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Help On The Way > Slipknot > Franklin's Tower
June 17, 1976
Crazy good show from a crazy good month...great slipknot & they ain't done after franklin's...right into sick stealthy dancin
June 21, 1980
West High Auditorium
Surprised this ones not already here, as this show is a gem. Alaska on the longest day of the year, and a beautiful way to send the fans into the lite
Dec. 16, 1978
Nashville Municipal Auditorium
Tenn Jed #2 for Nashville in '78, first being 4/22. Which is better? You decide. This one is hard to top tho.
Aug. 4, 1976
I've posted my share of '76ers here, yet somehow not this one, a go-to version for me. Amazing vid on YT, also. Super Phil-heavy
Dec. 13, 1980
Long Beach Arena
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May 3, 1972
Par for the course, which is to say F-ing AMAZING!!
May 3, 1972
Absolutely killer! Jerry never ceases to amaze, and this is another example of his brilliance. Some of his licks in this tune manage to be both fire and ice, so passionate yet so slick and clean in their execution. God Bless the Grateful Dead!
Aug. 6, 1971
Bignoze, maybe it's the recording? The AUD recording on archive is insane and full of an energy that carries me away. Maybe that's what does it, who knows? Give it a shot on archive tho.
April 14, 1978
Cassell Coliseum - Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Goosebumps without a doubt. Absolutely a go-to for me. Run, Run And SEE! Words simply cannot do this bad boy justice. My vote for #1.
Nov. 2, 1977
Field House - Seneca College
Intense doesn't even do it justice. Face-melting is getting there...Notice the oddball Phil request for Mr. Sandoz D. Laudid backstage right before the song. Definitely kick-ass and one of the few best Estimateds out there.
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Scarlet Begonias -> Fire On The Mountain
Playin' In The Band
Eyes Of The World
New Minglewood Blues, Roosevelt Stadium, Aug. 4, 1976
Drums -> Space, Starlight Theatre, Aug. 3, 1982
Pretty Peggy O, Curtis Hixon Convention Hall, Dec. 18, 1973
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