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Grateful Dead 11/08/69
Fillmore Auditorium, San Francisco, CA
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Entered by dr.unclear
Checksums shn-md5 , st5
Disc Counts 1 / 2
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Source Summary This is the same source as the previous one with the "c" md5s. Filenames have been changed to reflect the correct tracking per etree convention. Note complete show is released as Dick's Picks 16- go buy it 
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Original info file is below, followed by notes on out-of-order tracks on one version.
In any case, I recommend just  buying a copy of Dick's Picks 16! -DSH
Grateful Dead
Fillmore Auditorium
San Francisco, CA
MR (Dick Latvala) > DAT > SoundForge (Jim Wise) > CD

Disc 1 51:35

1. Easy Wind 8:44
2. Good Lovin? 9:05
3. Dark Star > 14:43
4. The Other One > 12:00
5. Dark Star > 1:05
6. Uncle John's Jam > 2:34
7. Dark Star 3:24

Disc 2 65:54

1. Saint Stephen > 7:01
2. The Eleven > 14:34
3. Caution > 17:43
4. Main Ten Jam> 3:12
5. Caution > 8:26
6. Feedback > 8:32
7. And We Bid You Goodnight 3:31
8. Tuning 2:55

This is the same seed as, with md5s d1c & d2c, with the tracks renamed to etree yy-mm-dd convention in the correct order.  Saint Stephen and AWBYGN were incorrectly labelled as d2t07 & d2t01, respectively.  These have had their names swapped to obtain the correct tracking.

Jim Wise's essay About 11/8/69

It wasn't too long after I met Dick in person when he let me in on what
he really was into for a 2-track pick from 1969. When he started coming
east for Dicks Picks parties several years ago he found comfortable
accommodations at my home. I had already an internet & telephone
correspondence with this fascinating man for 2 years prior but had never
met him in person, & luckily for me, Dick & I had several long time
mutual taper friends who vouched for me, so the ice was broken in
advance. I credit my wife Dani for rounding him up. He could have fun
with her (and vice versa) & we could bullshit about tapes all night

I had 11/8 in my collection in several different forms for years, but
never really sat down with it the way Dick showed me how to. Dick was
like Santa Claus & whenever he would show up (once he called with little
advance warning & said he was only one hour away, so get ready for him)
he literally had a bag full of tapes, both cassette & dats. He good
naturedley would love to see me squirm in anticipation & enjoyed teasing
me, 'cause he knew that I was a tape addict, much like himself.

On a visit 2 years ago he sat me down in my living room, we smoked a
fatty, & he pulled out his dat of 11/8 & said  "sit down, shut up, &
listen". As the opening notes of "Dark Star" rang out I watched him curl
up, close his eyes,  & immerse himself in the sound. The last words he
uttered for the next hour & one half were" Its quiet now, but it gets
LOUD" This is when 11/8 really made it's impression on me,  & so did the
infamous clicks!

This was Dick's dilemma; he loved this set so much, but knew that there
were tech flaws on the master. He also had enough experience with his
teammates John Cutler & Jeffrey Norman, to realize that this would be
extremely difficult to persuade them to do the work in order for its
official release as a DP. He was also afraid that it would be rejected
as a pick, like so many other shows he wanted in the past were.

It was only a few months prior that I had started experimenting with a
PC based hard disk recording & editing system, so we grabbed his dat &
downloaded a sample to look at the wav file as it appears on screen. We
farted around for a bit & I found some clicks visually & zoomed in &
simply re drew the glitch with something called the "pencil tool". This
smoothed out the wav & that single click disappeared both visually & on
more importantly, on playback, auditory.

When Dick's business was concluded on the East Coast, he left his dat
with me the play with. His aim was to give John Cutler a reasonable tape
to listen too, in order to introduce him (JC) to the performance. What
Dick had left with me specifically was a dat clone from his personal
cassette copy of Bears 7inch-?-track 7/5-ips master reel.

The redrawing of the glitches was unbelievably tedious, but relatively
easy during the quiet passages, so I spent several days working & sent
him back a dat of the first few minutes of "Dark Star". He called me
back in a whirlwind of enthusiasm & a week later the Dat clones direct
from the masters arrived at my PO box. Now I really went to work &
believe me when I tell you this was truly a labor of love.

Upon inspection this is what I found; the clicking was present on the
right channel of the entire show to 11/7, & the entire show of 11/8,
that is up until the reel flip in the "Other One", when it mysteriously
vanishes! I uploaded the 94-minute Dark Star & ensuing jam onto hard
disk. There is a brief segment before Dark Star begins where you can
really capture what's known as a "noise print". This was basically just
pure clicks without any music, or other noise in the background, & would
be needed if it I could determine that a noise reduction run would be

The 3 facts that saved this recording are; #
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