Jerry Garcia POP! Vinyl was the American singer-songwriter, lead guitarist and vocalist for the band the Grateful Dead. The Grateful Dead came to prominence during the 1960’s with their psychedelic blues rock music. He participated in many side projects such as the Jerry Garica Band and the Garcia/Grisman acoustic duo. He has also released several solo albums, and contributed his talent to a ton of albums by other artists over the years as a session musician. Jerry Garcia was sometimes ill with his diabetes and almost lost his life in 1986 when he went into a diabetic coma. Although his health somewhat improved, his longstanding heroin and cocaine addictions were still a struggle. Jerry died of a heart attack in August 1995 at the age of 53. Garica was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of the Grateful Dead in 1994. This figure stands 3 3/4 inches tall and comes in a collector box.