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“Yesterday’s Dead Today”, Monday, May 22nd, 7-9pm

Written by on Monday, May 22, 2017

“There Is NOTHING like a Grateful Dead concert!”

(Almost) Grateful Dead,
Warfield Theatre, San Francisco, CA
May 22, 1981

Audio discs provided by Paul B, EAC/SHN by Willy
Another installment of The Music Never Stopped Project!

One acoustic set:
1. Intro
2. Deep Elem Blues
3. The Race Is On
4. Friend Of The Devil
5. Cassidy
6. To Lay Me Down
7. Monkey And The Engineer
8. Babe It Ain’t No Lie
9. On The Road Again
10. Bird Song >
11. Ripple >
12. Drums >
13. Oh Boy
14. Outro

Nuclear Disarmament Benefit:
Jerry Garcia – guitar, vocals
Bob Weir – guitar, vocals
Brett Mydland – vocals, keyboards
John Kahn – bass
Mickey Hart – drums
Bill Kreutzman – drums

I myself prefer the Paul Scotton recording, so here it is.Three recordings
circulate; these are most of the very few applicable reviews…

These reviews are from the original Paul Scotton recording, tonight’s broadcast:
REVIEW: Sweet spot
I’m normally not fond of audience recordings from the Warfield – a little too
echoey for my taste – but this one really hits the “sweet spot”. Kudos to the
taper, and to the band for putting aside apoliticism for this one night (or not –
nothing political about survival). Good show all around.

REVIEW: Wavy Gravy
I’m pretty sure that’s Wavy Gravy doing the no-nukes intro in this San
Francisco acoustic set. I like these acoustic sets. This one isn’t as good as those
of the fall of 1980, and the recording isn’t all that great, but this was still a
delight to find here. One interesting aspect is that instead of Phil on electric
bass, we have John Kahn on acoustic bass. My favs here are Deep Elem,
Cassidy (always nice acoustic), a pretty To Lay Me Down, and the jamming
Bird Song.

REVIEW: Love acoustic Dead
For some reason this doesn’t seem to have the ‘oomph’ of the 80 sets but still a
joy to listen to.

These reviews are from the Charlie Miller remaster, while tonight’s broadcast
is from the original Paul Scotton recording:
REVIEW: Not quite five…
But this is very special! I sure wish these post-Radio City acoustic sets were
soundboards. This is pretty rough, but the music here is fantastic! Cassidy is
wildly jammed and this To Lay Me Down is extraordinary!

REVIEW: oh boy!!
wow, check out the ripple—>drumz—->oh boy!


And then, as time allows in the second hour:
New Riders of the Purple Sage
StrangeCreek Campout, Camp Kee-Wanee, Greenfield, MA
May 22, 2009

Audience Matrix-PostMix
akg391 > R-44 Concert Mod@16/48 Taped dfc@soundboard
taped, transferred, mixed by johnD oleo86@gmail.com

Four recordings and not one review:

One Set:
Disc 1:
1. intro/tuning
2. Where I Come From
3. I Don’t Know You
4. Contract
5. Henry
6. Down The Middle
7. Whatcha Gonna Do
8. Panama Red
9. Peggy-O
10. Higher

Disc 2:
1. Barracuda Moon
2. Big Six
3. Louisiana Lady
4. Rainy Day Women #12 & 35

David Nelson – guitar, vocals
Buddy Cage – pedal steel guitar
Michael Falzarano – guitar, vocals
Ronnie Penque – bass, vocals
Johnny Markowski – drums, vocals


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

Kettle Of Fish:
Beach Club Siesta Key, Tues., May 23rd, 9:00 p.m.
5151 Ocean Blvd., Siesta Key, 349-6311

Siesta Key Oyster Bar, Wed., May 24th, 7:00 p.m.
5238 Ocean Blvd, Sarasota, 346-5443

Marina Jack’s Patio Bar, Thurs., May 25th, 6:00 p.m.
2 Marina Plaza, Sarasota, 365-4232

Cortez Kitchen, Fri., May 26th, 6:00 p.m.
Cortez Fishing Village, 198th Street, Cortez, 798-9404

The Blue Rooster, Sat. May 27th, 8:00 p.m.
1525 Fourth St., Sarasota, 388-7539

Michael Miller:
“Lunchtime Acoustic” at Chef Richard’s Kumquat Kitchen:
Fogartyville Community Media & Arts Center, Tues., May 23rd, 11:00 a.m. -2:00 p.m.
525 Kumquat Court, Sarasota, 894-6469

Ober Rivers and His D.U.I.s:
Snook Haven, Sun., May 28th, 1:00 p.m.
5000 East Venice Ave., Venice, 485-7221

Ship Of Fools:
Hoosier Bar and Grill, Sat. May 27th, 9:00 p.m.
163 S. Tamiami Trail, Osprey, 966-1251

The Blue Rooster:
Tues., May 23rd, Lauren Mitchell, 7:00 – 10:00 p.m.
Wed., May 24th, Hymn For Her, 7:00 – 10:00 p.m.
Thurs., May 25th, Doug Deming & The Jewel Tones, 7:30 – 10:30 p.m.
Fri., May 26th, Ellie Lee & The Blues Fury, 8:00 – 11:30 p.m.
Sat., May 27th, Kettle Of Fish, 8:00 – 11:00 p.m.
Sun., May 28th, Truality, Noon – 2:30 p.m.
Nick Moss Band, 7:30 p.m.
1525 Fourth St., Sarasota, 388-7539

J.R.’s Old Packinghouse Cafe: (all shows start at 7:00 p.m.)
Mon., May 22nd, Open Mic with Rick Alvis
Tues., May 23rd, John Howard & The Smokin’ J’s
Wed., May 24th, Buddy Gibson
Thurs., May 25th, Stumble Creek
Fri., May 26th, The Missing Links
Sat., May 27th, Jason Haram Group
987 South Packinghouse Road, 371-9358

Sarasota Folk Club:
This month’s Sarasota Sailing Squadron concert is Mon., May 22nd(NOT the last Monday, due to Memorial Day each year), “Love & Peace Hootenanny”, with no open mic that night.
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: