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Grateful Dead July 2, 1971
Fillmore West San Francisco, CA | Listen on archive
16Johnny B. Goode
The band just rips it up here!
2The Other One
A fantastic version from the final Fillmore West show!
2Next Time You See Me
4Sing Me Back Home
Beautifully Sung... Merle Haggard would be proud!
4Hard to Handle
A tight, solid version that just grabs yer ass and shakes it for ya!
Powerful rocking opener, standard for the era but this version is given extra special attention.
wonderful psychedelic beauty, dripping in tons of acidic beauty
2Not Fade Away
wonderful rocker typical of the era as a set ender but given extra special attention here
2Goin' Down The Road Feelin' Bad
absolute wonderful rocking version, another excellent version from 1971
a little looser and raunchier feel, love the little phil rolls, great vocals nice Billy K work.
Truly spectacular version, tight and sung very well. Stays close to album version but is played exceptionally with nice back up from Bobby
6China Cat Sunflower -> I Know You Rider
Piercing China cat intro with some cool cymbal work, ripping Jerry through the whole tune Hot version
Rawkish take with Jer's amp tubes glowing red.hot.
4Big Railroad Blues
Pounding and loose. '71 action.
2Me and Bobby McGee
Solid take with nice Jerry backup howls while Bobby yodels.
Press play. Dance. Repeat
'71 Cajun rhythm
2Big Boss Man
Version is the Boss
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