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1
Dancin' in the Streets
July 17, 1966
Fillmore Auditorium

Cuts out in the out-chorus, but shows the initial move from cover band into exploratory jams and bendy form. Very cool testament to where they were.
2
King Bee
July 17, 1966
Fillmore Auditorium

Pig is in perfect form, the band throbs behind him with intensity and purpose. Pristine recording.
2
Cream Puff War
July 17, 1966
Fillmore Auditorium

A rip-snortin' wild ride. Not as stretched out as the day before, but still an explosive starting pistol at the earliest days of the Dead.
1
High Heeled Sneakers
June 1, 1966
Owsley's House (rehearsal)?

Rare and obscure, on the Archive at gd1966-06-01.136642.watts.sbd.mr.dat48k.sirmick.flac16
2
I Know You Rider
March 12, 1966
Danish Center

Still in its infancy, but listen to Jerry swarming all over it like ten thousand honey bees. Lightning fast, almost a "let's do this for 50 years".

Comments

Bertha
March 19, 1977
Winterland Arena

Rock solid show opener. Tight from the start. That '77 perfection starts to shine brightly here.
Around and Around
March 18, 1977
Winterland Arena

B e s t o n e e v e r. Love how Jerry just doesn't want to stop and grinds out more and more and more.
Not Fade Away
March 18, 1977
Winterland Arena

Around 11:20 Jerry and Keith hit on a new riff that opened up the slow boil onto new terrain. Repetitious? Hardly.... They hit on something that just goes bonkers, turning NFA into hard acid.
Estimated Prophet
March 18, 1977
Winterland Arena

Really underrated. This one hits all the high-points, but also shows how much innovation and work they were putting into it. Lots of new effects, echo, and spooky outre weirdness that emphasize how cracked-up the protagonist in the song is. Was it already Dan working the board at this point? Anyone know?
Brown Eyed Women
March 18, 1977
Winterland Arena

Overlooked. This is a brilliant version.