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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.
2
King Bee
July 17, 1966
Fillmore Auditorium

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

Comments

Cold Rain and Snow
Jan. 31, 1970
The Warehouse

They hit this show opener with some gusto - one of the reasons why it was always my favorite when they opened with it. I'm not sure if it's tape speed wobble or some tuning issues at first, but they seem to sort out the sound by the end.
Estimated Prophet
April 22, 1977
The Spectrum

These early versions had the madness in them. Though short, this one conveys 'cracking up' in a heavy way.
Deal
April 22, 1977
The Spectrum

Mid-tempo with a bounce and soft-shoe, but doesn't really lift off until the out-chorus. Clean and pristine... the '77 sound starts to really coalesce just about here.
Mississippi Halfstep Uptown Toodeloo
April 22, 1977
The Spectrum

Sarcasm or not, that comment made my day. And unique or not, this MHUT is all about the Rio Grand section.
U.S. Blues (Wave That Flag)
March 20, 1977
Winterland Arena

Perfect party topper. Glyn's right about this one. I always felt that they closed with U.S. Blues when they knew they'd just thrown a good party. Closing out an epic three-show spot at Winterland with this as the double encore means to me that they'd had a great time too.