Dick's Picks, Volume Sixteen
Grateful DeadInitial release : February 2000
Grateful Dead Records GDCD-4036
Three CD set recorded live on November 8, 1969 at the Fillmore Auditorium. Plus one additional song from November 7, 1969.
The rear cover of Dick's Picks 16 carries the following message.
This release was digitally mastered directly from the original half track 7.5 ips analog tape. It is a snapshot of history, not a modern professional recording, and may therefore exhibit some minor technical anomalies and the unavoidable effects of the ravages of time.The rear cover of Dick's Picks, Vol. 1 carried a message briefly explaining the reason for the Dick's Picks series;
Dick's Picks differs from our From The Vault series in that we simply did not have access to complete shows (nor the modern mixing capabilities afforded by multitrack tapes) But we think the historical value and musical quality of these tapes more than compensates for any technical anomalies... In other words what you hear is what you get. And what you get ain't bad!Related releases
Dick's Picks 16 was made available as a digital download from Grateful Dead Productions in November, 2005
Dick's Picks 16 was released for the regular retail market by Real Gone Music in August 2014.
For information about other releases that include music from this period see the 1969 section of the Dead by Date page.
Dick's Picks is a series of archive releases. For a complete list of releases in the series see the Dick's Picks page.
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