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Wharf Rat
Nov. 17, 1971
Albuquerque Civic Auditorium

Relatively short, given later incarnations, but this one has wonderful energy behind it, deliberate playing, and a delicate finish
Dec. 10, 1973
Charlotte Coliseum

Jerry on his giddy up and RIDE for this show opener.
July 12, 1989
RFK Stadium

The Drums is fine/good, but this one is great to cleary hear some spunion shout "holy fucking, SHIT!" on the SBD. Someone's mind = blown... Priceless
Bird Song
July 9, 1989
Giants Stadium

Very inspired playing. Jazzy swing from the rhythm devils, Lesh is barreling down the low end, and Jerry dancing the leads to a powerful conclusion
New Minglewood Blues
Sept. 6, 1983
Red Rocks Amphitheatre

This one takes a bit before the boys get their footing, but once they do, LOOK OUT. Choice peak in this throbber


Brown Eyed Women
May 11, 1972
Rotterdam Civic Hall

Minor lyrical flubs could not be of lesser relevance for my enjoyment. This one is a solid rendition. Some nice emotive vocal chaw from Jerry in the final verse/chorus
China Cat Sunflower -> I Know You Rider
May 11, 1972
Rotterdam Civic Hall

Super flowing, mellow transition. Dig it on a breezy spring day. Great feel
Run Run Rudolph
Dec. 14, 1971
Hill Auditorium

Carrion's description - NAILED it
Not Fade Away
Nov. 17, 1971
Albuquerque Civic Auditorium

Fully agree. The boys hammered NFA's in '71 and this one is no different. Nice Keith/Jerry interplay before the transition!
The Other One
Nov. 17, 1971
Albuquerque Civic Auditorium

Oooooh, I liked this one a lot. Travels all over the place. The opening bread of the TOO sandy is nice and bluesy, popping MAMU meat, and a delicate TOO landing bread = tasty sandy. Solid Wharf to follow