Grateful Dead Tie Dye Steal Your Face Rasta Tapestry…Boogie on reggae woman…The Grateful Dead are one of the most powerful bands of all time. They meant so much, to so many people, in so many ways. Millions of fans would put their lives on hold and tour with them for weeks (some years), and an enduring “Deadhead” culture was born. The still-thriving Deadhead community is alive and well today.