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George R. R. Martin Grateful Dead

Confirms Grateful Dead influence

4 May, 2015

Martin confirms he has been influenced by Grateful Dead, including naming Weirwood trees after Bob Weir.

My wife, Paris, is perhaps more of a fan of the Grateful Dead than I am…I have Grateful Dead lyrics rattling around in my head all the time.¬†Ripple’ is one of my favorite songs of all time… [quoting the song] ‘There is a road, no simple highway.’