Jerry Garcia – Garcia-Owned Test Pressing ‘Run for the Roses’ LP / Multiple COAs

Jerry Garcia’s personal test pressing of his 1982 solo album Run For the Roses.  This test pressing was sold by Garcia’s widow, Deborah Koons Garcia, at a Bonhams auction of Garcia’s personal property.

With a letter from Bonhams confirming that this test pressing was part of Lot 344 of the all-Garcia sale Alligator! A San Francisco Rock Star’s Guitars, Art & More, and was ‘formerly the property of Jerry Garcia’, the original Bonhams exhibition card, a copy of the relevant catalog page, and Recordmecca’s written lifetime guarantee of authenticity [Note: this disc was part of a lot that included other discs, but we are only selling the test pressing pictured here.]

Also included is a copy of the limited edition chapbook Why I Collect Beat-Up Old Records Owned by Jimi Hendrix, Bob Dylan, and members of The Beatles, Rolling Stones, Velvet Underground and Grateful Dead, by Recordmecca’s Jeff Gold; published by Jack White’s Third Man Books.  In it, Gold discusses the mojo of collecting artist-owned records, including others from Jerry Garcia’s collection.

This item has been sold.
Have one to sell us?

Inquire about this item

Let us know if you have any questions about this particular item.

    Your Name (required)

    Your Email (required)


    Your Message