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“Yesterday’s Dead Today”, Monday, June 14th, 7-9pm Eastern

Written by on Sunday, June 13, 2021

Grateful Dead
Spokane Coliseum, Spokane, Washington
June 14, 1980
(FOB) Sony ECM-990 stereo mic > Cassette Master
Recorded by Bob Morris — thanks to Sam for help.
Cassette Master (Nakamichi DR-1) > Korg MR-1000 (1-bit/5.6MHz) >
Transfer and edit/patch by Bob Morris.

Disc 1 – Set 1:
1. tuning
2. Alabama Getaway >
3. The Promised Land
4. Friend of the Devil >
5. El Paso
6. Brown Eyed Women
7. Me & My Uncle >
8. Big River
9. Far From Me
10. Big Railroad Blues
11. Looks Like Rain
12. Don’t Ease Me In

Disc 2 – Set 2:
1. tuning
2. Feel Like A Stranger
3. Ship of Fools >
4. Estimated Prophet >
5. Eyes of the World >
6. Drums >

Disc 3 – Set 2 cont’d.:
1. Space >
2. Lost Sailor >
3. Saint of Circumstance >
4. Stella Blue >
5. Goin’ Down The Road, Feelin’ Bad >
6. Good Lovin’

7. tuning
8. One More Saturday Night

No reviews of this particular recording…these are from others:
REVIEW: Don’t Overlook This One
The Dead visited Spokane just this once, but they sure made it count. Everything sparkles. Even the
Cowboy Bob covers are played with conviction. Anchorage seems to get the most attention, but if
you’re following this Northwest run, or just digging into 1980 in general, don’t miss this one.

REVIEW: Another hot ’80 show
I haven’t seen this show on many lists but it’s well worth acquiring. The pre-drums second set in
particular is played extremely well. I’ll give this show four stars for performance.

REVIEW: still in a trance
The eyes of the world is one of those tightly packed endless jumperinos that made even the local
vendors of the braizzure hotdogs fall in love with all those twirling dirtyhaired west coast stinkys out
in the hallways. By the end there is no crowd noise, only sweat and mesmerized everybody. I love ’80
and ’81 for these intricate speedy excursions.

REVIEW: rating shows bias
This venue was (it no longer exists) an echo chamber and sometimes a painful experience to hear
music. Somewhere I read Garcia stating that the perfect Stella Blue should have moments of silence.
This one is a good example. I was mesmerized on this night.

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

Remember, folks, to call the venue to see if they are indeed open in the first place, and the event is going on as scheduled, and what protocols are in place.

Kettle Of Fish:
Stottlemyer’s Smokehouse, Sun., June 20th, 4:00 p.m.
19 East Rd., Sarasota, 312-5969

Dana Lawrence:
Siesta Key Oyster Bar, Thurs., June 17th, 2:00 p.m.
5238 Ocean Blvd, Sarasota, 346-5443

Ship Of Fools:
Motorworks Brewing, Sun., June 20th, 3:00 – 7:00 p.m.
1014 9th St. W., Bradenton, 896-9892

Stumble Creek:
Jiggs Landing Outpost, Sat., June 19th, 5:00 p.m.
6106 63rd St. E., Bradenton, 320-8811

The Blue Rooster:
Wed., June 16th, Al Fuller Blues Jam, 7:30 – 10:30 p.m.
Thurs., June 17th, The Divebombers, 7:30 – 10:30 p.m.
Fri., June 11th, Ariella Music(Ari and the Alibis), 8:00 – 11:00 p.m.
Sat., June 12th, Jose Ramirez, 8:00 – 11:00 p.m.
1525 Fourth St., Sarasota, 388-7539

J.R.’s Old Packinghouse Cafe:
Mon., June 7rh, Alvis Brothers Band, 600 – 9:00 p.m.
Tues., June 8th, John Howard, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Wed., June 9th, Rick Miller, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Thurs., June 10th, His Country, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Fri., June 11th, Gracie Maple and the White Crowe Band, 7:00 – 10:00 p.m.
Sat., June 12th, Fancy Larry & The Plain Jaynes, 7:00 – 10:00 p.m.
987 South Packinghouse Road, Sarasota, 371-9358