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Alligator
Jan. 1, 1967
Studio Rehearsals

Outtakes from Anthem: '67 comes in hot! The transition from '66 pop is complete. B/B- sound quality though. Worth it.
3
Good Morning Little Schoolgirl
Aug. 1, 1966
Unknown

Filthy. Pig's voice is very clean here. The dates are probably wrong.
1
You Don't Love Me
Aug. 1, 1966
Unknown

Dates are debatable, but the band isn't. Brilliant insert between Schoolgirl sections.
1
Dancin' in the Streets
July 17, 1966
Fillmore Auditorium

Cuts out in the out-chorus, but shows the initial move from cover band into exploratory jams and bendy form. Very cool testament to where they were.
4
King Bee
July 17, 1966
Fillmore Auditorium

Pig is in perfect form, the band throbs behind him with intensity and purpose. Pristine recording.

Comments

The Wheel
April 22, 1977
The Spectrum

The Wheel was always good medicine. This one starts like a mirage on a hot highways fluttering in the distance, then coalesces into a perfect form, just perfect before that really really pristine Lady With a Fan section of Terrapin. As much as I love this show, this is the first part of the set where they're really playing as one. The S>F is super loose and as cool as the Dancin' is, they seem to struggle to hit the bridge. But this... this is gooood medicine.
Got My Mojo Working
April 22, 1977
The Spectrum

I think this hardly counts as a Mojo. It really never ever coalesces around the song but is really just a riff/vamp within the Dancin'.
Dancin' in the Streets
April 22, 1977
The Spectrum

Long slow sizzling Dancin' that struggles to break into the weird electric slide part so Bobby steps up and has a Mojo minute. I'm going to break ranks here and say, this isn't really a "Got my Mojo" at all, but kind of a Bobby rap reference to Got my Mojo that never leaves Dancin'. Someone with more musical knowledge than I can say for sure, but I'm pretty sure they stay on Dancin's same chords and vamp riff through the hot second that Bobby's Mojo is only kind of working. Only then do they find the electric slide and just like that, it's back to the whirling Dancin' finale. The pointillist transition into The Wheel is the kind of magic that helped so many blown minds come back together together. So sweet.
Samson and Delilah
April 22, 1977
The Spectrum

Funniest ending ever. Wait for it.
Scarlet Begonias -> Fire On The Mountain
April 22, 1977
The Spectrum

This is all pretty loose in the joints, with a couple of epic lyric 'experiments', but is just bursting with creative solo ideas that signal the future of this immortal duo. What it lacks in ensemble tightness it more than makes up for in palpable musical excitement between the boys (and girl).