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‘Jerry Jams for Rex’ honors Garcia

Star-studded benefit album, available now, features covers of songs by late Grateful Dead leader

By Chris M. Junior

Jerry Jams cover

PhishThe Black Crowes and Bruce Hornsby are among the artists whose concert renditions of songs by late Grateful Dead leader Jerry Garcia are part of the “Jerry Jams for Rex” collection, which is available now.

The oldest recording is Phish’s version of “Terrapin Station,” which dates back to an August 1998 gig in Virginia. The most recent rendition is Widespread Panic’s take on “Cream Puff War,” recorded late last month in Tennessee.

Proceeds from the “Jerry Jams for Rex” album will benefit The Rex Foundation. For the next few days, a free stream is available buy clicking here.