Forward thinker John Perry Barlow has passed away.
He wrote songs with Grateful Dead founder Bob Weir who had this to say via twitter on John’s passing:
This life is fleeting as we all know – the Muse we serve is not. John had a way of taking life’s most difficult things and framing them as challenges, therefore adventures. He was to be admired for that, even emulated. He’ll live on in the songs we wrote…
John’s left behind quite a legacy including his internet activism.
I’ve never been a dead head but have always appreciated their music and dug a lot of their songs. Here’s one he co-wrote: