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Grateful Dead Dec. 31, 1985
Oakland Coliseum Oakland, CA | Listen on archive
80's happy new year midnight hour
8100000 Tons of Steel
Brent shines on this one. Rockin'
3Playin' In The Band
Playing In The Band->Terrapin Station
4C. C. Rider
A strong version.
Always been a favorite version. A great ending to an excellent year.
4Let It Grow
great closing jam Weir hopes "the powers that be" will help them not get to dizzy
2Drums -> Space
Babatunde Olatunji guests and is mystical and magical as always a true pleasure to hear him do his thing with Billy and Mickey
3Not Fade Away
The video on youtube is amazing, the crowd really shows the band it's love does not Fade Away. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zgEygiieBwg
7Man Smart, Woman Smarter
Excellent vocal breakdown at the end where Bobby goes into a falsetto and brings it all back to a crescendo. (video link in comments)
1Ship of Fools
Epic Ship from a fairly "average" show