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In secret, Brian wrote 300 songs. Why? Now, struck by ALS and fading, his best friends make an album of his hidden songs with him!
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    Get the Warm Fuzzy Feeling!

    Get the newsletter updates & the warm and fuzzy feeling that comes from knowing that YOU helped make Brian's dream come true and you helped get a vinyl Album and a cool documentary made. Plus, as an added bonus, Brian and friends will sing your name in a song of thanks on the day we make our goal from the window of his apartment.

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    Get a Shout out!

    Let the world know you helped! You get the above plus an official THANK YOU on the film’s website! We will keep you in the loop and invited to the premieres and concerts too!

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    Top Secret + Your Name in the Credits!

    We want you to be part of "Brian's Songs" and be recognized for your wonderfulness! You get special, members-only access to a PASSWORD PROTECTED PRIVATE SECTION of the film's website with unique, frequently updated behind-the-scenes content from the studio and the film- as well as a page with a video thank-you message from Brian and all the musicians, plus all of the above!

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    Brian's Album- "Bring Out Your Dead!"

    You get Digital Copy of Brian's Album- We did it! We couldn't have done it without you and dozens of Amazing volunteers and musicians! Plus Brian will answer any questions you submit about "the meaning of life" in a video.

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    CD of Brian's Album

    Well, Brian's mother-in-law asked, "What about all of us who don't do digital music? What if we want a CD?" OK, here you go!

    A CD of Brian's Album: "Bring out your Dead"

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    "Brian's Songs"- The Documentary!

    (Directed by Mike- {Sundance winning director and one of Brian's best friends})- You get a DIGITAL DOWNLOAD of the film! We have to finish quickly for Brian!

    Plus everything from the $20 reward tier!

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    Movie and Album - Digital Versions

    "Brian's Songs" The Album in Digital Download
    "Brian's Songs" The Documentary in Digital Download, complete with bonus scenes and DVD extras!

    Plus everything from the $20 reward tier!

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    Brian's Album on Vinyl

    You will receive the album in Vinyl

    With Lyrics Book and Artwork

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    "Brian's Songs"- the Movie, BluRay / DVD

    Brian's Songs The Movie in Blu-ray
    + the Digital Album
    + the Digital Songbook with Lyrics and Artwork

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    BluRay and Vinyl

    Brian's Songs The Movie in Blu-ray
    Brian's Songs The Album in Vinyl
    + the Digital Songbook with Lyrics and Artwork
    +Your Name in the Credits!

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    DVD and Vinyl

    Brian's Songs The Movie in DVD
    Brian's Songs The Album in Vinyl
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    +Your Name in the Credits!

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    Concert Ticket

    1 Ticket to "Brian's Songs" ALL STAR- ALS Benefit Concert in NYC

    The concert will be in NYC and all our famous friends will perform to celebrate the release of the Album and Documentary and Celebrate Brian's life and music!

    +Your Name in the Credits!

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    Concert Ticket & Backstage Pass

    Ticket to "Brian's Songs Concert" with Backstage Access

    +Your Name in the Credits!

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    Be a Back Up Singer on the Album!

    You will do background vocals on one or two songs and will be invited to sing at the concert. We will send you the track and you will record your vocals and send them back.

    +Your Name in the Credits of course!

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    All + Movie Credit

    All the other rewards + featured supporter credit in the movie and invitation to "The Dinner Party- Album Launch party" Brian loves food. This will be a dinner catered by our chef friends in NYC!

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    4- two-day Ski Lift passes + Housing!

    You get 4 - two-day lift passes for Plattekill mountain. Plus housing for 3 couples and 2 kids at the film-makers house 4 miles from the Mountian!

    Ski Vacation with friends!

    Value- 4 x $115 = $460

    Value- 2 days lodging = $350

    Total Value = $810

    For more info - www.Plattekill.com

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    Ice Buckets for Brian! (Tax Deductible!)

    All of Brian's Best Friends and some of the musicians will dump Ice Buckets on our heads in honor of your support- on video!

    As no goods are received for this reward, if you contact us your funds will go through our Fiscal Sponsor and can be a 90% TAX DEDUCTABLE donation for you.

    You will also be listed in the Credits of the film!

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    Special Screening

    COME TO NEW YORK CITY FOR A PRE-RELEASE SCREENING AND DINNER WITH THE FILMMAKERS AND MUSICIANS! Be the first to see the film in its almost finished/work-in-progress state, hear the album before anyone and share in the creative experience! (Travel & accommodations are your responsibility).

    PLUS, you get YOUR NAME ON THE BIG SCREEN - a thank-you in the credits in the finished film and on the Album!

    In addition, you get your choice of a DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, DVD, or BLU-RAY of the finished film, and everything from the $20 reward tier! Plus, you'll get a set of "Brian's Picks."

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    Associate Producer Credit

    Your name will be in the head credits of the film and the Album.

    Plus Associate Producer are supporting our project through the fiscal sponsor. Contributions are 90% Tax Deductible. All Producers will be invited to come to all concerts, dinners, festivals, and premieres!!!

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    Brian & Grammy team write your song!

    We will write a song for you or with you or record your song- your choice! A song to honor- your love, your marriage, your friends- anything!

    We will record the song and send it to you!

    + All other rewards

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    Executive Producer Credit!

    Your name will be in the head credits of the film and the Album as an Executive Producer.

    Plus Executive Producers are supporting our project through the fiscal sponsor. Contributions are 90% Tax Deductible. All Producers will be invited to come to all concerts, dinners, festivals, and premieres!!!

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    Signed shredder skis! Value $750

    These are great skis and binding donated by the team and signed by Brian and the Guys!

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    Signed Acoustic Guitar

    Acoustic Guitar signed by Brian and all the Stars who work on the project

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    Art by Jerry Garcia! "Mandolin Player"

    The Jerry Garcia Foundation has donated 2 original prints by Jerry Garcia!

    The Mandolin Player piece has an estimated fair market value in the range of 2,500.00- 3.000.00,

    "The Mandolin Player" comes with a certificate of authenticity.

    Thank you-
    Keelin and Manasha Garcia
    Jerry Garcia Foundation
    Fender Music Foundation
    Garcia Weir Gallery

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    Garcia "Bluegrass & Mission" prints

    The Jerry Garcia Foundation has donated 2 original prints by Jerry Garcia!

    "The Bluegrass Musician" and "Mission" an estimated fair market value in the range of 4000.00- 5,500.00,

    "The Mandolin Player" comes with a certificate of authenticity.

    Thank you-
    Keelin and Manasha Garcia
    Jerry Garcia Foundation
    Fender Music Foundation
    Garcia Weir Gallery

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