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Summer 88

Down Hill from Here is actually summer 89. So there is absolutely NO cd or DVD release for this time period. Ummm... whats up with that?? My first years of collecting tapes was during this year. I remember alot of great shows. I know they don't hold up to old school stuff from the 70's or even fall 89-summer 90. But common. Deserves some kind of release. How bout a Road Trips summer 88??

"Music is the best" - FZ

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Summer '71?

Tongue firmly in cheek here, but how about a compilation of some of the mid-1971 material NOT featured on Dick's Picks 35?

A hypothetical tracklisting:

Disc 1 to feature the Playing>Dark Star>Bird Song sequence from Yale Bowl, the NFA sequence from that show, plus a few other bit & pieces. Disc 2 to be highlights of 8/23/71, including TOO from 8/23/71, plus maybe a bonus disc featuring highlights from 8/6/71 Set 1 and nuggets from the uncirculating show on 8/4/71??

Sound like a good idea...? ;-)

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summer of 88

I was tired of my CDs one recent afternoon and decided to dig through the boxes of tapes in the closet for something 'new' to listen to. By chance, one of the shows I pulled out was SPAC, 6-28-88. Holy Crow! This led me to a rediscovery of the wonderful summer shows of 1988, which I believe are presently only represented by the Downhill From Here DVD (which is great). How about a release from this tour? Jerry was ON, and Bobby was extremely worked up, hell all the fellas were at full throttle. If not 6-28, I'd nominate 7-17 from the Greek.

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Soldier field

The last show, soldier field july '95.
And the 90es shows with ornette coleman as a guest

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Hey Trovahead

Checkout the Vineyard, there is a vine of 9-20-70 that is pretty tasty. Jump in the vine is fine.

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9/20/70

Best acoustic set ever, hands down plus a face melting electric set.
I don't know if there is a copy of this in the vault however. I heard that a better version than what commonly circulates was played on Sirus. Does anyone know if this is true?

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space? cool mountain aire!

For all those lucky ones that were there, if you looked up to the skies during drums, you may have seen a whirling bird hovering deep into space up there. Guess who was looking down at their own show! They were and still are always an extension of their audience. pk

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The Last Show

The last GD show at Soldier Field for pete's sake or something from the summer of 95'

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Cal Expo. The Rain show,

Cal Expo. The Rain show, raining in Sacramento in the summer - never happen's unless there is magic in the air and song's to accompany the crazy finger's. Also Mountain Aire, the show that went into space literally during drum's . How much more magic and syncronicity could you hope for? I guess what I mean is it is a dead staple. Pure magic from the skies, just exactly perfect!

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Rhino

just my opinion also . Rhino can and will do whatever thay want to do . they own the coptrights ,, so ,,..

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