30 Days of Dead

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As the young folks like to say, it’s time to flex your Grateful Dead knowledge and take home a high-quality MP3 download every day in November while you are at it. 30 days of unreleased Grateful Dead tracks from the vault, selected by Dead archivist and producer David Lemieux? Yes, please! The tracks are yours, no strings attached, but we hope you’ll stick around for the chance to win some sweet swag from the Dead.

If you don’t know what we’re on about, here’s the deal:

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's 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 and win prizes to boot.

This year’s GRAND PRIZE will be a copy of the numbered, limited-edition boxed set LISTEN TO THE RIVER: ST. LOUIS '71 '72 '73. Daily winners will take home a 2022 Grateful Dead Calendar.

Hint:
A huge classic, plus two newer songs released just 10 days earlier
day30_4d8565wnd62q3tv_dark_star.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_fkpn91bu0tqk15m_Bird_Song_Jack_Straw.mp3
https://www.dead.net/30daysofdead/nov-01-2021
Bird Song, Jack Straw
1 Bird Song, Jack Straw
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day2_r9jzuirrze9a1qj_Bertha.mp3
https://www.dead.net/30daysofdead/nov-02-2021
Bertha
2 Bertha
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day3_093lc3hm6ua12ln_Scarlet_Begonias_Fire_On_The_Mountain.mp3
https://www.dead.net/30daysofdead/nov-03-2021
Scarlet Begonias>Fire On The Mountain
3 Scarlet Begonias>Fire On The Mountain
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day4_kd61q0bm3t8fc4e_Loose_Lucy_Black_Throated_Wind.mp3
https://www.dead.net/30daysofdead/nov-04-2021
Loose Lucy, Black-Throated Wind
4 Loose Lucy, Black-Throated Wind
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day5_puemjcj79mpk8vg_Box_of_Rain.mp3
https://www.dead.net/30daysofdead/nov-05-2021
Box of Rain
5 Box of Rain
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day6_jjin9j9li36h57s_direwolf_mybrotheresau.mp3
https://www.dead.net/30daysofdead/nov-06-2021
Dire Wolf, My Brother Esau
6 Dire Wolf, My Brother Esau
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day7_kbfz9gaih2oyt1m_playingintheband.mp3
https://www.dead.net/30daysofdead/nov-07-2021
Playing In The Band
7 Playing In The Band
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day8_ei0pr1x8b8zh9m6_wharfrat.mp3
https://www.dead.net/30daysofdead/nov-08-2021
Wharf Rat
8 Wharf Rat
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day9_tfrk5mbisf8p0ew_mississippihalfstep.mp3
https://www.dead.net/30daysofdead/nov-09-2021
Mississippi Half-Step Uptown Toodeloo
9 Mississippi Half-Step Uptown Toodeloo
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day10_u9xg8ahwc9z5xuo_feel_like_a_stranger.mp3
https://www.dead.net/30daysofdead/nov-10-2021
Feel Like A Stranger
10 Feel Like A Stranger
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day11_jnvtlci3rc9pm40_cold_rain_and_snow.mp3
https://www.dead.net/30daysofdead/nov-11-2021
Cold Rain and Snow
11 Cold Rain and Snow
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day12_7k4bi2ccifo5nxf_help_on_the_way.mp3
https://www.dead.net/30daysofdead/nov-12-2021
Help On The Way>Slipknot>Franklin's Tower
12 Help On The Way>Slipknot>Franklin's Tower
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day13_grhjnxskg2tyu01_hes_gone.mp3
https://www.dead.net/30daysofdead/nov-13-2021
He's Gone>The Other One
13 He's Gone>The Other One
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day14_edtvavregckuxyf_cumberlandblues.mp3
https://www.dead.net/30daysofdead/nov-14-2021
Cumberland Blues
14 Cumberland Blues
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day15_zarrefzq2c497vj_estimatedprophet.mp3
https://www.dead.net/30daysofdead/nov-15-2021
Estimated Prophet>Crazy Fingers
15 Estimated Prophet>Crazy Fingers
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day16_30l21nb7zc9wekh_stagger_lee.mp3
https://www.dead.net/30daysofdead/nov-16-2021
Stagger Lee
16 Stagger Lee
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day17_0y530mc1oxtrxtv_looks_like_rain.mp3
https://www.dead.net/30daysofdead/nov-17-2021
Looks Like Rain, Box Of Rain, He's Gone
17 Looks Like Rain, Box Of Rain, He's Gone
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day18_5muptmtr8h9oiwh_touch_of_grey.mp3
https://www.dead.net/30daysofdead/nov-18-2021
Touch Of Grey, New Minglewood Blues, Ramble On Rose
18 Touch Of Grey, New Minglewood Blues, Ramble On Rose
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day19_7eg1esegzr83mgs_blow_away.mp3
https://www.dead.net/30daysofdead/nov-19-2021
Blow Away
19 Blow Away
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day20_sr34nyeu3vh5cq4__scarlet_begonias.mp3
https://www.dead.net/30daysofdead/nov-20-2021
Scarlet Begonias
20 Scarlet Begonias
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day21_ct2ej6beqxf5lmk_high_time.mp3
https://www.dead.net/30daysofdead/nov-21-2021
High Time
21 High Time
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day22_5b3gc3gxi3x5kvl_peggyo.mp3
https://www.dead.net/30daysofdead/nov-22-2021
Peggy-O
22 Peggy-O
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day23_24e4h46wbon8x1s_thewheel_terrapinstation.mp3
https://www.dead.net/30daysofdead/nov-23-2021
The Wheel>Terrapin Station
23 The Wheel>Terrapin Station
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day24_zecwkqwqd743tzg_saint_of_circumstance_deal.mp3
https://www.dead.net/30daysofdead/nov-24-2021
Lost Sailor>Saint Of Circumstance>Deal
24 Lost Sailor>Saint Of Circumstance>Deal
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day25_8278mgh3cn5hab7_stellablue.mp3
https://www.dead.net/30daysofdead/nov-25-2021
Stella Blue
25 Stella Blue
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day26_i7i2z8562dbp7dm_playing_in_the_band_china_doll_jam.mp3
https://www.dead.net/30daysofdead/nov-26-2021
Playing In The Band>China Doll>Jam
26 Playing In The Band>China Doll>Jam
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day27_imc22fv0wjeerfy_far_from_me.mp3
https://www.dead.net/30daysofdead/nov-27-2021
Far From Me
27 Far From Me
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day28_jkheap70fyciviu_cassidy_tennesee_jed.mp3
https://www.dead.net/30daysofdead/nov-28-2021
Cassidy, Tennessee Jed
28 Cassidy, Tennessee Jed
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day29_ox1k9l5qw8vnh2r_weatherreportsuite.mp3
https://www.dead.net/30daysofdead/nov-29-2021
Weather Report Suite
29 Weather Report Suite
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day30_4d8565wnd62q3tv_dark_star.mp3
https://www.dead.net/30daysofdead/nov-30-2021
Dark Star>Eyes Of The World>Stella Blue
30 Dark Star>Eyes Of The World>Stella Blue
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1218 comments

  • But I'll still…
    5 days ago
    Fare thee well....

    Mama, mama, many worlds I've come
    Since I first left home...

    Thanks Dave and everyone...hard to believe it's been 30 days...what a show this would be!

    Take care everyone, be safe and see you a little further on down the road.....

  • CasCanDew
    5 days ago
    so glad to be here

    I'm way behind the digital times and only discovered this wonderful event this year, but I truly enjoyed every day and hope that November 2022 brings similar joy and community. Thank you Dave and company! And all you listeners and commenters too. Peace

  • falcstubs
    5 days 4 hours ago
    happy new years Merry Christmas

    Thank you Dave for your work on the 30 days songs, all have happy winter holidays!!!

  • falcstubs
    5 days 4 hours ago
    30 days 2021

    Awesome last day jam some of my favs

  • opeelipsky
    5 days 4 hours ago
    There's nothing you can hold for very long

    30 Days, come and gone, my oh my
    Seems like all this month was just a dream
    Shall we go ,and live no particular way but our own
    Huge thanks again to David! Wish it was 365 Days of Dead.
    Merry Christmas & Happy New Year all!

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El Paso, TX, County Coliseum
"Weather Report Suite" was a rare song in the Dead's career that debuted live after it had been recorded and mixed for the studio album on which it would appear (Wake Of The Flood). They played the entire suite from September 1973 to October 1974, and then dropped the first two parts of the suite when they returned to the road in 1976
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