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China Cat Sunflower -> I Know You Rider
May 24, 1970
Hollywood Music Festival

The amp tubes are glowing white-hot and the Boys are not letting up. Face-meltingly hot.
1
Good Lovin'
Jan. 18, 1970
Springer's Inn

Absolutely smokin'... Jerry is all over it with that aggressive buzzsaw tone
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Cold Rain and Snow
Jan. 18, 1970
Springer's Inn

Beautiful version to open a mind-roasting show.
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St. Stephen
April 5, 1969
Avalon Ballroom

rare William Tell > Lovelight
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The Other One
Oct. 8, 1968
The Matrix

Crisp n' Heady experimental jazz.

Comments

Viola Lee Blues
Sept. 3, 1967
Dance Hall

Absolutely nuts. The arpeggios after 7:30 floored me like a sack of bricks. Such a rowdy version.
Cold Rain and Snow
Sept. 3, 1967
Dance Hall

So tight and psychedelic. Protoplasmic indeed. 19 year old Bobby absolutely kills it.
Dancin' in the Streets
Sept. 3, 1967
Dance Hall

Raw and primal.... Such a clearly expressed and inspired taste of the years of Dead explorations to come. You can hear the heady Dark Star motif materialize as this jam progresses. Jerry's tone has that hollow electric horn effect to it, absolutely mind-roasting. Those story-like tremolo riffs had me picking my jaw up off the floor. You can just feel the white-hot, heavy, primal wattage moving through those amps. Legend has it Robert Hunter wrote Dark Star while tripping balls outside this show. Absolute must listen. Insanely underrated. This one will blow your socks off, folks
Dark Star
May 24, 1970
Hollywood Music Festival

Absolutely scorching yet emotional. Takes you on one hell of a groovy intergalactic journey. That Tighten Up Jam tells an epic story without uttering a single word.
Dancin' in the Streets
Jan. 18, 1970
Springer's Inn

So inventively and passionately phrased. I love Jerry's short tight little staccato phrases in these jams. This song is such an underrated vehicle for Jerry's quick and witty yet emotional and moving riffs