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Grateful Dead Oct. 18, 1972

Fox Theater St. Louis, MO | Listen on archive

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35
Dark Star
Last half of this jam is incredible. There is a point where Lesh completely takes over. From there on is stunning
11
Bird Song
Really dig this one, Jerry is especially hot coming out of the vocal reprise
9
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
1
Loser
A Rocker Very Sturdy