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Terrapin Station
May 6, 1990
California State University Dominguez Hills

Powerful ~16 min version with strong Chill Lesh prominence
2
Bird Song
Oct. 9, 1980
Warfield Theater

Fluttering acoustic beauty from the Warfield
1
Cassidy
Oct. 9, 1980
Warfield Theater

So glad this tune made the cut for acoustic rotation and new release is fantastic. Great tension build in the jam
1
Cassidy
June 14, 1984
Red Rocks Amphitheater

Super crisp song portion and tension/release jam segment. Very worthy
1
Brown Eyed Women
Oct. 25, 1979
New Haven Coliseum

Jerry is crazy nimble in this. Fresh from a 30 days of dead release - a choice cut

Comments

Cumberland Blues
July 17, 1989
Alpine Valley Music Theatre

Brent playing like he’s possessed. His link up with Jerry is positively electric. Crusher of a version
Dark Star
May 7, 1972
Bickershaw Festival

Surprising this one doesn't get more dap, because it is a creamy ride through the cosmos. Far more mellow than some of the angular versions from tour, this one is a relaxing sonic cushion to float through deep space. Love it
Chinatown Shuffle
April 14, 1972
Tivolis Koncertsal

Back again on this one. Keith absolutely CHEWING up the scenery. So chunky on the boards. Choice doesn't begin to describe
U.S. Blues (Wave That Flag)
April 25, 1977
Capitol Theater

Often a plug and play, obligatory closer, but this one is different. Band attacks with insane fervor and energy. Colossal high energy closer to an incredible show.
Wharf Rat
April 25, 1977
Capitol Theater

Awesome beyond measure. Magnificent, blissful peak, then breaks free completely from the song convention for deep exploration, landing after a serious manic moment, softly, into Playin' reprise. Shocking this one has so few votes.