Grateful Dead

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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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ANTHEM OF THE SUN REMIX

I know this is not the thread to mention this, but I was listening to the HDTracks remastered version of "Anthem of the Sun", and it happens to be the 1971 remix made by Phil Lesh and not the original 1968 mix available on CD. The original is better, at least for my taste, but it is interesting listening to a different approach to that hallucinating beast that is the Dead's second LP.

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I agree with 1971

Bring on some more 1971. Great, great sound.

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#6962 arrived in Greece

It is the BD set. What an amazing release! Thank you.

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Take a look at DaP-V8

> http://www.dead.net/store/1980s/daves-picks-volume-8-fox-theatre-atlanta-ga-113080

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DP8 = 11/30/80

DP8 = 11/30/80

Fox Theatre - Atlanta, GA

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Dave's #3 - love the piano, The Other One and all of it

I absolutely agree it is vastly under-loved, for sure my #2 Dave's Picks.

My fave PITB is still the burning 10 min version on the Academy of Music bonus disc.

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3715/12500

Arrived in Zagreb,Croatia today after long waiting and unfortunately with 15 $ taxes!

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PITB and DaP 3

Here here for the Veneta PITB. Blair raves about it in his Golden Road column, archived here somewhere. It's probably not smart to pick favorites, but I think this version is mine. And Dave's 3 has a flavor unheard elsewhere, I guess because of Keith's newness to the madness of the GD. His parts are not fully-formed, yet they are amazingly aligned with his new band's vision. How did he do that?

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Veneta Playin'

mylightningtoo- me too. Been listening to that Veneta PITB in my car over and over and over. It's got everything. It's happy, sad, beautiful, ugly, joyful, tragic, frightening, comforting. Music doesn't get any better. 8/27/72 is underrated.

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DaP3

Hey I'm with you guys. Dave's Picks 3 is underrated. It's my favorite and most listened to Dave's Pick so far. Is it possible that the fall 71 tour was every bit as great as the Europe 72 tour? I think maybe so. And the Yale Bowl 7/31/71 has long been a favorite. The Dark Star is so great and unique. It's the only Dark Star from summer 71 I've ever heard. And it sounds so different from the spring and fall 71 versions.

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