Grateful Dead:
The Closing of Winterland

AM250 - 2 DVD



The Closing of Winterland

This nearly 7 hour DVD includes the Grateful Dead's entire performance of the epic New Years 1978 show at the Winterland Arena, plus extensive bonus material detailed below. Produced from the original 2" Quad video master and 24 track audio, with Dolby Digital 5.1, 2.0 and DTS 5.1 audio options as well as an alternate camera angle option for 3 songs ("Wharf Rat", "St. Stephen", "Good Lovin'").

Jerry Garcia Guitar, Vocals
Donna Jean Godchaux Vocals
Keith Godchaux Keyboards, Vocals
Mickey Hart Drums
Bill Kreutzmann Drums
Phil Lesh Electric Bass, Vocals
Bob Weir Rhythm Guitar, Vocals
with Special Guests:
Bill Graham - Master of Ceremonies
Dan Aykroyd - Midnight Countdown
John Cipollina - Guitar
Greg Errico - Drums
Matthew Kelly - Harmonica
Ken Kesey - Thunder Machine
Lee Oskar - Harmonica

1 Sugar Magnolia >
2 Scarlet Begonias >
3 Fire On The Mountain
4 Me and My Uncle >
5 Big River
6 Friend of the Devil
7 It's All Over Now
8 Stagger Lee
9 From The Heart Of Me
10 Sunshine Daydream

1 Samson and Delilah
2 Ramble On Rose
3 I Need A Miracle >
4 Terrapin Station >
5 Playing In The Band > 6 Rhythm Devils >

7 Not Fade Away >
8 Around And Around

1 Dark Star >
2 The Other One >
3 Dark Star >
4 Wharf Rat >
5 St. Stephen >
6 Good Lovin'

7 Casey Jones >
8 Johnny B. Goode
9 We Bid You Goodnight

Produced by: David Lemieux and Jeffrey Norman
5.1 and Stereo Mix by: Jeffrey Norman
Bonus Materials Produced by: Frank Zamacona and David Lemieux
Rhythm Devils Segment Produced by: Mickey Hart
Rhythm Devils Segment Engineered and Mixed by: Tom Flye and Mickey Hart
Archival Research by: Eileen Law / Grateful Dead Archives
Cover Art by: Stanley Mouse and Alton Kelley
Principal Still Photography by: Ed Perlstein
Additional Photography by: Michael Zagaris and Steve Schneider Liner Notes by: Gary Lambert and Glenn Lambert
Package Design and Production by: Robert Minkin
Video Editing and DVD Authoring by: Video Arts, San Francisco

Blues Brothers ( "Soul Man" and "B Movie" )
Documentary Feature "Winterland: A Million Memories"
Documentary Feature "The Making of the DVD"
Detailed Chronological History of the Grateful Dead at Winterland
The New Riders of the Purple Sage ("Glendale Train")
Alternate camera angle option for 3 songs (Wharf Rat, St. Stephen, Good Lovin' )
Interview with Bob Weir, Mickey Hart and Ken Kesey at 2:00am
Interview with Bill Graham by Scoop Nisker

Visible lyrics option DTS 5.1 Surround Sound Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround Sound
Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo
28 Page Booklet
Total running time approximately 375 minutes Mixed from the 24 track analog master tapes
Video from the original 2" Quad video master
No Regional Encoding

Hidden features "Easter Eggs": Look here