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    What a setlist!... Made me jealous of those who saw this era live. Great sound… like ‘77 was yesterday. @derekb192 on 10/1/77, YouTube

    Wow! Just as when you think eyes is gonna go to drums out of the bliss comes dancing! One of my all time fave moments! Not just classic 77 but classic ever dead! - @emrysdavies1215 on 10/1/77, YouTube

    ...this show was off the hook from the very get go. The Casey Jones is the best I've heard... beginning a jam that goes through each member going off on an instrumental solo. The end has them jamming so hard you can no longer hear them singing through it. Now you know you're in trouble (The Good Kind) when a show starts like that... Weirtheir on 10/2/77, Dead.net

    Holy hell, the 10/2/77 Betty Board sounds incredible... I just wanted to pay homage to this unreleased gem, which features the lovely, tight playing you'd expect of a 77 show with some of the highest audio quality I've ever heard ... What a treat. u/monsteroftheweek13 on 10/2/77, Reddit

    I told my mother I was going into Portland with friends. I never told her where I went... @jamesmoore3694 on 10/1/77, YouTube

    We know where you've been and we're taking you back with the twice as nice DAVE'S PICKS VOLUME 45: PARAMOUNT THEATRE, PORTLAND, OR - 10/1/77 & 10/2/77. Back-to-back complete previously unreleased shows on 4CDs? You betcha! Why? Because we couldn't pick one over the other of these two nights that have been described as "fire," "mind-frying," and "crispy" (bit of a theme here) too many times to count. Witness it for yourself when you dig into the inventive medleys and pristine sound, not to mention the first "Dupree's Diamond Blues" since '69 and the first live "Casey Jones" since '74.

    Limited to 25,000 numbered copies, this release was recorded by Betty Cantor-Jackson (with a boost from Bob Menke, more about that in David's video) and has been mastered to HDCD specs by Jeffrey Norman at Mockingbird Mastering. Grab a copy while you can.

    *2 per order. Very limited quantity available.

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  • mugsie
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    Still available!?!

    I remember getting this on cassette in the late 80s and loved both shows even if there was "some" missing. I have listened to this release several times and I love it. My question is: how is this still available? I've noticed the last few Dave's releases have been selling at a slower pace than just a few years ago. Just wondering, maybe the uptick to 25,000 units was a bit much? Anyway, have a safe happy holiday.

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    Thanks for the info 1stshow70878. I'll definitely give a second listen and get back to you.

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    I get where you're coming from. My main complaint on sound on many DiPs and DaPs is the drums are too loud. I used to blame Mickey for being involved in the remastering, lol. But to have two shows for the price of one totally outweighs the defects, and frankly that's what the tone controls are for on our stereos. And I also applaud Dave for being brave enough to get us the two shows with an aud. patch at the beginning. Patches are something they don't do very often and only when it's worth it. Especially, these two shows are so worth it. Don't give up on it.
    Cheers

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    Both Dave's 45 shows are Betty Boards except. . .

    Chill with lambasting the sound quality of Dave's 45. If you only listen to the first two tracks (Promised Land & They Love Each Other), as Dave himself explains on the Seaside Chat, you're listening to Bob Menke's audience recording. There's no soundboard of those two tracks and Bob kindly provided his tape. Some have said that the Smith/Miller/Clugston aud (140589) on the Archive is a little better than the Menke. In any case, once you get past those two, you're hearing "recently" recovered Betty Boards from the stash of soundboards returned by ABCD Enterprises. The changeover to soundboard actually happens before the end of They Love Each Other. Check out Dave's Seaside Chat for more.

    The two shows on Dave's 45's 4 CDs are great sounding once they reach cruising altitude.

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    totally agree - listened to the first CD once and never again. Wonderful if you want drums overpowering all the rest of the music. Vocals? what vocals....

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    Do some more sleuthing

    (watch the seaside chat for DaP45 regarding the AUD patches)

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    I was so excited to get my Dave's Picks 45. I was at those shows. Then I plugged the first disc in. What a complete disappointment. The sound quality is like a mediocre audience tape from back in the day. How did this happen ?

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    …No Washington Capitals, that’s my team. I got my one Cup, I’ll just have to live with that!!
    On to the Dave’s 46 chat!!

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    Moved to 46 W. Dave's Picks Avenue see you all there!!!

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What a setlist!... Made me jealous of those who saw this era live. Great sound… like ‘77 was yesterday. @derekb192 on 10/1/77, YouTube

Wow! Just as when you think eyes is gonna go to drums out of the bliss comes dancing! One of my all time fave moments! Not just classic 77 but classic ever dead! - @emrysdavies1215 on 10/1/77, YouTube

...this show was off the hook from the very get go. The Casey Jones is the best I've heard... beginning a jam that goes through each member going off on an instrumental solo. The end has them jamming so hard you can no longer hear them singing through it. Now you know you're in trouble (The Good Kind) when a show starts like that... Weirtheir on 10/2/77, Dead.net

Holy hell, the 10/2/77 Betty Board sounds incredible... I just wanted to pay homage to this unreleased gem, which features the lovely, tight playing you'd expect of a 77 show with some of the highest audio quality I've ever heard ... What a treat. u/monsteroftheweek13 on 10/2/77, Reddit

I told my mother I was going into Portland with friends. I never told her where I went... @jamesmoore3694 on 10/1/77, YouTube

We know where you've been and we're taking you back with the twice as nice DAVE'S PICKS VOLUME 45: PARAMOUNT THEATRE, PORTLAND, OR - 10/1/77 & 10/2/77. Back-to-back complete previously unreleased shows on 4CDs? You betcha! Why? Because we couldn't pick one over the other of these two nights that have been described as "fire," "mind-frying," and "crispy" (bit of a theme here) too many times to count. Witness it for yourself when you dig into the inventive medleys and pristine sound, not to mention the first "Dupree's Diamond Blues" since '69 and the first live "Casey Jones" since '74.

Limited to 25,000 numbered copies, this release was recorded by Betty Cantor-Jackson (with a boost from Bob Menke, more about that in David's video) and has been mastered to HDCD specs by Jeffrey Norman at Mockingbird Mastering. Grab a copy while you can.

*2 per order. Very limited quantity available.

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We want DARK STAR!!!

but they didnt ask me

Addendum
Theres the Dark Star
9 10 72
With David Crosby (ugh)

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To my simple ears, Jackson Browne's "Redneck Friend" remains David Lindley's greatest rock moment. It is just so kick ass, that song lifts me up every time and I never tire of it. Sizzling slide lines throughout.

Lazy day. Best kind, IMO. Been plugging a '52 Tele tribute into a Carr Skylark with an MXR Carbon Copy delay into an old MXR script Phase 45 on the front end. Magical... glass like tones that ring for days and the spring reverb on the Carr is to die for.

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Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin III
Grateful Dead - Dave's Picks 45
Sonny Clark - Blues in the Night
Lenny Breau - Guitar Sounds
Beck, Bogert & Appice - Beck, Bogert & Appice

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so lucky to see him on tour with Jackson Browne years ago... nice notes Ledded, love that one too, Redneck Friend, a sort of anthem of my late teens. Great music and interview/stories of blues and bluegrass with Peter Rowan just streamed on KPFA, when they asked him to play more, he said let's get back to the music of the Dead... roll right into He's Gone.

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9/10/72 Dark Star> Jack Straw> Sing me Back Home, what a show! 10/31/70 they say the tapes have been found, Viola lee Blues > Cumberland Blues> Uncle Johns Band, lets hope for a release. KPFA, Fantastic Dead marathon.

I didn’t listen but checked out the setlist.
Piece these back together:

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Looks like DaP50 with bonus disc should be 9-9,10-72.

The returned reels list indicates 2 reels from 9-9, but nothing from 9-10.

09-9-72 Hollywood CA 1 x 10" REEL = + 1 REEL NOT ON INVENTORY*

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They said on the Grateful Dead marathon yesterday that the reels for 10/31/70 had been found.

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I've just had a look at the set lists and noticed that there were two shows played on this date - an early and a late. "Viola Lee Blues" seems to have been played at the early show.That would be worth the price of admission alone. It must have been one of the last times they played it.

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Daverock, I it was the last one, they jammed it into Cumberland Blues.

Last night was listening to KPFA with the Viola Lee without knowing the show and when it segued into Cumberland I was totally WTF?? is this magic?? Then a killer fall '70 Uncle John's. Went to my very dog-eared copy of deadbase for guidance.

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Sounds like a candidate for a future Daves Picks to me.

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Dark Stars are just mind bending!! The best KPFA Marathon ever, IMHO. Started with 11/24/79 and just took off from there.

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....help me find it.
If Halloween '70 gets the nod, so help me.
If they have all of this, good lord....
Early....
Til The Morning Comes
Hard To Handle
Mama Tried
China -> Rider
Dire Wolf
Cold Rain & Snow
Me & My Uncle
Dark Hollow
Brokedown Palace
Viola Lee Blues ->
Cumberland ->
Uncle John's Band
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Late....
Casey Jones
Sugar Magnolia
Next Time You See Me
Cryptical ->
Drumz ->
TOO ->
Cryptical ->
Cosmic Charlie
Big Boss Man
Mama Tried
Hard To Handle
Drumz ->
Good Lovin'
St. Stephen ->
NFA ->
GDTRFB ->
NFA
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Sign me up! And don't you dare tease me.
I found my old tape of it. Unfortunately, I need a cassette player.

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It's starting to read like an obituary column on here.
But no disrespect intended - RIP Gary Rossington. I sort of saw Lynyrd Skynyrd at Knebworth in 1976. A massive festival headlined by The Stones. I had never heard Skynyrd before, and I was so high I couldn't tell my elbows from my knee caps. But I heard "Freebird" on the radio a few months later, and immediately dropped back into the zone - even though I had no conscious memory of having heard it before.
I have heard it since, a couple of years ago I got great dvd/cd of their show that day. It's an incredible live performance - no two ways about it.

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Being a transplant to Florida back in 72, Lynard Skynyrd was huge back then. Their first lp released on Sounds of the South records was all over the radio and Free Bird (worn out) was the Florida national anthem. These guys knew how to party and most of them loved to fight. Knock down drag outs that would usually end up with everyone bloody and laughing. Ronnie was their leader and a hard drinking fist fighting rebel if there ever was one. The first time I saw them was their welcome home tour back in 74, right after second helping had been released. Jo Jo Gunne opened the show. That's another story as they were the most professional rock band I had ever seen to that date.
The stars and bars was lowered and the William tell overture starts to play. As it reaches its' peak, Skynyrd comes out playing the opening song to their first lp, I anin't the one with that killer guitar sound that only Gary Rossington had at the time. Laid back and never flamboyant Gary could play the prettiest solo's you ever heard. After the plane crash that sidelined him for over a year, they regrouped as the Rossington-Collins band, released a lp and had a chick lead singer because they felt that no one could replace Ronnie. They did Freebird as an instrumental with a lone spotlight on the empty mic.
The story goes that Ronnie and Steve might have survived that plane crash if only they hadn't been up in the cockpit choking the shit out of the pilot for taking off without any fuel. RIP brother Gary, play it pretty.

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Will be playing Pronounced and Second Helping.
Recent new copies of the LPs replacing my long lost originals.
Pronounced was pressed in Czech Republic. 2nd was USA.
Songs of the South and MCA label on both.
Here's to Gary. Cheers

Edit: Listened to the new copy of Pronounced from Czech Rep. and was totally unimpressed with the pressing. Only heard it once before. Very dull sounding albeit clean. While getting that album out I also found an MCA reprint from BITD of the same album. Doesn't have the gatefold with the lyrics/notes inside like the original. Must have found it thrifting and didn't remember that when I bought the two new ones last year. Lo and behold the old MCA reprint totally killed the new one! Way more dynamic, louder, and so much clearer in the mids and highs. Just goes to show. The new Second Helping is much better. 180g and impressive sound from Analogue Productions pressed in USA by Quality Record Pressings from original analog masters and authorized by the record label. Got Needle & the Spoon cranked right now. What a difference!

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2nd helping, nice and clean for sure. Another one I pulled out of the back is Gimme back my Bullets, another great record. Ronnie didn't mind fighting, he liked to fight, but he did not like hand guns, worthless pos he used to say, always ruined a good fight,

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Available for pre-order.

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I love vinyl but I've got good tapes and the box set that has it. Gotta be better than the 4 LP boot that's missing songs at least. What else ya got? We need an announcement.
Cheers

Edit: So the resupply pre-order sold out in one day? How many? Stealth announcement too. Keep the presses rolling, at least so Kemo can get one.

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… how about another “New Years” performance release?! That would be very grateful!

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...JFC. Buffalo is better.
Yawn.
Yeah. I said it. PM me your discord.
The jerking over a show that never happened is....interesting. jk

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They are all overrated, lets face it. Still, at least something has sold out pretty soon after it has gone on sale. Even if it is a recording of a show most people have already had for years. On the positive side, it bodes well for re-releases of other shows that in the past have only been partially released. Like Fillmore East February 1970 and Winterland October 1974.

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Mornin', rockers!!!

I had intended to post this yesterday, but got caught in a massive traffic jam and didn't have time. So here we are........

Was driving to work and cranking 10/31/70 and smiling............

Decent recordings of both Stony Brook shows have been around for a long time, and the top notch DeLuca-Miller remasters of both shows (including the NRPS sets) have been around for several years, and are highly recommended. For anybody who needs/wants and doesn't feel like waiting until they're officially released, you know where to find me...........

Although they don't capture the over-the-top craziness of the Port Chester shows of a few days later, both Stony Brook shows are solid and perhaps the most complete audio artifacts from the Fall of 1970. Everything you expect from the Dead in 1970---rock and roll, Bakersfield, greasy Pigpen, jams, occasional oddball tunes woven tastefully into the audiuo tapesty. I would prefer that both nights be offically released as one issue, and it would probably sell out fast........

Also noticed that the GEMS remaster of 9/10/72 just hit general circulation...........

Music is the best means we have of digesting time...........

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You mean like punching and kicking and gouging eyeballs? Never enjoyed it much myself. Maybe that's why I never really got into Skynnrd. But don't tell Skynnrd cause they probably come kick my ass.

Interesting that a reissue of Cornell, a show that I would've assumed everybody and their moms already owned, evidently sold out in a couple hours, while meanwhile the new DaP which offers not one but two new very very good '77 shows for a fraction of the costs hasn't sold out yet. I guess Cornell is just that much of a THING now. Even tho Buffalo's better. (Yeah, I said it, too.)

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Any 1968, 69 or 70 box set is gone in a heartbeat. The complete Oct. 1974 Winter land shows, audio & video is gone in a flash., Dave that hint wasn't to subtle was it?

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With the Cornell 5-LP. Lots of confusion yesterday.
What is up with the "store" side of deadnet?
Typical don't have their stuff together roll out.
Would be helpful to know how many will be pressed this go-round.
Just another grateful day. Cheers

On the Cornell vinyl board I posted in 2018 that I wasn’t impressed with the vinyl release.
That’s because when I opened it the side with Scarlet->Fire had a huge smudge across it.
I eventually got it clean.

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"what's this fetish and obsession with vinyl????"

If I had a great sound system and the house to myself on a consistent basis...but I am frequently away from home when I am listening to the GD.

They tried to kill vinyl back in the day and I gave up on it. Besides, vinyl has NOISE and DUST and TIME LIMITS and you CAN'T TAKE IT IN THE CAR.

GRR.

RELEASE SOME FUCKING 1969 GD ON CD, YO!

Grumpy Grumpkins recedes back into his (descriptor of your choice) hole...

....it's actually very surprising to me. Never thought I would see them come back the way they have.
But 180g is nice, as is the larger artwork.
....must. resist....
I have been revisiting a lot of my old records since my wife got me a turntable for Christmas. Probably have over 500.
Tonight is a Dead Kennedys night methinks.

....classic record.
Followed that with In God We Trust Inc.
Realized a song in that it's a 45 rpm LP.
Thought I was having a stroke.
No offense Doc.
You got me DK.
Last five. In a roundabout way, I'm showing my hand.
Peter Gabriel announced his tour today by the way.

If you can get FW 69 shows on vinyl for a good price do it. It’s not just the CD’s copied to vinyl. The vinyl says Plangent which the CD’s don’t say.
A few months ago 2-28-69 was still going for around the original price, but last night I saw it for a lot more, so you may have missed the bus on that one.
11-10-67 also sounds spectacular on vinyl.

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Got my Dap 45 "glass" today. Ok, sure it's my vault, I'm a terrible reader. I guess I was expecting a "rocks" glass, NOT a shot glass!!!

I'm sorry Dave (though I'm sure Dave has no say), but 35 bucks for a shot glass?!?!?!?!?! Nice though the glass is. And it is a very nice shot glass. But 35 bucks. I felt like an idiot buying a rocks glass for 35, but a shot glass!

That picture on the left, that's what an idiot looks like. Sorry, super idiot because I'll probably the next 3 glasses!

Should have gotten the axe.

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RIP Ron "Pigpen" McKernan (September 8, 1945 – March 8, 1973)

fifty years ago today me and a buncha other weirdos were driving down from our forestry camp in Big Sur to our main HQ down in Los Osos (in between Morro Bay and San Luis Obispo) when the DJ on the radio station we were listening to announced Pigpen's passing...I was stunned...I had no idea how poor his health had turned and I also had no idea that seeing him perform with the band the previous year at The Hollywood Bowl would be his last public performance...

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Rhino has a 40th anniv.
Anything new in this?
Cheers

Yesterday I asked is that all ya got, we need an announcement. Voila! Bear's Choice 1LP (and maybe a digital download option?). Pigpen lives on!

...The Workingman's Axe is one of the All-Time Greats that I did not pass up on this website; the satisfaction of each chop is deliberate and ever-present.

Long live jerry's 10th finger.

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How is this not yet sold out? I love 10/2 ... 10/1 is nice to have but man that 10/2, especially the 4th disc!!! hottttttttt
25k copies, maybe getting close to a sell out>|? I have never seen a dave's sit this long ...

You are 100% correct.

I buy the vinyl for only stupid reasons. My Collection. I always have this vision that someday my son will either love it or get a small fortune for it.

I too seldomly sit and listen like that anymore. Mostly in front of the computer while working or in car or while cooking.

I think in our old age we look to collection SOMETHING.

Vinyl, cheaper than guns, smaller than cars!

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50th Anniversary download now available for per order!

Based on the continual screw ups by Dead.net over digital downloads, there is no way I'm ordering this until at least June!

We return you now to your regularly scheduled madness.

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Dead & Co. at Barton Hall.
A tie-in to the vinyl release, LOL?
Will they play the same setlist?
March GD Bulletin in email.
Cheers

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