Events Center - December 9, 1981
December 09, 1981
Set List:Cold Rain and Snow
Friend of the Devil
Little Red Rooster
Looks Like Rain
China Cat Sunflower
I Know You Rider
Fire on the Mountain
The Other One
Around and Around
Attendees of this show
Chuck Gannon, subdog, ccklone, longtallsally, Mountaingirl02, kennethstaber, GripWeed, StrangerInkDesigns, brtallent, quick68, parkero, rmillar, PeggyO65, Dancin Dave, folsom9372, dedhedlibertarian, DIreCoyote, bejosh, jimbro57, dbean, KarmicEQ, Sleepingdragon777, Ungnome, novakm1, Brownie, West.August, dgsegal, Rum Jungle, Quicksilver, slidebrain, stranger.ink.designs, direlupus, Cindyfromdenver, kelly Bowie, raferm, hedarobi5, slipknot, grt4dead, fishman, buscameby, warnold420, moforme, Tony_S, gcs, Hlpslpfrnk, myeviltwin, marlo, Doug, Sully
This show was a surprise. It was announced only a couple of weeks before it happened. Best of all, it was in Boulder, a short walk from my house. No driving, no standing in line, no hassles at all. It was a real party. My friend Crazy Carl, aka Zippy, was also in town, most likely on tour (Zippy saw nearly 600 shows before he became a guest of Uncle Sam for 18 months -- during which Jerry passed away). Again, the band was ripping (good Boulder blow?), and put on a ferocious show. Loved the Cold Rain and Snow opener. Even loved the stoned trainwreck in the middle of Jack Straw. Bob especially seemed to be having a great time. Walking back to the house later we all kept on shouting HA! into the night. It was cold as hell, but we were toasty with pleasure.
One of my all time favorite shows. I was surprised to see Candyman/Cassidy released on the "30 days of November". Any idea where I can get the rest of the show? All I have is a crappy bootleg tape from long ago. I think it is the best China/Rider I've ever heard.
Listening to this smoker on gdradio.net and fanning the flames of this heater
This was my 1st show on my 13th birthday would love to get some sort of visual reminder any help would be gratefully appreciated~ Love & Light... NAMASTE~
Wish I was ONE of you that experienced that in person... Although for a moment just then I may have been.
This show was officially issued as "Dave's Picks, Volume 20" on November 1, 2016. A limited edition of 16,500 copies. (GDP/Rhino R2-552292) Recorded to reel-to-reel from the soundboard with audience recorded patches. A very good pick.
It, like all the other limited edition Dave's Picks sold out by the release date of 11/1/16.
Gave Dave's 20 a listen this morning. I love the show, warts, splices and all. The Tiger sounds so phat and chunky. Bird Song and China/Rider have depth and substance. The Other One has beautiful exploratory portions that shine. Had I been at this show I would have been celebrating the joy and fellowship of the occasion. As it was I returned to seeing the Dead after a four absence three nights later in San Mateo. By the new years run of December 1981 I was back on track and rolling with the thunder.