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We're on a mission to make a miracle every day. As a token of our appreciation for making 2010 an epic year, we're giving away a high-quality 320Kbps download every day this November. That's 30 days of Dead! Intrigued? We're also going to put your knowledge to the test and give you the chance to win some great music from the Dead.
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You know your Ables from your Bakers from your C's, but can your finely tuned ears differentiate the cosmic "comeback" tour from a spacey 70's show? Each day we'll post a free download from one of the Dead's coveted shows. Will it be from that magical night at Madison Square Garden in '93 or from way back when they were just starting to warm it up at Winterland? Is that Pigpen's harmonica we hear? Brent on keys? Step right up and try your hand.

Each day, the first person to guess the venue & date correctly will get a Road Trips of their choice. If you’re not first but you've answered correctly, you will also be automatically entered for a weekly prize of THE WARNER BROTHERS STUDIO ALBUMS VINYL BOX (EXCLUSIVE EDITION) or a FORMERLY THE WARLOCKS boxed set. Log in now and enter to win!
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We haven't selected a daily winner yet. The first person to answer correctly will get to pick a Road Trips of their choice. To get started, login or register using the form above.
We haven't selected a winner for the week of 11/22 yet!

 

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drop off in postings

I agree that difficulties with the site have probably contributed to the fall off in postings, but I can't help feelingthat yesterday's acrimony around the posting of observations that might assist with working out dates and venues has been a major factor.

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November 9

I don't see today's (11-09-2010) offering. Did the location move or did I get up too early or stay up too late? Thanks,

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my, but...

...a bunch of great (and great-sounding) "Dead Set outtakes" have surfaced in recent years...yet another.

Guess it's tell-tale '80-ish when Brent's high harmony is so straight up it could almost be Donna, before he inhabited his own voice in the truest sense.
(This is what I should've noticed with that Sugaree the other day....)

Some fine Estimateds in the 85-86 corridor....

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Thanks for the download links!

Thank you so much for this link to yesterday's download (and all the other past ones). I tried many times throughout the day yesterday and was never able to get in and do the download. This really helps, keep up the great work and help for all of us!

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I got the download fine, but

I got the download fine, but the sight was screwed and was unable to vote all day. C'est la vie, the old folks say.....

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Poster tedrockwell is

Poster tedrockwell is referring to the link for the 9th in "The Archive" calendar at the upper right. Never noticed it was there on previous days, but when the new song is live that's the page to get it from. Look at about 10:55AM CT.

The admins did seem to hear when people on Facebook barked about the wrong Easy Wind date.

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Love the Downloads

I finely got it together, can't wait for more

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Nov. 9th

Not sure if the Site Admin is looking at comments - but the link to Nov. 9th is broken (@7:27 PST). Just thought you might want to know.

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Thanks!

Thank you Canyon Critter!

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Downloads

Got Dark Star and He's Gone from Canyon Critters post. Thanks all!

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Comments Lost in the "Ether-World"

HelenaB,

I think the comments from today's action are still floating somewhere in never-never land.

The DL seemed to work well today (for me, anyway) but the site had problems until after midnight CST.

Thanks for the encouraging post to the Dead IT crew. A successful promotion can be a challenge.

Best Wishes to You and ALL the Participants!!
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30 in November

Could not get #2 Dark Star or #7 He's Gone. Would appreciate if someone would send to ftshealey@yahoo.com. I have 1,3,4,5,6 and 8 to share. Thanks!

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The UNGRATEFUL ARE PLENTY SO EARLY

Actually Ungrateful One"s Are Always Around. GEEEEZZ

Do For Other's You Will Feel Better.
Guaranteed!!!!

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Here's Estimated Link

Here's the link to "Estimated" at the Warfield, San Fran 10-07-80:

http://www.dead.net/fetchFile.php?file=/sites/deadbeta.rhino.com/30daysmp3/estimatedprophet.mp3&timestamp=1289236878

"...bound to cover just a little more ground..."

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LMAO

My, there are certainly fewer comments on today's thread than on previous days' threads. LOL.

I'm guessing the dead.net webjockies have a new name for the promotion resulting from the, um, challenges being encountered: Thirty Days of Dread. ;)

Hang in there folks, it'll be December before you know it!

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for a real good time

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Thanks for the Presents of the Past.

Open and say thank you, To all involved over the Decades.
Blessings to those who try to help all.
Enjoy the songs.
Remember someone will make it possible to get a song if missed.
HAVE FAITH. RULE 1 NO WHINING
RULE 2 SEE RULE 1

Do For Other's You Will Feel Better.
Guaranteed!!!!

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thank you

for a real good time

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Was it just me or was anyone

Was it just me or was anyone else unable to download the song for the 8th? If this is going to be shitty website they should at least have all of the songs downloadable anytime throughout the month.

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You Never Know

I won on day 8 with Estimated Prophet and I didn't guess for at least an hour I was shocked I won , obviously some songs are easier than others just with the number of times played .

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30 Days Of Dead

M.A. Akatiff -- Palo Alto, Ca.
Birthplace of The Grateful Dead.

Hey, isn't this is some way cool stuff?

...at least for those of us to whom it means anything at all -- everyone else is going to have to excuse us our weakness...

Pigpen's harp never sounded better...Go Giants!

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an early christmas

i'm assuming that once the contest is over, we are free to share these SBD mp3s. a pen drive filled with all 30 songs would make a great christmas "stocking stuffer" for unconvinced spouses, friends, family, postal workers, etc. i think the idea should be to try and get this live sampler out to as many people as possible and spread the musical joy that is the grateful dead.

hey, maybe next year they could do the same thing but in december, sort of an advent calendar leading up to christmas.

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Awesome

Another flawless download for me today; 8:30 pm on the 9th in Australia, so about 2:30 am on the West Coast. Was a bit concerned about the sharp cut-out (sounds like the mike got bumped or something), but thanks to other posters I'm convinced I've got it all.

Absolutely awesome tunes; they just keep getting better.

Thanks ß

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Down

Are you guys going to fix the problem today i spent all day trying to get on yesterday.

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They should have called it...

..30 days of bull$&@#!

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Thanks AGAIN! Critter

Thanks Critter. AGAIN!
I'm getting home late, the system is crowded and down, I go to sleep and BAM! I miss another day.
All I need is one!
Thanks for being my miracle every day.

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Thanks to Canyon Critter!!

Tried off and in for 3 hours to get Estimated last night (6-9 Eastern time). Recieved a veritable cornucopia of roadblocks (the maintenance page, could not log in, pages would not load, etc.). Long story short, I know the site managers did not envision all this, and can only think they are trying their best to get it resolved.

In the meantime, many thanks to Canyon for helping all of us get the downloads. I for one sure appreciate it!!

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outs site

I also tried for 3 hours yesterday 6 - 9 pm central and could not get in to even read past page one of the comments. I've had increasing difficulty accessing the site but this is the first time I was totally thwarted. It appears this event is more popular than anyone imagined. I hope that the powers that be are going to increase their investment in the network. This is too good an idea to allow to go bad. Thanks to all concerned foe the free tunes. Let's hope that it will all end up well. It's heartwarming to once again experience the awesome power of the greater Dead family.

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He's Gone B

I agree with several other posters that He's Gone version b is from Paris, 5/4/72.

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Agreement on 5-4-72 He's Gone (b)

I admit I made a mistake yesterday on my 4-26-72 date for He's Gone (b).

Thanks to the yesterdays spirited discussion, the facts have proven L'Olympia Theater Paris France 5-4-72 as the correct date.

Great detective work. Thanks for participating.

Best Wishes Today! Hope we have a winner.

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CC,

Thank you, thank you, thank you for the links!!! I tried to logon for hours yesterday and was afraid I would miss out.... you are awesome!!!!

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Stopped at the gate

Couldn't get into the 30 Days page Monday - neither could a neighbor. Anyone know a way to get a song from a previous day?

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CC opens the gate!

CC - thanks for the links!!! I'm slow on the uptake '-)

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web site was down

Every time I checked yesterday, Monday, your web site was down. I checked 6 or 7 times. Are you going to leave up the download?

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CC, Thanks for the links. I

CC, Thanks for the links. I try to log on but can't get to the downloads. PLEEEEEASE keep posting the links. It's the only way I found to get the tunes.

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estimated prophet cut?

my download of estimated prophet is cut at 12:17, only 28.1mb instead of 28.8. any idea why?

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You boyz and girlz are welcome

Heading off to Iowa for the Furthur shows!!! I'll say hi to Phil and Bob for all the Dead.Netters.

Oh and just a FYI, don't worry I'll post the links for the downloads at some point. If I make it to a puter I'll do it from there, if not I'll do it tomorrow.

Lots of site issues yesterday, so I'm glad we could get everyone up to date.

Thanks Dead.Net
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Does this mean no one

Does this mean no one guessed right yesterday?

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Couldn't log in. Link for Est. Prophet?

Yea, there was a huge problem with the site yesterday. I think they are most likely getting too much traffic for their servers to handle. They probably didn't figure so many people would hit the site all at once. That causes lags and server crashes. Since this is their first time doing this, I do not fault them for it. I am sure if they do something like this again, they will better prepared with more/faster servers.

That said... anyone have yesterday's Estimated?

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thanks CC, Deadnet, David

Thanks for the download CC, I was on the golf course all day yesterday and missed the dl. Thanks Deadnet for the grate tunes, Thanks David for the great selection, thanks to everyone for providing these great tunes. I'm surprised no daily or weekly winner yet, the week ended Sunday didn't it? Anyway, thankx again all.

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Thank you CC

Thanks for the links!

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Thanks to Canyon Critter for the D/L links.

Dead.Net looked like the LIE at rush hour on Monday, I got no place fast. All I received was bubkis trying to sign on . Thanks to Canyon Critter for the D/L links on the 1st page, at least I could listen to Estimated.
I'm hopeful the folks at Dead / Rhino will work out the kinks.
Enjoy the music.

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Thanks Canyon C. :-)

much easier

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I had No Problems until

I had No Problems until Billy and Donna Jean both posted links on FB yesterday. Everyone and their siblings came over and the sight was effed all day. BUT IT IS FREE AND TASTY! STOP COMPLAINING!

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Can't find He's GoneB

Any help? I don't know where to look to be honest, but would love to get it. Though I am not in the bid to win, beings as tomorrow I will be thirty, & I dont remember the shows I saw as a kid. I love listening to it all, going to make a heck of a birthday present when it all gets done! thanks to all who worked on this, and if you dont mind throwing me a link to GoneB, I would be eternally grateful!
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Abrupt song endings, or?

Just SOP for the band, with their frequent seques into other tunes, hence the incomplete-sounding files?

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Out on a limb.....

I'm gonna guarantee that today's selection is not from '75-'78.
If I'm wrong I'll provide a full refund.

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Awesome

So cool to have all these tracks. Download issues are what they are - we will survive. Thanks for the posting of links of past shows. If that practice can continue, I would be supremely happy. Thanks so much for the freebies! Peace to everyone - no hating please.

P.S. The link to Easy Wind B wasn't working for me - anyone else have this problem? I am also looking for link to He's Gone B.

"A selfish heart is trouble, but a foolish heart is worse"

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He's Gone "B"

Could Arkusymer, Canyon Critter, or anyone else post a link with the information regarding the "B" version of He's Gone (from L'Olympia Theater Paris France 5-4-72?)? I wasn't sure if the "A" was meant as a distraction or if another version was available. Messages indicated that some were able to download the "B" version through Canyon Critter, thus confirming the existence of an alternate version. Thanks for your consideration.

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Download DISASTER!!

I have been trying to come to dead.net each day to get the song of the day, but the whole thing seems to have dissolved into chaos. I was good for the first 3 days, and then the 4th day I couldn't get my song because they were performing "scheduled Site maintenance"
then the next day I couldn't even get the site to load.
I tried many times during the day, but no dice.
needless to say this has been very frustrating.
Then I look at someone's post, and it appears that for some songs there was more than 1 version.
now why in the world would that be if there was supposed to be 1 song per day.
so anyway, can't say that I'm too thrilled with how this is going, but the worst aspect of the whole thing is that nobody from the actual site has posted any sort of statement acknowledging that they know there have been issues.
Arkadin

30 Days Of Dead - November 8th