Our semi-regular bootleg mix series returns in 2020 with another selection of murky and magical sounds. Consider this one a sequel of sorts to the inaugural Unearthed, which gathered some choice performances from Sausalito’s Record Plant. We’re going back to the Bay Area, where in the early 1970s, Pacific High Recording Studios served as the site of many quadraphonic broadcasts featuring some of the leading lights and also rans of the era. There are Fillmore West-ready boogies, mystical mantras, bloozy workouts and deeply stoned jams. Oh, and there’s also plenty of Dead-adjacent action, as well—Pacific High was where the band made the classic Workingman’s Dead, after all. Put the windows down and turn it way up. / t wilcox
Unearthed, Vol. 8 :: Pacific High (zipped folder)
KSAN intro / Friday’s Child – Van Morrison / Sidewinder – Copperhead / Silver Threads & Golden Needles – Jerry Garcia & Friends / Steppin’ Stone – Boz Scaggs / Long Long Road – Incredible String Band / Disciple – The Doobie Brothers / Never Is A Long Time – Glass Harp / Unknown jam – JJ Cale / Me & My Uncle – Loose Gravel / Expressway To Your Heart – Jerry Garcia & Merl Saunders / Pacific High Studio Mantras – Allen Ginsberg
Unearthed Archives: Vol. 1: Sausalito Haze / Vol. 2: 1978 Blend / Vol. 3: Ultrasonic / Vol. 4 :: Jerry Garcia & Friends / Vol. 5 :: Hoboken Nights / Vol. 6 :: 1969 Blend / Vol. 7 :: Rocky Mountain Time
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