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Grateful Dead Dec. 31, 1971

Winterland Arena San Francisco, CA | Listen on archive

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6
Goin' Down The Road Feelin' Bad
Seamless NFA transitions, and a goosebump-inducing Goin Down
5
Not Fade Away
Bouncy, kicking celebratory NFA with a bomb GDTRFB sandy
8
The Same Thing
A fantastic version from a fantastic show!
7
Black Peter
A cool little stand alone jam into Black Peter.
3
Truckin'
Very together, lots of energy on NYE heading into '72.
4
Next Time You See Me
Great version, great show.
2
Sugaree
Happy New Year
5
Ramble On Rose
Cool New Years version
1
Playin' In The Band
Bobby's on, tight version. Short - but you can hear hints of where Playin' will go in '72.
4
The Other One
Hot and smoking extended jam with MAMU inside, then long jam into Black Peter. Play LOUD !!!
3
Dancin' in the Streets
Jerry's on fire in this show opener. Not my favorite song, but just a rippin' version here. Wish I could have been there....
4
China Cat Sunflower -> I Know You Rider
Really great version that's tight and captures the audience's excitement
3
Chinatown Shuffle
Crackles with up-and-jumping energy. Great show all around showing off the best of the era with Pig and Keith.
2
Tennessee Jed
Brilliant, cracklin' good, fast, tight and fun.
4
Brown Eyed Women
Buzzing and crackling and just a wee bit manic. Early 1st set and the party is raging. Fun and wild.
1
Beat it on Down The Line
Holy smokes! They took their vitamins today. Catch 'em if you can or get out of the way. Roller coaster version.
6
Me and My Uncle
Intensity encapsulated in the middle of a TOO jam outta this world. Here's as good an example of the cowboy psychedelicore Winter '71 as you can find.
3
You Win Again
Nice NYE version of this rare nugget
3
One More Saturday Night
Welcome aboard Donna jean Godchaux
1
Mister Charlie
Nice swing to this version.
1
Loser
this is an amazing version, real passionate reading from Jerry
1
El Paso
The bounciest, most rocking version I have heard. Do not Paso on this one (I'll show myself out.)
1
Mexicali Blues
This might be the fastest I've heard them play (and I love it!). Certainly the fastest song with the word "blues" in it!
1
Sugar Magnolia
Two questions: Who am I and where has this concert been all my life?
4
Jack Straw
Hear Bobby attack verse 2..JG,KG+Billy especially worthy of focus