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El Paso
April 22, 1977
The Spectrum

This EP is 'just exactly perfect'. Jerry's curlicue soloing over tight ensemble playing in a dramatic rising arc.
4
Me and My Uncle
Oct. 31, 1971
Ohio Theatre

Bobby puts on the snarling spiteful chaw and the band is lightning tight. The banter after is fun too.
2
Feedback
Jan. 25, 1969
Avalon Ballroom

Quite beautiful and melodic, surprisingly. Perfectly transitions from the outrageous chaos of Caution into the sweet soothing balm of an AWBYG.
1
El Paso
Feb. 27, 1977
Robertson Gym, UC Santa Barbara

Pared down and quiet, but also a tight ball of energy, ready to burst. Seems like this show doesn't get enough love.
2
Feedback
March 17, 1968
Carousel Ballroom

Sounds like they had a big-rig air horns, steam whistles, small caliber rifles and martian submarines: A Symphony of Wrong. Awesome.

Comments

Estimated Prophet
March 20, 1977
Winterland Arena

Anyone here who's attempted to jam in 7/4 knows how outrageously hard it is to make this so smooooooth. Jerry is overflowing with ideas, laying back but telling you everything you need to hear. Keith's toy-piano-on-a-fritzed-amp sound is pretty weird too, making this a fun spooky-good version.
Beat it on Down The Line
March 20, 1977
Winterland Arena

I have to agree that this isn't the top of the line for me. You want a BIODTL stripped down in kerosene to its pure rock-and-roll essence? Try March 18, 1967, cause it'll curl your straight hair and straighten your curls. Plus it was also at Winterland, so that's kinda kool too.
Deal
March 20, 1977
Winterland Arena

Love this version. Deal comes out of Jerry's guitar like it was his very heartbeat. Solo after solo, this was his vehicle. This one is mellow and swinging, still conveying a bit of that '76 sweetness, and includes an extended out-chorus with nice ensemble harmonies.
El Paso
March 20, 1977
Winterland Arena

Right on Beggar's Tomb, that's right. I also use Truckin' in the same way. These are songs these guys could play in their sleep, and, c'mon y'all let's admit, they sometimes did. When they're as hot and tight as this, you know it's all going to be good.
Franklin's Tower
March 19, 1977
Winterland Arena

Check your pulse if you're still sitting still after this. This one rises on a beautiful accelerating arc, then quiets to a whisper.