Days Of Dead

The Music Never Stopped
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The first single from a somewhat unexpected Grateful Dead studio album, this song stuck around for almost 20 years, often closing first sets
day11_5vbr1elzfmgjpve_music_never_stopped.mp3
Rosemont, IL, Rosemont Horizon Arena
The Music Never Stopped was released as a single in 1975, and was a bit of self-reflective John Barlow-penned song. Bob had worked with Robert Hunter on a song called Hollywood Cantata, whose lyrics were scrapped in favour of Barlow's words
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  • woodro69
    10 months 2 weeks ago
    The fields are full of dancing....

    Full of singing and romancing, 'Cause the music never stopped!

    Thank you Dave.

    Thank you Grateful Dead.

  • geododge
    10 months 2 weeks ago
    Pretty Easy

    It's all about the date!

  • dougbr1ne
    10 months 2 weeks ago
    Intro Outro...

    .... All about the intro and the outro. That helped me. Very clean board sound. Keyboard sounds like a phone ringing at one point. The woo-oos are pretty good. 11 for 11 on 11/11. Two too.

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The first single from a somewhat unexpected Grateful Dead studio album, this song stuck around for almost 20 years, often closing first sets
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The Music Never Stopped

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how long we been doing this and i'm still learning new ways to figure it out. my resources (no deadbase here) were not helping and even breezed through relisten to check missing dates and looked right passed it. but now i know another new technique when things are not going exactly right. congrats to the ones who figured it out in time. you should all get a calander. at least today was an easy one, which the old ego needed after my first miss since the wake of the flood session spectacle of day 21 2020. saw a lot of shows at this particular place, but not this particular year. This show has a nice little hidden nug, one of my favorites. can't say more about it without too big a hint.

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without a clue from DBX and setlist, I had to do the 'door to door' search for the Bird
but knowing the year minimized bumbling and stumbling around....
this Band Beyond Description version was a quick find
Thanks to all our Veterans...
Remember those who gave their lives for our Freedoms

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Shocked that people had a tough time yesterday. I found it in about 5 minutes. Was super duper easy.

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So, I had the right year but my deadbase 50yr didnt had that show listed.....bummer. TIL that I need to look around a lttle harder

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I Have no idea

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After listening to the same 10 Bird Songs over and over yesterday, today's selection was simple. Guitar effects and recording methods were the tipoff for the year. After yesterday I poked around for some additional resources and found a couple that I can't wait to put to use. Loving November!

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After yesterday's search-fest, this was, indeed, a piece of cake. The tone of the guitar was the key for me. And turns out I was at this show. Careful on the venue choices.

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I can’t believe I missed it yesterday……Rookie mistake!
I’m a cotton headed ninny muggins!

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Won the lottery on this one. First show I listened to. Was at this show, many stories to tell. Was briefly arrested, totally ridiculous bored cops. Ended up not missing a note. All started with me holding up copies of "The Emperor Wears No Clothes" by Jack Herer that I was selling. Next thing you know their busting into our hotel room. Tried so desperately to bust us for something at one point holding up blank tapes and yelling "what are these for?!!" Ahh... taping the show a-hole.

Love Phil's bass sound he had for a year or so around this time. Not my all time favorite sound from him but still. It's like you got your ear right up to the strings and you can just hear the metal being plucked by the pick. Probably not for everybody.

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There seems to be a beat now, I can hear it in my ears now.
Certainly a rainbow full of sound in this Music.
Lord David’s setting us on fire.
Come on and clap your hands, for the 30 Days!

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Don't trust, verify. If you listen to *every* "Bird Song" of a certain era that a website offers you, and you cannot find the correct one, then use a second website to verify your information. Lesson learned; I am going to give myself an asterisk for that one since I actually *didn't* miss it from those that I listened to, lol. (Argh. Still upset with myself.)

"The Music Never Stopped" went better; found that one working backwards.

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My site for searching songs within shows failed me and didn't list yesterday's show...oh well!

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Be careful looking to me for help... but I heard piano... but I didn't hear Donna... so I'm like... who played "piano" with them post 1979?

I could only think of one guy. Narrowed it down for me.

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It took a wee longer than I expected but from a venue where I saw one of my first shows but quite a bit later. Anyone ever read the rules of the game? Gotta delve Furthur!

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As many mentioned, I do have an Excel spreadsheet that is helpful for keeping track of all previous 30 Days and sometimes finding the answer to current selections. Send me a DM with your email and I'll forward it on to you now or if you want, I can send it at the end of the season so it'll be completed. My hope by the end of this year is to convert it over to a google sheet so it's online for all. By the way, how's things in your town?

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To the team at jerrybase. use it year round but the advanced search in november makes life a lot easier.

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Happy Birthday!
And a grateful salute to all Veterans!

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much appreciated

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Under Bird Song, this show wasn't listed. Went right from 2/24 - 4/17. Never assume that Deadbase is right, either! I should have double-checked when I hit 1972 with nothing even close.

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DEADBASE is missing way too many setlists from the early days (even as late as Sept 73) either blank or incomplete, so you can’t just depend on the EVERY TIME PLAYED lists- the Bucknell show had a partial set list, but did not have the BIRD SONG, so it wasn’t in the ETP list. Gotta look up those shows on a more up-to-date source.

Another thing I found interesting is that the songs from the 7/27/73 Watkins Glen “Soundcheck” are NOT included in the ETP lists. Nor, understandably, are other “special” gigs, such as TV appearances, or a few other acoustic gigs which did not include the entire band. So, will we ever get one of those? Only the VaultMaster knows for sure!

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I've been using herbibot's song search and was able to find the Bird Song's existence through it.

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was easier than i thought it would be, finally a hometown show (or close enough)! It's a rockin' version to keep me rockin' 11 for 11

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The problem with DB50 is that it's not one cohesive reference. It's 2 different books lashed together with none of the info shared between the two. The show in question definitely is in there (just double checked) but it's in the front section which are all the updates since the last edition. None of those shows, however, are included in any of the stats in the second part (DB XI). In that regard, DB50 is sorta useless.

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This track started a little disjointed, but quickly fell into step and finished with aplomb. I seriously thought it was a show from a little later that tour(which was one of the few I was lucky enough to be at), but I'm glad I didn't settle and kept looking. I'd forgotten all about this gem so I'll definitely be listening through most or all the rest of the show as well. Especially since the last track really fits the theme of the day, and there are other surprises within.

Thanks, I'm feeling better by the minute.

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Had to listen to a couple of these. All great, thanks Dave!

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I 1sr heard this show on a Dead Hour and quickly got the tapes. High levels on the bootlegs and Jerry playin' his shiney black guitar w/ the Lightnin' Bolt. Good stuff. Keep em' comin'

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.... All about the intro and the outro. That helped me. Very clean board sound. Keyboard sounds like a phone ringing at one point. The woo-oos are pretty good. 11 for 11 on 11/11. Two too.

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It's all about the date!

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