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Grateful Dead Dec. 9, 1971

Fox Theatre St. Louis, MO | Listen on archive

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9
Black Peter
You will approve.
5
Mister Charlie
Great funk just right in that sweet, rockin' spot. Pig's voice is on, Jerry's on fire, and Keith sounds great.
5
Playin' In The Band
Blisteringly hot group solo from about 4:25 onward, including a Phil episode of pure beautiful berserkness.
4
Goin' Down The Road Feelin' Bad
In a show overshadowed by its neighbors, this one stands out for coming together just brilliantly. Show needs more love.
5
Not Fade Away
Rollicking NFA, raging in a beautiful texture
12
Run Run Rudolph
another wonderful delight at Christmas time 1971, a true treat.
6
One More Saturday Night
Hot Casey Jones->OMSN to close a tremendous set one.
6
Truckin'
Show opening muscle-flexer
3
Beat it on Down The Line
Lively, crisp version. Great energy.
3
Brown Eyed Women
Even in 1971, Jerry could botch the lyrics.
5
Jack Straw
Solid early version with smooth tempo changes.
6
Mexicali Blues
Tight early version, crackling with energy.
3
Big Boss Man
Well played - Pigpen sounding good.
4
Sugar Magnolia
Great early version. Intense jammine pre SSDD. High energy level all around.
5
Sugaree
Beautiful Jerry vocals highlight this one.
5
Hurts Me Too
Tight version with Pigpen sounding great.
4
Tennessee Jed
Lively. Very well executed.
6
El Paso
Bob nails it perfectly. Excellent harmonies.
5
Casey Jones
One of the best. I'm amazed it hasn't beed posted yet.