Grateful Dead Live at Cow Palace on 1974-03-23


Grateful Dead, “Grateful Dead Live at Cow Palace on 1974-03-23,” Grateful Dead Archive Online, accessed February 12, 2016,


Set 1

U.S. Blues
The Promised Land
Brown Eyed Women
Mexicali Blues
Tennessee Jed
Black Throated Wind
Scarlet Begonias
Beat It On Down The Line
It Must Have Been The Roses
El Paso
China Cat Sunflower ->
I Know You Rider
Weather Report Suite Prelude ->
Weather Report Suite Part ->
Let It Grow

Set 2

Playing In The Band
Playing In The Band ->
Uncle John's Band ->
Morning Dew ->
Uncle John's Band ->
Playing In The Band
Ship Of Fools
Big River
Ramble On Rose
Me And My Uncle
Around And Around
Wharf Rat ->
Sugar Magnolia

Casey Jones
One More Saturday Night


  • Possible taper by Charles Connors

    All Edits and tracking in Wavelab 6.0 by **__** :
    BBE processing, Crystal Sample Rate converter,
    L3 multimaximizer>dithered 44.1k/16>FLACfrontend level8

    Patches by Michael Hughey-scarletfire1111@yahoo-dot-com:
    in Adobe Audition (spots noted below)

    a **GEMS** production October 2006

    BBE- bass contour:0 process:1 output:full
    peak master -.10dB

    00:01.401 us blues (wave that flag)
    -tape pause 5:47.563

    06:17.803 promised land
    - taper's sound seems to improve or the band gets tuned up..not sure which
    - dropout 09:30.783-09:31.193

    09:59.919 browneyed women
    - no issues
    - tape pause at 14:52.950

    15:18.037 mexicali blues
    - no issues
    - tape pause/restart 18:45.445

    19:42.972 tennesee jed
    -watch hot parts on piano solo
    -tape pause/restart 27:41.803

    28:15.920 black throated wind
    - channel droup out fixed
    - tape pause/restart 34:59.648

    35:21.600 scarlet begonias
    -tape pause/restart "LET IT RAIN" fan scream 41:39.887

    ****for processing within wavelab's 2 gig limit, DAT one was worked on in 2 parts, split at the BIODTL.
    The initial split was split along cdr sector boundaries to ensure proper sbes in the final 44.1kHz version

    43:07.675(0) Beat it on Down the Line
    - tape pause/restart 46:29.007

    46:32.181(3.24.506) It Must have Been the Roses
    - left channel dropout 46:48.984-46:49.006 repaired and used pencil tool to redraw wav
    - right channel dropout 47:25.594-597 fixed w other channel paste
    - lc dropout 47:25.617-624 fixed w/ other channel paste

    dat 2 QC
    BBE- bass contour:0 process:1 output:full
    peak master -.10dB

    00:02.511 Playin in the Band
    -replaced right channel w left 04:26.581-90
    zipper manually redrawn 00:25.685-86
    23:50.559.5 fixed
    14:16.630 Uncle John's Band
    -replaced low left channel w/ right channel 22:30.000-22:50.325

    23:29.448 Morning Dew
    -bass becomes quite full around 27:10
    -29:12.500- 29:15.557 replaced left channel w/ right
    -click/clap at 31:28.100 reduced
    -31:28.683-@.900 hand redrew zippers and reduced gain .75...
    slightly audible still, mixed w/ a hand clap

    ujb reprise
    -40:39.190-220 right channel replaced w/ left
    -light static 41:26.100-400 (left alone)
    -41:55.205-222 left channel replaced w/ right
    -42:57.449-455 left channel replaced w/ right

    playin reprise

    ship of fools
    - left channel; replace w right 47:42.200-203
    - a couple instances of static in ship left to be

    - tiny left channel dropout repaired @56:00

    ramble on rose
    - repaired one tiny dropout(RC)
    and forgot to record the time (@ 2 mins in)

    mamu(it is not "into" this song as sbd suggests)
    -01:05:23.142-157 left channel replaced with right
    -01:05:22.842-861 left channel replaced with right

    **at about 01:07:58 a guy says " take another hit of acid buddy!"...
    other fella replies "we already did!" :) classic stuff

    bertha..possibly first second missing..tapes starts rolling at exact start

    around and around


    -approx first minute is aud before a fade into the sbd source

    (Dat 1 first half)
    Promised Land
    patch spot is at 9:31 on dat (@3:10 into the tune)
    (DAT 2)
    Uncle Johns Band 23:01
    there's a dropout.. i assumed there is not a large chunk of missing music as it seems "in time".
    (DAT 2)
    01hr:13:10 just the left channel is missing but i feel there may be a few missing notes.
    (DAT 2)
    Sugar Magnolia> Encore patched in from sbd source

Accession Number:

  • gd1974-03-23.aud.connors.hughey.gems.78599.flac16

Archival Resource Key:

  • ark:/38305/g40v8d9z


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