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Grateful Dead March 24, 1973

The Spectrum Philadelphia, PA | Listen on archive

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7
They Love Each Other
Such a bouncy, energetic version. Shit knocks.
6
Cumberland Blues
Hot hot hot! Surprised the Spectrum didn't burn down
33
Box of Rain
Words never do this song justice
12
Sing Me Back Home
A shining example of how truly refined, fine, and delicate the Dead could be, especially Keith
11
Truckin'
Smokin' jam that oozes into a patient, slow build Spanish Jam. This show slays
11
He's Gone
Poignant, purposeful version.
10
Spanish Jam
Just a nice long Spanish Jam. It has a bit more structure than some other ones.
6
Stella Blue
A nice stand alone Stella Blue
3
The Race Is On
Lots of fun. Sweet harmonies.
5
Row Jimmy
Fine, smooth version from a great show.
4
El Paso
Jer sings harmony in parts while whipping out precise 16th-note passages at warp speed. Awesome.
7
Here Comes Sunshine
Joyous and radiant. This song just brings on the love. High energy pulse throughout.
14
Playin' In The Band
Expansive, exploritory, and spaced out in places, a nice ride and another great from Spring '73.
2
Jack Straw
Garcia plummets deep to the final climax, a fairly quick but power packed rendition
5
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
2
Big River
One of the all-time great Big Rivers
3
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.
4
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.
2
Don't Ease Me In
Chewy with some super sweet Bobby rhythm licks!
3
Johnny B. Goode
The whole band is on fire!
1
Bertha
tight vocals and uniform '73 playing
1
Looks Like Rain
impassioned '73 jazz LLR
1
U.S. Blues (Wave That Flag)
Love the original lyrics