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Grateful Dead Aug. 19, 1970

Fillmore West San Francisco, CA | Listen on archive

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3
How Long Blues
Warm audience recording, mystery piano player (Lagin, maybe?)
2
Rosalie McFall
Grisman takes this one into hoedown territory
9
Ripple
Ripple>Brokedown Palace, interesting piano during intro
1
Truckin'
Acoustic Truckin', with mystery piano player (Maybe Lagin, Nelson or the Loch Ness Monster for all I know - it just sounds great)
2
Wake Up Little Susie
I so wish they played this sweet gem more often a classic song with an awesome grateful dead spin.
4
Cocaine Habit Blues
Recording is not the best but it is a rare nugget and the music sounds trippy for an acoustic set.
3
Turn On Your Love Light
Truly an amazingly awesome version, with special guest David Crosby on guitar. A real true heady version with dead friend Crosby helping out the boys
2
Monkey and the Engineer
Nice, clear, mellow version.
2
Not Fade Away
Sounds suspiciously and happily similar to the 6/24/70 version. Firing on all cylinders.
3
Friend of the Devil
Early uptempo, shitkickingly good. These first ones are all worth mentioning. This one is fast and good bluegrass.
3
Easy Wind
Undoubtedly one of the greats. Everyone is on. Bobby solos, then Jerry schools the world, then at 7:03 sounds like D. Crosby steps in like Godzilla.
2
New Speedway Boogie
Love this in 70
1
Cold Jordan
wonderful rarity, recording isn't the greatest but it is listenable.
1
Swing Low Sweet Chariot
another rare beauty, recording a little rough but worth the effort.
1
Casey Jones
what a great old nugget, love the drums on this version.
2
St. Stephen
slightly rough recording but worth the effort, hot guitar tone from Jerry!!!!
1
Sugar Magnolia
Early Sugar Mags this is great paced a little different than later, Really cool sounding. Recording not the greatest quality.
1
Candyman
lov the mini acoustic jam in this version.