The bonus disk on the movie re-release is amazing.. I will take anything more!!! PLEASE!!!
Also a vote for 8/27/72.. Insane Dead jams and naked sweaty hippie girls... sounds like heaven to me..
This would be a great release as mentioned above remixed and remastered using the multitrack tapes. Maybe even this whole Shoreline run.
I'd love to see anything from 87' to Brents last show as it was arguably the GD's peak era. Plus there is vid available in excellent quality! Shoreline surely!!! All those feeds that were on the house screens must be workable! Lotsa love! J
Are you kind?
The bevy of high quality summer 89/90. Was an apex for the band, and the video/audio is top level quality, so why not dare I ask?
And whatever is left of Winterland Closing 74 (if anything)
And the reels of Festival Express Trip.
And whatever else of high quality is available.
Not picky, would just like "many and often"!!!!
“The Omnipotent Grateful Dead!”
well, the top of my list would be more stuff from the 70's. the complete 4/17/72 would be amazing. herouville '71 could be made into a nice release. 8/27/72. stuff like that. but... since it is more likely that rhino has access to 80's/90's video, i'll second 7/7/89 as a great example of later day dead. this era is already well represented in video but 89/90 was just a really strong period for the band. keep it coming.
First off, I own every officially released DVD and lots more that our intrepid friends have produced personally. I have been desperately waiting for a new DVD ever since the re-release of Dead Ahead. I know there is some killer stuff available, because I have a fair amount of it in un-official release. Some ones that quickly jump to mind are the Summer Solstice show with Clarence Clemons and the Germany '81 show. I would really like to see Deer Creek '93 third night (dark star > the wheel) and 5-6-90 (just a killer show). Merriweather Post '85 would be a really stellar pick as 6-30 may be one of the best shows ever. In general, I would appreciate it if some wide angle shots were incorporated into the videos. I know that most of the vids are taken from the screen caps at the venues, which are all close ups, but I experienced the dead most from a distance, with the full light show. The videos that are available, even most of the un-official ones, are all close up shots. Candice did such a brilliant job and her work is almost entirely missing from the video releases. This is a shame, and frankly, leaves me longing for more when I sit down and watch the videos. Just a bit of venting. Frankly, I would be really happy if you would just release some more videos, is one every 6 months too much to ask?
- a very happy deadhead
...I note in passing that I have no knowledge of any actual extant film or plans to do anything with it, and that watching the film again leads to a lively appreciation of the veritable morass of rights issues probably involved. Bigger than a drive-in movie, oowee. Anything I'm saying is from pure wishful thinking.
That said, though, holy moly. And thank God for freeze frame.
Since I think there was a fairly diligent search at the time the movie was being made, and this is all they came up with. So they may just be irretrievably gone. But (knowing nothing of Canadian TV), I do wonder if there isn't some logical venue to broadcast the word that people are looking for this stuff and willing to pay. And probably not ask too many searching questions about provenance.
I expect there may be some murky rights issues, and on the other hand some of them may be moot after 35 years. I am not an IP lawyer...
The cameramans kids used them as goal-posts. Too big to be pucks. (Up here you can by hockey-pucks anywhere!)
Concerning the missing reels, I wonder who would one entreat to produce these?