find the best versions of grateful dead songs

please login or register.


in a drainditch



Friend of the Devil
May 18, 1977
Fox Theatre

Jerry's solo is awesome, lots of great music in this show
Terrapin Station
March 30, 1990
Nassau Coliseum

Fascinated this wasn't already here... it's a gem.
Playin' In The Band
July 1, 1985
Merriweather Post Pavilion

Brain Melting, nice example of a certain quality to Jerry's playing in the 80's that I love
Estimated Prophet
Feb. 27, 1981
Uptown Theater

do yourself a favor: turn it up. enjoy.
Knockin' On Heaven's Door
Sept. 7, 1990
Richfield Coliseum


Dire Wolf
May 2, 1970
Harpur College

"How do you expect us to play music while you're screaming?" "Yeah... cool it you guys, cool it, cool it... You gotta start actin' like a... like a mature, responsible audience... "Don't listen to him"
Victim Or The Crime
Dec. 31, 1989
Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum

Dark, and spot on from the beginning, like 8 minutes of lightning. One for the cherrypopper list. iko->victim->ds->space->drums->space->fantasy, that's 46 minutes of lightning
China Cat Sunflower -> I Know You Rider
May 13, 1983
Greek Theater

This is what they call a hidden gem. The intro is unique, can't tell if it's meant to be that way, or a "tragedy narrowly averted". Whatever you call it, this whole show is fantastic.
Dark Star
Aug. 27, 1972
Old Renaissance Faire Grounds

"We'd sure like the thank the Springfield Creamery for making it possible for us to play out here in front of all you folks out here, and in front of God and everybody... **This is really where we get off the best.**"
Terrapin Station
March 18, 1977
Winterland Arena

Only alahambra? - I'd never heard this before, and I have always been curious about it. What a treat!