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Next Time You See Me
Nov. 7, 1969
Jerry and Pigpen sing together in this one, and they brought the passion!
Nov. 8, 1969
Constanten really adds to the texture of this, exciting feedback!
Oct. 12, 1968
High intensity, coming in hot after a hot Caboose jam.
July 9, 1989
Powerful version. The vocal entrance at the end brings the house down, you can tell they're having fun; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4gjjkcVIoys
Oct. 31, 1980
Radio City Music Hall
Bob goes for it in the rap and Garcia smiles a bit. A fun latter day version, though it never jams out like mad. Video of it here! https://www.youtube
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Save the Whales
Feb. 9, 1969
Monterey Bay Aquarium
I have no fucking idea what you mean man.
Aug. 21, 1968
Thick gooey sludge going at Mach 1 speed, this 11 lights up. Heady!
Oct. 20, 1968
Greek Theatre - University of California
The only thing you need to know is that this segues perfectly into the most intense version of Caution ever.
The Other One
April 15, 1969
The Music Box
Everyone is on fire, incredible aud and playing. '69 man.
Big Boss Man
Dec. 7, 1971
Felt Forum, Madison Square Garden
It doesn't get better than this. Jerrys tone was perfect during this run, and everybody gets down to groove on this one, with the NSB tease being the icing on the cake. I'm absolutely loving this.
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Scarlet Begonias -> Fire On The Mountain
Playin' In The Band
Eyes Of The World
Stagger Lee, Seattle Center Coliseum, July 1, 1979
Space, Capital Centre, March 16, 1990
Estimated Prophet, Frost Amphitheatre, Oct. 9, 1982
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