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Just A Little Light
July 4, 1990
This version is extremely delicate yet powerful. Brent is soulful a usual, while Jerry really goes to outer space with his fluttery lead lines.
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
June 29, 1984
Blossom Music Center
Jerry's intro on this Wheel rivals Kincerbocker 1990. Just beautiful...
April 3, 1991
A standout version from one of the best first sets of the 1990s
Oct. 30, 1990
Very mellow, deep version here. Old man Jerry doing his best. Hornsby adds a lot too
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Dec. 6, 1992
Seriously this is a very beautiful, emotional China Doll. A must listen
Nov. 1, 1977
Wow how is this not ranked in the Top 5? Amazing Terrapin here.
The Other One
July 25, 1972
The jam passage in the middle of this make it truly unique, and one of the best pieces of improvisational jamming during one of their strongest years. With hints of what sounds like the Weather Report intro and GDTRFB, St. Stephen and even Samson...it’s an amazing thing.
June 2, 1995
Total brain-fry meltdown! Amazing gem from an admittedly rough year.
March 25, 1986
If you want a version where Jerry's voice is cracked with sorrow, loneliness, wisdom, and heart wrenching emotion...well here you go. Try not to cry.
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Scarlet Begonias -> Fire On The Mountain
Playin' In The Band
Eyes Of The World
Day Job, Hampton Coliseum, April 13, 1984
Bertha, Jai-Alai Fronton, June 22, 1974
Bird Song, Greek Theatre, U. Of California, May 21, 1982
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