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Feb. 24, 1968
Kings Beach Bowl
Dick's Picks 22 version, Lake Tahoe. Smooth as silk. Jerry plays fast and with a great tone. VERY fluid.
Feel Like A Stranger
June 23, 1990
Very hot. Long, jammed-out ending. Great stuff from Summer '90
Gimme Some Lovin'
June 15, 1985
The entire show is PERFECTION, but you've got to hear the transition from Wheel into Gimme Some Lovin. They just nail it. Best version ever
Uncle John's Band
Feb. 5, 1970
Very mellow version, almost an Island feel. A long, slow, jammed-out version. Tasty leads from Garcia. Electric with an acoustic feel.
Hell in a Bucket
Oct. 11, 1983
Madison Square Garden
A "Perfect" version. Drums, vocals, guitar leads, bass... everyone is on-point!
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Feb. 14, 1968
Death Don't Have No Mercy
Nov. 11, 1967
No fat! Powerful, bluesy, and soulful. Is Jerry playing a Les Paul?
Jan. 17, 1968
This should be higher! This is the *best* Spanish Jam the Grateful Dead ever played
May 14, 1974
Adams Field House, U of Montana
Should be higher on this list. Better than the February and October versions. Sooo drippy
Nobody's Fault But Mine
Feb. 22, 1974
Jerry is on fire. Lots of blistering leads. This Nobody's Fault is more developed than others you have heard.
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Scarlet Begonias -> Fire On The Mountain
Playin' In The Band
Eyes Of The World
Beat it on Down The Line, Pershing Municipal Auditorium, Feb. 26, 1973
Cold Rain and Snow, Utica Coliseum, March 13, 1981
Passenger, Hampton Coliseum, May 4, 1979
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