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Grateful Dead March 23, 1972
Academy of Music New York, NY | Listen on archive
Phil shines in this wonderful 23 minute Dark Star
6Looks Like Rain
Beatiful Pedal Steel
3Two Souls in Communion
Pigpen sells this one to me.
8Playin' In The Band
The first of the face melting Playin's
3Black Throated Wind
Deliberate and strong - wringing this one out slowly....
The Rat at the Academy of Music with outro feedback.....
3Brown Eyed Women
Tight very TIGHT.
Hillbilly hoedown action
7Goin' Down The Road Feelin' Bad
All cylinders firing here.
2Comes A Time
Jer's just lettin' it ride - soulful vox and axe work.
To the point and everyone blazes together here.
This swings finely - grab yer girl and take a spin around the floor.
3China 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.
A good version from a superb show.
2You 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.
3Me 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
2Not 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.
2Ramble On Rose
The whole band collectively slams this one home
''72 Casey Jones 1st set closer - spin it and feel the heat.