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Grateful Dead March 24, 1973

The Spectrum Philadelphia, PA | Listen on archive

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20
They Love Each Other
Such a bouncy, energetic version. Shit knocks.
12
Cumberland Blues
Hot hot hot! Surprised the Spectrum didn't burn down
42
Box of Rain
Words never do this song justice
18
Sing Me Back Home
A shining example of how truly refined, fine, and delicate the Dead could be, especially Keith
19
Truckin'
Smokin' jam that oozes into a patient, slow build Spanish Jam. This show slays
19
He's Gone
Poignant, purposeful version.
17
Spanish Jam
Just a nice long Spanish Jam. It has a bit more structure than some other ones.
10
Stella Blue
A nice stand alone Stella Blue
5
The Race Is On
Lots of fun. Sweet harmonies.
8
Row Jimmy
Fine, smooth version from a great show.
5
El Paso
Jer sings harmony in parts while whipping out precise 16th-note passages at warp speed. Awesome.
21
Here Comes Sunshine
Joyous and radiant. This song just brings on the love. High energy pulse throughout.
25
Playin' In The Band
Expansive, exploritory, and spaced out in places, a nice ride and another great from Spring '73.
4
Jack Straw
Garcia plummets deep to the final climax, a fairly quick but power packed rendition
14
China Cat Sunflower -> I Know You Rider
Frankly, I was quite surprised upon seeing this one had yet to be posted. A seamless and absolutely sick version
8
Big River
One of the all-time great Big Rivers
9
Tennessee Jed
I know most folks are indifferent re this song, but this type of mid-tempo bouncing shuffle is one of the things I love most about this band.
10
Dark Star
I know is only 4 minutes long, but you get a 20 minutes jam out of truckin' with a spanish jam included that makes the whole run incredible.
3
Don't Ease Me In
Chewy with some super sweet Bobby rhythm licks!
5
Johnny B. Goode
The whole band is on fire!
3
Bertha
tight vocals and uniform '73 playing
2
Looks Like Rain
impassioned '73 jazz LLR
4
Sugar Magnolia
Tight, hard-driving, and full of energy. A great rave up after some thoughtful somber passages before.
5
Loser
Heavens! It took a Dave's Picks to get this on the board! Soft, seductive, dark, and pretty much perfectly realized. Guitar break: shit yeah.
4
Mexicali Blues
'73 Mexicali? Smokesville, USA.
6
Me and Bobby McGee
Tight, energetic, heartfelt rendition of this era staple.