• October 22, 2007
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    October 22- October 28, 2007
    This week we have some music from 1968, 1982 and 1984

    First up this week, from 9/23/82 in New Haven, we have the magnificent closing twosome of Althea-Let It Grow. This space is getting hot, indeed. Drawn from the cassette master on the final big tour before Healy began recording to Beta PCM digital tapes in December, 1982.

    Next we’ll jump back a little ways to 1968, to the Greek Theatre in Berkeley. This would be the Grateful Dead’s final show at the Greek until 1981, but thankfully they made a habit of it throughout the 1980s. From this cool little show in 1968, we have the opening Pigpen twofer, Good Morning Little Schoolgirl-Lovelight. You’ll notice we faded out early in the third song, but worry not, as we plan to have more of this show later in the year on the Tapers Section. There’s a bit of a buzz on the right channel which mostly disappears by Lovelight. Regardless, the music’s certainly worth a listen.

    Moving ahead 15 years to 1983, we have the second-set opener from 10/21/83 in Worcester, Mass. This is a nice Scarlet Begonias>Fire On The Mountain. Drawn from the Beta PCM digital masters, the tape does exhibit some signs of the limitations of this format, specifically some minor distortion on the low end stuff.

    Lastly this week, we’ll stop into 1984 to the Carrier Dome in Syracuse, NY on October 20. From the end of the first set, we have the trio of My Brother Esau-Bird Song-Jack Straw, and from the start of the second set, Shakedown Street>Samson and Delilah. We’ve had a lot of requests to hear some moments from this show, so here you go.

    Be sure to check back in next week, when we really don’t know what we’ll be playing, but hopefully something from 1971. Feel free to get in touch with questions or comments.

    David Lemieux
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This week we have some music from 1968, 1982 and 1984

First up this week, from 9/23/82 in New Haven, we have the magnificent closing twosome of Althea-Let It Grow. This space is getting hot, indeed. Drawn from the cassette master on the final big tour before Healy began recording to Beta PCM digital tapes in December, 1982.

Next we’ll jump back a little ways to 1968, to the Greek Theatre in Berkeley. This would be the Grateful Dead’s final show at the Greek until 1981, but thankfully they made a habit of it throughout the 1980s. From this cool little show in 1968, we have the opening Pigpen twofer, Good Morning Little Schoolgirl-Lovelight. You’ll notice we faded out early in the third song, but worry not, as we plan to have more of this show later in the year on the Tapers Section. There’s a bit of a buzz on the right channel which mostly disappears by Lovelight. Regardless, the music’s certainly worth a listen.

Moving ahead 15 years to 1983, we have the second-set opener from 10/21/83 in Worcester, Mass. This is a nice Scarlet Begonias>Fire On The Mountain. Drawn from the Beta PCM digital masters, the tape does exhibit some signs of the limitations of this format, specifically some minor distortion on the low end stuff.

Lastly this week, we’ll stop into 1984 to the Carrier Dome in Syracuse, NY on October 20. From the end of the first set, we have the trio of My Brother Esau-Bird Song-Jack Straw, and from the start of the second set, Shakedown Street>Samson and Delilah. We’ve had a lot of requests to hear some moments from this show, so here you go.

Be sure to check back in next week, when we really don’t know what we’ll be playing, but hopefully something from 1971. Feel free to get in touch with questions or comments.

David Lemieux
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Thanks for a good Good Morning with Lovelight from '68 - sounds incredible!
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for a '68 Good Morning Little SchoolGirl 75+ degrees on a beautiful October afternoon in NYC can't cha hear me cryin....
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Good choosing, that "Fire", on account of because it seems that all of California is going up in flames for the last couple days. It's just a SHAM, I-I mean shame, that I aint gonna listen, on account of because I'm protesticating the stoppage of streams. Streaming, REMEMBER THAT?
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"when we really don’t know what we’ll be playing, but hopefully something from 1971."Sounds like someone is looking and watching on what David is posting......maybe telling him what to play? And it seems less and less each passing week. Is the tapers sections comming to a end? I just had the IS guy get my streaming up and running. Thanks for the GREAT music David!!!!! 89 degrees and HOT as hell here in S.FLA
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Love the eighties!!!! Thanks abunch
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Thanks for the nice choices. Keep It Positive!!
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!thanks for the nugs!
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Thanks for the early 80's selections. Keep them coming!! BTW - How come when I try to email "vault@dead.net" it says "recipient does not exist?"
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Another excellent selection this week David!!!!
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The Carrier Dome stuff is wonderful but I would sooooo prefer to have my own HDCD copy that I can listen to away from the computer. Halloween is approaching and not even a hint at anything new being released in time. :(
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Seems like this thing is coming to an end, slows down each week, Always dig the tunes. No word on any new releases, maybe next year, the lawyers will let us have a taste of some Winterland jam. Coconut Phil, living Free.
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The carrier dome 1st set tunes were a welcome treat and sweet leaf raking music. Check out the energy in Straw. Truly one of the dead's underrated classics. Now David, how about holloween '85 in SC and a nug or two from 11-1 (killer dp btw)? hmmmmmmmmmmmmm?
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Does anyone else have this problem...When I make my choice of either Qicktime (I have the latest version) or Media Player I get a rectangle box with part of the big Q in the center.. Then nothing happens No sound Somtimes it works and i get the black player. Any help would be much appreciated Paul
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I am trying a freeware stream ripper for windows pc that uses the sound card and rips to the hd and converts in real time (no fast download for later use)--it seems ok. It can be downloaded from http://www.sound-recorder.biz/free_sound_recorder.html Publisher description: Main Features of Free Sound Recorder * Allows you to record audio into MP3, WMA or WAV format directly. * Allows you to pre-define audio recording qualities to help quickly set and manage recording parameters. * Built-in advanced audio record engine to produce high quality recording. * Allows you to preset/preview your audio recording device before starting record. * Build-in WMA WAV MP3 decoder. System Requirements * OS: Windows 98/Me/2000/2003/XP, Windows Vista or better * CPU: >750MHz Intel or AMD CPU * RAM: 64 MB RAM or above lethedoom
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Access to sound may be enabled by turning-off your pop-up blocker, such as a Google Tool Bar and featured with other search engines as well. Looking forward for a return to the 70's!!
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I would have loved to hear him do Lovelight and Alligator live. Thanks for the music, everyone! That sound really tied the room together.
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Carrier Dome! Nice round and round
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thanks for the Carrier Dome show!! This was my first show. 15 years old and wide eyed!!
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On the ripper mentioned by lethedoom, I am interested in knowing the following: 1) Has anyone REALLY gotten one of these programs to work? 2) If so, exactly how? Like a step by step process including naming files, info, conversion, whatever. 3) This is probably not kosher with gd.net as they have taken away the mp3s you could download. If it is figured out how to rip these streams and make mp3s, I assume they will not want us to do that? Or would that be ok with them and the lawyers? 4) I do not even want to persue it if they tell us not to. If they do not put up a policy, is that implicitly telling us it is ok? 5) If one of these programs costs $$, I would rather just pay gd.net for the downloads than pay for and deal with complicated software. I hope this does not put me in the whiner category, I would just like to know what they think and if it can really be done. Thanks, Poke
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Excellent picks, Dave. I love that crystal clarity on the Carrier Dome tunes. Would love to see those on a Dave's Pick. = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = God is good.
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beenwaytoolongatsea poke - i have every t/s selection since they took down the downloads, you can do it and i can explain to you exactly how, and how to get the best quality recording, and remember it is a recording you are getting, not a download, you will be converting from d/a and a/d, so equipment, and cables matter, and the only way to get individual files (tracks) is to either hit pause/stop after each song creating a file, or record the whole show as a file and 'crop' it with an editor, into songs/individual files. I record the streams in aiff format which is more or less the same as WAV, i think the recordings sound better than the streams. also simply buying a dat machine and recording straight from your computer out will achieve your end, easily, then just import your dat file, track it, burn it, if you want, put on ipod, it's all easy poke also, i'm a lawyer, mostly a deadhead but definitely a lawyer, too, and i think that what they think, for what the hell that's worth, is that since recording these streams is a pain in the ass, which it is compared to right-clicking and having a downloaded file, that only a few if any will do it, and they may well be right. however i would at this point advocate taking this particular line of discourse off of the tapers section public comments area, because they had some (presumably) commercial reason for ditching the downloads, they don't want us having these songs and at least they are kind enough to let everyone listen to them (except for that guy and others that can't a player to work and no stream - bummer), so if you want to talk rip lemme know but i say let's not scream about this, a quiet cell, with the knowledge and gear to rip, and i'm not trying to stick up for rhino's or the dead's lawyers maybe they suck, everyone wants to blame somebpdy for losing the downloads but the lawyers are only concerned with advising the client as to the law, and protecting their interests, accountants make financial decisions so sling some shit at the accountants, and market strategists they took the downloads :: > ))
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gottapokearound and beenwaytoolongatsea I am only a saloon bar lawyer so my advice on legality is very unsound, but I can tell you for sure that there have been lots of discussions on this issue and on digitising vinyl and tape in the following forum Home » Forums » Dead Heads » Tapers » Technical Discussions many wise heads over there with lots of technical know how ..or shouldn't I have told you that...hell its been up for weeks now so it must have passed the tests of the Central Scrutiniser!
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I love this '83 scarlet fire. So hot. Keep them coming Dave. Great stuff! Rob
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Great Scarlet - Fire this week Dave! Keep up the good work and the fine choices, much appreciated.
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Quote - RipperOn October 24th, 2007 GottaPokeAround said: On the ripper mentioned by lethedoom, I am interested in knowing the following: 1) Has anyone REALLY gotten one of these programs to work? 2) If so, exactly how? Like a step by step process including naming files, info, conversion, whatever. - End Quote the simplest way to explain how to get an audio stream to ur hard drive..... you need to go from your audio line out to audio line in on the back of your computer with a cable. press the red record button on the free recorder and it will prompt you to name the file, it will put it in ur My Music folder by default. oce you have it recording simply begin playing the stream.. It records in real time so its not fast... another way is to buy a portable digital recorder n plug it into ur line out, then transfer via usb once complete... not an easy task. and quite frankly, you will be more satisfied over in the B+P forum at DNC.. better quality of trading GD over there..... Not to mention BitTorrent sites as well.... No lossy formats there.. And its not like ur getting anything special here, most of this stuff is circulating already.. Big thanx to David (lemieux & gans)for all the efforts n hard work on keeping the tunes flowing tho. Its much appreciated by all of us, even the sniffling whiners, they're just mad right now PS GD station on sirius sounds like crap, low bitrate mp3 + satilite feed = tinny muffled sound release the JGB reels!!!
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We were promised more of 10-20-68, so where is it?
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The New Haven clip is great.I loved that show, although the Touch is alittle rough. You should feature the next night from Syracuse it may be the best show of that tour. A killer 1st set with great Far from Me to open the second. I missed the 84 show because I went to see Frank in New Haven that night.
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  • amdew122
    13 years 6 months ago
    Awesome!
    The New Haven clip is great.I loved that show, although the Touch is alittle rough. You should feature the next night from Syracuse it may be the best show of that tour. A killer 1st set with great Far from Me to open the second. I missed the 84 show because I went to see Frank in New Haven that night.
  • grdaed73
    14 years ago
    promises made in the dark
    dissolves by light of day... chill out dude, all good things in good time!
  • shotgunstallion
    14 years ago
    10-20-68
    We were promised more of 10-20-68, so where is it?