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Grateful Dead March 23, 1972

Academy of Music New York, NY | Listen on archive

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14
Dark Star
Phil shines in this wonderful 23 minute Dark Star
5
Looks Like Rain
Beatiful Pedal Steel
3
Two Souls in Communion
Pigpen sells this one to me.
8
Playin' In The Band
The first of the face melting Playin's
3
Black Throated Wind
Deliberate and strong - wringing this one out slowly....
3
Wharf Rat
The Rat at the Academy of Music with outro feedback.....
3
Brown Eyed Women
Tight very TIGHT.
3
Cumberland Blues
Hillbilly hoedown action
7
Goin' Down The Road Feelin' Bad
All cylinders firing here.
2
Comes A Time
Jer's just lettin' it ride - soulful vox and axe work.
5
Jack Straw
To the point and everyone blazes together here.
2
Chinatown Shuffle
This swings finely - grab yer girl and take a spin around the floor.
3
China Cat Sunflower -> I Know You Rider
Crystal clear sound and tight show opener in this hot hot pre-Europe run. The vocals are on and the transition rocks.
1
Truckin'
A good version from a superb show.
2
You Win Again
Sounds like it could have been a top 40 CW chart topper. Something clean and pure about it - maybe one drummer helps on this tune.
2
Me and Bobby McGee
Now I know a lot of you don't dig this song, but goddamn they pour it on for this one. Great Jerry filagree backing the passionate vox. Listen to the
2
Not Fade Away
The outro might be the three most intensely energetic minutes of GD music ever. The first part rocks too. Why not here yet? This show is a goldmine.
2
Ramble On Rose
The whole band collectively slams this one home
2
Casey Jones
''72 Casey Jones 1st set closer - spin it and feel the heat.