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China Cat Sunflower -> I Know You Rider
Nov. 14, 1972
Oklahoma City Music Hall

This CC is so sweet and much longer than others of the era before signaling the >IKYR, with lots of room to stretch out and find the sound.
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Sugaree
Nov. 14, 1972
Oklahoma City Music Hall

So smooth, so warm. 2nd song in the show, and they sound like its late 2nd set. Gem of a show, gem of a song.
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Brown Eyed Women
Nov. 13, 1972
Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall

The Bear tape is a bit over-saturated, but the band is just killing it from all corners. Don't pass this one up out of aud-o-phobia.
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China Cat Sunflower -> I Know You Rider
Nov. 13, 1972
Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall

Look for the Bear recording, which is the proper speed: You'll find a killer version with an explosive transition than just soars.
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Loser
Nov. 13, 1972
Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall

Jerry's diamond hard-edged tone slices and slashes achingly, hauntingly, and clear desperado mode.

Comments

Greatest Story Ever Told
Nov. 18, 1972
Hofheinz Pavilion

Like everything in this show, this just floors it and knocks everything out of its way. Hard-drivin', hard rockin', and high adrenaline. The Miller mix allows you to follow Phil just like how it sounded in the ZONE. Damn, I loved that side of the stage.
Uncle John's Band
Nov. 17, 1972
Century II Convention Hall

Beautiful anthemic version following one hellofa set. They're still biting down hard after hours of solid jamming, and this one has all the sweetness and light alongside the darkness and grunge that makes a great UJB so unique in their oeuvre.
Space
Jan. 22, 1978
McArthur Court, U of Oregon

Grendel, I'm pouring one for your good doggo. Sorry for your loss, man, and good for you for taking in a rescue. They're all good dogs. Is your new pup named Beowulf ?
China Cat Sunflower -> I Know You Rider
Nov. 17, 1972
Century II Convention Hall

A high-end and uptempo jumper. One of those rare moments where "just exactly perfect" applies without a single note out of place. This is all about the Rider, as they transition out of China Cat without a jam. Listen to the delicate, elegant and wonderful Keith fills in all the right places in all the in between places. Sole caveat: the Mike Lai tape has great separation and sound, but may well be a half-tone fast, adding to the lovely urgency, but not necessarily faithful to the original sound.
Brown Eyed Women
Nov. 17, 1972
Century II Convention Hall

This is like a '77 version transplanted back in time to '72. Are there others like it from this early that had that backbeat shuffle to it and uptempo polish? If so, I don't know of 'em. Interesting new take on a well-established vehicle from years early. Cool.