03-12-1988 – 1988 Bay Area Music Awards

At the Bammies in 1988, the Grateful Dead swept the proceedings with Phil Lesh winning for bassist of the year, Mickey and Billy taking home drummer of the year, Jerry claiming both guitarist and musician of the year, and In The Dark leaving with the album of the year. Watch some of the awards and two songs from the post-awards jam session when the Dead took the stage with Huey Lewis and the News and Merl Saunders.

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This is part of our remaster/restoration project.
Even the worst of sources can be brought back to something watchable… (Hey, we have what we have, we can let it rot or we can make it better.

Luckily — There’s an AMAZING sound source for this —

–Not a ton of info on the video, the audio used is below (Thanks to Charlie Miller as always!! )

11th Bay Area Music Awards – The Bammies
Civic Auditorium
San Francisco CA

Source for awards:
KFOG-FM Cassette (compilation tape of GD-related highlights,
marked 3rd Gen) kindly provided from the collection of DL.

Source for songs:
Recording Info:

Transfer Info:
PCM (Sony SL-HF860D) Sony PCM-601ESD Behringer Ultramatch Pro (16-bit/44.1k)
Tascam SS-CDR200 Samplitude Pro X6 Suite FLAC/16
(1 Disc Audio / 1 Disc FLAC)

All Transfers and Mastering by Charlie Miller
April 13, 2022
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