I did a quick surf of etree and found two downloads for the Portland 6/24/73 show, both of which appear to be the same source and length, and both of which are VERY partial (best guess is about 60% of the show).
Both can be downloaded using a bit torrent program at http://bt.etree.org, and both are approximately 661 megabytes (but since neither of them is a recent post, they will both probably take a fairly long time to complete).
If there IS a complete show out there, it probably just hasn't surfaced online yet (not all tapers joined the Internet bandwagon, and a LOT of tapes are lying in boxes, unseen for years).
Now, if you needed the previous night's show from Vancouver, BC, instead, that one is fairly easy to get (in fact, I was listening to it in my car today).
They played a total of four shows in San Bernardino, CA, at the Swing Auditorium (3 of which I was fortunate enough to see--the other one, I was too young). Of the four, my favorite (probably because of the near-perfect "He's Gone" that was done to honor the memory of John Lennon) was December 12, 1980. Second to that was their tour-opening show on February 26, 1977 (when they premiered "Terrapin Station" and "Estimated Prophet," but not to be missed is their December 13, 1969 show, which I think is one of their best non-Bay Area shows of '69. Their tour opener at the Swing on January 6, 1978 COULD have been one of their best, too, but that was one of Jerry's legendary laryngitis shows (however, when he handed off all of the singing duties to Bobby for the second set and concentrated on his guitar, he played with incredible passion).
Hell, a box set of these four shows would be a killer combo. Until one comes out, though, hit the bit torrents at bt.etree.org and make your own!
How about :
3/1/69, 2/13/70, 2/23/74 II (awesome 'Row Jimmy->WRS), 6/18/74 II (WRS!!!), 5/8/77 II, 6/28/85 II, 10/4/87 just to name a few!
For about the past ten years, I had 8 Dick's
Pick's and a copy of Cats Under the Stars
as my Grateful Dead collection, so to
me , this will always be my essential Dead collection,
proven, tried and true.
Dick's Pick's v. 12 3 CD set from Providence Civic Center in Providence, Rhode Island on 6/26/74 and Boston Garden in Boston, Massachusetts on 6/28/74.
v.18 3 CD set from Dane County Coliseum in Madison, Wisconsin on 2/3/78 and the Uni-Dome in Cedar Falls, Iowa on 2/5/78.
v.19 3 CD set from the Fairgrounds Arena in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma on 10/19/73.
v.20 4 CD set with material from the 9/25/76 show at the Capital Centre in Landover, Maryland and the 9/28/76 show at the Onondaga County War Memorial in Syracuse, New York.
v.21 3 CD set with material from the 11/1/85 at the Richmond Coliseum in Richmond, Virginia plus some tunes from 9/2/80
v.31 4 CD set featuring performances from 8/4 and 8/5/1974 at the Philadelphia Civic Center in Philadelphia, PA and 8/6/1974 at Roosevelt Stadium in Jersey City, NJ
the other two were 11/8/69, and 2/11-14/70, but I don't
have the cases anymore to see the v. #'s
Also, I now have Nightfall of Diamonds, and would
reccomend that as a desrt island selection, also.
lookin for opening acts..circa 88-93
I'm looking for this show (or as much is available). I'd prefer a lossless version. I'm new to trading, even though I've been on the bus since '69 (what can I say, I'm slow). If anyone can help, thanks in advance, and just let me know the drill. firstname.lastname@example.org
I am really wanting to get my hands on these shows. I love DP 4 but want to hear the rest, primarily the acoustic stuff. Anybody willing to make me copies. I can pay postage both ways and send back some blanks.
Id love to get this show recorded only because I attended it.
There's definitely some shows from the 70s that were epic and hard to match. Ive heard Cal Expo in 89 was the best show that some people have ever attended. For heads old and new.
I want to get a copy of Oregon State Prison. Was that 1982?? Ive seen it but have never had a chance to record it.
Id be up for trading various different bands from the dead to Marley or Led Zepplin. I mostly have dead but I do have one show from Marley when he played in Pittsburgh, then I also have one Zepplin show and a Garcia & John Kahn show as well. Id like to get some more Hendrix shows too. I had one show from 1968 I think it had an incredible version of 'machine gun' on it. Id like to replace that one.
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i've just recently discovered how cool 1980 is. Brent's still new and his voice sounds different than i've ever heard him, esp. on 9-6-80 (Lewiston, ME). many of the '80 shows have SICK Strangers, as well as UNBELIEVABLE Lost>Saints, and AWESOME Altheas. just three adjectives to describe some of the music. check out this show for Brent's voice, the three aforementioned songs, and the Alabama opener (which i absolutely love from 1980--anyone else think Alabama is one of the most underrated Dead songs of all-time?).
also, check out April Fool's 1980 (smokin' show), 1/13/80, and 5/7/80 (WOW--at Barton Hall, first and only Playin' in the Barn--check it out).
these are all just imho. ymmv, of course. peace.
I'm a Deadatarian; I don't eat Phish! (~):)