Release date Sept 21st 2015. Click to pre-order.
- 80 discs
- 73+ hours of music
- 30 unreleased live shows, one for each year from 1966 to 19951
- Gold-colored 7-inch featuring "Caution (Do Not Stop On Tracks)" 1965/"Box Of Rain" Soldier Field, Chicago, 7/9/95
- 288-page book with an extensive, career-spanning essay by Nicholas Meriwether and special remembrances submitted by fans
- A scroll featuring a visual representation of the band's evolution
30 TRIPS AROUND THE SUN. A 80-disc boxed set, the collection includes 30 unreleased live shows, one for each year the band was together from 1966 to 1995, along with one track from their earliest recording sessions in 1965. Packed with over 73 hours of music,the boxed set will be individually numbered limited editions.The 80-disc boxed set is individually numbered and limited to 6,500 copies, a nod to the band’s formation in 1965. Along with the CDs, it also includes a gold-colored 7-inch vinyl single which bookends the band’s career. The A-side is “Caution (Do Not Stop On Tracks)” from the band’s earliest recording session in 1965 with the B-side of the last song the band ever performed together live, “Box Of Rain” recorded during their final encore at Soldier Field in Chicago on July 9, 1995.
The box also comes with a 288-page book that features an extensive, career-spanning essay written by Nick Meriwether, who oversees the Dead archives at the University of California, Santa Cruz, along with special remembrances of the band submitted by fans. Also included is a scroll that offers a visual representation of how the band’s live repertoire has evolved through the years.
PLEASE NOTE DUE TO THE NATURE OF THIS RELEASE YOU WILL BE CHARGED ON RECEIPT OF YOUR PRE-ORDER