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    Fri, 06 Jan 2012 12:08:22

    Jerry Garcia Biopic in the Works - It was held up due to music rights

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    • Jerry Garcia - NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 24:  Jerry Garcia's handwritten Grateful Dead 'U.S. Blues' Lyrics at Gotta Have It! store on April 24, 2013 in New York City.
    • Jerry Garcia - View of a Grateful Dead's guitarist Jerry Garcia's Steinberger headless electric guitar, 1980, estimated between 45,000 and 50,000 USD,  at Bonhams and Butterfields' office in Hollywood, California, 07 December 2007. The piece is to be auctioned 09 December.
    • Jerry Garcia - Max Osceola and William Osceola (L) of the Seminole Tribe of Florida hold a Hard Rock Cafe jacket next to a photo of the late Grateful Dead lead singer Jerry Garcia before the start of a news conference at the Hard Rock Cafe in Times Square 07 December 2006 to announce that the Tribe bought the international restaurant chain, including its massive collection of rock 'n' roll memorabilia, in a 965 million USD deal with Rank Group. The Hard Rock Cafe first opened in London in 1971.  AFP PHOTO Timothy A. CLARY

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    After a long dispute over music rights, meaning arguing over being able to use music within a film, filmmaker Malcolm Leo and music manager John Hartmann will finally make the Jerry Garcia documentary, according to New York. The film's source material will be a three hour interview Leo conducted with Garcia in 1987. Straight from the horse's mouth, so to speak!

    Would you watch a Jerry Garcia biopic?

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