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    The unexpected return of the masters of the Grateful Dead's triumphant show at the Albuquerque Civic Auditorium, November 17, 1971, yields great rewards. The Dead came in HOT for their first New Mexico show. Aided by clarity and precision and abetted by confidence and focus, they finessed old standards with definitive takes. With Keith now blending in seamlessly on keys, the first set offered up a triple shot of electric Blues, an exceptional "You Win Again," and a stellar "One More Saturday Night" to wrap things up. And the second set, well, it might just be unlike any you've ever heard. Archivist David Lemieux urges you to turn it up and do it loudly. We won't dare spoil all the surprises, but pay special attention to the rippin' "Sugar Magnolia," the aggressively monstrous "The Other One," and the highly-danceable "Not Fade>GDTRFB>Not Fade." Rounding out the 3CDs, you'll find selections from Pigpen's return tour at Ann Arbor, MI, 12/14/71. Subscribers will get nearly all of the complete show as this year's bonus disc.

    As always, Dave's Picks Volume 26 has been mastered to HDCD specs from the original analog tapes by Jeffrey Norman and is limited to 18,000 individually-numbered copies*.

    *Limited to 2 per order. Very limited quantity available.

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  • November 17, 2018 - 12:41pm
    Diggey
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    If anyone is looking for…

    If anyone is looking for this or any of this year's Dave's Picks, shoot me a PM. $25 plus shipping. The bonus disk is an additional $25.

  • September 19, 2018 - 4:31pm
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    Re-assembly of shows with bonus discs
    I was wondering what the solution might be to this problem. If the bonus disc came with the edits necessary to re-assemble the show in the correct running order, it would be difficult to listen to it 'as-is'. Re-assembling the show from the disc as-released also makes for difficult listening. Listening to the show out-of-sequence is OK but not optimum. The only real solution is to make the files available digitally. Give a unique one-use download code to each purchaser and allow the download of the files with the necessary edits. Given the limited nature of the releases and the speed at which they sell out, this couldn't possibly affect sales and would definitely reduce the complaining.
  • August 26, 2018 - 12:41pm
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    What a fantastic show and fantastic recording! Combine this and DaP 21 4/2/73, and Rex has two of the best sounding tapes released. And the performance matches the pristine recording here more than 21, IMO. The Other One (both halves) have great jams, Wharf Rat is a strong '71 version, NFA> GDTRFB> NFA is ridiculously raucous, and we get almost an entire other show as a bonus! This is the Pick of the year for me so far. 25 is a good show with three truly great renditions of songs, the first two, and second set closer, otherwise a good show. This show SMOKES and the bonus is a good show; the best aspect of it is the side by side comparison one has for Keith lineup and Keith and Pig, with nearly identical setlist choices.
  • August 5, 2018 - 3:42pm
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    Baaah
    This is a great recording.
  • July 19, 2018 - 5:58am
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    This thread is quieting down
    This thread is quieting down after the announcements of the North West Pacific 73-74 box and Dave's Picks 27. I suspect it be removed from public view like the threads for Dave's Picks 17 thru 24 have been taken down, away from public view.Yet, at this posting I can read the threads for DaP 13 - 16. Why?
  • July 16, 2018 - 4:43pm
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    Deciphering Kate’s post
    I’ll need some L-Dopa, 5-HT, NE, and BDNF to process
  • July 16, 2018 - 12:46pm
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    Well, I was wrong as were the 70's *mafia*
    I don't recall seeing any calls for an 80's show on these two comment boards - this DaP 26 or the NW '73 - '74 box comments boards. Oh well, no big deal. I used to have this 9/2/83 as an audience tape set and a fine one to boot. I got rid of it (and many other GD tapes) when I was downsizing in the mid 2000's during a move from one domicile to another. A very good show, if I recall correctly.
  • July 16, 2018 - 10:20am
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    diw ~ Prankster LOL Kudos to you
    F%CK YES The GODS have spoken September 2, 1983 excited for this release and a few in particular LLR ~ Deal plus Estimated Eyes and Throwing Stones, really all of it but especially interested in these a few weeks back i pulled out Dicks Picks 6 Smoking hot "They LOve Each Other" ~ Estimated Eyes this one is going to be a HEATER , time for a stroll with Mary Jane cool cover art for number 27, number 26 was awesome artwork too , looks great while sun was sinking low
  • July 16, 2018 - 10:02am
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  • July 16, 2018 - 9:52am
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    diw - 1983
    Would love a show from this year, if the Rhinos go with 1983 performance I wouldn't be surprised if it's 10.17.83 from Lake Placid, New York 1983 - 1984 release would be near the top of my request list , March and April have some gems
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The unexpected return of the masters of the Grateful Dead's triumphant show at the Albuquerque Civic Auditorium, November 17, 1971, yields great rewards. The Dead came in HOT for their first New Mexico show. Aided by clarity and precision and abetted by confidence and focus, they finessed old standards with definitive takes. With Keith now blending in seamlessly on keys, the first set offered up a triple shot of electric Blues, an exceptional "You Win Again," and a stellar "One More Saturday Night" to wrap things up. And the second set, well, it might just be unlike any you've ever heard. Archivist David Lemieux urges you to turn it up and do it loudly. We won't dare spoil all the surprises, but pay special attention to the rippin' "Sugar Magnolia," the aggressively monstrous "The Other One," and the highly-danceable "Not Fade>GDTRFB>Not Fade." Rounding out the 3CDs, you'll find selections from Pigpen's return tour at Ann Arbor, MI, 12/14/71. Subscribers will get nearly all of the complete show as this year's bonus disc.

As always, Dave's Picks Volume 26 has been mastered to HDCD specs from the original analog tapes by Jeffrey Norman and is limited to 18,000 individually-numbered copies*.

*Limited to 2 per order. Very limited quantity available.

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Here it is let the fun begin
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Thanks Dave! Cant wait to hear this show in all its glory
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I have a subscription but I was able to get a copy for a birthday gift for a close friend...no problems with the purchase....
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Can't wait to hear these two 71 shows straight through in great quality!
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I am an annual subscriber from the first year so I never miss a release.Anytime a Dave's arrives is a very, very good day(s). Thank you Sir!
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I believe this one is Doc approved. I get a little giddy when non-circulating, high quality reels get the Full Norman and release treatment. VGuy says, "Are those balloons.... full of nitrous?" Classic.. cracked me up.
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Can't wait to hear these 2 shows for the price of one. Thank god I subscribed to get the bonus disk to get most of the 12/14/71 show. I wonder what was left out from that 12/14 show and if they just don't have the rest of the songs in their archive or decided to leave some songs off because it can't fit on 2 CDs? Either way Keith and Pigpen both in the mix is a great thing.
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I'm ready for some more 71. ------------------------------------------ Bonus disc and no covers? 2013 Dave's Picks Bonus disc had two covers. Smokestack Lightning & Good Lovin...must've caused some problems. ------------------------------------------ I'm off to check out 5/21/74 and the 46 minute Playin in the Band
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We got a thing, and a thing, another thing, #27 #28 coming up in 2018. Looks like we got Anthem 50th and two boxes still to come.
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I'll bet the Bonus Disc / Covers "rule" does not apply when the song is in "public domain" (public domain means the artist and / or their legal entity has been dead / dissolved for x number of years). Maybe Good Lovin' and Smokestack Lightning are public domain tunes.
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jim wrote "Excited For This One", well I'm excited for the Other One. ar ar So three "other projects" going on the year... one of which is probably MUATM, but perhaps 2 boxes? And sounds like they'll be doing something that they've never done before.... I wonder if that could be a collection of early GD show fragments w/ Pig....
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UNBELIEVABLE !I was on the Phone for over 45 minutes trying to put in my order for the New Dave's Picks...What a Freakin' Nightmare !..I had to read my C C Number to the Guy 4 God Damn 4 times !!!!...He Hardly spoke OR Understood a word of English.!..What Happened to the good 'ol days when some Hippie Chick or Stoned Dude would answer the phone, take your Order and you'd be on your Merry Way ????....Not anymore Folks....If you speak Asian Indian or some other Language from across the Globe, MAYBE you can get an Order in,...How FRUSTRATING !...I had to repeat My e-mail, phone number, Shipping address, Billing address, zip code etc. over 6 times !..I'm beginning to think this isn't worth it anymore....I've been a ''Dead Head'' since 1967 and this is just TOO FREAKIN' MUCH !...WHY CAN'T I ORDER IN PLAIN ENGLISH !!!!!!!
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or a smart phone to order. it's faster. also, better to have a guy that makes sure he has the correct info than a fast stoner
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I'm no copyright law expert by any means, but I was under the assumption that the public domain songs are listed as "Traditional, arranged by..."? The 1st Dave's Picks bonus disc has Nobody's Fault But Mine...and that one is listed as such.
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Is this guy joking? You went to the trouble of posting this rant on the actual website thats offering the pre order... Why not try actually going through the ordering process on here? if it crashes, sure, call em up and try that route. Yeesh
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maybe it's you. have you ever considered that possibility Richard, or is it Dick?
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...to play out the release hand this year? Just drafted my 2018 third and fourth quarter budget for "things".... "This is going to be a really good year. We've got a thing and then we've got a Dave's Pick 27 and 28; we've got another thing aaaaaand this other thing."
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have just checked, and order page says sold out, WOW, only on sale for half an hour,
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Oh no! All gone? Here's hoping a kind soul will bring a miracle & help out with filling a flash once physical delivery has happened. Cheers all.
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Fake news! Russian troll
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In under 2 hours
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@davidadavisThanks for hipping me to this fantastic website. Bless you for passing it on.
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...this coming Saturday is RSD: 2-27-69 Fillmore West full complete show on vinyl
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Appeared to be available as I logged in, but now says unavailable. Subscribed, so am all set. Too early for Vol. 27 predictions? They may have to up the number for 2019 and make it an even 20,000. Glad to see the returns aren't quite yet diminishing. For those who missed out, I'm sure plenty of people have bought multiple subscriptions and the ala carte maximum number, so these will be popping up on Ebay, which I'm sure already have. Now onto watching the Seaside Chat....which I see now is actually from the basement.
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I was on computer, waiting for it to come up, got e-mail at 1:10 pm ,logged in, was available, by the time I got order put in, it was sold out. And they had 18,500 copies to sell this year, last year, they had 16,500 copies to sell, and I was able to get one 2 hours after notice came in. What cha gonna do,Jim
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Interesting video. It sounds like Dave is working on 3 things, in addition to Dave's Picks. Wow! 3 things! I'm going to guess that a mono version of Anthem of the Sun with a white cover on 200 gram vinyl is one of them. My second guess for Dave's thing is a Europe '90 box set. And #3, the thing they've never done anything like it before? It has to be a box of every note played on The Quick and The Dead tour. That is, all the Dead and all the QMS. Oh man....I can't wait!
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....I want that Orpheum poster Dave. How much?
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Which group do you prefer - The Doors or The Who?
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sounds waaay better than the archive copy. but damn they did kind of made it out to be we'd be getting two complete shows. well, anyways.....I am a real a-mer-ic-an~~~ fight for the rights of ever-y man~~~~...
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MUATM? MUATM? MUATM....thinking, thinking, thinking....MUATM... Wow...I'm sure it's really obvious, but I can't figure it out. Thin? Help please?
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12-14-71 what's missing here is... after Loser in the first set is Jack Straw, not there, after Next Time you See Me should be a Tennessee Jed, not there, then after Run Run Rudolph should be Black Peter, Playin in the Band and Casey Jones which ends the first set, not there. The second set is all chopped up. We don't get the opening Ramble on Rose or the Mexicali, starts off second set with Big Boss Man, then the entire jam from the second set is missing, Cryptical, Drums, TOO>me and my unkle jam>TOO, Wharf Rat and Sugar Magnolia, all missing. It does have the ending of the second set You Win Again,NFA>GDTRFB>NFA all included. So What's on that bonus disc? Not listed here. let's hope we get the Jack Straw and Tennessee Jed and the big jam from the second set. Gonna take some work to get this disc back in order. Russian Troll? Fake News? Really? Ever try calling in an order? It really is that difficult so not fake news and as far as trolls, Russian or otherwise, right. Fastest sell out to date? Could be a record. Glad I got a copy of this one.
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a la carte is dead. it is no more. it has ceased to be. you gotta buy 'em all or risk getting skunked. I used to do a la carte, but cannot do it anymore.
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Any one want to trade? I'd be interested in trading Vol. 26 (Brand New) for one of the other Vols. 1-24. PM if interested.
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You were obviously targeted for special call center treatment, all in good hell fun. Tell it to the fake President, he'll be all ears. I assume you'll be calling him too, speak English-only when you get his very limited attention. Primary a la carte availabity is pretty sketchy now, wow, but it's alive via secondary sources. This release might struggle to hold $40 on eBay at times in months ahead. Be patient.
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Meet Up At The Movies!
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Interesting tidbit of info in the video. It can be surmised that the bonus disc will mostly consist of... Tennessee Jed Black Peter Playin' Casey Jones Ramble On rose Mexicali Cryptical Drums Other One MAMU Jam Other One Wharf Rat Sugar Magnolia In the video, Dave says one song is excluded, but the big jam is complete and uninterupted, so it would appears that either Tennessee jed, Black Peter or Casey Jones will be left off. Either no "cocaine", "shackles, ball and chain" or "Sweet Susan" for you....until whenever they decide to officially release the other Ann Arbor show. I can't imagine that one NOT being released at some point, whether as a Dave's Pick or other project. I would consider 12/15/71 an essential show from that year. If you haven't heard it, check it out... https://archive.org/details/gd1971-12-15.sbd.miller.97718.sbeok.flac16 edit - I agree with the following comment, in regards to the Dave's Picks series. The cost of being a consumer of the later era's is considerally higher than the bulk of these smaller one full show releases.
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The 70's are great, but it would be nice to see something from another era . . . just for a change.
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To be clear, I have Vol. 26 (BRAND NEW). Looking to trade for one of the other Vols. 1-24 (preferably sealed). PM if interested.
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in regards to your post: ***SERIOUSLY***SOLD OUT THAT FAST???? UNBELIEVABLE Uh, yeah, they pretty much said everywhere that there was a very limited quantity that would surely sell out in hours.
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I'm not trying to start a rumor here, but why break up the 2 sets so dramatically? I know Dave likes to keep the jam segment intact, but wasn't there an easier way? Perhaps we will get a surprise on disc 2? Maybe......Dark Star from Ann Arbor? Here's hoping.
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Bolo we are still going through stage 1 of getting shut out, I think the Doors versus the who is closer to stage 10!! It did crack me up to see your question!! bob t
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I was on the website to order at 12.02 Iowa time (CST) this was 10.02 PCT. 2 minutes in and could not complete the order for some unknown reason; I am bummed!
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