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Grateful Dead May 1, 1981

Hampton Coliseum Hampton, VA | Listen on archive

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29
Althea
Perfect groove and massive push from Phil post-lyrics
54
Let It Grow
Lightning quick yet totally on-track riffs from Jerry; intense, powerful version. Weir 100% into it. Segues into killer Deal. Trust me. Must hear.
33
Deal
White Hot 80's version
2
The Wheel
Like every song in this vastly underrated show: Just Exactly Perfect.
10
Little Red Rooster
A heady version
27
Feel Like A Stranger
A standout version from a great show.
7
Tennessee Jed
Beautiful Solo and Great all around version.
13
Franklin's Tower
One of the best played versions from one of the best played shows in the Brent era---ever.
4
The Other One
Brent's touch's are perfect. Jer wakes up and carves some mean bolts before the end verse.
3
Wharf Rat
Band is firing this night whole show is on point.
3
Promised Land
Phil's a beast from start to finish. Brent and Jerry shine on their solos.
2
Sugar Magnolia
Beautiful intro. Hot jamming. Major flub on the lyrics by Bob.
2
U.S. Blues (Wave That Flag)
Cool rocker to close a hot show.
4
Lost Sailor -> Saint of Circumstance
Hot vocals from Bob. Very well played all around. A forgotten gem.