30 Days of Dead

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As far as miracles go, November is bountiful. That's right, we're making miracles every day of the month and hoping to fire up your trusty synapses while we're at it.

Each day, we will be giving away an unreleased Grateful Dead track from the vault, selected by Dead archivist David Lemieux. And we're going to put your knowledge to the test with a chance to win prizes, not to mention bragging rights in the community.

So let's get to it, shall we?

You know your Ables from your Bakers from your C's, but can your finely tuned ears differentiate the cosmic "comeback" tour from a spacey 70 show? Each day we'll post a free download from one of the Dead's coveted shows. Will it be from that magical night at Madison Square Garden in '93 or from way back when they were just starting to warm it up at Winterland? Is that Pigpen's harmonica we hear? Brent on keys? Step right up and try your hand all November long.

Guess the venue and date correctly and you'll be automatically entered to win the prize of the day - a 2021 Grateful Dead Wall Calendar. Each day a winner will be selected at random, so take your time and make your best guess! Answer correctly, and you will also be automatically entered to win the Grand Prize - a copy of our June 1976 boxed set.

Today's Song
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A perfect way to send people home after a wonderful night of music, or 30 days of great songs…
day30_n98h4ixgwa_brokedown_palace.mp3

30 Days Of Dead

30 DAYS OF DEAD

Thank you for participating. You can download and enjoy all of this year’s 30 Days Of Dead tracks below.
day1_sjr23lykxlg1mfdn.mp3
https://www.dead.net/30daysofdead/nov-01-2020
Jack-A-Roe
1 Jack-A-Roe
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day2_y13ndhj641cd2l4n.mp3
https://www.dead.net/30daysofdead/nov-02-2020
Looks Like Rain
2 Looks Like Rain
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day3_vhcuxua236uqu5j.mp3
https://www.dead.net/30daysofdead/nov-03-2020
Never Trust A Woman
3 Never Trust A Woman
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day4_mx7bwlpz5hv3nit_bird_song.mp3
https://www.dead.net/30daysofdead/nov-04-2020
Bird Song
4 Bird Song
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day5_trcgtcy1io2dq5c_friend_of_the_devil.mp3
https://www.dead.net/30daysofdead/nov-05-2020
Friend Of The Devil
5 Friend Of The Devil
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day6_o64d7yivd6wyg6t_little_sadie.mp3
https://www.dead.net/30daysofdead/nov-06-2020
Little Sadie
6 Little Sadie
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day7_2uz6qhxz0z1nvl9_ship_of_fools.mp3
https://www.dead.net/30daysofdead/nov-07-2020
Ship Of Fools
7 Ship Of Fools
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day8_3qxve6vm61_stella_blue.mp3
https://www.dead.net/30daysofdead/nov-08-2020
Stella Blue
8 Stella Blue
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day9_xdjx2g7ngl_feel_like_a_stranger.mp3
https://www.dead.net/30daysofdead/nov-09-2020
Feel Like A Stranger
9 Feel Like A Stranger
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day10_za0cxyq9fq_hes_gone.mp3
https://www.dead.net/30daysofdead/nov-10-2020
He's Gone
10 He's Gone
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day11_uvvcu6mm7y_casey_jones.mp3
https://www.dead.net/30daysofdead/nov-11-2020
Casey Jones
11 Casey Jones
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day12_46sb3no49w_playing_in_the_band.mp3
https://www.dead.net/30daysofdead/nov-12-2020
Playing In The Band
12 Playing In The Band
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day13_e4blktmapv_here_comes_sunshine.mp3
https://www.dead.net/30daysofdead/nov-13-2020
Here Comes Sunshine
13 Here Comes Sunshine
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day14_jb8ca4kx3e_shakedown_street.mp3
https://www.dead.net/30daysofdead/nov-14-2020
Shakedown Street>Bertha
14 Shakedown Street>Bertha
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day15_vd59498ciz_hell_in_a_bucket.mp3
https://www.dead.net/30daysofdead/nov-15-2020
Hell In A Bucket>Sugaree
15 Hell In A Bucket>Sugaree
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day16_izuce82nst_dark_star.mp3
https://www.dead.net/30daysofdead/nov-16-2020
Dark Star
16 Dark Star
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day17_drhk5vtmkq_shakedown_street.mp3
https://www.dead.net/30daysofdead/nov-17-2020
Shakedown Street>Estimated Prophet>Eyes Of The World
17 Shakedown Street>Estimated Prophet>Eyes Of The World
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day18_ojh8bys3la_jackaroe.mp3
https://www.dead.net/30daysofdead/nov-18-2020
Truckin'>Terrapin Station
18 Truckin'>Terrapin Station
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day19_neb4ddf11o_thatsit.mp3
https://www.dead.net/30daysofdead/nov-19-2020
That's It For The Other One>Main Time
19 That's It For The Other One>Main Time
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day20_3gm0nfigld_feel_like_a_stranger.mp3
https://www.dead.net/30daysofdead/nov-20-2020
Feel Like A Stranger>They Love Each Other
20 Feel Like A Stranger>They Love Each Other
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day21_pe28x7o2ir_eyes_of_the_world.mp3
https://www.dead.net/30daysofdead/nov-21-2020
Eyes Of The World (Outtake)
21 Eyes Of The World (Outtake)
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day22_v39k07bn78_loser_playingintheband.mp3
https://www.dead.net/30daysofdead/nov-22-2020
Loser>Playing In The Band
22 Loser>Playing In The Band
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day23_ix5imyolqs_eyes_of_the_world.mp3
https://www.dead.net/30daysofdead/nov-23-2020
Eyes Of The World>Fire On The Mountain
23 Eyes Of The World>Fire On The Mountain
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day24_03r3dsvi3k_crazy_fingers.mp3
https://www.dead.net/30daysofdead/nov-24-2020
Crazy Fingers (Rehearsal)
24 Crazy Fingers (Rehearsal)
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day25_o0qvzmh81b_let_it_grow.mp3
https://www.dead.net/30daysofdead/nov-25-2020
Let It Grow>Don't Ease Me In
25 Let It Grow>Don't Ease Me In
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day26_okt6g2tfx7_blackthroated_wind.mp3
https://www.dead.net/30daysofdead/nov-26-2020
Black-Throated Wind
26 Black-Throated Wind
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day27_yetwnk3j0l_sugar_magnolia.mp3
https://www.dead.net/30daysofdead/nov-27-2020
Sugar Magnolia>Scarlet Begonias>Fire On The Mountain
27 Sugar Magnolia>Scarlet Begonias>Fire On The Mountain
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day28_29m0uan1cz_uncle_johns_band.mp3
https://www.dead.net/30daysofdead/nov-28-2020
Uncle John's Band
28 Uncle John's Band
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day29_2qa64jz9pl_china_cat_sunflower.mp3
https://www.dead.net/30daysofdead/nov-29-2020
China Cat Sunflower>I Know You Rider
29 China Cat Sunflower>I Know You Rider
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day30_n98h4ixgwa_brokedown_palace.mp3
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Brokedown Palace
30 Brokedown Palace
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1040 comments

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    dougbr1ne
    5 months 1 week ago
    Thank you! Sweet songs and good night...

    What a great time as usual. Loved every minute. Thank you all for making this happen!

    I had to get the Phil and Bobby fills just right in the first 1 to 3 minutes to determine this one.

  • Ralpho711
    5 months 1 week ago
    Awesome closer...

    for a month of great music! Can't wait for next year. Will definitely be revisiting the source for todays nugget. Best wishes to all in the new year!

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    Bundubush
    5 months 1 week ago
    Thanks for another 30 days

    Ending it with another winner and used the 2019 cues in the feedback to lock it down. Can't ever lose at this but ...

  • m-skjellyfetti
    5 months 1 week ago
    Sad Day/Happy Day

    Thank you Dave and Co for another grate month of fun and discovery. Aside, 30 DoD lifers may recall that Dave shared a selection from this Brokedown show with us many years ago.
    I always love the 'banter' that takes place in comments each day, especially amongst all of us 'Usual Suspects'.
    Sad that it's the final curtain for this years 30 DOD, yet happy celebrating the birthday of my lovely bride of 36 years, and today being the final day of hurricane season (so they say)! Wishing everyone a safe, fun and grateful 2021.
    Keep the mother rollin....!

  • Gleenco
    5 months 1 week ago
    Well that was fun!

    Once again, more fun than a frog in a glass of milk.
    Thanks to everyone for putting this together.
    And here's hoping the new year's a damn sight better than the last for everyone.
    Cheers!

Yesterday's answer...
East Rutherford, NJ, Brendan Byrne Arena
From opening night of the Dead's five night stand at Brendan Byrne, this "China>Rider" is quite a bit longer than most versions from this era, with lots of MIDI fun along the way.
Yesterday's Winner...
Drew
Tucson
AZ

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