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    Our friends the Rhinos have various and sundry new releases in the development process, but they're always interested in hearing what you'd like to see hit the virtual shelves of the Store. No promises, but you never know...

    This topic is for requesting new box sets. There are also topics for individual shows and DVDs.

    If you've already requested something in the previous Requests topic, you don't really need to request it again, but hey, if you just can't help yourself...

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  • February 16, 2016 - 3:54pm
    mkav
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    Richfield coliseum in Richfield ohio
    Some great shows there 1990 thru 1994. Or buckeye lake in central ohio.
  • February 16, 2016 - 11:17am
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    Boxes
    The Ark 69, Fox 72 boxes are fine ideas. I still think a box from 10/21/73 - 11/1/73 would great. That would allow them to do 12/18 as a single show release, or possibly 12/8, 12/12, and 12/18 as a small box someday. I am surprised to hear that the Vault has multitracks of 7/18/76. I am wondering what other multitracks are in there. 12/31/72 maybe? 10/6/77? Fall '89 of course, but not sure what they could do with that, given what has already been released.
  • February 15, 2016 - 3:45pm
    Kayak Guy
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    The Ark, Boston, MA 4/21,22,23/69
    I second the request.
  • February 15, 2016 - 3:39pm
    Born Cross Eye…
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    The Ark, Boston, MA 4/21,22,23/69
    I would love to have an official release of The Ark shows, 21, 22, 23 April 1969 box set.
  • February 15, 2016 - 1:17pm
    Mr. Pete
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    Vegas/Red Rocks/Madison Square Garden box sets?
    I would be "thrilled" to see any of the above box set come out. Mr. Pete--------> aging hippie
  • December 18, 2015 - 7:33am
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    3 day run
    My favorite box sets are both Winterlands. 3 shows, 9 discs. About $100 each. When box sets get too big, they get too expensive. Just my opinion. But I'd love a 3 day box from an important venue. Pick a Red Rocks 3 day run, or a Greek. Alpine 89 was 3 days. Put that out with video, too! Saratoga was always 1 show. Merriweather Post always 2. Now Saratoga from like 83, 83, & 85 might be interesting, but I'd like the 3 days in a row....
  • December 18, 2015 - 2:20am
    msharvey
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    Chinese New Years/Mardi Gras
    How about some of those epic CNY or Mardi Gras from the 80's?
  • November 28, 2015 - 5:52pm
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    Fare thee well bonus disc
    Mine is the same as the 7-5 second set, is this right?
  • November 26, 2015 - 5:27am
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    I'd love to see a box set of all the covers. That is a monumental task with all the artistic rights and stuff. I have not spent any money on the grateful dead's new releases, it's all the same to me, I couldn't tell you musically what the the differnces are between one release of a song and another except for song length. But one thing I do know is that the covers they do are just about perfect for them. Listen to "Tomorrow is Forever" and other prison ballads, all the Dylan songs, Bobby's cowboy songs, Haggard, Cash covers, the writer of El Paso. They do a really good job of arrangeing old traditional songs too. Garcia's cover on his albums should be included too. I'm sure there is enough in the vault to get eight or nine disc?!
  • November 7, 2015 - 4:42pm
    Kayak Guy
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    Yes it has an out of print Dick's Picks for one of the shows, but this 6 show run is a perfect run for a box set. 100 different songs from the repertoire, only 6 repeats, Help, Slipknot, Eyes, Saint of Circumstance, the Other One and Dark Star. This is just waiting to happen, don't rerelease the Dick's Pick of 9/25/91 and then the filler of 3/31/91 can be released at some point paired with its mate of 4/1/91 as a Greensboro 2 for. We know the quality is there on the master tapes as they circulate in fantastic quality. This should be a no brainer.
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Our friends the Rhinos have various and sundry new releases in the development process, but they're always interested in hearing what you'd like to see hit the virtual shelves of the Store. No promises, but you never know...

This topic is for requesting new box sets. There are also topics for individual shows and DVDs.

If you've already requested something in the previous Requests topic, you don't really need to request it again, but hey, if you just can't help yourself...

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A CD/DVD/Blu-ray Box Set of the July 17, 18, & 19 shows. That would be too awesome.
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3/18/67 Winterland11/11/67 Shrine 1/20/68 Eureka Municipal Aud. 2/03/68 Crystal Ballroom 4/05/69 Avalon 7/11/69 State Pav., Flushing, NY 11/15/69 Lanai Theatre, Crockett, Ca 9/19/70 Fillmore East 9/23/72 Palace Theatre 3/24/73 Spectrum 5/26/73 Kezar 10/19/74 Winterland 6/12/76 BMH 6/19/76 Capitol Theatre 2/26/77 Swing 5/07/77 Boston Garden 1/07/78 Golden Hall 4/15/78 Williamsburg, Va 7/08/78 Red Rocks 10/21/78 Winterland 2/17/79 Oakland-Alameda 12/01/79 Stanley Theatre 6/21/80 Anchorage 9/06/80 Lewiston 3/21/81 Rainbow 12/05/81 Indianapolis 4/16/83 Brendan Byrne 6/18/83 Saratoga PAC 10/15/83 Hartford 7/07/84 Alpine Valley These are all Taper's Compendium Picks - here's to hopin' our new Dave's 15 from a Saturday night in Nashville, down by the Cumberland River, scorches, smokes and catches fire!
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I know there's got to be plenty of footage of stage shows, T.V. appearances and whatnot that aren't available to purchase on video. For example, the recent Bob Weir doc (The Other One) showed a clip of them playing Shakedown Street on some show (I think), probably around '78 or so, and it was a great performance. When considering introducing a friend to the Grateful Dead via live performance on video, I don't feel I have a lot to work with. Performances showcased on the Woodstock dvds, Festival Express, etc have very limited material. I've got the Grateful Dead Movie, Closing of Winterland, Trucking' Up To Buffalo, Dead Ahead and a few of the View from the Vault installments, but I know there must be a ton more from the '70s that haven't been officially released. If there aren't a lot of whole shows to put out, even a career spanning compilation of live performances would be nice. Just please don't make it a 20 disc/$400.00 set. Thanks for your consideration!
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Well, the estimable Monsieur Lemieux says it best himself, elsewhere on dead.net: "6/10/73 at RFK Stadium in Washington, DC, where the Dead played two shows with the Allman Brothers Band and Wet Willy. These shows have long been considered for release, and it's only a matter of time before we see them mastered properly and released. They're really exceptional." So let's just get this show out there already--- PLEASE !
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I have a Major important question about the USB Besides the fact that the USB is the same price as the box set, the fact we don't get the book is an issue, but I know you won't be doing anything about that.... which honestly kinda sucks Given the cost to produce the USB package vs the cd package (but still charging the same don't seem right, if your being honest with yourself....you should agree) Most importantly..... Will the 2nd sets of these shows run uninterrupted ? CDs fade out at end of disk two Fading back into disk three..... l hate that, can't sit back and chill to a second set that way! The reason I bought the USB is so there would be no breaks in the middle of the sets like the CDs will obviously be. This is probably a major issue for all people buying the USB (Even though there is only 1,000 of us) We don't get the booklet or the fancy box But that's not a problem, if they run uninterrupted I did not want the CDs for that reason (and storage too) as well as wanting 24/96 resolution (sweet) Has this question been brought up by anyone?and I hope you guys were smart enough to master the USB as uninterrupted shows, unlike the CDs (more work for you guys but you are charging enough for this package now dubbed "BOXILLA") I truly will be disappointed if there is breaks in the middle of a set This issue will be a major problem I'll want my money back if they are these interruptions, so....... Look forward to a response Thomas A. Violagis Jr.
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when the hell you good folks gonna release a comprehensive Pigpen collection?!! everybody else has had their bios written or had docs made about them, hell, even Parish got his own book! Pigpen truly deserves to have his story told. someone out there has writing skills and was there at the beginning. some of us older senior citizen deadheads have been waiting a long time for this, starting to feel like cubs fans do in October!! it's getting near the end of the 50th celebration; it's time to tell his story.
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Yes it has an out of print Dick's Picks for one of the shows, but this 6 show run is a perfect run for a box set. 100 different songs from the repertoire, only 6 repeats, Help, Slipknot, Eyes, Saint of Circumstance, the Other One and Dark Star. This is just waiting to happen, don't rerelease the Dick's Pick of 9/25/91 and then the filler of 3/31/91 can be released at some point paired with its mate of 4/1/91 as a Greensboro 2 for. We know the quality is there on the master tapes as they circulate in fantastic quality. This should be a no brainer.
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I saw many shows at the Capital in 70 & 71. A box set with the acoustic & Electric sets would be awesome and I'm sure there are enough shows. Or it could include the Filmore East shows from the period. The only thing that would make it even better would be a concurrent release of the NRPS sets from the shows they played too.
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I'd love to see a box set of all the covers. That is a monumental task with all the artistic rights and stuff. I have not spent any money on the grateful dead's new releases, it's all the same to me, I couldn't tell you musically what the the differnces are between one release of a song and another except for song length. But one thing I do know is that the covers they do are just about perfect for them. Listen to "Tomorrow is Forever" and other prison ballads, all the Dylan songs, Bobby's cowboy songs, Haggard, Cash covers, the writer of El Paso. They do a really good job of arrangeing old traditional songs too. Garcia's cover on his albums should be included too. I'm sure there is enough in the vault to get eight or nine disc?!
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My favorite box sets are both Winterlands. 3 shows, 9 discs. About $100 each. When box sets get too big, they get too expensive. Just my opinion. But I'd love a 3 day box from an important venue. Pick a Red Rocks 3 day run, or a Greek. Alpine 89 was 3 days. Put that out with video, too! Saratoga was always 1 show. Merriweather Post always 2. Now Saratoga from like 83, 83, & 85 might be interesting, but I'd like the 3 days in a row....
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The Ark 69, Fox 72 boxes are fine ideas. I still think a box from 10/21/73 - 11/1/73 would great. That would allow them to do 12/18 as a single show release, or possibly 12/8, 12/12, and 12/18 as a small box someday. I am surprised to hear that the Vault has multitracks of 7/18/76. I am wondering what other multitracks are in there. 12/31/72 maybe? 10/6/77? Fall '89 of course, but not sure what they could do with that, given what has already been released.
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Mickey and the Hartbeats '68-all recordings/shows complete. I would love that myself.I'm in total agreement with The Ark '69 complete. And Berkeley Comm Th '72 complete. I know. I'm a greedy S.O.B.
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Very much agree. Have really (and unexpectedly) enjoyed the 91, 92 and 93 shows from the Thirty Trips box set. There is wonderful material in these years. Maybe there were not as many consistently good shows as in the 70s, but on the nights when the band was on, the music is thoroughly satisfying. A box set from the fall of 1991, for instance, would be terrific!
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I would like to see a may 77 part 2, like you did with spring 90. Some really sick shows in that first week and a half.
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How about a Greek Theatre box set? Dave can pick the year. Maybe a Merriweather '85 would be nice.
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80-85/88-89/summer 90. bring it
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Now that the Beacon 76 shows are back in the vault, those two would make an awesome box set!!
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bring it! Pick the Best 2-3 shows from each coast??? Too bad New Orleans isn't in the vault. Rumor is it was never taped from sndboard as betty's rig went straight from SF to NY - Is that true? Mythically hot 2 nights in NOLA would be sick if somehow that turned up, heh?
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bring it! Pick the Best 2-3 shows from each coast??? Too bad New Orleans isn't in the vault. Rumor is it was never taped from sndboard as betty's rig went straight from SF to NY - Is that true? Mythically hot 2 nights in NOLA would be sick if somehow that turned up, heh?
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I think a good 80's set would be 6/30-7/1 '85. Also the Alpine run in 89, 7/17-7/19. Finally Frost '82, 10/9 and 10/10.
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I would love a Philly Spectrum 10/18, 19, 20/89 box set. These shows are well played, and mean a great deal to me personally.
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Fall '79 and Fall '83 are FAR TOO OFTEN overlooked! The Boise, Red Rocks and Santa Fe shows from '83 have deserved release for YEARS!
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When are we going to see (hear) a box set or at least a compilation or anthology of Pigpen's contribution to this band, scene, etc. ??? He was a heck of a bluesman and lest ye forget, somewhat the center of attention on stage those first few formative years with his long rambling ad lib raps throughout some killer extended jams. When we want to get raunchy who do we turn to ?..................PIG !!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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In box sets and individual releases, there has been precious little product from the second half of the band's concert lifetime, 1981 through 1995. Two of the very best concerts we've heard on official releases from that era have been from the latter half of 1991 (Dick's 17 and the 1991 entry from Thirty Trips). How about a box of five or six shows from August and September of that year? There are some sublime shows there. And two keyboard players, to boot! Thanks.
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How do you preorder? It only shows the digital boxset, and no price or date. What about the boxset on CD?
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A peak year for sure! I would love a thematic box set or individual shows such as 11/2/69, 4/21/69 and 10/25/69.
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The "complete recordings" treatment has been given to both Live Dead and Europe '72. Why hasn't the same treatment been given to Skull and Roses? I know David may think he covered this ground with Ladies and Gentlemen back in 2000, but that is essentially what the 3-disc Fillmore West 1969 was to the 10-disc Fillmore West 1969: The Complete Recordings. So David: Release the entire 5-night run from the Fillmore (1971-04-25 to 1971-04-29) and the three nights from the Manhattan Ballroom (1971-04-04 to 1971-04-06). And probably the 1971-03-24 Winterland show, since it was the source of Johnny B. Goode. It's all on multitrack, so it's not like you're just putting out spiffed up SBDs. Do it. DO IT!!!!!
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So far the boys have only officially released 2 shows from 1985. They had a unique sound that years and played some amazing shows (and some duds). How about releasing the rest of the shows from the month of June. These included: Greek Theater (U of California), Berkeley, CA (6/14/85) Greek Theater (U of California), Berkeley, CA (6/15/85) Greek Theater (U of California), Berkeley, CA (6/16/85) Alpine Valley Music Theater, East Troy, WI (6/21/85) Alpine Valley Music Theater, East Troy, WI (6/22/85) River Bend Music Center, Cincinnati, OH (6/24/85) (already released on 30 trips) Blossom Music Center, Cuyahoga Falls, OH (6/25/85) Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, NY (6/27/85) Hershey Park Stadium, Hershey, PA (6/28/85) Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia, MD (6/30/85)
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Putting my money or actually time where my mouth is, I took the archive SBDs of 1971-03-24, 1971-04-04 to 1971-04-06, and 1971-04-25 to 1971-04-29 (all Charlie Miller save one), and ran them through Audacity to edit out extended tuning breaks, glitches, etc., and pieced it all together as my own personal Skull & Roses: The Complete Recordings. It's 22 hrs, 36 mins total, which would fit almost down to the second on 17 CDs. It sounds great and has a terrific flow from show to show. Sure, there's the usual sloppiness, Duane has a hard time getting into Sugar Mags on 4-26, the Beach Boys are kind of meh the next night (save for Okie from Muskogee), etc., but it paints a terrific period of a distinct era that many of us believe was the apotheosis of the Dead. As someone who was a recording engineer in his previous career, I would kill to have the 16 tracks from all of these shows and an opportunity to mix them in the studio. I know it's a lot easier just to put out SBDs of other shows, but I couldn't think of a more worthwhile project than putting out these complete recordings from the multitracks.