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    Dave's Picks Volume 1

    Dave's Picks Volume 1
    May 25, 1977
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    Dave's Picks Volume 1 is officially SOLD OUT.

    Have no fear, you can join the fun with our next release Volume 2, the complete Grateful Dead performance from the Wall of Sound tour, recorded live on 7/31/74 at Dillon Stadium in Hartford, CT. This was one of the final East Coast appearances by the Grateful Dead for almost two years, and is one of the longest, most exceptionally well-played shows of the entire year. The big jams stand out, of course, including "Weather Report Suite," "Eyes Of The World>China Doll" and "Truckin>several thematic jams," but the smaller songs, like a rare show-opening "Scarlet Begonias," "Mississippi Half-Step," "Big River," "Greatest Story Ever Told," "Uncle John's Band" and countless others are also excellent at this A+ show.

    In addition to all the great music, you can look forward to another digipak with trays made of 100% recycled and PCW materials (and of course a booklet featuring a historical essay and photos). Due to popular demand, we'll be using a heavier paper stock for Volume 2 and all the great Dave's Picks releases to come.

    Dave's Picks Volume 2 ships this May. Stay tuned for pre-order details.

    Learn More About Volume 1 here...

    Dave's Picks Archival Series Kicks Off With 5/25/77

    Chances are if you’re a Dead Head you’re already well-versed in the glorious spring of 1977. Back a year since their mid-’70s performing hiatus, and fresh from recording their Terrapin Station album in L.A. with producer Keith Olsen, the Dead returned to the road invigorated and excited that spring. There were fantastic new songs (including the “Terrapin Station” suite, “Estimated Prophet” and “Fire on the Mountain”) and their older tunes seemed imbued with new vigor and vitality. Every stop of the tour, which stretched from the third week of April (beginning at the Spectrum in Philadelphia) through the first week in June (back at Winterland in San Francisco), presented some new wrinkle or interesting variation on the repertoire, as songs were moved around, unusual combinations were explored and the septet continue to solidify and mature. Which is a fancy way of saying the band was on fire—y’see, there’s a reason why this is the ninth show from that tour to be released!

    The song list from 5/25/77 might not reveal much out of the ordinary (though it’s great selection of tunes), but the playing is definitely extraordinary. The first set contains outstanding versions of favorites such as “Mississippi Half-Step,” “Jack Straw,” “Cassidy” and “Lazy Lightning” > “Supplication.” And the second set is primo-grade ’77 from start to finish. The buoyant “Scarlet Begonias” > “Fire on the Mountain” that kicks things off sets the tone, but then the rest of the set is a deftly played medley starting with “Estimated” and moving into “He’s Gone,” a primal drum workout from Mickey and Bill, a heart-pounding version of “The Other One” that’s split by “Wharf Rat” (the only time those songs were played in that sequence), a joyful “Wheel,” and then a double-dose of Chuck Berry to bring it all back to rock ’n’ roll basics. Talk about a thrill ride!

    — Blair Jackson

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Dave's Picks Volume 1
May 25, 1977
SOLD OUT


Dave's Picks Volume 1 is officially SOLD OUT.

Have no fear, you can join the fun with our next release Volume 2, the complete Grateful Dead performance from the Wall of Sound tour, recorded live on 7/31/74 at Dillon Stadium in Hartford, CT. This was one of the final East Coast appearances by the Grateful Dead for almost two years, and is one of the longest, most exceptionally well-played shows of the entire year. The big jams stand out, of course, including "Weather Report Suite," "Eyes Of The World>China Doll" and "Truckin>several thematic jams," but the smaller songs, like a rare show-opening "Scarlet Begonias," "Mississippi Half-Step," "Big River," "Greatest Story Ever Told," "Uncle John's Band" and countless others are also excellent at this A+ show.

In addition to all the great music, you can look forward to another digipak with trays made of 100% recycled and PCW materials (and of course a booklet featuring a historical essay and photos). Due to popular demand, we'll be using a heavier paper stock for Volume 2 and all the great Dave's Picks releases to come.

Dave's Picks Volume 2 ships this May. Stay tuned for pre-order details.

Learn More About Volume 1 here...

Dave's Picks Archival Series Kicks Off With 5/25/77

Chances are if you’re a Dead Head you’re already well-versed in the glorious spring of 1977. Back a year since their mid-’70s performing hiatus, and fresh from recording their Terrapin Station album in L.A. with producer Keith Olsen, the Dead returned to the road invigorated and excited that spring. There were fantastic new songs (including the “Terrapin Station” suite, “Estimated Prophet” and “Fire on the Mountain”) and their older tunes seemed imbued with new vigor and vitality. Every stop of the tour, which stretched from the third week of April (beginning at the Spectrum in Philadelphia) through the first week in June (back at Winterland in San Francisco), presented some new wrinkle or interesting variation on the repertoire, as songs were moved around, unusual combinations were explored and the septet continue to solidify and mature. Which is a fancy way of saying the band was on fire—y’see, there’s a reason why this is the ninth show from that tour to be released!

The song list from 5/25/77 might not reveal much out of the ordinary (though it’s great selection of tunes), but the playing is definitely extraordinary. The first set contains outstanding versions of favorites such as “Mississippi Half-Step,” “Jack Straw,” “Cassidy” and “Lazy Lightning” > “Supplication.” And the second set is primo-grade ’77 from start to finish. The buoyant “Scarlet Begonias” > “Fire on the Mountain” that kicks things off sets the tone, but then the rest of the set is a deftly played medley starting with “Estimated” and moving into “He’s Gone,” a primal drum workout from Mickey and Bill, a heart-pounding version of “The Other One” that’s split by “Wharf Rat” (the only time those songs were played in that sequence), a joyful “Wheel,” and then a double-dose of Chuck Berry to bring it all back to rock ’n’ roll basics. Talk about a thrill ride!

— Blair Jackson

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You’ve all been so patient. It’s been a couple of months since the first mention of the new Dave’s Picks archival release series—created and curated by vaultmeister David Lemieux—and our initial offering, the killer May 25, 1977 Grateful Dead show from The Mosque in Richmond, Virginia. A lot of you have taken advantage of the subscription offer (the year’s four Dave’s Picks releases, plus a bonus disc and free shipping), but many of you preferred to wait and buy the first set individually. Well, your time has come: We are now accepting orders for Dave’s Picks, Volume One, set to ship early February.

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read all of the posts. its my contention the whole concept of 'dave's picks' is a joke. its 'road trips' with a name change in an attempt to boost sales. many who didn't want to except my opinion responded to my posts directly, rather than give their own opinion. if someone is going to call me out on a message board of all places, i am not going to back down. with that said; calling people trolls is an easy way out, because it doesn't take any thought to throw mud.
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been any lack of Heads willing to express strong negative opinions. Just look at the Grateful Dead Movie, which immortalizes some of them for all time...
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i was at the deer creek show when heads tore down the fence, and no i didn't help tear it down, but i was in the pavilion with a lawn ticket. always hated the concept of lawn seats. after my first show i never sat in my assigned seat. made it all the way to the front row numerous times. if i thought for a second you've heard enough of kanye west & the other acts listed i might be offended, but lets be honest you can't give a valid opinion of the bands in either list i provided, because you're not acquainted with them enough to know what you're talking about. how lame are you to give opinions on music you've never heard?
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Okay... steering away from the ad-hominem attacks and "my non-Dead music taste is better than yours" stuff, I would love to insert a comment about DaP1. Someone earlier mentioned their favorite "sleeper" song of the show (Mexicali Blues). I like the sleeper idea... In that vein, my sleeper song would be Cassidy. I tend to favor that anyway (one of those first set songs I never skip), but this one is my new favorite. I'm hearing things from Billy and Mickey I never heard (or don't remember noticing) in my old version of this show. Listen to the percussion in this version of Cassidy, it is just astounding. I've listened to the whole show once, but Cassidy four or five times. Who knew...?
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There's nothing wrong with a negative opinion. But if all a poster does is stir up shit, make threads revolve around them and their "opinions" (and all the while changing their user name to make it a bit less obvious to a casual observer) then it is trolling, plain and simple.
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...except the howling of Donna during the Scarlet Jam. Thats just a small part of the whole show so I think I can live with it lol. Cant wait for Dave's Faves #2!
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i could ignore it, but i'm a bit too arrogant. if you think i'm trolling, why on earth would you continue to address me? why not just let it go? you don't see me attacking people who said "dave's picks vol. 1" is great. i only respond to people who challenged me for saying it isn't. i can totally understand why the majority of people here would want me to eat crow. its not like i never threw mud at those who attacked me, but if you want this to end, let it die. quit stirring the pot.
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Are we really having a conversation on a Grateful Dead forum about Kanye West? I'm sorry, but if you are name dropping Kanye West into a debate about whether or not that this is a good enough release, you have no credibitlity on musical relevence. Oh well, you might have a better chance of finding some credibility over on the Lady Gaga or Justin Beiber forums.
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that is just the kind of response that tells me you know nothing about music. justin bieber sucks plain & simple, and lady gaga isn't all that much better. comparing them to kanye west, because they all get radio play is just sad. with that said... if you haven't listened to kanye west's "my beautiful dark twisted fantasy" you have no stake in this argument. the album has received far more praise than his previous works, and it contains some really interesting samples (ie king crimson). does 99% of today's popular music suck ass? yes, it does, but when you talk about music you haven't heard its almost as nonsensical as discussing a film you haven't seen. -----
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enough of this amusing little interlude. We return to the Picks of Mr. Lemieux. Thank you. I remove the mod hat.
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I'm not great at writing reviews, so anyways...I've listened a few times, and wonder where does this show rank in the Spring Tour? Not an easy question. What I find in this show is a brillant display of perfection. The first set, while not containing a large jamming vehicle of Dancin or Sugaree- the longest jams of the set are found in Half Step and Supplication- it does contain flawless, often intense renditions of nearly every song in the set. Lazy Lightning-Supplication and Brown Eyed both smoke, as does the Half Step- Jack opener. Mexicali- Cassidy- Peggy-O and Loser are perfect renditions of these songs. Garcia playing some lines in Mexicali that are about as perfect as can be. I find more of this in Set Two- The Scarlet is bouncy, and in Fire the band really begins to flex it's muscles. Estimated continues this fierce energy, and He's Gone is solid with a strong closing jam. The Drums is a powerful rhythmic display, and Jerry seems to be on the edge of explosion before Bob starts singing the first verse of The Other One. Some of the show's finest explorations are found after the first verse, and as The Other One dissolves and Wharfrat takes shape. An excellent Wheel- Around And Around ends the set like it began- with a great display of 77 intensity. This gem contains a level of excellence from start to finish that we can expect when Dave picks them. Thank You!
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So I 'spose what yer sayin' is there's a reason he picked this one first? :-)This pick is certainly gonna be in the rotation for a long time with me. I'm lookin' forward to takin' it on the road to Cleveland in April with my pops. :-) BTW, anyone know if there was a Seastones at the 7-31-74 show? If so, would a release that snipped it out be considered complete?
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There is Seastones performed on 7/31. Dave described on the GD Hour how Volume Two fills up 3 full discs- There's probably not enough space for Seastones to fit. Is a show considered complete without it- great question
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"Great Googly Moogly!" As Zappa sang in Nanook Rubs It. Reading that, or those, lists of music makers in that Battle Royal ( toyed with the verbiage, musicians?, artists?) reminds me of reading the Book of Genesis which could put one into a coma! As the poster above said this is an excellent show. Did they do a bad show in 77? The tightness of the first set is part of it. All of that demanding studio work for Terrapin Station pays off for us in the first set and that GD spirit to 'break the chains' pays off in the second set too. It is a solid A. A very worthy release and great value for the $ spent. I can not wait to open my mail box and find another gift to myself. Thanks to all involved.
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Got mine a week ago. To me, it's probably the best show and best sound of any official 1977 release so far. I admit I never quite understood the great love so many have for spring 77, but this may be the release wherein I see the light. I'm still stuck on disc 2 with phil thudding the walls of my corolla and Jer's smoldering leads. I don't get how anyone could dislike Donna's wails on Scarlet- I think they are perfect. Looking forward to going back to disc1 and digging the highly touted "Mexicali" and "Cassidy"!
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Well the postie struggled through the snow and so now I have had the chance to listen. It has been a real pleasure and I echo the positive words of others here. As mentioned Set 1 is very played and nearly flawless. I love the Half Step opener The Mexicali Blues which normally passes me by is a revelation. The jam out of Scarlet Begonias in set 2 is just brilliant (actually I think Donna is quite restrained) and I think the Fire on the Mountain is good too but falls away a little (there are better examples from the tour). Estimated is good as ever; the transition to He’s Gone is a bit of a disaster but once they get going it is a very strong rendition with a delightful outro into Drums. Not too keen on the fade out/in on drums but it is not a serious matter. Disc 3 has some tasty jamming, but again perfunctory transitions and I wish they would have carried on exploring a little more out of Wharf Rat. Three Chuck Berry’s in one show is one too many for me but was probably great fun if you were there. I don't like the cover art. The booklet and Blair J's essay are good, but after telling us how amazing the theatre looks, why are there no photos of it? I like the Digipacks, but yes the card is too flimsy and the folds will tear I am sure. I am pleased that this will be rectified. The sound is excellent throughout although it does seem a little patchy on places in Set 1. I am not sure how Betty set things up, you definitely get a great feel for the hall the PA and the crowd (did they have a mic in the hall I wonder?). As well as the irregularities in Promised Land it does sound a little compressed in parts of Set 1. What is pleasing is how well Keith comes through…he often gets lost on the 77 recordings. They still have that crisp two drummer sound that started to deteriorate in the next year or so, Phil is playing more conventionally than he used to, Weir and Garcia are in step the whole way and Jerry is on top of his game. They seem to focusing more on ensemble playing in this show, unlike in many other 77 shows Jerry does not step forward for a really big guitar work out (e.g Sugaree, Dancing, Comes a Time). Overall I give this 8/10. Immaculately played, tight (for the Dead),nice sound, great renditions of many songs, some inspired (albeit limited) jamming, but perfunctory transitions and too much Chuck. The trade-off for paying so much attention to crisp and accurate playing seems to be that they keep within certain limits that did not exist before. But then again that means less noodling and hardly any flubs. That’s what makes 77 the last of the very best for me…from then on the crispness slowly fell away but the inspiration did not come back to replace it. All in all a very welcome release. The next Dave’s Picks should provide a real contrast. Keep ‘em coming. Thanks.
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Does the postman ride a mule or wear snowshoes in Albi? I like your review of Dave's Picks #1. It is remarkable how Betty added reverb to enhance the concert hall sound.
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To Captain Kevin I too had to pay extra, £14 odd. Mary, can we have it so that international fans who pay extra for the postage (which is fine) only pay extra for the postage once rather than twice, which is not so fine, (more a sludgy downpour). This didnt happen with road trips or Dicks picks. The box the album was delivered in was a foot long, 8 inches wide and 3 inches deep. Why? We're not made of money. As for the music, top notch. There is a lot of focussed, tight playing, and little if no meandering waffle. (I suspect it being the year punk broke was a coincidence!) Perhaps this will be a great album to play to people have never heard the band before, rather than one with a 43 minute Dark Star! Keep 'em coming. More with Bruce on the keys please, maybe from europe '90. I'll pay extra twice for that, no question. (as I suspect I will with any new release, alas!) David Scott
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To Captain Kevin I too had to pay extra, £14 odd. Mary, can we have it so that international fans who pay extra for the postage (which is fine) only pay extra for the postage once rather than twice, which is not so fine, (more a sludgy downpour). This didnt happen with road trips or Dicks picks. The box the album was delivered in was a foot long, 8 inches wide and 3 inches deep. Why? We're not made of money. As for the music, top notch. There is a lot of focussed, tight playing, and little if no meandering waffle. (I suspect it being the year punk broke was a coincidence!) Perhaps this will be a great album to play to people have never heard the band before, rather than one with a 43 minute Dark Star! Keep 'em coming. More with Bruce on the keys please, maybe from europe '90. I'll pay extra twice for that, no question. (as I suspect I will with any new release, alas!) David Scott
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I shot my mouth off the other day about people complaining about the DaP1 packaging. Having now had it for a week I can now see where they are coming from. Great to see that this is already being rectified in time for the next release and that the ptb. do take notice of the comments (sensible ones) made here.I shall now go and stand in a corner like the naughty boy I have been.
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marye, I have received my RT4.5. I sincerely appreciate your help in resolving the situation. Thanks for tolerating the madness on here and helping us out.
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April 30May 12 May 19 May 21 May 22 May 28 And May 25- put it on the board, another win for the Home Team. And please don't overlook St. Louis from 5/15, this is also one of the tour's finest. It seems like the next show to be released from this tour will be 5/26, and it will be some time before we get another 77 show. Although it was hinted a Box Set consisting of 5/7, 5/8 and 5/9 is a possibility. While I'm dreaming, let's make it a 9 show Box- include St. Louis, St. Paul, New Haven, Tuscaloosa, 5/18 from the Fox and 5/4 from The Palladium. Let's also include The Spectrum and Civic Center shows. Add 5/26 and 5/13 and it's The Baker's Dozen Spring Box. The mission is now clear- gather the tribes- fire up the engines- We meet in a fortnight for the initiation Ceremony- Bring on the Spring 77 Box!!
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They really were at a peak in the Spring of 77. Weren't they? Or 1977 in general. .The 80s and 90s pale in comparison to the strength of 77. Yet there were newer, and cover, songs at that time in the 80s and 90s which deserve recognition by official releases from that period. the playing at times and Jerry's voice in general may have been below par but they are still part of the history and should be given equal footing.
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An opinion expressed sometimes is enough of 77- I really couldn't have enough of 77- but I understand the point. The 80's and 90's are not given nearly the recognition in terms of Releases as the 70's are. Part of it is performance level, and part of it is the availability of high quality recordings- specifically from the early 80's. I honestly don't expect to see another 77 Box Set for awhile. I'm thrilled we still have releases to look forward to, and would be as excited as anyone about an 80's Box Set. As for more 77- all good things in all good time.
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Available for pre-order somewhere else:Grateful Dead: All the Years Combine: The DVD Collection (14-DVD Box Set) released on April 17, 2012
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Shout! Factory celebrates Grateful Dead with the release of the 14-DVD box set All The Years Combine: The DVD Collection, which contains nearly 38 hours of concertperformances from the '70s to the '90s. Contains all bonus features from previous releases, the DVD debut of So Far, and an exclusive disc containing five previously unreleased Dead performances,the 1992 documentary Backstage Pass, and a new interview with Dead archivist David Lemieux. Also includes a 40 page book with rare photos and detailed essay and notes by Dead expert Blair Jackson. The Grateful Dead Movie (2-DVD) (Theatrical film, originally released in 1977) The Closing Of Winterland (2-DVD) (Winterland Ballroom, San Francisco, CA, December 31, 1978) Dead Ahead (Radio City Music Hall, New York, NY, October 1980) So Far (Originally released on VHS and laser disc in 1987 first time on DVD!) Ticket To New Year's*(Oakland Coliseum, Oakland, CA, December 31, 1987) Truckin' Up To Buffalo (Rich Stadium, Orchard Park, NY, on July 4, 1989) Downhill From Here (Alpine Valley Music Theatre, East Troy, WI, July 17, 1989) View From The Vault (Three Rivers Stadium, Pittsburgh, PA, July 8, 1990) View From The Vault II (RFK Stadium, Washington, DC, June 14, 1991) View From The Vault III (Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountain View, CA, June 16, 1990) View From The Vault IV (Oakland Stadium, Oakland, CA, July 24, 1987, and Anaheim Stadium, Anaheim, CA, July 26, 1987) Bonus Disc: Wrapping up the box set is an exclusive bonus disc containing five previously unreleased and never before seen live performances from 1987-1991, sourced from the Grateful Dead archive, as well as Backstage Pass, the 1992 documentary directed by Justin Kreutzmann, and a brand-new interview with Grateful Dead archivist David Lemieux.
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DL2 spoke of this in his video chat last month. He also stated that these DVDs would be availible each. I'm looking only for the So Far /Back Stage Pass DVD up grade. Like a lot of folks, I don't need dups of all the other DVDs.
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I generally love the releases that David and his predecessors have released. However, I already own 80% of the DVD's in the upcoming box set...it seems like a a real money grab to make fans repurchase so many releases so get a couple exclusive and bonus discs. Will individual DVD's be released? If we purchase them through Shout or Factory can we receive the bonus disc? You guys addressed the issues with Europe 72 it seems like an easy switch to offer the releases in the box set individually.
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sorry maryethat new dvd set is really nothing new and for me far from pretty cool would rather see some new concert on dvd or some cool cd box set in the near future
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I just got a bluray player. I have most of this on VHS or DVD already. Argh. Dangling the bonus stuff is the epitome of mean. I agree with gerhard, why not release something new already instead of releasing VFTV for the 3rd time and GD Movie for the 5th time or whatever? I guess they did the cost/benefit analysis and saw they'd come out ahead going this route. I can understand it from a corporate point of view. But, man wow. That said I have an itchy trigger finger and am waiting to see what type of other bonuses are offered before I make my final decision.
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I think this is a well priced set, but I wonder who they will appeal to? Anyone who would spend $100 on GD DVDs would likely be a big fan. Most big fans will already own some of these already. So who is going to buy this? Someone who is duplicating part of their DVD library in order to get the rest? A casual fan who wants to spend $100 to buy 20 hours of Grateful Dead videos? Doesn't seem like either group will be big buyers. But I guess they have nothing to lose by repackaging and offering this, no? It's a low cost, frequently used marketing ploy to repackage a bunch of stuff that has been out in the market for a long time and try to attract a new audience. It's ok by me, but not my cup of tea. I bought the VHS of the GD Movie back in the '80s and LOVED it. Then I got the DVD upgrade (a rare move for me). I love this movie, have probably seen it more than any other movie ever, and the bonus stuff is really good. I wish they hadn't released the 5 disc set of highlights from this run, because I think it would have been a GREAT box. Probably my favorite run of shows ever, and all should be available in super high quality since they were filming/taping for the movie. But it would be too redundant to release they run of shows after releasing the five discer, so I doubt that will ever happen. I also own NYE '78 which is fun. I must say that the late '80s/'90s videos are fun to watch once, but I don't really go back to them like I do the GD movie or even The Closing of Winterland.
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is that hey, I don't have a lot of this stuff and the price is right. And also a lot of new folks don't have any of it. But definitely a lot of people have it already, what else is new.
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Hopefully the Bonus Disc is made available separately so those who already have these Releases don't miss out. This set is an amazing value for the price and the amount of material offered.
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I'm all for it and will order if it's real to get all in one box, but I will have to agree with the bluray comments. GD and Rhino really have to get up to speed with regards to this as currently there's just been GD Movie on bluray. I've been spoiled with HDCD and Bluray sound and picture quality and think it's the way to go.
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I won't be getting the DVD box (because I have what I want from that list). But heck, even if I only wanted half of these these, the price is a good one. And as Marye says, there are folks out there who are new to the Dead who might jump on this. I mean, don't we want influxes of new Deadheads, even those who (GASP!) never got to see the band live? (Or should we expect them to cater only to those who saw the band - demographically speaking, not a good idea!) I'm real pleased to see releases that might be aimed at newer fans ("To Terrapin" being released in stores for example - it was great to see a 2-track recording getting a general release).
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Well I guess it is my turn to have a bad experience with customer service. After not receiving my Calendar I reordered and it finally arrived. I wasn't as worried about that. But, when I didn't get my "Daves Picks" I became concerned. It was supposedly shipped on January 29th. It hasn't arrived. I called and let them know of my concern. They said that it would be reordered. It is supposed to ship from California. I live in California and still have not been able to enjoy this latest adventure. Needless to say I am very dissapointed. Why? I want my Daves Picks!
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send me a PM with the details and I'll see what we can do here...
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if a reorder's in progress, I guess it's in progress... Sorry for the hassle though....
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Still waiting to receive mine. I would love to be listening to it right now. However I have just been told that they had to reorder and will be shipped tomorrow. Now I get to wait another 12 business days. This happened in my last order. Why is it so difficult to get me my order. This is the first time I have had any trouble with getting my order. But, after reading some of the posts during the whole E72 ordering I guess I am lucky it's only happened twice. I hope I get it before Volume two is shipped. At least I have no shortage of things to listen to. I would just like to be listening to this one. Oh well....good things come to those who wait.
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Still waiting to receive mine. I would love to be listening to it right now. However I have just been told that they had to reorder and will be shipped tomorrow. Now I get to wait another 12 business days. This happened in my last order. Why is it so difficult to get me my order? This is the first time I have had any trouble with getting my order. But, after reading some of the posts during the whole E72 ordering I guess I am lucky it's only happened twice. I hope I get it before Volume two is shipped. At least I have no shortage of things to listen to. I would just like to be listening to this one. Oh well....good things come to those who wait.
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Still waiting to receive mine. I would love to be listening to it right now. However I have just been told that they had to reorder and will be shipped tomorrow. Now I get to wait another 12 business days. This happened in my last order. Why is it so difficult to get me my order? This is the first time I have had any trouble with getting my order. But, after reading some of the posts during the whole E72 ordering I guess I am lucky it's only happened twice. I hope I get it before Volume two is shipped. At least I have no shortage of things to listen to. I would just like to be listening to this one. Oh well....good things come to those who wait.
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Still waiting to receive mine. I would love to be listening to it right now. However I have just been told that they had to reorder and will be shipped tomorrow. Now I get to wait another 12 business days. This happened in my last order. Why is it so difficult to get me my order? This is the first time I have had any trouble with getting my order. But, after reading some of the posts during the whole E72 ordering I guess I am lucky it's only happened twice. I hope I get it before Volume two is shipped. At least I have no shortage of things to listen to. I would just like to be listening to this one. Oh well....good things come to those who wait.
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I didn't mean to post so many times. Sorry about that. I guess you got the gist of it.
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  • marye
    6 years 8 months ago
    seeing as...
    this release is long since sold out, and the discussion thread seems to be an irresistible magnet to half the spam universe, I'm going to turn off comments for a while. If you have a burning desire to discuss the release, send me a PM and we'll turn 'em back on for you. Thanks.
  • marye
    6 years 11 months ago
    short-lived
    though they may be. They seem to gravitate to older topics in hopes of...what? Alas, I notice them anyway and nuke them.
  • Anna rRxia
    6 years 11 months ago
    DP1 thread
    is popular for spammers