Category Archives: 74-08-04 – Philadelphia

Grateful Dead – Philadelphia 1974




The Grateful Dead
Philadelphia Civic Center
Philadelphia, PA
August 4, 1974




Set 1
Bertha, Mexicali Blues, Scarlet Begonias, Black Throated Wind, Deal, Beat It On Down The Line, Peggy-O, Jack Straw, Loser, El Paso, Row Jimmy, Playin’ In The Band (1:53)


Set 2
Phil & Ned, Ship of Fools, Big River, Loose Lucy, Me & My Uncle, It Must Have Been The Roses, Weather Report Suite Prelude-> Weather Report Suite Part 1-> Let It Grow-> Wharf Rat-> U.S. Blues, Sugar Magnolia (1:51)


Casey Jones (6:45)







Thanks to Bob Fishman for the Source Disk, EAC/SHN by


Recorded by Jerry Moore w/ 2 AKG D-1000E mics > Sony 152 deck.
Maxell UD-120 cassettes, with Dolby B ON.

Located front row balcony (approx. 15 ft above the main floor),
audience right, about half way back from stage. Telescoping
aluminum pole (golf ball retriever) extended about 6 feet out
horizontally, with the mics in a “V” on the end, angled so that
they were aimed at the two wings of the proscenium.

Analog > DAT transfer by Mark Cohen, January, 2003
DAT > SHN/CD by Noah Weiner, June, 2003

Tascam 122MKIII cassette deck (MC playback) > Tascam DA40 DAT
deck (record) > Fostex D5 DAT deck (playback) > Turtle Beach
Montego II Digital I/O > Sound Forge (wav editing and track
IDs) > SHNTOOL (SBE fix) > MKW Audio Compression Toolkit (shn)

Thank you to Darrin Sacks for the SBD transfer,
to Jerry Moore for recording the show,
and to Mark Cohen and Noah Weiner for the AUD transfer.

Matrix by Hunter Seamons using Final Cut Pro (SHN>AIFF>Final Cut>WAV>FLAC16)
August 10, 2009