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Grateful Dead Sept. 21, 1982

Madison Square Garden New York, NY | Listen on archive

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7
Loser
Just a great version from another great show.
12
Looks Like Rain
Bob absolutely goes off!
10
Playin' In The Band
Open MSG show, melts into Crazy Fingers
9
Crazy Fingers
76' clearly best year for this tune; 1982 another excellent year for the song, 9/21 one of the best, Playin' > Crazy Fingers to open
7
High Time
Middle of set 2 at MSG, Sweet version in NYC
5
Throwing Stones
Intense early rocker almost David Byrneesque delivery by Weir Hits hard the political message of the song. very strong early effort
14
China Cat Sunflower -> I Know You Rider
Hard to go wrong with any selection from this outstanding show. It takes a while for Rider to find its groove, but this is why we love the Dead!!
4
Samson and Delilah
This is a great, great show. Everything cooks.
3
Estimated Prophet
No doubt Baltimore 4-19 gets best of year nod, but this is up there for '82.
6
Big River
Effervescent Psychedelic Yakety Polka Rockabilly
2
Good Lovin'
Bob channels his inner Pigpen. I dig it.
3
Beat it on Down The Line
Driven by a melodic flow missing in many versions.
5
Black Peter
A strong performance from a memorable show
3
He's Gone
Very powerful, percussive version. Sounds like they are about to go into a "Caution" jam at the end but it doesn't get there.
5
Me and My Uncle
Zippy ride right into the frantic Big River
1
Not Fade Away
Fiery, with loads of Brent organ and a tight jam. Everyone's totally locked into the groove.