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Re: Deadthread
« Reply #500 on: Nov 13, 2017, 09:48 PM »
Holy shit 7-12-89 RFK at the movies last night was on fire!!!!!!

I had no idea it was a contender for best show of the year.  I thought it blew away all of the Alpine Valley shows from later in the week that they showed a few years ago at the movies and on the Downhill From Here DVD.

Bruce Hornsby KILLING it and throwing down the gauntlet to Jerry to match him, Jerry and Brent totally locked into one another all smiles for so much of the show and Jerry dancing like it was 1978 in that hot hot hot Women Are Smarter!!!

Great first set with an epic Promised Land, too!  The Rolling Stones are the number one Chuck Berry cover band, IMO, but the Grateful Dead are right there at number two, plus Jerry takes three verses of soloing at full speed, while Keef and Mick Taylor keep it short most of the time.

You say you don't like Dear Mr. Fantasy?  Watch this version and see if it don't change your mind, Jerry was ripping it up!

so much props to Brent for his great vocals, especially back up with Weir on Cassidy and with Jerry on Black Peter and Dear Mr. Fantasy.

That was a KILLER show!!!

They are releasing an audio only box set of those two nights at RFK over on Dead.net

http://www.dead.net/store/1980s/rfk-stadium-1989-box?intcmp=home/bigbanner1

I came home Friday night to find this audio box in my mail box!  :smiley: Perfect timing as it got me through a looong day of work Saturday. I was gonna save one of the nights for the next work day but holy shit night 1 just killed it and I had to immediately follow up with night 2.

Interesting tidbit from these shows as we were treated to a rarity of having Jerry, Bobby, Phil and Brent all sing lead on a tune at the same show. I remember thinking that during the show but forgot about it til giving it a listen.

Excellent job on these recordings and I'd recommend any fan to pick it up if you can. Some really great stuff as you've mentioned Shug and there's quite a few goodies on the 2nd night as well.
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Re: Deadthread
« Reply #501 on: Nov 26, 2017, 02:08 PM »

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so, I'm a few years into my mid-life Dead phase and still amazes me how much there is to find out about this band and its many phases/incarnations. I usually use the Relisten website to stream shows and they have this feature called "Today" that pulls all the shows played on that date in their database. Last week I was listening to 10/17/78 Winterland and heard a song I had never heard and it was "If I Had the World To Give", a Robert Hunter song off Terrapin Station. I really loved it immediately and went to look it up and apparently it was only played 3x ever, all in 78.

http://relisten.net/grateful-dead/1978/10/17/if-i-had-the-world-to-give

Do any more knowledgeable fans have any insight why such a beautiful song only got played 3x?

Oteil has been reading this thread apparently because he sang World to Give with
Dead & Co last night. I love his voice on the slower Garcia tunes that he has brought
to this band.
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Re: Deadthread
« Reply #502 on: Nov 26, 2017, 02:20 PM »
Another fine moment in Columbus concert history  :cool:
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Re: Deadthread
« Reply #503 on: Nov 27, 2017, 08:46 AM »

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so, I'm a few years into my mid-life Dead phase and still amazes me how much there is to find out about this band and its many phases/incarnations. I usually use the Relisten website to stream shows and they have this feature called "Today" that pulls all the shows played on that date in their database. Last week I was listening to 10/17/78 Winterland and heard a song I had never heard and it was "If I Had the World To Give", a Robert Hunter song off Terrapin Station. I really loved it immediately and went to look it up and apparently it was only played 3x ever, all in 78.

http://relisten.net/grateful-dead/1978/10/17/if-i-had-the-world-to-give

Do any more knowledgeable fans have any insight why such a beautiful song only got played 3x?

Oteil has been reading this thread apparently because he sang World to Give with
Dead & Co last night. I love his voice on the slower Garcia tunes that he has brought
to this band.
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pretty cool right! i read this happened but have not heard or seen it yet. I am sure something will pop up soon.

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Re: Deadthread
« Reply #504 on: Nov 27, 2017, 10:47 PM »
parkervb check your inbox in about 30 minutes....
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Re: Deadthread
« Reply #505 on: Mar 07, 2018, 05:04 PM »
The Rising Tide: A GD mix from the 2nd half of 1970 - streaming and downloads

https://www.reddit.com/r/grateful_dead/comments/82qtzv/the_rising_tide_a_gd_mix_from_the_2nd_half_of/

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Re: Deadthread
« Reply #506 on: Mar 08, 2018, 10:49 AM »
Was just revisiting 6-24-70 Port Chester and the INCREDIBLE second set of the late show, the one that starts with one of the best NFAs ever, its got something waaaay extra special in the Bo Diddley beat going on and then it slides SEAMLESSLY (and I ain't jokin') into a hot hot Easy Wind.  Holy shit this prime Grade A++ Grateful fucking Dead!  I'm usually a SBD-only dude, and it kills me that there is no SBD of this night, but the AUD is all we got and it ain't too shabby.

I love thinking about the magic that went down in the Cap with the Dead in 1970 and then again with MMJ 40 years later!  Just like the Fillmore in SF, there has got to be some residual psychedelic vibes hanging around in those rooms!

http://relisten.net/grateful-dead/1970/6/24
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