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Today is July 11

On this date in Deadhead history:

- In 1968, the Grateful Dead played the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, CA.

- In 1969, the Grateful Dead played a nice show at Flushing Meadow Park in Queens, NY.

- In 1970, the Grateful Dead played the Fillmore East in New York City, NY.

- In 1981, the Grateful Dead played the Alpine Valley Music Theater in East Troy, WI.

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Today is July 10

On this date in Deadhead history:

- In 1969, the Grateful Dead played Playboy After Dark in New York City.

- In 1970, the Grateful Dead played the Fillmore East in New York City.

- In 1981, the Grateful Dead played the Civic Center in St. Paul, MN. A very strong show with an extremely long second set.

- In 1986, Jerry Garcia falls into a diabetic coma…

- In 1987, the Grateful Dead played JFK Stadium in Philadelphia with Bob Dylan.

- In 1989, the Grateful Dead played Giants Stadium in E. Rutherford, NJ. Major weather foo in and around..tornados and thunderstorms.

- In 1990, the Grateful Dead played Carter-Finley Stadium in Raleigh, NC. It was *damn* hot. They lost power during Promised Land, but picked right up where they left off after it returned.

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FWIW...

...I've never listened to 7-9-95. don't plan to either...

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Childhood's End

It's impossible to rationally discuss 7/9/95. It's also impossible for me to listen to this show all the way through. It's too sloppily played and too emotionally loaded. I do return to the show on this date every year to listen to So Many Roads and Childhood's End. In a way I guess it really did mark my childhood's end (although I opted out of shows the middle of the fall '94).
"River run golden
River run true
Set a course and follow
The star that leads to you..."

http://www.archive.org/details/gd95-07-09.sbd.7233.sbeok.shnf

Yo Soy Boricua!

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Today is July 9.

On this date in Deadhead history:

- In 1966, the Grateful Dead played the Santa Venetia Armory in San Rafael, CA.

- In 1970, the Grateful Dead played the Fillmore East in New York City.

- In 1989, the Grateful Dead played Giants Stadium in E. Rutherford, NJ.

- In 1995, the Grateful Dead played Soldier Field in Chicago. The last Grateful Dead concert of all time. [So Many Roads – So Many Roads]

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riverport saint louis 7-5-95

I believe Dead was saying goodbye. Remarked so that night...unbroken chain (only 2nd time or something, I've read)...He's Gone, This could be the Last Time ad incredible Stella Blue in an otherwise almost soul-less 2nd set. Glad I caught I Pittsburgh show thta sumer...would hate for this one to be my final memory.
Played great songs but really without any fire for the most part.

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Today is July 8

On this date in Deadhead history:

- In 1966, the Grateful Dead played the Santa Venetia Armory in San Rafael, CA.

- In 1969, the Grateful Dead played an early and late show at the Rock Pile in Toronto, Canada.

- In 1970, the Grateful Dead played the Mississippi River Exhibition in Edwardsville, IL.

- In 1978, the Grateful Dead played Red Rocks Amphitheater in Morrison, CO.

- In 1981, the Grateful Dead played the Kiel Auditorium in St. Louis, MO.

- In 1987, the Grateful Dead played the Civic Center in Roanoke, VA. Great Scarlet>Fire

- In 1990, the Grateful Dead played Three Rivers Stadium in Pittsburgh, PA. [View from the Vault I ]

- In 1995, the Grateful Dead played Soldier Field in Chicago, IL.

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Today is July 7

On this date in Deadhead history:

- In 1969, the Grateful Dead played Piedmont Park with the Allman Brothers in Atlanta, Ga. This was a free afternoon concert.

- In 1978, the Grateful Dead played Red Rocks Amphitheater in Morrison, CO.

- In 1981, the Grateful Dead played the Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City, MO.

- In 1984, the Grateful dead played Alpine Valley Music Theater in E. Troy, WI.

- In 1986, the Grateful Dead played RFK Stadium in Washington, DC.

- In 1987, the Grateful Dead played the Civic Center in Roanoke, VA. 'In The Dark' was released on this date.

- In 1989, the Grateful Dead played JFK Stadium in Philadelphia, PA. This is the last JFK show. About the only things still going on at JFK Stadium were Army-Navy games and Grateful Dead concerts. The building was almost condemned before the show, but the City let the Dead play one more. Then they had their way and tore this whole building down.

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Today is July 6.

On this date in Deadhead history:

- In 1984, the Grateful Dead played Alpine Valley Music Center in E. Troy, WI.

- In 1986, the Grateful Dead played RFK Stadium in Washington, DC. Hot! No, not the band...

- In 1987, the Grateful Dead played the Civic Arena in Pittsburgh, PA. The Neville Brothers sat in on Iko>Day-O>Women Are Smarter and Heaven's Door.

- In 1990, the Grateful Dead played Cardinal Stadium in Louisville, KY. [View from the Vault I]

- In 1995, the Grateful Dead played the Riverport Amphitheater in Maryland Heights, MO. The Summer of Death tour wasn't over yet. Several people were injured the night before at a campground. A thunderstorm sent everyone scurrying for cover. Too many people crowded onto an elevated deck and it collapsed.

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Today is July 5.

On this date in Deadhead history:

- In 1969, the Grateful Dead played the Electric Theater in Chicago, IL.

- In 1978, the Grateful Dead played the Civic Center in Omaha, NE.

- In 1981, the Grateful Dead played the Zoo Amphitheater in Oklahoma CIty, OK.

- In 1995, the Grateful Dead played the Riverport Amphitheater in Maryland Heights, MO. Final Eyes of the World, I think. Those in the lot were handed flyers from the band concerning their behavior at Deer Creek.

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