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Grateful Dead May 26, 1972
Strand Lyceum London, | Listen on archive
8Next Time You See Me
Last go round for Pigpen singing this classic and they absolutely nail it. Might be my new favorite version!!!
Another fantastic version here. Great tempo and the piano work, oh my is this a beauty to behold!!!
Last time played with Pigpen in the band. Was is a pre courser for his soon departure? Jerry literally tears me up in this version!
20Not Fade Away
17 minute NFA>GDTRFB>NFA wonder. They left the best for last on the Europe 72' tour and here's a gem!!!
51Sing Me Back Home
Long version that will not disappoint. Donna adds a wonderful touch to this slow mellow beauty!
I love almost any version of this song, but THIS ONE is extra-kind
Incredibly heartfelt, and a nice recording to boot
17China Cat Sunflower -> I Know You Rider
Very nicely jammed on both sides
20Ramble On Rose
Normally bored by this song, but this shines
18Playin' In The Band
They're really starting to stretch it out by now...formative version.
31The Other One
takes a while to get there, but first verse may be definitive version
13Black Throated Wind
It's really nice, the recording I have just has this wonderful rawness to it...either way not surprising considering the show
A can't believe that this isn't listed yet. Truckin'->The Other One->Morning Dew->The Other One->Sing Me Back Home.
Europe '72 version.
Yet another great '72 version.
A classic Europe '72 version.
The last song Pig sang for GD
Near flawless version from a near flawless tour. The whole band is locked in on the home stretch here, and keith is hammerin' away on those ivories..
10One More Saturday Night
an outstanding version to end an outstaning concert which was the last of an outstanding tour! need I say more?
8Two Souls in Communion
They played this song great all tour. Rotterdam is the definitive, but this one is quite good and Pig's last.
11Goin' Down The Road Feelin' Bad
This is and epic NFA>GDTRFB>NFA to close the first set! Best combo of the tour!
2Me and My Uncle
Colorful and quick
nice little drums segment in the middle of a hot the other one
London Lyceum '72... duh!
Best Europe 72 Version!
Grate version... listen carefully at the beginning you can hear Jerry yell "put your acid in!"
Surprised this one isn't here yet...