find the best versions of grateful dead songs
Let It Grow
March 28, 1984
Marin County Veterans Auditorium
First show of '84. Absolutely insane LIG, and one of the fastest. Phil bombs, Brent synths.
Way To Go Home
April 4, 1994
Outstanding performance. Like a mix of CSNY and Sammy Hagar with the Dead.
June 10, 1994
Bobby guitar solo included. Great groove to this one.
Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds
May 15, 1993
Sam Boyd Silver Bowl
Dec. 19, 1994
Shut your eyes and listen to the colors of your mind. This song is a guilty pleasure for me, so I've checked out quite a few, and this one is hot.
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June 18, 1995
Jerry is pretty absent for most of the song (it sounds like he was trying to get the steel drum MIDI set on his rig), but the rest of the band absolutely kills it. Vince does some great work here. When Jer finally kicks it into gear, the jam starts to go to some interesting places.
June 19, 1994
Autzen Stadium, U. of Oregon
This is a stand-out for sure. This whole show is probably the best of 1994.
June 18, 1974
This performance contains the best Phil I have heard on a Dew. The appropriate amount of Phil Bombs this song deserves.
July 1, 1973
Nov. 30, 1979
Perfectly played from start to finish.
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Playin' In The Band
Scarlet Begonias -> Fire On The Mountain
Eyes Of The World
Looks Like Rain, Alpine Valley Music Theatre, Aug. 8, 1982
Let It Grow, Adams Field House, U of Montana, May 14, 1974
Me and My Uncle, Cow Palace, March 23, 1974
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Killer version, followed by ...
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