Lossless Bootleg Bonanza: Grateful Dead – MIddletown, CT (05/03/70)

Grateful Dead acoustic at Fillmore East, May 15, 1970

Grateful Dead
Foss Hill Wesleyan University
Middletown CT
05/03/70

Download: FLAC/MP3

This file set corrects certain errors in shnid 9770 (date, place, and source)

Audience cassette master (not sbd as previously thought) > ? > CDr > EAC > Soundforge – editing > shn > aiff (xACT) > flac

Acoustic Set (22:22)
1. Introduction (1:04)
2. Deep Elem Blues (6:30)
3. Friend Of The Devil (3:38)
4. Silver Threads & Golden Needles –> (3:53)
5. Black Peter (6:48)
6. Announcement (0:34)

An afternoon acoustic set by Jerry, Bob, an organ and harmonica (probably Pigpen on organ and possibly harmonica or an unknown guest on harmonica) to entertain the crowd as Phil, Bill and Mickey were late in arriving from Binghamton NY (The legendary Harpur College show the night before this)

Notes:

–unknown lineage; microphone(s) into auto level recorder close a speaker
–some problems with panning back and forth between channels
–unknown harmonica player throughout;
–digisnit @ 4:57 in Deep Elem Blues
–Sound Forge was used to normalize and correct the pitch

Original digital file circulation was as part of the Music Never Stopped Project 2002

Thanks to Matt Vernon & Raoul Duke
edits/encoding by J. Cotsman

 

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