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Grateful Dead Oct. 19, 1972

Fox Theatre St. Louis, MO | Listen on archive

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6
Comes A Time
Killer version a year after it's first performance.
13
Bird Song
Wonderful breakdown in this one...Keith steps up very nicely!
16
The Other One
Two huge swells in this one. The first is a very funk jam led by Keith and Billy. The next involves a manic peak by Jerry. Worth checking out
13
He's Gone
Booming peak jam, then a flawless segue back into TOO
8
Greatest Story Ever Told
Seriously high octane. A very subtle St Stephen lick by Jerry in the closing jam
4
Black Throated Wind
Bobby giving it 100% Killer
4
Friend of the Devil
Wonderfully upbeat with one hell of a swing to it.
3
Me and My Uncle
Phil just assaults this with a bomb fest.
7
Truckin'
HOT Truckin'->Drums->The Other One 1972 Magic in full effect.
3
Don't Ease Me In
Sweet rocker here.
3
Sugaree
Band recovers from a flubbed BTW and charges forward with this powerful rocker. Jerry and Keith's interplay as it rises is spectacular.
3
Bertha
Recording is good, with Keith and Phil high in the mix. Everyone is switched way on, and the jamming shows perfect unity.
5
China Cat Sunflower -> I Know You Rider
Sweet version with an innovative transition. The whole band was on, but Keith and Phil are high in the mix and brilliant..
4
Dire Wolf
For a song that was effectively out of rotation at this point, they pulled it off with sing-round-the-campfire sweetness. Jerry growls it out.
3
Goin' Down The Road Feelin' Bad
One of the rare versions that stands apart with or without its NFA bread.
3
Not Fade Away
Fade Away. Not.
3
Promised Land
Bob Assured.... Rocks.... Keith's piano way up in the mix
3
Tennessee Jed
Lovely Lilting Version of Tennessee Jed.... Surprised that it wasn't here already!
4
Jack Straw
Great Gritty version.... again amazed that this version of Jack Straw was never up here before!!!
3
Mexicali Blues
A superb version of Mexicali Blues... Keith very prominent.... Surprised it hasn't had a mention till now.... Listening to this on 24/192KHZ
3
El Paso
Lovely tender Rendition... listening to 24bit/192 KHZ version obviously helps!!!
2
Casey Jones
Hot first set closer
1
Beat it on Down The Line
Really great solo from Jerry — fast, banjo-style picking
1
Around and Around
Keith is awesome on this one...
1
Drums
Phil joins him about two-thirds of the way through...can't wait to get to TOO