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Grateful Dead March 21, 1973

Utica Memorial Auditorium Utica, NY | Listen on archive

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10
Dark Star
Awesome jazzy Star from an underrated show
4
China Cat Sunflower -> I Know You Rider
Snazzy light and tight. China's melody is a traipsing psychadelic counterpoint, a perfect trans into Rider. Good vibes.
11
Playin' In The Band
Exploratory simmering energy. Phil and Jerry co-soloing on a high plane of endless inspiration. Not a barn-burner, but smooth and abstract.
3
Brokedown Palace
Musical and sweet with great harmonies. Brilliant show with many great, mellow versions of their '73 setlist.
2
Sugar Magnolia
The sugar's sweet - but the daydream just blows everything else away with joy.
4
Greatest Story Ever Told
Keith & Donna do their thing, and Jerry gets in some nasty licks. Jam at the end is sick.
3
Tennessee Jed
Typically strong Jed from 73'
7
Eyes Of The World
Another HUGE version from a year jam packed with em'. Dark Star>Eyes, check this one out.
1
They Love Each Other
Set 2 Version
3
They Love Each Other
Set 2 Version
1
Big River
Jerry low in the mix but is ripping it up, Keith really shines in this one, doesn’t miss a note
2
Me and My Uncle
Really dig jerry here
1
U.S. Blues (Wave That Flag)
Keiths all over this one- Boogie woogie piano.
1
Looks Like Rain
Bobby's voice sounds so delicate.
1
Row Jimmy
Nice smooth early version. Needs some love.
1
El Paso
Love Bobby's tone.
1
Mexicali Blues
Fast and free!
1
Take A Step Back
After Brown Eyed Women. Phil's wailin'
1
Weather Report Suite
Transitions into dark star
1
Wharf Rat
Jerry's vocals cut out at times during the first half but this is an amazing chill and soulful that deserves some attention.