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Box of Rain
Feb. 9, 1973
Roscoe Maples Pavilion - Stanford University
Clear, touching, and emotional.
July 2, 1988
Oxford Plains Speedway
Intricate and emotional
Let It Grow
Dec. 18, 1973
Curtis Hixon Convention Hall
Flawless, vibrant, and has a great jam in middle.
April 3, 1987
Powerful. One of the cleanest versions I have heard.
May 7, 1977
I can't believe that this isn't higher up in the list! The whole song is near-flawless, and the guitar solo (especially 2:35-2:55) is honestly one of the best Jerry moments that I can think of.
Oct. 9, 1976
Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum Stadium
I love the calm and quiet section after the first solo. So excited for what is coming next, but so mellow in the moment!
Friend of the Devil
Oct. 29, 1977
Evans Field House, Northern Illinois University
Jerry's solo is mind-blowing!
Feb. 19, 1982
Golden Hall, Community Concourse
This version deserves a lot more attention! So clean and the solo is great!
Nov. 5, 1977
Community War Memorial Auditorium
The energy by the very end is almost unmatched!
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Playin' In The Band
Scarlet Begonias -> Fire On The Mountain
Eyes Of The World
Little Red Rooster, St. Paul Civic Center, Aug. 6, 1982
Brown Eyed Women, The Palladium, April 29, 1977
Johnny B. Goode, Auditorium Theatre, May 12, 1977
On our own, on ...
Garcia is regal here.
Super solid Loser from ...
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