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Grateful Dead 01/29/66
Sound City Acid Test, San Francisco, CA
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09/27/2001
Source Summary part of Acid Test compilation; via Alan Bershaw, Thomas Wulf; md5s and txt shown are for whole set and for this date 
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Grateful Dead & Merry Pranksters
The Acid Test Reels
1965-1967

A chronological compilation of the Acid Test recordings listed in
The Grateful Dead Tapers Compendium Volume One.


DISC ONE: Fillmore Acid Test/Sound City Acid Test

The Fillmore Acid Test
Fillmore Auditorium, San Francisco, CA
     January 8, 1966
1.  Stage Chaos/More Power Rap
2.  King Bee
3.  I'm A Hog For You Baby
4.  Caution: Do Not Step On Tracks >
5.  Death Don't Have No Mercy
6.  Star Spangled Banner / closing remarks

The Sound City Acid Test
363 6th Street, San Francisco, CA
     January 29, 1966
7.  Ken Kesey interviewed by Frank Fey
8.  Ken Babbs and harmonica
9.  Take Two: Ken Kesey
10. Bull
11. Peggy The Pistol
12. One-way Ticket
13. Bells And Fairies
14. Levitation
15. Trip X
16. The End

7-16 The Acid Test: A Sound City Production


DISC TWO: Pico Acid Test /S.F. State U Acid Test (pt.1)

The Pico Acid Test
Danish Center, Los Angeles, CA
     March 12, 1966
1.  Viola Lee Blues
2.  You See A Broken Heart
3.  In The Midnight Hour

The San Francisco State Acid Test  
Whatever It Is Festival
San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA
Stereo Control Room Master (rec. 4:00AM - 6:00AM)
     October 2, 1966
4.  The Head Has Become Fat Rap
5.  A Mexican Story: 25 Bennies
6.  A Tarnished Galahad
7.  Get It Off The Ground Rap >
8.  It's Good To Be God Rap >
9.  Nirvana Army Rap >
10. The Butcher Is Back
11. Acid Test Graduation Announcement
12. Send Me To The Moon >Closing Rap

Credits on 10/2/66:
Voices: Ken Kesey and Hugh Romney
Guitar: Ken Kesey
Violin: Dale Kesey
Organ: Jerry Garcia
Engineering: Steve Newman, Ken Kesey, Mountain Girl


DISC THREE: S.F. State U Acid Test (pt. 2)/Graduation Jam

The San Francisco State Acid Test  
Whatever It Is Festival
San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA
     October 2, 1966
1.  Ken Kesey's dialogue (isolated remix)

Merry Prankster Sound Collage Sequences
     October 2, 1966
2.  Prankster Music/Sound Collage #1(sequence 1)
3.  Kesey Rap > Prankster Music/Sound Collage #2 (sequence 2)
4.  Prankster Sound Collage #3 > Prankster Raga(sequence 3)
Prankster Recordings broadcast over the P.A.

End of Whatever It Is Festival
     October 2, 1966
5.  Closing Jam
6.  Prankster Electronics

Acid Test Graduation Jam
Winterland, San Francisco, CA
     October 31, 1966
7.  Jam Session (musicians unknown)
from The World Of Acid film soundtrack


Disc Four: Related Recordings

Neal Cassady & The Warlocks 1965
1.  Speed Limit
     studio recording/Prankster production tape circa late 1965
     Straight Theater, Haight Street, San Francisco, CA   July 23, 1967
2.  Neal Cassady Raps (backed by The Dead)
     recording released as a flexi-disc in the 1st printing of The Dead Book

Acid Tests Production Reel
3.  Jerry Garcia commentary with Acid Test audio
     710 Haight Street House, San Francisco, CA   summer 1967
4. - 6.  Jerry Garcia  
     one hour interview about music, drugs, politics and social changes circa
1967


compilation and package by Alan Bershaw
shn discs by TaW
Note 1: I split the 1h Jerry interview on disc 4 into 3 smaller pieces (a-c).
Note 2: The shn-tracks for audio disc 4 are split between shn-discs 2 and 3!


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02/25/2004 MZ The Fillmore Acid Test (1/8/66) tracks are taken from the offically released video by Key-Z productions.

The Sound City Acid Test (1/29/66) tracks are taken from the commercial CD called The Acid Tests Vol. 1 (King Mob KMOB 3, distributed by Sony).

The Pico Acid Test (3/12/66) tracks are old excerpts; the full set exists in much better quality.

The San Francisco State Acid Test (10/2/66) tracks are taken directly from the officially released CD from Key-Z Productions.