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Hard to Handle...DP 35 + 12

DP 35, disc 1

Hard to Handle cooks...Phil throws down some amazing lines behind PigPen (and a smokin' Cumberland follows)...

and check out Medley on DP 12

as Frank Zappa said, Trust me, you'll love it...

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All Time Dark Stars

Heres my short list:
2/27/69 Fillmore West The definitive version
4/8/72 Wembly Empire Pool Amazing!!
8/27/72 Veneta Or. Scary & sublime
9/19/70 Fillmore East Best "Feelin' Groovy" Jam
11/8/70 Capitol Theatre Port Chester NY Into Main Ten>Dancin' The Deads finest hour
9/24/72 Goes into some sort of demented hoe-down & China/Rider
2/13/70 Fillmore East Another definitive version
11/11/73 Winterland Long, strange & definatley a trip
12/6/73 Cleveland Convention Center In tune with the cosmos

REK
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Dark Star. Go directly to

Dark Star. Go directly to 2-28-69.

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re that Brent moment

Great minds must be thinking alike, because this just got posted to the Archives:

http://www.dead.net/archives/1990/photos/brent-his-daughter-jessica-shor...

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All Time Favorites

For starters:

Lazy Lightnin'>Supplication 5/15/80 (Go To Nassau) - amazing!!!

Playing In the Band 10/19/73 (DP19) - Drops into deep space so quickly - no filler- perfect.

It Must have Been the Roses - 4/24/78 (Tapers Section) - great pick Dave

Loser - 3/24/90 (Tapers Section) - I was lucky enough to be there.

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not sure it's technically the best version ever...

but Brent singing "I Will Take You Home" to his little girl at the Shoreline Father's Day show was a moment I don't think anybody there is likely to forget.

Dang, I miss Brent too.

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Favorite Blow Away (2

Favorite Blow Away (2 actually): Riverfront Coliseum 4/89 - dude got caught up in the moment during the Brent rap and got on stage, had to be escorted off. 10/26/89 - right after Estimated and right before Dark Star, weird placement and an over the top version
Favorite Estimated (2 again): the aforementioned 10/26/89 - some spacey jamming before they open set 2 with it. 9/2/80 - a spiraling solo from Jer that I wish would never end.
Favorite Bertha: 12/31/87 - the band comes out firing, great solo

"Got a few wrinkles but that's OK, hang out in the breeze and they'll blow away"

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Many and Often

There are so many
and they change so often
I am always finding a version of "x" song I love more than another.
And there is the "live vs version"
However
Shakedown - 3.30.87
Ripple - 9.3.88
come immedately to mind.

Rats, gotta get back to the mine............

Cheers!
JG
“The Omnipotent Grateful Dead!” - unknown

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Here is 2 quick ones.....

Dark Star-12-6-73
Easy Wind-12-31-70

Dead to the Core

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Go listen to

The Wheel from The Fox in Atlanta. 11-30-80 Can't be topped. You must listen to the space into it.

Dougles

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