Lossless Bootleg Bonanza: Grateful Dead – Boston, MA (04/08/71)

grateful dead - 1971-04-08-Boston-Music-Hall

Grateful Dead
Boston Music Hall
Boston, Massachusetts
Thursday April 8, 1971

Download: FLAC/MP3

This is a tagged version of shnid: 141099

Source Info:
Betty’s 7″ two track reels @ 7 1/2 ips > PCM (Sony L-750ESX-HFB tape)

Transfer Info:
PCM (Sony SL-10)> Sony PCM-601ESD > Behringer Ultramatch Pro > Tascam DA-3000 (wav 16-bit/44.1k)> Adobe Audition 3.0 > TLH flac16

Set One:
t01 – Tuning
t02 – //Truckin’
t03 – Bertha
t04 – Next Time You See Me
t05 – Playin’ In The Band
t06 – Lo//ser
t07 – Tuning
t08 – Beat It On Down The Line
t09 – I Second //That Emotion
t10 – Sugar Magnolia
t11 – China Cat Sunflower >
t12 – I Know You Rider
t13 – Tuning
t14 – Casey Jones

Set Two:
t15 – Dark //Star >
t16 – St. Stephen >
t17 – Not Fade Away >
t18 – Goin’ Down The Road Feelin’ Bad// >
t19 – Not Fade Away
t20 – Sing Me Back Home
t21 – Cumberland Blues
t22 – Greatest Story Ever Told >
t23 – Johnny B. Goode
Encore:
t24 – Go//od Lovin’

Notes:
– Thanks to Tim Dalton for the source PCM
– Thanks to Charlie Miller for the transfer
– Numerous pops, clicks, ticks, gremlins and whatnot cleaned up
– Level fluctuations smoothed
– Right channel hum at spots, left as is, no noise reduction of any kind was applied
– “Truckin'” clipped
– Tape flip/shred in “Loser” occurs during a repeated chorus, the missing chorus was patched with an existing one and is virtually transparent
– False start included in “Beat It On Down The Line”
– Tape flip in “I Second That Emotion” smoothed
– Tape flip in “Dark Star” smoothed
– Tape flip in the transition between “Goin’ Down The Road Feeeling Bad” and “Not Fade Away” smoothed
– Tape flip in “Good Lovin'” smoothed

Mastered by Scott Clugston
February 18, 2018

4 thoughts on “Lossless Bootleg Bonanza: Grateful Dead – Boston, MA (04/08/71)

  1. Thanks for all you share! Do you have The Dead’s first set on 10/31/71? The second set is on Dick’s Picks V.2 which is why I’m looking for set 1

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