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Man Smart, Woman Smarter
April 7, 1985
Dialed in, rocking hard, a just-right vocal breakdown with a slamming tight finish!
Aug. 30, 1970
Totally locked in and tight, tight, tight!
July 19, 1990
Deer Creek Music Center
Brent is wailing the B3 and the ending crescendo is Allmans-esque with Phil dropping massive bombs. Excellent close to set 1.
Dec. 31, 1987
Oakland Coliseum Arena
"Good evening and a very Happy New Year to you all" after a real nice Bertha>Promised opener
April 28, 1991
Sam Boyd Silver Bowl
It took Foolish a few years to really develop. Phil is doing it up in a well developed jam crescendo with a very tasty solo from Jerry.
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Lost Sailor -> Saint of Circumstance
Oct. 10, 1982
Best peaking crescendo of any Saint I've heard, Jerry is blisteringly fast, builds and builds til it explodes,
June 22, 1973
That "thing" is a thing of beauty called a Fender Rhodes and Keith's playing of it is half of what makes this Bird Song so great, IMO! Hard to believe someone doesn't like it but different strokes for different folks. Plenty of versions without a Fender Rhodes for them.
June 22, 1973
I totally dig the electric piano sound Keith is using on this one.
July 1, 1973
Super slow tempo, if you are into that kind of version
Nov. 11, 1973
Too bad they get confused about how to tend the song, otherwise a near perfect version.
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Scarlet Begonias -> Fire On The Mountain
Playin' In The Band
Eyes Of The World
The Wheel, Civic Auditorium, Dec. 28, 1983
China Cat Sunflower -> I Know You Rider, Civic Auditorium, Dec. 28, 1983
Looks Like Rain, War Memorial, March 31, 1973
Agreed! This version of ...
Garcia's compressed Les Paul ...
Light-footed and deft.
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