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Brown Eyed Women
Dec. 15, 1972
Long Beach Arena

Pristine, air-play quality in a deep pocket with note-for-note perfection all 'round. Surprised not to see it here already.
1
Mexicali Blues
Dec. 15, 1972
Long Beach Arena

Smokin' desperado polka here with superbly tight playing at a faster-than normal pace. A galloping riot and heaps of fun.
1
Deal
Dec. 11, 1972
Winterland Arena

Shredding goodness, coming late in the set after a killer Star>Stella. Great show all around.
1
Loser
Dec. 11, 1972
Winterland Arena

Solid powerful version where they start gelling perfectly for the set.
1
Sugar Magnolia
Dec. 10, 1972
Winterland Arena

Uptempo, intense, driving statement of holy-fuckiyana rock'n'roll. Not one I usually +1, but this is worth it. The SSDD is dynamite.

Comments

Candyman
June 4, 1976
Paramount Theatre

Great comment from Glyn. Great version and a pivotal moment transitioning post-hiatus.
Help On The Way > Slipknot > Franklin's Tower
June 3, 1976
Paramount Theatre

Not my favorite Franklin, (seems to drag a bit by the last vocals) but the mellow welcome-to-'76 vibe for the Help>Slip part are inspired. The setlist for this show is the stuff of dreams.
Around and Around
June 3, 1976
Paramount Theatre

Very funny transition from a silly-slow start to a double-time finish. Half the band doesn't know what the f' is happening until they catch up. Funny capper to an historically important show.
Samson and Delilah
June 3, 1976
Paramount Theatre

Considering that the '76 Dead brought Mickey back, this song seems all the more important. If ever there's a two-drummer tune in the mid-70s repertoire, this is it. Great feel to it, and Bobby's kicking the shit out of the lyric. Great debut to a great song.
Scarlet Begonias
June 3, 1976
Paramount Theatre

Revisiting after a long spell, and this is as pure as they come. No FoTM, but natch, it wasn't written yet. What a beauty.