abusing Me

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"It was like a death," Bobbie (above) tells us of her breakup with Tommy.

Sounds like Tommy Lee is getting sensitive in his old age—and it’s about time.

Fifteen years after he was busted for suspicion of battering then- ladylove Bobbie Brown, the Mötley Crüe drummer has told her he’s sorry.

Interviewed this week on BlogTalkRadio’s Katie 80, the former Miss Louisiana Teen USA and Star Search champ says that—though the mea culpa was long coming—it has in the end strengthened her relation- ship with Tommy, now 46.

“It probably took me 10 years to be able to be in the same room with him and not be affected in some way emotionally.

“Of course, I was ruined for at least Continue reading