According to Godchaux, "I first saw [the Grateful Dead] play with a bunch of my old lady's friends who were real Grateful Dead freaks. Keith Richard Godchaux (July 19, 1948 – July 23, 1980) was a pianist best known for his tenure in the rock group the Grateful Dead from 1971 to 1979. Donna Jean was born in Sheffield, Alabama. Listen to music from Keith Godchaux like Sweet Baby, Farewell Jack & more. Although the band had employed several other keyboardists (including Howard Wales, Merl Saunders and Ned Lagin) as session musicians to augment McKernan's limited instrumental contributions following the departure of Tom Constanten in January 1970, Godchaux was invited to join the group as a permanent member in September 1971. Keith Richard Godchaux (July 19, 1948 – July 23, 1980) was a pianist best known for his tenure in the rock group the Grateful Dead from 1971 to 1979. Big River - Grateful Dead [Keith Godchaux's Play] - YouTube Songs with music by Keith Godchaux The Grateful Dead has always been a focus of synchronicity -- of magic "coincidences" happening at just the right time. Brent Mydland was the keyboardist for the Grateful Dead for an eleven year period that would see the band’s highest charting successes. Posted in Musician, Rock, Songwriter | Tagged: Brent Mydland, Grateful Dead, Jerry Garcia, Keith Godchaux, Missing Man Formation, Ron "Pigpen" McKernan, The Tubes, Vince Welnick | Leave a Comment ». With the Tubes he played on such FM staples as “Don’t Touch Me There,” “White Punks On Dope,” and the more commercially successful, “Talk To Ya Later” and “She’s A Beauty.” In the early ’90s, Welnick successfully auditioned to replace Brent Mydland in the Grateful Dead. Honey, walk that walk. Their only studio album as a duo leading their own band, it was released in 1975 on the Round Records label. claim that he collaborated with such rock acts as Dave Mason and James and the Good Brothers, a Canadian trio acquainted with the Grateful Dead. During his tenure with the Dead, his only lead vocal and wholly original composition was "Let Me Sing Your Blues Away," a collaboration with lyricist Robert Hunter released on Wake of the Flood (1973). [1] He met and married former FAME Studios session vocalist Donna Jean Thatcher in November 1970; their son Zion, of the band BoomBox, was born in 1974. He began piano lessons at age five at the instigation of his father (a semi-professional musician) and subsequently played Dixieland and cocktail jazz in professional ensembles as a teenager. During his tenure with the Dead, his only lead vocal was “Let Me Sing Your Blues Away,” from Wake of the Flood (1973). However, Godchaux's playing in the Jerry Garcia Band – which had fewer instrumentalists and hence a more "open" sound – retained more elements of his earlier work with the Grateful Dead during this period. [18], Bill Kreutzmann writes about Keith, "He was one of the best, if not the best, keyboardist that I’ve had the honor of playing with. He and wife Donna Godchaux left the band amicably in 1979 to pursue other interests, to work on their own recordings and form their own band. Donna Godchaux (née Donna Thatcher) has contributed background or lead vocals on many albums by different artists. Eventually, according to Donna Jean Godchaux, "Keith and I decided we wanted to get out and start our own group or something else – anything else. Find the latest tracks, albums, and images from Keith Godchaux. Explore releases from Keith Godchaux at Discogs. It was not like a mind-blowing far out, just a beautiful far out. In early 1978, rhythm guitarist Bob Weir began to perform slide guitar parts with an eye toward variegating the group's sonic palette, with Weir concluding that "desperation is the mother of invention. He said there was a guy down there with him that I simply had to hear. The secret weapon was keyboardist Keith Godchaux, Donna Jean’s husband, who’d joined the band in 1971. Singles "When a Man Loves a Woman" / "Love Me Like You Mean It" – Percy Sledge – 1966 Godchaux was trained in classical music at a young age, but spent his teen years performing at country clubs and in various bands; his earlier musical attempts tended to lean more toward jazz than rock roll. It was likely the result of his addictions as well as his heavy weight sleep apnea. July 19, 1948 – July 23, 1980. While not a founding member, nor was she with the band for too long, a female voice belting out "Dancin' in the Streets," or any Dead tune for that matter, was an oddity i…. [13] Following the dissolution of this ensemble, the Godchauxs performed as part of the Jerry Garcia Band from 1976 to 1978. According to sound engineer Owsley Stanley, "The Countryman pickup worked by an electrostatic principle similar to the way a condenser mic works. We were constantly playing records for him and so forth but that wasn’t his gift. Keyboardist Keith Godchaux joined the band with his wife, singer Donna Jean Godchaux, in late 1971 following a fortuitous encounter with Garcia at San Francisco's Keystone Club. Jerry Garcia August 1, 1942 – August 9, 1995. These images are of rock band the Grateful Dead. Find Keith Godchaux song information on AllMusic. Brent Mydland died of a drug overdose at the age of 37 on July 26, 1990. After his stint of playing rhythm guitar for his mom’s outfit, The Heart of Gold Band, Godchaux performed as a vocalist, song- writer and producer while touring San Francisco in the '90s. He first performed publicly with the Dead on October 19, 1971 at the University of Minnesota's Northrup Auditorium. Despite occasional flirtations with synthesizers (most notably a Polymoog during the group's spring 1977 tour), this tendency was foregrounded by the reintegration of second drummer Mickey Hart, resulting in a heavily percussive sound with little sustain beyond Garcia's leads. Keith Godchaux - WikiMili, The Free Encyclopedia - WikiMili, The Free Encyclopedia NAMM: National Association of Music Merchants, Rock Stars Doing Good Things for the Earth from Beyond the Grave, Died On This Date (August 9, 1995) Jerry Garcia / Grateful Dead, Died On This Date (July 26, 1990) Brent Mydland / Grateful Dead, Died On This Date (July 23, 1980) Keith Godchaux / Grateful Dead, Died On This Date (June 2, 2006) Vince Welnick / The Tubes, Grateful Dead. Keith and Donna Godchaux issued the mostly self-written Keith & Donna album in 1975 with Jerry Garcia as a member of their band. Jazz musician Keith Godchaux's bio, concert & touring information, albums, reviews, videos, photos and more. According to Phil Lesh, many fans consider the years that Keith joined through the touring hiatus in 1974 to be the best years of the Grateful Dead. October 21, 1952 – July 26, 1990. The control box also enabled Godchaux to use a wah-wah pedal with the instrument. The intricate and varied musical and personal relationships that formed in the late-'60s/early-'70s cultural scene spewed forth plenty of … Throughout the late 1970s, he was frequently embroiled in violent domestic conflicts with Donna, who also developed an alcohol use disorder. Push in the button let the top ten play. During the summer of 1995, Garcia checked into a rehabilitation center; he had struggled with drug addiction. He also contributed to two group compositions on Blues for Allah (1975). With style and grace. He, along with  Ron McKernan, Vince Welnick and Brent Mydland belonged to an exclusive club of Grateful Dead keyboardists who died too soon. Jerry Garcia is best remembered as a co-founder of influential jam band, the Grateful Dead who will forever be linked to the San Francisco rock and hippie scenes of the late ’60s and early ’70s. The album was recorded at their home in Stinson Beach, California, where they lived in the 1970s. The intricate and varied musical and personal relationships that formed in the later-'60s/early-'70s He was really competent too, in that he could pick up whatever Jerry and I started playing that day, and just run with it. Godchaux sustained massive head injuries in an auto accident while being driven home on his birthday by noted tie-dye artist Courtenay Pollock (who was hosting the Godchauxs at his home in San Geronimo, California as they worked with their new band) in July 1980. Initially, Keith's richly melodic and fluid style meshed well with the band's improvisational approach to music … Original player Ron McKernan and then Keith Godchaux died unexpectedly at young ages while playing for the band. Jerry Garcia August 1, 1942 – August 9, 1995. "[17] Lesh has further clarified that, to him, the band was "never quite the same" after coming back from their touring hiatus in 1975. Come on honey, let me sing 'em away. Throughout this period, Godchaux's rented pianos were outfitted with a state-of-the-art pickup system designed by Carl Countryman. Jerry Garcia is best remembered as a co-founder of influential jam band, the Grateful Dead who will forever be linked to the San Francisco rock and hippie scenes of the late ’60s and early ’70s. He’s an excellent pianist but he didn’t really have a concept of music, of how the piano fit in with the rest of the band. "[15] He died at the age of 32 on July 23, 1980, four days after his birthday.[16]. Mydland wrote several of the Dead’s 80s period songs including such fan favorites as “Tons Of Steel,” “I Will Take You Home,” and “Hell In A Bucket.”  Mydland significantly contributed to the band vocally as well, both as lead in some songs, and as a prominent harmony vocalist, adding a new flair to many of the bands older songs in concert. It was charged with a very high voltage, and thus was very cantankerous to set up and use. Donna Godchaux was a member of the Grateful Dead from 1972 to 1979 and appears on many of the band's albums. The instrument's unwieldy tuning partially contributed to the shelving of the band's recordings of their 1978 engagement at the Giza Plateau for a planned live album. He died from injuries sustained in a car accident on July 23, 1980. In his book he writes, "Keith turned into a fire-breathing demon about halfway through the fall [1971] tour—not only following the band effortlessly through all our endlessly bifurcating highways and byways, but grabbing the ball and running with it, leading us into unknown regions and setting the stage for what many heads consider the peak years of the Grateful Dead. Much of what he played in his last year was basic, blocky, chordal stuff. In 1994, he was inducted, posthumously, into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of the Grateful Dead. Welnick remained as the group’s keyboard player until Jerry Garcia’s death in 1995, which is when the group disbanded. Although a democratic band with multiple “lead” singers, Garcia was considered the leader of the group by most outside the band. February 21, 1951 – June 2, 2006. Take a listen to the beginning of Keith Godchaux’s musical journey with the Grateful Dead with a complete soundboard recording of the band’s October 19th, 1971 concert at Northrop Auditorium. It's me, Martin. He also played in Weir’s other side project, Bobby and the Midnites. I knew I was related to them. "[2][3] He was also known to Betty Cantor-Jackson, a Grateful Dead sound engineer who produced James and the Good Brothers' debut album in 1970. To celebrate what would have been Grateful Dead keyboardist Keith Godchaux's 72nd birthday, check out Keith with the Dead during a pre-show rehearsal at San Francisco's Orpheum Theatre in … "[8] Bassist Phil Lesh lauded his ability to "fit perfectly in the spaces between [our] parts," while drummer Bill Kreutzmann was inspired by his "heart of music."[3]. Posted by themusicsover.com on August 9, 2010, Jerry Garcia After graduating from high school in 1971, played in bands in and around the Bay area, ultimately landing in the Bob Weir Band in 1978. Are You There Publishers? Shop for Vinyl, CDs and more from Keith Godchaux at the Discogs Marketplace. Following the group's extended touring hiatus, he continued to use contractually-stipulated nine-foot Steinways furnished by the band's venues[6] in 1976 and early 1977 before switching exclusively to the Yamaha CP-70 electric grand piano in September 1977. Oh, honey, let me sing your blues away. Get all the lyrics to songs by Keith Godchaux and join the Genius community of music scholars to learn the meaning behind the lyrics. Keith Godchaux : biography July 19, 1948 – July 23, 1980 Keith Richard Godchaux (July 19, 1948 – July 23, 1980) was a musician best known for his tenure in the rock group the Grateful Dead. It had a way of crackling in humid conditions and making other rather unmusical sounds if not set up just right, but when it worked it was truly brilliant." Prior to 1970, she had worked as a session singer in Muscle Shoals, appearing on songs by Elvis Presley, Aretha Franklin and Otis Redding. "[7] According to Garcia in a 1980 interview with Mark Rowland conducted shortly before Godchaux's death, "Keith is one of those guys who is sort of an idiot savant of the piano. Written-By – Donna Godchaux, Keith Godchaux: 4:04: B1: Showboat Lyrics By – Brian Godchaux Music By – Donna Godchaux, Keith Godchaux: 2:28: B2: My Love For You Written-By – Donna Godchaux, Keith Godchaux: 5:49: B3: Farewell Jack Bass – Bill Wolf Drums – Jim Brereton Lyrics By – Brian Godchaux Music By – Donna Godchaux, Keith Godchaux: 3:08: B4: Who Was John Nobody else from the band was around, but almost immediately after I arrived, I knew that Jerry was right—this guy could really play piano."[4]. Godchaux also worked with New Riders of the Purple Sage as well as Lowell George of Little Feat. Keith Godchaux was most famously, a keyboardist for the Grateful Dead. Posted in Bluegrass, Folk, Musician, Rock, Singer, Songwriter | Tagged: Brent Mydland, David Grisman, Grateful Dead, Jerry Garcia, John Dawson, Keith Godchaux, Legion of Mary, New Riders of the Purple Sage, Old And In The Way, Ron McKernan, Vince Welnick | Leave a Comment », Posted by themusicsover.com on July 26, 2010, Brent Mydland Following their departure from the Grateful Dead, the Godchauxs enjoyed an extended period of recuperation with their family in Alabama. His unique guitar playing found its way on to numerous albums as a guest artist also, likely leading to Rolling Stone magazine placing him at #13 on their list of the 100 Greatest Guitar Players Of All Time. He didn’t need to know the material first. I guess the worst thing you could say about later-period Keith is that he was just taking up sonic space in the Dead’s overall sound. Born July 19, 1948, in San Francisco, CA, Godchaux grew up in Concord with a father who was a professional pianist and singer. I was looking for something real to get involved with – which wouldn't necessarily be music". As a child, Mydland learned to play the flute, accordion and piano. Donna introduced Keith to Jerry Ga… read more In early fall 1971, the Dead really faced up to the fact that they needed a keyboard player. According to Phil Lesh, many fans consider the years that Keith joined through the touring hiatus in 1974 to be the best years of the Grateful Dead. 2, June 26, 1981, Warfield Theatre, San Francisco, CA, On Broadway: Act One – October 28th, 1987, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Keith_Godchaux&oldid=993745978, Short description is different from Wikidata, Articles needing additional references from February 2019, All articles needing additional references, All articles with specifically marked weasel-worded phrases, Articles with specifically marked weasel-worded phrases from December 2018, Wikipedia articles with BIBSYS identifiers, Wikipedia articles with MusicBrainz identifiers, Wikipedia articles with WORLDCATID identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 12 December 2020, at 07:08. The couple introduced themselves to Jerry Garcia at a concert in August 1971; coincidentally, ailing keyboardist/vocalist Ron "Pigpen" McKernan (who would go on to play alongside Godchaux from December 1971 to June 1972) was unable to handle the rigors of the band's next tour. Posted in Musician, Rock, Songwriter | Tagged: Donna Godchaux, Grateful Dead, Jerry Garcia, Keith Godchaux, Little Feat, Lowell George, New Riders of the Purple Sage | 1 Comment », Posted by themusicsover.com on June 2, 2010, Vince Welnick Tom Constanten joined the band on lead piano duties from November 1968 until January 1970, and was replaced by Keith Godchaux in October 1971. [12] A touring iteration of the Keith & Donna Band with Kreutzmann on drums and former Quicksilver Messenger Service equipment manager Stephen Schuster on saxophone frequently opened for Grateful Dead-related groups in 1975, allowing Garcia to sit in on several occasions. Following the Grateful Dead's 1975 hiatus, he largely yielded to a simpler comping-based approach with the group that eschewed his previously contrapuntal style in favor of emulating or ballasting Garcia's guitar parts. At the time, Godchaux was largely supported by his wife and irregularly employed as a lounge pianist in Walnut Creek, California. ‎As the only woman officially billed with the Grateful Dead, Donna Jean Godchaux held her own on-stage with the rest of the boys. Vince Welnick first rose to fame as the keyboard player for the cult fave rock band, the Tubes during the ’70s and ’80s. So we played that benefit concert at Oakland [2/17/79] and then a few days later there was a meeting at our house and it was brought up whether we should stay in the band anymore...and we mutually decided we'd leave. Music Vinyl Records Today's Deals New Releases Best Sellers Canadian Artists Classical Browse Genres Recommendations Musique 4 results for Music : Keith Godchaux Come on honey, let me sing 'em away. Posts about Keith Godchaux written by themusicsover.com. Keith Richard Godchaux (July 19, 1948 – July 23, 1980) was a musician best known for his tenure in the rock group the Grateful Dead from 1971 to 1979. "[11] Keyboardist/vocalist Brent Mydland (who shared Godchaux's suburban East Bay background) had been groomed as their replacement for nearly a year in the Bob Weir Band and made his Grateful Dead debut at San Jose State University's Spartan Stadium on April 22, 1979. The album was recorded and released while they were … Produced as a vinyl LP, it has not been released on CD. Initially, Godchaux incorporated a richly melodic, fluid and boogie-woogie-influenced style that intuitively complemented the band's improvisational approach to rock music; critic Robert Christgau characterized his playing as "a cross between Chick Corea and Little Richard. Four days later, a public memorial was held in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park. He was replaced by Vince Welnick who committed suicide in 2006. Donna Jean had served as a studio vocalist prior to that and had performed with the likes of Elvis Presley, Dionne Warwick, and Neil Diamond. [14] He also formed The Ghosts (later rechristened The Heart of Gold Band) with his wife; this Bay Area-based aggregation eventually came to include a young Steve Kimock on guitar. Biography Keith Godchaux was born in Seattle, Washington and grew up in … No doubt, though it can’t be measured."[10]. Garcia was extremely busy outside the Dead as well, recording and playing with New Riders Of The Purple Sage (with John Dawson), Old and in the Way, Legion Of Mary, as well as his own Jerry Garcia Band. It no longer had that sparkle and imagination that marked his best work (’72–’74). Over 25,000 people attended. Although a democratic band with multiple “lead” singers, Garcia was considered the leader of the group by most outside the band. She met fellow Grateful Dead member Keith Godchaux and they married in 1970. 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I don’t hear many wrong notes but he’s not exactly out there on the edge taking chances and pushing the others, as he frequently did, in his own quiet way, in his peak Grateful Dead years. Click to check out the Kindle at amazon.com - I love mine! With other artists. After playing an upright piano and increasingly sporadic Hammond organ on the fall 1971 tour, Godchaux primarily played acoustic grand piano (including nine-foot Yamaha and Steinway instruments) at concerts from 1972 to 1974. Joining the band shortly after being introduced to Jerry Garcia after one of his solo shows, Godchaux added a much welcomed mysterious jazz sound to the band’s improvisations. Enter your email address to subscribe to The Music's Over. Shortly before the accident, he professed to Pollock that he was "the happiest I've ever felt in my life. His gift was the keyboard, the piano itself. A year later he replaced Keith Godchaux in the Grateful Dead. Increasingly frayed from the vicissitudes of the rock and roll lifestyle, Godchaux gradually became dependent upon various drugs, most notably alcohol and heroin. While he was largely uninterested in the popular music of the era and eschewed au courant jazz rock in favor of modal jazz, bebop, and swing, several sources[who?] He could learn songs before he was even done hearing them for the first time. Keith Godchaux discography and songs: Music profile for Keith Godchaux, born 19 July 1948. He maintained a presence in the band's extended orbit, returning intermittently to California to perform alongside Kreutzmann in the Healy-Treece Band (a venture for Dan Healy, the band's longtime live audio engineer) and on at least one occasion with Hunter. Keith Godchaux was born in Seattle, Washington, and grew up in Concord, California. From then on, I was super turned-on that such a thing existed. Subsequently, Keith played his first show with the Dead on October 19, 1971, filling in for a hospitalized Pigpen, and a new era of Grateful Dead sound was about to form. "Six Feet of Snow," a collaboration with Lowell George of Little Feat, was featured on the latter group's Down on the Farm (1979); George had recently produced the Grateful Dead's Shakedown Street (1978). Godchaux was born in Seattle, Washington, and grew up in Concord, California, a regional suburban center within the East Bay of the San Francisco Bay Area. Create a free website or blog at WordPress.com. "[9] Garcia biographer Blair Jackson has also asserted that "the quality of Keith’s playing in the Dead fell off in ’78 and early ’79. Born a military child in Munich, Germany, Mydland moved with his family to San Francisco as an infant. Mydland had just died from a drug overdose, following a tragic path of Grateful Dead keyboardists who preceded him. And he could play just about anything. The music images seen here showcase the rock, jazz, blues and punk photography of photographer Ed Perlstein. On Keith & Donna, both of the Godchauxs sing lead and backing vocals, and Keith plays various keyboard instruments. Available with an Apple Music subscription. Remembering their initial meet, Bill Kreutzmann writes, "Then, around the same time that Pigpen entered the hospital, Jerry gave me a call telling me to get my ass down to the rehearsal space. The Grateful Dead have played with some really good ones over the years, like Bruce Hornsby and Brent Mydland, but this guy was just outrageous. Grateful Dead band members include Jerry Garcia, Phil Lesh, Bob Weir, Bill Kreutzmann, Mickey Hart, Keith Godchaux, Donna Godchaux … He also had numerous collaborations with David Grisman. 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