Playing in the Band : An Oral and Visual Portrait of the Grateful Dead
An Updated Memorial Edition
Author: David Gans and Peter Simon
Publication date: 1996
St. Martin's Press
Foreword by Phil Lesh.
This updated edition adds an extra chapter that brings the history of the band up to 1995.
A portrait of the Grateful Dead in words and photographs. Though partly presented in a chronological sequence Playing In The Band is more a examiniation of the band and it's music than a history.
The original edition of this book was published in 1985.