Grateful Dead Live at RFK Stadium on 1973-06-10

Citation:

Grateful Dead, “Grateful Dead Live at RFK Stadium on 1973-06-10,” Grateful Dead Archive Online, accessed October 25, 2014, http://www.gdao.org/items/show/7140.

Contents:

Set 1

Morning Dew
Beat It On Down The Line
Ramble On Rose
Jack Straw
Wave That Flag
Looks Like Rain
Box Of Rain
They Love Each Other
The Race Is On
Row Jimmy
El Paso
Bird Song
Playing In The Band

Set 2

Eyes Of The World ->
Stella Blue
Big River
Here Comes Sunshine
Around And Around
Dark Star ->
He's Gone ->
Wharf Rat ->
Truckin'
Sugar Magnolia

Set 3


It Takes A Lot To Laugh It Takes A Train To Cry
That's All Right, Mama
The Promised Land
Not Fade Away ->
Goin' Down The Road Feeling Bad ->
Drums ->
Not Fade Away
Johnny B. Goode

Description:

  • Audio Source Information
    AUD1 (shnid = 90351)
    Source:
    -- Sony TC 110 cassette deck
    -- single-point stereo mic, hand-held on mic-stand shaft
    -- FOB center infield, between sbd platform and stage platform
    Lineage:
    -- MR > Nakamichi 550 > Lexicon Alpha > Samplitude > CD-Tag > Flac-16
    -- Taping, transferring, and remastering done by Monte Barry
    Notes:
    -- This show is complete
    -- Most track changes are seemless
    -- Patches are cross-faded
    -- SBD patches have "concert hall" echo/delay effects applied

    -- Playing in the Band --------- tape change dropout at 5:22, Gadsden-Miller patched until 6:23
    -- Eyes of the World ----------- missing content until 14:35, Gadsden-Miller AUD patched
    -- It Takes A Train to To Cry -- SBD patched due to tape damage, 1:42 to 1:47, 3:03 to 3:16
    -- That's Alright Mama --------- SBD patched due to tape damage, 3:35 to 3:50, 5:56 to 8:58
    -- GDTRFB ---------------------- tape change dropout at 4:37, SBD patched until 5:01

    This AUD recording epitomizes the very best of the Grateful Dead "live sound" for the time. The Wall of Sound is nailed by the sound crew and the Dead for this show. Set within an outdoor Stadium, this close-up infield FOB spatially captures sound from the two Aux PA towers on the infield, behind the taper. The sound delay from the Wall of Sound to the Aux PA towers adds a touch of ear candy as it rolls around the stadium. This was by far the best sound fidelity experience I ever heard come out of a PA System, period. It was a sensational orgy of sound. -- Monte

    AUD2 (shnid = 89681)
    Recording Info:
    (FOB) Unknown Mics -> Cassette Master -> Reel (1/4 Track - 7.5 ips)

    Transfer Info:
    Reel (Sony TC-366) -> Korg MR-1000 -> Samplitude Professional v10.02 -> FLAC
    (2 Discs Audio / 1 Disc FLAC)

    All Transfers and Mastering By Charlie Miller and Neil Sturtevant
    charliemiller87@earthlink.net
    January 26, 2008

    Notes:
    -- Disc change is seamless
    -- Recorded by Bill Gadsden

    Patched using:
    SBD (shnid = 89730)
    Recording Info:
    SBD -> Master Reel -> Dat -> CD

    Transfer Info:
    CD -> Samplitude Professional v10.01 -> FLAC
    (4 Discs Audio / 3 Discs FLAC)

    All Transfers and Mastering By Charlie Miller
    charliemiller87@earthlink.net
    January 29, 2008

    Patch Info:
    (FOB) Unknown Mics -> Master Cassette -> Reel -> Korg MR-1000 supplies:
    Eyes Of The World (6:54 - 6:56)

    Notes:
    -- All disc changes are seamless
    -- This is a fixed version of shnid=89640
    -- Cleaned up many flaws and fixed the levels
    -- It may not be perfect, but it's a lot better
    -- Patch source recorded by Bill Gadsden
    -- Patch source transferred by Charlie Miller and Neil Sturtevant
    -- Set 3 is with Merl Saunders, Dickey Betts and Butch Trucks
    -- Beginning of Beat It On Down The Line is cut
    -- There are some flaws in The Race Is On that still remain
    -- Reel flip in GDTRFB patched with alternate SBD source
    -- Thanks to Jeremy Humphreys for the GDTRFB patch
    ---------------------------------------------------------

    Brokedown House Production

Extent:

  • 280

Donor and Provenance:

  • See info file

Accession Number:

  • gd1973-06-10.aud.barry-gadsden.tobin.90796.flac16

Archival Resource Key:

  • ark:/38305/g4d79bx3

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