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Lossless Bootleg Bonanaza: Jerry Garcia Band – Upper Darby, PA (11/25/77)

jerry garcia band - upper darby 1977

Jerry Garcia Band
Tower Theatre, Upper Darby, PA
November 25, 1977

Download Early Show: SHN, MP3
Download Late Show: SHN, MP3

Unknown AUD > Cassette? > CD > EAC > SHN v3

Early Show
1. How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)
2. Catfish John
3. Sitting In Limbo
4. Simple Twist Of Fate
5. That’s What Love Will Make You //Do
6. Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door
7. Mystery Train
8. Mission In The Rain

Jerry Garcia Band
November 25, 1977 Late Show
Tower Theater – Upper Darby, Pennsylvania

Unknown low-end mics (2) > Cassette Master
(Panasonic stereo cass recorder (unknown model)/Memorex MRX2 Oxide C-90)

Cassette Master (Nakamichi DR-1) > Korg MR-1000 (1-bit/5.6MHz) >
Audiogate (1-bit/5.6MHz > 16-bit/44.1KHz) > cdwav (edits)

Disc One

01 The Way You Do The Things You Do
02 “…trying to get John’s bass fixed”
03 They Love Each Other
04 I Second That Emotion
05 Russian Lullaby
06 Midnight Moonlight

Disc Two

01 Gomorrah
02 Ruben & Cherise
03 The Night Night They Drove Old Dixie Down ->
04 Lonesome And A Long Way From Home

Notes – No encore played. Clipping on master cassette.
Recorded from Orchestra Section L/C, Row DD, Seat 110 by Bob Morris.
Thanks to Sam and Mac for help. Transferred & edited by Bob Morris 10/09.

Comment – This is not a high-fidelity recording due especially to cheap mics.
In spite of poor quality, it’s offered for trade for its historical value (with my apologies), since no other source currently circulates per db.etree.

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February 18, 2014 - Posted by | Bootleg Bonanza, FLAC, Jerry Garcia, mp3 downloads, Music | ,

5 Comments »

  1. Cheers Mat,

    Also progress on Bob 78 – found silvers so should be soon.
    Incidentally, i’ve been FLACing all my orig WAV rips due to space issues. I’m using TLH. Do you want the 78 in WAV as before or shall i FLAC ’em first. If so, do you use the default level in TLH of 5?. I’m not bothered and haven’t done the ’78 yet so could rip ’em to match your rips.
    If you particularly want the WAVs that’s no problem. With disc 3 i would suggest either just the faulty track as WAV, or the whole disc again as FLAC. really i’m easy about it jsust more d/ling for you as WAV that’s all.

    Let’s just get this one sorted. After that tje WAVs will all be convered at some point soon anyway, so last chance if you particularly want WAV

    Comment by DylanDave | February 18, 2014 | Reply

  2. Go ahead and flac them and the default level is fine.

    Comment by Mat Brewster | February 18, 2014 | Reply

  3. ok, will do, FLAC ‘level’ is a bit misleading anyway. Higher levels just mean it spends more time looking for a ‘best fit’ most effecient compression algorithm. It takes longer and results in (marginally) smaller file sizes (10-20 mb per disc approx) . It has no bearing on sound qual or processing power reqd for decoding/playback. I always extract as WAV and then convert to FLAC as I am convinced this gives a better more reliable result however.
    I know EAC only seems to work properly when you go ‘all in’ with it and convert direct to flac. But then in 6 years and endless pc/cd rom drive combinaations I have never managed to get it to successfully setup and callibrate, even using freshly unwrapped retail CDs!!

    Comment by DylanDave | February 18, 2014 | Reply

  4. Oh by the way, haven’t d/ld yet but with those dodgy FLAC files for the 95 post the only solution is likely to be converting to wav and then using Soundforge (or Audacity?) to copy the good left channel onto (i.e. replacing) the missing/bad right channel and then re-encoding the resultant wav back to FLAC.
    Not perfect obviously, but prob the only way forward

    Comment by DylanDave | February 18, 2014 | Reply

  5. thanks for another jgb show!

    Comment by zowie | February 23, 2014 | Reply


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