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Big River
Sept. 11, 1982
West Palm Beach Auditorium

This is a BIG OL RIVER! This whole show is so special, and totally 'under the radar'...Check it out, and hold on tight!!!
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Let It Grow
Sept. 11, 1983
Downs of Santa Fe

I know it's cliche' but it's fucking insane that this version hasn't been listed yet! It's balls out heady
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Save the Whales
Feb. 9, 1969
Monterey Bay Aquarium

Definitly the best one! The 1st 2 hours are a little plodding, but once the acid kicked in, it was smoooth sailing!
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Tennessee Jed
April 16, 1983
Meadowlands Arena

Killer Solo, Amazing Jed in a Killer 83 show, Deadbase has it as the #2 show of 83'.
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Around and Around
April 15, 1978
William and Mary College Hall

Cliche, but how in the Holy Hell is this version not listed? This whole show smokes in that beautuful 78 way...

Comments

Playin' In The Band
Feb. 24, 1974
Winterland Arena

This version of 'Playing in the Band', is pleasing to the ears, and may cause involuntary spasms of your many sphincters...
Eyes Of The World
Feb. 24, 1974
Winterland Arena

They didn't do an Eyes on the 24th, but the sequence this person mentioned is from the 23rd, so there you go...
Scarlet Begonias -> Fire On The Mountain
Aug. 1, 1994
The Palace

Wow, my fellow Dead Heads, you need to know about this Victim>Scarlet>Fire, the S>F is along the same vein as 10/14/94 @ Madison Square Garden, and the Victim is MY FAVORITE Victim...it just has that vibe...CHECK YOURSELF BEFORE YOU WRECK YOURSELF..
Scarlet Begonias -> Fire On The Mountain
Nov. 30, 1980
Fox Theatre

The 1st time I heard this, I had some kind of massive stroke that the doctor said was directly attributed to what he called 'Garcia overload syndrome', it's when the Garcia you've been listening to, has taken over the mind/body connection and it presents as a total psychotic freakout. Fortunately, I had the proper pharmaceutical medications for sedation, and enough psychotropic substances' to re-create the moment when my friends thought it was safe to untie me...Excellent Scarlet>Fire!!!
Brown Eyed Women
Dec. 27, 1977
Winterland Arena

Yeah this is a BEW that somehow slipped into a crack, I guess this whole show slipped into a crack because I never hear anyone mention any version from this show, or the show itself...It's fucking brilliant!