August 2 2017

DSOTM # 88 (Flash Back) - 6/10/73

This is a Flash Back to an episode a few years ago, that somehow disappeared from the server (?).   Which is a shame!   The Dead show is one for the ages (6/10/73 RFK With the Allman Brothers sitting in for Set 3), and is a sure fire pleaser for any of our listeners...

...But one thing I am most excited about is the re-emergence of the interview myself and "Bob" conducted that morning several years ago with the one and only Sam Cutler.   Sam was the Tour manager for the Dead from 1970-1974, and of course has some tales to tell.   If you have seen "LONG STRANGE TRIP", than you know what role of importance SAm played... during an era of expansive growth in the bands sound and following.

It is a 3 set show, full of amazing vistas and majestic visions... the aforementioned interview happens during the two intermissions as well as at the end of the show.  Good clean fun.

Enjoy the ride!

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March 24 2016

DSOTM # 32 (Flash Back) - 7/8/78

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

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January 22 2016

DSOTM # 14 (Flashback) - 10/9/89

This episode of the Flashback, while a little late, is well worth the wait!  Last month "The Force Awakened", and this show is an appropriate choice, because the Dead appeared to have awakened their own brand of the Force!  At half time I convene a "Big Show Round Table" to discuss the immensity that is this show... and we give you some Jerry on banjo too!  Enjoy this one, its a fun listen...

GRATEFUL DEAD   October 9, 1989   Hampton Coliseum   Hampton, VA    SET 1:  Feel Like A Stranger, Built to Last, Little Red Rooster, Ramble On Rose, We Can Run, Jack A Roe, Stuck Inside of Mobile With The Memphis Blues Again, Row Jimmy, The Music Never Stopped   HALF TIME:  (Old & In The Way  7/23/73)  Lonesome LA Cowboy, Pig In A Pen, Panama Red, Wild Horses, White Dove   SET 2:  Playin' in the Band > Uncle Johns Band > Playin' in the Band, Dark Star > Drums > Space > Death Don't Have No Mercy > Dear Mr. Fantasy > Hey Jude Finale > Throwin' Stones > Good Lovin'   ENCORE:  Attics of my Life

SOURCE:  Matrix (4 Source by Haugh)

SPECIAL THANKS TO:  Taper Chuck, Mike from Ontario and Justin from Arlington, TX for helping Bob and myself with the Round Table

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September 23 2015

DSOTM # 33 (Flash Back) - 8/16/69

This months podcast highlights the band at one of the best opportunities to that point that they could have turned on a whole bunch of folks all at once...  and they kind of blew it.  While not a horrible show, its rather uneven.  Why release it?  For the historical value alone of the Dead braving all kinds of elements and a fantastic Dark Star.  For the "Filler", I make up for one bands uneven effort with another bands set of blazing intensity.  I think it all will turn out OK for you guys!  Enjoy the Ride to Woodstock ya'll.

GRATEFUL DEAD   August 16, 1969    Max Yasgars Farm  Bethel, NY    St. Stephen > Mama Tried, Dark Star > High Time, Turn on your Lovelight   FILLER:  Jimi Hendrix Experience (August 18, 1969  Bethel, NY)  Message of Love, Hear My Train A Comn', Spanish Casttle Magic, Red House, Mastermind, Lover Man, Foxy Lady, Jam Back At The House, Izabella, Gypsy Woman, Fire, Voodoo Chile, Star Spangled Banner, Purple Haze, A Minor Jam  ENCORE:  Hey Joe

SOURCE:  Soundboard

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March 21 2015

DSOTM # 16 (Flasback) - 9/10/91

This Flashback takes us to an amazing night of music with a very special guest: Branford Marsalis sits in for the entire show! Taper Chuck picked this one, and stops by and joins us in studio. Enjoy!

GRATEFUL DEAD September 10, 1991 Madison Square Garden New York, NY SET 1: Shakedown Street, CC Rider > It Takes A Lot To Laugh & takes a Train To Cry, Black Throated Wind, High Time, Cassidy, Deal HALF TIME: (Paul Simon 8/16/91, NY, NY) Boy in the Bubble, Kodachrome, Late In The Evening. SET 2: Help on the Way > Slipknot > Franklins Tower, Estimated Prophet > Dark Star > Drums > Space > Dark Star > I Need A Miracle > Standing on the Moon > Turn On Your Lovelight ENCORE: It's All Over Now Baby Blue

SOURCE: Mateix (GEMS)

Special Thanks to: Taper Chuck for coming into the studio

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December 21 2014

DSOTM # 23 (Flashback) - 11/2/77

This Flashback takes us North of the Border... into Canada, eh!  The Dead played an amazing run through the Northeast in the Fall of 77, and this fine matrix recording shows us that they kept it up when they went to the Great White North!  Bob made the selection, and sits in with us to talk about 1977 Dead.  Enjoy!

GRATEFUL DEAD   November 2, 1977  Seneca College  Toronto, Canada   SET !:  Promised Land, They Love Each Other, Me & My Uncle > Big River, Candyman, Looks Like Rain, Ramble On Rose, Lazy Lightnin' > Supplication, Might As Well   HALFTIME:  Terrapin Station (Grateful Dead - Terrapin Station Studio Album)  Set 2:  Samson & Delilah, Ship of Fools, Good Lovin', Sunrise, Scarlet Begonias > Fire on the Mountain, Estimated Prophet > St. Stephen > Truckin' > Around and Around  ENCORE:  Terrapin Station

SOURCE:  Analog Master / Matrix

Special Thanks to "Bob" for stopping by and telling tales of the past!

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September 22 2014

DSOTM # 22 (Flashback) - 6/21/89

This episode of the Flashback takes us back to Shoreline for the amazing Pay Per View show. Bob stops by to tell us about his experience with the show and our halftime music is Keller & The Travelling McCourys. Enjoy

GRATEFUL DEAD - June 21, 1989 Shoreline Amphitheatre Mountain View, CA SET 1: Hideaway, Touch of Grey, New Minglewood Blues, Ramble on Rose, Box of Rain, Dire Wolf, Masterpiece, Row Jimmy, Cassidy, Deal HALFTIME (Keller Williams & The Travelling McCourys June 14, 2014) You Got Lucky > Freaker by the Speaker SET 2: Scarlet Begonias > Hell in a Bucket, Ship of Fools, Estimated Prophet > Eyes of the World > Drums > Space > Truckin > Other One > Morning Dew > Lovelite ENCORE: Brokedown Palace

SOURCE: Soundboard/Master Cassette

SPECIAL THANKS TO: Bob for stopping by and Taper Chuck for the fine halftime recording

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June 22 2014

DSOTM # 26 (Flashback) - 2/26/77

This Flashback is one of my favorite shows from the Dead, and along comes Hunter Seamons who made a great matrix of it with a source that didn't exist!  We have him on at Half-time to discuss this recording.  The show itself is amazing!  Terrapin and Estimated both make their debuts here, but there are many other highlights to be sure.  I Hope you enjoy!

GRATEFUL DEAD  -  February 26, 1977   Swing Auditorium  San Bernardino, CA   SET 1:  Terrapin Station, New Minglewood Blues, They Love Each Other, Estimated Prophet, Sugaree, Mama Tried, Deal, Playin' in the Band > The Wheel > Playin' in the Band   HALF-TIME:  (Herbie Hancock & The Headhunters  9/28/78 Tokyo, Japan)  Chameleon   SET 2:  Samson & Delilah, Tennessee Jed, The Music Never Stopped, Help on the Way > Slipknot!> Franklins Tower, Promised Land, Eyes of the World > Dancin' in the Streets > Around & Around   ENCORE:  US Blues

SOURCE:  Soundboard/Audience Matrix  (Hunter Seamons Mix)

Special Thanks to:  Hunter Seamons for calling in for the "Seamons Sample"

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March 28 2014

DSOTM # 50 (Flashback) - 7/15/84

Here is another 'Flashback' for you guys.  A great show from just before I started doing the Podcast, this show played a great part in seeing a great friend make headway through difficult life challenges.  Hunter Seamons and Cousin Darren call in to make a great show even better.  DJ Mango Con Chile chimes in with some 80's British weirdness, and we have ourselves a bonafide 'Flashback'

GRATEFUL DEAD  -  July 15, 1984   Greek Theatre  Berkeley, CA    SET 1:  Dancin' in the Streets > Birdsong, New MInglewood Blues > Cumberland Blues, My Brother Esau, Ramble On Rose, Hell in a Bucket   HALF-TIME  (Siouxsie & The Banshee's)  Peek A Boo / DJ Mango Con Chile mix   SET 2:   Why Don't We Do It In The Road > China Cat Sunflower > I Know You Rider, Playin' In The Band > Uncle Johns Band > Don't Need Love > Drums > Space > China Doll > Throwing Stones > Not Fade Away   ENCORE:  Brokedown Palace, Johnny B. Goode

SOURCE:  Matrix (Hunter Seamons Mix)

Special Thanks to Hunter Seamons for his contribution to the "Seamons Sample", and to Cousin Darren for giving his memories

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December 28 2013

DSOTM # 38 (Flashback) - 5/7/77

For our Flashback this time around we go back to the magnificent May 1977 Tour of the East Coast.  Even though the following night gets all the attention and accolades, this one is sure to burn the barn.  A nice segment of "Ask Bob" graces Half-Time, as does some great String Cheese Incident.  Enjoy.

GRATEFUL DEAD   May 7, 1977   Boston Garden   Boston, MA    SET 1:  Bertha, Cassidy, Deal, Jack Straw, Peggy-O, New MInglewood Blues, Mississippi Half Step > Big River, Tennessee Jed, The Music Never Stopped   HALF-TIME:  (String Cheese Incident  3/3/01  Los Angeles, CA)  Black Clouds    SET 2:  Terrapin Station > Samson & Delilah, Friend of the Devil, Estimated Prophet, Eyes of the World > Drums > The Wheel > Wharf Rat > Around & Around    ENCORE:  U.S. Blues

SOURCE:  Analog / Master Reel

Special Thanks to:  Bob for stopping by for "Ask Bob"

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