Grateful Dead

Huntington Civic Center - April 16, 1978

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Huntington Civic Center

April 16, 1978

Huntington, WV US

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Average: 4.5 (6 votes)

Set List:

Jack Straw
Dire Wolf
Cassidy
Peggy-O
Mexicali Blues
Mama Tried
They Love Each Other
New Minglewood Blues
Scarlet Begonias
Fire on the Mountain

Samson and Delilah
Ship of Fools
Estimated Prophet
Eyes of the World
drums
Iko Iko
Sugar Magnolia

U.S. Blues

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A pleasant surprise

While looking to round out my collection of shows from '78 I came across this and figured why not. Having heard nothing about it I was not expecting a whole lot. By the time "Peggy-O" was done I was in awe of how amazing this show turned out to be. A massively under rated show.
"...the powerful plays goes on, and you may contribute a verse"
-Walt Whitman-

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third row seats and ten foot

third row seats and ten foot high signs saying no smoking or drinking. so we smoked and drank and got busted!

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Hurst, TX 76053
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Joined: Jun 7 2007
Damn near a perfect show

Short but very sweet.

Gets my vote for best Iko Iko.

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Hurst, TX 76053
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Oh Yeah

This show also contains one of my favorite Jerry line flubs. In Scarlet he clearly sings:
"She had rings on her fingers and shoes on her toes."

I love it, heee heee.

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Chillicothe, OH
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39° 20' 14.2512" N, 82° 59' 22.2108" W
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My first Dead show...and I

My first Dead show...and I didn't get it...it''s a shame because it's a great one..I was too into Styx and Kansas at the the time....I didn't get the Dead till '82 or so.......I'm glad I can say I was there though...

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OR 97477
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44° 3' 35.6832" N, 123° 1' 4.566" W
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16 April 1978

Totally under-rated show. Should be considered a "classic." J.G.'s vocals & lead work are exceptional. Feels like the band knew/felt J.G. was "on it" this gig and just gave him space to fly. Personal fave tunes: 'Peggy-O' (sublime vocals)/Minglewood/Scarlet-Fire/Ship of Fools (sublime vocals). There are moments which bring tears to your eyes from ecstatic appreciation. Prime candidate for a 'Dick's Picks'. Peace, y'all......

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Huntington Civic Center - April 16, 1978