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Also DaP6

Well, sort of. Right now, the 2013 bonus disc. I truly do love this mix of Pigpen with the first glimmers of that explosion of incredible songwriting that starts around this time.

May 77 box ordered.

Ain't life grand?

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Dave's Picks, Vol. 6

Just finished the Fox Theater concert, and WOW, what a show!! "Turn on Your Lovelight" > "Not Fade Away" > "Turn on Your Lovelight" might be one of the best 'Dead jams I've heard in...well...EVER! The "Dark Star" > "St. Stephen" > "Mason's Children" jam set is also a booty-shaker; it was all I could do to keep from dancing out of my cubicle! And "And We Bid You Goodnight" was the utmost perfect way to end that show--bring it in slow and steady, rock 'em 'til their socks fall off, then lay them down gently to sleep. Quite possibly the best of Dave's Picks so far!

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Crimson, White and Indigo

I'm maybe halfway through the show from July 7, '89, and it's a pretty solid piece. Started off slowly and a little shaky, but it's certainly picked up steam after the fantastic jam at the end of "Let It Grow." Sadly, I found this show's renditions of "Ramble on Rose" and "Box of Rain" rather weak an uninspired; totally digging the "Scarlet Begonias" > "Fire on the Mountain" jam, though. Perhaps this is some of that '80s inconsistency that many have commented about in the past.

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Cinco de mayo '77

In honor of the forth-coming May '77 box, thought I'd try something a little different. Oh, my. I've been listening only to '69 & '72 and I'm finding this quite odd. But inna good way. Things have slowed down so much it's mind boggling!!!

La esposa and I are going to a new restaurant, Mission Taqueria, featuring a menu loosely based on that of the culinary styles found in the Mission District, S.F. Promises to be riquisimo!

Happy Cinco de mayo!

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Numero 12

5/04/72 Olympia Theatre Paris, France Just finished a screaming Railroad Blues only to repair to The Stranger - this is fine, fine playing - you gotta love it when the guys answer Pig with their Whoa oh, whoa oh's!

Think I'll throw Peggy Lee's "Black Coffee" into the grinder during intermission (5/04/53).

Feliz pre-cinco de mayo!

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Numero 11

5/03/72 Olympia Theatre Paris, France I'm well inot the jam (disc 3) and am lovin' every minute!!! Happy Friday!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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In an Electronic Mood

Moved on from White Town to the likes of Suicide's 'Half Alive' and 'Ghost Riders', Martin Rev's self-titled debut, Sick Cell's 'Motionless' single, and the Raptures debut EP 'Out of the Races and onto the Tracks'. Then my iPod died....

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White Town

'Women in Technology' - I bought this CD for one song, "Your Woman," which was my JAM in the late '90s, but I've grown to appreciate the album as a whole over the years. My iPod played two songs from the album back to back while on shuffle, which made me realize it's been a while since I'd listened to the whole record. And here we are....

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Dick's Picks, Vol. 8

5/02/70 Harpur College, Binghamton, NY Got my Dave's Picks, Vol. 6 today, but I will never forgo Harpur, 5/02/70.
(And the quandry continues tomorrow because '72 resumes - let's see, maybe the sixth?)

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What Are You Listening to RIGHT NOW?--Part The Eleven