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In reply to an earlier post on 15 Sep 2012 09:54:34 BDT
Wharf Rat says:
Needs warming up in the cd player Puff!!!!

In reply to an earlier post on 15 Sep 2012 10:10:22 BDT
Last edited by the author on 15 Sep 2012 10:11:53 BDT
Puffany says:
Hey Wharfy - listened to an absolute ripper version of Bird Song on the 1st disc of Spring 1990 a few minutes ago. I'm now on the last track of disc 1 with Brent gargling his way thru Blow Away. A bit of mic feedback bobs up on occaision during the disc but nothing too drastic. Very impressive to my ears so far. Vocals & harmonies are very good for the most part. The playing is definately 'on'. But i guess you guys know that already as yez all seem to like latter-era GD.

Posted on 15 Sep 2012 11:18:51 BDT
Wharf Rat says:
Cineworld Glasgow Renfrew Street is the tallest cinema in the world and has
18 screens.
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Room 18 at the British Museum, artifacts of Greece: Parthenon
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Doctor Who's 18th episode was 'The Time Meddler' starring William Hartnell
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now the Cornish slot......

Torpoint (Cornish: Penntorr) is a civil parish and town on the Rame Peninsula in southeast Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. It is situated opposite the city of Plymouth across the Hamoaze which is the tidal estuary of the River Tamar.
Torpoint is linked to Plymouth (and Devonport) by the Torpoint Ferry. The three vessels that operate the service are chain ferries - that is, they are propelled across the river by pulling themselves on fixed chains which lie across the bed of the river. The journey takes about seven minutes.
Torpoint parish is the 18th largest parish in Cornwall with a population of 8340
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And finally.....
The Dead has played ..Built To Last and Mason's Children 18 times
The Dead has performed at the Capitol Theater and Hartford Civic Center 18 times
The Dead started NNMBlues with 18 beat start at Shoreline Amph 18/8/91
The Dead 18th release was From The Mars Hotel
The Dead has played 18mins of..Truckin,the longest Terrapin(18:41)
The longest Smokestack (18:01)Midnight Hour,longest Let It Grow(18:57)
longest non split Good Lovin(Pigpen)at 18:59,FOTM,Eyes,DS and Caution

Which it all tally's up to only 18 sleeps to.........

In reply to an earlier post on 15 Sep 2012 11:31:19 BDT
Wharf Rat says:
Well done Puff!..keep the 'Spring' in your footsteps bout to eat
the pizza!!!!

Posted on 15 Sep 2012 13:32:28 BDT
Chris Jones says:
Dave's Picks 3 has just turned up at chez moi. The day after I sent back the form ;-)

In reply to an earlier post on 15 Sep 2012 13:34:46 BDT
Derek W. says:
Good to hear Chris and Wharfy still no sign of it here though, but I guess it might turn up next week.

Posted on 15 Sep 2012 15:11:41 BDT
Last edited by the author on 15 Sep 2012 15:12:16 BDT
Wharf Rat says:
Dave's Picks Three.....

Standard opener of Bertha opens set one and warms up nicely as the song
goes along..nice tinkly start by Keith.There's a little tune-up before Bob
starts his country slot with a standard Me&My Uncle,Jerry is playing well
and Keith is still tinkling away,no sign of Phil but he's in there.Hesitant start
by Jerry on Ten Jed,but he's fine as the song ambles along on this standard
version.A Short Jack Straw is next on the list,with just Bob doing the main
vocals,Jerry takes a back seat with his guitar.Grate version of Loser follows
well,would say that it's one of my fav toons,it's the full version,vocally that
is,but the middle eight is not played...the longer extensions started in 72.
Sugaree is the standard 'short' one,played and sung well by Jerry,next a
17 beat start of BIODTL with the usual trimmings.
Bloody Hell!..a Grate version of Black Peter,Jerry is on top form,it's emmotional
and played really well..wonder if he had Pigpen in mind....sad.Next is
the yet another standard of Mexicali.Cold Rain & Snow is simply Grate,looks
like the slow melodic tracks have some meaning here on this show.The
Disc ends with a good Me & Bob...standard,but well played and good vocals
from Bob.
Disc Two opens with a simply stunning Comes A Time can't say anymore....
and the first set closes with OMSNight.
Hey!...Ramble starts the second set,not bad but it lacks the usual sparkle
which is missing..Cumberland Blues is next,well played and ambles along nicely.
Jerry's vocals are slightly strained on the opener of TOO,Phil pops in
with some thunder before the drum solo and picks up again after,Grate playin
from Phil he's on fire here,and some nice discord playin from Keith,Jerry is
in there flying on a higher plain...The band is cookin' on this 'one'...This is
a Grate version!!!!!and a nice roll into Deal,it's the semi-amble one after the
fast and furious TOO.A slight tune-up before Magnolia which eases into
Sunshine..both being good.Casey Jones is next with Jerry croakin' like a good
'un,not bad and it all ends with Bob doing his Johnny B. Goode......

On reflection,The Other One rescued this gig and the songs after picked up the
tempo as well.I think that Pigpen was sadly missed due to his illness as he sat
out most of this tour...maybe the songs sung by Jerry ie Black Peter and
Comes A Time had some meaning...possible.Tell you what, both songs cracked
me up,just about handled Black Peter but Comes A Time....

Posted on 15 Sep 2012 16:59:22 BDT
Derek W. says:
Sounds good Wharfy, better than DlP2 from the sound of it.

Posted on 15 Sep 2012 19:58:07 BDT
Adrian K says:
Dave's Picks 3 arrived in this morning's post. Very grateful to Chris for chasing it up. I would guess that they have sent replacements to everyone on the list, and those who are still waiting will receive a copy very soon.

Posted on 15 Sep 2012 20:48:50 BDT
Evening guys, just checking in after a short break down in the Med, and there have been 93, yes 93 POSTS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

First the good news, had a grate holiday, and it's good to see Puff back : )

Now the bad news - had the email re Dave 3, and replied with a negative plus no sign of Spring yet which I hope isn't a bad sign. Reason for saying this is that Deadnet advised me in the same email that informed me that they had c*cked up my tracking reference that it should be with me no later than 12 days after posting (and that was Saturday last week).

I'll give it until Friday before contacting them I reckon, especially as Chris has stated they are staring to turn up.

I reckon a trip to Scotland sounds good sometime next year as I keep on meaning to go to the home of the amber liquid, and i don't mean lager.

WHARFY - appreciate your Cornish connections!

In reply to an earlier post on 15 Sep 2012 22:23:03 BDT
Chris Jones says:
Adrian, judging from the number on my 'limited edition' copy (9472/12000) I suspect that a batch that was supposed to have been sent a month or so ago was suddenly discovered and that they sent that out to those they knew hadn't received a copy yet. Mine was posted from dead.net on 7 September, so only a week ago.

In reply to an earlier post on 16 Sep 2012 03:08:29 BDT
Adrian K says:
Chris, my copy is no. 7016, also posted on 7 September.

Posted on 16 Sep 2012 04:19:05 BDT
Last edited by the author on 16 Sep 2012 04:19:58 BDT
Puffany says:
Update on Spring 1990. You guys that have ordered it are in for a real treat when it arrives. I wasn't familiar with the gigs coz I didn't think i could be a fan of 1990 GD. Pharck, has that changed. The 2nd gig which is from the Civic Center, Hartford is sublime. Don't know when i'll get around to hearing the 3rd gig - definately looking forward to it.

sleep well UK.

song for the day: Mountains of the Moon from 'Bigus Dickus Pickus vol. 26'

Posted on 16 Sep 2012 10:58:32 BDT
Wharf Rat says:
Mornin all...

I'm hoping the box of 'Spring' pizza's will arrive sometime this week Puff,I've already
had a taster of the goodies via a link from those at Bread.net around 30mins
from each venue.....had a moan about 'Spring' earlier in these threads about this
and that but still looking foward....1990 was a good year for the boys in the band
havin' seen them at Wembley.

Posted on 16 Sep 2012 12:13:50 BDT
Wharf Rat says:
Apollo 17 was the last Apollo mission to land men on the Moon. It carried the only trained geologist to walk on the lunar surface, lunar module pilot Harrison Schmitt. Compared to previous Apollo missions, Apollo 17 astronauts traversed the greatest distance using the Lunar Roving Vehicle and returned the greatest amount of rock and soil samples. Eugene Cernan, commander of Apollo 17, still holds the distinction of being the last man to walk on the Moon, as no humans have visited the Moon since December 14, 1972
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The C-17 gives the RAF a longrange strategic heavy-lift transport aircraft that offers the ability to project and sustain an effective force close to a potential area of operations for combat, peacekeeping or humanitarian missions worldwide
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B-17 Flying Fortress G-BEDF Sally B is the last remaining airworthy B-17 in Europe
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Oxygen-17 is a low abundant isotope of oxygen (0.0373% in seawater; approx. twice as abundant as Deuterium). Being the only stable isotope of oxygen possessing a nuclear spin(-5/2) and a favorable characteristic of field-independent relaxation in liquid water
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...and now the Cornish slot....
The first domestic residence in the world to be lit by gas is in Redruth - installed by William Murdock in (17)94? He was also the originator of the term gasometer.

D.H. Lawrence and his wife Frieda were expelled from Zennor in 1916? He wrote much of Women in Love there. They first stayed in the local pub, then rented a cottage in spite of the writer's instant and ignorant loathing for the Cornish. Their noisy rows, suspicions about Frieda (cousin to German flying-ace von Richthofen) which included a belief her red underwear drying on the line was signalling to U-Boats, and doubtless Lawrence's nasty beard led the local rozzers to order them out in 19(17)
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...The Dead slot....
First played..Cardboard Cowboy,In The Pines and Nobody's Fault (17/7/66)
He's Gone (17/4/72),Stella Blue (17/6/72),Money Money (17/5/74)
Throwing Stones (17/9/82) and Victim Or The Crime (17/6/88)
Venues Played..Family Dog,Fox Theatre and Uptown Theatre 17 times
Time Played..PITB (3),TOO (1),Good Lovin (1) and DS (2) all 17mins long
Total Played..He Was A Friend,Heaven Help The Fool,Shoe Fits,TWBS

....which leads to the ponderable 17 sleeps to........

Posted on 16 Sep 2012 15:03:57 BDT
Last edited by the author on 16 Sep 2012 15:04:34 BDT
Mondo Ray says:
Who's booked in to the Galleon so far? I think I should register this week to stay for the night, especially if that fiendish quiz is to be fought. Was that on the Wednesday last year?

Posted on 16 Sep 2012 15:21:02 BDT
Afternoon Deadheads. It's been a while, i hope you are all well.

I'm pleased to announce that " Europe '72" with bonus tracks has just been featured as " Classic Albums from the Vault" on my page.

Hope your Sundays are being kind.

Tommo.

In reply to an earlier post on 16 Sep 2012 22:22:55 BDT
Last edited by the author on 16 Sep 2012 23:09:03 BDT
Wharf Rat says:
Mondo,the Wiltshire Invasion Co. of the department section of
Viking Inc. will do recce's of Fowey's defensive capabillities on
Tuesday 2 October with the main offensive on Wednesday 3 October
and mopping up,on Thursday 4 October....Wharfy and Grey will
command the attack.
The slaughter of the locals in the pub opposite the Galleon will
commence around 1900hrs 4 October.

We have employed a local spy,by the name of Cornish,to give us
inside information to ensure a complete victory!

Edit: We have also have the special qualities of ninja Derek
who has voluntered with his quality of stealth.

In reply to an earlier post on 16 Sep 2012 22:25:24 BDT
Greysuit says:
Mondo - Wharfy and I will be arriving some time Tuesday and leaving on the Friday. If I recall - the quiz was on the Thursday evening. The Galleon is still doing its 3 for 2 with regards to rooms in October - and at £ 40.00 per night (B&B) - £ 80.00 for three nights is pretty good.

☺ ♫ ☺ ♫ ☺

Posted on 17 Sep 2012 10:53:32 BDT
Wharf Rat says:
In computer architecture, 16-bit integers, memory addresses, or other data units are those that are at most 16 bits (2 octets) wide. Also, 16-bit CPU and ALU architectures are those that are based on registers, address buses, or data buses of that size. 16-bit is also a term given to a generation of microcomputers in which 16-bit microprocessors were the norm
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The chalcogens ( /ˈkælkədʒɨn/) are the chemical elements in group 16 of the periodic table. This group is also known as the oxygen family. It consists of the elements oxygen (O), sulfur (S), selenium (Se), tellurium (Te), the radioactive element polonium (Po), and the synthetic element livermorium (Lv).
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16 Psyche is one of the ten most massive main-belt asteroids. It is over 200 kilometers in diameter and contains a little less than 1% of the mass of the entire asteroid belt. It is the most massive metallic M-type asteroid.
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There was 16 episodes of the daleks in 'classic doctor who' series
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....The Cornish slot.....
St Catherines Castle was built in 1536 and is one of several fortifications running along the south coast to be built by Henry VIII. It is a small artillery fort, built to defend Fowey harbour. St Catherines Castle has two storeys with gun ports at ground level. Below the 16th century fort is a two gun battery built in 1855
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.....The Dead Slot...
First played..Don't Ease,Schoolgirl(16/7/66),Lindy(16/9/66)WBYG(16/3/66)
Half-Step(16/7/72)
Venues Played..Meadowlands Arena 16 times
Times Played..Don't Need Love,Nobody's Fault and Rosalie McFall
Time Played..Sugaree(3)longest 16:55,He's Gone(3)longest 16:22,Terrapin(2)
PITB(2),...Franklin's Tower (longest 16:48)
Big Brother & The Holding Co shared the stage....16 times

......Which means only 16 sleeps to go.........

Posted on 17 Sep 2012 14:52:51 BDT
Last edited by the author on 17 Sep 2012 14:53:42 BDT
MC Zaptone says:
DEADHEAD ALERT***********POINT OF INTEREST**************

Hi guys, I have just listened to a radio interview with Tom Paley, a lovely old New Yorker both Dylan and the Dead say he was a huge influence on their music. In fact he taught Jerry Garcia to play the fiddle and Ry Cooder to play guitar! He lives in London and plays once a month in his local pub 'The Shakespears Head' right behind Sadlers Wells Theatre, Islington. (closest tube: Angel) and is happy to talk about his life and times. If anyone is interested ring the pub 0207 837 2581 and ask when he is playing.
I hope this was of interest.
MC

In reply to an earlier post on 17 Sep 2012 14:55:14 BDT
Wharf Rat says:
Thanks MC might get round to that one... :-)

In reply to an earlier post on 17 Sep 2012 17:00:55 BDT
M. Burgess says:
Well, GD net are sending a second replacement spring 90 box to me as they don't know where the original is. Hmmmm.

In reply to an earlier post on 17 Sep 2012 17:19:23 BDT
Wharf Rat says:
That's not good news Mg,I know that Bread.net were undergoing
some 'refurbishments' some time ago....I think its time to send in
the Vikings!!!!!

In reply to an earlier post on 17 Sep 2012 17:30:17 BDT
M. Burgess says:
Yes it's slightly worrying.First problem I've had with them tho.. Let's see what happens Mr Wharf.
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