Though it's true that basically all shows from May '77 rank extremely high in all the important categories, this particular show stands out. For some reason I am really into Music Never Stopped lately (you know hos it is, you cyle through faves) and this version gets my blood pumping and my feet stomping. Last one. Users have designated the following versions as heady! nice scarlet there and one of my favorite fire outros, good show overall. Find 1977 Grateful Dead setlists and past tour dates with the 1977 Grateful Dead Tour History on JamBase. A mother of a Betty-Board and five for the mix alone...and it's ever clear that the roll had begun well before Cornell. It’s somehow cosmically fitting that a tape from this run managed to leak out of the vault very early on, allowing the mythical story of the Grateful Dead to have one hell of a soundtrack. Mastered in HDCD by Jeffrey Norman at Mockingbird Mastering, the "psychoacoustic phenomena" as Jerry once put it, of St. Paul Civic Center Arena, St. Paul, MN (5/11) Auditorium Theatre, Chicago, IL (5/12, 5/13), St. Louis Arena, St. Louis MO (5/15) and Coliseum at the University Of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL (5/17) can now finally be appreciated. I have spent many a year chasing down a tape of "the best" Grateful Dead show. The sound is great and the song selection is right up this head's alley. Released: 11 Jun 2013. Jerry choice of notes and phrasing during the guitar solo is perfect! Enter your email below to be the first to hear about new releases, upcoming events, and more from Rhino. May 1977 is set to change all of that with a boxed set that zeroes in on this high-water mark in the Grateful Dead's long strange trip.For a band resurrecting itself after a 20-month hiatus, there was a great frenzy of expectancy that surrounded the Spring of 1977. Limited to 15,000 individually numbered copies, MAY 1977: GET SHOWN THE LIGHT is a collection of what is unanimously believed to be the most sought-after previously unreleased complete shows the Grateful Dead ever played. -Troy Wallwork, Uploaded by May 1977: Get Shown the Light is a live album by the American rock band the Grateful Dead. By submitting my information, I agree to receive personalized updates and marketing messages about Rhino based on my information, interests, activities, website visits and device data and in accordance with the Privacy Policy.I understand that I can opt-out at any time by emailing privacypolicy@wmg.com. ITHACA, N.Y. (AP) — The Grateful Dead performed thousands of concerts, none acclaimed quite like their May 8, 1977, show at a Cornell University field house on a freakishly snowy night. Always great listening! A 14 CD set comprising 5 complete Grateful Dead shows from 1977. The Grateful Dead to Release _May 1977_ Box Set Despite whether or not you think their Cornell University show in May of 1977 was their best, the Grateful Dead had a great year in 1977 … C $2,451.05 Buy It Now +C $61.86 shipping Your privacy is important to us. First, the sound quality is very, very good. Listen free to Grateful Dead – May 1977 (Promised Land, They Love Each Other and more). by Best Classic Bands Staff The Dead in May 1977 The Grateful Dead played more than 2,000 concerts, but none continues to spark interest and provoke discussion quite like the band’s performance at Cornell University’s Barton Hall on May 8, 1977. THIS IS THE FIELD NODE IMAGE ARTICLE TEMPLATE, Grateful Dead: Magical, Mythical May 1977, Hot Wax: Grateful Dead, Stone Temple Pilots, Bad Company, and Duran Duran, Grateful Dead - The Angel's Share (Demos), At least one box must be checked for signup. Presented in a psychedelic box that boasts an intricate die-cut design created by Grammy®-winning graphic artist Masaki Koike, the set also includes a book filled with stories about each show, as well as an in-depth essay by Dead historian Steve Silberman, who delves deep into the history behind the tour and the band’s return from its extended hiatus. The Spring 1977 tour which is partially documented by this box set limited edition release was particularly amazing for its energetic, well-rehearsed( in a good way) dynamic characteristic. Does any body know how I go about getting a copy? Everything about this show is amazing. Revered by Deadheads and honored by the Library of Congress, the Barton Hall show is back in the psychedelic spotlight on its 40th anniversary. 111 tracks (734:17). 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