Babatunde Olatunji

Babatunde Olatunji

2000 JERRY GARCIA AWARD Babatunde Olatunji (April 7, 1927 – April 6, 2003) was a Nigerian drummer, educator, social activist and recording artist. In memory of Grateful Dead guitarist and founding Rex board member Jerry Garcia, this award is designed to honor and...
Dr. Ralph Stanley

Dr. Ralph Stanley

2000 RALPH J. GLEASON AWARD Dr. Ralph Stanley was one of the most influential artists of all time. Born in 1927 in Big Spraddle, VA, Ralph Stanley was the second child of Lucy Jane and Lee Stanley. In 1946 along with his older brother Carter Stanley they formed the...