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Samson and Delilah
June 14, 1976
Beacon Theatre

Scorchin' hot barnburner here. The Rhythm Devils push this one ever hotter. Bobby and Donna sound perfect together.
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Dancin' in the Streets
June 12, 1976
Music Hall

Superb version, surprising not listed yet. Tighter to my ears than the other more well-known ones in the Boston run. Check it out!
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Johnny B. Goode
June 11, 1976
Boston Music Hall

MORE COWBELL! (And some very tight, blistering rock, sweet ensemble vocals, and good times for everyone after a great great show.)
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Samson and Delilah
June 11, 1976
Boston Music Hall

Ballsy strut. Donna and Bobby are perfectly in sync, the mix is great, and Jerry's on fire. Check out the Miller cleanup.
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The Music Never Stopped
June 11, 1976
Boston Music Hall

Baffling that this isn't here yet. Perfect tight ensemble playing, exhuberence and one idea flowing into another. Great recent C.Miller cleanup too.

Comments

Stella Blue
June 11, 1976
Boston Music Hall

Go one better than the Betty Board and listen to the brand new (Oct. 2017) Charlie Miller clean-up. He's done us another solid boys and girls, and this show has quickly become one of my favorites from the great June '76 era. This Stella shows all the creative re-thinking that the band did during their time off: They're trying out subtle changes on the old repertoire, and introducing brilliant new songs, making the month one of the great under-the-radar eras of the band. This Stella is slower, but more deliberate, almost Black Peter-paced, and full of strong playing, great thoughtful jams, and a beautiful sound.
Sugar Magnolia
June 11, 1976
Boston Music Hall

"Intense mellow", "laid back intensity" or what I always refer to as "hot mellow" - that's what's on display here. (Actually "laid back intensity" is a better choice of words.) As a musician I think it comes from utter confidence in the communication that comes from deep musical connection when playing together often, and of course the collective consciousness developed over years of touring, and a not insignificant reference to acid's ability to break barriers between individual egos, exposing the collective identity, a.k.a. 'there's nothing like a Grateful Dead concert'.... In any case, this Sugar Mag is brilliant. That it forms a big part of the 2nd set and not a tack-on at the end before the encore is just brilliant. The Eyes sammy is a rare treat.
St. Stephen
June 11, 1976
Boston Music Hall

From a show that just keeps giving and giving. This jam just seems to be endlessly building and building, It's complex, thoughtful and dreamish, and the vocals are sweet sweetness.
Sugaree
June 11, 1976
Boston Music Hall

Absolutely this. That build up is so beautiful. I'm surprised they didn't restructure the whole song to guarantee that would happen again. What a night this must have been.
Scarlet Begonias
June 11, 1976
Boston Music Hall

Love the standalones, and this one with the new C.Miller cleanup is just brilliant. Keith is on fire, and Phil swoops and boops like a nitrous tank filled with thousands of bubbling rubber balls. The jam is thoughtful, strong, and transportive.