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Grateful Dead Aug. 7, 1971

Golden Hall San Diego, CA | Listen on archive

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7
Goin' Down The Road Feelin' Bad
Another great vesion from ’71 with a unique transition jam after the “We bid you Goodnight” coda, this time into JBG.
12
Hard to Handle
When I'm a little hard to handle I load this up and pull the trigger. I'm surprised no one submitted this one yet.
3
Sugaree
Phil is all over this. Short and sweet version.
3
Next Time You See Me
Cool, calmed down version, solid guitar tone.. Just too good man
4
Casey Jones
I know its not on archive but this version is miles better than anything else on this list
5
El Paso
Mellow, No keyboard, clean and cool
4
China Cat Sunflower -> I Know You Rider
The DP 35 houseboat tapes version is very hot for '71. Great interplay between the band, Phil Bombs.
2
Cumberland Blues
Jerry rips; classic summer 71
2
Truckin'
Opens 2nd set and delivers the goods in '71 style
3
Mister Charlie
Jerry leans into it with a jaw-tighteningly crisp and high-voltage tone for a killer solo, though the group is a bit loose. Pigpen sounds amazing.
1
Mama Tried
Sweet country Dead. Great mix if you want to feel Phil's thunder.
3
Big Boss Man
Pigpen’s vox is just amazing here (as always). Great show.
2
Sing Me Back Home
So sweet and sad, with a giant of a solo and crisp harmonising.