Because believe it or not - they were indeed! Successful in making the Good Ol' Grateful Dead right in their'77 Prime! The' Official' Colgate University " Dance Band " for their'77 Homecoming Weekend!!! The Colgate Raiders managing to convince the power-that-be or were in'77!
To actually allow the Grateful Dead... And obviously, the Grateful Dead Touring Fan Faithful!To descend, or in some cases - even Land! From places elsewhere & likely from 11/2/1977 Toronto! On the Colgate University Campus... The Proud Home of the Colgate University Raiders!!! And, as far as on 11/4/77 goes... The Proud Home of a Rippin'!!! 77 Dead Show - Live & In-Action!!!!! So yes, all of you other' Student Bodies' out there have quite a bit to live up to... To be just like, and as Cool!
Class Of'77 was -- able to draw the Grateful Dead for their School Homecoming Dance! Oh my goodness, as where do I even contemplate-beginning to start with this one?
A Grateful Dead Prime Era? A New York region High-Energy Show? Tape of Myself & Many!Just 2-Days before 11/6/1977 Binghamton?? I guess I could just stop there, right? As there is just too-much G. Hey, I mean you wanted a Dance... Being'77 Fall, and all...
The Band is just Silky-Smooth! - just like you'd well expect, but all throughout this Show - song-by-song... And seriously, it happens to the point - where it looks like they are personally challenging themselves as a collective unit to leave no vocal or jam-pocket stone unturned!! Little vocal-extras, treble-twangs & accents in the' right' spots, backing vocals, rhythm playing - from the Guitar, Keys & Bass! Do our Heroes sound great here -- and, I can't help but saying it (again, as usual)...
But, Garcia's Vocals specifically - just sound Exceptional!!! There is tone-bliss all over the place & Everywhere! All throughout both of these 11/4/77 Sets... And, saying up front that Phil's little " Jones Gang " thing is totally fun & funny...
- but, after that salute... It just gets tough -- Really-Tough! To pick personal favorites from this Show? Well, for me, I'd have to say that the Let It Grow! - the Iko > Stella!
Are probably my personal " Noteworthys " from this fluid, tight & Stellar! If your aren't already' in the know' - well, this wasn't the longest Dead Show ever... Though still way-up-there in' Quality' - But! It even actually fits entirely on the 1st Two (2) Discs on this 3-CD Set!
So, that means that You! Are indeed treated to a 3rd CD Surprise!!! 1st & 2nd Set hand-picked selections from the also Legendary'77 Tour 11/2/1977 Seneca College Field House Show - in Toronto, Ontario!!! A Show with not only tip-top Beautiful! 77 tempo versions of T.& Ramble On Rose from Set I... But also one of' The' Exploratory! Versions of Scarlet > Fire!!!!! And, a Terrapin Station too - that offers all of the'77 build-up that you might expect... Almost approaching its 1st Birthday! Wow, and what a G.
When I first caught word that word that this'77 Seneca / Toronto Show was going to be the little... Or, as I should say - the Huge!!! Extra - I was sure psyched. Made my Dead Fan day... And as if 11/4/77 just isn't enough by itself!
So here indeed is the conclusion that I've' very-quickly' made --- 11/4/77 + 11/2/77 = Dead Fan Must Have! Now, just go & imagine that. TRACK LISTING >>> Grateful Dead recorded' Live' at Colgate University Wesley M. Cotterell Court in Hamilton, New York (NY) on November 4, 1977 (11/4/1977) : Disc 1 : Bertha > Good Lovin' Brown-Eyed Women Cassidy It Must Have Been The Roses Sunrise New Minglewood Blues Dupree's Diamond Blues Let It Grow Jones Gang Introduction Samson & Delilah > Cold Rain & Snow Disc 2 : Playing In The Band > Eyes Of The World > Estimated Prophet > The Other One > Drums > Iko Iko > Stella Blue > Playing In The Band Johnny B.
Goode Grateful Dead recorded' Live' at Seneca College Field House in Toronto, Ontario (ONT) on November 2, 1977 (11/2/1977) : Disc 3 : Promised Land They Love Each Other Me & My Uncle > Big River Candyman Looks Like Rain Ramble On Rose Scarlet Begonias > Fire On The Mountain Terrapin Station. Out of Print (2014 GDP / Rhino release) Grateful Dead Dave's Picks Volume 12 Colgate University - Hamilton, New York (NY) - 11/4/1977 (2-CD's) + Seneca Field House - Toronto, Ontario Canada - 11/2/1977 (1-CD) Limited Edition' Individually-Numbered' 3-CD Set (of #14,000) is in Like New Near Mint/Mint!Condition - very-close to New overall. The factory sealing shrink wrap has been severed on this 3-CD Set, but the CD Case has never been removed from inside the factory sealing shrink wrap. The CD's have never been played - and the CD Case, CD's & Liner Notes have never been touched (severed shrink only). This 3-CD Set is new minus the opened / severed shrink wrap mentioned, and it has been Collected-Only!
Inside protective plastic in my professional CD rack. Please see all photos provided. Photos included are of the actual item you will receive. Grateful Dead 1977 Fall Tour' Live'!!! Please Note : This 3-CD Set is a Limited Edition Series (of # 14,000) Edition!
A Grateful Dead " Dave's Picks " release series constantly growing in popularity... From 12,000 in 2012, to 13,000 in 2013, to 14,000 in 2014, to 16,500 in 2015... And 18,000 in 2018!! This item is in the category "Music\CDs".
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