Could be, but unlikely on the heels of the Europe 72 box...Still guessing early 80's though...
Although, it could be a Keith and Pigpen show.
Oh yeah, thats right. I forgot about the different line up thing. Something from 68 would be great. I really like the high energy valentines day road trips from 68. Whatever show vol 4 is, I'm sure it will be great. To me, each one has been better than the last.
David Lemieux had said that each volume in a given year will be from a different line up of the band. So, the Vol. 4 has to be pre-Keith or post Keith. I have been thinking along the lines of an early 80's release, but 68 would be great...
I am starting to get very curious about what Dave's Picks Volume 4 will bring us. Volume 1 was 77, Volume 2 was 74, volume 3 was 71....so if volume 4 follows the "3 years earlier" pattern then it could possibly be an amazing show from 1968. Also, the first 3 volumes are from the 70's, so could volume 4 be one more amazing show from that decade?
Whatever show it will be, I have no doubt that it will be a nice treat.
What I don't get is why they don't advertise this on Dead.net. Oh, and I also don't get why they'd leave one side of the record blank for Dick's Picks 2. Seems like a cool concept to put these out on vinyl.
Brookvale Records just announced the release of the Dick's Picks Series on VINYL for the first time.
These releases are an official release between Brookvale Records and The Dead.
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I'm sorry if this has been discussed at length in these forums (I'm sure it has somewhere) but why is it necessary for all the Dick's Picks/Road Trips/Dave's Picks to be limited edition and, at least for Dick's Picks at this point, largely out of print? It's frustrating considering that we can't all afford to buy every release. If it's about the music, which it is to me, then why not just have these shows available forever? While it's nice to have the occasional numbered set of something I'd still be perfectly happy to just be able to acquire releases when I either can afford them or when I'm in the mood for some Dead I do not yet have. Just my opinion...
I recall the '69 Fillmore West box being about $70 total with shipping. Like the Europe '72 box, the cost per disc was pretty cheap.
Like you, I have found the sound quality of almost every official release to be stellar.
I'm sure you'll enjoy the box (all 6 shows are Very Good in my book)!
I think on the Rhino site it says why it's the theme...i bought it hook line and sinker they said only 9,000 copies and didn't want to not order and pay over 200$...i think the book and memobilia shoot up the price and let's face it it's for the rich or the very addicted...how much was the 1st limited box set? the 1969 box set? Originally...but the 1990 box set is incomplete and there's already been 3 shows at least released from that tour...dozin at the knicks, Nassau 90, the cardboard one with the turtles on it...so 3 right there...i guess it was a good tour even the dead thought so many years ago...lot of passion and energy in those shows...i think they will be released eventually as seperate show all 6 is what the box set will include, so 6 more shows that are not the previously released shows, the 1972 box set did dupe 2 or 3 shows but it would've left holes if they didn't as the promise was every show in the tour, this is just 6 shows with a good rounded out set list to include as many different songs as possible with great quality as well and i'm sure it was as they were professionally recorded...almost all of the dicks picks sound professional except some really early one's like 1968 and 1970...anyway no notice on here thankfully i got an e-mail and i'm out of 200$ but i made this commitment in 1997 or so...i still say the grateful dead is the best live band ever...maybe there were better bands overall but none were better live at least not on a coutinous basis.