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Scarlet Begonias
June 15, 1976
Beacon Theatre

Great standalone sandwiched between a Sugar Mag and her Sunshine Daydream. Nice combo.
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Sugar Magnolia
June 15, 1976
Beacon Theatre

Cool Sugar Mag>Scarlet Begonias>SSDD sammy. Is this the only one like it? The SSDD kicks ass.
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Friend of the Devil
June 15, 1976
Beacon Theatre

I won't say best, but there's a very cool Hawaiian vibe with Jerry and Bobby backing Keith's solo around the fifth minute.
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Samson and Delilah
June 15, 1976
Beacon Theatre

Swaggering gospel here, with all the muscle and might befitting the song. Bobby's having a blast.
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Not Fade Away
June 15, 1976
Beacon Theatre

Jam starts to bubble and boil and rolls on with great creative force. Very cool '76 sound, and a great mix with Bobby and Phil interaction on display

Comments

Shakedown Street
Oct. 25, 1979
New Haven Coliseum

I'm going to put this one above Merriweather for Brent bringing on the funk, Bobby's tweaking wah, and just how much it brought me back to what was probably the first Dead song I ever knew by name.
Sugaree
June 21, 1976
Tower Theater

This one swings with great purpose. It builds up and up, and blows up with a nice smooth climax.
Not Fade Away
June 19, 1976
Capitol Theatre

Philzone nirvana here. At a couple of points it almost sounds like he's forcing the band into a Supplication jam that never quite coagulates. Other than that, this confirms my hypothesis that the man has ten fingers on each hand. What a monster musician!
Let It Grow
June 19, 1976
Capitol Theatre

I agree that that the Devils make this one special. It has that amped up and kicking on top of the beat feel of the speedy early 80s versions. The segue is smoother than "proper" sounding like a DJ blending two tracks as much as a typical GD transition.
High Time
June 19, 1976
Capitol Theatre

Jerry and Donna like a choir of angels on this one.