The Haight-Ashbury: A History

Author: Charles Perry

Publication date: 1985

Rolling Stone / Random House

The Grateful Dead get mentioned many times in this history of the area in which they resided in the 60s.

The 2005 edition of The Haight-Ashbury has a foreword by Bob Weir.

"In this acclaimed, definitive work, Charles Perry examines the history, the drama, and the energy of counter-cultures defining moment. First published by Rolling Stone Press in 1984 and now re-released with a new introduction by the Grateful Deads Bob Weir to time with Haight-Ashburys 40th anniversary, this highly acclaimed work is a must-have for anyone interested in the original sex, drugs, and rock n roll lifestyle."
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