Category Archives: 77-10-02 – Portland

Grateful Dead – Portland 1977




The Grateful Dead
Paramount Theatre
Portland, OR
October 2, 1977




Set 1
Casey Jones, Jack Straw, Sunrise, Brown Eyed Women, El Paso, Dupree’s Diamond Blues, Let It Grow, Deal (1:06)


Set 2
Samson and Delilah, Scarlet Begonias > Fire On The Mountain, Funiculi Funicula, Playing in the Band > Drums > The Wheel > Truckin’ > The Other One > Wharf Rat > Sugar Magnolia (1:31)


Johnny B. Goode (4:33)






Source: 7″ two track BBD reel w/ DBX-1 @ 7 1/2 ips > PCM501ES (beta) > PCM501ES analog out > DBX-1 Decoder > analog in PCMF1/PCM501ES analog out > Fostex D5 @ 48 kHz X2 > WBOTB Master DAT (DAT-2).
Original WBOTB DATs procured & circulated in 1996 by Jace Crouch and Tim Deibert.
Thanks to trailmix for providing the lineaged master DAT for transfer.
Transfer and mastering:
Jace’s DAT (48 KHz) playback on Sony PCM-R500, AES digital output > Benchmark DAC1, XLR analog output > Grace Lunatec V3, sample rate at 96 KHz, AES digiout) > AES digital input, professional mode/sync – LynxTwo soundcard in E6400 dual core processor-based PC > HD as 24 bit/96 KHz WAV > Ozone 3.0 > MBIT+ dithering to 16/44.1 KHz WAV > CDWAV 1.9 (tracking) > FLAC (level 8). Recording, editing and mastering with Wavelab 5.0. All cables were Mogami Gold 0.3m pro-audio XLR cables. All components in the transfer/mastering chain were powered from a Cyberpower 1285AVR noise-attenuated uninterruptible AC power supply. Transferred and mastered by ChrisL.
Seeded by the Green Mountain Bros. at, July 2007.