Bob weir is the singer, composer, guitarist, most recognized boat fender the founding member of the grateful dead. The grateful dead in 1995 after dissolution, weir other, then called death, along with the other top members grateful dead. Weir is based on several other band during and after his career with the grateful dead, including princes, Bob weir band, bobby and Midnites, RatDog, his latest band, by the former further common grateful dead bassist Phil Lesh.
In his career and the grateful dead, weir play guitar, sing the main rhythm rock band songs (jerry Garcia to sing the melody of more music). He with his unique style of complex voiceleading, bring unusual depth and the new method is used to express the rhythm guitar.
The photo shows the early in his concert warlock play a Gretsch duo injection, and in the warlock be grateful dead, weir briefly play a 365, a guild Clinton buck spark IV acoustic power (Garcia play a same cherry red spark IV, this is very similar to Gibson es - 335) and a fender telecaster in solving in the next ten years, Gibson es - 335.
Weir usually play a cherry red 1965 es - 335 to 1974, the band gap, though he sometimes use Gibson es - 345. Weir play a black Gibson Les Paul in 1971. Weir can see play radiant es - 335 in the grateful dead movie, in October 1974 the shooting. In the early 1970 s, the weir also use 1961 or 1962 SG Gibson.
In 1974, weir began to deal with Jeff Hasselberger knead in the development of custom tools. Weir began to play this Ibanez said in 2681 during the recording for the blues on the Allah; This is an experimental apparatus and sliding pickup, Hasselberger used to develop a few additional 2681 s on Marine Airbag the stage, and the use of weir custom "cowboy fancy" guitar, from 1976 to the year, as the 1980 s.