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Dead on arrival
Nov. 8, 1979
Brent contributes a lot to this brief, beautiful, disturbing Space.
U.S. Blues (Wave That Flag)
Nov. 4, 1979
"I been hanging out in THIS rock 'n roll band." Now we know.
Around and Around
Aug. 31, 1979
Glenns Falls Civic Center
It's hard to say exactly why this version of this tune that no one thinks about too much is heady, but it really, really is
The Music Never Stopped
Aug. 14, 1979
Builds to a phenomenal peak. Weir and Jerry are on it.
Aug. 13, 1979
Are you kidding? This is one of the best Big Rivers I've heard. Phil, Jerry, what else can I say? Crank it up
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Ramble On Rose
Dec. 3, 1979
Bobby plays great and Jerry's vocals are deep and emotional. Who knew Jack was a river?
Lost Sailor -> Saint of Circumstance
Dec. 11, 1979
Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall
I love the slow jam into SOC, which is unique and maybe even a better way to play the tune. And the Estimated jam after is sick.
Nov. 30, 1979
Love the extra long solo in Lady With a Fan. Drummers sound great throughout. This version has a deep, drowsy, hypnotic feel. Needs more than 2 votes.
Nov. 29, 1979
Cleveland Public Hall
Jerry's playing is better at this show than even four days before, like he's finally getting used to Tiger. Listen to the control and emotion in the solo.
Nov. 9, 1979
The end of this is outrageous
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Scarlet Begonias -> Fire On The Mountain
Playin' In The Band
Eyes Of The World
Tennessee Jed, Carolina Coliseum - University of South Carolina, Oct. 31, 1985
When I Paint My Masterpiece, Giants Stadium, July 12, 1987
Alabama Getaway, Capitol Center, Aug. 31, 1980
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