Grateful Dead exclusive! Hear an unreleased version of “Shakedown Street”

It's Uncut's second exclusive track from the band's 30 Trips Around The Sun box set

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Following on from our exclusive live version of “Viola Lee Blues”, at the band’s October 10, 1967 show at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, we’re delighted to offer you more exclusive Grateful Dead goodies.

This time, get ready for a live version of “Shakedown Street” recorded in 1981 at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York.

This exclusive live track is taken from 30 Trips Around The Sun: The Definitive Live Story 1965-1995, a four disc set containing previously unreleased live performances from the Dead’s archive, which is released on September 18 by Rhino.


You can pre-order 30 Trips Around The Sun The Definitive Live Story (1965-1995) by clicking here.

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On the same day, the Dead release 30 Trips Around The Sun – a career-spanning 80 disc box set featuring 30 unreleased live shows, one for each year the band was together from 1966 to 1995.

The tracklisting for 30 Trips Around The Sun: The Definitive Live Story 1965-1995 is:

Disc One
“Caution (Do Not Stop On Tracks)” – 1965
“Cream Puff War” – 1966
“Viola Lee Blues” – 1967
“Dark Star” – 1968
“Doin’ That Rag” – 1969
“Dancing In The Street” – 1970
“The Rub” – 1971
“Tomorrow Is Forever” – 1972
“Here Comes Sunshine” – 1973

Disc Two
“Uncle John’s Band” – 1974
“Franklin’s Tower” – 1975
“Scarlet Begonias” – 1976
“Estimated Prophet” – 1977
“Samson and Delilah” – 1978
“Lost Sailor>Saint Of Circumstance” – 1979
“Deep Elem Blues” – 1980

Disc Three
“Shakedown Street” – 1981
“Bird Song” – 1982
“My Brother Esau” – 1983
“Feel Like A Stranger” – 1984
“Let It Grow” – 1985
“Comes A Time” – 1986
“Morning Dew” – 1987
“Not Fade Away” – 1988

Disc Four
“Blow Away” – 1989
“Ramble On Rose” – 1990
“High Time” – 1991
“Althea” – 1992
“Broken Arrow” – 1993
“So Many Roads” – 1994
“Visions Of Johanna” – 1995

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