Bob Weir

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Robert Hall "Bob" Weir (WEER; born October 16, 1947) is an American singer, songwriter, and guitarist, most recognized as a founding member of the Grateful Dead. After the Grateful Dead disbanded in 1995, Weir performed with The Other Ones, later known as The Dead, together with other former members of the Grateful Dead. Weir also founded and played in several other bands during and after his career with the Grateful Dead, including Kingfish, the Bob Weir Band, Bobby and the Midnites, Scaring the Children, RatDog and Furthur, co-led by former Grateful Dead bassist Phil Lesh., In 2015, Weir, along with former Grateful Dead members Mickey Hart and Bill Kreutzmann, joined with Grammy-winning singer/guitarist John Mayer to form the band Dead & Company. Weir continued to tour with Dead & Company in 2016.

During his career with the Grateful Dead, Weir played mostly rhythm guitar and sang many of the band's rock-n-roll tunes. As a guitarist, he is known for his unique style of complex voiceleading and for bringing unusual depth and a new approach to the role of rhythm guitar expression.

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2000 Evening Moods Bob Weir and Ratdog 1
2016 Blue Mountain Bob Weir 1
Ace Bob Weir 1
Heaven Help the Fool Bob Weir 1
Kingfish Bob Weir 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2004 Weir Here: The Best of Bob Weir Bob Weir 1

Album + Live

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2013 Fall 1989: The Long Island Sound Jerry Garcia Band, Bob Weir & Rob Wasserman 1

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