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Black Throated Wind
Nov. 26, 1972
San Antonio Civic Auditorium

In spite of muffled sound in need of a cleanup, this one has all the swagger and triumph of the best of '72. BTW fans take heed!
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China Cat Sunflower -> I Know You Rider
Nov. 24, 1972
Dallas Memorial Auditorium

Surprised not to see this here. The trans has extra oomph to it and the band sails along in perfect sync. Great fun.
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Brown Eyed Women
Nov. 24, 1972
Dallas Memorial Auditorium

Pristine and fun. There's a cogent, almost album-tight quality to it.
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Loser
Nov. 22, 1972
Austin Municipal Auditorium

The mix is off at first, vocals lost, but hang in there and you'll hear one of Jerry's most heavy metal solos on Loser ever. Absolute shredder.
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Sugaree
Nov. 22, 1972
Austin Municipal Auditorium

Fantastic show opener, meaning business straight out of the gate. Solid, swinging pulse and great keywork from Keith.

Comments

Playin' In The Band
Nov. 22, 1972
Austin Municipal Auditorium

This is unfortunately overshadowed by the two other brilliant Texas PiTBs right before it. On its own this one stands out like a time-machine and almost sounds like a '74 in terms of that electric-mojo Miles swamp voodoo vibe, especially with Billy K's phenomenal driving power. But taken as a trio, this November series of brilliant explorations stands out as one of those cool transitional phases where you just know they were thinking about the next further furthur spacetime for this wild vehicle. Pity about that cut though.
China Cat Sunflower -> I Know You Rider
Nov. 22, 1972
Austin Municipal Auditorium

Great transition from CC too. There are a slight tuning issues though, though it's hard to hear on my system whether it comes from a slight tape wobble, or if both Bobby and Jerry have pulled flat in their upper registers.
Scarlet Begonias
July 19, 1974
Selland Arena

I'd take the Charlie Miller remix over the link on this one. Seems a bit richer, less tinny. As for the music. Ohhhhhh, yes, this is the love. Reading the comments here, I'd say one thing overlooked is just how brilliantly Phil drives this from below throughout. That said, I like the Oct. 9th more for inventiveness and extended jams. Nothin' quite like that monster sound from '74, though.
Black Throated Wind
Nov. 22, 1972
Austin Municipal Auditorium

Should be much higher on the list. Bobby's at his most primal, Jerry soloing at a million miles per hour, and the whole band rising up to the explosive climax. Hot stuff.
El Paso
Nov. 19, 1972
Hofheinz Pavilion

What Joe_Brown said. +1