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Submissions

2
Bertha
April 5, 1971
Manhattan Center

Turn sunburst orange, blue, and white all over again
1
Don't Ease Me In
Dec. 31, 1972
Winterland Arena

Ah the joy, in them tearing it up and us getting to listen!
1
El Paso
Oct. 19, 1973
Oklahoma City Fairgrounds Arena

Another rein-whipping galloper for the list
1
Its All Over Now
Feb. 17, 1982
Warfield Theater

This is a strong show; this song is laid back and well-explored -- fanstastic mix/ Bobby's phrasing perfect
1
Man Smart, Woman Smarter
Feb. 17, 1982
Warfield Theater

An early, sprightly version showcasing Bob's integrative contributions in a well-balanced mix

Comments

Loser
March 24, 1990
Knickerbocker Arena

I can see where not being in the room might compromise appreciation, even though I was fortunate to have been there. But that solo is a prime example of how that x-factor is always right there, waiting just below the surface, ready to sneak up on you before you know it -- bursting forth to grab everyone’s attention and turning that place into one. This is the passage into another dimension that kept us coming back… and even if you didn’t hitchhike across the country eating PB&Js you can understand why. And of course the whole show is great – another special engagement in the privileged experience of having your mind blown so many times you’ve happily lost track.
Jack Straw
April 17, 1972
Tivolis Koncertsal

Right on... check Phil's response to Keith's run at 3:40 :)
Lost Sailor -> Saint of Circumstance
Nov. 2, 1979
Nassau Coliseum

Stunning power jam chaser - sounds like they’re going to reprise the Saint crescendo/ return
Sugar Magnolia
Dec. 31, 1972
Winterland Arena

Huge wave on this one. Inexplicably buried in this list. Pounces almost as hard as the blowout on 2/9.
Don't Ease Me In
Oct. 19, 1973
Oklahoma City Fairgrounds Arena

Raucous, bursting at the seams.