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1
Jack Straw
Nov. 29, 1994
McNichols Sports Arena

Very hot tour opener. Jerry's playing is excellent. This show is the only good one from this weird little run in Colorado.
2
Ramble On Rose
Sept. 29, 1994
Boston Garden

Shockingly good. Only good things to say about the Boston Garden run from this tour. These first few nights allayed fears after awful summer tour.
1
Black Throated Wind
July 27, 1994
Riverport Amphitheatre

Surprisingly good. Nice rave-up at the end, and Jerry's fills throughout are genuinely great.
1
The Other One
March 26, 1995
The Omni

Spacey, atonal version. Shows where they were headed in 95 - a lot of interesting sounds.
3
Oh Babe It Ain't No Lie
March 28, 1984
Marin County Veterans Auditorium

Cool version that Jerry starts and the band jumps on while Bob works out some gear issues. Last one ever, first in years, and only electric version.

Comments

Greatest Story Ever Told
Sept. 20, 1993
Madison Square Garden

Love that Jerry's actually using a wah pedal here, rather than just his mutron and distortion. Great version
Help On The Way > Slipknot > Franklin's Tower
Dec. 8, 1989
Great Western Forum

Very cool breakdown in the middle of slipknot - they take it all the way down and then all the way back up. excellent slip
Help On The Way > Slipknot > Franklin's Tower
March 5, 1992
Hampton Coliseum

Slipknot, especially the first half, is EXTREMELY hot. Bruce-driven at the beginning but Jerry brings the heat as well
Cassidy
July 23, 1994
Soldier Field

Also: I would rather listen to this version than any 70s version.
Cassidy
July 23, 1994
Soldier Field

Yeah this is one of those weird summer 94 tunes that is genuinely fantastic. He does invoke that godawful octave pedal in the middle of the jam but it's saved by some shredding at the end. Summer 94 is pretty much universally panned, and for good reason, but there's some good stuff, like this show's BEW and Cassidy, the Deer Creek PITB and Help Slip Frank, and the Buckeye Lake show. Definitely think that July 1994 was the worst Jerry's playing had ever sounded; majorly worse than on spring tour that same year. What the hell happened from March to July?