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Don't Ease Me In
Oct. 29, 1973
Kiel Auditorium

Strong country kicker. Wolf's leads peal out over Keith's barrelhouse piano accompaniment.
Sept. 16, 1990
Madison Square Garden

Aka Lunatic Preserve. A hair-raising, spontaneous meltdown bridging SOTM and Miracle.
Goin' Down The Road Feelin' Bad
Aug. 5, 1971
Hollywood Palladium

Very substantial jam develops out of the AWBYGN passage before the return to NFA.
Lost Sailor -> Saint of Circumstance
Dec. 28, 1980
Oakland Auditorium

Very tight performance that’s still packed with holiday run excitement. The Miller/Clugston board sounds great for the era, too.
Throwing Stones
March 29, 1983
Warfield Theater

Jerry repeats an interesting pattern during the main jam section that Brent picks up on later (using the marimba patch!).


Eyes Of The World
Oct. 29, 1973
Kiel Auditorium

Fast, nimble, with lots of heart -- basically perfect. It's a great first set overall!
Drums -> Space
Sept. 16, 1990
Madison Square Garden

This is stupendous and makes me want to revisit all the MSG ’90 Drums>Spaces. Don’t overlook this the next time you hit play on this classic set.
Dancin' in the Streets
Oct. 1, 1977
Paramount Theatre

I actually found the last few minutes the most impressive. Jerry switches his guitar tone and the whole jam immediately takes on new colors and textures. Great version.
Shakedown Street
June 22, 1991
Soldier Field

A few passages transported me back to a Good Lovin’ jam from 20 years earlier, which I was not expecting. Anyway, this is great Grateful Dead.
The Music Never Stopped
May 3, 1977
The Palladium

Verrrry sharp, hot jam. Check out the great MOTB AUD.