The Grateful Dead One From The Vault: Live At The Great American Music Hall San Francisco 8/13/75 3LP
Re-Pressed & Once Again Available!
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3LP Set! Re-Mastered By Joe Gastwirt & Cut
By Kevin Gray!
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One From the Vault: Live At The Great American Music Hall, San Francisco
For a legacy filled with legendary performances, the Grateful Dead Live at the
Great American Music Hall in San Francisco on August 13th 1975 stands out. The
band only played 4 shows during that entire year! (Remarkable for a band that
toured non-stop for decades) and at their August 13th show, they rolled
multi-track tape (which allowed for the band decades later to properly mix the
Because the Great American Music Hall holds less than 1,000 people (another
unique thing about this show), it was an invitation only performance in which
the band debuted their recent studio album Blues For Allah in a live setting.
Although One From The Vault has been available on CD nearly continuously since
1991, the vinyl version was only available for less than a year (and in Europe
only) in the early 1990's. This deluxe vinyl reissue marks the first time this
legendary show has been available anywhere in over 20 years and the first time
Rolling Stone magazine has described One From The Vault as:
"The closest the Dead came in the Seventies to the band's trippy,
late-Sixties peak, and the performance indulged the group's jazzy, free-form
impulses even further. "Help on the Way," "Franklin's Tower" and "The Music
Never Stopped" cohere into a twenty-minute song cycle. "King Solomon's Marbles,"
a tumbling, polyrhythmic instrumental by bassist Phil Lesh, crackles with
energy. Inventive percussion duets by Mickey Hart and Bill Kreutzmann are
appended to "Eyes of the World," as well as to the pretty, elliptical "Crazy
Fingers." The crowning touch is "Blues for Allah," which runs 21 minutes and
explores inner space with a meditative intensity barely hinted at on the studio
• 3LP Set
• Newly re-mastered by Joe Gastwirt (2013)
• Lacquers cut by Kevin Gray (Cohearent Audio)
• Housed in a heavy 3-panel jacket
2. Help On The Way / Slipknot!
3. Franklin's Tower
4. The Music Never Stopped
1. It Must Have Been The Roses
2. Eyes Of The World / Drums
1. King Soloman's Marbles / Stronger Than Dirt (Or, Milkin' The Turkey)
2. Around & Around
1. Big River
2. Crazy Fingers / Drums
1. The Other One
2. Sage And Spirit
3. Goin' Down The Road Feeling Bad
4. U.S. Blues
1. Blues For Allah / Sand Castles & Glass Camels / Unusual Occurrences In The