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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!).


Estimated Prophet
Nov. 4, 1979
Civic Center

Even by the standards of ’79, this is a *great* Estimated. Enjoy.
Sugar Magnolia
July 24, 1987
Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum Stadium

Sugar Mag seemingly was a good fit for the band’s strengths in ’87. It really shines in crisp renditions like this one.
Ramble On Rose
April 29, 1984
Nassau Coliseum

This might be the highlight of the first set, but it's a really well-played set all around. Try the chasingwilma recording for set I (there's a SBD for set II).
Scarlet Begonias
Sept. 11, 1974
Alexandra Palace

The technical glitch I can overlook, but Bobby’s noticeably out of tune in stretches of the jam. I can’t upvote, but I can recommend you hear this at least once to appreciate the good aspects, which are significant.
Eyes Of The World
Oct. 29, 1973
Kiel Auditorium

Fast, nimble, with lots of heart -- basically perfect. It's a great first set overall!