Lossless Bootleg Bonanza: Grateful Dead – Worcester, MA (05/09/70)

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Grateful Dead
Worcester Polytechnical Institute,
Worcester, Massachusetts

Download: FLAC/MP3

This is a flac encoded & tagged versionof shnid: 9770

–Acoustic Set–
101-d1t01 – Introduction
102-d1t02 – Deep Elem Blues
103-d1t03 – Friend of the Devil
104-d1t04 – Silver Threads & Golden Needles ->
105-d1t05 – Black Peter
106-d1t06 – Announcement

–total time–22:22–

These opening songs are all that are known to exist from this show.


–unknown lineage; SBD is degraded
–some mix problems with panning back and forth between channels
–unknown harmonica player throughout; reportedly Pigpen by deadlists,
though the style is quite different, possible Will Scarlet
–digisnit @ 4:57 in Deep Elem
–Sound Forge was used to normalize and correct the pitch

part of the Music Never Stopped Project 2002

Thanks to Matt Vernon & Raoul Duke
edits/encoding by J. Cotsman

Lossless Bootleg Bonanza: Joni Mitchell – Worcester, MA (11/29/69)

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Joni Mitchell
November 29th, 1969
Alden Memorial Auditorium
Polytechnic Institute
Worcester, MA

Download: FLAC/MP3

unknown audience source recording

disc one
1.Chelsea Morning
2.River > Willy
3.For Free
4.The Arrangement
5.Night In The City
6.Cactus Tree
7.Big Yellow Taxi
8.Both Sides Now

disc two
1.Marcie > Nathan La Franeer
3.Rainy Night House
5.The Circle Game
6.Urge For Going
7.Get Together

Lossless Bootleg Bonanza: Grateful Dead – Worcester, MA (04/09/88)


Grateful Dead
April 9, 1988
The Centrum
Worcester, MA

Download: FLAC/MP3
This is a tagged version of shnid: 91241
Recording Info:
SBD -> Cassette Master (TDK SA-X90)

Transfer Info:
Cassette Master (Nakamichi DR-1) -> Sound Devices 744T (24bit/48k) ->
Samplitude Professional v10.02 -> Adobe Audition v1.5 -> FLAC/16
(2 Discs Audio / 2 Discs FLAC)

All Transfers and Mastering By Charlie Miller
April 7, 2008

Patch Info:
FM -> Cassette Master -> ? -> PCM -> Dat -> CD (shnid=15098) supplies:
Space (6:16 – 6:24)

— Disc change is seamless
— Thanks to Joe B. Jones for his help with the pitch correction

Set 1:
d1t01 – Big Boss Man
d1t02 – Walkin’ Blues
d1t03 – Far From Me
d1t04 – Candyman
d1t05 – Me And My Uncle ->
d1t06 – Mexicali Blues
d1t07 – Tennessee Jed
d1t08 – When I Paint My Masterpiece
d1t09 – Deal

Set 2:
d1t10 – Tuning
d1t11 – Hell In A Bucket ->
d1t12 – Iko Iko
d2t01 – Looks Like Rain ->
d2t02 – Terrapin Station ->
d2t03 – Drums ->
d2t04 – Space ->
d2t05 – Goin’ Down The Road Feeling Bad ->
d2t06 – I Need A Miracle ->
d2t07 – Dear Mr. Fantasy ->
d2t08 – Hey Jude ->
d2t09 – Throwing Stones ->
d2t10 – Not Fade Away

d2t11 – One More Saturday Night

Lossless Bootleg Bonanza: Jerry Garcia Band – Worcester, MA (11/13/91)


Jerry Garcia Band
The Centrum
Worcester, MA

Download: FLAC/MP3

This is a flac encoded & tagged version of shnid: 16377
Source: FOB(Schoeps CMC3 + MK4) > DAT CDR > WAV >SHN
Taper: unknown at this time

Disc 1 – Set 1
01 How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You) [08:07]
02 They Love Each Other [09:08]
03 When The Hunter Gets Captured By The Game [07:35]
04 Dear Prudence [13:30]
05 Like A Road [09:32]
06 Money Honey [06:24]
07 Senor (Tales Of Yankee Power) [05:58]
08 Deal [08:43]
Total time: 68:59

Disc 2 – Set 2
01 The Way You Do The Things You Do [13:22]
02 You Never Can Tell [07:09]
03 Waiting For A Miracle [05:45]
04 Shining Star [13:57]
05 Ain’t No Bread In The Breadbox [09:14]
06 My Sisters And Brothers [04:04]
07 Midnight Moonlight [06:20]
Total time: 59:52

Comments from th eoriginal uploader: Level changes early in d1t01. Highly listenable audience recording of a great performance.

Thanks to S.Mitchell for CDR seeds of this recording.
DAE(EAC 0.9 beta 4, secure mode, offset corrected) > + 2 dB gain applied to entire show (soundforge 5.0) > tracking (cdwave) > SHN (shorten 3.4) > FTP via C.Ladner/candyman FTP.

Another installatSHN of the MisSHN in the Rain, an aneurysmal dilatation of the music never stopped project.f the music never stopped project.

Lossless Bootleg Bonanza: Jerry Garcia Band W/Clarence Clemmons – Worcester, MA (09/11/89)


Jerry Garcia Band
The Centrum
Worcester, MA

Download: FLAC/MP3

Source: MSD > C3 > D > WAV > SHN.
Cassette>DAT transfer: Nakamichi DR-2 cassette deck>Tascam DA-30 Mk II by J. Powell.
DAT>SHN transfer: Sony PCM-R500 > coaxial S/PIDF > M Audio Audiophile 2496/P4 2.0 GHz > WAV recording/editing (Soundforge 6.0) > tracking (CDWave editor)>sector boundaries confirmed (shntool) > SHN (mkwact) by C. Ladner.

Disc 1 – Set 1
01 How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You) [06:40]
02 Stop That Train [09:15]
03 Get Out Of My Life Woman [08:20]
04 Run For The Roses [06:02]
05 Like A Road [08:44]
06 My Sisters And Brothers [04:21]
07 Deal [08:32]
Total time: 51:55

Disc 2 – Set 2
01 Harder They Come [12:36]
02 Mission In The Rain [09:58]
03 Dear Prudence [10:06]
04 Waiting For A Miracle [05:57]
05 Think [07:35]
06 Don’t Let Go > [11:22]
07 Lonesome And A Long Way From Home [05:36]
Total time: 63:13

Comments: Above average ’89 SBD in terms of recording quality marred by some digiglitches in the second set. FWIW, Clarence Clemmons plays the _whole_show from start to finish. Second to last of only seven post-’78 performances of “Lonesome” – this oneis pretty sweet.

Flaws: There are several digiglitch dropouts on the DAT master during the second set (Mission, Prudence, and Miracle – ouch). I smoothed these as best as possible using SF6, however they are still annoyingly perceptible.

misSHN in the rain, 2/04.

Lossless Bootleg Bonanza: Bill Monroe – Worcester, MA (11/16/63)

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Bill Monroe & the Bluegrass Boys
Mechanics Hall
Worcester, MA

Download: FLAC/MP3

Watermelon Hanging On The Vine
Panhandle Country
Dark Hollow
On And On
Devil’s Dream
Love’s Gonna Live Here*
I’m Dreaming Of A Little Cabin*
Muleskinner Blues
Footprints In The Snow
Blue Moon Of Kentucky
John Henry
I Saw The Light
What Would You Give In Exchange For Your Soul **
Uncle Pen
Blue Ridge Mountain Blues
Y’all Come

* With Melissa Monroe On Vocals
** With Bea Lilly (of The Lilly Brother) On Guitar And Vocal

Bill Monroe – Mandolin and Vocals
Bessie Lee Mauldin – Bass
Joe Stuart – Fiddle
Bill “Brad” Keith – Banjo
Del Mccoury – Guitar and Vocals