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Scarlet Begonias
June 26, 1976
Auditorium Theatre

From Phil's opening swoops to Jerry's passion-vox, and pristine soloing, this is a killer stand alone SB. Surprised it's not here yet.
1
Looks Like Rain
June 26, 1976
Auditorium Theatre

No doubt there's a little schmaltz factor on the lyrics and all, but Bobby and Donna just wash over you on this one like a wave of lovely heartache.
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Tennessee Jed
June 26, 1976
Auditorium Theatre

Rabble-rousing banger here. Jerry kicks it up and up and the crowd just loves it.
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The Wheel
June 23, 1976
Tower Theatre

Totally overlooked. One of the sweetest of the year. Rolls in at almost 6 min, closing a beaut set. I'm setting this to auto replay now. Check it out!
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Cosmic Charlie
June 23, 1976
Tower Theatre

Overlooked! Comes out of a smokin' LIG and has that smokey, slinky, silky smolder of the best of '76.

Comments

Scarlet Begonias
May 21, 1974
Edmundson Pavilion

Ignore the haters. Donna sounds super sweet on this uptempo and funky standalone. Listen to the Charlie Miller (as always) if you don't believe me.
Wharf Rat
June 27, 1976
Auditorium Theatre

Beautiful harmonies, powerful ensemble playing, and a great crisp sound make this one a keeper. Comes out of a killer LIG too.
Eyes Of The World
May 21, 1974
Edmundson Pavilion

Thanks for bringing this immortal show back up. The Lee / Miller AUD is brilliant. Check out how Billy feeds Phil during his solo. God, '74 was a monster year full of peak Dead.
Sugaree
June 28, 1974
Boston Garden

Hey Marvin, I didn't know they toured in '77. Thanks for the heads up! [...] Really brother there's something about this era that I love just a wee bit deeper: Partially its the electric-voodoo influence from Miles Davis with a bit more danger and heaviness that to my ears got scrubbed clean with the (admittedly) more musically precise, "crisp and clean" aesthetic of 1977. (I also like the one-drummer era for the greater freedom Billy had and his almost melodic approach to collective improv). If you post a list of your favorite '77s, I'll go and listen to them all again and maybe I'll change my tune, but until then, I'm mostly an old fogey deadhead who goes apeshit for the pre-hiatus work. Cheers and thanks!
Eyes Of The World
June 18, 1976
Capitol Theatre

Video looks like it was filmed through a pair of black socks, but the camera work is professional and was probably an authorized video (on stage closeups, multiple cameras, good videography). Does anyone know the story behind it?