The Grateful Thread

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

  1. wavethatflag

    wavethatflag The West Coast bzfgt

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    Without a net!

    But to be honest, I don't really hear or see the crashes so much, but I always take note when they fly.
     
  2. Crispy Rob

    Crispy Rob Cat Juggler

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    That's the Beyond Description box. The bonus materials for Reckoning and Dead Set are outstanding, as are the bonus track studio jams on Blues for Allah.
     
  3. dsdu

    dsdu Forum Resident

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    I always slow down the cd to get a better look at the music when I see the crashes.
     
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  4. SJR

    SJR Senior Member

    Hopefully I’ll have the ‘76 box by the weekend, so in the meantime, I’m heading towards the end of 1990 with shows from Road Trips Vol. 2 No. 1 — MSG September ‘90.
    There’s a lot of extended jamming on these discs — the band is tight and in control. Also, the bonus disc in particular, is excellent!

    I suspect there’ll be a few here who were at these shows? Any thoughts?

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    1990/2008 Grateful Dead Records ‎– GRA2-6005
     
  5. Frosst

    Frosst Vinyl-obsessive kiddo

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    I listened to that one the other day, it’s a quite good '76 show.

    My fave versions of Dancing In The Streets are the early ones, especially the '70 versions. With that said I did like the '79-version I listened to yesterday. The Disco-versions have grown on me but I'm still not that big of a fan.
     
  6. Frosst

    Frosst Vinyl-obsessive kiddo

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    Listened to 11/21/73 (Denver Coliseum) this morning. An excellent show with one of my fave versions of Looks Like Rain. The Weather Report Suite is fantastic and Here Comes Subshine is always a highlight, this one doesn’t disappoint. Other highlights includes Dire Wolf, Sugaree, Black Throated Wind, Big River and Brokedown Palace. It’s just an all 'round terrific show with the band playing being incredibly tight and playing with joy.
     
  7. Jerfan13

    Jerfan13 Makes wrinkles advertised as creases

    I was ‘89-‘95, east coast until ‘95, and can say I remember hearing Shakedown circa ‘91 at Buckeye Lake....and as a guy who has smoked weed for 37 years, “4:20” became part of my vernacular around 1990 in college.

    I also credit my Mom with the first use of the word “Wookie”, probably around 1992 Deer Creek shows. I had 2 friends starting to get dreads and she was like, “My goodness guys...you look like a bunch of colorful wookies!”

    “Never miss a Sunday show” was more a jambands thing WSP fans said, if I had to pick where it started.
     
  8. fishcane

    fishcane Dirt Farmer

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    My last concert while Jerry was alive, just over a month after my last gd show....

    Morning quarantunes, and a pic of my 1970 bus:
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  9. US Blues

    US Blues Undermining Consensus Reality

    Dark Star always crashes.
     
  10. snigglefritz

    snigglefritz Forum Resident

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    Me, too. This was my first Grateful Dead show. The guy sitting next to me pulled out a joint that was shaped just like a cooked chicken leg, I swear. He had to light it about 5 times because each time would light up only a small part of the fat end of the "leg".
     
  11. Six Bachelors

    Six Bachelors Troublemaking enthusiast

    Legion Of Mary doing Dylan's Wicked Messenger on 15 May '75, courtesy of the Legion Of Mary: The Jerry Garcia Collection, Vol. 1 bonus disc, was quite something. At the end of the day, they really just play a riff, but Jerry's playing is searing.

    Once I finish listening to it, I promise I'll post something about the 14 October '83 audience recording I've started making my way through. I thought the first set was meant to be garbage. The first four songs are anything but. If the show gets better from here I'm going to start thinking '83 was the band's best year of the '80s.
     
  12. US Blues

    US Blues Undermining Consensus Reality

    26 March 1973- Baltimore.

    If you are not familiar with the second set jam, home quarantine is as good a time as any to become acquainted- it'll take you someplace fun!
     
  13. Gary C

    Gary C Forum Resident

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    MMMM, fatty sammies!

    The lot also helped me appreciate microbrews (is that still a word?) via the early introduction to Sierra Nevada Pale Ale.
     
  14. Jerfan13

    Jerfan13 Makes wrinkles advertised as creases

    I can remember my first and second Red Tail Ales, at Soldier’s 1994...double fisting amongst those really tall statues of random dudes, before disappearing into outright madness. That was a crazy week, Deer Creek to Chicago, had 2 friends make up and speak in a new language. Lololol...ohhh man. Turned 23 too.
     
  15. posnera

    posnera Forum Resident

    I think the work you are looking for is "amphibious".

    Bonus points if you get it.
     
  16. snigglefritz

    snigglefritz Forum Resident

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    Yes, a former NC State basketball player, can't remember the name, who described himself as "amphibious" because he could dribble and shoot with either hand.
     
  17. posnera

    posnera Forum Resident

    Winner!

    Charles Shackleford
    Charles Shackleford - Wikipedia
     
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  18. fishcane

    fishcane Dirt Farmer

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    Ok!
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  19. wavethatflag

    wavethatflag The West Coast bzfgt

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    Good one! :agree:
     
  20. Analogmoon

    Analogmoon All the Way Back in the Seventies

    I live in a college town. I remember in the late 80s/early 90s it was common to see/hear those buses around town. I don't think I have seen or heard one since.
     
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  21. US Blues

    US Blues Undermining Consensus Reality

  22. Mr. Rain

    Mr. Rain Forum Resident

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    Quite a few '80s shows sound much better when listening to the audience recordings! Don't skip the next night, it's even better.

    '83 might have been the best year of the '80s....maybe tied with '81, in my preference. (Phil woke up in '83, which makes a big difference.) But I suspect if there was a poll, '89 would win in a landslide. With a few sympathy votes for acoustic '80 and summer '85. And maybe a few lonely voices for the dark '84 vibe or the cheery '87 stomp.
     
  23. US Blues

    US Blues Undermining Consensus Reality

    26 March 1972- Academy of Music, NYC.

    Prepping for E72 and doing a bang-up job!

    Gonna save the deep listening of the second set jam from this show, and the '73 show, for this evening when such things work better.
     
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  24. US Blues

    US Blues Undermining Consensus Reality

    Some of the shows I saw in '83 were deeply psychedelic: Binghamton, SPAC, MSG, Lake Placid...
     
  25. Tigerpop

    Tigerpop Forum Resident

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    Admittedly I need to revisit 83. Any recommendations?
     

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