30 Days of Dead

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It's that magical time of year again where we make miracles every day. Yessiree, 30 Days Of Dead is back!

As a token of our appreciation for making 2018 an epic year, we're giving away a high-quality 320Kbps MP3 download every day this month. That's 30 days of unreleased Grateful Dead tracks from the vault, selected by Dead archivist David Lemieux! Intrigued? We're also going to put your knowledge to the test and give you a chance to win prizes, not to mention bragging rights.

Here's the drill:

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 all November long.

Guess the venue and date correctly and you'll be automatically entered to win the prize of the day - a 2019 Grateful Dead Wall Calendar. Each day a winner will be selected at random, so take your time and make your best guess! Answer correctly, and you will also be automatically entered for our PACIFIC NORTHWEST '73-'74 THE COMPLETE RECORDINGS boxed set.

Get started here.

30 Days Of Dead

30 DAYS OF DEAD

Thanks for joining us again this year!
day1_zzvlfscbgptrynbz_chinacatsunflower_320.mp3
http://www.dead.net/30daysofdead/nov-01-2018
China Cat Sunflower>I Know You Rider
1 China Cat Sunflower>I Know You Rider
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day2_awlclhtmewzeivad_helpisontheway.mp3
http://www.dead.net/30daysofdead/nov-02-2018
Help On The Way>Slipknot!>Franklin's Tower
2 Help On The Way>Slipknot!>Franklin's Tower
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day3_frmqsldtznsrbxsr_unclejohnsband.mp3
http://www.dead.net/30daysofdead/nov-03-2018
Uncle John's Band>I Need A Miracle
3 Uncle John's Band>I Need A Miracle
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day4_pingortvvfqpecfc_truckin.mp3
http://www.dead.net/30daysofdead/nov-04-2018
Truckin'
4 Truckin'
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day5_txpbx1l62a5c7ytw_dointhatrag.mp3
http://www.dead.net/30daysofdead/nov-05-2018
Doin' That Rag
5 Doin' That Rag
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day6_vj4t7vq7lcq0g1dp_blackthroatedwind.mp3
http://www.dead.net/30daysofdead/nov-06-2018
Black Throated Wind>Deal
6 Black Throated Wind>Deal
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day7_3kk25lc3rafj71du_iknowyourider.mp3
http://www.dead.net/30daysofdead/nov-07-2018
I Know You Rider
7 I Know You Rider
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Shakedown Street
8 Shakedown Street
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day9_rrp3rco7a3fwabjb_liberty.mp3
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Liberty
9 Liberty
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Black Throated Wind
10 Black Throated Wind
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day11_26k0nuesvyp90ivx_lazylightning.mp3
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Lazy Lightning>Supplication
11 Lazy Lightning>Supplication
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day12_myxksf5ok6xo7ch1_samsonanddeliliah.mp3
http://www.dead.net/30daysofdead/nov-12-2018
Samson and Delilah
12 Samson and Delilah
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day13_cfhd2etb7had0t5u_estimatedprophet.mp3
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Estimated Prophet>Eyes Of The World
13 Estimated Prophet>Eyes Of The World
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day14_766zt9s8go1fd4ti_reubenandcherise.mp3
http://www.dead.net/30daysofdead/nov-14-2018
Reuben and Cherise
14 Reuben and Cherise
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day15_s2jqcdd2pyd2s94j_throwingstones.mp3
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Throwing Stones>Playing In The Band reprise
15 Throwing Stones>Playing In The Band reprise
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day16_iw1n3yytfy65k8e8_tiftoo.mp3
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That's It For The Other One>Cosmic Charlie
16 That's It For The Other One>Cosmic Charlie
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day17_h90var4iuquq6y28_bertha.mp3
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Bertha>Greatest Story Ever Told
17 Bertha>Greatest Story Ever Told
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day18_n7rnb4iqfkonv1ri_browneyedwomen.mp3
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Brown-Eyed Women
18 Brown-Eyed Women
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day19_kamy3eckgd37td4o_deal.mp3
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Deal, Playing In The Band, Loser
19 Deal, Playing In The Band, Loser
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day20_kwknwcgdb60leamz_feellikeastranger.mp3
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Feel Like A Stranger>Ship Of Fools
20 Feel Like A Stranger>Ship Of Fools
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Cassidy>It Must've Been The Roses
21 Cassidy>It Must've Been The Roses
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day22_oyuf8zikb6b5xeu1_cumberlandblues.mp3
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Cumberland Blues>Dire Wolf
22 Cumberland Blues>Dire Wolf
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Casey Jones
23 Casey Jones
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Easy Answers
24 Easy Answers
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China Cat Sunflower>Doin' That Rag
25 China Cat Sunflower>Doin' That Rag
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Bertha, Mexicali Blues, Scarlet Begonias
26 Bertha, Mexicali Blues, Scarlet Begonias
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Bird Song
27 Bird Song
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day28_ihfza396gheoqspi_scarletbegonias.mp3
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Scarlet Begonias>Fire On The Mountain
28 Scarlet Begonias>Fire On The Mountain
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He's Gone
29 He's Gone
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Playing In The Band>Crazy Fingers>Uncle John's Band
30 Playing In The Band>Crazy Fingers>Uncle John's Band
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    dcraig
    1 week 5 days ago
    Anyone put together a file…

    Anyone put together a file listing all the dates and venues yet?

    [EDIT: Ah, here's one: http://www.whitegum.com/introjs.htm?/livedate/30days.htm ]

    Also, I've been trying for two days to download the "all files" zip, and it keeps failing about 100MB in. Just me? (EDIT: ok, it finally downloaded in its entirety after about 15 tries, so never mind that part.)

  • Viejo
    2 weeks ago
    Thanks again for a real good…

    Thanks again for a real good time. Be well my friends..

  • SteveGold425
    2 weeks ago
    30 days ends on a hometown birthday show for me!

    There were so many shows in the Bay Area I was grateful for; the Greek, the Frost, Kaiser, Shoreline, and the New Year runs in the 80s and 90s at the Coliseum usually included a birthday show for me on the 27th. This was my 20th. I cant say I vividly remember this run from the 2nd set. Go figure! ;) Thank you for the 30 days of daily bliss and happy holidays to all!!

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    DeadReckoning
    2 weeks 1 day ago
    Forever Grateful Indeed

    Always have very fond memories of Oakland Coliseum & a nice selection to wrap it up with.
    Peace Y'all.

  • deadbass36
    2 weeks 1 day ago
    How do you know this

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Yesterday's answer...
Springfield, MA, Springfield Civic Center Arena
This terrific version of He's Gone was played just before Europe '72 was released, and although by this time it was often used as a launching pad for other big jams, here it's played a beautiful stand-alone rendition
Yesterday's Winner...

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