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Grateful Dead Feb. 9, 1973

Roscoe Maples Pavilion - Stanford University Palo Alto, CA | Listen on archive

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16
Sugar Magnolia
Super strong 70s version
46
Eyes Of The World
first one ever, and they knock it outta the park, er, Pavilion
10
China Cat Sunflower -> I Know You Rider
Great Wavy Gracy banter on track preceding..."The Rainbow Makers"...the boys live up to it
31
They Love Each Other
First one best ever? Love the mellow versions, but this begs the question.
18
Loose Lucy
Jerry git and vocals on fire, funky ass backbeat from bill and phil. A rocker.
5
Row Jimmy
primitive
10
Here Comes Sunshine
First time played and it's as good as they come. Seven first time songs this gig in Stanford, wow!!
5
El Paso
Jerry is goin' wild. Sick noodling in the begining for one of my favorite "passive" songs
4
U.S. Blues (Wave That Flag)
First Wave That Flag and is full of energy.
6
Truckin'
Truckin' into incredible Eyes... Give it a spin.
3
Box of Rain
Clear, touching, and emotional.
11
China Doll
Listen to this past midnight on a calm, quiet day. Mindblowing.
4
Ramble On Rose
Jerry sings his heart out and hits all the right notes! Awesome version!
2
Big River
Not flawless, but smokin' hot nonetheless
4
Playin' In The Band
Nice version. Sets the tone for the year along with the rest of this show.
2
Promised Land
Damn shame about the cuts, but this one is smoking. Great start to '73
3
Looks Like Rain
I call this the raindrop version due to the effect. Nice early LLR.
3
Deal
Solid version. Classic show.
2
Black Throated Wind
Surprised to not see this. Great version from the first show of 73
3
Uncle John's Band
end of a great show a solid UJB and just the boys harmonizing like they used to.
2
Sugaree
Solid version from an epic show.