HomeBluesHappy Birthday, Jerry… Carl August 1, 2012 Blues Acknowledging various dates takes on a melancholy feel as a person gets older. This site has been up since the beginning of March, and I’ve probably run 10 or so posts on people who have passed away during that time. There also are the birthdays of folks who are no longer around. In any case, Jerry Garcia would have been 70 years old today. Above, he plays Irving Berlin’s beautiful Russian Lullaby with David Grisman. Here is a version of Dire Wolf from 1967: Listen to more Grateful Dead at Wolfgang’s Vault.