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China Cat Sunflower -> I Know You Rider
Oct. 26, 1972
Music Hall

Tight, nice CC. Seems like 1st moment of the set the band is firing on all cylinders. Trans. stretches to great IKYR.
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Bird Song
Oct. 26, 1972
Music Hall

Compelling version with Jerry exploring new ideas. It doesn't quite soar like other Fall '72s, but still stretches out and worth a close listen.
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Truckin'
Oct. 24, 1972
Performing Arts Center

Pity the SQ is so flat, as this one cooks up nice and hot, with some extra melodicism in the outro jam before D>TOO. This show needs a SBD infusion.
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Playin' In The Band
Oct. 24, 1972
Performing Arts Center

hard to believe this big beast hasn't been tagged yet: Experimental, interesting, and at 23min, a nice long ride.
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Box of Rain
Oct. 24, 1972
Performing Arts Center

Only the 2nd one they played after it went into circulation, and it conveys all the emotion and poetry of this wonderful song. Sing something Phil!

Comments

Dark Star
Oct. 23, 1972
Milwaukee Performing Arts Center

Out of the chaos and violence of the crashing stars at the heart of this meltdown coalesces a resonant ohm unlike any other re-entry I know of from this era of enormous Dark Stars. What a wild ride these krazy kids got in Milwaukee on this night. It sounds like they're just about to go back into the melody and theme for another round when MHUT pops up in all its earthiness and probably helped more than one shaken head rediscover that both their feet were indeed still on the ground.
Playin' In The Band
Dec. 2, 1973
Music Hall

The Other One
Oct. 21, 1972
Vanderbilt University

Phil nukes the world and fries out the PA or something. In any case, the transition to Dew will blow your mind. Listening in sequence, they hadn't melted down into kozmik kayoss for a while. Lots of fun for those of us who love their tweaky weirdness at its tweakiest and weirdest.
He's Gone
Oct. 21, 1972
Vanderbilt University

Listen to Oct. 19 and 21 back to back: Seems like they were working on something new to the jam before going into the outro. The 19th is cool as it goes into a TOO reprise, but I find this one more coherent and perfect.
He's Gone
Oct. 19, 1972
Fox Theatre

Instead of drifting into silence, or back into Truckin' during the outro, this one ramps up and ramps up to a short TOO reprise. Listen to the crow go bananas after. They knew.