“Yesterday’s Dead Today”, Monday, May 8th, 7-9pm Eastern
Written by Mark Binder on Sunday, May 7, 2023
I’ve seen thousands of reviews over the years, but this actually explains “A Deadhead”…
As a new fan of the Dead it was years before I realized the importance of the tears streaming down
the face of the girl beside me. She seemed to be having a religious experience. Now I know why”
Barton Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
May 8, 1977
AUD taped by Jerry Moore, 24 bit
sony ecm 33p’s > sony tc-153, maxell udxLII90’s/dolby b > 10.5″ reels
@ 7.5 ips, provides most of the show,
mastering, pitch correction, and seeded by Charlie Miller
“5/8/77” is a very special date in Grateful Dead-dom…millions consider it “The Holy Grail”
of the two thousand of Dead concerts…so much that May 8 is designated “Grateful Dead
Day” in Ithaca! See just one article here:
Myself? I prefer the next day, 5/9, at the War Memorial in Buffalo. NOT because of the
performances in general; they are both fantastic…I much prefer the setlist of 5/9. and like to
think of 5/8 as “the soundcheck”. and, while I have already broadcast the soundboard prior to
the 2017 box-set release, I am not above broadcasting an audience recording of the same
date, especially on such an historic date, and with such a magnificent audience
Disc 1 – Set 1:
1. Minglewood Blues
3. El Paso
4. They Love Each Other
5. Jack Straw
7. Lazy Lightning >
9. Brown Eyed Women
10. Mama Tried
11. Row Jimmy
Disc 2 – Set 1 cont’d.:
1. Dancing In The Streets
2. “take a step back”
3. Scarlet Begonias >
4. Fire on the Mountain
5. Estimated Prophet
Disc 3 – Set 2 cont’d.:
1. Saint Stephen >
2. Not Fade Away >
3. Saint Stephen >
4. Morning Dew
5. One More Saturday Night
The One More Sat Nite encore is from the newly discovered original cassette master and has
only been included in previous seeds from the 1st gen reel
REVIEW: nice spit polish
Very nice upgrade of a (the?) classic show. This is going to replace my earlier AUD in my
collection. Though the sbd was my college soundtrack, I prefer the aud now!
Dancing In the Streets!!!
REVIEW: It snowed 4 reel
A mere college freshman, I left my finals studies at Bingo behind and hitchhiked with my
buddy Qyr to the Boston garden for 5-7-77, What a kick ass Terrapin! We stuck out our
thumbs the next day and headed for Cornell. Many cars around us skidded off the road from
late season ice. We arrived at Barton hall just in time to meet up with our fellow Bingos. I
had no idea at the time this was such an all time great show. I thought all Dead shows were
like this! We emerged to a snow storm in May. I did well on my finals the next week. I guess
it was meant to be!
That Loser solo… oh my god. So good.
REVIEW: This is a great audience source!
Thank you. This patches the SB quite well. Thanks!
REVIEW: Dancing in the STREETS!!!
8 mins into the song, the entire band creates a seminal work of body where members and
audience become one.
REVIEW: One hot show
This whole show is on fire. The Browned Eyed Women is one of the best, and you can’t go
wrong with that Dancin’ in The Streets either. One of my go-to shows if I am ever feelin’
thanks to aLL for their efforts. it Sounds just exactly right.
“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:
Hart’s Landing, Sat., May 13th, 7:00 – 10:00 p.m.
920 John Ringling Causeway Sarasota, 330-0650
Stottlemyer’s Smokehouse, Sun., May 14th, 4:00 – 7:00 p.m.
19 East Rd., Sarasota, 312-5969
Captain Curt’s, Wed., May 10th, 12:00 – 4:00 p.m.
1200 Old Stickney Point Rd., Sarasota, 349-3885
Siesta Key Oyster Bar, Thurs., May 11th, 2:00 – 6:00 p.m.
5238 Ocean Blvd, Sarasota, 346-5443
Schmitz Brothers Band:
Snook Haven, Sat., May 13th, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
5000 East Venice Ave., Venice, 485-7221
J.R.’s Old Packinghouse Cafe:
Mon., May 8th, Alvis Brothers Band, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Tues., May 9th, Pedro & Zooey, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Wed., May 10th, Rick Miller, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Thurs., May 11th, Frayed Knot Band, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Fri., May 12th, White Crowe Band, 7:00 – 10:00 p.m.
Sat., May 13th, Fancy Larry & The Plain Jaynes, 7:00 – 10:00 p.m.
987 South Packinghouse Road, Sarasota, 371-9358
Fogartyville Community Media & Arts Center:
525 Kumquat Court, Sarasota, 894-6469
Abby Posner + BABYL
Fri., May 12th, 8:00 p.m. Doors open at 7:00.
$15 members, $18 non-members, $9 students(13+)
Does not say that the Kumquat Kitchen will be open.
Fabulous Art Foundation PRIDE / Be Fabulous
Sat., May 6th, 8:00 p.m. Doors open at 7:00.
$5 members, $7 at the door.
Does not say that the Kumquat Kitchen will be open.
Will McLean Foundation Audible Art Seried at Fogartyville Presents:
Sun., May 14th, 2:00 p.m., doors open at 1:00.
The Kumquat Kitchen will be open for lunch when doors open.
Beverages and snacks will also be available for purchase.
No outside food or drinks, please.
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