• January 19, 2011
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    Holy S#%*! It’s the COMPLETE Europe ’72 Box! On Over 60 Discs!

    $450.00
    Europe '72:
    The Complete Recordings


    Hey now! Due to overwhelming demand, surprising even those of us with huge faith in the Europe '72 project, the entire limited edition run of 7,200 boxed sets has sold out in less than 4 days. We thank you beyond words for your support and belief in this unprecedented and wonderful release.

    After lengthy discussions, we've decided we don't want to deprive anyone of this music, some of the finest the Grateful Dead ever performed. Of course, we're keeping to our promise that the boxed set and all of its accouterments will not be made available beyond these 7,200 boxed sets (and wait until you see the case in which the music is housed, the hard-bound coffee-table book, plus all of the other cool surprises we've been unearthing!). But, we're going to offer just the music, all 22 shows, more than 60 CDs, more than 70 hours of music, each show housed in its own packaging, for the same price as the boxed set, $450 including domestic shipping. Although perhaps not as cool as the boxed set, the bottom line is that the most important aspect of Europe '72: The Complete Recordings is going to be made available to all, the music.


    - David Lemieux


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    Because you dared dream this might happen one day… Because you went down to the Gypsy Woman and offered up your first-born to try to make it happen… Because there are enough passionate Dead Heads at Rhino/GD who thought it might be cool for this to happen… It’s happening! Coming in September is a gargantuan, beautifully designed EUROPE ’72 MEGA-BOX SET containing ALL 22 SHOWS of what is arguably the greatest tour the Grateful Dead ever played, on a whopping 60+ DISCS (over 70 hours of music!). Bet you didn’t see that comin’!

    Really, at this point we probably don’t need to lay on too much hype about how wonderful the music is: Chances are, if you’re even considering buying a copy of this stunning box, you already know how amazing the Dead’s tour of Europe in April and May of 1972 was. To review briefly, though, the Dead’s first tour outside of North America took them to all sorts of historic and unusual venues in England, Denmark, West Germany, France, Holland and even tiny Luxembourg. Many members of the Dead “family” came along on what was really an extended working vacation that was designed to both expose the Dead to new audiences and also reward the band for their unlikely conquest of America during the preceding two years. As a hedge against the costs of the nearly two-month trip, the Dead’s label, Warner Bros., paid for the band to lug around a 16-track recorder to capture the entire tour… and we’re glad they did!

    This was a band at the top of its game, still ascending in the wake of three straight hit albums — Workingman’s Dead, American Beauty and the live Grateful Dead (“Skull & Roses”). It had been a year since the lineup had gone to its single-drummer configuration, six months since Keith Godchaux had been broken in as the group’s exceptional pianist, and this marked the first tour to feature Donna Godchaux as a member of the touring band. There was a ton on new, unreleased material that came into the repertoire in the fall of ’71 (after “Skull & Roses” was out) and during the spring of ’72, including “Tennessee Jed,” “Jack Straw,” “Mexicali Blues,” “He’s Gone,” “Comes A Time,” “Ramble on Rose,” “One More Saturday Night,” “Black-Throated Wind,” “Looks Like Rain” and Pigpen’s “Chinatown Shuffle,” “The Stranger (Two Souls in Communion)” and “Mr. Charlie.” (Sadly, this was Pigpen’s final tour.) All those future classics were interspersed with songs from the aforementioned “hit” albums—such as “Uncle John’s Band,” “Brokedown Palace,” “Cumberland Blues,” “Casey Jones,” “Sugar Magnolia,” “Bertha,” “Not Fade Away,” et al — and then were topped off by loads of big jamming numbers — the Europe ’72 tour produced spectacular versions of “Dark Star,” “The Other One” “Playing in the Band,” “Truckin’,” “China Cat Sunflower” > “I Know You Rider,” “Good Lovin’,” “Lovelight” and even the early Pig chestnut “Caution.” And that’s leaving out a truckload of other tunes, too! There wasn’t a clunker show in the bunch, and many are acknowledged today as classics. No doubt you already have some favorites.

    Through the years, there have been a few releases of material from the Europe tour—starting with the 3-album Europe ’72 which knocked our socks off in the fall of that year, and followed many years later by material from a pair of German shows and the fantastic 4-CD Stepping Out, culled from the group’s eight shows in England. Incredibly, though, only one full show from the tour has come out previously: the excellent 4/24 concert in Dusseldorf, Germany, released as Rockin’ the Rhein in 2004.

    Until now, that is. Jeffrey Norman, who has been the primary mixer of Dead archival multi-track material for the past 15 years (Fillmore West ’69, Ladies and Gentlemen…, Rockin’ the Rhein, Nightfall of Diamonds, etc.) has spent many months toiling over the 16-track masters from the tour, and will continue working on the mixes through the Winter and Spring, employing the high-tech Plangent Processes transfer and restoration tools, trying to get every show to sound “just exactly perfect” (as Bob Weir says) for this release. You might think you’ve heard that intense “Dark Star” > “Sugar Mag” > “Caution” from Copenhagen, but I guarantee you’ve never heard it sound this alive! Mastering to HDCD specs is two-time Grammy-winning engineer David Glasser of Airshow Mastering. Needless to say, all the songs that turned up on previous Europe compilations will be appear in their proper show contexts, and in the case of songs from the Europe ’72 album, without overdubs that were added later (where possible).

    The packaging is, as you might expect, first rate. Each show is its own Digipak, with its own liner notes by top Dead scholars (including David Gans, Steve Silberman, and Nicholas Meriwether) and attendees of some of the concerts, and many never-before-seen photos. Additionally, there is an enormous book worthy of coffee table treatment featuring hundreds more photos and a comprehensive essay by yours truly (Blair Jackson). The box will also contain other memorabilia and ephemera from the tour.

    A rough sketch of the potential packaging.
    Check back soon for more product images.

    At $450, this clearly will not be a box for everyone. In fact, this individually numbered boxed set will be limited to orders placed with a maximum of 7,200 boxes produced. As a special bonus, the first 3,000 orders will receive a personalized copy. Due to the huge manufacturing costs (wait 'til you see it! We're doing something unlike any other boxed set release ever! It's exceptional!!), we need to hit 3,000 sales before we even go into production. If we don't reach 3,000 by April 1st, the boxed set won't be able to happen. This isn't a gun-to-your-head sales pitch. Rather, we want to be open with you about the realities of this release's massive scope and ambition.

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    So dig deep, raid the penny jar, take a weekend job at Jack-in-the-Box, beg your kindly ol’ grandma for some of your inheritance early… Yes, it’s an extravagance, but jeez, you (or your loved one) deserve it! This is way cool.

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$450.00
Europe '72:
The Complete Recordings


Hey now! Due to overwhelming demand, surprising even those of us with huge faith in the Europe '72 project, the entire limited edition run of 7,200 boxed sets has sold out in less than 4 days. We thank you beyond words for your support and belief in this unprecedented and wonderful release.

After lengthy discussions, we've decided we don't want to deprive anyone of this music, some of the finest the Grateful Dead ever performed. Of course, we're keeping to our promise that the boxed set and all of its accouterments will not be made available beyond these 7,200 boxed sets (and wait until you see the case in which the music is housed, the hard-bound coffee-table book, plus all of the other cool surprises we've been unearthing!). But, we're going to offer just the music, all 22 shows, more than 60 CDs, more than 70 hours of music, each show housed in its own packaging, for the same price as the boxed set, $450 including domestic shipping. Although perhaps not as cool as the boxed set, the bottom line is that the most important aspect of Europe '72: The Complete Recordings is going to be made available to all, the music.


- David Lemieux


Because you dared dream this might happen one day… Because you went down to the Gypsy Woman and offered up your first-born to try to make it happen… Because there are enough passionate Dead Heads at Rhino/GD who thought it might be cool for this to happen… It’s happening! Coming in September is a gargantuan, beautifully designed EUROPE ’72 MEGA-BOX SET containing ALL 22 SHOWS of what is arguably the greatest tour the Grateful Dead ever played, on a whopping 60+ DISCS (over 70 hours of music!). Bet you didn’t see that comin’!

Really, at this point we probably don’t need to lay on too much hype about how wonderful the music is: Chances are, if you’re even considering buying a copy of this stunning box, you already know how amazing the Dead’s tour of Europe in April and May of 1972 was. To review briefly, though, the Dead’s first tour outside of North America took them to all sorts of historic and unusual venues in England, Denmark, West Germany, France, Holland and even tiny Luxembourg. Many members of the Dead “family” came along on what was really an extended working vacation that was designed to both expose the Dead to new audiences and also reward the band for their unlikely conquest of America during the preceding two years. As a hedge against the costs of the nearly two-month trip, the Dead’s label, Warner Bros., paid for the band to lug around a 16-track recorder to capture the entire tour… and we’re glad they did!

This was a band at the top of its game, still ascending in the wake of three straight hit albums — Workingman’s Dead, American Beauty and the live Grateful Dead (“Skull & Roses”). It had been a year since the lineup had gone to its single-drummer configuration, six months since Keith Godchaux had been broken in as the group’s exceptional pianist, and this marked the first tour to feature Donna Godchaux as a member of the touring band. There was a ton on new, unreleased material that came into the repertoire in the fall of ’71 (after “Skull & Roses” was out) and during the spring of ’72, including “Tennessee Jed,” “Jack Straw,” “Mexicali Blues,” “He’s Gone,” “Comes A Time,” “Ramble on Rose,” “One More Saturday Night,” “Black-Throated Wind,” “Looks Like Rain” and Pigpen’s “Chinatown Shuffle,” “The Stranger (Two Souls in Communion)” and “Mr. Charlie.” (Sadly, this was Pigpen’s final tour.) All those future classics were interspersed with songs from the aforementioned “hit” albums—such as “Uncle John’s Band,” “Brokedown Palace,” “Cumberland Blues,” “Casey Jones,” “Sugar Magnolia,” “Bertha,” “Not Fade Away,” et al — and then were topped off by loads of big jamming numbers — the Europe ’72 tour produced spectacular versions of “Dark Star,” “The Other One” “Playing in the Band,” “Truckin’,” “China Cat Sunflower” > “I Know You Rider,” “Good Lovin’,” “Lovelight” and even the early Pig chestnut “Caution.” And that’s leaving out a truckload of other tunes, too! There wasn’t a clunker show in the bunch, and many are acknowledged today as classics. No doubt you already have some favorites.

Through the years, there have been a few releases of material from the Europe tour—starting with the 3-album Europe ’72 which knocked our socks off in the fall of that year, and followed many years later by material from a pair of German shows and the fantastic 4-CD Stepping Out, culled from the group’s eight shows in England. Incredibly, though, only one full show from the tour has come out previously: the excellent 4/24 concert in Dusseldorf, Germany, released as Rockin’ the Rhein in 2004.

Until now, that is. Jeffrey Norman, who has been the primary mixer of Dead archival multi-track material for the past 15 years (Fillmore West ’69, Ladies and Gentlemen…, Rockin’ the Rhein, Nightfall of Diamonds, etc.) has spent many months toiling over the 16-track masters from the tour, and will continue working on the mixes through the Winter and Spring, employing the high-tech Plangent Processes transfer and restoration tools, trying to get every show to sound “just exactly perfect” (as Bob Weir says) for this release. You might think you’ve heard that intense “Dark Star” > “Sugar Mag” > “Caution” from Copenhagen, but I guarantee you’ve never heard it sound this alive! Mastering to HDCD specs is two-time Grammy-winning engineer David Glasser of Airshow Mastering. Needless to say, all the songs that turned up on previous Europe compilations will be appear in their proper show contexts, and in the case of songs from the Europe ’72 album, without overdubs that were added later (where possible).

So dig deep, raid the penny jar, take a weekend job at Jack-in-the-Box, beg your kindly ol’ grandma for some of your inheritance early… Yes, it’s an extravagance, but jeez, you (or your loved one) deserve it! This is way cool.

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Read David Lemieux describing how the twenty-two shows would be arriving in a 15-16 lb. steamer trunk. September is going to be my birthday too!!!!!!!! And 7199 other folks :-) . Let's see, $450 divided by 16 lbs.=, wait, should I add the shipping charges before calculating this?
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Was "free" in the US, so calculate away (excellent birthday gift, btw, even if you're purchasing it for yourself). So $28 or so per pound, a little pricey for say, steak, but this box is more like caviar than steak, so absolutely a bargain! Any product liability insurance on the steamer box should I throw out my back lifting/carrying it to wherever I'm going to keep it? Time to invest in a hand truck to reduce the possibility of injury? Do I have any more stupid questions to ask to fill the time until it arrives? Answer to the last: I have way more stupid questions in my back pocket than there are discs in the discs in the set. And that's just my back pocket...
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end of August close enough!!!
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Now, assuming you mean the discs in your back rather than the 72 discs in the trunk, I don't think this is a stupid question. Assuming your employer (which you venerate highly) is providing you with your major medical, you need to attach a special rider to the policy for the two months of September and October (Don't count on them getting it out on time) that states thast whenever you are carrying around this 17+ lb steamer trunk, if your back goes or your forearms develop tendinitis or any other unforeseen health problem arises, you will be fully covered by a specialist without deductible who will offer treatment and pain medication with a least two refills. I can guarantee complete enjoyment with that clause, wherever you have to carry that trunk. Any other questions??
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David Lemieux said 15-16lb steamer trunk. I dropped Road Trips V4-#3 on the scale at the post office this morning. It read, "better get back to Tennessee Jed." Wait, thats what is playing. It said, 3.4oz. or 96.35grams. This being far to important to be left to a postal scale I proceeded to storage and dug out the triple beam. (Wow, this Dick's Picks 28 version of Tennessee Jed is sweet! Oh, I'm getting distracted.) Mr. Triple Beam said, 97.7grams for the 3cd Denver show in it's exquisite packaging. Using this as a basis for calculation I have arrived at 15.699lbs. for the 22 shows on 72 discs. Obviously that does not account for the weight of the steamer trunk and other gafargas. That leaves about 70 days to mid Sept, by my calculations. Now what? Maybe a pool. Closest guess to final delivery weight. Marye could be the grand poopah and weigh the final product at delivery.
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You know, it's going to take quite some time to go through all the discs, DVD(s?), and ephemera in the box... but I'll bet TPTB would like to know as soon as possible about any manufacturing problems with the discs & etc. We ought to crowdsource checking out the box contents-- as in, everyone with a surname ending in A immediately plays the first show (4-7 Wembly) when the box arrives, the B's play the second (4-8 Wembly), and so on down to the V's that immediately play 5-26 London. W's should immediately play the DVD, and XYZ's check out the book and whatever other goodies are included. If anyone finds a manufacturing defect, they report it here on dead.net. That way, we'll have dozens to hundreds of people playing each show right away so within a day or two everyone would be alerted if some disc(s) have manufacturing problems. Who's with me?
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On the other hand my calculations may have been 4.94lbs for the 22 shows on 72discs in their sleeves. Leaving 11lbs. for the steamer trunk etc. This clearly illustrates why someone who flunked algebra shouldn't attempt complicated calculations while drinking beer!
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If the steamer trunk itself weighs 16 lbs (presumably with all the other goodies besides the discs), what is weight of 72 discs? Add them together and you have one way of calculating. If the steamer trunk ITSELF weighs 16 lbs, without ANYTHING in it, the formula becomes: ST + G + Ds = Total Weight. I think that is the formula so my guess for the pool is 22 KILOS On the other hand, if somebody is trying to impress us, the whole freakin' product weighs: 16 pounds. Now, as for discs. They won't all be proofed. Get real, this is Rhino and while I don't know if they are using robots to stuff proofed discs into sleeves there is still a 99% chance there will be mistakes. I vote we all get a first class ticket to the factory and 2 nights in a hotel to stuff the sleeves ourselves and live with our own mistakes (except for the issue of a somehow corrupted disc that is imperceptible to the eye) Fair enough? Now everybody will begin a whole new phase of paranoia. 1, 2, 3 NOW~!
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are certainly a probability, but how long will it take to view and listen to 73 disks? If you listen to a show a day, that's about a month or so, do you make a list of defectiveness and report it all at once? or do you report as you discover? I can see in the future a number of defective discs that will have to be replaced, did they make enough for this if it were to happen? Will they just burn them as they are needed? Boy, talk about your paranoia. I think we will all get a little taste of what it was like to be on this tour, not only from the music but the sheer amount of energy and time it will take to digest these treasures.
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Does it include installation? Free installation would take care of any lifting issues I may have concerns about, at least until my wife decides that she doesn't "like it there," wherever "there" may be. I hadn't given much thought as to how long it's going to take to play through this box just once, except that it will take as long as it takes, and that plenty of recipients will get to the end way before I do. At the very least, on arrival I should visually inspect each disc for obvious flaws, wrong disc, etc, but that won't take care of any problems that cannot be seen...or stuff that I miss due to fatigue after inspecting, say, 50 of the suckers. I'll be counting on the postings here to direct me to possible issues...don't let me down!
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Jamming the awesome " Caution " posted tonight, this E72 is going to be playing at my house well into 2012, still cannot grasp the size of this release. Seems like the post have turned to possible defective CD's. I have received some bad discs over the years, the Winterland 73 release had a bad CD, it was replaced quickly. Also got a bad CD in a DP's many years ago, it too was replaced. I will do a full inventory when it arrives, should take a few hours while I'm jamming the first show. Keep it simple America, jam on! Coconut Phil, living Free.
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I don't even care that I don't get the limited edition extras if I can still get all of the music from this tour.
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Does listening to the whole box set quicker than others make you more of a Deadhead? And if so, should i invest in a stopwatch? Just wondering.
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...what percentage of of the first 3200-7200 will get everything promised in pristine condition.It's not a question of speed unless they lay one on us. We should have at least 30 days to visually inspect all items and then one year to inspect the music (skipping, warping, cracked, double siscs with the same label etc.) Who knows, maybe they'll give us UNLIMITED TME. Wouldn't that be kind??
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With classical music on it, right package, right label, wrong music. Just imagine, if you will, headphones on expecting to hear "Estimated" when something very NOT "Estimated" began to play. Having entered a music Twilight Zone, I spent a few minutes not quite comprehending what was happening, all the while still listening to whatever it was that was on the disc. So to Gonzo's point, getting through these discs isn't going to happen in a flash, and you never really know what it is that you might find lurking in a corner here or there.
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To put your mind at ease the Grateful Dead will mail you a disc if it's defective without asking if it's a problem they heard from a large amount of people of course...one time i received 2 discs of the same volume and it was 6 months later and they sent me a new disc...so they're not unreasonable of course on the other side of the coin you don't want to help out people who are trying to get over...i used to sell books and 9 out of 10 times it was a college kid saying he never received a book and wanted a refund...so that tells me they weren't always telling the truth...if your trying to get over and getting something free there's someone else your disadvantaging...i know you say it costs maybe 10$ to make a box set why sell it for 450$ and it could be true but there's people who need to eat...and even though it's alot of money which it certainly is it's still good value because the music is that good...and there's plenty of places to listen to dead shows at no cost and it's pretty much okayed by the dead...so when it comes time to pay the band some $$$$ for the joy they gave it's always worth it...and i'm not workin for the dead in anyway...how many bands would you even want to hear their live shows beyond just a few?? Not too many i persume...i can't believe September is in sight...once August is here you can then say next month...$$$$ wise i'm not doing that good this year but i'll find a way, this is probably one of the few things that keeps me alive.
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Hopefully there will be no defective discs in either deluxe limited edition or the music only edition. 100% perfect. Back in late January when this project was announced and orders were being taken -- correctly -- September 2011 seemed a long while off, it's now the end of the first week in August and in about 30 days or so from now the first of these big boxes should be shipping out. Seems just like yesterday... This box set is one of the highlights of the year for me.
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you know I really do not like the cover art we are seeing. The ice cream kid was a great gag for Europe 72. But for 22 albums, all with some kind of European stereotype theme? Hmmmm. I would have preferred something more original and innovative. In the end of course its the contents I am interested in and I can hardly wait!
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a whole month of posts has been deleted from this thread. From July 7 > August 6.
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Were there posts here that are gone? I check this thread pretty regularly and until today, the Tony is Dead post about the E72 keeping him alive was the last in the thread. Looked to me like the thread was dead for a month...
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So lemme ask a question: I've received an email about how at some point in the near future The Powers That Be will do that "fake transaction" thing for the payment on the box set to verify there's enough money in the account, then do the transaction for real within the following week. My bank has daily limits on debit card transactions for security reasons and to make sure neither the fake nor real transactions get rejected I will need to raise my daily limit for some period of time to cover the box set cost plus whatever other transactions I may have during those days. So here's the question: Will we get any advance notification that TPTB are going to be doing the account verification activities during a specific time period? Not liking having to jump through all these payment hoops, hope this was a one-time scheme. I know this is a pricey item but I've bought other pricey items and it wasn't this big of a hassle.
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After Tony_is_dead posted on July 7th, 2011, nobody had anything to say. I had some ideas, but waited for someone else to post. I broke the silence. There was nothing wrong at www.dead.net at the time, it's just that nobody had anything to add to this thread for a month.In about a month from now....
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The Europe 72 Complete Recordings could have been a Series, like From The Vault, Dick's Picks, Download Series, Road Trips. More like the From The Vault Series, because multi-track tapes are used as the source, unlike the DPs, RTs, DLs, which were and are from 2 track sources. And like the other releases, several issues per year. It probably would have kept the whining about the price down a bit, and more time for Jeffery Norman to make a finer mix of these shows. As for the book and some of the other goodies, print them up as well, and sell them seperately, thru dead.net. The steamer trunk - forget about it. Probably this idea, or something similar, was brought up by TPTB in the early planning stages of this project.
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First off I think a round of applause for the idea ofreleasing the RT4.4 in August. But I'm still jonesin' for the 73 to come The three tease/puzzle releases were cool (Guess these are a preview of the artwork ?) And the updates from the mixing sessions - Very Jerry but I'm still jonesin' So since it's about three weeks (give or take) til we hear something. Maybe a countdown clock 20 days 15 hours 10 minutes 5 seconds til launch time or I'll just keep X in' out the days on the deadcalendar The Sky Was Yellow And The Sun Was Blue People Stopping Strangers Just To Shake Their Hand.
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I'm sure that there was some debate a few weeks ago on these pages about postage to locations outside the US. Probably, on the pages that seem to have disappeared. Like all non-US customers I guess, I just paid the standard $85 for USPS Priority International Shipping, knowing that I would probably, in addition, have to pay Import Tax at this end. But did I understand from these pages that I might get reemed for another charge from a specific US courier for delivery to the UK, which I would have to pay on delivery?? If so, is there any advice anyone could offer as to what to so for the best? I've got no problem with the $85 or likely Import Tax, but don't want to be paying a seperate, second lot of effectively postage costs. Cheers
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see the posts in the other topic, but from what I understand from other folks in the UK, the issues seem to arise with UPS, not USPS.
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kinda like being a kid and counting down to Xmas. It's 5:30 in the morning, I'm looking at the calendar thinking, "This is a stupid month to have 31 days in it!" :-) :-) ;-)
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I received an e-mail a little while ago from Dead.net telling me that they would soon start confirming payment methods, just a nice way of saying, you better have your end squared away. In this economy, I'll bet some will not be able to meet the payment, so a few boxes may come available. I can only imagine what one of these boxes will go for in a few years, we may see come Deadhead walk into the Pawn Stars shop and nab 3500.00, only 7200 on the planet, its possible. I'm glad we are getting closer, soon we all will be talking about the music, what it really has been about all along. Coconut Phil, living Free.
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...looks like they might even beat September, if they're starting the checks this Friday and shipping within seven days of successful preauthorization. I like this part too: "If this pre-authorization fails or there are any issues with your bankcard, a Dead.net customer service representative will reach out to you. We will work with you over the next few weeks to ensure a successful completion of your transaction and shipment of your order." That's cool :) So excited, got the happy feet!
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As the final days of anticpation wind to a close and we gladly move into the musical commentary portion of the e-vent, I only have this to addChina Cat and Jack Straw were truckin' along in the morning dew when Ramblin' Rose and Tennessee Jed drove up and said "It's Hard to Handle but One More Saturday Night and you'll be Two Souls In Communion and the only thing worse is the Cumberland Blues, now He's Gone and you win again so I know you rider and Next time I See You well Sugar Magnolia knows. The Sky Was Yellow And The Sun Was Blue People Stopping Strangers Just To Shake Their Hand.
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...that if one of these numbered box sets were ever stolen would the number be tied to an order and therefore the original purchaser? So if my house gets robbed and then I see box set #7200 for sale on fleabay could I call the fuzz and lay some shakedown on the seller?
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Not all pre-auths are out there yet, don't fret. If you have credit card issues, NOW is the time to resolve them. I had an issue and got it resolved. Did it really resolve? I guess we'll found out soon enough....
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LOL got up early to get to the bank before the Left Coasters woke up to make sure my transaction limit was OK, turns out it's been high enough all along. *Yawn* I can see this being a good day for an afternoon nap.
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Capital One just called to confirm the charge from dead.net (she was a little hesitant-sounding when she said the company name) was not fraudulent. Shipping must be coming soon!!
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I just checked my Visa online, it has a pending 450.00 charge, maybe we are getting this fairly soon. The long wait will soon be over, seems like the year has just flown by fast. We will soon be in possession of the greatest release in world history. Jam on! Coconut Phil, living Free.
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I checked my account online a couple times at work today, and the auth hadn't come through. Now that I want to check it again at home, I'm getting a password error. (I've got the auto fill-in on at work, and obviously the password's not what I thought it was.) Dang, do I go into the office to check, or wait for Monday?!?!?!?!
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Gave the password one more shot, got in, and my auth is there!!!!!! Super cool! May have to plan to talk a week's vacation here shortly. ;-) Mary-- any idea if TPTB will send out a "track my package" link to us when our orders are shipped?
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I don't think USPS has tracking. UPS might.
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ask customer service on that one, because I'm not sure what flavor of USPS they're using!
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Looked at the email from a few days ago saying that the pre-auths would start on August 19, and right there it says "Within seven days... we will ship your order... A shipment confirmation email, with tracking information, will be sent at that time."
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step by step, inch by inch,as the sea laps against the shore as the wind grinds against the mountains as the solar gales flay the planets as the sound surrounds the soul we wait with baited breath until the time is come and the song is sung and the tune will out so with much ado we bid you ado so go and do that voodoo that you do so well ! The Sky Was Yellow And The Sun Was Blue People Stopping Strangers Just To Shake Their Hand.
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You should copy and post in poet's corner thread on this site, though I see the relevance here.
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so wellthat you do that voodoo so go and do we bid you ado so with much ado and the tune will out and the song is sung until the time is come we wait with baited breath as the sound surrounds the soul as the solar gales flay the planets as the wind grinds against the mountains as the sea laps against the shore step by step, inch by inch Sorry, sorry, I was really feeling the inch by inch thing. My card hasn't been dinged yet and it's like eternity has inhaled and I'm waiting for it to exhale
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Everybody say primate.PRIMATE ! Everybody say Oh NO OH NO ain't nothin' but a thing Piece by piece, note by note ring by string, rung by tongue rote by dope, stroke by hope Many come to be, many stay to see those who would but could those who won't but don't be the one You Are The Sky Was Yellow And The Sun Was Blue People Stopping Strangers Just To Shake Their Hand.
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  • I Woke Today
    1 year 7 months ago
    Is the "All the Music Edition" still available

    besides looking at the resale sites, are the All the music edition of Europe '72 still available on the Dead website for purchase?

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    Gergg
    1 year 10 months ago
    What to hear after this

    I've been neck deep in this box for a month and its awesome. I'm pretty close to hearing the whole tour but have lost track to be honest. If I wanted to dig this deep into another batch of Dead that would represent the band's next step in their development after the 72 tour what would it be?

  • marye
    2 years 3 months ago
    alas no
    these were all snapped up years ago, though you may find someone willing to part with theirs.