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Dec. 23, 1970
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!
Dec. 6, 1973
Listen to this one with headphones. Soulful singing by Garcia.."not too fast and not too slow"
China Cat Sunflower -> I Know You Rider
April 16, 1972
Doesn't dissapoint. Nice developed transition for April 72...Dreamy guitar work during this transition.
April 22, 1978
Nashville Municipal Auditorium
Garcia crushes it! There is a very nice Joani Walker recording of this on LMA...
How Long Blues
July 14, 1970
Only one I've heard on tape. Nice tune..
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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.
June 9, 1977
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”.
Dec. 11, 1969
Phil just bombs the shit out of this one!
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Scarlet Begonias -> Fire On The Mountain
Playin' In The Band
Eyes Of The World
Tennessee Jed, Carolina Coliseum - University of South Carolina, Oct. 31, 1985
When I Paint My Masterpiece, Giants Stadium, July 12, 1987
Alabama Getaway, Capitol Center, Aug. 31, 1980
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