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Grateful Dead July 2, 1971

Fillmore West San Francisco, CA | Listen on archive

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15
Johnny B. Goode
The band just rips it up here!
2
The Other One
A fantastic version from the final Fillmore West show!
4
Sing Me Back Home
Beautifully Sung... Merle Haggard would be proud!
4
Hard to Handle
A tight, solid version that just grabs yer ass and shakes it for ya!
14
Bertha
Powerful rocking opener, standard for the era but this version is given extra special attention.
1
Cryptical Envelopment
wonderful psychedelic beauty, dripping in tons of acidic beauty
2
Not Fade Away
wonderful rocker typical of the era as a set ender but given extra special attention here
2
Goin' Down The Road Feelin' Bad
absolute wonderful rocking version, another excellent version from 1971
3
Loser
a little looser and raunchier feel, love the little phil rolls, great vocals nice Billy K work.
8
Casey Jones
Truly spectacular version, tight and sung very well. Stays close to album version but is played exceptionally with nice back up from Bobby
6
China Cat Sunflower -> I Know You Rider
Piercing China cat intro with some cool cymbal work, ripping Jerry through the whole tune Hot version
3
Promised Land
Rawkish take with Jer's amp tubes glowing red.hot.
4
Big Railroad Blues
Pounding and loose. '71 action.
2
Me and Bobby McGee
Solid take with nice Jerry backup howls while Bobby yodels.
2
Good Lovin'
Press play. Dance. Repeat
3
Sugar Magnolia
'71 Cajun rhythm
2
Big Boss Man
Version is the Boss
1
Deal
From the last GD show at the Fillmore West. Jerry sings this beautifully,perfectly and the whole thing just sort of lopes along at a nice gentle swing