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Grateful Dead April 14, 1978

Cassell Coliseum - Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Blacksburg, VA | Listen on archive

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26
Black Peter
Best of the best of the 77-78 versions. Jerry absolutely ripping licks and vocals ... "Run and See!!" series absolutely off-the-wall, then into S. Mag
14
Pretty Peggy O
Apparently, April '78 is the apogee o this tune.
2
Looks Like Rain
Jerry does a fantastic Peggy O, slowing everything down, then Bobby and Donna come up with a LLR for the ages; everyone on-point, fantastic!
2
Tennessee Jed
Nice shuffle. Jerry and Donna's vocals on this sound great (how many times can you find that?)
2
The Music Never Stopped
Bob blows some lyrics, but the midsection and outro are fluent and soaring. Lot on the list not as good as this one.
4
Dancin' in the Streets
Dancin In the Streets->Drums->Space->The Other One Mad awesome 1978 headiness, Nice Donna and Bobby
1
Smokestack Lightnin'
A nice little Smokestack Tease after Samson and Delilah and pretty rare considering its 78
1
Big River
Great version with a smooth transition from Me and My Uncle
1
Dire Wolf
Great version, powerful performance by everyone
2
Sugar Magnolia
pairs righteously with a mesmerizing Black Peter, Confident and Cock sure Bobby at his best
1
Ship of Fools
Overlooked because of magical black peter to come but the band gives it it all on this one. cant believe its not here.
1
Dupree's Diamond Blues
Jerry and Donna are nailing those harmonies.