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Fox Theater, St. Louis, MO: March 18, 1971

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Exploring the shows on the upcoming 30 Trips Around the Sun box set has admittedly been quite a treat. All the shows to be included are previously unreleased, true, but they’re available on archive.org… So, while maybe not optimum by way of sound quality, most are still very listenable. And besides, isn’t there something kinda cool about the “bootleggy” sound on some of these?

This week, a 1971 show from St. Louis… The second of two nights at the Fox Theater One notable tidbit: The last “Feedback” the Dead ever played. Please enjoy.

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Fillmore East, New York, NY: November 16, 1970

  This week’s show was inspired by a gift I received recently. A generous and thoughtful friend of mine sent me a “Still-Sealed” condition copy of The Grateful Dead’s seminal 1970 studio album, American Beauty. Holy crap. He’s had it in his collection — where it has remained unopened — since he bought it 37… Continue Reading

Oakland Coliseum Arena: December 28, 1988

Another hometown show from the Bay Area legends. If you’re a longtime fan and listener of the Dead, you know their live shows spanned a wide range of moods… Some shows definitely delved into the weird and dark, others were lively and upbeat. This late-80’s nugget from Oakland was definitely the latter, with more staples… Continue Reading