), 10/3/69 Boston Tea Party, Boston, MA (Fri.), 10/4/69 Boston Tea Party, Boston, MA (Sat. ), (High Time false start, Ken Babbs babbling), https://archive.org/details/gd1969-08-16.sbd.gmb.fixed.95918.flac16. The second Grateful Dead album, Anthem Of The Sun, was released in 1968. https://archive.org/details/gd69-09-07.sbd.dfinney.5808.sbeok.shnf. ), 5/30/69 Springer’s Hall, Portland, OR (Fri.), https://archive.org/details/gd1969-05-30.sbd.miller.87516.sbeok.flac16, 5/31/69 McArthur Court, U of Oregon, Eugene, OR (Sat. Released in November 2005 on Rhino (catalog no. ), https://archive.org/details/gd1969-04-26.sbd.miller.97393.sbeok.flac16, 4/27/69 Labor Temple, Minneapolis, MN (Sun. Saved by JGB MOY. The Fillmore East shows replaced dates at the Pavilion: 9/26/69 Fillmore East, New York, NY (Fri.) – late show, https://archive.org/details/gd69-09-26.aud.hanno.14856.sbeok.shnf. Grateful Dead Live at Avalon Ballroom on 1969-01-26 - Grateful DeadSet 1 Cryptical Envelopment > Drums > The Other One > Cryptical Envelopment > Clementine > Death Don't Have No Mercy Set 2 Dark Star > St Stephen > The Eleven > Turn On Your Love Light Other artists on bill: Sons of Champlin, Initial Shock; Eleven > Lovelight from this show appear on Live Dead Pete Grant recalls, ", I played banjo on a few tunes on the August 13 gig. I remember Garcia's excitement leading up 1969 Woodstock Woodstock Hippies Woodstock Festival Grateful Dead Rare Photos Old … – early show, https://archive.org/details/gd69-09-30.aud.early.hollister.80.sbeok.shnf, 9/30/69 Cafe au Go Go, New York, NY (Tue.) Grateful Dead , artist. 4/5/69 Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco (Sat. An eyewitness setlist also includes Dancing in the Street, Cryptical, Hi-Heel Sneakers, and the Eleven (placement uncertain). Have a look which song was played how often in 1969! Memories are hazy. 4/13/69 Ballroom, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO (Sun. “If you pour some music on whatever’s wrong, it’ll sure help out.”, “Just give me one thing that I can hold on to.”. ), https://www.houstonpress.com/music/hpd-vs-hippies-the-day-san-francisco-acid-rock-stormed-the-sam-houston-coliseum-6775410. Garcia also played pedal steel on a few recording studio dates this year, with his friends the Jefferson Airplane ('Eskimo Blue Day' 5/27/69 & 'The Farm' around the same time) and Crosby Stills & Nash ('Teach Your Children' 10/24/69). ), 3/23/69 Thee Experience, Hollywood, CA (Sun. 12/7/69 Fillmore West, San Francisco (Sun. Over 40 shows are missing on SBD tape (and others are incomplete), although a few of those survive on audience tapes. *Wayne Ceballos (of AUM) replaces Garcia. In general, the problem of misdated shows or unknown dates that plagued ’66-68 is rare in 1969. ), http://jgmf.blogspot.com/2012/05/where-was-grateful-dead-on-sunday.html, https://archive.org/details/gd1969-08-28.123091.sbd.miller.flac16, http://deadsources.blogspot.com/2018/08/august-1969-dead-and-community.html, https://archive.org/details/gd1969-08-29.123101.sbd-fixed.miller.flac16, https://archive.org/details/gd1969-08-30.123076.sbd.miller.flac16, https://archive.org/details/gd1969-08-30.partial.aud.unknown.seaweed.122231.flac1644, 9/1/69 New Orleans Pop Festival, Baton Rouge International Speedway, Prairieville, LA (Mon. ), https://archive.org/details/gd69-03-01.sbd.16track.kaplan.4030.sbeok.shnf, 3/2/69 Fillmore West, San Francisco (Sun. Track Grateful Dead on My JamBaseWe’ll notify you about new dates! ), Cryptical Envelopment > The Other One > [Cryptical Envelopment, https://archive.org/details/gd69-12-30.sbd.miller.28469.sbeok.shnf, 12/31/69 Boston Tea Party, Boston, MA (Wed.), https://archive.org/details/gd1969-12-31.sbd.miller.95420.sbeok.flac16, http://deadsources.blogspot.com/2017/11/december-31-1969-boston-tea-party.html, ? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WTbpEH2PCKU, http://deadsources.blogspot.com/2015/03/may-11-1969-aztec-bowl-san-diego-state.html, 5/16/69 Campolindo High School, Moraga, CA (Fri.), https://archive.org/details/gd69-05-16.sbd.clugston.6316.sbeok.shnf, 5/23/69 “Big Rock Pow Wow,” Seminole Indian Village, West Hollywood, FL (Fri.), https://archive.org/details/gd69-05-23.sbd.kaplan.12223.sbeok.shnf, 5/24/69 “Big Rock Pow Wow,” Seminole Indian Village, West Hollywood, FL (Sat. Your comprehensive live music resource for show listings, artist tracking, music news, photos, reviews and more. I have no plans to do a 1970 list! This is a distillation of the music released on the limited edition 10 CD complete Fillmore West recordings box set. (Reviewers at the time mostly approved this trend, but many audience members were startled that the Dead didn’t sound like their records: “Not only did they look like cowboys, they played country and western tunes!” “I was surprised that they played ‘cowboy songs’ and blues.”), The Dead started introducing new country-style songs in the summer, and in the fall this would become a flood of Workingman’s Dead debuts emphasizing down-home harmony singing. Only a few spots of uncertainty remain – occasionally I’ll note when a show was misdated, wasn’t played, or is still unconfirmed; old implausible and disproved dates are dismissed in silence. Written by John Metzger. Grateful Dead Records' new 3-CD gold mine presents a bounty of iconic Dead songs recorded at their now-historic Fillmore West dates from February 27 to March 2, 1969. The Dead must have been in the studio through the winter, but only a few studio dates are known (Deadbase lists 1/6, 1/15, 1/20 & 3/11). http://deadsources.blogspot.com/2012/02/june-20-july-11-1969-new-york-city.html, 6/21/69 Fillmore East, New York, NY (Sat.) – evening show, https://archive.org/details/gd1969-05-03.139575.pcm.miller.flac16, https://archive.org/details/gd1969-05-03.sbd.partial.miller.95138.sbeok.flac16, 5/7/69 Polo Field, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco (Wed.), https://archive.org/details/gd69-05-07.sbd.cotsman.6028.sbeok.shnf. But most of the shows we do have are complete (or nearly so). My ears couldn't tell any difference in quality between the circulating 2/15/69 Alligator & the Mystery Reel fragment, they seemed identical in speed and sound. – Unconfirmed and doubtful. These were the same concerts that yielded most of the definitive Live/Dead (1969). Listen to your favorite songs from Fillmore West 1969 (Live) by The Grateful Dead Now. This is meant to be the most accurate list of 1969 shows available online. Just putting that out in the universe. 12/22/69 Napa Valley Sports Camp, Napa, CA. ), https://archive.org/details/gd1969-06-08.123986.sbd.miller.flac16. ), 2/2/69 Labor Temple, Minneapolis, MN (Sun. Wonderful job as usual, LIA.Thank You from Italy. But I took a break to get to some Feb/March 69/70 shows I passed on, I'm on 2/15/69 today. There was also a multi-band jam session at the end of the festival in which the Dead and the Airplane played. Grateful Dead Vintage Concert Program, Aug 23, 1969 1969 Woodstock. *Black Peter may be a false listing, since it’s not on the reel. Grateful Dead Vintage Concert Program, Aug 23, 1969 at Wolfgang's. ), https://archive.org/details/gd69-12-04.sbd.wizard.23975.sbeok.shnf, 12/5/69 Fillmore West, San Francisco (Fri.), https://archive.org/details/gd1969-12-05.141664.SonyF995.ely.dalton.miller.sirmick.flac1648. *I can’t really tell whether Garcia or Pigpen is singing, but it seems to be Pigpen; this is the first Good Lovin’ with a drum break. These are the dates of known shows (advertised in posters or newspapers), but it's likely that the New Riders played more often in several of these venues. A Hooterollin' post alerted me that one witness remembers the 3/17/69 Olompali benefit at Winterland: "As someone who was living at Olompali at the time of this concert I have vague memories of this gig. Paolo. Full show released on Fillmore West 1969 Complete. 10/24/69 Winterland, San Francisco (Fri.), https://archive.org/details/gd1969-10-24.aud.unknown.seaweed.122194.flac1644, 10/25/69 Winterland, San Francisco (Sat. Dark Star-> Saint Stephen-> The Eleven-> Turn On Your Love Light Doin' That Rag-> Cryptical Envelopment-> Drums-> The Other One-> Cryptical Envelopment-> Death Don't Have No Mercy, Morning Dew, Alligator-> Drums-> Caution Jam-> Caution (Do Not Stop on Tracks)-> Feedback-> And We Bid You Good Night. Play full-length songs from Fillmore West 1969 (Live) by Grateful Dead on your phone, computer and home audio system with Napster Grateful Dead Woodstock 1969 – Mama Tried. The New Riders were also scheduled to play at the Poppycock on 11/26, but Michael Parrish recalls, 11/69 Pacific High Recording, San Francisco, After playing almost daily through November ’69, the New Riders then abruptly vanished for several months – there’s one known benefit in January (. They made extensive use of improvisation, and are considered one of the originators of jam band music. Also, according to JGMF comment on the blog: "The Examiner of 2/25/69 p. 26 advertises the Tuesday (2/25) and Wednesday (2/26) shows, so it seems like it was a three-night engagement." ), https://archive.org/details/gd1969-02-02.123283.sbd.miller.flac16, http://deadsources.blogspot.com/2012/02/february-2-1969-labor-temple.html, http://deadsources.blogspot.com/2017/07/february-2-1969-labor-temple-minneapolis.html, https://archive.org/details/gd69-02-04.sbd.barbella.7294.sbeok.shnf, http://deadsources.blogspot.com/2017/10/february-4-1969-music-box-omaha.html, 2/5/69 Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall, Kansas City, KS (Wed.), Cryptical Envelopment > The Other One > Cryptical Envelopment, https://archive.org/details/gd69-02-05.sbd.cotsman.8993.sbeok.shnf, http://deadsources.blogspot.com/2018/03/february-5-1969-kansas-city-interview.html, 2/6/69 Kiel Auditorium, St. Louis, MO (Thu. ), 1/5/69 Fillmore West, San Francisco (Sun. 9/11/69 – The AUD fragment of Easy Wind circulating with this date turned out to be from 8/30/69, 9/17/69 Probably the Dead’s warehouse in Novato, CA, https://archive.org/details/gd1969-09-17.136664.sbd.Sirmick.flac16, 9/26/69 Fillmore East, New York, NY (Fri.) – early show, Cryptical Envelopment > The Other One (“side one of Anthem”), http://deadsources.blogspot.com/2018/08/september-26-27-1969-fillmore-east.html. Responding to a persistent demand for an encore, they did some gentle western songs, which settled the audience, and then gracefully exited.”, 9/27/69 Fillmore East, New York, NY (Sat.) The exact number can’t be known – some shows we don’t know whether they were played; others weren't full Dead shows; and a few might still be undiscovered. Bear taped the Dead through the year, and all SBD tapes were recorded by him. – early show, https://archive.org/details/gd1969-06-21.aud-early.cotsman.8995.sbeok.shnf, 6/21/69 Fillmore East, New York, NY (Sat.) Plus the current 2/15 seems like it runs a bit slow for most of the show, especially that first set. ), http://deadsources.blogspot.com/2014/02/october-2-4-1969-boston-tea-party.html, http://deadsources.blogspot.com/2015/12/october-4-1969-boston-tea-party-boston.html, 10/5/69 Sam Houston Coliseum, Houston, TX (Sun. As always, LIA, your in-depth analysis is amazing..... thank you! Fillmore West 1969 is a three-CD album composed of selections from four concerts by the Grateful Dead. Between 1969 and 1970, the Grateful Dead were in a particularly creative and fertile period of their history. The Aqua Theater show was initially scheduled for this date but rained out, so the Dead played a local bar instead. The drum break in the Cryptical suite grew longer through the year, from 10 seconds on up to 7 minutes – the turning-point came in the summer when the drums started topping a minute. The Grateful Dead 's fourth title was likewise their first extended concert recording. 1/2/69 Fillmore West, San Francisco (Thu. Possibly a benefit for St. Mary’s College High School (unconfirmed). *with Wayne Ceballos; also Gary Larkey (of Sanpaku) on flute in Lovelight. Some of. June 2020. ), https://archive.org/details/gd1969-04-06.142124.fm.ordon.smith.miller.clugston.flac1648, http://deadsources.blogspot.com/2012/02/april-6-1969-avalon-ballroom.html, 4/11/69 Auditorium, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ (Fri.), [Cryptical Envelopment] > The Other One > Cryptical Envelopment >, https://archive.org/details/gd69-04-11.sbd.cotsman.15404.sbeok.shnf, http://deadsources.blogspot.com/2017/10/april-11-1969-university-of-arizona.html, 4/12/69 Student Union Ballroom, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT (Sat. ), https://archive.org/details/gd69-05-31.sbd.oleynick.76.sbeok.shnf, 6/5/69 Fillmore West, San Francisco (Thu. ), https://archive.org/details/gd69-06-22.sbd.kaplan.17892.sbeok.shnf, https://archive.org/details/gd69-06-22.aud.hanno.8836.sbefail.shnf, http://deadsources.blogspot.com/2013/06/june-22-1969-central-park-nyc.html, 6/27/69 Veterans Memorial Auditorium, Santa Rosa, CA (Fri.), https://archive.org/details/gd69-06-27.sbd.samaritano.20547.sbeok.shnf. 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