He had taken something like $155,000 from them, a lot of money back then, effectively bankrupting the band. google_ad_slot = "8633840773"; Grateful Dead 1970/2/13 - Fillmore East, New York, NY 304 5. They had no choice but to tour relentlessly to retire the various debts they had accrued. Grateful Dead Setlists 1970 - 1979 Circulating recording information (via db.etree.org) = ticket / stub = poster / handbill / advertisement ... 9/16/72 Grateful Dead - Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, NY (cancelled) 9/16/72 Boston Music Hall, Boston, MA There will be a link to the Internet Archive when there is audio available (soundboard sources are streaming only). The Grateful Dead was an American rock band formed in 1965 in Palo Alto, California. Still not interested in being a "commercial" success, the GRATEFUL DEAD perform their cult classics before a NYC Fillmore East crowd. 1971 was the last year for a top-ten song to debut and the birthyear of Jack Straw and the most played song Playin' in the Band As the Dead introduced new songs into their performances. Grateful Dead, Jerry Garcia, Bob Weir, Brent Mydland, and Robert Hunter performance setlists, ticket stubs, and concert posters. In 1970, a few missing shows from the first half of the year may be in the Vault, but most of these shows (especially after June) are gone for good. Setlists… Friend of the Devil didn't show up in a Dead show until March 20, 1970, when it was played in the acoustic set. Searchable and browseable by year setlists. He told me in 1970 (or '69) that Lenny Hart, who then managed The Grateful Dead, had mentioned to him that "some Italian guy has been calling, wanting you to work on a film soundtrack." Find 1970 Grateful Dead setlists and past tour dates with the 1970 Grateful Dead Tour History on JamBase.