Great American String Band
Golden State Country Bluegrass Festival
(often incorrectly given as Marin County Bluegrass Festival)
Marin County Veterans' Auditorium Building and Grounds
San Rafael, CA
April 26, 1974 (Friday)
Taper: Tom Moran;
Gear: Sony cassette recorder with built-in mic ("maybe a Sony TC-150");
Source: taperpat's 1st gen reel;
Transfer (Matt Smith): AKAI GX625 playback > Apogee Mini Me (24/96) > Apogee
Mini Dac (monitoring) > Wavelab 5.0 (dithered to 16/44) > CD;
Lossless encoding (jj): EAC > CDWave > TLH (FLAC level 8).
(7 tracks, 29:11)
01. Bud's Bounce [2:35] [0:07]
02. Dawg's Bull [2:40] [0:36]
03. Rolling In My Sweet Baby's Arms (1) [4:39] [0:20]
04. My Plastic Banana Is Not Stupid [3:20] [0:27]
05. Swing '42 [5:34] [0:21]
06. Dawg's Rag [5:45] [0:17]
I'll Be A Gambler If You Deal The Cards [2:28] [0:02]
(MISSING: Midnight At The Oasis [w/ Maria Muldaur])
Taj Majal - bass;
David Nichtern - guitar;
Jerry Garcia - banjo;
David Grisman - mandolin;
Richard Greene - fiddle;
Vassar Clements - fiddle;
(1) Maria Muldaur - vocals.
- This is not a high fidelity recording, but it is not bad. It certainly puts you in the
time and place pretty well.
Thanks to everyone in involved in getting this from the Festival to our hard drives!