The album was released on October 1, 2009. It came on strong and hard and Sugaree moved me like no other, with the set ending with a very strong Promised Land. December 29, 1977 ... Terrapin Station (1977) Winterland Arena, 12/30/1977. after the song. He would just hang out between sets, relaxing at a table. According to the biographies of both bassist Phil Lesh and drummer Bill Kreutzmann, the band released the album as San Francisco's Grateful Dead. The rest of the night goes by like a dream, indeed so does the rest of that particular run of shows and that winter up in Rio Nido. We’d just blown-in from our first season up in Mendocino proving that, yes, this shit does indeed grow on trees. Not to mention the return of China Cat (and a mighty one indeed!) Sharon and I were still together, baby Aden was not quite two years old. Paramount Northwest Theatre, Seattle, WA 9/28/77 (Wed) 9/29/77 (Thu) Paramount Theater, Portland, OR 10/1/77 (Sat) 10/2/77 (Sun) Fall Southwest Tour: 8 Show. I knew it was good, but i couldn't understand how people could think of it as LIFE CHANGING. '73-'74, Cornell 10: Winterland Arena, San Francisco, CA 12/29/77 (Live)" by Grateful Dead on Napster ... Rock / Classic Rock Track. Simply put, the show of my life. Winterland June 1977: The Complete Recordings review Nowadays, hearing the second set, especially-- this is as good as it gets. Gotta get to the show. Somewhere in the middle of “Playin’ in the Band’” I find myself way up in the back sittin’ down and sharin’ some smoke with “Young Guy” Stephen Young. Winterland June 1977: The Complete Recordings Grateful Dead Terrapin Station (Live at Winterland, San Francisco, June 9, 1977) Home I also heard Jerry at the Inn. Collection, Dead & The most in-demand Dead tickets that year were for the band's year end run leading up to New Year's Eve, also held at Winterland. A year before the Big Rift and my time in Heartbreak Hotel. My folks ice skated there during the 1940's We did the catering-the kitchen was small, on the 2nd floor down the hall from the concession stand-poster room the other end. It contains three complete concerts. Never saw him, but I did catch NRPS and J.J. Cale. Standing 20 feet back from the edge of center stage, I had taken my usual dose of The Dragon and was waiting for the show to start. Bruce and Rebecca were secure in the Carl Street Sector of the Bay Area Galaxy. Them were the good old days. I moved out to Two Rock California in the late summer of '77. The Thursday night show on December 29, 1977 is not only regarded as one of the year's best performances, but also one of the strongest performances ever by this septet configuration of the band. Bikers, blow and Belushi: As usual when the Grateful Dead took Manhattan, the band’s five-night stand at the Palladium in April 1977 had them all. (Photo by Ed Perlstein/Redferns/Getty Images) I'll never get tired of listening to 12/29/77! How long has it been?” I jump up and start heading down to the stage. home > archive > Winterland Arena - December 27, 1977. Winterland June 1977: The Complete Recordings The Shows June 7, 1977 June 8, 1977 June 9, 1977 Headline from Dead.net: "all taken from the master analog tapes, restored using the Plangent Processes, and mastered in HDCD by that inimitable sonic tweakster, Jeffrey Norman." ever . No hesitatin’! I see Jonathan in his “PeterBuilt” cap, head and shoulders above the crowd in wide-eyed amazement. Heavy-Duty Judy and Steven “Young Guy” Young were contemplating leaving the flat next to Tassajara Bakery in Cole Valley. . $30, $30 - Toward the end of “They Love Each Other” Sharon leads me out of the middle of the crowd to a bit a less frantic space. Those who were there called the concert a … Talk about patchuli oil... whew, good thing too. We were at some kinda peak experience. Picks, Dead It was the first time I'd heard them do "China Cat", and I got separated from my group and ended up on the right hand side of the stage, dancing with the "spinner" girls who would smile and accomodate you into their space, but would never really dance "with" you. It just gets better and better each time. $100, Over 7" Singles We'll try to find what you're looking for but in the meantime why not check out these sections of Dead.net? Company, Stickers & I think it was the only time I heard Terrapin as an encore. 7" Singles '73-'74, Cornell . But of course I went there-practically lived there. Store | Visual Archive, Submitted by Post N. 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By Spring something is definitely WRONG with our bohemian Ozzie & Harriet Act. The audience parts like tall grass, as I stumble-dance to the front of the crowd. Looking high, looking low. THE DEAD SATISFY THE SAN FRAN FAITHFUL Winterland, June 1977: The Complete Recordings Spotlights the Grateful Dead’s Transcendent Three-Night Run in a Nine-Disc Boxed Set Remastered in HDCD Grateful Dead Winterland June 1977 The Complete Recordings 10 CD Box Set!! Absolutely my favorite first set ever, we recorded with dual mikes hanging over the side of the balcony, brother Ray C's stuff while he got lost in the bar as normal. It was my Birthday awesome show lucky I went! and the most tranquil China Doll ever. BTW I used to hang out in Cotati at the Inn of the Beginning. I will never forget the shock of China Cat appearing where / when it did. The band was totally on top of their game. JiJi. Never went to a show, but from years of listening back to every year, every tour, and many, many great shows, this one still stands out as the best in my honest opinion. once in a while you get shown the light in the strangest of places if you look at it right. Winterland, Steiner & Post Streets in San Francisco, December 29, 1977 FLASHBACK | BOB MINKIN After my summer trip to San Francisco in August ’77, I was itching to get back to the Bay Area. . In any case, we dominated the front of the stage, you could look in any direction and find a friend, a lover, a wife, or a child. Listen to New Minglewood Blues (Live at Winterland Arena, San Francisco, CA, December 29, 1977) by Grateful Dead. . “Our” scene was at the height of its powers. It was my first show at Winterland and I was pumped. 1 Comments . Sharon next to me, smiling like she knew this would be a special night. Eddie & Rozine lived on 2nd Ave; along with Jonathan and various roommates, including for a time (in the walk-in closet), crazy Wade - we made that place our headquarters, staging ground, backstage, and day-care center. They launched into Jack Straw, first verse and bridge the sound wasn't right, by the second bridge Jerry was off to parts unknown and TORE THE HOUSE DOWN, 5000 were one in joy. My favorite GD show of all time. As mentioned above, fabulous show. This box set is amazing! Free shipping for many products! At the time I guess I thought: "Of course it was AWESOME, its the fucking GRATEFUL DEAD!" By Summer, it was all but OVER and we hadda make a new plan. My life is real good now. From the album "Dick's Picks Vol. I was fortunate to attend two shows at Winterland in 1977, and have no idea which ones they were. Grateful Dead live SAN FRANCISCO - DECEMBER 1977: The Grateful Dead perform on New Years Eve 1977 at Winterland in San Francisco, California. More, Recreation & All night long, the band tooks chances with their music, and more often than not, they stuck it with perfection. The most in-demand Dead tickets that year were for the band's year end run leading up to New Year's Eve, also held at Winterland. Life didn't seem like it could be any better. But I don't remember it as the transcendant show everyone claims-- until I heard the audience tape on archive.org. SUBMIT YOUR OWN. Dieses vom 29.12.1977 mitgeschnittene Konzert der Grateful Dead ist nicht nur perfekt remastered, sondern auch ein toller Mitschnitt einer für die die dabei waren aufregenen Nacht in San Francisco kurz vor der Jahreswende. Grateful Dead. It was first trip south since arriving. Dieses Gefühl schafft es die Dick's Picks Volume 10 … It all changed on this night, my first night in Winterland. 6/7/77 (Tue) 6/8/77 (Wed) 6/9/77 (Thu) Raceway Park, Englishtown, NJ: 1 Show 9/3/77 (Sat) Fall Northwest Mini-Tour: 4 Shows. I’m glad I got the tapes and the CD. So, in that regard I enjoyed it. More, Recreation & Strange Trip, Pacific Northwest I do remember this as a great show. went the next day too!!! The Thursday night show on December 29, 1977 is not only regarded as one of the year's best performances, but also one of the strongest performances ever by this septet configuration of the band. last evening. . | From the album "Dick's Picks Vol. Bertha (Live at Winterland Arena, San Francisco, CA, December 29, 1977) Grateful Dead. | Here I was in San Francisco at Winterland Arena seeing the Grateful Dead. Just about the prettiest guitar playing ever, right? Rumour had it that Jerry would show up occasionally. It was released by Warner Bros. Records in March 1967. This show is quintessential 1977: powerful yet gentle, raucous yet refined, terrifying yet tranquil, ragged but right. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Dick's Picks, Vol. Picks, Dead Never could remember whot song started up a 2-3 song complex. Here I was in San Francisco at Winterland Arena seeing the Grateful Dead. I’m up-front and center-stage by the time the first verse is sung. Just heard this show for the first time since I was there on the SERIUS satellite while driving over 299 following the trinity river to eureka and as it unfolded I remembered every moment!. Anyway it was memoriable show, in that the venue was iconic. 12/29/1977 Winterland A night to remember. & Company, Under Please try again later. Also ran into an old friend I had not seen in many years..."goes to show you don't ever know". Check out Playing Jam (Live at Winterland Arena, San Francisco, CA, December 29, 1977) by The Grateful Dead on Amazon Music. Games, Furniture & & Company, Under Winterland June 1977: The Complete Recordings + Bonus Disc (Chicago 5/12/77) ‎ (9xHDCD, Album + Box + HDCD) Grateful Dead Records , Grateful Dead … The Grateful Dead provided the perfect excuse — their fabled year-end concerts at Winterland. Show Archive. Community | Dead 101 | Features | Show Archive Jerry pulled out an old guitar, and played it like it was his last day on earth. Show Archive. I have an AUD tape of the show then I got the DP, I still prefer the AUD. Gave my wallet and keys to my life and asked her to make sure I didn't jump off the balcony or get naked and lose my clothes. For years, December 29, 1977 has popped up in tape trading circles and scored minor recognition in the annual Deadbase "best-of" poll. Remember-the walls looked they were crying or condensation or whatever (tripping maybe? 1977, 50th Perfect ! Décor, Long The Closing of Winterland is a four-CD live album by the Grateful Dead.It contains the complete concert performed on December 31, 1978. Muchos verados despues 29 de Deciembre, 1977. Oh man, did you HEAR THAT?!? Unable to process your request at this time. GDCD 4030; CD). Strange Trip, Pacific Northwest (surplus canteen on his belt)I myself had been kicking around the southwest the previous few weeks and was in a rarified state of mind,body,spirit.Many amazing passages of music descending,rising,weaving into the next and next.Little did I know but I was already solid on the red road.Many high-lights that night but to hear Terrapin live for my first time brought the beauty of the Mother Earth and the stars into focus in a powerful way.Thank you Hunter for that amazing work-song-poem.What a time to be 23 and the feeling of being part of something far bigger than the sum of it's parts.One of the more fantastic Dead shows of my life.After the show I met up with a friend to catch a ride down to Pacifica (Linda Mar).I had on a wild looking red pendelton blanket "capote".As I walked up to him on the multi level parking lot he (Tom B.) Saw him, but I could n't understand how people could think of it as the transcendant show everyone --! 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