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1
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!
7
Row Jimmy
Dec. 6, 1973
Public Hall

Listen to this one with headphones. Soulful singing by Garcia.."not too fast and not too slow"
8
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.
40
Wharf Rat
April 22, 1978
Nashville Municipal Auditorium

Garcia crushes it! There is a very nice Joani Walker recording of this on LMA...
4
How Long Blues
July 14, 1970
Euphoria Ballroom

Only one I've heard on tape. Nice tune..

Comments

Alligator
Feb. 14, 1968
Carousel Ballroom

Only drawback to this one is super quiet Pig vocals.
Dancin' in the Streets
April 15, 1970
Winterland Arena

Am I not correct in saying that 30 trips has the complete show of this night?
Row Jimmy
March 20, 1977
Winterland Arena

You know I was listening to this again (can never get enough) and was thinking, usually Garcia would go slide on the solos on '77. I think most had them if I'm not mistaken. Wonder if he went for the slide and dropped it or it wasn't there and he was just like "F' it....going big then" Feel like when there was a technical difficulty he made it shine and brought a little more oomph.
Row Jimmy
April 9, 1987
UIC Pavilion

Hey Grendel just downloaded Charlie's latest version of this off shnflac.net That is the most clean version yet. When I was reviewing this I was a Wana Gummy deep and listening on headphones. Must have been the mood or whatever. While nothing touches that second solo on 3/20 for a later day RJ this one is goooood. Be curious as to what you think. As always we are constantly "searching for the sound". Right?
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.