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Grateful Dead Jan. 31, 1978

Uptown Theater Chicago, IL | Listen on archive

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11
Mississippi Halfstep Uptown Toodeloo
A brezzy show opener, lots of beauty here
12
Black Peter
Jerry shreds.
18
Scarlet Begonias -> Fire On The Mountain
Super mellow transition from Scarlet to Fire
9
Let It Grow
Blistering...
6
They Love Each Other
Everything good about '77 just keeps rolling here.
3
Samson and Delilah
The band tears into this.
8
Terrapin Station
The transition into the "Terrapin Station" material is particularly strong, with powerful playing from Keith.
4
Playin' In The Band
Exploratory version right out of "Terrapin." Donna sounds great, and Phil leads the jam.
4
Drums -> Space
If this had been tracked along with the preceding "Playin,'" everyone would have said "of course." This whole second set is killer.
4
Truckin'
Ends a great Set II sequence. Listen to the drummers play along with the whistle blower in the audience!
2
Tennessee Jed
Builds to a nice climax after some interesting lines from Garcia. Whole show is worth a listen.
4
Candyman
Dreamy, motionless rendition on a sea of individual human reactions [audience tape]. A wonderful time for this gem.
1
Good Lovin'
Super-fun + life-affirming closer to a blast of a show!