Grateful Dead Live at Olympic Arena on 1983-10-17


Grateful Dead, “Grateful Dead Live at Olympic Arena on 1983-10-17,” Grateful Dead Archive Online, accessed February 9, 2016,


Set 1

Sugaree ->
Little Red Rooster
Friend Of The Devil
My Brother Esau
Bird Song
Hell In A Bucket ->

Set 2

Touch Of Grey
Samson And Delilah
To Lay Me Down ->
Man Smart (Woman Smarter)
Terrapin Station ->
Drums ->
Space ->
The Wheel ->
I Need A Miracle ->
Goin' Down The Road Feeling Bad ->
Good Lovin'



  • MATRIX MIX: 2 SBD/ 1 AUD (About 60%/40%)

    2 SBD:

    Recording Info:
    Set 1: SBD -> Master Cassette -> Dat -> Sonic Solutions -> CD -> EAC -> FLAC
    Set 2: SBD -> Master Cassette -> Reel -> Dat -> CD -> EAC ->
    Samplitude v7.02 Professional -> FLAC

    Patch Info:
    (FOB/12th Row) Sennheiser 421 -> Master Cassette (Sony D5) -> Dat -> CD
    Patches in "Samson" and "Space"

    Edited By Charlie Miller

    -- Seamless transition between discs 2 and 3.

    Recording Info:
    (FOB) Sennheiser 441 + (1) Neumann U87 -> Cassette Master (Nakamichi 550) -> Dat (48k)

    Transfer Info:
    Dat (Sony R500) -> Sound Devices 744T -> Samplitude Professional v10.02 -> FLAC

    All Transfers and Mastering By Charlie Miller
    March 24, 2008

    Patch Info:
    (FOB/12th Row) Sennheiser 421 -> Cassette Master -> Dat -> CD (shnid=347) supplies:
    Drums (complete track)

    -- Recorded By Rob Eaton
    -- Dat provided by J.J. Clifton

    Thank you to Charlie Miller for the SBD and AUD transfers,
    and to Rob Eaton for recording the show.
    And thanks to mayormarionbarry for the seed.

    Matrix by Hunter Seamons using Final Cut Pro (FLAC>AIFF>Final Cut>WAV>FLAC)
    April 3, 2008 Remastered June 24, 2008


    1) While there are minor gaps in all sources at various places, there is a three-minute gap in the AUD patch (Sennheiser 421) during Drums, so only the SBD plays for part of Drums.

    2) Love the Space in this show, for some reason. Come to think of it, I love this show too.

    Remastering Notes (06/24/08):

    1) Portions of all songs were re-synced, except Friend of the Devil, Man Smart (Woman Smarter), Drums, and I Need a Miracle.


  • 175:20.62

Donor and Provenance:

  • See Notes

Accession Number:

  • gd1983-10-17.mtx.seamons.fix2.92424.sbeok.flac16

Archival Resource Key:

  • ark:/38305/g4c53nbx


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