( Log Out /  INCOMPLETE SET, Band, Organ, Harmonica, Percussion, Vocals, Fillmore West 1969 February 27th, 4xLP, Etch, Ltd, 180 + Box, Album, R1 564620, Fillmore West 1969 February 27th, 4xLP, Album, Etch, Ltd, 180, 603497864379. If anyone has two 3/4 LPS and would like to trade instead of trashing their set, DM me. Grateful Dead - Dark Star (Live at the Fillmore West San Francisco, 1969) Lyrics. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. Mixed from the 16 track master tapes. Dark Star was originally released as a 2:40 single in 1968. The dark star theme is strong throughout the song, the mark of an early star, but at the same time it manages to stretch out very spacily. A two-and-a-half minute edit of "Dark Star" was released on the soundtrack album for Zabriskie Point, an Antonioni film for which Garcia created additional music. Has anybody had an issue where 1 of the records was missing from the sealed box? 2009-2020 by Longshot aka longshotsblues. Tagged as Dark Star, Fillmore West 1969, Grateful Dead, Music History, Musical Improvisation, Psychedelic Rock, Rock Jazz, Song of the Day. To me they suggest that the Dead had trouble "continuing" Dark Star after a song interruption, or at least preferred not to do it, since they did it so few times. The material here is taken from the same set of concerts as Live Dead, February 27 through March 2, 1969. It’s no wonder the song was put onto The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s 500 Songs that Shaped Rock and Roll list. Grateful Dead Records. It’s only took me to the end of 2011 to still explore. Dark Star Orchestra’s main claim to fame is faithful reproductions of complete Grateful Dead concerts from the past, though sometimes they do a “new” setlist also. This Blog Is ©opyrighted. This is a really amazing block of music. Dark Star of all time and space. A 10 CD box set of "every note" played at the four Fillmore West shows from February 27th to March 2nd, 1969. The entire show has been released as part of the Fillmore West 1969: The Complete Recordings box set, which includes the full four-night run. Steven>The Eleven, different than the one that makes up most of Live Dead. My copy was missing sides 5 & 6. My side C has some loud pops towards the end and side D is noisy from beginning to end. Fillmore West 1969 gives us an excellent Dark Star>St. Grateful Dead - "Fillmore Guitars With Dark Stars" This one is a real treat. The Complete Recordings. The Grateful Dead did several multi-night runs at Fillmore East over the course of the year and these performances remain some of the most diverse and impressive of their entire career. During this period, "Dark Star" began to take thematic shape and became a cornerstone of the Dead's jamming. Stream Dark Star (Live at the Fillmore West San Francisco, 1969; 2001 Remaster) by Grateful Dead from desktop or your mobile device Dark Star*> Spanish Jam*> Lovelight* Uncle John. Fully agreement. If you like the Dead of Live Dead, you'll want to pick up Fillmore West 1969. I work at a record store and we've already had 3 of these come back because they had two copies of the same LP!! Tom Constanten – keyboards Grateful Dead - Dark Star (Live At the Fillmore West 1969) Lyrics. Dark star crashes, pouring it's light into ashes Reason tatters, the forces tear loose from the axis Searchlight casting for faults in the c Rep. Rashida Tlaib.. it is Me you owe an Apology to. Considered among Dead Heads and others to be one of their really outstanding performances, the Fillmore West event of the 27th february 1969 finally got it's release on vinyl. arrives at points that are easily describable in words. Dark Star>El Paso>space on 11-15-71 and 8-21-72 may also count as Dark Star sandwiches. Here's the details: Grateful Dead "Fillmore Guitars With Dark Stars" Disc 1, Tracks 1-8: 1970-02-13 Early Show Disc 1, Tracks 9-10: 1970-02-14 Early Show The Dark Star is amazing and the St. Stephen is both delicate and energetic. Hurry, Hurry, Hurry, See the Grateful Dead role over and play live!. Further Information For an online discussion of the lyrics to this song see the deadsongs.vue conference on The Well. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! The rest of the material has only been released on cd. ( Log Out /  One such night occurred on May 15, 1970 where the band played both an early and late show. One of my favourite GD performance in addition to the Sunshine daydream (1972) and the Cornell university (1977) recordings. Bits & Pieces~Music/News/Sports/Life/Entertainment, Buon Natale this Christmas Eve ~~~ Tu scendi dalle stelle, Friday At The Fillmore ~ Dark Star ~ Grateful Dead. Thanks "Ricky"! Here is a snippet of video: Phil Lesh, Lisa Mackey, Rob Eaton, DSO with phil at the Fillmore – Photo by G. Garcia Fillmore West 1969: The Complete Recordings Grateful Dead Initial release: Nov 2005. Light Show. Still gives me … 1997 Preview SONG TIME Good Morning Little Schoolgirl (Live At Fillmore East, February 11, 1969) 1. Beginning with “Dark Star” staple jam in any Dead’s live vocabulary, the band settled into the true meat of the show. Most amazing concert of my life. On the other hand doing it live it seemed their devouted fans couldn’t get enough of it. Official Photos. You’ll have to click onto the second video to complete. Bob Weir – guitar, vocals Grateful Dead – Fillmore East [Full-Show] – 2/11/1970 Phil Lesh – bass guitar, vocals Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. 4th row center ticket bought on the street face value $5.50. Excellent sound on this pressing, but I am not a fan of how there is hardly any lead in on any side of this pressing. There is plenty of run out at the end of every side so why no lead in? Which is unfortunate, since some of these times were spectacularly successful. ( Log Out /  I got one of these sets and got two side 5/6 LPs. Bill Kreutzmann – drums Mickey Hart – drums. However, it was the group's far more daring sophomore album, Anthem of the Sun , released in July of 1968, that conveyed the group's approach to live performing, compositional originality, and promise for the future. During the period when the Grateful Dead were mixing their first official live album Live/Dead, the band played a run of shows at San Francisco's Fillmore West and the performance of "Dark Star" recorded at this venue on February 27, 1969 is highly regarded. All Rights Reserved. Day after Hendrix died. Considered among Dead Heads and others to be one of their really outstanding performances, the Fillmore West event of the 27th february 1969 finally got it's release on vinyl. Dark star crashes, pouring it's light into ashes Reason tatters, the forces tear … Thus all of the members received composition credits. !!FYI!! Written by Robert Hunter – Lyrics and Composed by Jerry Garcia, Jerry Garcia – guitar, vocals Ron “Pigpen” McKernan – keyboards, vocals, harmonica, percussion Nevertheless it seem to come out as a flawless blend of bliss. ( Log Out /  On the other hand doing it live it seemed their devouted fans couldn’t get enough of it. At times you didn’t know where it started, was going or if or how it was to end. Ripped @320kbps of course! Both Live/Dead released in 1969 & Fillmore West 1969: The Complete Recordings (released in 2005) featured the same version of the song. See the setlist from Grateful Dead at Fillmore West in San Francisco, CA on Nov 8, 1969. They were obviously trying to perfect that Dark Star>St Stephen>The … Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Considered among Dead Heads and others to be one of their really outstanding performances, the Fillmore West event of the 27th february 1969 finally got it's release on vinyl. Change ). The Grateful Dead's 1967 debut album retains its charms and represents the band's primal early era when the core quintet was primarily performing cover material. Promoted as "the most significant audio release yet to emerge from the Grateful Dead's vault." This is the second night of Grateful Dead’s Fillmore West show from February 1969. The album's version of "St. Stephen" appears on the 1977 Grateful Dead compilation What a Long Strange Trip … Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Promoted as "the most significant audio release yet to emerge from the Grateful Dead's vault." Like it'll have two copies of side 3/4 and no copy of side 5/6!! Hey better late than never. Thus all of the members received composition credits. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. Mixed from the 16 track master tapes. Both Live/Dead released in 1969 & Fillmore West 1969: The Complete Recordings (released in 2005) featured the same version of the song. Grateful Dead Initial release: Nov 2005 Grateful Dead Records A 10 CD box set of "every note" played at the four Fillmore West shows from February 27th to March 2nd, 1969. For more information on recordings see Matt Schofield's Grateful Dead Family Discography For information on references in the lyrics see David Dodd's Annotated Grateful Dead Lyrics For David Dodd's discussion of this song on dead.net see Greatest Stories Ever Told It is hard to drop the needle on the record without landing in the grooves of the recording. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this blog’s author and/or owner is strictly prohibited. Anyone else have any problems with record 2? The Grateful Dead's explorations are rarely analyzed from a musicological standpoint, and quite rightly they wouldn't generally t- ell you much. Includes “(Walk Me Out In The) Morning Dew” and their rendition of Slim Harpo’s blues classic, “I'm a King Bee”. Freak Flag Flying at half mast tonight. Excerpts and links (along with all pictures gained from this blog that search engines have linked to blog) may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Longshot and Longshot's Blog with appropriate and specific direction to the original content. It masters their early work of pioneering psychedelic rockers but also blending into the mix jazz and total musical improvisation. But the 8 April 1972 Dark Star has an unusual abundance of harmonically describable points. Dark Star was originally released as a 2:40 single in 1968. 1. Very good sound quality and a few tunes with Duane & Gregg Allman + Peter Green. 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