Lossless Bootleg Bonanza: Grateful Dead – Los Angeles, CA (03/12/66)

Grateful Dead
Pico Acid Test
Danish Center
Los Angeles, CA
03/12/66

Download: FLAC/MP3

Source: ??? > CD > EAC > CDWave > SHN
This is flac encoded & tagged version of shnid: 1593

1. //Viola Lee Blues
2. //One Kind Favor
3. I Know You Rider
4. You See A Broken Broken Heart
5. It’s A Sin
6. PA Complaints
7. Beat It On Down The Line
8. PA, Etc.
9. Heads Up (Instrumental)
10. PA, Etc.
11. Next Time You See Me
12. Ice Cream Break
13. Stormy Monday Jam
14. //Death Don’t Have No Mercy
15. In The Midnite Hour//
Total Time: 66:20

Notes:
Source disc provided by Terry Doherty – thanks td!
EAC(secure, offset corrected), track spliting with CDWave, sector boundaries verified with shntool, and shorten encoding(MKW) by D.Winters – 11/01.

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Lossless Bootleg Bonanza: Grateful Dead – Unknown Location (XX/XX/66) “Acid Test #3”

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Grateful Dead
Unknown Venue *
xx/xx/1966

Download: FLAC/MP3

Source: sbd > 10 inch Master Reels @ 15 ips 1/2 track > Dat (48k)

01 Indecipherable talking over pa//
02 jam, nothing recognisable as a tune. Mostly Phil and Billy (1)
03 possibly part of a soundcheck (2)
04 jam, similar to track 2
05 jam, similar to track 2
06 Phil bass jam > talking

Notes:

– This version has been provided by an anonymous source.
– The reel is labelled “1966 Acid Test #3” *
The 3rd Acid Test of 1966 took place 21ñ23 January, Trips Festival at Longshoreman’s Hall, San Francisco, CA
– Lots of talking going on over pa but you can’t really hear what’s being said (1)
– The speaking is much clearer. Garcia says “I’m really tired of playing in a warehouse though” and “As long as
they jump up and down, what the fuck” (2)
– All files are tagged.

Lossless Bootleg Bonanza: Grateful Dead – The Acid Test Reels

Grateful Dead & Merry Pranksters
The Acid Test Reels
1965-1967

Download: SHN/MP3

A chronological compilation of the Acid Test recordings listed in
The Grateful Dead Tapers Compendium Volume One.

DISC ONE: Fillmore Acid Test/Sound City Acid Test

The Fillmore Acid Test
Fillmore Auditorium, San Francisco, CA
January 8, 1966
1. Stage Chaos/More Power Rap
2. King Bee
3. I’m A Hog For You Baby
4. Caution: Do Not Step On Tracks >
5. Death Don’t Have No Mercy
6. Star Spangled Banner / closing remarks

The Sound City Acid Test
363 6th Street, San Francisco, CA
January 29, 1966
7. Ken Kesey interviewed by Frank Fey
8. Ken Babbs and harmonica
9. Take Two: Ken Kesey
10. Bull
11. Peggy The Pistol
12. One-way Ticket
13. Bells And Fairies
14. Levitation
15. Trip X
16. The End

7-16 The Acid Test: A Sound City Production

DISC TWO: Pico Acid Test /S.F. State U Acid Test (pt.1)

The Pico Acid Test
Danish Center, Los Angeles, CA
March 12, 1966
1. Viola Lee Blues
2. You See A Broken Heart
3. In The Midnight Hour

The San Francisco State Acid Test
Whatever It Is Festival
San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA
Stereo Control Room Master (rec. 4:00AM – 6:00AM)
October 2, 1966
4. The Head Has Become Fat Rap
5. A Mexican Story: 25 Bennies
6. A Tarnished Galahad
7. Get It Off The Ground Rap >
8. It’s Good To Be God Rap >
9. Nirvana Army Rap >
10. The Butcher Is Back
11. Acid Test Graduation Announcement
12. Send Me To The Moon >Closing Rap

Credits on 10/2/66:
Voices: Ken Kesey and Hugh Romney
Guitar: Ken Kesey
Violin: Dale Kesey
Organ: Jerry Garcia
Engineering: Steve Newman, Ken Kesey, Mountain Girl

DISC THREE: S.F. State U Acid Test (pt. 2)/Graduation Jam

The San Francisco State Acid Test
Whatever It Is Festival
San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA
October 2, 1966
1. Ken Kesey’s dialogue (isolated remix)

Merry Prankster Sound Collage Sequences
October 2, 1966
2. Prankster Music/Sound Collage #1(sequence 1)
3. Kesey Rap > Prankster Music/Sound Collage #2 (sequence 2)
4. Prankster Sound Collage #3 > Prankster Raga(sequence 3)
Prankster Recordings broadcast over the P.A.

End of Whatever It Is Festival
October 2, 1966
5. Closing Jam
6. Prankster Electronics

Acid Test Graduation Jam
Winterland, San Francisco, CA
October 31, 1966
7. Jam Session (musicians unknown)
from The World Of Acid film soundtrack

Disc Four: Related Recordings

Neal Cassady & The Warlocks 1965
1. Speed Limit
studio recording/Prankster production tape circa late 1965
Straight Theater, Haight Street, San Francisco, CA July 23, 1967
2. Neal Cassady Raps (backed by The Dead)
recording released as a flexi-disc in the 1st printing of The Dead Book

Acid Tests Production Reel
3. Jerry Garcia commentary with Acid Test audio
710 Haight Street House, San Francisco, CA summer 1967
4. – 6. Jerry Garcia
one hour interview about music, drugs, politics and social changes circa
1967

compilation and package by Alan Bershaw
shn discs by TaW
Note 1: I split the 1h Jerry interview on disc 4 into 3 smaller pieces (a-c).
Note 2: The shn-tracks for audio disc 4 are split between shn-discs 2 and 3!