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3
If The Shoe Fits
Dec. 11, 1994
Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum Stadium

Very Crisp, great recording, good version.
3
Might As Well
Oct. 11, 1984
Civic Center

Had to add this one from my personal favorite memories, after Jerry’s belting out, “Take that ride Again” just slams into his solo, many many highligh
6
Scarlet Begonias -> Fire On The Mountain
March 27, 1989
The Omni

The last Scarlet>Fire>Estimated>Eyes combo, the final Fire vocals are very nice, Fire, Fire, Fire, Fire…
2
Ramble On Rose
Dec. 30, 1983
Civic Auditorium

Had to add this version just for the “The Grass Ain’t Greener, the Wine Ain’t Sweeter…” line. Probably the best version I saw live. Give it a listen.
4
Spanish Jam
March 29, 1984
Marin County Veterans Auditorium

Rivals ANY version from the 80' s, give it a listen. Space-Spanish Jam- The Other One, it ROCKS

Comments

Scarlet Begonias -> Fire On The Mountain
March 18, 1977
Winterland Arena

Listened to this again today, love how laid back the Scarlet jam is, Donna adds a lot, very mellow and cool and the start of Fire is so sublime, so much confidence. The brief distortion at the start of the closing jam just gives me the chills each time I hear it, what a debut!!
Looks Like Rain
March 19, 1977
Winterland Arena

Very nice version from a GREAT 3-Night Winterland run
Not Fade Away
May 28, 1977
Hartford Civic Center

Had to add vote, show #2 for me and this is a very Heady version.
Not Fade Away
March 18, 1977
Winterland Arena

Heard it a few times, but today it got my attention, the climax jam is just outstanding. I'm going to give the Matrix a listen, my Clugston-Lucas CBD aud patch is very harsh. This show (3-Night run) should be released.
Help On The Way > Slipknot > Franklin's Tower
Sept. 6, 1983
Red Rocks Amphitheatre

This Help>Slipknot! > Franklins is the best I saw in 83’ the break-out year. Overall it was a great show, my first at Red Rocks and probably the best show I saw that summer tour. The Slipknot! really shines, Weir has some amazing chord structures, it kind of has three different jams at least feels at the 6 minute mark or so Jerry finds a very cool rift, up and down the scales and then Weir at the finish is astonishing. Check it out, If you love Slipknot and I know you do, this version absolutely needs more votes.