Grateful Dead

Great Western Forum - December 10, 1989

Great Western Forum

December 10, 1989

Inglewood, CA US

Average: 4.5 (13 votes)


"Sugaree", "Jack Straw", "China Cat" & "I Know You Rider" with Bruce Hornsby on accordion - "C. C. Rider" & "I'm A Man" with Spencer Davis on guitar and vocals & Bruce Hornsby on keyboards - "Woman Smarter" & "Good Lovin" with Bruce Hornsby on piano - Bruce Hornsby also sang a verse of "Good Lovin" - "C. C. Rider" sung as "Easy Rider" with other variations by Spencer Davis - last "C. C. Rider": 04-03-87 [218] - only "I'm A Man" - extended introduction on "Baby Blue"

Set List:

Hell in a Bucket
We Can Run But We Can't Hide
Victim or the Crime
C.C. Rider
I'm a Man

Jack Straw
China Cat Sunflower
I Know You Rider
Man Smart/Woman Smarter
The Wheel
I Need a Miracle
Stella Blue
Good Lovin'

Baby Blue

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Attendees of this show

dubai-escorts-bunnies, bluecrow, Melissaaaaa, duppy, TimLat, chenry, dahainer, mccoy1186, julex, bellablue2270, jersey2sandiego, nitecat, jodisalmonson, raymond2002, timilick1, yilano, rlrs, crazy4golf2003, olddeadhead_NFA, Ror, Smiley53, augie1070, dedhed1963, gerns89, michizzle, ptown phool, MightandGlory13, reidsville, GregWalter, Rickao, chrisr777, mrsmallard, hitmeister, heypebbles, DANNG, Phinnegan, Sugarmagkauai, nealbwhite, puroshaggy, Mr.TheEleven, RayDad, ccrider13,, the_foo, ChinaRider77, southbayrik, nico11377, harris70, bubu13, -Althea-Told-Me-, roxanne marie, Anita, chyams, Joaquin1, eyeswerethere, dunbinded, 4thRowPhilSide, weekendatjerrys, darkstarcrashes, Balloonatic Austinweird, HowldaMoon, louatchick, AlaskaDeadHead1, POLARTOX, bobert951, laura-o, goodoldays, Fr8nkenstein, olin preston grant, shockman, dport, nothing_comes_for_free, Boulder Creek Mama, Sir-Mix-Alot, docmark, ChantalAndGeorge, bearlywood, Moschelle, kirasma, ShivaHo, maschae, Oldneumanntapr, jhorne00, talkingdog, dancingbears95, ttdeadhd, goodlivin, alpine84, superwelz, neilwine, simonster, abbilu, Migo, johnnyhub, dknaturally, Kosher-Pigpen, scottrost, pleaseunme, It Keeps Growing, tjazzbo, buddawolf, FlyinEye, mintyquinty, glriggi, 4fryng, Christo, thehagg01, MissReddin, BarefeetBob, Oranje Machine, jaykuhles, Matthew in Salt Lake, EastBayHead, cosmic_skye, BornXeyed64, red feather, RythmDevil, Tommo, bodie390, sagedog420, turnpro, WaywardBill, BoSoxMatt, quinnever, teachpeace, timnewy, nextshow, John M Rossman, darthvader, Cableguy, Mr.Skjellyfetti, jakestraw, patdog, dreiner2, Duude, saint michael, romp711, Meatyard, pchasmar, deadheadland, phlpsvll, Pha_Q, bjessen, Skjellyfetti, jedibob, doobiesdaddy, anderon007, Bear, ccckc, tommygutt, SoulshineDeadream, cactus420, bshaky256, Valerie Stevenson, Bob_Who, BlondeJim, crazyfingers73, LuckyDice, Vguy72, windidawn, Superbengoshi, grahamalx, badtpyist, kim, misngfingr, Jimmy row, Walstib, bacculus, aquanee, OscrDGrch, Dire Wolff, ALA, softmonkey, Ginsengsully, slicae611, Barbara, KoHoSo, richthephotog, AikoBearzly, granfallooon, KJ7XJ, Jfgr8ful, ibewbro, SCM GD LVR, shineonnme, Terrapin_Tommy, dead4days, ecmitch, iceninedawg, Dar-El, cheapGenius, Bubbiesdad, mksmile, OrygunFreebird, billman, wolff, jimmyrowed, stevgex, Japegirou, farbie, kiote, DeadHdMike, scamperoni, Derek728, thefine, jcmarckx, gratefulygroovin, ifeelitall, peterpollay, jg-in-az, augie, Stephen J, Thorock, Chief, manacatsunflower, PsillyJim, NYsteve, anotherhead, gdtrfb89, gd4me, natas2210, themusicarchive, dennisdster, Skywithflame, bigbossman, rorty, uncleshawnsham, BlackandWhite.Peter, skioa, crazyfingers, thecaptaintrips, cpousen, bradleyg, Johnnycable, deanopper, highgreenchile, OthrOne, Charlie Miller


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Joined: Jun 16 2007

My first show where I saw Bruce onstage with the band...I was hooked and wanted more!! The Spencer Davis visit was a treat and man that howling in Drumz/Space by that woman was so enjoyably trippy... Thanks to the Blue Unicorn ;)

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Joined: Jun 16 2007
it was a blur..

I went back and looked at my shows list and it looks like the killer "howling" segment (from drums) was from the Feb shows....

Joined: May 10 2009

I believe my frined requested LOSER and I was screaming I NEED A MIRACLE

Joined: May 10 2009
Hornsby mike

I remember (thats wierd) Hornsby went to sing Good Lovin with Brent and his Mike was turned everyone in the front row was laugh he sang half a verse before he realized...and 1 of these nights he and Brent made everyone wait a LONG time till they came from backstage to do the oncore...(hmmmm)

Joined: Aug 30 2015
Met three LA Lakers in the elevator the nite before these shows

Flew out to LA to catch a Darkstar but but was not to be but I did catch Spencer Davis singing give me some Lovin which is almost just as good. But I did meet Magic Johnson in the elevator in the hotel across from the LA forum .The night before the shows they were all pretty good I recommend them highly love to all Chrs killer

Joined: Sep 1 2015
Some of the best songs I have

Some of the best songs I have heard so far, that is what suits these songs the best. After listening to these songs one will wonder why we lack such songs or compositions these days. Anyways, thanks for the listing. catalina island hotel

Joined: Jun 22 2007
Blue Unicorns!! Man, those

Blue Unicorns!! Man, those horses got around. Had a fun ride at the Omni (3/28).

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Joined: Jun 14 2007
Blue Unicorn

Blue Unicorn was just about the only acid we could get in high school. Not particularly strong stuff (I knew people that would take 2-3 hits) but it was cheap (a buck a hit) and easy to get. right around the time I graduated some purple microdot came down from berkeley and the guy selling it was telling everyone "you can't take 3 hits of this stuff! half a hit! half a hit!" I remember my friend Andy trying to cut a hit in half with a razor blade and both halves falling on the floor and him on his hands and knees trying to find them ("nobody move!"). And $5 a hit! holy shit that was expensive back then.

Pretty sure these were my first Bruce shows. I missed the Feb forum run so hadn't seen them since Irvine 89. I didn't start traveling for shows until 91 so at this point all my shows were so cal shows.


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Great Western Forum - December 10, 1989