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“Yesterday’s Dead Today”, Monday, Mar. 13th, 7-9pm

Written by on Sunday, March 12, 2017

“There Is NOTHING like a Grateful Dead concert!”

Grateful Dead, Centennial Coliseum, Reno, NV
March 13, 1982
AUD: Nakamichi CM300/CP4 shotguns > Sony TC-D5M > Maxell XLII (S1)
and Hitachi ME-Metal (S2). Set up FOB, recording by Brian Schley.
Transferred by Andrew F. 08/2015

Takes a few minutes but, once they get the sound sussed, you might think this was a soundboard.

Disc 1 – Set 1:
1. Alabama Getaway >
2. Greatest Story Ever Told
3. Friend of the Devil >
4. C.C. Rider
5. Brown Eyed Women
6. Cassidy
7. It Must Have Been the Roses
8. Minglewood Blues >
9. China Cat Sunflower >
10. I Know You Rider

Disc 2 – Set 2:
1. Feel Like a Stranger >
2. Franklin’s Tower
3. Estimated Prophet >
4. Eyes of the World >
5. Drums >
6. Space >

Disc 3 – Set 2 cont’d.:
1. The Other One >
2. Black Peter >
3. Around & Around >
4. Good Lovin’

5. Don’t Ease Me In

The only review of this recording:
REVIEW: Very solid 1982 show…
This is a great audience recording and a definite archive upgrade of this solid 1982 show. 1st set feature
a strong BEW and a downright top-notch Roses – Jer is poignant in his vocals and solo, the guy was one
of the most honestly soulful performers ever. 2nd set has a blistering
Stranger>Franklin’s>Estimated>Eyes. Guitar work is especially creative in Franklin’s and Eyes. Nice
Space into TOO uses a Dear Prudence reference to segue into Black Peter. Give a listen, underrated
time period, this 1982.

From the Charlie Miller second set soundboard:
REVIEW: Solid set
I wanted this set for years because of the supposed Jam on Dear Prudence. Like Charlie points out, its
more of a tease rather than a jam (read in tapers continuum that it was noteworthy). Anyways highlights
are def Stranger>Franklins. The jams are solid and While Estimated gets the crowd going, Jerry false
starts on He’s Gone before sloppily settling with Eyes. The whole band gets confused for about three
seconds then it falls into place.

REVIEW: Very nice!
Smokin’ Stranger > Franklin’s, and Other One. Great sound, too. That sounds like a Lucy in the Sky
tease, not Dear Prudence, to me…

REVIEW: Standard ’82 fare
Nothing terribly exciting about this one, and I’m a big fan of 82-84. It is interesting to hear the
differences between ’81 and ’82 though. Even at this early point in the year it was already considerably
looser than 1981. I’ve always felt that 1982 was the year that Brent really became a full fledged member
of the band.

REVIEW: Hot little set!
Some great stuff here including a smoldering Franklin’s (one of the best of the 80’s IMO), as well as
killer version of Eyes and The Other One make this worth a listen.

REVIEW: bread crumb
I love the enthusiastic uptake into The Other One.

From another audience recording:
REVIEW: Name that Tease …
That tease sounds like Dear Prudence. Something the Dead never played, although after I heard Jerry do
it at the Catalyst in Santa Cruz, I always wish they did.

Interesting. The tease has elements of Strawberry Fields, Dear Prudence and Lucy In The Sky With
Diamonds at once.

REVIEW: yeah, what they said
smokin’ set, esp. Stranger > Franklins.

REVIEW: Killer show!
Spacey Stranger into a fast over the top Franklins, the Estimated is typically peaky during the 1st jam
and I recall the Eyes is really good. The Estimated Jam into Eye’s I can’t remember. The rest of the
show I don’t remember as much, I think the Other One might be pretty good. The Peak of this show is
the Franklins Tower though, it stands out among other Franklins Towers I’ve heard because there are a
lot of over the top peaky parts where Jerry just lets loose! I was at this show but I don’t remember much
of it, just the unclean JFK blotter with lightning bolts coming out of his eyes and stomach cramps
during the later part of the show. I remember enjoying the show except for the cramps, but that’s about

REVIEW: the Dear Prudence Tease
This was the first show after John Belushi’s death, which seemed to hit the band hard. (the next night in
Davis Micke and Bill did the John Belushi funeral drums). What I recall from that night in Reno was
first the emotion that Jerry poured into Franklin’s Tower. After the Estimated, the band starts to drift
into He’s Gone, but someone “overrules”, and they launch into a wonderful Eyes of the World instead.
(Was He’s Gone too obvious a tribute?) So when the Dear Prudence tease comes up later, only to be
shut down to Jerry, to go into Black Peter as a tribute song, it was almost as if Jerry felt since they
already did Eyes, it was more appropriate to express their anguish in the form of Black Peter. who
knows; it certainly was a scintillating set, demonstrating music is emotion.

REVIEW: WILD SHOW – the boys forgot to play Sat. night
This was really a very odd show – very wild energy. they forgot to play One More Saturday night which
I think most of us only realized later that night. They opened the next night in Davis with it.

REVIEW: that explains it
I was a senior in high school and lost all my friends and was convinced that there were helicopters
flying around in the auditorium. Maybe explained by reno law enforcement being present or maybe i
was one of the exceptionally wasted people. Maybe both. Somehow I found the hotel room. And made
it to Davis for the show the next day where there was an incredible Bird Song.


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

Kettle Of Fish:
Siesta Key Oyster Bar, Wed., Mar. 15th, 7:00 p.m.
5238 Ocean Blvd, Sarasota, 346-5443

Marina Jack’s Patio Bar, Thurs., Mar. 16th, 6:00 p.m.
2 Marina Plaza, Sarasota, 365-4232

Motorworks Brewing, Fri., Mar. 17th, 6:00 p.m.
1014 9th St. W., Bradenton, 896-9892

Stottlelmeyer’s Smokehouse, Sun., Mar. 19th, 3:00 p.m.
19 East Rd., Sarasota, 312-5969

Michael Miller with Mark Zampella:
The Tea House, Fri., Mar. 17th, 8:00 p.m.
1869 Fruitville Rd. Sarasota, 346-6361

Ship Of Fools:
Woody’s River Roo Pub & Grill, Fri., Mar. 17th, 7:00 p.m.
5717 18th Street East., Ellenton, 722-2391

The Blue Rooster:
Mon., Mar. 13th, Monday Jazz with Steve Arvey, 7:00 – 10:00 p.m.
Tues., Mar. 14th, Suitcase Full Of Blues, 7:00 – 10:00 p.m.
Wed., Mar. 15th, Brian Lee “Braille Blues Daddy”, 7:00 – 10:00 p.m.
Thurs., Mar. 16th, Lauren Mitchell 7:30 – 10:30 p.m.
Fri., Mar. 17th, Sean Chambers Band, 8:00 – 11:30 p.m.
Sat., Mar. 18th, Lil’ Ed & The Blues Imperials, 8:00 – 11:00 p.m.
Sun., Mar. 19th, Truality, 11:15 a.m. and 1:15 p.m. seatings
Lil’ Ed & The Blues Imperials, 8:00 – 10:00 p.m.
1525 Fourth St., Sarasota, 388-7539

J.R.’s Old Packinghouse Cafe: (all shows start at 7:00 p.m.)
Tues., Mar. 14th, Mike Tozier
Wed., Mar. 15th, Greenhouse Effect
Thurs., Mar. 16th, Pete and Stretch
Fri., Mar. 17th, Lauren Mitchell
Sat., Mar. 18th, Smokin’ Bones
987 South Packinghouse Road, 371-9358

Sarasota Folk Club:
This month’s Sarasota Sailing Squadron concert is Mon., Mar. 27th, Larry Mangum

Open mic at 7:15 p.m., concert at 8:30

1717 Ken Thompson Pkwy. 388-2355
For all information regarding the Sarasota Folk Club, go to their website: