Band Grateful Dead
Venue Fillmore West
Location San Francisco, CA
Date 8/18/70 - Tuesday posters tickets, passes & laminates
One [49:18] ; Intro [0:12] ; Truckin' [5:44] ; [1:20] ; Dire Wolf [3:53] ; [0:32] ; Friend Of The Devil [3:31] ; [0:23] ; Dark Hollow [3:05] ; [0:12] ; Ripple [4:15] > Brokedown Palace [4:16] ; [0:25] % Operator [2:27] ; [0:25] ; Rosalie McFall [2:57] ; [0:19] ; New Speedway Boogie [9:22] ; [0:53] ; Cold Jordan [2:22] > Swing Low Sweet Chariot [3:40] ; [0:42]
Two [20:39] ; Intro [0:04] ; Six Days On The Road [3:56] % [0:10] ; Watcha Gonna Do [4:16] ; [0:13] % Glendale Train [4:11] ; [0:10] % [0:07] ; Brown Eyed Handsome Man [3:23] ; [0:08] % Fair Chance To Know [4:09] ; [0:02]
Three [1:24:06] ; Intro [0:04] ; Dancing In The Street [14:08] ; [0:25] ; Next Time You See Me [3:03] ; [0:17] ; Mama Tried [2:38] ; [0:11] % Cryptical Envelopment [2:02] > Drums [4:00] > The Other One [8:50] > Cryptical Envelopment [2:03] > Sugar Magnolia [3:54] ; [0:09] % Attics Of My Life [6:45] ; [0:33] ; It's A Man's, Man's, Man's World [12:02] ; [0:25] ; Drums [0:11] > Not Fade Away [10:20] ; [0:21] % Casey Jones [4:58] > Uncle John's Band [6:33] ; [0:14]
Comments Total time 2:34:03. On the structure of mid-70 Dead shows see Comments under 05/02/70b. SET 1 is acoustic Dead; this is the complete set. Monitor issues after Truckin'. Pigpen plays piano on Truckin', Ripple & New Speedway. Jerry switches to electric guitar on New Speedway. David Nelson plays mandolin on Rosalie McFall, Cold Jordan & Swing Low. Marmaduke adds bass vocals to Cold Jordan and Swing Low. The introduction goes: "Good evening and welcome to the Fillmore West. Tonight you're going to spend an evening with the Grateful Dead."

SET 2 is NRPS w/ Garcia, pedal steel, and possibly Lesh on bass. They are introduced with "A hearty hi ho silver for the New Riders Of The Purple Sage." The circulating copy of this tape contains less than the first half of the complete NRPS set. Marmaduke introduces Brown Eyed Handsome Man as "a little Chuck Berry action for ya."

SET 3 is electric Dead. The introduction is "For those of you who follow baseball, direct from the Woodacre training camp, the Grateful Dead."

The best copies of this show currently circulating have the following lineage:

MAC > R @ 7.5 ips > R @ 3.75 ips > PCM/Beta > DAT

Unfortunately this transcription contains only the Dead sets. The 20 minutes of NRPS from this date circulates on the B side of a cassette transcript of the master of uncertain lineage. We need a fresh transcription of these masters.

The Taper's Compendium seriously misrepresents the quality of this AUD master, and of the next night's. The NRPS material circulates on side B of the acoustic set cassette, following Cold Jordan > Swing Low. Probably the rest of the NRPS set is on the master & needs to be put into circulation.
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