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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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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
Pretty Peggy O
Apparently, April '78 is the apogee o this tune.
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!
Tennessee Jed
Nice shuffle. Jerry and Donna's vocals on this sound great (how many times can you find that?)
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.
Dancin' in the Streets
Dancin In the Streets->Drums->Space->The Other One Mad awesome 1978 headiness, Nice Donna and Bobby
Smokestack Lightnin'
A nice little Smokestack Tease after Samson and Delilah and pretty rare considering its 78
Big River
Great version with a smooth transition from Me and My Uncle
Dire Wolf
Great version, powerful performance by everyone
Sugar Magnolia
pairs righteously with a mesmerizing Black Peter, Confident and Cock sure Bobby at his best
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.
Dupree's Diamond Blues
Jerry and Donna are nailing those harmonies.
Samson and Delilah
I know it's cliche at this point but I couln't believe this Samson wasn't on here yet...It's amazing with full blown 78 magic...
The Other One
Smoking 78 Other One...