Lossless Bootleg Bonanza: Grateful Dead – New York, NY (10/29/80)

grateful dead - new york - radio city music hall - 1980

Grateful Dead
October 29, 1980
Radio City Music Hall
New York, NY

Download: FLAC/MP3

–Set 1–
Dire Wolf
On the Road Again
It Must Have Been The Roses
The Race Is On
Bird Song
Heaven Help the Fool
Oh Babe It Ain’t No Lie ->

–Set 2–
Feel Like a Stranger ->
Franklin’s Tower
Me & My Uncle ->
Big River
Candyman ->
Little Red Rooster
Tennessee Jed
Looks Like Rain ->
Althea ->
The Music Never Stopped

–Set 3–
China Cat Sunflower ->
I Know You Rider
Estimated Prophet ->
Terrapin Station ->
Drums ->
Space ->
The Wheel ->
Saint of Circumstance ->
Black Peter ->
Sugar Magnolia

U.S. Blues

Source 1:

Dead front center

Nak 700 > sony D-5> AMC> DAT> CDR> EAC> TLH> Flac
Recorded by Keith Gatto & Pete Jaeger

Extracted & flac encoded by Michael Turi

Patched and Edited in Sound Forge Pro. 10.0
Tracked in Audacity 2.0 by dusborne

—Thank You Keith Gatto and Pete Jaeger for recording the show.
—Thank You Michael Turi For extracting the files from your personal cd’s.
—Thanks to germain for everything;seeding,encouragement,advice and tutelage.


—This source ran fast, I pitch corrected by -0.3%
—There are no patches, the entire show was recorded, just a few seconds of drums is missing
due to a tape flip.
—Smoothed cuts with fades
—many mic bumps smoothed out as best as could be done without hurting music

Source 2:

AUD: 2x Beyer M160’s > Sony TC-D5, Fifth row center orchestra.

Transfer: MAC > Sony TC-KA3ES > Sound Devices USB Pre-2 > WAV 2496.

Edits: WAV 2496 > Wavelab > R8Brain > CD-Wave > TLH > FLAC 1644 tagged.

Concert recording & transfer by Richie Stankiewicz, edits by Andrew F. 02/2014

Notes: Patches from ID-101306; Heaven Help 0:00 > 0:12, OBIANL and Ripple
complete tracks, Rooster 9:35 > 9:47, Ten Jed 2:00 & 2:30 > 2:39, China Cat
5:31, Space 0:17 > 0:38. Up-close stealth recording with the usual intrusive
crowd noises. Light crackle MAMU thru Candyman, sounds like a blown speaker.

CDR: D1= Dire Wolf > Franklin’s, D2= MAMU > IKYR, D3= Estimated > U.S. Blues.

Source 3:
This is a tagged version of shnid: 101306


Recording Info:
(FOB) Sony ECM-280 ->Cassette Master (Sony TC-D5M/Maxell UDXLII-C90/Dolby B)

Transfer Info:
Cassette Master (Nakamichi DR-1/Dolby B) -> Sound Devices 744T (24bit/96k) ->
Adobe Audition v1.5 -> Samplitude Professional v10.21 -> FLAC/16
(3 Discs Audio / 2 Discs FLAC)

All Transfers and Mastering By Charlie Miller
September 11, 2009

— All disc changes are seamless
— Recorded By Jim Wise (mics laid on shelf under rail @ center lodge)
— Thanks to Jim Wise for lending me his master cassettes
— Thanks to Joe B. Jones for his help with the pitch correction

Source 4:
This is a tagged version of shnid: 140496
source: sbd 2nd gen cassette
Jerry Moore’s copy

nakamichi dragon/c > benchmark adc1 @ 24/96 >
adobe audition cc > fission > xACT
transferred & seeded by Rob Berger 12/2017

— This file set is 16 bit
Only contains: The Race Is On, Bird Song, Heaven Help The Fool, Babe It Ain’t No Lie, Ripple

3 thoughts on “Lossless Bootleg Bonanza: Grateful Dead – New York, NY (10/29/80)

  1. That’s a lot of sources I know. I’d definitely get the Moore version. It sounds best to my ears, but of course it only has a few songs.I’d give a slight edge Gatto tapes for the rest. But that’s just me and my brief listen of each. Your mileage may vary.

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