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Me and Bobby McGee
Nov. 15, 1972
Oklahoma City Music Hall

Not everyone's favorite song, but I love it. This is an uptempo, airplay-tight, and beautifully sung version. Faster than most.
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Big Railroad Blues
Nov. 15, 1972
Oklahoma City Music Hall

Turns on a dime from the cerebral extended PiTB jam into a coal-burnin' tight jam with force and power. Hot stuff showing off their limitless range.
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Box of Rain
Nov. 15, 1972
Oklahoma City Music Hall

Having held "sing something Phil" banners, I always had a soft spot for BoR. This one is tightly played and powerfuly sung. Good stuff!
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Uncle John's Band
Nov. 14, 1972
Oklahoma City Music Hall

Hard rockin' version coming after a deliriously epic 2nd set suite. Crunchy and powerful.
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He's Gone
Nov. 14, 1972
Oklahoma City Music Hall

A long, smooth outro allows for a little musical discussion whether it's going to TOO or Truckin'. Great stuff that must have stolen many faces.

Comments

Greatest Story Ever Told
Nov. 18, 1972
Hofheinz Pavilion

Like everything in this show, this just floors it and knocks everything out of its way. Hard-drivin', hard rockin', and high adrenaline. The Miller mix allows you to follow Phil just like how it sounded in the ZONE. Damn, I loved that side of the stage.
Uncle John's Band
Nov. 17, 1972
Century II Convention Hall

Beautiful anthemic version following one hellofa set. They're still biting down hard after hours of solid jamming, and this one has all the sweetness and light alongside the darkness and grunge that makes a great UJB so unique in their oeuvre.
Space
Jan. 22, 1978
McArthur Court, U of Oregon

Grendel, I'm pouring one for your good doggo. Sorry for your loss, man, and good for you for taking in a rescue. They're all good dogs. Is your new pup named Beowulf ?
China Cat Sunflower -> I Know You Rider
Nov. 17, 1972
Century II Convention Hall

A high-end and uptempo jumper. One of those rare moments where "just exactly perfect" applies without a single note out of place. This is all about the Rider, as they transition out of China Cat without a jam. Listen to the delicate, elegant and wonderful Keith fills in all the right places in all the in between places. Sole caveat: the Mike Lai tape has great separation and sound, but may well be a half-tone fast, adding to the lovely urgency, but not necessarily faithful to the original sound.
Brown Eyed Women
Nov. 17, 1972
Century II Convention Hall

This is like a '77 version transplanted back in time to '72. Are there others like it from this early that had that backbeat shuffle to it and uptempo polish? If so, I don't know of 'em. Interesting new take on a well-established vehicle from years early. Cool.