Grateful Dead

30 Days of Dead November 17

Today's Song

"Seastones">"Playing In The Band"
Hint: A huge jam featuring a special part of the show, only played for a few months before the Dead's hiatus.
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Paris, France, Palais des Sports
9/21/1974
Although Seastones (Phil and Ned Lagin's electronic interlude played between the first and second sets at Grateful Dead shows between June and October 1974) was usually a stand-along set, occasionally the rest of the band would join in and they would segue into Grateful Dead music, like here.

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seastones

'seastones' has been released! from the spiritcats http://spiritcats.com/seastones.html website:

The new release of Seastones in now available in our online store. The new two CD set presents most but not all of composition as originally composed. For this release, Seastones has been re-mixed and re-mastered in stereo, and includes most of the original 1970-1974 studio (core) forms (almost all have never been heard before), as well as the parts of my concurrent composition L that are shared with Seastones (L remains unfinished), and some of the moment forms generated and accreted into the composition from live performances (1973 - early 1975).

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Ned Lagin - Spiritcats and NedBase

find out what ned lagin is doing, his recent release 'cat dreams', the upcoming 2 CD release of 'seastones', and more, all at his web site Spiritcats http://spiritcats.com/

NedBase http://nedbase.blogspot.com/ documents his intersection and interaction with the grateful dead.

I-) ihor

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download issues details?

Sorry to hear some folks are having download issues. I just succeeded in downloading it (Mac, Firefox) and playing it in iTunes, so it seems to work SOMETIMES.

If you're still having difficulties, please send me a pm with your technical details so we can get to the bottom of this. Thanks!

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30 Days of Dead, Day 17 Seastones/PITB

Has anyone been able to successfully download this show? I've tried more than a dozen times but it always gets to within two minutes of a full download and then it closes. Suggestions?

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Seastones/PITB problems redux

OK, I have tried two dozen times to d/l this and it always bombs right after 26 minutes. Can anyone who has successfully downloaded it please IM me so we can arrange a mail trade? This is ridiculous!

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Zappa...

We're playin' in a tent
It's payin the rent
If you pooch a civilian,
It's a major event
In France
Way down in France
Way on down
Way on down
In France

The girls is all salty
The boys is all sweet
The food ain't too shabby,
An' they piss in the street
In France
Way down in France
Way on down
Way on down
In France

They got diseases
Like you never seen
Got a mystery blow-job
Turn your peter green
In France
Way down in France
Way on down
Way on down
In France

They got some coffee
Eatin' right through the cup,
An' when they go ka-ka
They make you stand up
In France
Way down in France
Way on down
Way on down
In France

If you're not careful,
It'll stick to your cheeks
You'll smell like a native
For a couple of weeks
In France
Way down in France
Way on down
Way on down
In France

We cannot wait
Till we go back
It gets so exciting
When the poodles 'react'
In France
Way down in France
Way on down
Way on down
In France
Never try to get yo' peter sucked
In France

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Why not just post the date?

As previously stated, this is pretty obvious already, and clues are not needed (though I do love Zappa).

Save the clues for Me & My Uncle.

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Is this really Seastones?

Or is it more accurately Phil and Ned? Because Seastones is a specific piece I think. Or most accurately, Phil and Ned and Jerry and Bill.

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Is it really Seastones

...or rather SeasTones?

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But I can't stop for nothing, I'm just playing 30 Days of Dead

If a man among you
Got no sin upon his hand
Let him cast a stone at me
For playing 30 Days of Dead!!
Loving it! Thanks again!

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opeelipsky

AMEN BROTHER

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Got no sin upon MY hand

Heh heh heh...

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Download issues

Anyone else getting "interrupted: network error" on about 1/2 of these?

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Have had no problems so far.

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Wow!

Like a whole set, with a wee bit missing. Awesome! Thanks!

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Club d' Jour

Way down in the south of France all the ladies love to dance
kick their heels up in the air snap their fingers for romance

While the gentlemen compare blonde or black or auburn hair
check the motion and the style Oh, you know they take their while

Hey, to make the motion more complete, yeah, to make it more a treat
Club D'Jour is where to go come on down and see the show

When the rhythm's really right you can burn it down tonight
when the singing's really fine sweet as Spanish sherry wine

When the club can't contain the beat it just rolls out in the street
spills on down the avenue bringing dancers to their feet.

When it's good as it can be it gets better wait and see
oh, these folks don't ever sleep till they're passed out in the street

Way down in the south of France all the ladies love to dance
clap their hands and walk on air, yeah, the feeling's really there
won't you take a little taste raise it to your charming face?

When the rhythm's really right you can burn it down tonight
when the singing's really fine sweet as Spanish sherry wine

Go on take a chance, the ladies do love to dance.

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You may as well just give the exact date.

Pix
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Lmao . . . .

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no Seastones left behind

Ditched Seastones for Dave's #2 was a shame, there are some terrific shows made better by Seastones, 10-16-74 being I think a great example. Go weird, go spacy.

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Holy Phil!!!..........

and Ned too.

Felt like a Lesh punching bag during that Playin'. Just awesome.

Awesomely Weeeeirrrd! Thanks

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hens teeth

Once again a big thanks to Mr.Lemieux for this years treats. I am really loving this years selection, 'Easy Wind', 'Unbroken Chain', 'Let Me Sing Your Blues Away' and , now, 'Seastones'. Raretastic stuff.

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If you are looking for why...

Lurking throughout the catalogue are moments of unchanneled beauty when the thin veil draped between us and frightening transcendence is pulled back ever so slightly allowing something wordless to peer through. The hair-raising movement from Seastones to Playin’ in this show reminds me to listen everywhere for the still, small voice.

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Well Said!

and I couldn't agree more.

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what great sport

never really listened to the 1.5 ned and phil set so closely before. absolutely amazing. It was like hearing something foreign for the first time.
thanks Dave
I learn more about the history and life of the band this month than in all the shows across the world for 18 of the bands 30 years....and furthur.
peace
Q

ps. put 2 hints in there...lol
i usually am desperate for hints so when i can provide one it must b heaven sent

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Memories are the key not to the past, but to the future......

Hey rockers!!!

Day off, up too early, too much coffee, from one year ago today:

This is just a test, it’s all just a test…………….

Fellow rockers, we’re totally spoiled by Official Releases, 30 Days Of Dead, and Charlie Miller. Such great sonic quality! But who that hears among us can listen past the sound quality into the true depths of the music? How good are you, really, at listening to the Grateful Dead?

My friends, I submit to you the following:
https://archive.org/details/GratefulDead?and[]=date:1971-11-17%2A

See also:
http://deadsources.blogspot.com/2015/03/november-17-1971-albuquerque-civ...

A fine and very interesting show, marred by poor sound quality of the recording itself. Grateful Dead urban legend holds that it was recorded using a hand-held microphone placed in front of a home speaker during the broadcast. I asked DL a while back if it was in the vault, and never heard back. Did anybody in the Albuquerque area make a proper line recording? What about the radio station itself----didn’t they make a copy? Did alien renegades from Area 51 hijack it on their way back to Alpha Centauri? Who can shed light on this cosmic phenomenon?

Anybody out there who would accept the challenge, and needs their own copy----purely for testing purposes----you know where to find me. On one of the outer rings of Saturn………………….

Just keepin’ it galactic,

Doc
The Universe, so far as we can observe it, is a wonderful and immense engine; its extent, its order, its beauty, its cruelty, makes it alike impressive…………..

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Memories...

I don't know for sure if you were asking, but here's a soundboard of that show:
https://archive.org/details/gd71-11-17.fm.cotsman.10285.sbeok.shnf

Edit: Well THAT, my friends, is what you get when you make posts early in the morning without doing any research. Apparently, the Archive.org version is the same recording already posted. Apologies all around, but I'll leave the link in case anyone wants to listen on Archive.

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Yeah,

that's the same recording. His URL just points one level up on the Archive. It's the only recording of the show that's there.

Edit: that's what happens when you're writing a reply to a post that the poster is editing while you're commenting :)

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Thanks, Doc!

I've got that one (same pristine recording!) - I'll cue it up for tonight. If it's good enough for your space flight, it's good enought for mine. Rock On!

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Seastones makes

it's first 30 Days of Dead appearance! Thanks, Phil & Ned & Dave & Co.!!! (evnen though we're missing a very large chunk of Seastones, here).

You know we're going to have to pay for the easy ones like this with a Me & My Uncle with no clues whatsoever, right?

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dont forget

the EAC jam of 2014. not seastones, but that was a super tough one to figure out.

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So easy, I think we're toast for the rest of the month.....

We've been getting a lot of easy ones..... maybe Dave's on vacation. I expect this to become considerably more difficult!

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Ha ha yeah, that song had 616

Ha ha yeah, 'Me and My Uncle' had 616 live performances, most of any! However it's by John Phillips, so copyrighted elsewhere. According to the Wiki article on the song, apparently Phillips composed it in a tequila stupor one night in 1963. Judy Collins captured it on tape and later recorded it. Phillips claims he woke the next day with no memory of it! but later recorded it himself. Even Joni Mitchell has a version, which I'd love to find since I've never heard it!

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Joni
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Sep 73 Box

Now that would be nice - better yet, a box with all Feirro and Ellis shows..

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3 hr 40 min

With this 17th offering, we've now been gifted 3 hours and 40 minutes of live Dead. Who else is doing this? No one. Who else could do this? Don't know. And for eight years running. THANK YOU. THANK YOU.

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Ow my brain lol

Ow my brain lol

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another juicy nugget

figured after all the lay-ups we'ed be due for a seastones type selection. this one took a little brain power but still not too hard. more of a turn around j.

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Trip fest

Try syncing up the Seastones part with the Archive version of this show and get that slight reverb effect...whoa. Ned blew many minds, no doubt. Fun stuff. Thanks Dave!

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Trip fest

Good stuff! My second time syncing these today. love it!

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Even more fun...

...is playing this Seastones against another show's Seastones. Double your squeaky buzzy fun!

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Ned's Atomic Soundwaves

The band Sunn(0))) has become famous in the past decade by setting 'new' standards for performance and sonic invention... little do most people know the Dead were blowing minds in the 60s/70s and met up with a like soul that brought the idea of sonic sculpture onstage (and later on record)...

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