Founder Rick Shubb talks about installing his first capo on Jerry Garcia’s banjo neck, and about his time living with the Grateful Dead guitarist.
by Shubb Capos
March 13, 2018
Rick Shubb, the founder of Shubb Capos, lived with Jerry Garcia in Palo Alto for a time, and in this video, Rick talks about selling Jerry the first-ever Shubb capo and installing it on the neck of Jerry’s banjo. You'll also hear Rick talk about how the Grateful Dead got its name, and about his drawing and creating posters for shows at San Francisco’s Carousel Ballroom based on Jerry’s recommendation.
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