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“Yesterday’s Dead Today”, Monday, June 8th, 7-9pm Eastern

Written by on Sunday, June 7, 2020

“It is said that, if you lined up all those who have ever been to a Grateful Dead concert head-to-toe, the line would stretch around the moon, and about halfway back. And nobody would complain!”

WSLR is slowly coming back with a very sparse number of live studio programmers, albeit with very specific
instructions as to how to protect both ourselves and our fellow WSLR volunteers.

One of my hard-and-fast rules is that I never broadcast commercially-released material(with a very tiny number
of “mishaps”…). Such would normally be the case with this evening’s broadcast. The three-evening set entitled
“Winterland June 1977: The Complete Recordings ” is commercially available. However, that being said, here is
an excellent audience recording, courtesy of three sound masters:

Grateful Dead
Winterland Arena, San Francisco, CA
June 8, 1977
AKG D224s > Tandberg 10X > 10 in Master Reel @ 7.5 ips

Taped by Sandy Troy, provided by Charlie Miller, edited and mastered by SIRMick, transferred by Matt Smith

Disc 1 – Set 1:

  1. New Minglewood Blues
  2. Sugaree
  3. Mexicali Blues
  4. Row Jimmy
  5. Passenger
  6. Sunrise
  7. Brown Eyed Women
  8. It’s All Over Now
  9. Jack-A-Roe
  10. Lazy Lightnin’ >
  11. Supplication

Disc 2 – Set 2:

  1. Bertha >
  2. Good Lovin’
  3. Ramble On Rose
  4. Estimated Prophet >
  5. Eyes Of The World >
  6. Drums >

Disc 3 – Set 2 cont’d.:

  1. The Other One >
  2. Wharf Rat >
  3. Not Fade Away >
  4. Goin’ Down The Road Feeling Bad >
  5. Johnny B. Goode


  1. Brokedown Palace

There are no reviews of this particular recording, but there are ample from others:
REVIEW: It Was Great — Ev’ry Note
I was an attendee. In performance, there was no letdown from night to night. This recording reveals all. 7 of 5 stars!

REVIEW: Good sound, great energy
Good sounding AUD source, captures the energy of the band, and audience nicely.

Listening to this, I see it has no reviews, know this a Dead release, but this sounds nice. ‘77 was a great year for
the Dead. They were tight, hot and sounded like they were having fun. This was part off so far 3 box sets from
this year.

REVIEW: My baby
I had an AUD tape when I was a pup, and while it’s a AUD in a sea of betty boards, it’s not bad sounding and
great to hear the crowd response, particularly on NFA, GDTRFB and JBG, and there’s even a little low end on
it. I don’t know if that GDTRFB is rated, but damn it is so frickin hot! I love the mid/late 70s versions of this

REVIEW: This is a Gem!!
Beautiful. The music is beautifully played and, Donna’s harmonies w/ the Boys is among the best I’ve heard.
Also, check the little guitar “twist” toward the beginning of Estimated.

REVIEW: Great Run!
A fine cap to the superlative spring tour of 1977. Always find myself coming back to these shows every

REVIEW: sugaree
hands down one of, if not the greatest sugaree, i was only 7, it was my birthday, why the hell wasnt i there

There are many more like these…