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Lossless Bootleg Bonanza: Grateful Dead – Chicago, IL (05/13/77)

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Grateful Dead
Auditorium Theatre
Chicago IL

Download FLAC: Part I, Part II
Download MP3@320: Rapidshare

SBD>>MR>>Dat>>CDA>>SS>>CDA>>SHN>>DAW(Bertha)>>CDA – Sound A+
Post Drums(Disc 3): PreFM>>???>>Dat>>CDA – Sound B-

–Set 1–
101-d1t01 – Stage bantor
102-d1t02 – The Music Never Stopped
103-d1t03 – Ramble on Rose
104-d1t04 – Cassidy
105-d1t05 – Brown Eyed Women
106-d1t06 – New Minglewood Blues
107-d1t07 – Friend of the Devil
108-d1t08 – El Paso
109-d1t09 – Jack-A-Roe
110-d1t10 – Looks Like Rain
111-d2t01 – Scarlet Begonias ->
112-d2t02 – Fire on the Mountain

–Set 2–
201-d2t03 – Samson & Delilah ->
202-d2t04 – Bertha
203-d2t05 – Estimated Prophet -> Drums ->
204-d3t01 – Drums ->
205-d3t02 – The Other One ->
206-d3t03 – Stella Blue ->
207-d3t04 – Going Down the Road Feeling Bad ->
208-d3t05 – One More Saturday Night

209-d3t06 – U.S. Blues

-Digitally remastered using a custom built, Dual-DAW nicknamed Bertha, by on 10/5/2002.
-Post drums / disc 3, which is proported to be PreFM>>DAT, has a PCM gen, and at least one cassette gen.
-Post drums / disc 3 was deemphasised prior to processing due to the PCM emphasis, making it a bit more listenable, maybe even enjoyable.
-The right channel Dropout on track D3t05 has been crossfaded from the left channel making that section of the track mono. I figured mono was the lesser of two evils.

From Charlie’s original text file:
SBD -> Rm -> Dat -> CD -> Sonic Solutions -> CD
(Post Drums – Fp -> Dat -> CD)

The Post Drums Pre-FM recording is degraded and flawed. I doubt that it is a Pre-FM Master Reel recording, but then again, stranger things have happened.
The ONLY reason I included it was to circulate the complete show. As for the SBD, David Gans said that the Post-Drums segment was unusable.

Charlie Miller
sbe’s fixed with shntool. reshn’d with mkw.97seek enabled


November 15, 2012 - Posted by | Bootleg Bonanza, FLAC, mp3 downloads, Music, The Grateful Dead


  1. LOVE that photo!!!!!!

    Comment by Wang Dang | November 15, 2012 | Reply

  2. I dig the Phil beard.

    Comment by Mat Brewster | November 15, 2012 | Reply

  3. Ooooooo. Link is down!

    Comment by ron | April 7, 2013 | Reply

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