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Grateful Dead Aug. 24, 1972

Berkeley Community Theatre Berkeley, CA | Listen on archive

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2
Casey Jones
Grate version from a time when the boys were in peak form
6
Mississippi Halfstep Uptown Toodeloo
Sometimes I can't come up with the words...this is one of those times
1
Greatest Story Ever Told
If this were any week in Dead history other than before Veneta, it would already have 20 votes. Give it a listen. The whole show rocks.
19
Morning Dew
Yet another great '72 version.
20
Dark Star
Great Dark Star->Morning Dew!
3
Uncle John's Band
Beautiful version, Phil is exquisite
6
Playin' In The Band
Top notch psychedelica
3
Truckin'
Massive driving groove leading straight into one of the top DS of all time. My ears hear a flirt with NFBM jam that never quite hatches.
7
Sugar Magnolia
A tasty little Sugar Mag
5
China Cat Sunflower -> I Know You Rider
Sweet version from an overlooked show.
3
Brown Eyed Women
Absolutely close to perfect version. A beautiful little jam and sung with such passion has that extra little magic.
4
Mexicali Blues
Very un and easily among the best couple Mexicali Blues of All time. Great work by Bobby n Jerry on this one.
7
Bird Song
Wow they really nailed this song in august of 1972. Very amazing not quite Veneta but not far off.
4
Tennessee Jed
Right after this powerful version, there's a lovely segment where Donna introduces herself and her husband to Deadheads.
1
Sing Me Back Home
Awesome version - Donna's harmonies sound like a gospel choir. Love It !
1
Ramble On Rose
Vocal forward - Well played, "Good Bye Mama and Papa!"
1
Sugaree
Sweet rocker from this magical week of Dead perfection. Sleek and clean, this is a beaut of a version.
1
Jack Straw
Pretty much note for note perfect, like this whole show.
1
Me and My Uncle
Keith's versatility from swooshing psychedelic soarer to a honky-tonk barrelhouse master is on full display.