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Grateful Dead Oct. 11, 1983

Madison Square Garden New York, NY | Listen on archive

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6
I Need A Miracle
into Bertha. oh yeah.
3
Touch of Grey
A bit sloppy early version but i'm a sucker for the late set versions of this song.
11
St. Stephen
A Major Break-Out, you must hear the crown reaction, none of the '83 versions really stand out, but this needs to be heard.
16
China Doll
Bertha>jam>China Doll. So very sweet.
9
Throwing Stones
Overlooked? Definitely. The 2-minute middle jam is really super. Garcia really works the scales and fan licks on this one.
5
Wang Dang Doodle
how did the "heady" people miss this? opens the show @MSG
4
China Cat Sunflower -> I Know You Rider
Driven by the drummers. Gets better every time I hear it.
1
I Know You Rider
most powerful "wish i was a headlight"
2
Jack Straw
Wicked fast comes out of wang dang. Quite a pairing.
3
Bird Song
This thing gets crinkly
2
Johnny B. Goode
Amazing night at the garden. I'm ready for round 2. Same place tomorrow see ya there ;)
11
Bertha
Awesome Bertha>Jam>China Doll.
2
Space
Birds in Space - then at 6:35 someone/bandmember asks - Have you seen that joint? Sbd.
4
Hell in a Bucket
A "Perfect" version. Drums, vocals, guitar leads, bass... everyone is on-point!
1
Keep Your Day Job
I can see why one wouldn’t really care for this song, but fuck it, I really like it
1
Drums -> Space
SandWiched Between China Doll & St.Stephen