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July 18, 1990
Deer Creek Music Theater
A fast-paced shred-fest of a Deal to close set 1. Jerry's solo can't be missed. So full of energy!
Oct. 17, 1972
A Keith-heavy version with a tight groove and a full sound. Love these early versions!
Big Railroad Blues
Aug. 7, 1971
This one's somehow not on here? The classic opener to Dick's Picks 35, and a MONSTER of a version.
June 11, 1993
Buckeye Lake Music Center
Simply beautiful. A gorgeous version of a gorgeous song. Jerry's solo is particularly powerful.
Drums -> Space
Nov. 1, 1990
Entitled "Silver Apples of the Moon" on Infrared Roses - it's a Bruce and Vince duet that beautifully segues into "Dark Star"
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March 21, 1994
Never heard this before, and I'm not sure how - I'm absolutely speechless. Just...wow.
Hurts Me Too
Aug. 24, 1971
Love Pig's organ, and of course, his wonderful soulful singing. Jerry's on point too.
Take A Step Back
July 12, 1987
Probably my favorite non-song the Dead ever did. Funky as hell!
Oct. 17, 1972
Holy SMOKES, this one is hot! A big highlight of this show.
Dec. 9, 1971
Amazing piano work by Keith - a stellar version of this tune.
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Scarlet Begonias -> Fire On The Mountain
Playin' In The Band
Eyes Of The World
It's All Over Now Baby Blue, Charlotte Coliseum, Oct. 5, 1984
Casey Jones, Kiel Auditorium, Oct. 29, 1973
Promised Land, Indianapolis State Fair Coliseum, Oct. 27, 1973
First time I heard ...
Mental solo from Jerry. ...
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