The Grateful Thread

Discussion in 'Music Corner' started by JRM, Apr 11, 2014.

  1. hyde park

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    4/15/70 Winterland
     
  2. dajokr

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    One of the handful of DPs which I do not have, which I have just rectified by finding a copy and ordering it. Got a pretty good deal, too.
     
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  3. Emmett66

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  4. Matthew Tate

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    the earlier the dead the better. imo after pigpen died they were never the same. yes they had some peaks after that and i think the late 80's came close to matching the pigpen years but it was never the same
     
  5. katstep

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    I listen to a lot of live Dead and I've played 11-14-71 more in the past 4 years than any other show:
    Part of this smokin' show was released as a bonus disc from Road Trips Vol. 3 #2, however it was seriously abridged. Find the whole thing. You won't be disappointed. It's got that magic dust that so many 71 shows had.
     
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  6. JRM

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    Nice call, 44 years ago tonight. Thanks for posting, I had never heard this show and so far it is 5-star Dead :drool:

    https://listentothedead.com/1970/4/15
     
  7. DrLunchbox

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    Jonathan Wilson KILLS Mission in the Rain too. Perhaps my favorite song on there.
     
  8. DrLunchbox

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    Honestly, I wish they'd release that entire Winterland October 74 run. I love the 5 disc set, but would really prefer the whole shebang. I seem to recall there were some issues with the master tapes, but the soundtrack sounds great to my ears.
     
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  10. DrLunchbox

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    The bonus Eyes is the star of that release, IMO.
     
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  11. hyde park

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    I agree with the people who are enjoying the "Move Me Brightly" release - really good stuff and nicely produced.
     
  12. dajokr

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    Man, I love this period. Would absolutely love a killer box set from 70.
     
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  13. ghostdwg

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    DP 29 Fox Theater 5/19/77
     
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  14. JRM

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    Also, as article notes, this was Phil's first show back after his liver transplant. Does he open with a standard like Cold Rain and Snow? A reaffirming Not Fade Away? A poignant Box of Rain? Nope - Phil and Friends open their first set with a 34 minute Viola Lee Blues!!! Another example of Phil tackling material left on the shelf a long time ago by the GD...
     
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  15. davmar77

    davmar77 I'd rather be drummin'...

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    I saw the dylan
    a shame the 11/70 port chester run only seems to exist in aud recordings. that would be my choice for a 1970 box set. i guess my 1st show being 11/6/70 makes me a bit biased.
     
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  16. *Zod*

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    this is a killer period. After so many years of listening to tapes, this is the period (7/31/71 > end of 1971) that emerged eventually as a real standout. And, I still think the 4/28/71 Dark Star is one of, if not the, best one ever. Who cares if it's only 14 minutes long? It says everything it needs to say.
     
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  17. *Zod*

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    it's the Dead's version of Cortez The Killer
     
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  18. JRM

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    Working my way chronologically thru the Beyond Description box. This AM it is Terrapin Station. I didn't know that the live bonus track of Dancin' is from 5/8/77...

    [​IMG]
     
  19. DrLunchbox

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    I'm doing the E72 tour so today is 4/16/72.

    Of course, I started my morning off with some Rory Gallagher, his Notes from San Francisco release... it's all connected...
     
  20. PhoffiFozz

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    I actually like the Yellow Dog joke, particularly if they improvise some music underneath it. I like it because you get the sense of what an extremely eccentric mix of people that band was... Especially in 69!
     
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  21. Andy Smith

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    I really dunno about the Grateful Dead. I reckon it must be an American thing. Years ago I bought this:

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    It's ok. Played it a couple of times. Dig it out every now and then to give it another go. I don't mean to actively dislike them. Fairly open-minded to most acts. I'm just ambivalent towards their output. Just can't warm to them, nor understand the Big Deal mythos around them. I keep trying..... It must be geography. Sorry if that comes off a little negative. That's not really my style - but I REALLY fail to understand.
     
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  22. JRM

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    “We're like licorice. Not everybody likes licorice, but the people who like licorice really like licorice.”
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  23. Andy Smith

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    Word.
     
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  24. MonkeyMan

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    Elgar's "Enigma Variations"...
     
  25. JRM

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    You're about a week ahead of me, I'm only at 4/11...
     

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