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(PR) SIRIUS Satellite Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) announces the launch of the highly anticipated Grateful Dead Channel. Heard exclusively on SIRIUS, the channel will feature music spanning the Grateful Deadís long and celebrated history. The Grateful Dead Channel joins an exclusive line up of 24-hour, commercial-free music channels dedicated entirely to some of the world's greatest recording artists including Elvis Radio, the world's only official, all-Elvis Presley radio channel broadcasting live from Graceland; and Siriusly Sinatra, devoted to the music and legacy of Frank Sinatra.

The channel will include rare and unreleased performances; original shows hosted by Grateful Dead founders Bob Weir, Phil Lesh, Mickey Hart and Bill Kreutzmann, as well as rare archival interviews with Jerry Garcia. The Grateful Dead Channel will debut on SIRIUS channel 32 with an extremely rare concert broadcast of the bandís 1974 performance at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, California.

This performance will be followed by a special show hosted by Bob Weir, the first by a member of the Grateful Dead on the new channel. The channel will also feature contributions from Grateful Dead expert David Gans, as well as Dead archivist David Lemieux, who will provide a unique look into the Deadís lush past with daily insights.

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