Without going to the basement to get the LP, it sounds like "Live Dead," an
early Warner Bros. -- perhaps their 4th or 5th on the label.

Michael Fox

On Wed, Jul 24, 2013 at 6:26 PM, Tom Fine <[log in to unmask]>wrote:

> I've had this excerpt of the Grateful Dead song "St. Stephen" at the end
> of a cassette since I was in high school:
> https://dl.dropboxusercontent.**com/u/55748706/St_Stephen_**excerpt.mp3<>
> It is clearly from a vinyl source (someone made the tape for me and stuck
> this on the end, knowing that I didn't like the Dead in those days, this
> was an attempt to change my mind).
> I'd like to know the source so I can listen to the whole album or concert
> recording. This recording is somewhat distinct because of the guitar
> feedback at the beginning and the goofy organ riffs throughout (I'm
> guessing Pigpen was the source). I consider it a good performance overall
> because the vocal harmonies were better (more in-tune) than most other live
> recordings of this song that I have heard.
> More info about the recording much appreciated.
> -- Tom Fine