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Grateful Dead 04/26/83
The Spectrum, Philadelphia, PA
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04/19/2018
Source Summary flac16/44.1 Master AUD: Beyer M201 hypercardiod XY->Sony TCD5M|TDK MA90 No Dolby Location: set1 20ft from stacks RT side lower section set2 behind stage 20 feet from stacks 5 ' ROC Transfer: Nakamichi CR-5A->Dogstar cables-> Tascam DR-680|SD Recorded By: Olvy Johnson Transferred by: Kyle Holbrook 
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Grateful Dead
Date 1983-04-26
The Spectrum
Philadephia PA

This is a 16 bit 44.1khz file set


Set 1
***    Missing first three songs
d1t01 - Me & My Uncle >
d1t02 - Mexicali Blues   /
d1t03 - Maybe You Know
d1t04 - West LA Fadeaway
d1t05 - Brother Esau
d1t06 - It Must Have Been The Roses
d1t07 - Let it Grow

Set 2
d2t01 - Help On the Way > Slipknot! > Franklin's Tower >
d2t02 - Women Are Smarter >
d2t03 - drums >
d2t04 - space >  //
d2t05 - space >
d2t06 - Truckin' >
d2t07 - Morning Dew >
d2t08 - Throwing Stones >
d2t09 - Not Fade Away  //
d2t10 - crowd chant encore break
d2t11 - U.S. Blues

Recording Information:
*** (Shakedown Street-> Minglewood Blues, They Love Each Other missing)
/ tape paused between songs
// Tape flip

Master AUD: Beyer M201 hypercardiod XY->Sony TCD5M|TDK MA90 No Dolby
Location:
set1 20ft from stacks RT side lower section
set2 behind stage 20 feet from stacks 5 ' ROC
Transfer: Nakamichi CR-5A->Dogstar cables-> Tascam DR-680|SD
Recorded By: Olvy Johnson
Transferred by: Kyle Holbrook
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Olvy decided to go to the last show of the tour on a bit of a whim. Aside from final exams I can't imagine why the rest of us couldn't go, so it must have been finals.I can't recall who he went with (Skip, John Borg?), he brought the D5 and Beyers and made it inside with the gear. Inside the cassette case I was surprised to find a hand written diagram of the 4 speaker stacks and his location relative to them! I then remembered him drawing it and explaining to us. I wonder why we never did that again although we took pretty good notes on our masters.

According to the reviews I read this was a doozy show. Many people had a blast at the good old Spectrum. Several folks claim that the Dead really liked that venue; I can say I saw them there about 14 times and they rarely played a stinker at the Spectrum. The first set takes off with a sublime Must Have Been the Roses; the band is soooooo mellow you can practically hear them breathing through the vocal mics. Then they let sail a ripper Let It Grow to end the first set. The continuing Spring 83 Help>Slip>Franklin's odyssey shows up and is thoroughly worked over, complete with spacejam at the end before an awkward transition to Women Are Smarter. The lead into Morning Dew out of Truckin' puts the mood in the Dew, which then kicks ass.

The sound quality is OK for this tour, but I feel we went from alternating placing the mics on a stand to hand holding them still a few times this tour and we learned the hand holding like Olvy did here was just not going to cut it and for the most part ran on a stand for 90% after that (well.... then the C422 came on the scene in late 84,thru 1986 and so we went back to some handheld).

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     6:54.34       73109612 B   ---   --   ---xx   flac  0.6363  gd1983-04-26beyerm201-16s2t02.flac
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     9:31.26      100785596 B   ---   --   ---xx   flac  0.6090  gd1983-04-26beyerm201-16s2t08.flac
     7:45.31       82098956 B   ---   --   ---xx   flac  0.6120  gd1983-04-26beyerm201-16s2t09.flac
     2:08.69       22741532 B   ---   --   ---xx   flac  0.6108  gd1983-04-26beyerm201-16s2t10.flac
     5:03.45       53554784 B   -b-   --   ---xx   flac  0.6409  gd1983-04-26beyerm201-16s2t11.flac
   137:02.18     1450404136 B                            0.6046  (18 files)




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