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Might As Well
June 27, 1976
Auditorium Theatre

Whole lot of fun here. Sounds like they meant it on this one. Closes out a great first set.
1
Looks Like Rain
June 27, 1976
Auditorium Theatre

Jerry and Keith are just on fire behind the beautiful vocal duet. This show is underappreciated. Give it a spin....
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Friend of the Devil
June 27, 1976
Auditorium Theatre

Always preferred the fast ones, but listening to Jerry rip up the solos here and it makes sense. Killer version here (with a rude AUD patch though).
1
Brown Eyed Women
June 27, 1976
Auditorium Theatre

Has a crisp and tight disco shuffle prefiguring the '77 sound. Jerry's solo fills are precise and brilliant. Donna's harmonies are as sweet as ever.
1
The Wheel
June 26, 1976
Auditorium Theatre

Nice on its own, and brilliant as part of a great PITB-SS-Wheel-PITB sandwich. You can hear the fun their having. Short but sweet.

Comments

Scarlet Begonias
May 21, 1974
Edmundson Pavilion

Ignore the haters. Donna sounds super sweet on this uptempo and funky standalone. Listen to the Charlie Miller (as always) if you don't believe me.
Wharf Rat
June 27, 1976
Auditorium Theatre

Beautiful harmonies, powerful ensemble playing, and a great crisp sound make this one a keeper. Comes out of a killer LIG too.
Eyes Of The World
May 21, 1974
Edmundson Pavilion

Thanks for bringing this immortal show back up. The Lee / Miller AUD is brilliant. Check out how Billy feeds Phil during his solo. God, '74 was a monster year full of peak Dead.
Sugaree
June 28, 1974
Boston Garden

Hey Marvin, I didn't know they toured in '77. Thanks for the heads up! [...] Really brother there's something about this era that I love just a wee bit deeper: Partially its the electric-voodoo influence from Miles Davis with a bit more danger and heaviness that to my ears got scrubbed clean with the (admittedly) more musically precise, "crisp and clean" aesthetic of 1977. (I also like the one-drummer era for the greater freedom Billy had and his almost melodic approach to collective improv). If you post a list of your favorite '77s, I'll go and listen to them all again and maybe I'll change my tune, but until then, I'm mostly an old fogey deadhead who goes apeshit for the pre-hiatus work. Cheers and thanks!
Eyes Of The World
June 18, 1976
Capitol Theatre

Video looks like it was filmed through a pair of black socks, but the camera work is professional and was probably an authorized video (on stage closeups, multiple cameras, good videography). Does anyone know the story behind it?