Dead Legs #5: Bear Tapes, Vol. 1

Monday, November 29, 5pm

Please join us tonight (Monday) at 6pm as we dig into some tapes recorded by Bear.

All recordings engineered by Augustus Owsley Stanley III – AKA “Bear”

Grateful Dead, August 4, 1979, Oakland Auditorium, Oakland, CA – Set 1 (highlights)

El Paso, Deal

Grateful Dead, January 13, 1980, Oakland Coliseum Arena, Oakland, CA –  Cambodian Refugee Benefit (highlights)

Tennessee Jed > Looks Like Rain > Don’t Ease Me In, Not Fade Away > Sugar Magnolia, U.S. Blues, Bridging The Gap

NOTES: NFA with John Cipollina on guitar and Carlos Santana on guitar, U.S. Blues with Greg Errico on drums, and Bridging The Gap  with Joan Baez on vocals, Pete Sears on guitar, Craig Chaquico on guitar, Mickey Thomas on vocals, Carlos Santana on guitar, Brian Wilson on vocals, Carl Wilson on vocals, and Dennis Wilson on vocals

Audio excerpt from: Bear: The Life and Times of Augustus Owsley Stanley III by Robert Greenfield, regarding April 25, 1981

Jerry Garcia, Bob Weir, Bill Kreutzmann and Mickey Hart, April 25, 1981, Berkeley Community Theater, Berkeley CA –  SEVA “Sing out for Sight” Benefit  (Acoustic Complete Show)

Deep Elem Blues, Dark Hollow, Jack-A-Roe, Monkey and the Engineer, Friend of the Devil, El Paso, Oh Babe It Ain’t No Lie, On the Road Again, Oh Boy

NOTES: with John Kahn on bass.  Final GD performance of “Dark Hollow”

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