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Help On The Way



Turn On Your Love Light
Dec. 31, 1982
Oakland Auditorium

NYE Lovelight with Tower of Power, the horns add a nice touch.
Uncle John's Band
Nov. 8, 1969
Fillmore West

No words just melody, sandwiched in an epic DS jam. Cool to hear it before they added words, unique and definitely worth the listen.
Help On The Way > Slipknot > Franklin's Tower
Sept. 27, 1976
Community War Memorial Auditorium

Help> Slip> Drums>Other One> Wharf Rat> Slip> Franklin's. Is it any wonder why 76 is a pinnacle dead year? Whole 2nd set is one long jam. Amazing.
Hey Pocky Way
Nov. 7, 1987
Henry J Kaiser Convention Center

Awesome high energy song to open a high energy show. Vocal distortion makes it a little darker, but Brent still screams.
Box of Rain
Nov. 7, 1987
Henry J Kaiser Convention Center

WE WANT PHIL, WE WANT PHIL chant before Phil grants our wish. Because we always want more Phil.


Jack Straw
March 24, 1993
Dean Smith Center

Great late dead Jack Straw. Bobby totally screws up the lines and Jerry saves his ass. If you watch the video you can tell that he's way into it.
Wharf Rat
March 28, 1981

If you watch the video on YouTube you can see Bobby showing Pete the chords.
Estimated Prophet
May 10, 1978
Veterans' Memorial Coliseum

One of the best Estimated's I've ever heard. Jerry sounds incredible on his Mu-tron, he makes that guitar cry in ways that are unimaginable.
Franklin's Tower
Nov. 9, 1979
Memorial Auditorium

This whole tour had different sounding songs, this is the sound I think of when I hear the term "Disco Dead." One of the most unique Franklin's I've ever heard.
Mason's Children
Jan. 24, 1970
Honolulu Civic Auditorium

First heard this on the Workingman's Dead reissue. The boys get real dark in the instrumental break at the end. You won't be able to stop yourself from dancing.