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Love in the Afternoon
March 18, 1978
So good...Donna and Maria cooing while Garcia just fills perfectly
Touch of Grey
Oct. 14, 1988
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.
Dec. 31, 1972
Trippy underwater solo like the 2/24/73 version. Only a couple months away and the resurrection of this tune starting up.
April 9, 1987
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!
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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Feb. 26, 1977
While this is good and monumental (being the first time played) I don't think it is far and away the best version. It's tightly worked out but doesn't have the "liveness" to it yet if that makes sense.
Nov. 8, 1970
Holy Fuck! The energy in this one. Post drums...HOT DAMN! If Soundbord existed for this one it would be numero uno. Hands down...the Ken and Judy Lee version is the one to sample. MAN!!!
Feb. 19, 1973
May 19, 1974
Portland Memorial Coliseum
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.
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Scarlet Begonias -> Fire On The Mountain
Playin' In The Band
Eyes Of The World
Passenger, Hampton Coliseum, May 4, 1979
Mama Tried, Family Dog at the Great Highway, April 18, 1970
Truckin', Hampton Coliseum, April 9, 1983
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