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No Dark Star?/?????

How can they post 30 days of dead and not have even one Dark Star??????????????

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glad to help

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30 days of the Dead dates and venue

Thank you zepthompson! Much appreciated.

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30 unreleased Grateful Dead tracks from the vault, selected by Dead archivist and producer David Lemieux! Who needs a miracle everyday? We sure do and we bet you could use one too! You know your Ables from your Bakers from your C's...

1. Scarlet Begonias>Touch Of Gray>Fire On The Mountain 29:24
Kansas City, MO, Starlight Theatre [7/3/1984]
Scarlet>Touch>Fire was played again 10 days later at the Greek on 7/13/84, at the famous Dark Star show.

2. China Cat Sunflower>I Know You Rider 14:22
San Francisco, CA, Winterland Arena [10/20/1974]
This is from "The Last One," the final night at Winterland before the hiatus and was the last "China>Rider" until 12/29/77.

3. Doin' That Rag 05:22
Boston, MA, The Ark [4/22/1969]
This was from the terrific three night run in Boston, recorded less than two months after the famous Fillmore West "Live/Dead" shows.

4. Estimated Prophet>Terrapin Station 23:12
Hershey, PA, Hershey Park Stadium [6/28/1985]
This show also featured a rare three-Jerry-songs-in-a-row sequence, with "Bird Song>Comes A Time>Deal."

5. Bird Song 08:14
Port Chester, NY, Capitol Theater [2/24/1971]
This is from the 6th and final show of the Port Chester, NY, run, the Dead's last-ever shows at the Capitol Theatre

6. Dupree's Diamond Blues 06:33
Orono, ME, Alfond Arena - University of Maine [4/19/1983]
"Dupree's Diamond Blues" was in repertoire in 1969, then brought back in late 1977, was played twice in 1978, and then returned in 1982.

7. Candyman 05:12
Alfred, NY, Alfred College [5/1/1970]
This is from the 6th and final show of the Port Chester, NY, run, the Dead's last-ever shows at the Capitol Theatre

8. Row Jimmy 09:38
Milwaukee, WI, Milwaukee Auditorium [2/4/1978]
This is from the penultimate show of a short midwest tour, with this Milwaukee show being sandwiched by the two shows that made up Dick's Picks 18.

9. Cream Puff War 05:10
San Francisco, CA, Fillmore Auditorium [7/3/1966]
Cream Puff War was written entirely by Jerry, both words and music.

10. Lazy Lightning>Supplication 8:25
Columbus, OH, Mershon Auditorium - Ohio State University [9/30/1976]
Lazy Lightning>Supplication, originally recorded on the Kingfish record, entered the Dead's repertoire in 1976, and remained until 10/31/84. There were occasional instrumental Supplications after that, and more developed Supplication on 5/22/93 at Shoreline.

11. Help On The Way>Slipknot!>Franklin's Tower 20:56
San Rafael, CA, Marin Veterans Memorial Auditorium [4/1/1984]
This April Fool's show at Marin Vets' was a Rex Benefit, and would prove to be the Dead's last-ever show at Marin Vets'

12. Cumberland Blues 05:53
Columbus, OH, Ohio Theatre [10/31/1971]
From 10/31/71 in Columbus, this show's second set, including the magnificent "Dark Star," was released as Dick's Picks Vol. 2.

13. The Music Never Stopped 07:18
Baltimore, MD, Baltimore Civic Center [5/26/1977]
This is the show-opener, which was not an uncommon spot for The Music Never Stopped in 1977. It later moved, primarily, the become a first set closer.

14. Jack Straw 05:39
Las Vegas, NV, Aladdin Hotel Theatre [3/26/1983]
From the second of three shows the Dead played at the Alladin, in 1981, 1983 and 1984. They didn't return until 1991, when they'd play the Sam Boyd Silver Bowl, to which they returned in 1992, 1993, 1994, and 1995.

15. Box Of Rain 04:54
Uniondale, NY, Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum [3/16/1973]
From the Dead's first trip to Nassau Coliseum on Long Island, a three night run. They'd return in September, and then not again until 1979

16. EAC Jam 04:14

Ace's Studio, Mill Valley, CA [4/29/1975]
This was recorded at Bob's studio during the recording sessions for Blues For Allah.

17. Comes A Time 07:44
St. Louis, MO, Fox Theatre [12/10/1971]
"Comes A Time" debuted when Keith joined the band, and would be in the repertoire until the Fall Tour of 1972, and then would be gone until 1976.

18. Victim Or The Crime>Foolish Heart 14:26
St. Petersburg, FL, Bayfront Center [10/16/1988]
"Victim" and "Foolish Heart" both debuted a few months earlier, in June 1988, and would both be included on the Built To Last album a year later.

19. Looks Like Rain 08:17
Boston, MA, Boston Music Hall [6/12/1976]
"Looks Like Rain" was played at 50 shows in 1973, and none in 1974, to return in 1976, when it was played very frequently until the end.

20. To Lay Me Down 09:32
New Haven, CT, New Haven Coliseum [5/11/1981]
"To Lay me Down" popped in and out of the repertoire, and was quite common in 1980 (acoustically, mostly) and 1981.

21. That's It For The Other One 16:30
San Francisco, CA, Fillmore Auditorium [11/7/1969]
From the Fillmore Auditorium, this was recorded the night before the classic show that became Dick's Picks Vol. 16.

22. Ship Of Fools 05:59
Reno, NV, University of Nevada [5/12/1974]
This is the fifth-ever performance of "Ship Of Fools," and the first touring performance of the Wall Of Sound, which debuted near the Dead's home, at the Cow Palace in March 23, 1974.

23. It Must Have Been The Roses 08:08
Atlanta, GA, Fox Theatre [5/18/1977]
Words and music by Robert Hunter, this was recorded at the first of two nights at the Fox in Atlanta.

24. Uncle John's Band 07:31
San Francisco, CA, Family Dog at the Great Highway [3/1/1970]
This was recorded about three months after "Uncle John's Band" debuted in early December 1969.

25. My Brother Esau 04:51
Providence, RI, Providence Civic Center [3/31/1986]
Appearing in early 1983, "My Brother Esau" would be gone from the repertoire by the fall of 1987.

26. Passenger 05:12
San Diego, CA, Golden Hall - San Diego Community Concourse [11/24/1979]
Although the music was written by Phil Lesh, it was written at a time when Phil was not singing with the Grateful Dead, in 1977. It was sung by Bob Weir.

27. Mississippi Half Step 07:53
Springfield, MA, Springfield Civic Center Arena [3/28/1973]
"Half-Step" debuted in July 1972, and would be recorded in the summer of 1973 for inclusion on Wake Of The Flood, released October 15, 1973.

28. Lost Sailor>Saint Of Circumstance 13:13
New Haven, CT, New Haven Coliseum [9/23/1982]
"Sailor>Saint" debuted in 1979, and was played together until 1986. After that, "Saint Of Circumstance" would occasionally appear in the setlists, but never again with "Lost Sailor."

29. Playing In The Band 19:36
Boston, MA, Boston Music Hall [9/16/1972]
This is from the second show of the first leg of the Fall Tour of 1972, unless you consider the Hollywood shows the start. Or the Boulder show. Or Veneta. Or the BCT shows…

30. Eyes Of The World 19:39
San Francisco, CA, Winterland Arena [10/16/1974]
This was recorded at the first show of the finals shows the Dead would do for a while, and which were filmed for the Grateful Dead Movie.

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Yes, please! Repost dates and venues!

I should have snarfed the page when I came across it -- but who would ever have thought it would disappear.

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Download succeeded!

Thanks, guys!

FWIW, wget log shows connection closed approx every 74 MB / 10 min, but re-connection succeeded and download resumed at appropriate byte offset.

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30 days of the Dead dates and venue

The site no longer has the days and venue listed for each song.Does anyone have a list of the dates and venue for each song?

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We think this is now fixed

Speak up if you're still having issues...

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downloading as we speak

to see if I get the same issue. Will pass this along to tech folks.

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Download of complete 30-Days-of-Dead zip file fails

+1

I've tried several times, several ways, to download the complete zip. In every case, the download fails after approx 70 MB; unzip reports the file is not a valid zip archive.

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