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Grateful Dead March 18, 1990
Civic Center Hartford, CT | Listen on archive
Whoops! I put this as 1990-03-28 originally like an ass. Still "Kickin-ass" tho
reaches a powerful peak that brings this sequence to a thrilling conclusion.
7Little Red Rooster
Acceptable slide playing from Bobby. Nice extended organ solo, MIDI sax solo. Whole band playing blues choruses gives first set particular vibe.
4Friend of the Devil
Brent's playing goes far outside of the rhythmic structures the rest of the band is using to support him, shaking them out of their complacency.
5Looks Like Rain
nice rap from Bobby at end, which draws out Jerry and Brent.
Nice full band jam at the end.
3Drums -> Space
Some really interesting stuff here!
Wonderful > from Space. Brent! Tempo and energy boost before the chorus.
7All Along the Watchtower
Embarrassingly bad > from "Wheel," but full-on assault from the band that rages throughout otherwise.
7Just A Little Light
Just a little sweetness!
Who said Hartford ain't got no heart??
Love this one. They bring the final jam!
3The Music Never Stopped
They torch it!
Sweet version into a hot Truckin'
3When I Paint My Masterpiece
Tremendous Dylan cover, this is terrific Hot Spring 1990
6Ramble On Rose
Fantastic late era Brent version, been really groovin on this tune lately.
Great version out of "Truckin."