Grateful Dead – San Francisco, CA (01/23/69)

Grateful Dead
Avalon Ballroom
San Francisco, CA
either 01/23/69 or 04/03/1969

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Practice Session

Source: sbd > cassette master > dat(48k)

01 //The//Other One *
02 Doin’ That Rag
03 discussion regarding monitors
04 Doin’ That Rag x 2
05 Doin’ That Rag
06 Cosmic//Charlie
07 Born Cross-Eyed > banter
08 Dupree’s Diamond Blues
09 The Other One

Notes:

  • This version has been provided by an anonymous source.
  • This track has some tape degradation. About 14 seconds have been removed as they are completely unlistenable.
    The splice is at 1:37. Also a number of repairs and level adjustments have also been made. *
  • All files are tagged.

edited and mastered
SIRMick
January 2015

Grateful Dead – San Francisco, CA (08/28/68)

Grateful Dead
68-08-28 Avalon Ballroom
San Francisco, CA

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This is flac encoded & tagged version of shnid: 18104
SBD>??>R>PCM>CD>EAC>SHN

1. //Dark Star–> (10:47)
2. St. Stephen–> (4:35)
3. The Eleven–> (9:43)
4. Death Don’t Have No Mercy (8:48)
5. Lovelight (12:16)

total time: 46:11

Caveat:
–this recording is in mono and is quite muffled and degraded.

Notes:
–information about this show is scant, and the dating is uncertain
–first couple notes of Dark Star are clipped
–Sound Forge was used for pitch correction

Thanks to Steve Martin & Matt Vernon
pitch corrected by JCotsman

Grateful Dead – San Francisco, CA (10/13/68)

Grateful Dead
68-10-13 Avalon Ballroom
San Francisco, CA

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This is a tagged version of shnid: 86761
Recording Info:
SBD -> Master Reel -> Dat (44.1k)

Transfer Info:
Dat (Sony R500) -> Samplitude Professional v9.11 -> FLAC
(1 Disc Audio / 1 Disc FLAC)

All Transfers and Mastering By Charlie Miller
charliemiller87@earthlink.net
August 1, 2007

Notes:
— Pigpen was absent
— Beginning of Dark Star missing
— Cut in The Eleven at 13:31
— Cut in New Potato Caboose at 2:57

Set 1:
d1t01 – Dark Star ->
d1t02 – Saint Stephen ->
d1t03 – The Eleven ->
d1t04 – Death Don’t Have No Mercy

Set 2:
d1t05 – Cryptical Envelopment ->
d1t06 – Drums ->
d1t07 – The Other One ->
d1t08 – Cryptical Envelopment ->
d1t09 – New Potato Caboose ->
d1t10 – Drums ->
d1t11 – Caution Jam ->
d1t12 – Feedback

Grateful Dead – San Francisco, CA (10/12/68)

Grateful Dead
68-10-12
Avalon Ballroom
San Francisco, CA

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Recording Info:
SBD -> Master Reel -> Dat (48k)

This is a tagged version of shnid: 86759

Transfer Info:
Dat (Sony R500) -> Behringer Ultramatch SRC2000 ->
Samplitude Professional v9.11 -> FLAC
(1 Disc Audio / 1 Disc FLAC)

All Transfers and Mastering By Charlie Miller
charliemiller87@earthlink.net
August 1, 2007

Notes:
— Pigpen was absent
— First notes of 2nd Set missing

Set 1:
d1t01 – Introduction
d1t02 – Dark Star ->
d1t03 – Saint Stephen ->
d1t04 – The Eleven ->
d1t05 – Death Don’t Have No Mercy

Set 2:
d1t06 – Cryptical Envelopment ->
d1t07 – Drums ->
d1t08 – The Other One ->
d1t09 – Cryptical Envelopment ->
d1t10 – New Potato Caboose ->
d1t11 – Drums ->
d1t12 – Jam ->
d1t13 – Feedback

Grateful Dead – San Francisco, CA (09/16/66)

Grateful Dead
9-16-66
Avalon Ballroom
San Francisco, California

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I got two sources for this show, click here to read the text files.

01 – I Know You Rider [4:22]
02 – It Hurts Me Too [4:20]
03 – It’s All Over Now, Baby Blue [4:57]
04 – Dancing in the Streets [6:53]
05 – Midnight Hour [18:20]
06 – Good Morning Little Schoolgirl [11:05]
07 – Lindy [2:53]
08 – Stealin’ [3:02]
09 – The Same Thing [11:59]

Grateful Dead – San Francisco, CA (01/27/67)

Grateful Dead
1/27/67
Avalon Ballroom
San Francisco, CA

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// Morning Dew
New Potato Caboose //
// Viola Lee Blues
Cold Rain & Snow
Alligator >
Caution

AUD MR>?>CD

This is flac encoded & tagged version of shnid: 16744

complete as per Deadlists. My CD is a copy of the CD that is going around on
BUDD and elsewhere. I edited an overlap splice at 22:15 (there were about 10
seconds of overlap on the old copy) and appended the last 12:25 of Caution
starting at 24:40 of the entire suite, which
were missing on that copy, from an old but only slightly inferior sounding tape
courtesy of Uli Teute. — H.B. 01/02

note that although this tape has circulated with this date for decades,
1/27/67 is certainly the wrong date for this recording. In fact, these versions
of Morning Dew and New Potato Caboose appear on the 10/22/67 SBD recording.

Grateful Dead – San Francisco, CA (05/19/66)

Grateful Dead
Avalon Ballroom
San Francisco, CA
05/19/1966

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Set 1:

01 Beat It On Down The Line
02 Standing On The Corner
03 Mindbender
04 It Hurts Me Too
05 Viola Lee Blues
06 I Know You Rider
07 It’s A Sin
08 Sick And Tired
09 Cream Puff War

Set 2:

10 Sittin’ On Top Of The World
11 Minglewood Blues
12 Cold Rain And Snow
13 Come Back Baby
14 Silver Threads And Golden Needles
15 It’s All Over Now Baby Blue
16 Good Lovin’
17 You Don’t Have To Ask


Source 1:

This a tagged version of shnid: 82844

Source: SBD > Reel > DAT > Sonic Solutions > DAT > DAT > CDR

Transfer: CDR > EAC > CD Wave > FLAC

Source 2:

This is a tagged version of shnid: 106683

Recording Info:
SBD -> Master Reel -> Dat -> Sonic Solutions -> CD

Transfer Info:
CD -> Samplitude Professional v11.03 -> FLAC
(1 Disc Audio / 1 Disc FLAC)

Original Transfers and Mastering By David Gans
Additional Transfers and Mastering By Charlie Miller
charliemiller87@earthlink.net
March 21, 2010

Notes:
— I performed some minor adjustments to the levels

Source 3:

Set 1 Only

shnid: 13656

Notes:

– This version has been provided by an anonymous source.
– The channels were reversed, this has been corrected.
– Level adjustments have been made.
– All files are tagged

Comments:

The way that this sounds is more faithfull to Bear’s original mix than the Miller seed shnid 106883.

From Grateful Dead Guide (deadessays.blogspot.co.uk)

There was a dramatic shift in Bear’s production technique by the 3/12/66 show. He mentioned a synesthetic
experience of seeing music circulating: ìMy knowledge of the true nature of sound dates back toÖone of the
rehearsals we had in the house in Watts, when I actually saw sound coming out of the speakers. It was total
synesthesiaÖ It was just a unique experience. And it so completely blew my mindÖI went around and inspected
it very carefullyÖ And that became the foundation for all the sound work that Iíve done.î
http://www.thebear.org/musicintro.html.

Whether it was due to this experience or not, sometime in February or early March, Bear changed the way he mixed
the Dead: ìI recorded the vocals in the left channel and the instruments in the right, Beatles style.î That remains
the basic premise in every Bear production setup from 3/12 through July.

edited and mastered
SIRMick
January 2015

Source 4:

This is a tagged version of shnid: 106828

Recording Info:
SBD -> Master Reel -> Dat -> Sonic Solutions -> CD

Transfer Info:
CD -> Samplitude Professional v11.03 -> FLAC
(1 Disc Audio / 1 Disc FLAC)

Original Transfers and Mastering By David Gans
Additional Transfers and Mastering By Charlie Miller
charliemiller87@earthlink.net
April 1, 2010

Notes:
— This is an upgrade to shnid=106683
— 10 seconds of between song banter has been added
— I performed some minor adjustments to the levels

Grateful Dead – San Francisco, CA (04/06/69)

Grateful Dead
4-6-69
Avalon Ballroom
San Francisco

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I have five sources for this show, you can read the info here.

–Set 1–
Good Morning, Little Schoolgirl
Beat It On Down The Line
It’s All Over Now, Baby Blue
King Bee

–Set 2–
Cryptical Envelopment–>
Drums–>
The Other One–>
Cryptical Envelopment–>
Death Don’t Have No Mercy
Turn on Your Lovelight
Viola Lee Blues

Grateful Dead – San Francisco, CA (04/05/69)

Grateful Dead
4/5/69
Avalon Ballroom
San Francisco, CA

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Recording Info:
SBD -> Rm (7 inch Master Reels @ 7.5ips 1/2trk) -> Dat

Transfer Info:
Dat -> Sonic Solutions -> CD -> EAC -> Samplitude -> SHN
(2 Discs Audio / 1 Disc SHN)

Conversion By Charlie Miller
charliemiler87@earthlink.net
7/29/03

Notes:
Samplitude v6.0 was used to re-track the complete show.

–Set 1–
101-d1t01 – Dupree’s Diamond Blues ->
102-d1t02 – Mountains of the Moon ->
103-d1t03 – Dark Star ->
104-d1t04 – St. Stephen ->
105-d1t05 – William Tell bridge ->
106-d1t06 – Turn on Your Lovelight

–Set 2–
201-d2t01 – Hard To Handle ->
202-d2t02 – Cosmic Charlie
203-d2t03 – China Cat Sunflower ->
204-d2t04 – Doin’ That Rag
205-d2t05 – Cryptical Envelopment ->
206-d2t06 – Drums ->
207-d2t07 – The Other One ->
208-d2t08 – Cryptical Envelopment ->
209-d2t09 – The Eleven ->
210-d2t10 – It’s a Sin
211-d2t11 – Alligator ->
212-d2t12 – Drums ->
213-d2t13 – Feedback ->
214-d2t14 – And We Bid You Good Night

Comments:
Just before Cryptical Envelopment and again before Alligator Bobby noodles the
opening chords of Weather Report Prelude.

This is a flac encoded & tagged version of shnid: 18701

Grateful Dead – San Francisco, CA (04/04/69)

Grateful Dead
April 4, 1969
Avalon Ballroom
San Francisco, CA

Download FLAC: Mediafire or Amazon Drive
Download MP3@320: Mediafire

MSR>C>DATs>CDRs>EAC>SHN
Thanks to Rango for the source cdrs, eac/shn by dnsacks@usa.net 8/17/00

–Set 1–
101-d1t01 – Good Morning Little School Girl
102-d1t02 – Doin’ That Rag
103-d1t03 – Cryptical Envelopement ->
104-d1t04 – Drums ->
105-d1t05 – The Other One ->
106-d1t06 – Cryptical Envelopement ->
107-d1t07 – Death Don’t Have No Mercy

–Set 2–
201-d2t01 – Turn on Your Lovelight *
202-d2t02 – Dark Star->
203-d2t03 – Saint Stephen->
204-d2t04 – The Eleven->
205-d2t05 – Feedback

* Deadbase lists Lovelight as ending the second set. However,
http://www.deadlists.com does not show Good Morning Little Schoolgirl,
Doin’ That Rag or Lovelight as circulating (they are now :-)).
To me, the announcer’s comments before lovelight sound like
pre-second set introductions, rather than “bring ’em back”
pre-encore talk. Regardless, Lovelight started the second disk
on the copy I received and I’ve chosen to preserve this placement.

This is a flac encoded & tagged version of shnid: