Monday, May 29, 2017

Grateful Dead 1978-05-16 Uptown Theatre - Chicago, IL

Tuesday, May 16, 1978
Uptown Theatre - Chicago, IL

"Mason B. Taylor was a taper from Chicago that recorded concerts by many bands in the Chicagoland area and on Dead tours. He used a Nakamichi 550 with Nakamichi 300 mics with shotgun capsules for most of his earlier recordings. In later years he used Sony D-5 and Sony D-3 cassette recorders with Nakamichi 300 mics.

Mason captured spectacular musical moments and loved to share them with his closest friends. In honor of Mason and all the love he put into his recordings we are now able to share these moments with those who can appreciate them most.

As the shows get uploaded we would love for you to share your stories about the epic times the music evokes so we can all dial back into that moment when the magic was happening.

Thanks to Mason’s family and his Chicago and Cleveland friends for opening up Mason’s Jar…"

Recorded By Mason Taylor on a Nakamichi 550 Cassette Deck,
on chrome tapes, with Nakamichi microphones.

Transferred on Mason's restored Nak500 properly.

disc 1:
Set 1
t01. Tuning
t02. Jack Straw
t03. Dire Wolf
t04. Mexicali Blues >
t05. Mama Tried
t06. Peggy-O
t07. Cassidy
t08. Row Jimmy
t09. Passenger
t10. Brown Eyed Women
t11. The Music Never Stopped

disc 2:
Set 2
t01. Scarlet Begonias >
t02. Fire On The Mountain
t03. El Paso
t04. Ship Of Fools/
Missing Estimated Prophet >
Missing He's Gone >
t05. /Drums >
t06. Space >
t07. Comes A Time >
t08. Sugar Magnolia
t09. Crowd
t10. Johnny B Goode


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