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Grateful Dead Dec. 18, 1973

Curtis Hixon Convention Hall Tampa, FL | Listen on archive

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40
Weather Report Suite
The boys crank it into some serious high gear jamming in this one. Noice! Lesh: 'This is the quiet part folks'
25
Dark Star
A version bubbling with creativity. Everyone came to play
16
Greatest Story Ever Told
This version is rip roarin' fun!
12
China Cat Sunflower -> I Know You Rider
Jazzy and sweet as sugar. Unique stuff from Bob.
3
They Love Each Other
Funky, Jerry puts it on, and ends on a dime.
15
Eyes Of The World
Jerry's String broke leaving Phil and Bob to exchange solos!
4
Jack Straw
The band has come together, the vocals are warm, the solos are sharp, so strap on boys and girls 'cause this show just ignites from here on out....
5
Row Jimmy
Great row jimmy into great WRS into DS into EYES into WR. Must be heard.
8
Wharf Rat
Out of a great EYES. Beautiful. Dick was off by one night for his first pick!
5
Sugar Magnolia
Wonderful version........sweet 73.
5
Uncle John's Band
Elegant. Closes out a great show.
16
Let It Grow
Flawless, vibrant, and has a great jam in middle.
3
Me and My Uncle
The piano in the conclusion makes this otherwise good version incredible.
2
Beat it on Down The Line
Good version in an epic concert. One of the best bits of the first set. Second set is cosmic 73 stuff.
2
Bertha
Great version, very energetic and perfectly executed. Easily overlooked and overshadowed by the rest of this amazing show.
2
Tennessee Jed
Listen to Keith growl...
3
Don't Ease Me In
I usually always skip this song, but I really dig Bobbys playing in this one!
3
Deal
It struts & swaggers in that honey, country-tinged '73 way that we've come to relish & rely on. From one of the best shows from one of the best years.
1
Looks Like Rain
Everyone contributes nicely
5
Mind Left Body Jam
Short but sweet