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Submissions

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Black Peter
April 11, 1982
Nassau Coliseum

From the cold depths of 1982. Powerful, imaginative solo with surprising twists and turns. Listen to the matrix.
2
Mama Tried
Feb. 20, 1982
Golden Hall, Community Concourse

Jerry's playing is sharp as hell. Incredible sounding AUD for this show too.
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Mississippi Halfstep Uptown Toodeloo
Oct. 25, 1980
Radio City Music Hall

When Jerry was on in this era it was phenomenal the way he had feeling and dynamics in the touch of the pick
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Brokedown Palace
Oct. 19, 1980
Saenger Performing Arts Center

One of the best solos I've heard on this tune. If you like your solos light on notes and heavy on feeling, listen up.
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They Love Each Other
Oct. 19, 1980
Saenger Performing Arts Center

The intervals and touch and chromatic phrases in the solo are fantastic

Comments

Casey Jones
May 26, 1973
Kezar Stadium

Bobby killing it
Mississippi Halfstep Uptown Toodeloo
May 26, 1973
Kezar Stadium

This tune is so perfect for Keith. He sounds great, as does Bobby. Love that he's so high in the mix in this SB.
Playin' In The Band
Dec. 27, 1982
Oakland Auditorium

Love Jerry playing Woody Woodpecker at about 5 minutes in. They get down to business in the jam. Love Bobby's playing throughout.
Let It Grow
Dec. 27, 1982
Oakland Auditorium

Builds and builds and Jerry sticks the dagger in at the end
Space
Sept. 15, 1982
Capital Centre

Jerry quotes Miles Davis's Freedom Jazz Dance, which he used to play with Merle