December 1 2016
This months podcast comes to us from Palo Alto, California... litereally where it all began for the band. Its Billy's Birthday, and thanks to listener Bruce from Santa Cruz, I was pointed in its direction. I think you guys are going to enjoy this a whole bunch. Some bluegrassy String Cheese Incident will entertain you at half time!
GRATEFUL DEAD May 7, 1989 Frost Amphetheater Palo Alto, CA SET 1: Iko Iko, Little Red Rooster, Bertha, Me & My Uncle > Mexicali Blues, Built To Last, Picasso Moon, Bird Song HALFTIME: (String Cheese Incident 6/14/14 Ontario, CA) Catfish John, Porta Potty, Colorado Bluebird Sky SET 2: Foolish Heart, Victim or the Crime, Crazy Fingers > Woman Are Smarter, Hes Gone > Drums > Space > Other One > Black Peter > Turn On Your Lovelight ENCORE: Knockin on Heavens Door
SOURCE: Soundboard / Digital Master (Green Mtn Boys Mix)
November 1 2016
This months podcast comes to us from a great outdoor show from the Spring of 1973... and as the band was want to do during this particular era, they performed 3 full and differing sets of the music we all love to love. Our Intermission shows have us going even farther back in our time machine for some of the oldest Old School Bluegrass that I have in my collection. I hope you guys enjoy!
GRATEFUL DEAD May 20, 1973 UCSB Stadium Santa Barbara, CA SET 1: Bertha, Me & My Uncle, Box of Rain, Deal, Looks Like Rain, Tennessee Jed, Race is On, China Cat Sunflower > I Know You Rider, Beat It On Down The Line, They Love Each Other, Playin' in the Band 1ST INTERMISSION: Stanley Brothers 5/12/57 SET 2: Promised Land, Brown Eyed Women, Mexicali Blues, Row Jimmy, Jack Straw, Big Railroad Blues, Greatest Story Ever Told, Here Comes Sunshine, Big River, Loser, El Paso, Casey Jones 2ND INTERMISSION: Stanley Brothers 5/12/57 SET 3: Truckin' > Nobody's Fault But Mine (Jam) > Drums > Other One > Eyes Of The World > Stella Blue, Sugar Magnolia ENCORE: Johnny B. Goode
SOURCE: Soundboard / Master Reel (with AUD patches)
October 2 2016
This months Podcast comes to us from the Bay Area New Years Eve festivities. A fun night of music was had by those in attendance and I think you guys are going to enjoy it all these years later. Two intermissions make for a bunch of "half time" musical fun with some legends of the jazz community. Enjoy everybody!
GRATEFUL DEAD December 31, 1984 Civic Auditorium San Francisco, CA SET 1: Shakedown Street, New Minglewood Blues, Peggy O, , Jack Straw > Birdsong, Hell In A Bucket > Don't Ease Me In 1ST INTERMISSION: (Miles Davis 7/12/64) SET 2: Sugar Magnolia > Scarlet Begonias > Fire On The Mountain > Woman Are Smarter > Drums > Space > Spanish Jam > The Wheel > Throwin' Stones > Turn On Your Lovelight 2ND INTERMISSION: (Weather Report 11/9/74 SET 3: Gimmie Some Lovin > Uncle Johns Band > Around & Around > It's All Over Now, Baby Blue
September 3 2016
This months podcast comes to us from a one-day stand in Los Angeles, CA that most in attendance didn't have much nice to say about... but 25 years later the recording shows that the band had quite the fun show. My ex-wife joins Bob and I to discuss just what made this show so weird. I hope you are enjoying the ride!
GRATEFUL DEAD June 1, 1991 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Los Angeles, CA SET 1: Shakedown Street > Walkin Blues, Bertha > Greatest Story Ever Told, Candyman, Queen Jane Approximately, Deal HALFTIME: Santana ( 12/31/76 Daly City, CA) SET 2: Picasso Moon > Foolish Heart, Playin in the Band > Uncle Johns Band > Drums > Space > I Need A Miracle > Black Peter > Throwin Stones > Not Fade Away ENCORE: One More Saturday Night
SOURCE: Soundboard / Digital Master
August 1 2016
This months podcast comes to us from the last show of the "Comeback Tour" of June 1976. The band is on their game, and delivers a high energy second set masterpiece. Emmylou Harris gets some airtime from "Bob" during our halftime show. Enjoy this show, and enjoy the summer!
GRATEFUL DEAD June 29, 1976 Auditorium Theatre Chicago, IL SET 1: Tennessee Jed, Cassidy, Peggy O, Mama Tried, Mission in the Rain, Looks Like Rain, Brown Eyed Women, Lazy Lightning > Supplication, Row Jimmy, Music Never Stopped, Might As Well HALFTIME: Emmylou Harris (11/28/75 KSAN San Francisco, CA) SET 2: Samson & Delilah, Candyman, Playin in the Band > The Wheel > Playin in the Band, St Stephen > Not Fade Away > St Stephen > One More Saturday Night ENCORE: US Blues
SOURCE: Matrix (Hunter Seamons mix)
July 1 2016
This months podcast takes us to the kick off show of the Dead's 1985 / 20th Anniversary Tour. The band played through some gear problems yet delivered a magnificant show. At half time we get some Godfather of Soul. I hope you guys are enjoying the Summer!
GRATEFUL DEAD - June 14, 1985 Greek Theatre Berkeley, CA SET 1: Dancin in the Streets, West LA Fadeaway, CC Rider, Peggy O, Hell in a Bucket, Keep on Growing > Stagger Lee > Let it Grow > Deal HALF TIME: James Brown 1/17/87 Boston, MA SET 2: Morning Dew > Playin in the Band > China Doll > Drums > Space > Truckin > Smokestack Lightning > Comes A Time > Sugar Magnolia ENCORE: Day Job
SOURCE: Soundboard / Cassette Master
June 1 2016
This months podcast comes to us a few days after Jerry had some mean throat issues... so bad in fact, he couldn't sing in San Diego. Well, here in LA he's back, a little rough around the edges, and the band makes up for it with some tight intensity! At half-time we show our respect to the Purple One, with some amazing jamming from a Club Show. I hope you all are doing well!
GRATEFUL DEAD January 10, 1978 Shrine Auditorium Los Angeles, CA SET 1: Bertha > Good Lovin', Brown Eyed Women, Mexicali Blues > Me & My Uncle, Friend of the Devil, Cassidy, Candyman, Passenger, Sunrise, Deal > Music Never Stopped HALF TIME: Prince (8/18/88 (Rotterdam, Holland) Instrumental Jam, Just My Imagination SET 2: Jack Straw, It Must Have Been The Roses, Estimated Prophet > He's Gone > Drums > The Other One > Wharf Rat > Franklins Tower > Around & Around ENCORE: US Blues
SOURCE: Soundboard / Cassette Master
May 1 2016
This months podcast takes us to the Fall 1990 Tour... the first voyage out on the road after the passing of Brent Mydland. As you will hear, the new guys seem to fit right in, and help Garcia & Co. boldly go where no other bands dare to go. At halftime, we catch up with some old school SCI. We are all loving life here in So Cal, hope you all are doing well too!
GRATEFUL DEAD - September 20, 1990 Madison Square Garden New York, NY SET 1: Feel Like A Stranger, Althea, All Over Now, Ramble On Rose, El Paso, Brown Eyed Women, Greatest Story Ever Told > US Blues HALF TIME: String Cheese Incident (1/29/00 Phoenix, AZ) Born On The Wrong Planet SET 2: Truckin > China Cat Sunflower > I Know You RIder > Women Are Smarter > Drums > Space > Dark Star > Playin' Reprise > Dark Star > Jam > Throwin' Stones > Touch Of Grey ENCORE: Turn On Your Lovelight
SOURCE: Soundboard / Digital Master
April 1 2016
This months podcast takes us back to the Hollywood Palladium for another great, great journey with our favorite band. Our good buddy Hunter Seamons created a fantastic resurrection matrix of the recordings, and joins us for another great "Seamons Sample" at half-time... along with yet another half-time musical contribution by our beloved "Bob". A great show to be sure... so enjoy it!
GRATEFUL DEAD September 9, 1972 Hollywood Palladium Hollywood, CA SET 1: Promised Land, Sugaree, Me & My Uncle, Birdsong, Black Throated Wind, Tennessee Jed, Mexicali Blues, Playin' in the Band, Loser, Johnny B. Goode HALF-TIME: Johnny Winters, Unknown Location, 1973 SET 2: China Cat Sunflower > I Know You Rider, Friend of the Devil, Jack Straw, He's Gone > Truckin > Other One, Stella Blue, El Paso, Casey Jones, Sugar Magnolia ENCORE: One More Saturday Night
SOURCE: Matrix (Hunter Seamons Mix)
SPECIAL THANKS TO: Hunter Seamons for calling in for the "Seamons Sample", and of course for the recording itself!
March 24 2016
This Flash Back podcast takes us to one of 1978's finer shows. It's so good, the band has decided to release a re-mastered version next month... once you hear this you will certainly want to check out their version! Bob contributes another fine half-time selection as we celebrate our 5th Anniversary "on the air". Enjoy!
GRATEFUL DEAD July 8, 1978 Red Rocks Amphitheater Morrison, CO SET 1: Bertha > Good Lovin, Dire Wolf, El Paso, It Must Have Been The Roses, New Minglewood Blues, Ramble On Rose, Promised Land, Deal HALF TIME: Warren Zevon (7/27/78 San Francisco, CA) Johnny Strikes Up The Band, Mohammads Radio, Excitable Boy, Poor Poor Pitiful Me, Lawyers Guns And Money SET 2: Samson & Delilah, Ship of Fools, Estimated Prophet > The Other One > Eyes of the World > Drums/Space > Wharf Rat > Franklin's Tower > Sugar Magnolia ENCORE: Terrapin Station > One More Saturday Night, Werewolves of London
SOURCE: Soundboard / Unknown Lineage