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Grateful Dead Dec. 31, 1978

Winterland Arena San Francisco, CA | Listen on archive

Users have designated the following versions as heady!
11
Its All Over Now
i have always loved this version
27
Stagger Lee
love the early versions
20
Friend of the Devil
near perfect late '70's version. Enough said,listen to this one.
28
Dark Star
Farewell to Winterland; Not 40 mins. long ; no break down into feedback nonsense. Just sweet jazzy jamming; Just exactly perfect send off.
12
From the Heart of Me
A good version of this underrated song.
34
Ramble On Rose
Do I hear angels? Yep, Jerry's at it again.
8
Johnny B. Goode
The Closing of Winterland.
24
I Need A Miracle
Closin' Winterland with the harmonicas! Hot hot hot
14
Terrapin Station
i've heard a million of these, and this one is closest to perfection. heartfelt vocals, minimal flubs, and the groove is locked in. tight!
34
Scarlet Begonias -> Fire On The Mountain
2nd song to open show at the closing of Winterland
8
Around and Around
With a bunch of guests, Jerry goes fucking nuts.
19
Sugar Magnolia
Opens the show! Give a listen.
15
Not Fade Away
Closing of the Winterland. Not Fade Away has John Cippolina as special guest! HOT!
8
Me and My Uncle
Just about perfect....
7
Big River
Country stomping big river! Nice piano.
14
Samson and Delilah
Nice and hot. Bob's vocals are on.
20
Wharf Rat
Shocked this one wasn't already here. Top 3 in my book.
6
And We Bid You Goodnight
You only get about the half the song in the recording but the band is awesome sounding and the audience is going insane!
7
St. Stephen
immortalized in the film taken that special evening. fantastic version with all the elements. watch the video!
12
Playin' In The Band
Nice locked in version. 13 minutes of what a Playin' should be.
6
Drums
19 minutes, man it gets weird: whistles, gamelans, melodica solo, bird calls, kazoos, explosions: was every one in on the jam? Anyone remember?
5
Good Lovin'
Blissful dancealong. As clear a statement of what the good times feeling of the later Donna era could sound like. Nice times.
5
Casey Jones
Classic, how am I the first to vote for this?
6
The Other One
Short but sweet version sandwiched between DS and Rat
4
Fire On The Mountain
Closing of Winterland is classic Dead