Grateful Dead – Detroit, MI (01/21/79)

Grateful Dead
Masonic Temple
Detroit, MI

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This is a flac encoded & tagged version of shnid: 19083


Source: Unknown AUD > ? > SHN
Editing: SHN>WAV>CE2K>CDWAVE>shntool>mkwACT

–Set 1–
101-D1T01 – Sugaree
102-D1T02 – Me & My Uncle
103-D1T03 – Big River
104-D1T04 – They Love Each Other
105-D1T05 – Beat It on Down the Line (21 beats!)
106-D1T06 – Dire Wolf
107-D1T07 – Looks Like Rain
108-D1T08 – Brown-Eyed Women
109-D1T09 – New Minglewood Blues
110-D1T10 – Friend of the Devil
111-D1T11 – Jack Straw
112-D1T12 – Deal

–Set 2–
201-D2T01 – Samson & Delilah
202-D2T02 – Terrapin Station//
203-D2T03 – Playing in the Band//
204-D2T04 – Drums//
205-D2T05 – Space//
206-D2T06 – Truckin’//
207-D2T07 – Stella Blue//
208-D2T08 – Good Lovin’

209-D2T09 -U.S. Blues

–disc 1 total time–72:15–
–disc 2 total time–78:22–

-This audience recording is marginal at best, but does reproduce a super show (not just because it was my first Dead show!) that should be of interest to collectors.
-The recording has undergone some DSP that includes EQ and NR (I found a
nice piece of hiss to formulate a decent sample). Even though its still hissy, it was very hissy before the NR.
-Most of the tracks in Set 2 are cut at their end.
-The show occurred in the dead cold of Mid-West winter, and started late as the crowd waited over an hour outside for the doors to open. To compensate, the Dead played a lively and energetic show–“The winter was so hard and cold”. Donna was absent.
-The show occurred in the Main Theatre of the Masonic Temple, one of the finest public halls in the United States, having a seating capacity of about 4,500 that produced a very intimate contact between audience and stage. The decorative treatment of the auditorium has considerable detail adapted from the Venetian Gothic, and the general tone is gold which has been enlivened with red and blue to produce a quiet richness of color seldom attempted in this type of work. A great deal of careful
study was given to the acoustical treatment of this room which has produced an auditorium where the hearing qualities are perfect from every seat. This is the only time the Grateful Dead played this theatre.
-Thanks to Teri “RamblinRose” for the source SHNs.

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