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Casey Jones
Dec. 15, 1972
Long Beach Arena

Strong finish to a great first set at a strangely overlooked show...
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Loser
Dec. 15, 1972
Long Beach Arena

They capture the vibe nicely here...
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Beat it on Down The Line
Dec. 15, 1972
Long Beach Arena

Not to be that guy, but every '72 version ought to be here...
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El Paso
Dec. 15, 1972
Long Beach Arena

Another nice one from '72...
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Tennessee Jed
Dec. 15, 1972
Long Beach Arena

Not the very best of the year, but still darn good...

Comments

Playin' In The Band
Dec. 15, 1972
Long Beach Arena

Really starting to sound like '73, as is the case on a few other tunes this evening as well. Great version.
Mexicali Blues
Dec. 15, 1972
Long Beach Arena

Heaps of fun indeed. Bobby must have been elated to have written such a good cowboy song...
Box of Rain
Dec. 15, 1972
Long Beach Arena

Great start to the solo from Jerry, but then he kind of disappears for a bit. That's nitpicking, though...still a very nice version.
Candyman
Dec. 15, 1972
Long Beach Arena

Shame about the slight cut and the lyrical flub...great version otherwise. This might be my favourite show of December, which seems to an underrated/forgotten month...
Promised Land
Nov. 17, 1972
Century II Convention Hall

I decided I'd listen to this show on my drive today. Was going to check something on my phone before I pulled out of the driveway, but when my phone connected to the Bluetooth, it started playing right away -- LOUD. I thought "I guess I'm leaving NOW!" Charged up PL here...