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El Paso
Feb. 27, 1977
Robertson Gym, UC Santa Barbara

Pared down and quiet, but also a tight ball of energy, ready to burst. Seems like this show doesn't get enough love.
2
Feedback
March 17, 1968
Carousel Ballroom

Sounds like they had a big-rig air horns, steam whistles, small caliber rifles and martian submarines: A Symphony of Wrong. Awesome.
1
Alligator
Jan. 1, 1967
Studio Rehearsals

Outtakes from Anthem: '67 comes in hot! The transition from '66 pop is complete. B/B- sound quality though. Worth it.
3
Good Morning Little Schoolgirl
Aug. 1, 1966
Unknown

Filthy. Pig's voice is very clean here. The dates are probably wrong.
1
You Don't Love Me
Aug. 1, 1966
Unknown

Dates are debatable, but the band isn't. Brilliant insert between Schoolgirl sections.

Comments

Eyes Of The World
Feb. 22, 1973
Assembly Hall, University of Illinois

Jerry's first two solos are radio-play perfect, and the ensemble singing on each chorus is a joyous yowp for life. To my ears it drifts out of sync a bit in the outro, but the transition to China Doll is just sublime.
Uncle John's Band
March 19, 1977
Winterland Arena

Lot's of love here for the intro... but damn did you guys make it to the outro? The intro starts like silky gossamer and ends like a seven-cylinder jackhammer. It has that nice virtuoso '77 clean feeling while keeping the grit-in-the-gears and hard rocking energy.
Sugar Magnolia
March 19, 1977
Winterland Arena

Maybe it suffers a bit in comparison to the outrageous excellence of both the first and second set jams? The transition from Franklin's is a bit wobbly - and it takes getting to the first solo for it to really pick up steam, with the Devils driving it back on track for the win.
Eyes Of The World
March 19, 1977
Winterland Arena

Up-tempo, but not rushed. Keith is brilliant throughout, complimenting Jerry's endless wingspan.
Samson and Delilah
March 19, 1977
Winterland Arena

Soul-sizzling church here. The first half of PiTB noodles and swirls, but by the time Samson comes along they are all swagger and strength. This one is a colossus on its own, but part of an outrageous 1st set sammy it's become one of my top Samsons of all time.