Amazon is taking a stab at the long, strange trip of the Grateful Dead by developing a limited series based on the memoir by one of the band’s longtime roadies.

Founding Dead member Bob Weir is on board to executive produce and oversee all of the music for the project, based on the 2003 book by Steve Parish, “Home Before Midnight: My Life on the Road with the Grateful Dead.”

The project is about to begin shopping for a writer. Bernie Cahill and ROAR will also serve as exec producers on the project. Stephen Emery will serve as as co-exec producer.

A product of San Francisco’s psychedelic scene of the mid-1960s, the Grateful Dead became a rock ‘n’ roll institution over nearly 50 years of touring, which continued on and off even after Weir’s fellow guitarist Jerry Garcia died in 1995. The Dead played what were billed as the band’s farewell performances last July in Chicago.

Parish began working with the band’s road crew in 1969.

Parish and Weir are repped by UTA. Parish is with attorney Ryan Nord. Weir’s repped by attorney Jacqueline Sabec.

(Pictured: Bob Weir)