March 1 2017

DSOTM # 124 - 9/3/85

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

DSOTM # 123 - 5/9/77

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

DSOTM # 122 - 6/5/69

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

SOURCE:  Soundboard


December 1 2016

DSOTM # 121 - 5/7/89

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

DSOTM # 120 - 5/20/73

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

DSOTM # 119 - 12/31/84

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

DSOTM # 118 - 6/1/91

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

DSOTM # 117 - 6/29/76

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

DSOTM # 116 - 6/14/85

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

DSOTM # 115 - 1/10/78

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
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