Of'80's Grateful Dead!! Delivered by the Limited Edition " Dave's Picks " Series...
Straight from the University of Colorado - in Boulder, Colorado!! On the Winter Tour'81!!! Now we are talkin', right? Three Cheers for'80's G. The Official " 2nd " Installment of'80's-Dead!
From the Dave's Picks Series!! And too, even a little Nastier! Than the 11/30/80 Atlanta (Dave's Picks 8) release as well - at least to my humble Dead Fan ears. Well-post the " Go To Heaven " Era - and Garcia is just a little bit more in that one & only... Down & dirty Jerry Guitar!
Which, he lived in mostly & so-Thankfully! Late'70's / Early'80's to Spring 1986 " Fret Board " Focused! Indeed is the Ballpark that this-here Dead Fans just-loves to play in.And this' Pick' - I must admit... Caught me a bit by surprise!
How this one got out on pro-release before the 1980 (' Un-Official' 15th Anniversary) CU Boulder Shows is beyond me... But wow - as I'm So-Incredibly Grateful!
I mean here you go Dead Fans!! And most-likely too - Fans of CU!!! As the Good Ol' "'80's " Grateful Dead Absolutely Rock & Rolled!!!
The CU Events Center - on the Proud Home-Turf! December 3, 1981 (12/3/1981) Show Pro-released as a part of the Dave's Picks Series Dave's Picks Volume 20!
At the University of Colorado Events Center - in Boulder, Colorado (CO)!!! This Tour Stop in Boulder was the Final-Night of a short 6-Show Winter Tour run in the Mid-West / West! Grateful Dead' Winter' Tour in'81 - with likely the greatest-importance being... So Boys, Just How-Was that Europe Tour!!So do you catch my drift on this one? There were only really Six (6)' immediate' changes to hear how things were sounding for the Band, after a fairly-sizable - and significantly-underrated! - a sort of Home at (instead of' Winterland') - University of Illinois > Madison, Wisconsin > Market Square in Indiana > the Rosemont Horizon in Illinois > Des Moines, IA > University of Colorado - at Boulder! " Well, you know - not quite' Home' -- but still definitely " back-home in the U. I believe the 1st taste I ever did score on tape of this'81 mini-Tour was from the 12/5/81 Market Square Show, and... I kind of did a bit of a double-take, because I really was short on'81 G.
Real-fast - with the Dane County (12/3/81) show being the next, and then this Smoker! Of a 12/9/81 Boulder Show, and then the U of Illinois Show too - right after. In the'80's, Soundboards from this run were indeed few & far between - as most Folks I knew at the time were circulating Audiences - and, very-nice ones at that. Everybody seemed to want these Shows dialed - as the Band was So-Hot! Too often, on tempo & timing...
Challenging themselves & the Audience too! I mean " how hard can you Dance "!! Some of the Prime / Primary days of the " Lay It All Out "'80's G.
Attitude, with copious-chances being taken... Which often equal = G. Another source of the popularity of this run, is that it indeed included a few College Town Shows - and, if the Show wasn't actually " at " the College, there was one not too far away, around the corner! With, this 12/9/1981 Show right in Boulder! Being no-exception - and really being the norm as of late, in fact in 1980 / 1981.As the Band also choose to deliver a Red-Hot!! 2-Show run on Summer Tour'80 at CU Folsom Field... As the Official / (Un-official) / Official!!!
" 15th Anniversary Shows " of The Grateful Dead!!!!! Why not in Boulder, right? And in the Early-1980's? And here in'81 these were really still the days where a 12-Song 1st Set was a possibility, while at this Show - the Band delivered one, and delivered it very-nicely!!Cold Rain > Jack Straw to Open! A hot Rooster, and a way-exploratory Bird Song! One of' those' Bird Songs that almost needs to be played in an' Indoor' Venue... The Cassidy was Weir / Garcia Lightning! And, saving the best of last naturally in Set I..... Opened Set II - and, a lengthy & juicy one at-that! And, Bobby brought some serious-action in the Good Lovin' - 1981... The emergence of Bob Weir!! For the Encore, and that was all she wrote for this little Huge!'81 Winter Tour - with only a small handful of California dates to follow. And check this out too Fans --- as this 12/9/81 Show was actually the Very-Last & Final! Grateful Dead Show' Ever' in Boulder, Colorado!!! Dang though, did CU Boulder ever get a toe-to-toe'81 G. Audio &' Artistic' Piece of G. & CU Boulder Colorado History!!! Grateful Dead' Live' at University of Colorado - Boulder (CU Events Center) - Boulder, Colorado (CO) - December 9, 1981 (12/9/1981).
Jack Straw Cold Rain And Snow Friend Of The Devil Bird Song Mama Tried > Mexicali Blues Candyman Cassidy Looks Like Rain Disc 2. China Cat Sunflower > I Know You Rider. Scarlet Begonias > Fire On The Mountain Estimated Prophet > He's Gone > Drums > Space Disc 3. The Other One > Stella Blue > Around And Around > Good Lovin' Encore : U.
Blues > (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction. Out of Print (2016 GDP / Rhino release) Grateful Dead Dave's Picks Volume 20 University of Colorado - Boulder - CU Events Center - Boulder, Colorado (CO) - 12/9/1981 3-CD Set Limited Edition' Individually-Numbered' 3-CD Set (of # 16,500) 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 1981 Winter Tour! - at University of Colorado - Boulder!! This item is in the category "Music\CDs". The seller is "springfromnight1989" and is located in this country: US.
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