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Feb. 24, 1968
Kings Beach Bowl
Dick's Picks 22 version, Lake Tahoe. Smooth as silk. Jerry plays fast and with a great tone. VERY fluid.
Feel Like A Stranger
June 23, 1990
Very hot. Long, jammed-out ending. Great stuff from Summer '90
Gimme Some Lovin'
June 15, 1985
The entire show is PERFECTION, but you've got to hear the transition from Wheel into Gimme Some Lovin. They just nail it. Best version ever
Uncle John's Band
Feb. 5, 1970
Very mellow version, almost an Island feel. A long, slow, jammed-out version. Tasty leads from Garcia. Electric with an acoustic feel.
Hell in a Bucket
Oct. 11, 1983
Madison Square Garden
A "Perfect" version. Drums, vocals, guitar leads, bass... everyone is on-point!
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Box of Rain
July 12, 1990
Robert F. Kennedy Stadium
Nov. 10, 1967
I've been listening to all the early Cautions, and this is, by far, my favorite one.
Looks Like Rain
Dec. 18, 1973
Curtis Hixon Convention Hall
This is my "go-to" version. VERY mellow and very pretty.
Death Don't Have No Mercy
Feb. 22, 1969
Really great version! Incredible vocals from Garcia and a crisp recording
Feb. 14, 1969
For sure! Great version. Dirty tone. Another Feb 69 classic rendition
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Playin' In The Band
Scarlet Begonias -> Fire On The Mountain
Eyes Of The World
Sugaree, Shea's Theater, Jan. 20, 1979
Space, JFK Stadium, July 7, 1989
Truckin', Silva Hall - Hult Center for the Performing Arts, Aug. 31, 1983
Great show period! The ...
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