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Grateful Dead May 15, 1980

Nassau Coliseum Uniondale, NY | Listen on archive

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36
Lazy Lightnin' -> Supplication
they crush the combo so nicely
57
Jack Straw
"Go To Nassau" version! Great vocals ("sun so *hot,* the clouds so low...") and there's that "click" moment at 4:50 when the band just starts rockin'
5
Cassidy
gotta love the cowbell!
33
Franklin's Tower
Fantastic Jack Straw->Franklin's Tower to start the show.
11
Far From Me
Go to Nassau version! These versions are all so similar, I just chose my favorite recording with it. Jerry's phaser runs are impressive!
21
Pretty Peggy O
The lyrical sections are solid, nothing really stands out, BUT Jerry's solo is so freakin sweet. The ride is great & Phil and him segue back perfectly
16
Alabama Getaway
Rippin' getaway, Phil Bomb-punctuated jam. 43rd version to be listed? C'mon! Go to Nassau and check it out.
6
Not Fade Away
NFA>GDTLIE>Good Lovin- hot damn if that ain't a crowd pleasing dance-a-thon.
10
Uncle John's Band
Nice one, rising out of a cool Playin' and getting it's own groove on. Featured on Go to Nassau.
5
Playin' In The Band
Rockin'. Dig the UJB that follows.
3
They Love Each Other
Jerry's vocal delivery is smooth, Brent's contribution fit the groove nicely, and a heady solo from Jer to boot.
2
New Minglewood Blues
Groovy Brent keyboard - Go to Nassau
4
Althea
Stunned this ain't here yet. Next night is a famous one. But this 2nd set opener is strong and rugged. Nice moment at "born to be a bachelor..."
1
Terrapin Station
A rare and different tune. Real nice transition into epic Playin-UJB from Go to Nassau...
2
Good Lovin'
Go To Nassau, of the Weir versions, I always liked it more as a show closer