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Grateful Dead Dec. 26, 1969

McFarlin Auditorium, SMU Dallas, TX | Listen on archive

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5
Long Black Limousine
Man, this is a morbid song
10
Little Sadie
A nice version
5
China Cat Sunflower -> I Know You Rider
Maybe the most polished version of the decade ,Garcia's singing is gorgous and the >into High Time is awesome.
5
China Cat Sunflower -> I Know You Rider
Maybe the most polished version of the decade ,Garcia's singing is gorgous and the >into High Time is awesome.
7
Uncle John's Band
Clean harmonies over a simple acoustic accompaniment
12
Dark Star
A little sloppy, but has a really excellent Tighten Up jam.
7
Black Peter
So many Dec 69 versions on here already. I think this one is so clean and the distinctive rhythm sets this apart from the rest.
7
Monkey and the Engineer
Nice Bob vocals in this early version. Great recording.
6
I've Been All Around This World
Sweet Jerry vocals.
2
Cold Rain and Snow
Tweener version
5
High Time
Amazing this has been overlooked. Beautiful version.
3
Casey Jones
The music sounds like something you'd hear being played at a carnival.
3
Hard to Handle
Pigpen struggles with his timing and vocals in general.
4
Turn On Your Love Light
Fantastic one! The band sounds like they're about to combust while Pig gets the audience amped up. Great on every level.
3
New Speedway Boogie
Despite the cut at the beginning and a few lyrical flubs, this is still a passionate early one, with the recent disaster of Altamont haunting it.
2
Me and My Uncle
Jerry announces this as a Texas tune and Bob’s strong vocals