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Grateful Dead May 19, 1966

Avalon Ballroom San Francisco, CA | Listen on archive

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5
Viola Lee Blues
Early version just keeps building and building, the jam at the end is amazing!!!
7
Cream Puff War
Absolutely rockin version. Shame this did not last longer in the dead playlist.
3
New Minglewood Blues
Insane early version. Weir goes off on the vocals, and there is some energetic old time Dead jamming.
3
Silver Threads and Golden Needles
fast fast fast as opposed to the slow ballad it was acoustic
2
I Know You Rider
awesome early version with alternate lyrics
7
It's All Over Now Baby Blue
Love these early versions wonderful look at historic Grateful Dead.
4
Good Lovin'
Fantastic early version of the blues rock classic.
2
Cold Rain and Snow
Another heady early version, would have fit right on the nuggets compilation of 1960s garage bands. Really interesting and historical recording
4
You Don't Have To Ask
wonderful garage band sound
1
Beat it on Down The Line
Beginning clipped. Hot vocals and playing. Nice early version.
2
Hurts Me Too
The primal and bluesy Dead we all love.
3
Sitting on Top of the World
Short, sweet, but THUMPING