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Brown Eyed Women
Aug. 21, 1972
Berkeley Community Theater

Smooth with wicked edges in all the right places!
China Cat Sunflower -> I Know You Rider
July 25, 1972
Paramount Theater

Overlooked, patient little gemerald.
Jack Straw
March 31, 1973
War Memorial

Bright, snappy, and full of mello P&V.
March 24, 1971
Winterland Arena

From the opening little parlay, hooked.
China Cat Sunflower -> I Know You Rider
April 29, 1971
Fillmore East

This one is the sound of a band that knows it can do pretty much anything. Smooth and fiery.


The Eleven
Feb. 24, 1968
Kings Beach Bowl

Garcia looping around the proceedings like a hummingbird. An inquisitive hummingbird.
China Cat Sunflower -> I Know You Rider
Oct. 2, 1972
Springfield Civic Center

1972 - Is there anything this band can't do?
The Other One
Dec. 6, 1971
Felt Forum, Madison Square Garden

Sometimes 1971 is my favorite year of the Dead. The space, pace, and elbow grace in this is one of those times. Everyone just at the top of their game(s). Confidence, patience, trust in their fellow wanderers.
China Cat Sunflower -> I Know You Rider
April 22, 1971
Bangor Municipal Auditorium

That beefy, caramel 4/71 bass - the band scatters paper airplanes throughout the room. Weir and Garcia - the customary byplay. Moneypenny!
Terrapin Station
Nov. 28, 1980
Lakeland Civic Center

A particularly present and cozy Terrapin. Attention to detail. Check. Breathy melodicism. Check. OK - this one's ready for display.