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1967: Grateful Dead visit the Warnecke Ranch

In May of 1967 the Grateful Dead camped on the Russian River for a couple of weeks and wrote their famous song "alligator" while hallucinating alligators in the Russian River If you want to know more about this interesting Russian River trip, visit: http://www.songfacts.com/detail.php?id=40661 "Alligator"GRATEFUL DEAD Lyrics Sleepy alligator in the noonday sun Sleepin by the river just like he usually done Call for his whisky He can call for his tea Call all he wanta but he can't call me Oh no I been there before and I'm not comin back around there no more Creepy alligator comin all around the bend Talkin bout the times when we was mutual friends I check my mem'ry I check it q

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