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On August 27, 1972, fresh off their now-legendary European tour, the Grateful Dead traveled to Veneta, OR and reunited with the Merry Pranksters for a common cause – to throw a benefit concert for the Kesey family’s Springfield Creamery. A stage was erected under the hot Oregon sun at the Olde Renaissance Fairgrounds, tickets were printed on the fronts of the Creamery’s yogurt labels, and the rest is history…

  Sunshine Daydream Deluxe CD/Blu-ray (Exclusive) Sunshine Daydream Deluxe CD/DVD (Exclusive) Sunshine Daydream Vinyl (4LP 180 gram) Retail 3CD/DVD

Complete 8/27/72 Concert Audio

Sunshine Daydream Concert Film

 

Bonus Documentary

   

40 Page Book

   

Courtenay Pollock Tie-dye Slipcase

   

Individually Numbered/Limited Edition

Individually Numbered, Limited Edition of 12,500

Individually Numbered, Limited Edition of 12,500

Limited Edition of 5,000

 

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12/12/69 baby!

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1972 is amazing

Great release. The fact that they waited to release this with the film was a good move. If the show had already been released then maybe we could have gotten the film plus a bonus disc of unreleased 1972 but having them paired together is wonderful to have for our personal vaults. I couldn't afford the E72 box so it's nice to have some of that energy and multitrack sound represented affordably. Thanks!

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In synch

Had some quality time to take in SSDD, the DVD, and was relieved to find the video and audio were in synch. At the theater, they were off just enough to be a distraction.

In yesterday's viewing it dawned on me how miraculous it was that Bobby was able to flawlessly nail El Paso. The Dark Star before it had covered some pretty unchartered territory.

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Deluxe Editions not sold out, yet

I am somewhat surprised that the Deluxe Editions, the numbered CD/DVD & the CD/BluRay, have not sold out during the Holiday gift-giving season. I was almost expecting to see the BluRay edition to be sold out in early January 2014. Perhaps soon both editions will sell out.

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number 1 release

I was listening to Sirius/XM station t'other day in my car on a long trip-they went thru their countdown of top releases from archive material for 2013 on jam-on station-Sunshine was no. 1-they played "Sing me Back home" as their illustrative selection. May '77 box was lower down-maybe 7 or so. some Zappa, Young and Phish in the top 10 also. Happy new year. What is in store this year? Time will reveal all.

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Just perfect!

Being a devotee of The Dead for the best part of 40 years from across the pond,i ordered the SSDD blu ray version in August and received my precious order in plenty of time for Christmas whereupon my wife duly took charge of it and stashed it away not to be looked at again until the day itself (well it was her Christmas pressie for me). Having noticed reports of wrong discs (dvd instead of blu ray) being received i was so worried that i too may have been sent an incorrect copy....but was unable to check as the whereabouts of the package were well hidden. It was to my delighted relief on Christmas Day when i opened it up to find everything as i wanted. Wonderful presentation and the movie is so crystal clear it could have been filmed yesterday...highlight of the movie - Dark Star of course,Bird Song,Bertha,China Cat and Sing me Back Home but i am thrilled to own such a prestigious event in the Dead's history.Thank you to all concerned.

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This DVD is the greatest

This DVD is the greatest thing these eyes have ever seen. Dark star El Paso sing. I wish I was there at that moment in time. Thank you to everyone who put this little package together. What a wonderful thing.

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SSDD Billboard Position

SSDD is said to be charting in the top 20. I believe Rhino/Warner Brothers wouldn't lie about that, but I'm trying to find their current position and don't see them at all under rock albums. Does anybody know which genre they are charting in?

I have just asked the same thing of Tri Studios which says that Move Me Brightly is charting #4 for Rock Music Videos. I can't find it at all.

I'm aware that Billboard charges for you to access all positions in every obscure catagory. Charting on Billboard does not seen to equate with being most bought or listened to in this country.

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europe & stanley

Well, I was just about to write that Veneta isn't as locked-in intense as Europe or as masterful as Stanley Theater (my favorite of the three Dick's from Fall tour)........but danc, you beat me to it.

So I'll just add that honestly, Anna, I was qualifying my own comment "a vibe all its own," lest it come off as deliberately ambiguous pep-talking.

A sizable scroll of exceptions waiting to be read by Michael Palin with all due reverence, I always thought indoor Dead was more intense, generally speaking. But SD perfectly lives up to the summer picnic version of 72 GD.

(and I do like talisman better : )

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