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Grateful Dead May 1, 1970

Alfred College Alfred, NY | Listen on archive

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30
New Speedway Boogie
i DONT KNOW BUT i BEEN TOLD
17
I Know You Rider
An acoustic masterpiece. Holy headyness to say the least!!
7
Me and My Uncle
Bob at his best here in this acoustic jem! Wow is an understatement!!
15
Candyman
Mellow accoustic goodness - sweet and evocative. The whole set is 1970 amazingnessiosity at its headiest.
4
Mama Tried
Perfect. Sweet harmonies, sweet country pickin'. Good times acoustic.
8
Cold Jordan
Best version with best sound quality!
10
Monkey and the Engineer
Short but crystal clear compared to some of the others previously nominated. http://archive.org/details/gd1970-05-01.sbd.miller.95683.sbeok.flac16
9
Hard to Handle
That great May 1970 Jerry tone. Electric.
4
Wake Up Little Susie
tough little gem well performed by the boys.
5
The Race Is On
Nice little show opener with Dave Nelson joining in.
9
Deep Elem Blues
Sweet opener. This is about where in the year the immortal Country Dead takes off: 6 hour shows, three sets, NRPS, what a time. This one's a beauty.
9
Uncle John's Band
Acoustic wow factor, with beautiful harmonies. Unfortunate gap towards the end, but worth it still.
4
Cumberland Blues
This song expresses something deep about the band, and this is a great version.
3
Not Fade Away
1970 was a great year for NFA and this version smokes.
4
Turn On Your Love Light
How else to end a show like this?
5
High Time
Solid harmonies, solid show.
2
Cryptical Envelopment
Excellent build-up and then bring it back down for the vocalsand then the bomb goes off!