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Grateful Dead Oct. 12, 1983

Madison Square Garden New York, NY | Listen on archive

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28
Cassidy
Intense build-up jam, perfect touch-down. Weir absolutely nails it. My favorite version all-time
29
Cold Rain and Snow
Powerhouse. Garcia belts out vocals. Hear amazing riff of added notes in the main theme instrumental sections.Drums pound away as well.
11
Cumberland Blues
Shocked this version isn't posted Garcia doesn't want to quit and the vocal harmonies are as good as it gets.
10
Help On The Way > Slipknot > Franklin's Tower
listen for the slipknot alone, another one that will melt your face off
2
Revolution
First time played absolutely a surprise
12
Revolution
First time played absolutely a surprise
5
Truckin'
Out of Space with a whistle start.... nice end jammin.
7
Ramble On Rose
The audience lights up when Jerry sings "just like New York City"
6
Looks Like Rain
Good Bobby singing. First LLR for east coast fall tour 83. Raining at MSG
7
Might As Well
Ends a great first set. Jerry is hot all night long
3
He's Gone
Ultra cool Jerry's leads sound like a drunk wobbling around.
7
It Must Have Been The Roses
Heartfelt version with great vox in the middle of a storming first set.
5
Brother Esau
This one bounces, spins, and rolls through the waves rather well.
5
New Minglewood Blues
Injected with Weir’s idiosyncratic slide runs; then Jerry sends it around for another lap.
4
Not Fade Away
Absolute powerhouse. If you like the 83-84 sound, you need to listen to this.