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Cassidy
Dec. 26, 1980
Oakland Auditorium Arena

Intensely jammed with focus to spare...Bob, Brent, Jerry, Phil, Bill, and Mick rock the house
11
Scarlet Begonias -> Fire On The Mountain
Dec. 30, 1978
Pauley Pavilion

The most awesomely minimalistic intro I've heard, and indescribably epic transition into a beautiful Fire
8
Stagger Lee
Dec. 30, 1978
Pauley Pavilion

Tons of fun! Locked in jamming the whole way.
6
Passenger
Dec. 30, 1978
Pauley Pavilion

Jerry was totally on fire this night
6
Looks Like Rain
Dec. 30, 1978
Pauley Pavilion

Jerry soars and falls gracefully and Donna shines...truly beautiful rendition. Bob really performs with grace and power as well.

Comments

Bertha
Aug. 6, 1971
Hollywood Palladium

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.
Black Peter
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.
Estimated Prophet
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.
Dark Star
Aug. 27, 1972
Old Renaissance Faire Grounds

I have come around on the notion that the El Paso is a nice weird turn, or as one post said, a nice Prankster moment. And, yeah, maybe the world would've ended if they had gone into Dew, so that's a good thing. By extension, one might say, the Pranksters saved the world.
Cold Rain and Snow
July 16, 1976
Orpheum Theatre

And who could argue with the guy? "anything" they played in that glorious year was worth a listen