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Morning Dew
March 26, 1995
The Omni

Very powerful vocals from Jerry. Beyond intense "I guess it doesn't matter anyway"
1
It's All Over Now Baby Blue
Feb. 19, 1995
Delta Center

Last version. Not perfect, but especially soulful. There's a nice new video up on youtube and jerry's very animated.
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Its All Over Now
Oct. 12, 1984
Augusta Civic Center

Superb Brent solo, and Bob's all over the lyrics here. Nice and uptempto too!

Comments

Scarlet Begonias -> Fire On The Mountain
Oct. 14, 1994
Madison Square Garden

The Scarlet is not incredible (good vox, though), and most of Fire is just good, although it's 94, so good is already impressive. Where this version really shines is the final solo - Jerry takes off and his intense playing lights up the crowd. Worth it just for the crescendo in the last five minutes.
Morning Dew
May 20, 1995
Sam Boyd Silver Bowl

There's an audience vid on youtube where you get to see Jerry really giving this version his all. Teeters on the edge of collapse the whole time; ragged but right.
Feel Like A Stranger
Oct. 7, 1994
The Spectrum

Stunned by this. Not comparable to 1984 but seriously good out jam at the end. Jerry's hitting all the right notes.
Help On The Way > Slipknot > Franklin's Tower
June 28, 1992
Deer Creek Music Center

Love this version. Jerry adds a little extra to the Franklin vocals.
Scarlet Begonias -> Fire On The Mountain
Oct. 10, 1980
Warfield Theater

Love how Jerry sounds like it's 1977 again when he hits that perfect little "touch of the BLOOO-hoooz" before the solo. Great version, Jerry blows it and goes into a brief solo too early before the full scarlet solo.