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    marye
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    Our friends the Rhinos have various and sundry new releases in the development process, but they're always interested in hearing what you'd like to see hit the virtual shelves of the Store. No promises, but you never know...

    This topic is for requesting new individual shows. There are also topics for box sets and DVDs.

    If you've already requested something in the previous Requests topic, you don't really need to request it again, but hey, if you just can't help yourself...

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  • January 4, 2023 - 8:06pm
    seabird17
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    Norman OK 10/11/1977

    Agree with Doc on 1971, thanks again for all grate shows.
    How about Dick's first pick top three choice that was put back on the shelf 10/11/1977
    Full Show Please
    Second choice Alpine Valley Box Set CD's & DVD's
    Change is Tough

  • January 4, 2023 - 8:56am
    Strang3stofplaces
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    12/31/72 unbelievable show…

    12/31/72 unbelievable show. The pitb was included on the closing of Winterland bonus disc, but from what I can find of the fm broadcast, the truckin > other one > dew is where the show really separates itself. Would love to hear it cleaned up one day.

  • January 4, 2023 - 7:18am
    Forensicdoceleven
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    Hexakosioihexekontahexaphobia

    Me recommend Cornell?!! The Devil you say!!!

    Sorry, I've always refused to drink that Kool-Aid. But for those that do, drink up and enjoy!!!

    Doc
    Victim of metathesiophobia

  • January 2, 2023 - 12:46pm
    wilfredtjones
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    hey now

    Don't be shy to recommend anything, including cornell on POT Day. Shoot man, I'm a flaming dead freak. Never specifically tuned into 12/5/71 that I know of. Hella enjoying it today. Comes a Time>Casey Jones is where I'm at in the sequence.

    And now, back to painting!! :-) :-) :-)

    edit- 12-5-71 thru Sugar Magnolia - very intense rendition and crowd totally into it thruout the set.

    Is someone calling out La Bamba in set one? :-) Back to it... :-)'

    P.S. Tractors and traffic lights

  • January 2, 2023 - 12:34pm
    Forensicdoceleven
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    You are the music while the music lasts......

    I have avoided discussing 12/5/71 in my POTD posts, but not because it's not deserving. It absolutely is. However, in this thread I've tried---not always with success---to avoid "The Classics", which that Felt show definitely is.

    And, I may be wrong, but it's a well known show, and these days I'm generally trying to highlight lesser known shows. How I approach this may reflect a bias based on my own collection, as I often assume everybody has "xx-xx-xxxx", and therefore doesn't need to be discussed.

    Could be wrong, but cue it up anyways. Nobody will regret it............

    Music is forever; music should grow and mature with you, following you right on up until you die......

    Rock on,

    Doc
    When people hear good music, it makes them homesick for something they never had, and never will have......

  • January 2, 2023 - 11:43am
    PT Barnum
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    Muddy Water

    12-5-71 only time played, performed by Elvis among others
    Dark Star>me and my unkle>Dark Star sammich yummy

  • January 2, 2023 - 4:35am
    wilfredtjones
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    12/5/71

    Why don't you call this one for Pot day? Don't know if I've tuned into this one before and I don't mind if I do now! ;-P

    P.S. Shameless pick: 7/28/82 Red Rocks (don't mess with my levels)

  • January 2, 2023 - 3:59am
    Forensicdoceleven
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    Where there is great love, there are always wishes.....

    Can't help myself, the one show I would request, if a soundboard recording was returned to the band, would be Felt Forum 12/5/71. The Holy Grail of 1971 shows...........

    When all of your wishes are granted, many of your dreams will be destroyed......

    Rock on,

    Doc
    I wish for other people because I already have all my wishes......

  • December 30, 2022 - 8:52am
    icecrmcnkd
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    6-29-76

    It’s on the list of returned reels.
    Include it in another June 76 Box featuring Philly/Chicago (if the other reels are in the vault).

    Returned reels list:

    • 06-21-76 Philadelphia PA, 5 x 7” REELS Nagra 1/2trk 7.5ips Complete
    • 06-22-76 Philadelphia PA, 5 X 7” REELS Nagra 1/2trk 7.5ips Complete
    • 06-23-76 Philadelphia PA, 1 x 7” REEL Nagra 1/2trk 7.5ips Reel #1
    • 06-26-76 Chicago IL, 5 X 7” REELS Nagra 1/2trk 7.5ips Complete
    • 06-28-76 Chicago IL, 1 X 7” REEL Nagra 1/2trk 7.5ips Reel #2
    • 06-29-76 Chicago IL, 5 x 7” REELS Nagra 1/2trk 7.5ips Complete

    And yes, what about Gainesville?

  • December 29, 2022 - 9:25am
    fourwindsblow
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    11-29-1980

    Gainesville, Alligator Alley Gym Matrix.

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Our friends the Rhinos have various and sundry new releases in the development process, but they're always interested in hearing what you'd like to see hit the virtual shelves of the Store. No promises, but you never know...

This topic is for requesting new individual shows. There are also topics for box sets and DVDs.

If you've already requested something in the previous Requests topic, you don't really need to request it again, but hey, if you just can't help yourself...

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S, I have it all on a box set if interested. It's been 4 years since you posted the request...so you may have it or it may already have been released. Hit me back if you still are interested. GarchiaPet
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Great 2nd Set.7 Songs before drums/space. Jerry doing Pete Townshend windmills during I Know You Rider. Set 2 China Cat Sunflower -> I Know You Rider Feel Like A Stranger -> Comes A Time Estimated Prophet -> He's Gone -> Uncle John's Band -> Space -> Drums -> Space -> Not Fade Away -> Sugar Magnolia Encore Alabama Getaway -> One More Saturday Night
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Just missed The Frost. Heard it was a very cool place to experience a Grateful Dead show. Similar to The Greek. Caught one of the last Greek shows 89'
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Would love a DEERCREEK release. Only missed one run in nine years. Please.
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Every time I listen, I realize I forgot how GREAT a show this was!!! The scarlet/fire was yeah!!!!
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Want to hear another great Scar/Fire from 81? MSG 3/10/81 I hope for a 3/9 & 3/10/81 2-show release as this was one HOT visit to NYC ! The energy from the stage had clearly spread to the floor... iGrateful
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Portland is my favorite city, and has been home for 10 years now. I am very interested in The Dead's history of playing here. I bought the digital download of a show which I think was in '68 or '69 in Portland, but would like to know of more shows here and listen to them. This show also looks like it had a good setlist. No idea how the playing was that night, however. If it's good quality, would make for an excellent Dave's Picks.
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Dave's Picks has been an almost exclusively 1970's series (albeit with a toe dips into 1969 and 1980). Hope this is not heresy but I have kind of had enough. '72 and '77 WERE REALLY GOOD. Check! Got it. The Spring of 1990 was definitely not the only great latter day period. I hope to see some of the great 80's and 90's stuff next year. Thanks.
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How about 'The Last Ones', Winterland October 1974 box set? All shows, complete, CD and DVD/BluRay.Also, time to release 6-14-76 and 6-29-76 on HDCD.
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4/1/91 with the Playing from 3/31/91 as filler seeing how the Samson>Eyes is on the 9/25/91 Dick's Picks. 7/2/88 because 7/3/88 is in the box.
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maybe on the whole the sound quality isn't as fine as on many of the early 70s tapes, but the music...oooooh, the music of those days! transcendence. here's hoping for some of the early greats on future remasters. 10/12/68 at the avalon ballroom maybe?
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Love the whole Oct-Dec 71 tour. Would particularly like to see one of the shows from December, where both Keith is nice and prominent in the mix (his piano playing on this tour was awesome), and Pigpen is back with the band as well. Particularly 12/04, 12/05 or 12/15.
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80 and 81 i always considered strong years,
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YES!!!!!
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These shows were excellent. A few weeks after the death of Pig, the set lists were strong and the playing was typical of the spring 73' sound. A lot of Wake material and some beautiful Dark Stars. Dave's Picks 16 was 1 week after these gems. Would really love to see 1 or both shows slated for a release.3/21 has a setlist to rival any other and the Dark Star > Eyes was phenomenal. Any thoughts? Anyone delve into or have experiences with these nights?
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Release was too limited. (Sold out before release day.) How about a hi-res digital download possibility? Thanks.
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Please release this, you Might As Well! Great fall '77 show.
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I'd be very into a boxed set of Warfield and/or Radio City 1980
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CD
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I'd like to se 12-31-1972 if the reels are in good shape. Not only is this the day I was born but after checking up I was born during the Other One to be exact. Ha...born under a good sign eh? Thanks Ma.
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After getting the Scarlet-Fire download from Cornell I had to listen to the 81 Denver again and please please please. I was my girl friends first show and she became a lifelong deadhead.
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The first set is very good, the second set is spectacular: Samson and Delilah It Must Have Been the Roses Estimated Prophet Franklin's Tower drums The Other One Stella Blue Sugar Magnolia This Stella Blue is my all-time favorite. It is diaphanous in the literal sense of being light, delicate and translucent. It takes a while for Jerry to solo his way out of a really powerful TOO (featuring a few Phil bombs) and transition into SB with a few clunkers on the way, but they only make it all the more wondrous when he finally gets there so plaintive it sends shivers up my spine. Even if you don't release it, give it a listen. You'll be glad you did. Why not do a Stanley Theatre box of 11-30-79, 12-01-79, 3-5-81 and 3-6-81? I can personally attest to their exceptional quality 'cause I was there for three of 'em and I've got a pristine 12-01-79 on cassette.
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For Jan. '78, Nov. and Dec '78. All contain segments of quite fantastic and unique playing. See: 1-13-78 Dancin' thru Wharf Rat, 1-15-78 Terrapin>Playing in the Band. I have to delve deeper into November, but Dave has played cool examples on JOTW and Taper's (11-18). As for December, I really like the run from 12-12 thru 12-19. Not sure what kind of board sources exist for some of these tapes, as 1-15 and 12-16 I have only seen as audience tapes I think.
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I'd really be curious to know if there's anything left in the Vault that isn't available - even in low quality - online (legally). Are there hidden shows from '66, for instance? Or do we basically know all that was recorded and are now waiting for official releases so that we get high(er) quality versions of shows we may already own?
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Either 88 or 89 would be fine with me.I personally only saw 6 or 8 shows in the 80s. All were really good except Minneapolis 1986 in metrodome. PS..interesting analysis in your link. Marketers might say the 70s are over penetrated, economists might just point to demand-driven availability.
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Either 88 or 89 would be fine with me.I personally only saw 6 or 8 shows in the 80s. All were really good except Minneapolis 1986 in metrodome.
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Oxford plains speedway track 2nd, 3rd July Maine 1988Best Crazy Fngers
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Seems like it should fall around the following: 1. Is there a complete, high-quality version in the vault? 2. Does the show already circulate in high quality? 3. Was there something exceptional about the show compared to others in the same time period? 4. Has this time period already been well represented in the stream of releases, or is it lacking? Certainly some time periods will merit a larger number of releases. 5. From a sales standpoint, is there a perceived desire for a particular release? This one gets rather subjective.
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I wish they would release a few shows from 94/95. At the very least a 3 disc compilation from the last year of the band.
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94 and 95 were included in 30 Trips.Some people broke up the box and sold the shows individually. Supposedly the late 90’s were the worst sellers. So, you may be able to find those shows on eBay or elsewhere for a good price. But, what about Gainesville?
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Would be wonderful in exceptional quality. Pacific Northwest Box is my favorite - exceptional shows and audio quality.
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I'd like to see virtual versions of Dave's Picks ,for instance release the 2017 Dave's Picks virtual this year (say at Christmas time) then release 2018 disc around Christmas 2019 or a year after the cd's so people that have subscriptions and or buy the actual disc have exclusivity for a year, starting with the 1st year of course :)

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12/6/73 Cleveland..cruel that the only way to get this is to buy the bonus cd from 2011 road trips for hundreds of dollars..This must be released in full :)

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How about UC Santa Barbara from 1974!!! Whoo hoo! Great Wall of Sound show! Very hot! Kind of country and laid back, but hot as hell!

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85 to 86 were my favourite

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Sacramento 1-17-78 and Stockton 1-18-78
Sacramento 6-29-79 and Sacramento 6-9 and 6-10 84

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I don't understand why they didn't realease "June '73" instead of "Pacific Northwest '73-'74". RFK 6/9-10/73 along with the West Coast shows starting in Vancouver on the 22. Would have been much mo betta.

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Having grown up taping shows in California in the early 70s, it has struck me for a long time how empty the discography is (Dick's & Dave's Picks, and other releases) for the second half of 1970. Nothing after 5/15/70. And this has some of the most amazing music the Dead played.

Yes, I know that many legendary shows (ex. Capitol Theater, Rochester, etc) only exist in audience, but there are a lot of soundboards - at least of which are complete. Others could be put together for a release - ex. 9/18,19,20/1970...
We have other stretches of time with many releases (spring 77) and they are good ones, but this key era in the Dead's musical history is sadly missing big time.

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11/19/72 Hofheinz round 2, with Dark Star with Philo Stomp. If not slated for possible inclusion in a box, would love to see this be DaP 33.

2/9/73, how has this not been released?

8/4/76, see previous note. Really wanna see this be the next 1976 release. An amazing performance that is hotter than most of the more laid back June and July shows. The Help Slip Frank is an all timer, up there with Buffalo for sure. The existing recordings have the best Phil sound I think I've ever heard, and he has an amazing night thundering along.