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Love in the Afternoon
March 18, 1978
Warner theatre

So good...Donna and Maria cooing while Garcia just fills perfectly
1
Touch of Grey
Oct. 14, 1988
Miami Arena

Why we love this band. Every little new nuance in each version. Love the way Garcia sings, "Oh well the Touch of Grey.." and the way he pronounces it.
3
Candyman
Dec. 31, 1972
Winterland Arena

Trippy underwater solo like the 2/24/73 version. Only a couple months away and the resurrection of this tune starting up.
3
Row Jimmy
April 9, 1987
UIC Pavilion

About as fine as a version you'll get. This one is absolutely soaring. 3/20/77 second solo like. I mean just listen. It's inspired big time!
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Man Smart, Woman Smarter
July 28, 1982
Red Rocks Amphitheatre

Put's you right there https://archive.org/details/gd1982-07-28.138613.beyerm201.holbrook.flac2448/gd1982-07-28beyerm201.24s2t01.flac

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Sugar Magnolia
Feb. 19, 1973
International Amphitheatre

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cn-a-W5hYnM
Wharf Rat
May 19, 1974
Portland Memorial Coliseum

F@ck Yeah!!!
Turn On Your Love Light
Dec. 29, 1968
Gulfstream Park Race Track

This show is in your face. Garcia's leads are screaming throughout the whole gig. This is what heavy metal was before heavy metal. He attacks the audience.
Terrapin Station
June 9, 1977
Winterland Arena

I remember probably 15 years ago pulled up into the Safeway parking lot in North Boulder and had this cranking. Got out of the car and a lady next to me had a huge smile on her face getting into her car groceries in hand and said “they don’t do it like that anymore”.
The Eleven
Dec. 11, 1969
Thelma Theater

Phil just bombs the shit out of this one!