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Grateful Dead Oct. 28, 1977

Soldiers' and Sailors' Memorial Hall Kansas City, KS | Listen on archive

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19
Casey Jones
Seething, edgy, hard rocking ending this one. ENERGY!
10
He's Gone
Nearly twenty minutes of He's Gone goodness -- jam goes into Drums then NFA but stays squarely in He's Gone territory with some very nice interplay.
4
Lazy Lightnin' -> Supplication
Supplication!!! I know Keith is playing cheesy bullshit - maybe that's why the other 5 guys are on fire?
4
Candyman
There's a Betty Board of this one available. And it's gorgeous. What's stopping you?
3
Stella Blue
Slow long version with nice solo at end. I think this one is so good due to the NFA before it and the smoking GDTRFB after.
2
Around and Around
I hate this song, but this a great one!
1
Mexicali Blues
Decidedly not great.
4
Tennessee Jed
Perfect, with some filthy guitar in the outro.
1
Brown Eyed Women
Every bit the equal of Cornell. 8/24/80 still has a better solo, but this is 1977 y'all.
1
Promised Land
Embodies that deliberate, fluid ’77 lilt, upon which some fanning ignites the runout
5
Not Fade Away
Rowdy, then ebbs into a slower jam to Stella