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Grateful Dead Feb. 26, 1981

Uptown Theater Chicago, IL | Listen on archive

Users have designated the following versions as heady!
8
China Cat Sunflower -> I Know You Rider
One of the best of the 80's, the peak keeps going and going. Best indoor venue ever!!!!
14
Bird Song
Amazing, soaring flow, one of the best I have heard in any era!
2
Goin' Down The Road Feelin' Bad
Hard rockin' early '81 muscle & passion
6
Pretty Peggy O
Stunningly beautiful version. Jerry's solo is second to none.
3
Big River
Mega got version, Jer's second solo just burns and burns!
10
He's Gone
A really interesting version with cool vocal call and response ending which then dissolves into a jam that almost goes into the other one before not
5
Little Red Rooster
Sizzling, overall a very good show and a real nice one for the first one of the year.
2
Johnny B. Goode
Nice and aucous with piercing Jerry notes and a ripping solo,hot set 2 ender brings it to a rocking climax.
9
Althea
High octane version during first of 3 excellent shows in Chitown to start the year
1
Black Peter
Crispy Kreme Black Peter! Super sweet...
1
Passenger
Huge + screaming + stunning ‘81 version!!!