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Grateful Dead Nov. 17, 1971

Albuquerque Civic Auditorium Albuquerque, NM | Listen on archive

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24
The Other One
Other One > Me and My Uncle > Other One
9
Cumberland Blues
Faster than any other I know, and rip-roaringly good. Sound quality is B though (FM to mic to cassette).
13
You Win Again
Such a sweet rare treat.
11
Goin' Down The Road Feelin' Bad
This one smokes - they work up a major head of steam here. Big Phil in the mix.
9
Ramble On Rose
Pretty unique as an encore
12
Not Fade Away
Really the honey year for this tune. Killer version.
8
Truckin'
Tasty Truckin opener
7
Tennessee Jed
Hot jam in the middle ... good compact early version (now Dave's 26).
9
Big Railroad Blues
A fresh, hoppin' four minutes of GD
7
Beat it on Down The Line
Great version from Dave’s 26
9
Sugaree
Everything is so crisp and up beat in this first set. Great clean 8 minute sugared. I am aware its not 77, tho.
4
Wharf Rat
Relatively short, given later incarnations, but this one has wonderful energy behind it, deliberate playing, and a delicate finish
5
Cryptical Envelopment
Drop dead gorgeous, lithe, and restaurant quality perfect.
7
Me and My Uncle
Two things: (1) the middle of a searing Other One > MAMU > Other One fest and (2) Garcia loses his mind (or mine) at the end of the solo.
3
Deal
IMO you can always tell the headiness of a show by how much love and care and attention goes into songs like Deal &This is one is right on point
9
Sugar Magnolia
Dazzling, ripping version. DP 26. Godchaux channeling his inner Little Richard
2
Jack Straw
There’s something about the pluck of this early version. Fresh and surprising even if you’ve heard a billion Jack Straws.
7
Me and Bobby McGee
Phil and Billy really drive this one. Astonishing energy.
3
Mexicali Blues
Breakneck speed and blazing energy!
5
Playin' In The Band
An early short version, coming in at about 7 minutes, but the jam is intense and wonderful.
2
Casey Jones
I like this song
4
One More Saturday Night
One more One More Saturday Night