Lossless Bootleg Bonanza: New Riders of the Purple Sage – San Francisco, CA (07/30/70)

New Riders Purple Sage
7-30-70 (probably 7/29/70)
The Matrix,
San Francisco

Download: FLAC/MP3

MR(Abrams)>R@ 7.5 ips.(Peter Kafer)>R @ 7.5 ips.(Will Boswell) > CD
This is a tagged version of shnid: 114026
Transfered and mastered by Matt Smith 5/11

disc #1
01. Workingman’s Blues (6:19)
02. Together Again (2:31)
03. Tuning (loud hissing) (2:19)
04. I Don’t Know You (5:00)
05. Only Daddy That’ll Walk the Line (4:03)?
06. Superman (4:15)
07. Henry (4:34)
08. I’m In Love With You (4:45)
09. Me & My Uncle (4:15)
10. Mama Tried (3:19)

disc #2
01. All I Ever Wanted (10.02)
02. Louisiana Lady (4:28)
03. Honky Tonk Women (6:01)
04. Whatcha Gonna Do (4:57)
05. Glendale Train (6:41)
06. Lodi (5:19)
07. If You Hear Me When I’m Leavin’ (5:51)
08. Sweet Lovin’ One (4:08)

disc #3
01. Portland Woman (7:09)
02. Delilah (4:07)
03. Dirty Business (9:47)
04. Last Lonely Eagle (8:03)
05. Hello Trouble (3:49)
06. Big Yellow Taxi (4:01)
07. The Weight (7:24)

John Dawson – rhythm guitar, vocals
David Nelson – lead guitar, vocals
David Torbert – bass, vocals
Jerry Garcia – pedal steel guitar
Mickey Hart – drums

Matt’s (not Mat Brewster) notes:

Of course this is mere speculation but… This show is comprised of 3 diff. reels. The GD set is on the High Country reel, another reel is listed as 7-30-70 and the third, 4-30-70. Obviously the GD part and the 7-30-70 go together but I beleive the 4-30-70 is the second half of the New riders show. the mix is the same and all the songs are different and back then there were certain tunes they always played every show. Another reason is if they actually played on 4-30 then that would mean they would have a gig the next night in New York opening for the Dead! My guess is that the bill was listed as a New Riders with a few GD members there who just wanted to practice a few new tunes in the beginning of the night then let the New Riders play the rest. Let the debate begin!!

original uploader notes:
Thanks Matt
At the end of Honky Tonk Women you hear Thank you & Good evening so maybe that was a set break
cd > flac dbpoweramp cd ripper
checksums (w/TLH) & text file created 06/11/2011 gballen

3 thoughts on “Lossless Bootleg Bonanza: New Riders of the Purple Sage – San Francisco, CA (07/30/70)

  1. Yep, this sure is a great show. On the nights that NRPS opened for the Dead the concert was already amazing before the Dead ever took the stage.

    On the version of this show that I have, the music starts with Whatcha Gonna Do (Disc 2, Track 4) and goes through to The Weight. Then Workingman’s Blues follows, through to Honky Tonk Women, which was the closer. Makes sense since as the up-loader notes, they say goodnight after Honky Tonk.

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