3 pages | PDF | 728.8 KBThe Golden Road by Grateful Dead is an upbeat, melodic, and uplifting tune that blends classic rock riffs with folk and calypso influences. Written by members Jerry Garcia, Bill Kreutzmann, Phil Lesh, Ron “Pigpen” McKernan, and Bob Weir, the song is composed in D major and B minor. The 26 measures of the song take listeners on a journey of inspired rhythms and passionate melodies. It has a bright, sunny feel that leaves the listener feeling excited and hopeful. With its joyful keys and firm beat, The Golden Road is the perfect song to put a spring in your step.