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U.S. Blues (Wave That Flag)
Dec. 30, 1977
Winterland Arena

Ship of Fools
Dec. 30, 1977
Winterland Arena

Franklin's Tower
May 4, 1980
Baltimore Civic Center

Different types of solos at each turn: straightaway, Listen-to-the-music-play, spacey, bluegrassy
Brown Eyed Women
May 4, 1980
Baltimore Civic Center

This one is fiery, especially the solo, in the vein of 8/24/80, including a hint of a Delilah Jones growl.
May 12, 1980
Boston Garden

This is a pretty intense early 80s-style Caution jam. I was surprised to find this just now.


Scarlet Begonias -> Fire On The Mountain
May 30, 1980
Milwaukee Auditorium

Pretty solid all the way around, uptempo, with the guitars clear in the mix.
Feel Like A Stranger
June 29, 1980
Pauley Pavilion

Yes, this one is of its own sort and fiery. Bobby's guitar playing is as much fun to listen to as Jerry's. I even like the tremolo synth sound (or whatever you would like to call it) that Brent used on this tune when Go To Heaven was new - and over the years I've hated those sounds at one time or another. This one is good - a nice call.
Help On The Way > Slipknot > Franklin's Tower
April 23, 1977
Springfield Civic Center

The slipknot is special because of how spacey it is and Keith is playing some weirdness too. But the Help is a little sloppy and the thematic parts of slipknot too. Still, all that weirdness is worth it.
June 21, 1980
West High Auditorium

I like this one for Jerry's tone when he starts his second solo - its outer space travel soundtrack material. That follows one of those occasional solo breaks taken by Mydland in Sugaree early in his tenure.
The Other One
June 8, 1977
Winterland Arena

This one gets a vote for the outro which is so sweetly played into wharf rat. If you like the way Eyes goes into WR on 5/22/77, you'll find something similarly beautiful here. The Other One itself is solid (what on this box isn't?), but the outro is what brought me here.