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Man Smart, Woman Smarter
July 28, 1982
Red Rocks Amphitheatre

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Good Lovin'
Dec. 23, 1970
Winterland Arena

Ripping version as are most from 70. First half of the tune is the Mickey and Billy Show. Second half is all screaming Garcia leads... Smokes!
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Row Jimmy
Dec. 6, 1973
Public Hall

Listen to this one with headphones. Soulful singing by Garcia.."not too fast and not too slow"
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China Cat Sunflower -> I Know You Rider
April 16, 1972
Aarhus University

Doesn't dissapoint. Nice developed transition for April 72...Dreamy guitar work during this transition.
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Wharf Rat
April 22, 1978
Nashville Municipal Auditorium

Garcia crushes it! There is a very nice Joani Walker recording of this on LMA...

Comments

The Eleven
April 24, 1970
Mammoth Gardens

If this was in better quality it would be safe to say that this one would be on top of this list.
The Other One
Dec. 29, 1968
Gulfstream Park Race Track

Cucamongo nailed it. F@$! Jerry does indeed attack the audience and leaves no one with a face.
Black Peter
April 14, 1978
Cassell Coliseum - Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

More emotive than 10/29/77, therefore better. Black Peter is quite the epic ballad and the emotion Jerry pours into this would make you believe that he was "Laying in his bed and dying".... Just listen to his vocals. Suggestion listen on headphones.;-)
Brown Eyed Women
May 21, 1977
Lakeland Civic Center

This one is definitely supercharged and juicier. It's flowing and gliding right along. Garcia's vocals are on and the band is charging steady right beneath him. Into Garcia's solo you think 20 second solo, 30 second? Okay he's extending, oh and extending! Last licks of this exhuberant then bam, back into solid singing and right into Big Foot County......
Man Smart, Woman Smarter
July 28, 1982
Red Rocks Amphitheatre

If this doesn't get you up off your ass and boogey than I don't know what will and there is no help for you!