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Grateful Dead Dec. 18, 1973

Curtis Hixon Convention Hall Tampa, FL | Listen on archive

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58
Weather Report Suite
The boys crank it into some serious high gear jamming in this one. Noice! Lesh: 'This is the quiet part folks'
38
Dark Star
A version bubbling with creativity. Everyone came to play
21
Greatest Story Ever Told
This version is rip roarin' fun!
14
China Cat Sunflower -> I Know You Rider
Jazzy and sweet as sugar. Unique stuff from Bob.
8
They Love Each Other
Funky, Jerry puts it on, and ends on a dime.
24
Eyes Of The World
Jerry's String broke leaving Phil and Bob to exchange solos!
7
Jack Straw
The band has come together, the vocals are warm, the solos are sharp, so strap on boys and girls 'cause this show just ignites from here on out....
10
Row Jimmy
Great row jimmy into great WRS into DS into EYES into WR. Must be heard.
12
Wharf Rat
Out of a great EYES. Beautiful. Dick was off by one night for his first pick!
7
Sugar Magnolia
Wonderful version........sweet 73.
7
Uncle John's Band
Elegant. Closes out a great show.
20
Let It Grow
Flawless, vibrant, and has a great jam in middle.
6
Me and My Uncle
The piano in the conclusion makes this otherwise good version incredible.
4
Beat it on Down The Line
Good version in an epic concert. One of the best bits of the first set. Second set is cosmic 73 stuff.
3
Bertha
Great version, very energetic and perfectly executed. Easily overlooked and overshadowed by the rest of this amazing show.
4
Tennessee Jed
Listen to Keith growl...
5
Don't Ease Me In
I usually always skip this song, but I really dig Bobbys playing in this one!
7
Deal
It struts & swaggers in that honey, country-tinged '73 way that we've come to relish & rely on. From one of the best shows from one of the best years.
4
Looks Like Rain
Everyone contributes nicely
5
Mind Left Body Jam
Short but sweet
4
Pretty Peggy O
Should be here I feel like
2
Me and Bobby McGee
No love for this beautiful version at an epic show?
1
El Paso
Wired version from an all-time great show.
1
Drums
Last piece of this brilliant show to be submitted. Billy unleashes some wild, tribal bashing to cleanse our palette between DS and Eyes