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Grateful Dead Aug. 6, 1974

Roosevelt Stadium Jersey City, NJ | Listen on archive

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170
Eyes Of The World
Beautiful. Fast. Inspired.
4
Row Jimmy
Give yourself some time and listen to this show all the way thru...so mellow but so full of that special energy
14
Sugar Magnolia
Wonderful...starts off a huge jam set culminating w Sunshine Daydream...epic
18
Bertha
Surprised this isn't already here...Jerry is all over it and the crowd just eats it up
13
Uncle John's Band
This show has to be up there in the Greatest Setlist debates, and the performance is top-notch...here's one reason why
10
Black Peter
Nice 'n mellow with a fine finishing flourish
52
Playin' In The Band
...with a scarlet sandwiched inside. very nice.
9
Sugaree
Shocked this one is not posted yet...heavy duty performance here. One of the rare shows where every song is played perfectly to the max
3
The Other One
Jazzy Other One with a really nice segue out of Spanish jam.
5
Spanish Jam
Excellent version. Garcia's playing is sharp and jazzy, and Phil is laying into it with some nice bombs. Smooth segue into a great Other One jam
4
He's Gone
Absolutely gorgeous version, one of the best of the period.
12
Scarlet Begonias
Unusual and fiery version making up the meat of an otherworldly Playin' sandwich.
6
Loose Lucy
Superb AUD tape version. A must have
2
Truckin'
Great truckin' morphs into a mellow and tripy space jam to finaly go into spanish jam
3
Jack Straw
always thought '72 was the year of the jack straw's, but this is a cool version. By all means not a best ever, but cool one from an iconic show.
2
Don't Ease Me In
Rare one for 1974.