April 3 2017
This months podcast comes to us from the East Coast in November 1978. The band was touting some new songs from the Shakedown Street LP, and they are sounding pretty darned good. Our half time show features The Band, doing what they do best. "Bob" and Ronnie the Engineer are out on assignment, so its just us this month... hope you enjoy!
GRATEFUL DEAD November 24, 1978 Capital Theatre Passaic, NJ SET 1: Jack Straw > Sugaree, Me & My Uncle > Big River, Stagger Lee, Passenger, Candyman, New Minglewood Blues, From The Heart of Me, Loser, Prominsed Land HALF TIME (The Band, November 1970) SET 2: I Need A Miracle > Good Lovin, Friend of the Devil, Estimated Prophet > Shakedown Street > Drums > Ollin Agageed > Fire on the Mountain > Sugar Magnolia ENCORE: Johnny B. Goode
SOURCE: Pre FM / Master Reel
March 1 2017
Another fine outing by the Grateful Dead from the Fall of 1985. A great show, backed up by an amazing recording supplied by the Master of the Matrix, Hunter Seamons. We catch up with Bob, and Cousin Darren makes an appearance for the second straight month... all of that AND some great Little Feat at Halftime! Enjoy the music, and each other!
GRATEFUL DEAD September 3, 1985 Starlight Amphetheatre Kansas City, MO SET 1: Feel Like A Stranger > They Love Each Other, Little Red Rooster, Dire Wolf, Cassidy, Big Railroad Blues, Music Never Stopped > Dont Ease Me In FILLER: Little Feat (8/2/77 London, England) SET 2: Cryptical Envelopment > Other One > Cryptical Envelopment >Eyes of the World > Dont Need Love > Drums > Space > Nobodys Fault But Mine > Truckin > Smokestack Lightning > Comes A Time > Turn On Your Lovelight ENCORE: It's All Over Now, Baby Blue
SOURCE: Analog / Matrix (Hunter Seamons Mix)
SPECIAL THANKS TO: Cousin Darren for stopping by and sitting in
February 3 2017
Yet another amazing night from May of 1977. This months show is often overlooked by the previous nights show, but as you will see this show has its own special magic fun. For halftime we get some old school JGB. All good stuff coming your way!
GRATEFUL DEAD May 9, 1977 War Memorial Buffalo, NY SET 1: Help on the Way > Slipknot > Franklins Tower, Cassidy, Brown Eyed Women, Mexicali Blues, Tennessee Jed, Big River, Peggy O, Sunrise, The Music Never Stopped HALFTIME: Jerry Garcia Band (July 23, 1977 Berkeley, CA) Stir It Up, Tangled Up In Blue SET 2: Bertha > Good Lovin, Ship of Fools, Estimated Prophet > The Other One > Drums > Not Fade Away > Comes A Time > Sugar Magnolia ENCORE: Uncle Johns Band
SOURCE: Soundboard / Master Reel
SPECIAL THANKS TO: Cousin Darren from Scottsdale, AZ for sitting in studio with us.
January 1 2017
This months podcast takes us to the Good old Psychedelic Days of the the Grateful Dead. The Fillmore West in San Francisco, CA must have been THE spot to see the Dead. For our half time show we have some Old & In The Way. Good Stuff. Happy New Year and enjoy the tunes!
GRATEFUL DEAD June 5, 1969 Fillmore West San Francisco, CA SET 1: Morning Dew, Me & My Uncle, Doin the Rag, He Was A Friend Of Mine, Hard to Handle, Cosmic Charlie, Cryptical Envelopment HALF-TIME Old & In The Way (Various 1973) SET 2: China Cat Sunflower > Sittin On Top Of The World, Dark Star > St. Stephen > The Eleven > Turn On Your Lovelight
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