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Grateful Dead July 9, 1989

Giants Stadium East Rutherford, NJ | Listen on archive

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14
Shakedown Street
Epic Shakedown. Starts with lyric flubs by Brent and Bob, but rages onward to headiness.
8
Not Fade Away
If you like 89, you will love this NFA.
4
Built to Last
Nice and tight with solid Bruce touches
16
Jack Straw
Powerful version. The vocal entrance at the end brings the house down, you can tell they're having fun; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4gjjkcVIoys
8
Bird Song
Very inspired playing. Jazzy swing from the rhythm devils, Lesh is barreling down the low end, and Jerry dancing the leads to a powerful conclusion
6
Samson and Delilah
Big ol Rager from a Splendid 89 show!!!
12
China Cat Sunflower -> I Know You Rider
Superific China>Rider from a big show at Giants Stadium!!!
10
West L.A. Fadeaway
Superfluous rendition of my favorite song that has the word 'copasetic' in it!!!
5
Truckin'
Real heady summer '89 Truckin', great vocals and powerful playing, what else to say except hot!
3
Goin' Down The Road Feelin' Bad
This is a great version from a great show.
2
Brown Eyed Women
Sharp version with a great solo. Jerry rules here.
5
Throwing Stones
Super tight post verse jam here. Surprisingly unlisted, considering it was just released as part of the Giants Stadium Box set