July 4 - July 10, 2011
Welcome back to the Tapers' Section, and a Happy July 4th!
Our first selection this week is from 7/3/84 in Kansas City, where we have the end of the second set, featuring Space>Wheel>Throwing Stones>Not Fade Away; Day Job. As this is from the Beta PCM master, don't be surprised if you hear a drop out or two. Most of the PCMs sound terrific, but they are prone to occasional drop outs.
Next is the entire first set from the penultimate show at the Henry J. Kaiser Convention Center in Oakland on 2/6/89, with a very cool opener of Not Fade Away (preceded by a nice tuning Beer Barrel Polka) and a load of other great tunes: Not Fade Away ; Sugaree > Wang Dang Doodle ; Jack-A-Roe ; Queen Jane Approximately ; Brown Eyed Women ; Cassidy ; Tennessee Jed. A strange way to end a set, too.
Lastly this week is music from the first night of the year-opening run in Oakland on 2/25/90, made up of the bulk of the first set: Little Red Rooster ; Stagger Lee ; Queen Jane Approximately ; The Last Time ; Cassidy ; Deal. These shows, like so much of the second half of 1989 and the spring tour of 1990, were recorded to 24 track tape, so a proper live album might be produced from them some day.
Join us next week for more great music from the Grateful Dead's vault. And feel free to write to us with questions, comments or suggestions, sent to the email address below.
Ty for nothing, again crap yrs
My apologies DL. Like I said before, plenty in TS archives for me to listen too to fireworks.
Hey, I could see it and everything. But due to some bug, it was not showing up in all the places it oughta and due to the holiday there was no one to fix it till today. Not David's fault. Unless we want to cue up a chorus of Blame Canada or something.
9 shows starting in 93. Hey. whomever comes up with the bucks first and to hell with That Faithful. There simply is no other way to sell things without getting sued...
Otherwise, great picks this week DL. Keep'em comin'.
...underestimated the spending power of baby-boomers and those, such as yourself, who only saw seven shows and gladly coughed up $450.
Still, people should not beg out they missed on this. I totally agree with you on that.
DL, can't you pre-program holiday Mondays for TS? Is it that complicated?
I'm all for constructive criticism, but jeez, man, play nice. Don't blame David for the fact that the limited edition box was limited to 7200 copies. As evidenced by the fact that Blair Jackson, when this thing was first released, advised someone who was in the middle of getting a new credit card, not to worry as the release would not sell out very quickly (boy was he wrong!), the powers that be did not foresee how popular the release would be. In fact, they were just hoping that the release would sell out over a few months time. Also, the music is STILL available for everybody (that has the $). Only the limited edition version, with all the extras, is unavailable. Keep up the good work, David.
...that at least 7200 will get to hear. Maybe.
Screw you guy. You've lost all credibility.
we think the clip works now too.
David, Can you find us some more good '76 with the Blues for Allah material, and some Shakedowns? I don't see nearly enough '76 or '78 on the official releases. Thanks