find the best versions of grateful dead songs
Oct. 12, 1983
Madison Square Garden
Shocked this version isn't posted Garcia doesn't want to quit and the vocal harmonies are as good as it gets.
China Cat Sunflower -> I Know You Rider
Sept. 26, 1973
It's possible there are 73-74 versions that don't belong on the list but this is defenitly not one of them.
Sept. 26, 1973
Garcia really feeling it and one of the few where he mentions the original "Susie"
June 21, 1976
Very nice with emotive Jerry and Donna not overdoing it sounding almost angelic
Ramble On Rose
March 26, 1973
Baltimore Civic Center
Wolfman Jack himself introed this pretty good version at a decidly under rated show,gotta be some props for that .
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Jan. 25, 1969
This one really should be up higher ,spectacular version.
April 13, 1969
Should be higher up standout version from a standout show when the band was really at the height of their powers.
New Potato Caboose
Dec. 7, 1968
Great version from a gem of a show in Kentucky
Not Fade Away
Feb. 11, 1970
Should be much higher up on the list ,one of the better and most eclectic shows of the year .
May 5, 1977
New Haven Coliseum
This may be my favorite along with every other one they played in the May of 77 pretty amazing when you consider they did the song for over 20 years.
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Playin' In The Band
Scarlet Begonias -> Fire On The Mountain
Eyes Of The World
Way To Go Home, Boston Garden, Sept. 29, 1993
Brother Esau, Warfield Theatre, March 30, 1983
I Need A Miracle, Hampton Coliseum, May 4, 1979
A truly phenomenal intro ...
Relentless. Nothing but smoke. ...
Goosebumps every single time. ...
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