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Samson and Delilah
Sept. 24, 1976
William and Mary College Hall

Fall of '76 is peak time for Samsons, and this one just struts. Great feeling for this under-the-radar show.
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Stella Blue
March 19, 1973
Nassau Coliseum

Peak musicianship and total communication of the band at one of their most telepathic moments as a group. Jerry's vox is sublime.
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Brown Eyed Women
March 19, 1973
Nassau Coliseum

Pristine rendition, now audible with thanks to C.Miller. This is a peak era Dead, with new sounds and balance even in the straight rockers.
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Loose Lucy
March 19, 1973
Nassau Coliseum

Such fun. Has a swagger and strut like the best, but a bit more fun and light. Thanks to C. Miller we can hear it now. Cheers, sir!
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Take A Step Back
Sept. 24, 1976
William and Mary College Hall

Bobby and Phil help out the unconscious, the bug-eyed, and the two-dimensional.

Comments

Playin' In The Band
Sept. 24, 1976
William and Mary College Hall

Swirling and swimmingly intricate and exploratory. Never gets dull, but cruises along at high speed into two very interesting, musically challenging Supplication transitions.
Next Time You See Me
Aug. 7, 1971
Golden Hall

Tight and right. Great harp solo, and of course Pig's voice is perfect.
China Cat Sunflower -> I Know You Rider
Aug. 7, 1971
Golden Hall

Nice biting tone and electrified feel to the CC, reminding that the early Dead were a combination of sweet country cowboy poetry, and dangerous hard acid rock. The IKYR also plays in this open place. Nice version, and thanks for DP35! What a treat of a show.
Hard to Handle
Aug. 7, 1971
Golden Hall

Hot and greasy, like the best of them. I love how Phil just floors it around minute six. But this one doesn't quite shoot me over the falls in a barrel the way some do: Bobby's solo is a bit limp by comparison to others from this era and the crescendo before the final verse drops out before Pigpen comes back in. There are so many great ones to choose from in '71. Check out the April Fillmore East shows, ouch!
El Paso
Aug. 7, 1971
Golden Hall

Heartbreaking waltz tempo: Last dance in Texas; farewell desperado. Sweet and lovely. Thanks for the links DarkStar67!