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MJZ1974

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1
Just A Little Light
July 4, 1990
Sandstone Amphitheatre

This version is extremely delicate yet powerful. Brent is soulful a usual, while Jerry really goes to outer space with his fluttery lead lines.
2
Truckin'
May 30, 1992
Sam Boyd Silver Bowl

Very tight version, with a SUPER climax. Phil will rattle your teeth with this bomb! One of the best peaks
1
The Wheel
June 29, 1984
Blossom Music Center

Jerry's intro on this Wheel rivals Kincerbocker 1990. Just beautiful...
3
Loser
April 3, 1991
The Omni

A standout version from one of the best first sets of the 1990s
1
Row Jimmy
Oct. 30, 1990
Wembley Arena

Very mellow, deep version here. Old man Jerry doing his best. Hornsby adds a lot too

Comments

Spanish Jam
Sept. 4, 1983
Park West Ski Resort

This 6 minute Spanish Jam features some of the best Weir/Garcia dialogue of the early ‘80s. This SBD is crystal clear. Jerry’s snaky lead runs with Bobs angular counterpoint attack is mind melting!
Cumberland Blues
Dec. 5, 1981
Market Square Arena

I LOVE the way Phil leads this one in...and how locked in they all are as they stomp this version out. A straight fire hoe-down!
Help On The Way > Slipknot > Franklin's Tower
April 1, 1984
Marin County Veterans Auditorium

Jerry just runs spider fingers all over the fretboard on this Slipknot. These ‘84 versions are amazing.
High Time
May 3, 1986
Cal Expo

This one is a real tear jerker. Some of the most soulful singing I’ve ever heard.
Brother Esau
June 10, 1984
Cal Expo

Easily one of the best. High energy and A+ execution. A good version to quiet the naysayers!!