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Jerry G

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Submissions

3
U.S. Blues (Wave That Flag)
March 23, 1987
Hampton Coliseum

US Blooz
1
It Must Have Been The Roses
Oct. 19, 1974
Winterland Arena

So delicate you could break this with a Christmas ornament.
1
Cold Rain and Snow
Dec. 26, 1969
McFarlin Auditorium, SMU

Tweener version
2
Big Railroad Blues
Dec. 11, 1972
Winterland Arena

Not long running time; but Jer pulls the hillbilly switch early
1
Me and My Uncle
Dec. 11, 1972
Winterland Arena

Jerry Jam Uncle following killer Half Step.

Comments

Sugar Magnolia
May 9, 1977
War Memorial

Donnie; you just may be right. But it might not be the exact type of bias you are thinking. At least not with my choice of this particular song. I had this second set on a tape (back in the Maxell days). I think the reason I like this one sooo much is because I have "first timer" bias. And it's not even "first version of the song" or "first version of the song that really struck me". To be very specific; this was the first version of Sugar Mags I got hold of, on a good quality tape; that was on the slow, unfocused side. I'm not going to agree with "lazy" though. So I was used to some early 70's and early 80's Sugar Mags that were much tighter, more focused and much harder rock jamming. Very purposeful. And there may have been quite a few 82 vintage in there as well. I had a taper friend that seemed to have an endless supply of early and mid 80s ready for me every time I saw him. But with this 77 version I had finally found my "first" version of Sugar Mags that sounded trippier and weirder and more exploratory and open to the capricious nature, in this case; of a Jerry led jam. Rather than a much more purposeful Jerry jam; I'm sure we can all think of some examples of those as well. I would say that your 82 Sugar Mags and many of CrackStraws recs of early 80s Jack Straws are extremely focused and purposeful. In this case; I had finally found a trippy Sugar Mags that I liked really liked. I had heard others of similar style that bored me. Now that I had found a more unpredictable Sugar Mags that sounded just right; I liked it even better than the tighter more focused versions I thought I liked better. Soon thereafter; I found the Sugar Mags on the 6-26-1974 Providence show that many on the LMA seem to think is sloppy and uninspired. On the Dusborne version from about 3:24 to about 5:10; I would describe this jam as so loosely fitted it's barely Sugar Mags any more and yet it's also still unmistakable; but that's really the essence of this song to me. It's a song where we and the world around us are so loose and carefree that Jerry is playing the music as much as the music playing him.
Sugar Magnolia
May 9, 1977
War Memorial

I really like what Jerry does with this Sugar Mags. Get the dusborne
Help On The Way > Slipknot > Franklin's Tower
June 14, 1991
RFK Stadium

Feel free to email me franklinstower2001@yahoo.com Yes; that "is" my personal email
Help On The Way > Slipknot > Franklin's Tower
June 14, 1991
RFK Stadium

This trio is a very good latter era version. I've been listening to this entire show cos I attended back in 1991 and am also going to attend the DSO recreation on Dec 2nd at The Anthem in DC at the District Wharf. Anybody else going? I'd love to meet up with anyone interested.
Dark Star
Nov. 15, 1971
The Austin Municipal Auditorium

Another fantastic "Dark Star shorty". This show is amazing. I have the Road Trips, but the source provided here is damn good as well.