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Grateful Dead Dec. 7, 1971

Felt Forum, Madison Square Garden New York, NY | Listen on archive

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26
Brokedown Palace
Stellar version. Beautiful Jerry solo
4
You Win Again
dank williams would be proud
23
Smokestack Lightnin'
c'mon people! No Bobby version can can come close to Pig.
10
Run Run Rudolph
Give it a spin before Santa comes...Pig does Chuck Berry and Kris Kringle proud!
5
Next Time You See Me
Nice intro by Phil
5
One More Saturday Night
Exactly how this song should be - rip snorting fast and balls out - unreal take here.
7
Goin' Down The Road Feelin' Bad
Good time Boogaloo...tight with Billy the Kidd workn' that kit.
11
Not Fade Away
Billy delivers a clinic all the way thru this NFA>GDTRFB>NFA
3
Cold Rain and Snow
Driving beats with piano fills and organ whispers - gooey '71 medicine
3
Beat it on Down The Line
C'mon Weir! How many beats? 19. 19?!!!! We're having fun now.
5
Mister Charlie
They catch a groove so pass over that alligator wine. Chuba-chuba.
5
Truckin'
Jer get's downright snappy on this one.
4
Tennessee Jed
Oh my, the band interplay is absolutely top notch and so mature. Ultimate boogie-gusto, Jerry givin' his all and singin' with soul. Great shit.
6
Cumberland Blues
Perfect execution, akin to the Europe '72 version in terms of precision, Kreutzzman is all over the kit. Fiery Garcia licks reaching incredible peaks
5
Mexicali Blues
A Smoker From Dave's Picks 22
2
Deal
Nice crisp early deal.
6
Big Boss Man
Stellar version with some New Speedway riffs at the 3:50 mark.
2
Casey Jones
This version is short, but spot on.
2
Jack Straw
Nothing wrong with this at all, good vocals, solid playing - really nice early version
2
Ramble On Rose
Not my favorite tune, but the 71 grove got me interested.