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Grateful Dead Oct. 18, 1972

Fox Theater St. Louis, MO | Listen on archive

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36
Dark Star
Last half of this jam is incredible. There is a point where Lesh completely takes over. From there on is stunning
12
Bird Song
Really dig this one, Jerry is especially hot coming out of the vocal reprise
10
Brokedown Palace
Soulful version
19
Playin' In The Band
Very tight jam from the year of Playin'. The ensemble mind at liquid speed defining the best of a great year. Don't know if it's "best" but it's damn
3
Jack Straw
Nice, good vocals from both of the boys. Smooth clear solos. Fun.
7
China Cat Sunflower -> I Know You Rider
Incomplete, but what remains is top-notch and essential.
3
Casey Jones
Hot show closer
7
Morning Dew
Part of the first Playin' sandwich. The transition back into Playin' is like the cops kicking your door in at 4 a.m. it is so sudden and surprising.
8
Big Railroad Blues
Incredible energy; A+.
4
Bertha
real cool bertha opener from a real cool show
5
Mexicali Blues
love 'em all
3
Beat it on Down The Line
headiness points for the botched intro
5
Deal
the guitars have a bit of crunch. real good sounding deal
2
Feelin' Groovy Jam
Epic Dark Star>Dew in a playin sandwich.Lesh takes the lead..Rolls right into Mornin Dew.
2
Brown Eyed Women
In spite of equipment stalls the set really takes off here. Great Miller mix showcases Bobby in the left channel. Beautiful version.
2
Promised Land
High energy, and remarkable that they could pull it off after an hour of continuous jamming. Great show all round.
2
El Paso
Galloping version from an outstanding show, complete with Yellow Rose of Texas tuning
1
Don't Ease Me In
Jerry doesn’t stop jammin the whole time