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  • Actors: Grateful Dead, Jerry Garcia
  • Format: Color, NTSC
  • Language: English
  • Region: All Regions
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Rated: NR (Not Rated)
  • Studio: WEA/Rhino
  • DVD Release Date: October 8, 2002
  • Run Time: 210 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B00006FDB0
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #64,436 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)

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Between 1987 and 1995, Shoreline Amphitheatre, located about 40 miles south of San Francisco in the suburb of Mountain Views, was one of the Grateful Dead's most frequently-visited home-turf concert venues. The great rock impresario Bill Graham said that he had the Dead and the Dead Heads specifically in mind when when he planned Shoreline, and Band and Fans alike quickly made themselves very much at home there. The distinctive tent-like structure played host to 39 Grateful Dead shows, including the bands final Bay Area performance in June of 1995.

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62 of 63 people found the following review helpful By "purplo" on December 13, 2002
Format: DVD
The Dead's third View from the Vault installment takes us to their home court of Shoreline Amphitheater in June of 1990. These would sadly turn out to be Brent's last Bay Area shows with the band before his death from drug overdose. Like most Bay Area shows, I was in attendance for this one, and it was one of the more unusual shows I saw. The first set is fairly average, but features Truckin' into Touch of Gray and a rare Garcia version of Big Boss Man. What makes this show special is the second set. Garcia experiments with a number of different MIDI effect sounds on his "Rosebud" guitar. Brent is clearly in bad shape on his "We Can Run," forgetting large portions of two verses. Weir lets loose at the end of Estimated Prophet, with his "worry about me no" falsettos, which stimulates director Lenn Dell'Amico to introduce some great video effects. But the really amazing part is that after Terrapin ends, Garcia, Weir, and Lesh continue to jam wildly all through the part where "Drums" would normally be. Eventually, Mickey does move to the big drums at the back of "the Beast," but the guitarists play on endlessly and with great imagination. Though you can't really tell from the DVD, there was a point when everyone left the stage and the music is only carried on by Dan Healy and Bob Bralove. The band returns and delivers a fragile rendition of the rare China Doll, followed by the obligatory Weir rocker, "Sugar Magnolia." There are six first-set bonus tracks from the Dead's first run at Shoreline in 1987, which I also attended. Weir and especially Kreautzmann appear surprisingly younger here for it being only three years earlier. Garcia is generally much more inspired and active, playing on his classic "Tiger" Irwin guitar. During Minglewood, Weir sings, "T for ...Read more ›
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43 of 44 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on August 16, 2002
Format: DVD
This DVD presents the fantastic 6-16-90 Shoreline show, sadly only a few weeks before the loss of keyboardist Brent Mydland. The band is in great form, and the set list is first rate. Lots of highlights: Truckin', Touch of Gray, Cassidy, China>Rider, Estimated > Terrapin, Sugar Magnolia... (the only real weak spot is the evening opener "Let The Good Times Roll" which almost seems like a sound check... the rest of the show cooks). The 1987 Shoreline bonus cuts are great as well. Sound and video quality is quite good. Like the other two Views, the sound is two channel stereo directly from Healy's mixing board... crisp and detailed. Luckily, they keep the psychedelic video effects tasteful and only during jam parts which affords a good view of the band. This is an excellent DVD.
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12 of 12 people found the following review helpful By c. hart on December 3, 2002
Format: DVD
this show from 1990 is one of brent mydland's final performances and he is in good form (even though he forgets the words to we can't hide), but to me jerry garcia really sticks out in this show. in the 2nd set he just takes over. from terrapin station to china doll, garcia leads the band into a long jam ad at times its almost like he's the only one you hear. i bought this dvd at a the other ones show. i enjoyed the show, but after viewing this dvd, i was reminded of how much garcia can never be replaced. i rate this as the best of the VFTV dvds to be released so far. it is a more solid all around show then the previous. the bonus material is wonderful also. they give us 2 songs (hey pocky way, my brother esua) that wern't frequently played. if you're a fan i'm sure you have it. but if you never saw the dead, this is a wonderful introduction to the live concert they were so famous for.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By flyingeyeball on January 29, 2012
Format: DVD
Once again Grateful Dead Productions produces a release where the bonus material trumps the main body of work. Why not release all of the 1987 performance?? The energy in Hey Pocky Way alone eclipses all of 6/16/90. The bonus material shows the Dead full of energy , playing with zeal and having fun and this is what we love to SEE and seeing how this is a VIEW from the vault you would think that would play into what they choose to release. If you want to see the Grateful Dead as you remember them then this is worth it for the bonus material only . If you want to see the Grateful Dead as your friends or relatives who "dont get it" saw them, then watch the 1990 material.
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful By Keys to the Rain on October 6, 2004
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I like this dvd. It is really good, considering they included 6 songs from an Oct 87 show at Shoreline.

The Summer 90 performance here is good. Before I get further into explaining 'good' i must say the band looks a bit lazy. But in good spirits. Since my other favorite band is Yes, I am used to seeeing more interaction between the musicians. But don t get me wrong. I saw 6 GD shows and own 1000 hrs of their material (as an enthusiast) and the interaction that they would engage in normally was darn good.

The China Cat > rider is a strong point. Also the Baby Blue encore. Additonally Big boss man is great to see in a year where it didn t get much rotation.

Big River is also a standout.

Furthermore the opener LTGTR > trucking is much full of energy.

It would be nice if GD productions would release some more 'vintage' material (if it exists). I and others would be really thrilled to see some 1971 or '72 material on video.

Thanks.
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