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Grateful Dead - The Story Of The Grateful Dead

 (8 Album - 14 LP Box Set on Colored Vinyl)


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No. of Discs: 14
Note: 180 Gram
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VMP Anthology: The Story Of The Grateful Dead 180-gram vinyl!

Eight album, 14LP box set on colored vinyl plated and pressed at Quality Record Pressings!

Four classic studio albums plus four legendary live albums, curated by Vinyl Me Please!

"The Dead created a blueprint for how all types of sound could coexist harmoniously. Being true misfits themselves, the Grateful Dead offered a place for outsiders to gather, welcoming all comers that lived by a code that, simplified to its purest essence, seemed to translate to something like: Be real." — MC Taylor, Hiss Golden Messenger

VMP Anthology: The Story of the Grateful Dead is an eight-album, 14-disc set that illustrates and captures the breadth and influence of the great American rock band.

Including four classic studio albums and four essential live albums, the collection connects the Dead's history, subculture and lore to modern relevance and mainstream music culture with liner notes and essays from Jim James, Avey Tare, David Longstreth, Margo Price, MC Taylor of Hiss Golden Messenger, Scott Devendorf of the National, John Darnielle of the Mountain Goats, Jenny Conlee of the Decemberists, and Hunter Brown of STS9.

The collection comes in a box designed by artist Jeremy Dean, along with a deluxe 12"x12" liner notes booklet featuring rare and archival photos and ephemera courtesy of iconic photographers from the eras. As with past anthologies, the journey comes with access to four exclusive podcasts. The exclusive podcasts will guide you through opening the records at specific points along a four-week journey.

All eight titles in this VMP Anthology had lacquers cut by Chris Bellman at Bernie Grundman Mastering in Hollywood. All titles were cut 'AAA' from the original analog tapes, with the exception of Without a Net coming from the original master digital audio. Pressed at QRP on high-quality 180-gram colored vinyl.

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Workingman's Dead (1970) 1 LP
1. Uncle John's Band
2. High Time
3. Dire Wolf
4. New Speedway Boogie
5. Cumberland Blues
6. Black Peter
7. Easy Wind
8. Casey Jones

American Beauty (1970) 1 LP
1. Box Of Rain
2. Friend Of The Devil
3. Sugar Magnolia
4. Operator
5. Candyman
6. Ripple
7. Brokedown Palace
8. Till The Morning Comes
9. Attics Of My Life
10. Truckin'

Live/Dead (1969) 2 LPs
1. Dark Star
2. Saint Stephen
3. The Eleven
4. Turn On Your Lovelight
5. Death Don't Have No Mercy
6. Feedback
7. And We Bid You Goodnight

Europe ‘72 (1972) 3 LPs
1. Cumberland Blues
2. He's Gone
3. One More Saturday Night
4. Jack Straw
5. You Win Again
6. China Cat Sunflower
7. I Know You Rider
8. Brown-Eyed Woman
9. Hurts Me Too
10. Ramble On Rose
11. Sugar Magnolia
12. Mr. Charlie
12. Tennessee Jed
14. Truckin'
15. Epilogue
16. Prelude
17. (Walk Me Out In The) Morning Dew

Wake of the Flood (1973) 1 LP
1. Mississippi Half-Step Uptown Toodeloo
2. Let Me Sing Your Blues Away
3. Row Jimmy
4. Stella Blue
5. Here Comes Sunshine
6. Eyes Of The World
7. Weather Report Suite: Prelude / Part I / Part II [Let It Grow]

Terrapin Station (1977) 1 LP
1. Estimated Prophet
2. Dancin' In The Streets
3. Passenger
4. Samson And Delilah
5. Sunrise
6. Terrapin Station Medley

Reckoning (1981) 2 LPs
1. Dire Wolf
2. The Race Is On
3. Oh Babe It Ain't No Lie
4. It Must Have Been The Roses
5. Dark Hollow
6. China Doll
7. Been All Around This World
8. Monkey And The Engineer
9. Jack-A-Roe
10. Deep Elem Blues
11. Cassidy
12. To Lay Me Down
13. Rosalie McFall
14. On The Road Again
15. Bird Song
16. Ripple

Without a Net (1990) 3 LPs
1. Feel Like A Stranger
2. Mississippi Half Step Uptown Toodeloo
3. Walkin' Blues
4. Althea
5. Cassidy
6. Let It Grow
7. China Cat Sunflower / I Know You Rider
8. Looks Like Rain
9. Eyes Of The World
10. Victim Or The Crime
11. Help On The Way / Slipknot! / Franklin's Tower
12. Bird Song
13. One More Saturday Night
14. Dear Mr. Fantasy

Customer Reviews (5.00 Stars) 1 person(s) rated this product.

Amazing Pressings!

posted on 01/09/2021
5 Stars
Reviewer: SnackeyP
I have multiple versions of all these records, including the MoFi pressings, which until this point I had considered to be the best I had heard. However, the VMP box set improves on the MoFi pressings by no small margin. I understand the cynicism many might feel about having to shell out money YET AGAIN for the Dead catalogue. If you're completely satisfied with the versions you have, don't bother with this box set, but if you are on the golden road seeking the ultimate sound quality this set is essential. I haven't even listened to the podcasts. The booklet is beautiful and the other extras are nice as well. The jacket printing the the outer box are exquisitely done.

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