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I was fortunate to see and hear the WOS at the Hollywood Bowl. The sound was so incredibly clear , totally unlike any other concert. Never heard anything that clear until the Stones VooDoo Lounge tour 20 years later.
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WOS was a sign of things to come. The line array in particular is what I am referring to. It was not new then either, just an extension of column speakers. There was no fancy processors to steer the output direction of the speakers or to provide ultra sophisticated voicing. Just artistic genius. It was a great time.
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Dan, thanks for starting this threat on the Dead's legendary WOS. Here's a couple of links for more info, photos and a video on the WOS:

An Insider's Look at the Grateful Dead's Wall of Sound [audiojunkies]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PODPgBaiFI4

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Thanks for the great video
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Years ago (98?), I posted a WTB ad on the Dead's website for the MC2300s used in the WOS. Although I didn't find any, a very nice guy named Bear emailed me back explaining they were all sold off or given away to other bands long ago. We had a great email convo that lasted for several weeks about the WOS, etc - sure wish I had archived that.

Probably the most interesting thing Bear told me was about a guy poking around at a local show and eyeballing the wiring used to connect the amps to the speakers. According to Bear, that was finely stranded 4 AWG copper cable. Bear stated, "Shortly after, he began selling 12 AWG speaker wire ... but he missed the point entirely."
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Years ago (98?), I posted a WTB ad on the Dead's website for the MC2300s used in the WOS. Although I didn't find any, a very nice guy named Bear emailed me back explaining they were all sold off or given away to other bands long ago. We had a great email convo that lasted for several weeks about the WOS, etc - sure wish I had archived that.

Probably the most interesting thing Bear told me was about a guy poking around at a local show and eyeballing the wiring used to connect the amps to the speakers. According to Bear, that was finely stranded 4 AWG copper cable. Bear stated, "Shortly after, he began selling 12 AWG speaker wire ... but he missed the point entirely."
You might have been conversing with Owsley himself.
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You might have been conversing with Owsley himself.
Indeed I was. At the time, I had no idea who he was nor his significance with live sound. It was quite educational to say the least. He told me he that he could actually see the music coming from the speakers with the right acid!

Obviously, the guy Bear spoke of who was poking about was Noel Lee.
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Dan, thanks for starting this threat on the Dead's legendary WOS. Here's a couple of links for more info, photos and a video on the WOS:

An Insider's Look at the Grateful Dead's Wall of Sound [audiojunkies]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PODPgBaiFI4

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