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Grateful Dead Dec. 31, 1987

Oakland Coliseum Arena Oakland, CA | Listen on archive

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33
Bertha
Firey
18
Terrapin Station
Hold on tight!
7
The Music Never Stopped
A nice first set ender.
11
Aiko Aiko
With the Neville Bros. Jerry gets his Big Easy on.
5
Throwing Stones
Ticket to New Year's
26
Cold Rain and Snow
A solid version with kickin' drums 3rd song into the show after a hot Bertha>Promised opener
7
Promised Land
"Good evening and a very Happy New Year to you all" after a real nice Bertha>Promised opener
7
Little Red Rooster
A blues boogie SHOWDOWN! Brent may pull away with the solo champ win here though
9
When I Paint My Masterpiece
Jerry's vocal boisterousness mixed with Bobby's at the end makes it $$$
13
Bird Song
A New Year's gift -so hot!
6
Hell in a Bucket
Ticket to New Year's barn burner! Lights up!
7
Knockin' On Heaven's Door
Nevilles laying down some sweet harms.
10
Wharf Rat
I love this due to the cinematagrophy on the video. From "But I'll..." to "...SHOULD" it is a spiritual performance.
6
Uncle John's Band
One of many highlights this eve...
2
Man Smart, Woman Smarter
The "Aiko" is here but not the "Woman Are Smarter"? Blasphemy.
1
When Push Comes to Shove
some joyous new year's vibes
1
The Other One
Short but cool TOO out of Space; intro jam itself is very spacey and drumless
1
Not Fade Away
New Years' Eve 1987 > 1988; end of second set