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The Best of the Grateful Dead Live (2018 Remaster)

Grateful Dead

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1
St. Stephen (Live at the Fillmore West, San Francisco, CA 2/27/69)
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6:39
2
Bertha (Live at the Fillmore East, New York, NY 4/27/71)
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5:43
3
Wharf Rat (Live at the Fillmore East, New York, NY 4/26/71)
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8:32
4
Sugar Magnolia (Live at the Olympia Theatre, Paris France 5/4/72)
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7:11
5
Jack Straw (Live at the Olympia Theatre, Paris France 5/3/72)
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4:50
6
Truckin' (Live at Lyceum Theatre, London, England 5/26/72)
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13:07
7
Morning Dew (Live at Lyceum Theatre, London, England 5/26/72)
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11:28
8
Brown-Eyed Women (Live at Tivoli Concert Hall, Copenhagen, Denmark 4/14/72)
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4:40
9
The Music Never Stopped (Live at the Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, CA 8/13/75; 2018 Remaster)
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5:28
10
Estimated Prophet (Live at Barton Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 5/8/77)
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8:44
1
Friend of the Devil (Live at Radio City Music Hall, New York, NY 10/27/80)
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7:32
2
Feel like a Stranger (Live at the Warfield Theatre, San Francisco, CA 10/4/80)
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5:46
3
Fire on the Mountain (Live at Radio City Music Hall, New York, NY 10/31/80)
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6:47
4
Bird Song (Live, 1980; 2018 Remaster)
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7:38
5
Ripple (Live at the Warfield Theatre, San Francisco, CA 10/4/80)
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4:28
6
Eyes of the World (Live at Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, NY 3/29/90)
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16:16
7
Touch of Grey (Live at Rich Stadium, Orchard Park, NY 7/4/89; 2018 Remaster)
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6:31
8
Blow Away (Live at John F. Kennedy Stadium, Philadelphia, PA 7/7/89; 2018 Remaster)
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12:21
9
So Many Roads (Live at Soldier Field, Chicago, IL 7/9/95; 2018 Remaster)
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9:35
Total Playing Time    2:33:16
The Grateful Dead forged its legend on the road, traveling countless miles between 1965 and 1995 to perform a world record 2,318 shows for millions of devoted fans. The band's refusal to ever play a song the same way twice has endeared generations of fans, many of whom prefer certain live versions of songs over their studio counterparts, and garnered the popular phrase among Dead Heads: "There is nothing like a Grateful Dead concert."

Made for die-hard Dead Heads and new fans alike, The Best of the Grateful Dead Live is the ultimate live collection, a two-disc set with recordings selected from the band's official live albums on Warner Bros. and Arista, plus a few tracks from their many archival live releases, beginning with "St. Stephen" - from the group's first official live album, 1969's Live/Dead - and ending with the poignant "So Many Roads," taken from the band's final concert at Chicago's Soldier Field in July of 1995.

"We wanted to follow up the 2015 The Best Of The Grateful Dead studio set with a live counterpart, and have focused our efforts on the band's primary live albums as well as some key tracks from archival concert releases. Just as there was nothing like a Grateful Dead concert, there is also nothing like a live Grateful Dead recording; it's no secret that as good as the Dead's studio recordings were, they excelled in front of an audience, and this set provides an overview of just how great the Dead were live in concert."
- David Lemieux (Band archivist and producer)
192 kHz / 24-bit, 96 kHz / 24-bit PCM – Grateful Dead/Rhino Studio Masters

Disc 1, Tracks 1-8, 10; Disc 2, Tracks 1-8 – contains high-resolution digital transfers of material originating from an analogue master source
Disc 1, Track 9; Disc 2, Track 9 – 44.1 kHz / 24-bit PCM

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