It’s one of the rarest shirts you can find, tucked into a black T-shirt.
But the item may have a special meaning for fans of the Grateful Dead.
The T-Shirt with the Grateful Joe logo is a tribute to one of their songs from the band’s 1972 album, “Truckin’.” The Grateful Dead’s song “Tru-Dancing” is credited as the song’s first lyrics.
The band wrote the song while living in San Francisco.
The Grateful Joe’s band member was Joe Russo, Jr., the band member who died of cancer in 2017.
The shirt’s design was inspired by the Grateful John’s T-shirts, which were popularized by Grateful Dead guitarist John Mayer and his wife, singer Sharon Van Etten.
It is a nod to Mayer’s own style.
“I wanted to do something unique, something that was very special to the Grateful Joes, because we all had the same music background,” Mayer said in a statement.
The Grateful Joe shirt is available in a wide range of colors, from dark gray to gold.
The shirts are available at the GratefulJoe.com website and online retailers.
Mayer said he also made the shirts to honor the “grateful Dead” who are still in the world today, and to celebrate the fact that he and his band have had such a successful run of shows since 1976.
“This shirt is a homage to the fans of this great band, and it’s also a tribute for all the people who have supported us through the years,” Mayer wrote.
“To all of our fans and fans of music everywhere, thank you for being part of our amazing journey.”