A long, long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away ( FAR WEST ) at Copper Mountain when the "FOURS" was definitely with me...


August West's Grateful Dead Bootleg List...

and some pictures of the Big Island... and Colorado...

* Tape from Rare early Album - " History of the Grateful Dead " Pride Records - 6/10,11/68 Avalon Ballroom, SanFrancico, CA ( The Poster for this event was the first time a skeleton was associated with the Grateful Dead... it's the one with the skeleton in the tuxedo smoking a cigar... the Camel Cigarette Tobacco message appears at the bottom ) ( from vinyl B+ ) ( Live, sbd. Bluesy, Pig Pen Vocals ) ( Dancing in the Street, Lindy, Stealin, It's all over now Baby Blue, I know you rider, 15 minute Midnight hour, It hurts me too ) 45 min. of music - highly reccomend if you're looking for some OLD Pigpen stuff

* 2/14/70 Fillmore East, NYC ( sbd. A ) ( I,II ) ( Monkey & Engineer, Mason's Children )

* 2/18/71 Port Chester, NY Capitol Theater ( sbd. A ) ( I,II )

* 4/14/72 Copenhagen, Denmark ( sbd. A ) ( I,II ) ( Dark Star, Who do you love )

* 2/18/73 Curtis Hixon Hall, Tampa, FL ( sbd. A ) ( I,II )

* 5/26/73 Kezar Auditorium, S.F. California ( sbd. C+ ) ( II ) ( here comes sunshine, you ain't woman enough )

* 6/7/77 Winterland Arena, S.F. California ( I,II )( taped from CD ) ( finiculi finicula )

* 9/3/77 Raceway Park, Englishtown, NJ ( I,II )( FM bdcst. A ) Epic New Minglewood Blues... also an Epic East Coast Show... Old Heads are still talking about this one...

* 6/16/85 Greek Theater, Berkley, CA ( I,II ) ( sbd. A+ ) ( HOT, she belongs to me encore ) HIGHLY RECCOMEND SET II

* 3/31/87 Spectrum, Philadelphia, PA ( I,II ) ( FM bdcst. A ) ( Kreutzman interview / concert color / missing brokedown encore / 1st tape I ever made & Uh... err... whatever. )

* 7/10/87 JFK Philadelphia, PA ( I,II ) ( III incomplete ) ( Aud. nice sound qual. for aud. B ) epic sets...

* 12/31/87 Oakland Colisseum, Oakland, Ca ( I,II ) ( FM bdcst. A+ ) ( Nevills encore )

* 3/27/88 Hampton Colosseum, Hampton Va ( all ) ( B+ ) Staple Dead Show... Fire, Estimated Eyes, GDTRFB... US Blues encore

* 6/19/88 Alpine Valley, WI ( II )( sbd. A+ ) ( hot show, 1st Foolish Heart ! )

* 6/20/88 Alpine Valley, WI ( II )( sbd. A+ ) ( hot show, 1st Blowaway ! 1st Victim or Crime (omitted - the guy I got the tape from didn't like the song ) )

* 6/23/88 Alpine Valley, WI ( II )( sbd. A+ ) ( hot show, Blackbird enc. !!! )

* 9/24/88 Rainforest Benefit, MSG, NYC ( I,II ) ( Taped from CD, A ) ( w/ Suzanne Vega )

* 4/2/89 Pittsburgh, Civic Arena ( I,II ) ( A,A- Dear Prudence, Mr. Fantasy... Brent's ON FIRE throughout )

* 3/24-26/90 Knickerbocker Arena, Albany NY ( I,IIs,encores ) ( A ) taped from CD " Dozin' at the Knick "

* 7/12/90 RFK Stadium, Wash DC ( all ) basically a throwaway show ... Brent's 2nd to last show... it sounds as if both he and Jerry are both dope sick... Vocals are piss poor... HOWEVER... "Dark Star" and D/S is AMAZING... truly outstanding filler...!



Sea Turtle spotted snorkeling at Hapuna State Beach...

Sunset at Hapuna State Beach...

The arboretum...

and the back of Uncle Billy's Hilo Bay Inn... Hilo side...

Kiluea flowing into the sea...

The crater on top of Mauna Kea...

Following in the great Dr. Gonzo's footsteps... the City of Refuge...

Wailua Falls on Kauai... These are the falls pictured at the beginning of "Fantasy Island"... We went swimming and diving down in the pool...

This is a picture of the Kalalau Valley from the Napali Coast Trail...


Other Bands

ZAPPA

* 5/23/69 Appleton, Wi ( 90 min. )...( Aud )... ( A )

* 9/3/78 Saarbruegen, Germany * 3/25/88 Nassua Colosseum... Same Tape... ( both 45 min. )....... ( both Aud )...( both A )

ROLLING STONES

* 7/5/69 Hyde Park, London ( 90 min. )..... 1st show after Brian Jones' death... includes Eulogy.........( SBD ) ( B )

* 12/24/73 Perth, Australia ( 90 min. ) Amazing show... stuff from "Exile on Main Street" and some studio out takes... ( SBD ) ( A )

JERRY GARCIA BAND

* ?/?/87 Wiltern Theater, ? Acoustic Set... Sounds a lot like "OLD & IN THE WAY" ... Really Good Friggin' Show !


Scenes from Colorado...

"Oh... Give me a home..."

"Where the buffalo roam..."

Hunter S. Thompson's home away from home... The Woody Creek Tavern...


WISH / WANT LIST / SHOWS ATTENDED

* 3/31/87 Spectrum, Philly ( I taped the FM broadcast ) Now on CD ( Full Show )

* 9/22,23,24/87 Spectrum, Philly

* 3/ 26,28 /88 Hampton Colisseum, VA ( limited FM bdcst all shows )

* 6/ 19,20,23 /88 Alpine Valley, WI ( I )'s ( Dust Bowl, my Woodstock )

* 6/22/88 Alpine ( I,II ) ( Dust Bowl, my Woodstock )

* 6/26/88 Civic Arena, Pittsburgh

* 3/27,28/89 Omni Atlanta, Ga

* 3/30,31/89 Greensboro Colosseum, Greensboro, NC

* 4/3/89 Civic Arena, Pittsburgh, PA

* 7/7/89 JFK, Philly

* 7/19/98 Further Fest Denver, Colorado


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Golden Gate Bridge


A closer shot... climbing down to get this picture was pretty sketchy... not one of the brightest things I've ever done !