Lossless Bootleg Bonanza: Grateful Dead – Portland, OR (10/02/77)


Grateful Dead
Paramount Theatre
Portland, OR

Download FLAC/MP3

I posted an interview with Jerry from the date here.

Betty Board
(Complete show– source tape: MR>P2>D1)
7″ two track BBD reel w/ DBX-1 @ 7 1/2 ips > PCM501ES @ 44.055 kHz
PCM501ES analog out > DBX-1 decoder > analog in PCM501ES
PCM501ES analog out > Fostex D5 @ 48 kHz

–Set 1–
101-d1t01 – Casey Jones
102-d1t02 – Jack Straw
103-d1t03 – Sunrise
104-d1t04 – Brown Eyed Women
105-d1t05 – El Paso,
106-d1t06 – Dupree’s Diamond Blues
107-d1t07 – Let It Grow
108-d1t08 – Deal

–Set 2–
201-d2t01 – Samson & Delilah
202-d2t02 – Scarlet Begonias ->
203-d2t03 – Fire on the Mountain
204-d3t01 – Funiculi Funicula
205-d3t02 – Playin’ in the Band ->
206-d3t03 – Drums->
207-d3t04 – The Wheel ->
208-d3t05 – Truckin’->
209-d3t06 – The Other One ->
210-d3t07 – Wharf# Rat ->
211-d3t08 – Sugar Magnolia

212-d3t09 – JohnnyB. Goode

Notes: Casey Jones has brief low-level crackle possibly due to a bad
microphone; Wharf Rat has a thirty-second section of analog tape damage
leading to a cut during the song. There is an illegal bootleg available of
this date that apparently has no cut in Wharf Rat, but the cut has been
edited out and the song is about 30 seconds shorter than on the Betty reel.
No EQ has been performed. You hear what is on the Betty reels, as best as
we can get it to you.

5 thoughts on “Lossless Bootleg Bonanza: Grateful Dead – Portland, OR (10/02/77)

  1. Errrrm… I wonder if I should bother downloading
    this one… ???????

    Only kidding 🙂 this is a keeper.
    Great stuff !! many thanks as always.

    An alternative transfer that circulates has this note about
    Wharf Rat:
    Reel flip during “Wharf Rat” smoothed to a nearly seamless
    state with a 4 measure loop and crossfade.

    Perhaps it was this got booted as per note above?

  2. D/L’d this week so I could stop and smell the roses this weekend. Will listen to 10/01 & 10/02 back to back.
    Thanks Mat…this is great stuff.


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