• Dillon Stadium - July 16, 1972
    first "Half Step"

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  • Promised Land
    Cold Rain and Snow
    Black Throated Wind
    Sugaree
    Playing in the Band
    Tennessee Jed
    Jack Straw
    Deal
    Mexicali Blues
    Stella Blue
    Cumberland Blues
    Me and My Uncle
    Mississippi Half-Step
    Sing Me Back Home

    Ramble On Rose
    Truckin'
    drums
    The Other One
    He's Gone
    The Other One
    Looks Like Rain
    Sugar Magnolia
    Not Fade Away
    Goin' Down the Road Feeling Bad
    Hey Bo Diddley

    Johnny B. Goode

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first "Half Step"
setlist
Promised Land
Cold Rain and Snow
Black Throated Wind
Sugaree
Playing in the Band
Tennessee Jed
Jack Straw
Deal
Mexicali Blues
Stella Blue
Cumberland Blues
Me and My Uncle
Mississippi Half-Step
Sing Me Back Home

Ramble On Rose
Truckin'
drums
The Other One
He's Gone
The Other One
Looks Like Rain
Sugar Magnolia
Not Fade Away
Goin' Down the Road Feeling Bad
Hey Bo Diddley

Johnny B. Goode
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This was my first Dead show. After 4 hours under a stifling sun, I remember several members of the Allman Brothers joining the Dead in a fabulous jam that began about 6 p.m. I was hooked for life. Has this show ever been put on a CD? It sure would mean a lot to me to have it.
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PTRS Hot day getting wet at a garden hose in between sets when black limo pulled in Greg Allman and Dickie got out with two beautiful Georgia Peaches.The jam that day was good Betts playing slide on Sugar Magnolia but a few days later the boys jamed with the Allmans at Galic Park and did Mountain Jam Thats a tape to find!!!
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Was also my first show. Also saw Allmans two days later in Galic Park....seeing the dead crawl down a dirt path up the hill to the back of the stage.How could you not be hooked for life?I thought, WOW, every show either the Dead or the Allman brothers show up. Was also my first and only time seeing Berry play bass.
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This was also my first Dead show. I went not knowing much about the Dead, but that all changed after this show.What I remember most is the Dead played on and on...I couldn't believe the show went on as long as it did. When memebers of The Allman's came out at the end this was truly amazing.... Pizza on Earth, Good Will to All! http://pizzatherapy.com http://bimwah.net/blog http://hawaiisecret.com
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Being a huge fan of both bands, I could not resist this show. I now have all oft heir collaborations on tape or disc. I love the transition into Hey Bo Diddley. This seems totally improvised as Bob starts singing Not Fade again and then Jerry takes over the lyrics to Hey Bo Diddley. Berry Oakley is quite impressive as a Philler bassist. My favorite collaboration is still Jerryv and Billy sitting in with the Allmans at the Allman Brothers Cow Palace New Years 1973 show. Highly recommended!!!
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This was also my first show but certainly not the last!!! Things I think I remember (or was it the acid??) I remember it being really hot and there was lots of watermelon in the crowd where we were sitting, a sprinkle of rain during looks like rain, Allman Bros jamming, a beautiful sunset at the end of the concert. It was a memorable day!Nancy (I used to make Spectrum Batiks)
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I remember seeing a bus pull into the stadium that had "Sky Dog Band" written on the side. So after the Dead played they did a third set with the Allman Brothers. I hitchhiked to the show from Baldwin,Long Island, and was picked up by Deadheads. Made the show with time to spare. Got a ride all the way home too.
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My friends and I drove up to Hartford from NYC for this show. It was indeed very hot that day and if I remember correctly, the band took 4 intermissions rather than the usual 1. This was a marathon show and ended just before sundown. I remember passing out from heat stroke and dehydration and crawled into the men's room where they were having a water fight. What a relief and I was revived! The end of the show was spectacular with the Allman's backing Bobby and the band in an incredible Johnny B. Goode. Afterwards we drove directly to Staten Island and we attended the late show at the Stanley Theatre for Procol Harem. All in all it was the greatest day of music of all time! Oh, to be 18 again.turtleman
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i went with a bunch of wild friends from windsor ~~ all crazy and half dead or missing by now. my date brought another date. she and i are still close friends but he's outta the picture, married to some nut case who is worried about him talking to either of us! the music was just too much -- too good too wild -- i even remember exactly what i wore down to the earrings! the water was welcome as we all burned up. there was electric cool-ade -- my favorite. i wasn't even sure it was the allman bros by the time i looked up from the front row to see them there. were they in my head? what a great day. i went on to see some giant number of shows ~~ never counted; i guess more than 150- fewer than 200. my life was punctuated by the tours and i loved it. i love & miss that old JG. hope to see him again sometime. one question: was Pig there? i think he may have been but i am not positive. Grateful Mercy raised by wolves "if i can't dance, it's not MY revolution" Emma Goldman
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only 2 years old at the time, but the start of a long, and great, tradition. sure wish I had photos.
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Me and the steleto boys all got togeather for this incredible extravaganza koolaid started pooring hells angels asked us to take off our jackets they were burned quickly we had no clue !then the fun startedhot hot everthing riots were going on in hartford but you would never know it the wall of sound was wiggling all over the place jerry was in fine form allman bros. joined the maylay incredable sparks started flying ludes were distributed during oncor otherwise i dont beleve we would have ever landed begining of a wonderful long strange trip
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U.S. debut of "He's Gone". We named it "Duane's Song" after hearing the chorus and then having the Allman's come out and play. We thought it was a tribute to Duane! "Nine mile skid... he's gone," etc. Called it that for years after we knew better. Funny how that happens.
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15-years-old, in a crowd of friends with my bewildered girlfriend in tow. Blistering sun, young women taking off their tops, exhausted hipsters with heads wrapped in wet towels. Some iconic moments: a spacy Other One, and endless Casey Jones, and of course the Allman Brothers jumping the stage. But even then, I could tell something wasn't quite right. The absence of Pigpen was huge, and the finale seemed more like repertory than psychedelic exploration. They were still the Dead, and well worth camping out overnight for, but there were some definite chinks in the armor.
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Home of the Bulkley H.S. Bulldogs and the Hartford Knghts in football. Babe Ruth,Lou Gerhig,Warren Sphann and the Savitt Gems in baseball. I saw the Rolling Stones, McCoys and Beau Brummels there in '66. What a hot day it was for this show near the banks of the Connecticut River. Back then you could bring in coolers and the ten of us carried in six huge ones. Fruit,fluids,sandwiches and thank God for lots of ice. We were ready for the day. I think the show was supposed to start at about 2:00 but the Dead came on real early.I was a little bummed that Pig wasn't there but the band was as hot as the day.Took their time and played til sundown. Cars were pulling over on Interstate 91 South just to watch and listen. After Sugar Magnolia out comes Dickie Betts,Berry Oakley and Jaimoe for NFA,GDTRFB,Hey Bo Diddley and Johnny B. Goode. If your mind hadn't been melted yet by the heat then it was finished off by the music. What an unbelievable end to a blistering Sunday!! When Jerry and Phil get pushed LOOK OUT!!
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    Direwolf33
    3 years 6 months ago
    Dillon Stadium
    Home of the Bulkley H.S. Bulldogs and the Hartford Knghts in football. Babe Ruth,Lou Gerhig,Warren Sphann and the Savitt Gems in baseball. I saw the Rolling Stones, McCoys and Beau Brummels there in '66. What a hot day it was for this show near the banks of the Connecticut River. Back then you could bring in coolers and the ten of us carried in six huge ones. Fruit,fluids,sandwiches and thank God for lots of ice. We were ready for the day. I think the show was supposed to start at about 2:00 but the Dead came on real early.I was a little bummed that Pig wasn't there but the band was as hot as the day.Took their time and played til sundown. Cars were pulling over on Interstate 91 South just to watch and listen. After Sugar Magnolia out comes Dickie Betts,Berry Oakley and Jaimoe for NFA,GDTRFB,Hey Bo Diddley and Johnny B. Goode. If your mind hadn't been melted yet by the heat then it was finished off by the music. What an unbelievable end to a blistering Sunday!! When Jerry and Phil get pushed LOOK OUT!!
  • iGrateful
    6 years 3 months ago
    Sounds like one to remember
    Anyone goy a copy of this show?? iGrateful
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    Cat Advocate
    7 years 3 months ago
    Long hot summer days . . .
    15-years-old, in a crowd of friends with my bewildered girlfriend in tow. Blistering sun, young women taking off their tops, exhausted hipsters with heads wrapped in wet towels. Some iconic moments: a spacy Other One, and endless Casey Jones, and of course the Allman Brothers jumping the stage. But even then, I could tell something wasn't quite right. The absence of Pigpen was huge, and the finale seemed more like repertory than psychedelic exploration. They were still the Dead, and well worth camping out overnight for, but there were some definite chinks in the armor.