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Grateful Dead Nov. 7, 1971

Harding Theatre San Francisco, CA | Listen on archive

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3
Brokedown Palace
This one is not to be missed...fine time for the band
2
Jack Straw
Early version...full of energy and wonderful Jerry licks
9
Me and My Uncle
Right in the middle of the DS>Drums>TOO>MAMU>TOO...the transition is perfect, and the driving bass really brings it home
6
Not Fade Away
Thunderous and energetic, just the way to end the show
7
Comes A Time
About 2 weeks after it was first played, There is a verse halfway through that was only sung this one time...maybe a hint into the meaning of the song
9
Goin' Down The Road Feelin' Bad
incredible NFA>GDTRFB>NFA
4
Big Railroad Blues
Tip of the hat to Bill Kreutzmann
5
Truckin'
Get back Truckin' on!
4
Brown Eyed Women
A fun upbeat early version.
3
Sugaree
A very strong early version.
4
Playin' In The Band
An extremely energetic early version, less spacey than later versions but the tightness and energy make up for that.
4
One More Saturday Night
my go to version on a perfect night in san francisco
2
Beat it on Down The Line
They're having a great time here, you can tell. Even the monitor problems are the source of fun.
2
Tennessee Jed
Jerry's Strat sound is so perfect here. This whole show (and the 6th) highlight the sound of this era perfectly.
8
Dark Star
A short but fascinating star, starts way out, filled with melodicism and beauty, almost yearns for the TOO>MAMU to emerge out of it. Give it a chance.
8
Johnny B. Goode
This is a killer version among the best if not the best of all time