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New Minglewood Blues
Dec. 6, 1981
Rosemont Horizon

Real nice groove to it throughout. Garcia comes in blazing with that stanky early 80s tone at start of the short jam. Fine one.
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Johnny B. Goode
July 7, 1978
Red Rocks Amphitheatre

Fun cap off to a real good Red Rocks show. Phil sounded so good in the mix this entire show.
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Sugar Magnolia
Jan. 28, 1987
San Francisco Civic Auditorium

Decent one up until the jam, and Garcia comes in guns a blazing! The jam is awesome! Everyone sounds great.
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Eyes Of The World
Jan. 28, 1987
San Francisco Civic Auditorium

Opens with the most insane voice crack I’ve ever heard from Garcia. Lol. Not a great performance. Phil sounds good tho
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Jack Straw
Jan. 28, 1987
San Francisco Civic Auditorium

“Half a mile from Tucson, other side of town” this one’s decent cept for that lol

Comments

Truckin'
Feb. 18, 1971
Capitol Theater

Some real fine jamming here.
Cold Rain and Snow
Feb. 3, 1978
Dane County Coliseum

This one is absolutely banging. Garcia is sitting on this one right where he needs to be. Keith is adding the perfect sparkles where he needs to. Drum fills are great. Donna sounds nice. Well deserved spot at the top of this list.
Jack Straw
May 8, 1977
Barton Hall - Cornell University

Barring all of the other absolutely beautiful and unbelievable madness that happens during this tune, I really love the phaser that Weir throws onto his guitar for this one. Fucking awesome.
New Minglewood Blues
May 8, 1977
Barton Hall - Cornell University

I used to quietly gripe about this one being at the top. Not remotely someone who likes suspend disbelief & pretend Cornell isn't one of the best shows ever, but this one was always just another '77 Minglewood to me. Then one random listen today made me think "damn, maybe this has really been the best ever all along." Keith & Garcia are laying down some absolutely bonkers lines to open up this show. Drums are on fire. Phil is riding the wave so precisely, but with an immense amount of energy I almost can't believe it. Weir's vox couldn't be better.
Cold Rain and Snow
July 7, 1978
Red Rocks Amphitheatre

This one's real different. A lot to do with the mix, but Garcia's tone is punchier, playing it more excited and inspired, and Phil and Weir are doing really neat runs around him that show off just how locked in they were with him much of the time. Nice one.