Came home from a vacation and found our water heater had rusted out and hence my racks of tapes were all in jepordy from the laughing water. I lost one show from 95 and a couple Santana shows but my biggest loss was the rack holding my GD shows from 88-90. They went swimming. :( I traded tapes from 87-97 and never got into the digital realm. I had over 1200 tapes which is now 100+ tapes less. I've since started a family and have no time to trade. If you have CDs of any GD show from from 88-90 and would consider working something out, please let me know.
I have a very poor recording of the JGB show with Murray at MSG in 1993. Would love to upgrade. Any boards out there? Please email me. Iko*Iko
I also have never seen any 1987 Alpine soundboards circulate and have only seen 6/28/86 set 1 as a soundboard which I have had on cassette from years ago though no less than a 4th or 5th generation. To me these seem like The Holy Grail of Grateful Dead recordings coming from one of the most popular venues during the one of the most popular eras.
Someone somewhere is sitting on great copies or masters of these shows and they seem to remain mysteriously uncirculated.
Here are the setlists.
06-28-86 Alpine Valley Music Theatre, East Troy, Wi. (Sat)
1: Bucket, Ramble On, C. C. Rider, Row Jimmy, BIODTL> Touch, L. L. Rain, Don't Ease
2: Playin> Uncle John> Drumz> China Doll> Playin> GDTRFB> Lovelight E: Saturday Night> Baby Blue
06-29-86 Alpine Valley Music Theatre, East Troy, Wi. (Sun)
1: Half Step> Franklin's> Dancin, B. E. Women, Minglewood, Tom Thumb Blues, Stagger Lee, Samson
2: Shakedown, Estimated> Eyes> Drumz> Other One> Wharf Rat> Throwing Stones> NFA E: NFA> U. S. Blues
06-26-87 Alpine Valley Music Theatre, East Troy, Wi. (Fri)
1: Stranger> Franklin's, Walking Blues, Row Jimmy, Tons Of Steel, Push, Cassidy, Deal
2: China Cat> I Know You Rider, Estimated> Eyes> Drumz> Gimme Some Lovin> Wheel> Watchtower> Black Peter> Around> Sugar Magnolia E: Touch
06-27-87 Alpine Valley Music Theatre, East Troy, Wi. (Sat)
1: Iko Iko, Greatest, Stagger Lee, Minglewood, FOTD, Tom Thumb Blues, West L. A., Esau, Tennessee Jed, Let It Grow
2: Uncle John> Playin> Terrapin> Drumz> Truckin> Other One> Wharf Rat> Lovelight E: Black Muddy River
06-28-87 Alpine Valley Music Theatre, East Troy, Wi. (Sun)
1: Bucket> Sugaree, Me & My Uncle> Mexicali, Althea, Rooster, Bird Song, Jack Straw
2: Half Step, Woman Smarter, Ship Of Fools, Saint> Drumz> Miracle> Morning Dew> Throwing Stones> NFA E: NFA> Mighty Quinn
Let the droolfest begin.
Been collecting shows for 25 years. I've never seen soundboards of Alpine Valley 1986 or 1987.
Making the switch over to CD is not that difficult. I had to leave behind over 1000 cassettes in a storage facility in Lancaster, California a few years ago. I've easily amassed that many shows on CD in that time, and they're all better quality than I would have gotten if I'd converted my own cassettes to CD.
There is a VERY devoted group of folks that are converting the best quality recordings of shows to CD. You can find the results of their efforts at various downlaod sites, such as bt.etree.org and www.shnflac.net. Excellent quality audience recordings can still be downloaded at www.archive.org.
As with anything worthwhile, it's worth the effort to grow and learn something new. By embracing the downloading process and sile sharing over the internet via bit-torrent, I've acquired more music than I could have ever amassed when trading via snail mail in the 80's. I haven't shut the door on trading via snail mail, but the internet has opened a lot of doors.
Hope everybody is well!
hunter and john, check you private message boxes....hunter, i think that i sent you my addy.
Love to make some trades. I'll send my lists if you give me your email adress. Rock on.
"The bottle was dusty but the liquor was clean."
Hey john, I checked out your lists and would love to make a trade if your interested.
If you send me your email adress I'll send an attachment with my lists. Rock on.
"The bottle was dusty but the liquor was clean."
Hey now, new to this forum, fortunately was able to trade up from my wall of tapes to a wall of cds. Looking for some new friends to do some trade with. Here is my list of shows:
I have actually received a bunch of new stuff, and have to get around to posting it...
Cd for Cd trades, or Cd for blanks for those looking to get started. Drop me a line and let me know.
Note that the list includes some official releases, which I will not copy/trade and are only listed there to fill out the date ranges.
looking for some nice 1973 shows, have a small collection and am trying to expand. have some trades if anyone wants or will B&P...
I can concur with those who got into tape trading way back when and missed the digital bus. I have over 1500+ hours of casettes and very few CDs. I have an excellent program for my iMAC called Audicity which takes my analog signal and stores it digitally and thus I can burn etc... I just dont have time to do it..."Life happens when your busy making plans"....Eric