Lossless Bootleg Bonanza: Grateful Dead – Unknown Location (xx/xx/70) Workingman’s Dead Studio Sessions

grateful dead - workingman's dead sessions and outtakes 1970

Grateful Dead
xx-xx-70
studio sessions for “workingman’s dead”
prior to mid-february, 1970, maybe even mid to late 1969

Download: FLAC/MP3

This is a tagged version of shnid: 91234
transfer and mastering by matt smith
soundboard > master reel > Kidd Candelario dub >
will boswell 7 1/2 ips reel > Apogee 24/96
(dithered to 16/44 via Wavelab 5.0) > CD (49:06)

portions were first aired on the kboo radio program
“Grateful Dead and Friends”, hosted by matt smith

jerry garcia – acoustic guitar and vocals
unknown – acoustic guitar (possibly jerry garcia multitracked)

1. jerry garcia: “testing. testing. can you hear me from here?
turn up the gain…” > (l = acoustic guitar, r = jerry garcia
acoustic guitar and vocals) start with “testing, testing” and
vocals > restart (about 1:23) > restart (about 1:33) >
dire wolf (x) (2:15)
2. dire wolf (l = acoustic guitar, r = jerry garcia acoustic guitar
and vocals) (5:30)
3. casey jones (falsetto at times) (2:5
4. false start > false start > high time (falsetto at times) >
jerry garcia: “one more time” (4:17) >
5. jerry garcia: “i’m doing each of them twice, so, umm…” >
high time (falsetto at times) (5:17)
6. acoustic blues (l = acoustic guitar, stops at about 5:25,
r = bottleneck el. guitar) (8:29)
7. “that’s probably what’s causing all the… and rumble” (0:09)
8. dire wolf (fast) (r = jerry garcia vocals and acoustic guitar,
l = jerry garcia acoustic guitar and vocals leak) (2:20) >
9. dire wolf (slower version) > “no, it’s better fas…” (1:1 >
10. dire wolf > “rats.” (1:1 >
11. jerry garcia: “okay, this is the start. right here.”
unk.: “start of the whole thing?”
jerry garcia: “right.” >
dire wolf (r = jg acoustic guitar and vocals, l – ac. guitar)
at about 9:26, the r channel is switched to both for about 6
seconds (11:22)
12. high time (l = acoustic guitar, start then tuning) (0:39)
13. high time (l = acoustic guitar) (0:10)
14. high time (l = acoustic guitar, r = jerry garcia vocals) (x) (3:56)

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