Lossless Bootleg Bonanza: Grateful Dead – Pittsburgh, PA (03/05/81)

Grateful Dead
March 5, 1981
Stanley Theater
Pittsburgh, PA

Download: FLAC/MP3

Audience Source:
Recording by Jim Wise:
Master Audience Cassette; 2 Sennheiser 421s > Sony D-5 Center Loge
Transfer and FLAC encoding by David Minches: April 2014
Dolby B decoded Master played back on Nakamichi Dragon >
Korg MR-1000(DSF [1-bit 5.6448 MHz Stereo]) Korg AudioGate > WAV [24/96] >
Adobe Audition 3.0 > FLAC encoding

SBD Source (Second Set Only):

This is a flac encoded & tagged version of shind: 14024
S : MC > C > D > CDR > EAC > SHN
Extraction, tracking and .shn encoding by Alan J Fink (aj.fink@verizon.net)
via EAC and MKW.
Proper extraction and sector boundaries verified via EAC and shntool.

–Set 1–
s1t01 – Tuning
s1t02 – Alabama Getaway ->
s1t03 – Greatest Story
s1t04 – Friend of the Devil
s1t05 – C. C. Rider
s1t06 – Althea
s1t07 – Mama Tried ->
s1t08 – Mexicali Blues
s1t09 – To Lay Me Down
s1t10 – New Minglewood Blues
s1t11 – Tennessee Jed
s1t12 – Music Never Stopped

–Set 2–
s2t01 – Jam ->
s2t02 – Passenger
s2t03 – Scarlet Begonias ->
s2t04 – Fire On The Mountain
s2t05 – Playing In The Band ->
s2t06 – Drums ->
s2t07 – Space ->
s2t08 – Not Fade Away ->
s2t09 – Wharf Rat ->
s2t10 – Around and Around ->
s2t11 – Johnny B. Goode

s2t12 – U.S. Blues

2 thoughts on “Lossless Bootleg Bonanza: Grateful Dead – Pittsburgh, PA (03/05/81)

  1. My source for the Grateful Dead now apparently includes 24 bit FLAC files for 1981. I didn’t realize this until I downloaded this one and discovered it was a gigantic file. Personally I neither have the ears or the sound system to make much use of that high quality of a FLAC so from here out I’ll be using the normal quality FLAC files.

    For anyone with badnwidth caps that should make it easier on you as well.

  2. I think normal-quality flac is fine for all but hi-fi maniacs with $50,000 sound systems.
    In this show, the strange “Scarlet” jam at the beginning of set 2 happened because Jerry’s guitar refused to play when they got on stage, and the others covered up until it was fixed..

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