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Grateful Dead Oct. 18, 1989

The Spectrum Philadelphia, PA | Listen on archive

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4
All Along the Watchtower
Jerry tears apart this entire show
33
Bird Song
This is one of those versions where you hear it and can't believe it's not #1 (Definitely worth a listen)
12
Shakedown Street
Great Jerry/Bobby/Brent interplay! Great jamming version
7
China Cat Sunflower -> I Know You Rider
Pretty good China followed by the best 80's OR 90's RIDER I've ever heard. Check Jer's run going into "sun gonna shine" verse. 5 stars fo RIDER alone.
2
Man Smart, Woman Smarter
Incredible duel between Jerry and Brent Jams! There is nothing in this world like that Hammond organ mixed with Jerry's MIDI
2
Queen Jane Approximately
The whole thing is great, but Jerry's solo is so melodic and joyful, how can you not love it?
1
Ship of Fools
Nice mellow version in a show that deserves some attention.
2
Terrapin Station
Great playing from the entire band in this version, and kicks off a nice "TS > Drums > Space."
1
Black Peter
There are some tempo fluctuations, but Jerry is hot this whole show.
2
U.S. Blues (Wave That Flag)
Encore version from a show that deserves some love.
2
Drums -> Space
Hide your kids from this super heady space, lest you give them nightmares.
1
Gimme Some Lovin'
Cool transition from "Space," and the organ in the intro is hot. Leads into a smoking "Watchtower"
4
Pretty Peggy O
a little faster than usual, but Jerry s singing is passionate and crystal clear, Check out the Healy Matrix it is sweet.
2
The Music Never Stopped
The bird song Music never stopped sequence is the thing dreams are made of. FANTASTIC.