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Terrapin Station
May 15, 1980
Nassau Coliseum

A rare and different tune. Real nice transition into epic Playin-UJB from Go to Nassau...
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Althea
May 15, 1980
Nassau Coliseum

Stunned this ain't here yet. Next night is a famous one. But this 2nd set opener is strong and rugged. Nice moment at "born to be a bachelor..."
2
Truckin'
March 10, 1981
Madison Square Garden

Wow! Can't believe this hasn't made the cut yet. Rips and roars out of poignant China Doll. Almost become a Smokestack... Super strong show!
2
Dark Star
June 19, 1968
Carousel Ballroom

DeadBase calls it a Dark Star Jam. There is not much of a hint of a Dark Star-ish melody, and the date is debatable. But everyone needs to hear this!!
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Don't Ease Me In
Sept. 14, 1990
Madison Square Garden

Vince has some great moments here!

Comments

Terrapin Station
May 15, 1980
Nassau Coliseum

Like the Althea from this show, really surprised this was never listed. There was nothing like a Dead show and, really, there was never anything quite like a Terrapin at a Dead show!!!!! This is a fine one. It was cut from the Go To Nassau disc, but the entire show is worth a lot of listens...
Deal
May 26, 1993
Cal Expo

Smoking hot. Blistering. Ridiculous. All that.
Eyes Of The World
Oct. 29, 1977
Evans Field House, Northern Illinois University

If you love this, check out a few nights later, 11/4/77 (DP12, Colgate). Insane second half to this version of Eyes. Blistering!
Smokestack Lightnin'
Feb. 8, 1970
Fillmore West

Rip-roaring, snarling and savage. Right there with Bear's Choice....
Dark Star
July 25, 1974
International Amphitheater

Complete and total Slipknot in 1974! Holy mother of pearl onions, this is a great Dark Star! Into a gorgeous Stella Blue. Super strong night, especially for Bill the Drummer... Slipknot should have a listing of its own here. This is a sweet one from '74. There were a handful of Slipknot notions in '74, mostly out of Eyes, one from 6/20 is particularly awesome... Like that, this is the whole kit and kaboodle... Nice!!!