Grateful Dead

Henry J. Kaiser Convention Center - December 31, 1986

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Henry J. Kaiser Convention Center

December 31, 1986

Oakland, CA US

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Notes:

Bill Graham flies in dressed as an eagle - FM broadcast KFOG-San Francisco - David Crosby, then The Neville Brothers opened

Set List:

Jack Straw
Sugaree
Me and My Uncle
Mexicali Blues
Candyman
Desolation Row
U.S. Blues

Touch of Grey
Let it Grow
Black Muddy River
Samson and Delilah
Terrapin Station
drums
Wharf Rat
Goin' Down the Road Feelin' Bad
Turn on Your Love Light

Gimme Some Lovin'
When Push Comes to Shove
Box of Rain
Midnight Hour
Brokedown Palace

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Attendees of this show

nitecat, Jules N Binokulas, lafingh2o, Dealin' Dave, payingdues, rymo, peetstr50, healingbear, hockey_john, jonney, cbNEAL, dhamrenjr, docjbf, stuart walker, jojomosgo, NJDEAD40, snafu, Phinnegan, Calif Bill, Sugarmagkauai, shrinkrap50, blake wood, AlpineValley81, Llollo, caseman0007, shannonsapitbull, revelation bus, seltz, bubu13, Sustainabill, flyinghen, grateful hawaiian, 123IBT, smarcus, Peisenberg, lotsofgreensmiles, Sela, jz, aSid, CherylB, greeksam78, rustyherb, Doctorpat, picc, eltortugatranquilo, zeekbythecreek12345, chicosez, rodiebluez1, eep-hour, sweetangel91369, redcoatblues, AlaskaDeadHead1, midiman007, foreverahead, Flickster, earthballeric, alovours13, 10.000Mic_Johnson, 4everagratefuldeadhead, CrazyJane, weatherbill7, digitunes, Heynow from The Well, ChantalAndGeorge, pat L, hbajams, kimdance, Iggy, whipple, ShivaHo, Jerry Mountain, sdiggs40, mcrosno, Chiefchip, BurntDawg, pairdoc, cool colo. rain, neilwine, abbilu, MagicPEZ, LadyoftheIsland, ladnarc, jsomoza, spaceyoface, smithmm, chloecat, Susie Q, Mick Flaire, guitarman93061, tomsned66, mary meet, hoffmnj, guitarmanbilly, Missi Lynn, subhunter7, Uncle Mikey, jolanjolie, MissReddin, BarefeetBob, DinoBam, ffej55, wsp420, skunjelefeti, lamarred664, refsta, Tom Mittemeyer, rami, beandog22, cub, Jimmy C., gammalyte, hippiedino, Rainbowjohn, poghmahone, WaywardBill, Brother Esau, Upstate NY, scarletfire16, whitebird, Bettylou, Paul from North Dakota, Brophy, BabylonDon, scarletb, tahoedead, CameronB, thndrbill, BertRei, SF_328, osborne fitzgerald mcclintic, padrig, ginsu710, BigDog, NickPannozzo, saint michael, GratefulGary420, ketch22, dedhedesq, pchasmar, Tydyed, 9785, hamal, hehehekramar, goldgreek, picnic, Skjellyfetti, jz323, Tuna, FrankB777, GreensAndNettles, Violaleeblue, eddpao, jolie, caffmcjimmrey, Rum Jungle, jackstrw, frankh1959, tommygutt, DFBWM, weird72, Valerie Stevenson, treesdream, BlondeJim, Michael Sofris, bsea41, Josef, mary-sunshine, craig maceachern 2 dustyrose, badtpyist, mcow1, bdpalace, misngfingr, spacecowboy, bilee, King Bee, jblotter, Walstib, Kima, beeesr, JohnDillinger, Harpersedg, wharfrat8199, Strider 88, Ouizzzl, LaffsAho, rlrs, drkstrcrashes, legionmary, granfallooon, robcork, kenco, That Treb Guy, Terrapin_Tommy, dead4days, papajohnny, evbaby, Fillmore Midwest, Wino, Trader X, buscameby, bshawlang, cutter, juicediva, kentmitchell1961, wolff, garrynet, wjbthe3, levitonjl, misujry, deadheadead, steveaes, Tom Thumb, Staggerlee, cthone, aaron, Tony_S, gratefulygroovin, NorthwestMichael, JayLif, direwolf23, riggamortis, drchampagne, Columbia, paisley, Chief, colin parsons, kezardead, NYsteve, rleeb727, TomCat, Far-L, fenario, UncleWaldo, Hlpslpfrnk, dannyclark1966, DrkStr, garyfish, Jackaroses, crazyfingers, cpousen, Zippatron, Ski_Nose, Greg MQ, spam, fogzone, Teedawg, bradleyg, the chef, mandala, Gravy, Post N. Steiner, dreamtime, 2pigpen, stevetall, tn2nadoes, marye

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My first New Year's Eve, and

My first New Year's Eve, and still one of the most memorable, most hilarious time I ever had. Bill Graham looked as surprized as everybody else when they started hauling him across the ceiling to the stage. Jesus, that acid was amazing, though I was a tad freaked out by the end of the first set. Recovered during intermission, then laughed the rest of the night. Whew! Still gets the hairs on the back of my neck standing up!

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Sugaree

Listening now, courtesy of www.radioio.com and the Dead channel, and this Sugaree rocks. Lots of Brent!! Is the rest of the show this good?

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Lots of emotion

The joy that started on Dec. 15 continued through the end of the year. If you were there, or if you've heard the tape, you'll recall how fun it was to hear "U.S. Blues" at the end of set I. We were very close, 3rd or 4th row...I vividly remember Jerry's voice trembling with so much emotion when he sang the line "Give me five, I'm still alive."

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David Crosby

I attended this whole run- 4 shows in all, and my only west coast shows. It's all now a blur, and I only have two sets (1st night's first set which is great, and the following night's second set w/the Scarlet-Fire). I remember thinking," I had no idea San Francisco was this friggin' cold." It was cold and damp every day...Finally, I distinctly recall a point in the David Crosby solo acoustic set when, in between songs, Crosby went on this long anti-drug rant...Seriously...he went on and on...I think this sort of 'community service' was tied to his probation from getting busted the upteenth time for coke...This whole run is lively, but I still think that 12/15/86 is the show to listen to from this period (that Touch and Candyman are mindblowing). Peace...ps: Phil started this whole run off by saying," Oh, so you want to polka." and then they went into a sweet Playin'- jam- Bertha...

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camping at the kaiser

remember how they tried to stop it but gave up, what a trippy tent city

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new year 86 at henry j.kaiser

Thanks for your memory, i now remember Phil saying That... And David , and the Neville Brothers! Wow. this was my first of two years with the balloon crew, a most fun job working for this Family.

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Love For ALL

I LOVE You So Very Much, all these memories of feelings and the Love and Music and You Are The Very Best and I got to be here too, Can't wait for the next Family Picnic, FURTHUR... I have a bunch of hugs to share, for i need hugged by someone really strong too, that knows what their doing... ALL YOU!!! ALL LOVE

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camping at the kaiser...

We would be there for a week, the Dead played so many shows there... it was Heaven!

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Henry J. Kaiser Convention Center - December 31, 1986