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Grateful Dead June 8, 1974

Coliseum Stadium Oakland, CA | Listen on archive

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22
Playin' In The Band
One of my favorite all-around shows...hilarious Weir banter...this Playin' gets nicely stretched out before a sweet Wharf Rat goin' back into playin'
9
Wharf Rat
Perfection in the midst of a Playin' sandwich
13
Eyes Of The World
Super exploratory, Phil is all over it and Kieth is exciting...Jerry ain't half bad either...kreutzman rules
11
Greatest Story Ever Told
Rocks as hard as any I've heard...beware of Donna though O.o
5
China Cat Sunflower -> I Know You Rider
Breezy like a warm summer day
7
Scarlet Begonias
Garica's solos are inventive and unique...this version is so tight yet the jams seem to stretch forever!
5
Sugar Magnolia
After a tuning issue causes them to abort "Eyes" early, they come out firing with a passionate Sugar Mags....Keith is all over it
6
Brown Eyed Women
They nail this one - Phil alert here.
4
One More Saturday Night
The whole gang collectively barrel roll through this one in hot fashion and then DJ squats on it.
3
Me and Bobby McGee
Bombs away Phil
2
Mexicali Blues
Simple tune, Phil is on fire though. Worth a listen.
4
It Must Have Been The Roses
Sweet melodic bliss to my ears. Jerry nails it vocally.
1
Around and Around
Bobby's gettin' it
2
Tennessee Jed
The jam builds nicely on this one, lyrically on point too
2
Ship of Fools
Cool keys on this one.'74 renditions portray perfectly the feeling of this song
1
Me and My Uncle
Alert! This one not a throw-away. The best one of '74, no foolin'. Played with a perfect balance of gusto, gumption & grit.
1
Big River
Hot, hot, hot! Very underrated show