Phil Lesh

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Birthday
15, 1940
Birthplace
Berkeley, CA
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
15, 1940 (age 79)
Birthplace
Berkeley, CA

About

Bassist for The Grateful Dead, the group known for songs like "Truckin'" and "Ripple," and who also played with The Other Ones.

Before Fame

He started out as a violinist, switched to trumpet, and was finally coaxed into playing bass by Jerry Garcia.

Trivia

He created the side project Phil Lesh and Friends.

Family Life

He is the godfather of Courtney Love.

Associated With

He has performed with Furthur, alongside former Grateful Dead bandmate Bob Weir.