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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
U.S. Blues (Wave That Flag)
July 31, 1974
A scorcher, love the energy on this one, really swingin'!
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China Cat Sunflower -> I Know You Rider
Sept. 27, 1972
One of the weakest China Cats of the year, with a lackluster transition. But the Rider is top 5 of the year, they make up for the China/transition tenfold!
Sept. 28, 1975
Lindley Meadows, Golden Gate Park
Really inspired playing. Floats well, with Jerry leading. Just an overall very well done jam, personal favourite.
May 7, 1972
The re-entry to the theme around 13:30 is like getting shot out of a canon. This is the shit.
April 11, 1972
Newcastle City Hall
Very relaxed Greensleeves quotation from Lesh in the outro, and though the dont quite nail the Trucksplosion (they try 3 times), the rest of the jam does up for it. A top 8 Truckin' from the Europe tour.
Hard to Handle
Nov. 16, 1970
Really liked this one, love the organ.
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Scarlet Begonias -> Fire On The Mountain
Playin' In The Band
Eyes Of The World
C. C. Rider, The Spectrum, Aug. 30, 1980
Jack Straw, War Memorial, March 31, 1973
Loser, Winterland Arena, March 24, 1971
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