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Grateful Dead April 5, 1969

Avalon Ballroom San Francisco, CA | Listen on archive

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16
Dark Star
cool
9
Mountains of the Moon
Mountains of the moon>Dark Star=Unreal
4
Hard to Handle
Hot sex.
4
Dupree's Diamond Blues
Jerry takes charge and the levels are excellent, and--oh yeah--it's acoustic (at least sounds it, but I haven't checked sources to confirm).
3
China Cat Sunflower
Nice early stand alone with a long intro. You can hear the transition from the old intro to the more familiar pickings of later versions.
3
Doin' That Rag
Rollicking and ramschackle.
5
And We Bid You Goodnight
Barber shop trio with Phil prominent in the mix.
4
The Other One
Crazy explosive version with hot touches of feedback
4
Cryptical Envelopment
Crazy guitar effects after 4:15
6
The Eleven
The Eleven > 9 Songs > Eleven Closeout..whole show worth a visit
2
St. Stephen
rare William Tell > Lovelight
1
Drums
Unique Drums out of a swampy, raw Alligator. Bill & Mickey 'theka' at 4:07 play the beats they shout out and then Bam!! FeedBack!!
1
Alligator
Raw->Gritty->Swampy
1
Feedback
InExTrIcAbLe
1
Turn On Your Love Light
Gritty, bluesy LL perfection!
1
Cosmic Charlie
It's a bit uneven vocally, musically it's slow and sultry.