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“Yesterday’s Dead Today”, Monday, Dec. 26th, 7-9pm

Written by on Sunday, December 25, 2016

“There Is NOTHING like a Grateful Dead concert!”

As Alex, from “A Clockwork Orange”, says, “…apple-polly-loggies…” if you
were listening to my show last week. After broadcasting 12/19/69 and saying
I would be broadcasting 12/26/69 Dallas(the first real test of an acoustic set
after the impromptu acoustic duo of Jerry and Bobby the week before), when
I got home I found that I had already broadcast 12/26/69 in 20011, so we
have the following instead:

Grateful Dead, Oakland Auditorium, Oakland, CA
December 26, 1980
Three-source Matrix: 2 sbd/1 aud (50/50 mix)
SBD 1: MSR>C>DAT>WAV>SHNC>SHN Conversion by Cousinit

SBD 2: Mono from Video soundtrack used to patch SBD 1

AUD 1: Nakamichi 300CP1 > Cassette Master
All Transfers and Mastering By Charlie Miller

Disc 1 – Set 1:
1. Alabama Getaway >
2. The Promised Land
3. They Love Each Other
4. C C Rider
5. Althea
6. Cassidy
7. Peggy-O
8. Lost Sailor >
9. Saint Of Circumstance >
10. Deal

Disc 2 – Set 2:
1. Scarlet Begonias >
2. Fire On The Mountain
3. Samson And Delilah
4. Ship Of Fools
5. Spanish Jam tease

Disc 3 – Set 2 cont’d.
1. Playing In The Band >
2. Drums >
3. Space >
4. Not Fade Away >
5. Black Peter >
6. Around And Around >
7. Good Lovin’

8. U.S. Blues

Out of the eight versions in the Internet Archive, there are very few reviews,
again leading me to believe that this is another very underlistened-to show…

There is only one review of this soundboard/audience matrix:
REVIEW: smokin!

The only reviews of the soundboard recording:
REVIEW: Good show
Good show. Miss the boys a lot. Never saw the dead til 85 and I love
listening to shows like this one.

REVIEW: Good show
I particularly like Scarlet>Fire, Samson and yes Jerry is crispy on Ship of

From the aud recording:
REVIEW: True cure for a “case of the Monday’s”
People always complain about Monday’s. It’s like on Office Space…after a
while you get sick about hearing about Monday’s. That said, I found a sure
cure for those Monday morning blues…. an exciting Grateful Dead recording.
This specific show is nothing short of impressive. From the get go we hear an
fast paced highly jammable (both Jerry and Brent) Alabama Getaway and the
energy continues throughout the whole first set. Second set light up with a
good ole Scarlet/Fire combo and the jams keep on continueing until the US
Blues encore. Sound quality is very clear audio. So, to rap this little review
up, regardless to how you are spending your Monday morning (or any time or
day), check out this show. You definitly will not regret it.

REVIEW: Laid my proposition down
They all seemed grateful that day after Christmas. Nice amount of audience
in this crispy recording, replayed with the help of azimuth fine-tuning on the
DR-1. I like the unusual set list. Great range of tempo…for example, from
Jerry fanning the smokin’ Fire, through a stompin’ Sampson to a slo-mo,
precise Ship of Fools

REVIEW: Excellent compliment to a rainy day
This sounds incredible in both the set list choices, recording and of course
playing. Has to be my new favorite CC Rider, heck the whole first set is killer
playing. Haven’t gotten to the second set yet, can’t wait. The boys are really
into this one.

REVIEW: Lovely Set List
This is just my favorite day, the set lists are great. Many of my favorites are
included this day.

Absolutely beautiful…I miss them so much.

Audio Patches:
1) Do to unknown tape/recording problems – the soundboard 1 audio track
starting with Lost Sailor till the end of the set changed speeds/pitch from
being 1 second fast per minute to over 4 seconds fast per minute but at a
variable rate – I tried to correct but even when changing at 2 seconds interval,
it still was off. I replaced this erratic audio with the video soundboard which
consistantly matched the audience soundtrack.

2) 8 minutes into Playing in the Band, 12 minute and 05.713 seconds were
missing from the soundboard 1 soundtrack – filled in using mono video

“Today’s Dead Tomorrow”, Upcoming Gig Events
As always, verify with the venue…

Kettle Of Fish:
Beach Club Siesta Key, Tues., Dec. 27th, 9:00 p.m.
5151 Ocean Blvd., Siesta Key, 349-6311

Siesta Key Oyster Bar, Wed., Dec. 28th, 7:00 p.m.
5238 Ocean Blvd, Sarasota, 346-5443

Marina Jack’s Patio Bar, Thurs., Dec. 29th, 6:00 p.m.
2 Marina Plaza, Sarasota, 365-4232

Aces Live Music, Fri. Dec. 30th, 8:00 p.m.
4343 Palma Sola Blvd., Bradenton, 795-3886

Marina Jack’s Patio Bar, Sat., Dec. 31st, 9:00 p.m..
2 Marina Plaza, Sarasota, 365-4232

Michael Miller:
Gator Club, Thurs., Dec. 29th, 8:00 p.m.
1490 Main St, Sarasota, 366-5969

The Myakka Band:
Greenbriar Health and Rehab, Tues., Dec. 27th, 3:30 – 4:00 p.m.
210 21st Ave., W., Bradenton, 747-3786

Peggy’s Corral, Sat., Dec. 31st, 2:00 – 6:00 p.m..
4511 U.S. Hwy 41 North, Palmetto, 729-5442

Schmitz Brothers Band:
Eagles Aerie #3482 Nokomis , Fri. Dec. 30th, 7:00 – 11:00 p.m.
621 Colonia Ln. E., Nokomis, 484-4701

Ship Of Fools:
5 O’Clock Club, Sat., Dec. 31st, 9:30 p.m..
1930 Hillview St., Sarasota, 366-5555

The Blue Rooster:
Mon., Dec. 26th, Monday Jazz with Steve Arvey, 7:00 – 10:00 p.m.
Tues., Dec 27th, Suitcase Full Of Blues, 7:00 – 10:00 p.m.
Wed., Dec. 28th, Sam Woolf(American Idol Finalist), 8:00 – 10:30 p.m.
Thurs., Dec. 29th, Ari & The Alibis, 7:30 – 10:30 p.m.
Fri., Dec. 30th, TC Carr & Bolts Of Blue, 8:00 – 11:00 p.m.
Sat., Dec. 31st, Selwyn Birchwood, 8:00 and 10:30 p.m.
1525 Fourth St., Sarasota, 388-7539