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Grateful Dead (Skull & Roses) [50th Anniversary Expanded Edition] (Live)

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1.1
Bertha (Live at The Fillmore East, New York, NY, April 27, 1971 / 2021 Remaster)
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5:42
1.2
Mama Tried (Live at The Fillmore East, New York, NY, April 26, 1971 / 2021 Remaster)
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2:42
1.3
Big Railroad Blues (Live at The Fillmore East, New York, NY, April 5, 1971 / 2021 Remaster)
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3:35
1.4
Playing in the Band (Live at The Fillmore East, New York, NY, April 6, 1971 / 2021 Remaster)
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4:42
1.5
The Other One (Live at The Fillmore East, New York, NY, April 28, 1971 / 2021 Remaster)
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18:06
1.6
Me & My Uncle (Live at The Fillmore East, New York, NY, April 29, 1971 / 2021 Remaster)
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3:03
1.7
Big Boss Man (Live at The Fillmore East, New York, NY, April 26, 1971 / 2021 Remaster)
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5:13
1.8
Me & Bobby McGee (Live at The Fillmore East, New York, NY, April 27, 1971 / 2021 Remaster)
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5:41
1.9
Johnny B. Goode (Live at The Fillmore East, New York, NY, March 24, 1971 / 2021 Remaster)
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3:48
1.10
Wharf Rat (Live at The Fillmore East, New York, NY, April 26, 1971 / 2021 Remaster)  EXPLICIT
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8:29
1.11
Not Fade Away / Goin' Down the Road Feeling Bad (Live at The Fillmore East, New York, NY, April 5, 1971 / 2021 Remaster)
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9:10
2.1
Good Lovin' (Live at the Fillmore West, San Francisco, CA, July 2, 1971)
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17:47
2.2
Sing Me Back Home (Live at the Fillmore West, San Francisco, CA, July 2, 1971)
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10:16
2.3
Mama Tried (Live at the Fillmore West, San Francisco, CA, July 2, 1971)
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3:08
2.4
Cryptical Envelopment (Live at the Fillmore West, San Francisco, CA, July 2, 1971)
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2:25
2.5
Drums (Live at the Fillmore West, San Francisco, CA, July 2, 1971)
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5:13
2.6
The Other One (Live at the Fillmore West, San Francisco, CA, July 2, 1971)
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15:51
2.7
Big Boss Man (Live at the Fillmore West, San Francisco, CA, July 2, 1971)
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5:27
2.8
Not Fade Away, Pt. 1 (Live at the Fillmore West, San Francisco, CA, July 2, 1971)
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3:57
2.9
Goin' Down the Road Feeling Bad (Live at the Fillmore West, San Francisco, CA, July 2, 1971)
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9:39
2.10
Not Fade Away, Pt. 2 (Live at the Fillmore West, San Francisco, CA, July 2, 1971)
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2:35
Total Playing Time    2:26:29
Not only did Skull & Roses serve up supremely fine tunes, it was also the one that scored the Grateful Dead their very first Gold record, introduced the world to the iconic skeleton babe Bertha, and asked the questions - Who are you? Where are you? How are you? - giving birth to the first official generation of Dead Heads. DEAD FREAKS, old and new, get ready to reunite with the release of Grateful Dead (Skull & Roses) [50th Anniversary Expanded Edition]. In celebration of the 50th anniversary, the 2-disc set features the album’s original 11 tracks, newly remastered from the stereo analog master tapes by Grammy® Award winning engineer David Glasser using Plangent Process Speed Correction. We're topping it off with more than an hour of previously unreleased live recordings taken from the much-requested July 2, 1971 performance at the Fillmore West, the band’s final performance at the historic San Francisco venue. Standouts include the 17-minute Pigpen spectacular “Good Lovin’,” an achingly beautiful take on Merle Haggard’s “Sing Me Back Home,” and a spell-binding version of “The Other One” that rivals the one captured on the original Side 2. "For the Grateful Dead's second live album, released two years after its predecessor LIVE/DEAD, the band delivered an equally magnificent, but entirely different, Grateful Dead sound. Whereas LIVE/DEAD was a perfect sonic encapsulation of the band at the peak of their Primal Dead era, Skull & Roses captures the quintessential quintet, the original five piece band, playing some of their hardest hitting rock 'n' roll (‘Johnny B. Goode,’ ‘Not Fade Away’), showing off their authentic Bakersfield bona fides (‘Me & My Uncle,’ ‘Mama Tried,’ ‘Me & Bobby McGee’), and some originals that would be important parts of the Dead's live repertoire for the next 24 years (‘Bertha,’ ‘Playing In The Band,’ ‘Wharf Rat’). Of course, the Dead were never defined by one specific ‘sound’ and amongst the aforementioned genres and styles the band brought to this album, they also delved deeply into their psychedelic, primal playbook with an entire side dedicated to their 1968 masterpiece ‘The Other One.’ This is one of the most deeply rich and satisfying tracks preserved on an official Grateful Dead album, up there with LIVE/DEAD's ‘Dark Star’ and EUROPE '72's ‘Morning Dew.’ Skull & Roses sounds as fresh today as the first time I heard it in 1985, and as fresh as it was upon its spectacularly well-received release in 1971.” - David Lemieux
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Disc 2, Tracks 1-10; Disc 1, Tracks 1-11 – contains high-resolution digital transfers of material originating from an analogue master source

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