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Drums
Oct. 14, 1983
Hartford Civic Center

This isn't on here? From this show? Pretty memorable version.
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Brokedown Palace
Oct. 6, 1981
Rainbow Theater

Caps off one of the most ballad-heavy shows in the band's history.
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Good Lovin'
Oct. 6, 1981
Rainbow Theater

A nice contrast to all the ballads from this show.
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Sugar Magnolia
Oct. 6, 1981
Rainbow Theater

Especially nice and up-tempo following a delicate portion of the show.
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Spanish Jam
Oct. 4, 1981
Rainbow Theater

Nice little jam here

Comments

Shakedown Street
Sept. 8, 1983
Red Rocks

Nice, airy Shakedown
Scarlet Begonias -> Fire On The Mountain
June 21, 1984
Kingswood Music Theater

Teeters on the edge of being too fast for me, but its one of the more rhythmically unique versions I've ever heard. This thing DRIVES...hard.
Scarlet Begonias -> Fire On The Mountain
April 26, 1984
Providence Civic Center

I'm going to check this whole show out soon, bcarter. Holy Moses, the setlist is stacked!
Scarlet Begonias -> Fire On The Mountain
April 13, 1984
Hampton Coliseum

I will continue to bang the talking drum for this incredible version. 4/20/84 gets well-deserved accolades but I like this one just as much. I would also encourage fans of these versions to check out 4/26/84, which is currently (and criminally) sitting in single digits but is in a similar vein with another terrific transition jam.
Black Throated Wind
April 11, 1972
Newcastle City Hall

Delivered with conviction.