Grateful Dead – Santa Barbara, CA (02/27/77)

Grateful Dead
Robertson Gym – University Of California
Santa Barbara CA

Download FLAC: Amazon Drive

–Set 1–
New Minglewood Blues;
El Paso;
Ramble On Rose;
Estimated Prophet ;
Good Lovin’;
Mississippi Half-Step Uptown Toodeloo;
The Music Never Stopped;
Scarlet Begonias

–Set 2–
Samson & Delilah ;
Saint Stephen ->
Not Fade Away ->
Drums ->
Terrapin Station >
Morning Dew ;
Sugar Magnolia

Johnny B. Goode

Source 1:

This is a flac encoded & tagged version of shnid: 10378


Sony ECM-280>Sony TC-153SD ACM>R>DAT>CDR taped by Dr. Rob Bertrando

CDR > EAC(secure) > Cool Edit (minor fixes) > CDWav(retracking) >

shntool confirms tracks on sector boundaries
Part of The Music Never Stopped Project 2002 shn em up initiative
Thanks to Raoul Duke for the disks!

Tracking note:
There is no d2t06. Not to worry, a song was not left out, it’s all
here. The original encoder must have inadvertenly skipped over that
number when labeling the tracks. I didn’t catch it until I was
finished with my processing and decided it wasn’t worth the trouble to go back in and fix it.

Source 2:

This is a tagged version of shnid: 143885

Sony ECM-280s > Sony TC-153SD > Cassette Master > Reel > Reel
– Taped by Dr. Rob Bertrando, Jimmy Warburton’s copy.

Reel >Akai GX636 > Tascam DA3000 (1 bit DSD) > dB poweramp > wav 24/96
– Transferred by Matt Smith

wav 24/96 > Adobe audition 3 > iZotope RX7 Advanced > iZotope Ozone 5 Advanced >
iZotope RX7 Advanced > wav 16/44.1 > CD Wave > Flac 16


I asked Rob why the start of “St. Stephen” was missing and this is what he told me:
“Bob Menke, Reinhardt (Hohlwein) and I were all taping out of my mics; since Bob
and Rhino had seats a couple of rows in front of me they had the mics. Just before
“St Stephen”, Ramrod came down the aisle, saw the mics, and busted Bob and Rhino,
taking their decks and tapes but leaving them with the mics. Mike Johann and
Sandy Troy were in the row between us, and managed to get the mic cables run back
to me. By the time I had plugged them in, St Stephen was already started; if you
listen really carefully, I think you can still hear Ramrod talking to Bob and Rhino
after I had started taping again.”

– I have patched in some crowd/tuning segments for continuity purposes using shnid 10378
– Thank you Raoul Duke and Matt Vernon.
– This source does not have any dropouts in “Mississippi Half-Step” and “Drums” is complete.

Thanks to Rob Bertrando for a great recording and his assistance with pitch correction.
Thanks to Matt Smith for a fine transfer.
Thanks to Jimmy Warburton for making his copy available.

edited and mastered
November 2018

Source 3:

Only contains songs Terrapin Station through Johnny B Goode

This is a tagged version of shnid: 144912

Recording Info:
SBD > Master Reel (7.5ips 1/2trk) > FLAC

Mastering Info:
FLAC > Adobe Audition CC2015 > Samplitude Pro X3 Suite > FLAC/16
(1 Disc Audio / 1 Disc FLAC)

Transferred by Rob Eaton
Mastered by Charlie Miller
May 28, 2016

— Rob Eaton did the transfer using Betty Cantor-Jackson’s original Nagra
— The deck that made the tape also did the transfers (after restoration)
— The reel starts at end of Terrapin Station (all the currently exists)
— Thanks to Jason Chastain for the pitch correction settings

Source 4:

SHNID: 145195

This is a 16/48 fileset. 24-bit > 16-bit via dBpoweramp

Source Info:
Rob Bertrando’s Master Audience Cassettes; Sony ECM-280 mics > Sony TC-153SD > Rob Bertrando’s 1st generation reels @ 3.75 ips

Transfer Info:
1st generation reels (Akai GX636)> Tascam DA3000 (DSF 1-bit/5.6 MHz) > dBpoweramp 24/96 > Adobe Audition CC 2019 > TLH flac2496

– Thanks to Rob Bertrando for the 1st generation reels
– Thanks to Matt Smith for the transfer
– Thanks to Charlie Miller for coordinating this effort
– Thanks to Charlie Miller for the soundboard source which supplies a 0:12 patch at the beginning of “Morning Dew” (tape flip/cut present on all previous copies, tape flip/cut was tightened up and not noted previously)
– St. Stephen clipped
– Pitch corrected

Mastered by Scott Clugston
February 2019

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