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Sunday, July 02, 2017

A JGB drum solo by Bill Kreutzmann - Cape Cod Coliseum, June 18, 1982

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For about a minute-twenty in "Don't Let Go," Billy K. solos. It's a little surreal.

I have historically loved this show, but nothing much jumps out at me on this listen.

Cape Cod Coliseum
White's Path off Route 6
South Yarmouth, MA 02664
June 18, 1982 (Friday) - 8:30 PM
Craig L MAC flac1644 shnid-138576

--complete show (8 tracks, 85:36)--
--main set (7 tracks, 78:33)--
t01. [0:26] How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You) [9:46] [0:02] %
t02. Valerie [7:10] [0:03]
t03. Dear Prudence [13:42] [0:02] %
t04. Mississippi Moon [9:58] %
t05. Don't Let Go [18:31] [0:19] %
t06. Simple Twist Of Fate [12:15] ->
t07. Run For The Roses [6:12] [0:05] %
--encore (1 track, 7:03)--
t08. They Love Each Other [6:57] [0:06] %

! ACT1: Jerry Garcia Band #14c
! lineup: Jerry Garcia - el-g, vocals;
! lineup: John Kahn - el-bass;
! lineup: Bill Kreutzmann - drums;
! lineup: Melvin Seals - keyboards (organ);
! lineup: Jimmy Warren - keyboards (electric piano);
! lineup: Liz Stires - backing vocals;
! lineup: Julie Stafford - backing vocals.


! Recording: symbols: % = recording discontinuity; / = clipped song; // = cut song; ... = fade in/out; # = truncated timing; [ ] = recorded event time. The recorded event time immediately after the song or item name is an attempt at getting the "real" time of the event. So, a timing of [x:xx] right after a song title is an attempt to say how long the song really was, as represented on this recording.

! JGC:

! db: (MSC, shn); (variant of shnid-18065); (inferior of this source tape, deprecated); (Rolfe Nak 700s MAC flac1644); (Morrone-Friend MAC flac2448); (Morrone-Friend MAC flac1644); (this fileset).

! band:

! map:


! historical: little tour with Bobby and the Midnites. This gig sold out 7,200, grossing $82,581 (Billboard, July 3, 1982, p. 39).

! R: field recordist: Craig L.

! R: field recording gear: 2x Nakamichi CM300/CP4 shotguns > Sony TC-D5

! R: field recording location: mics secured to a railing in the side riser.

! R: field recording media: Maxell XLII

! R: Transfer: MAC > Nakamichi CR-5A > Edirol FA-66 > Wavelab 2448 > R8Brain > CD-Wave > TLH > FLAC 1644 tagged. Transfer by Andrew F. 06/2017.

! R: seeder note: "Upgrade to shnid-76599 sourced from the master. Several songs clipped-in abruptly, covered with small patches from ID-119077."

! P: I have loved this show in the past, e.g., from the soundboard. On this listen, it doesn't move me. Billy K. provides perhaps the only drum solo in the history of the Jerry Garcia Band.

! P: t02 Valerie Garcia in a grungy space for so early in the show, a little bit of big chording happening.

! P: t05 DLG has a drum solo - Billy K! - 15:35-16:50. How weird - don't recall this.

! P: t06 STOF very brief Kahn solo, though I wasn't necessarily listening that closely.

! P: t07 very GD wah sounding guitar, round notes.

1 comment:

  1. fwiw, Billy solos in the great 6/16/82 Don't Let Go, too. The preceding version on 6/12 (Palo Alto) has a spacey Billy/Melvin/John moment, but it's not a really a "drum solo" in the strict sense. I don't know of other versions where the drummer gets some solo space.


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