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Grateful Dead May 4, 1977

The Palladium New York, NY | Listen on archive

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10
Mississippi Halfstep Uptown Toodeloo
Thunderous...one of my favorite recordings because it gives the feeling of being there.
12
Comes A Time
After comparing all the 77's, this one is unique and sooo beautiful
11
Dancin' in the Streets
While not the definitive version, that would come four days later, this is a rollicking romper full of 19 minutes of Dead Funk.
5
Deal
Just a rippin' solo, listen to the tone Jerry gets on this...an example of why this underrated show needs more attention
13
Playin' In The Band
From an overlooked show, this version absolutely kills. Insane jamming by all members, a must listen.
2
Ship of Fools
clean as a whistle
6
Brown Eyed Women
I had forgotten how much I love this show! From BEW to the end this show provides some exemplary playing. This BEW is butter, clean as a whistle.
3
Big River
1/2 Step > Big River. The run of top shelf May shows starts here.
2
They Love Each Other
very nice. Garcia's floating effortlessly above band.
2
New Minglewood Blues
At least as good as Barton, but not as well known.
7
It Must Have Been The Roses
Just more stellar May '77 balladry.
2
Looks Like Rain
fantastic version with great Bobby/Donna. Everyone else is just trying to match their emotional performances.
3
Estimated Prophet
Startled not to find this here. Def. best of Palladium run, and can stand toe to toe with the rest of the month.
3
Terrapin Station
Come for the Terrapin, stay for the > PITB > Comes a Time > PITB.