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All New Minglewood Blues
Sept. 3, 1977
Raceway Park

Englishtown, NJ


Pretty Peggy O
April 16, 1978
Huntington Civic Center

Great one but not even close to Englishtown. None of them are. There shouldn’t even be another one on the list. Sorry folks.
To Lay Me Down
July 29, 1974
Capitol Center

This show somehow gets lost in the hype of a lot of other 74 shows. Best TLMD. Haunting Keithboards, nice thumping Phil, great blockbuster (if you're into fireworks), sweet solo. Also, by far, the best WRS. The Let It Grow smokes all others. Period.
Morning Dew
May 8, 1977
Barton Hall - Cornell University

I'll never get it. And I've listened countless times to see what I'm missing. It's a really good one. Long yes. Jerry scrambles lots of eggs or fans if you prefer. The Keith piano before "I guess it doesn't matter" at the end is the best part of it. 4/27/77 smokes it with half the eggs and 9/2/80 does, too in a fraction of the time. And I NEVER EVER use post-Keith as best-ofs. I switch between the two of them.
All New Minglewood Blues
Sept. 3, 1977
Raceway Park

Thank you. That makes sense. Apparently I'm not alone. I see a bunch of pre-80s selections on here. Lol I never paid much attention to that distinction. All New, New, New, blah blah. It's Minglewood and still the best of any incarnation. IMHO. Lol
Sept. 3, 1977
Raceway Park

Like I say about almost everything else from this show. #1s. This one just rips.