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Three from 1975 Vine

(The fourth from 1975 is One From The Vault...)

Started by ltapilot.

Here are three of the four shows that were perfomed in 1975. All are good strong shows and very heavy on the psychedelic side. Enjoy...

As always the 3 from 75 will be in both FLAC/SHN and in WAV formats.
DVD's and CD's

BAND Grateful Dead
VENUE Kezar Stadium
CITY San Francisco
DATE 3/23/75

SET Bill Graham Intro
Blues For Allah >
Stronger Than Dirt >
Drums >
Stronger Than Dirt >
Blues For Allah
E: Johnny B. Goode

COMMENTS: Merl Saunders and Ned Lagin sat in for complete Dead set ; show was part of
the SF SNACK (San Francisco Students Need Athletics, Culture, and Kicks) Benefit; performing artists (billed): Doobie Brothers, Graham Central Station, Mimi Farina,
Jefferson Starship, Jerry Garcia and Friends, The Miracles, Joan Baez, Santana,
Tower of Power, Neil Young, (unbilled): Bob Dylan; guest celebrities (billed):
Frankie Albert, John Brodie, Rosie Casals, Werner Erhard, Cedric Hardman,
Willie Mays, Jesse Owens, Gene Washington, The Rev. A. Cecil Williams; 10:00 am
Sunday showtime; $5 advance; $7.50 at the door
RECORDING post-FM sbd 40 mins

One small d/o in the 1st Blues for Allah (Track 2) @ 4:36

ripped, encoded and posted to abgd.hs 8/31/2001 by Skankweed


6-17-75 Winterland Arena SF CA (2 audio)

Recorded by Rob Bertrando
Sony ECM-280 mics > Sony TC-152 SD cassette > playback on Nak Dragon > DAT;
audience from Winterland floor, about 30-35' back,
just to the left of dead center.

Disc One
Crazy Fingers
Beat It On Down The Line
Big River
Me And My Uncle
Help On The Way (1) >
Slipknot! >
Franklin's Tower

Disc Two
Blues For Allah >
Stronger Than Dirt Or Milkin' The Turkey >
Drums >
Stronger Than Dirt Or Milkin' The Turkey >
Blues For Allah
Sugar Magnolia
E: U.S. Blues


MOTB Release: 0069 16/44.1
Release Date: 2008-05-05
Band: Grateful Dead
Date: 1975-09-28 (Sunday)
Venue: Lindley Meadows - Golden Gate Park
Location: San Francisco, CA
Analog Audience Source: FOB Master Cassettes (MAC)
Medium Stock Brands: MAC = 2 x Maxell UD 120
Analog Lineage: 2 x Sony ECM-270 => Sony TC-152 >> MAC
Analog Sound Preservation: MAC >> Nakamichi DR-8 => Korg MR-1000 >> DSF [1-bit 5.6448 MHz Stereo] >> Korg MR-1000 => Korg AudioGate >> WAV [24/96]
Taped By: Bob Menke and Louis Falanga
Transfer By: Bob Menke
Mastering By: Derek McCabe

Set 1
d1t01 - Help On The Way >
d1t02 - Slipknot!
d1t03 - The Music Never Stopped
d1t04 - They Love Each Other
d1t05 - Beat It On Down The Line
d1t06 - Franklin's Tower
d1t07 - Big River
d1t08 - It Must Have Been The Roses
d2t01 - Truckin' >
d2t02 - Jam >
d2t03 - Drums >
d2t04 - King Solomon's Marbles [1: Stronger Than Dirt, 2: Milkin' The Turkey] >
d2t05 - Not Fade Away >
d2t06 - Goin' Down The Road Feeling Bad >
d2t07 - One More Saturday Night
d2t08 - Crowd Outro

Mastering Notes
-- Various drop outs patched with SBD (shnid=9392).
-- Various drop outs patched to mono.
-- d2t0{6,7} - Transition between "Goin' Down The Road Feeling Bad" and "One More Saturday Night" patched with SBD (shnid=9392).

-- d2t04 - "King Solomon's Marbles" as listed is based on the sub-track titles from the CD version of "Blues For Allah", but just tracked here as one song. Title listings of this instrumental found on both commercial releases and legally traded sources are, to say the least, inconsistent. Whatever the case, we reckoned it was paramount to continue the tradition of inconsistency.

Taper Talk
-- According to Bob Menke, "It was an overcast day and we got there early. About 8:30 in the morning. That is how we ended up about 10-15 feet from the stage. The mics were mounted on broom sticks (handheld) and they were split about 20 feet apart. The upfront vocals I believe are the product of a small (relative to PA speakers) speaker on the floor of the stage next to the right PA column. The vocals seem to be blasting from that speaker. Another very intersting point is the fact that the Jefferson Starship opened and their sound from the same PA absolutely sucked. Nothing approaching the clarity and sound quality the Dead got from the same system."


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carolina boy's picture
Joined: Feb 1 2010
It's gone, gone, gone

Mailing this one out today to kwitt

carolina boy's picture
Joined: Feb 1 2010
It's here!

In 5/12/10.

Joined: Apr 8 2010
Sign Me Up

20 carolina boy
21 kwitt

Thanks ltapilot.

Dead Man Telling Tales's picture
Joined: Oct 2 2008
Well, it has been a week and Mr Benson remains silent.

Carolina boy! You are up.


Dead Man Telling Tales's picture
Joined: Oct 2 2008
I have this and it is ready to go forward

If Mr Benson would pm me with his address all could move along.

Thanks for getting this rolling again.


Joined: Oct 27 2008

To DMTT today

Joined: Oct 27 2008
I still have it

Things have been overly busy here at work and I have had to put some things on hold. This one is good to go now and will be out to DMTT thurs.

carolina boy's picture
Joined: Feb 1 2010
Who has this one?

JakeR got this thing in way over a month ago. Who's got it now?

carolina boy's picture
Joined: Feb 1 2010
Sorry about that, erickat!

I admit that I read everything in your post but the essential last paragraph...

Thanks for correcting a newbie.

erickat's picture
Joined: Feb 20 2008
Carolina boy - you didn't read my post

We do a lot of work to keep things straight & hopefully from becoming lost.
Please use this list going forward.

17 Jake R
18. Dead Man Telling Tales
19. Mr. Benson
20 carolina boy


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