Grateful Dead

Greek Theatre - June 20, 1987

Greek Theatre

June 20, 1987

Berkeley, CA US

Average: 4.2 (11 votes)


first "Watchtower"

Set List:

Hell in a Bucket
Franklin's Tower
New Minglewood Blues
My Brother Esau
Bird Song

Iko Iko
Looks Like Rain
Gimme Some Lovin'
All Along the Watchtower
The Wheel
The Other One
Wharf Rat
Sugar Magnolia

One More Saturday Night

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Attendees of this show

dubai-escorts-bunnies, Amy from New York, dbdweller, kevinhardy, sanka4u, kmcmullen2264, julex, scoobiedew, nitecat, bluehun, MDB52, rlrs, hockey_john, jimbahan, hoggan300, jamescook, andychatfield, hitmeister, snafu, Phinnegan, Sugarmagkauai, shrinkrap50, blake wood, AlpineValley81, stuart walker, hobartw, ChinaRider77, mgoat, bubu13, Sustainabill, flyinghen, grateful hawaiian, mmtapeop, smarcus, Peisenberg, chyams, Sela, aSid, rustyherb, buckterry, jimpeckham, esau54, AmazonTracy, rodiebluez1, joebroomhead, Kblair, eep-hour, AlaskaDeadHead1, Tahoe_Lempster, JCheskin, alovours13, 4everagratefuldeadhead, MillValleyGirl, W.A.L.S.T.I.B., digitunes, Heynow from The Well, Stella Bleu, ChantalAndGeorge, pat L, kenneb, hbajams, kimdance, tcrider, Iggy, Beamers, sdiggs40, mcrosno, m23, shakedave, twinklyeyes, goodlivin, BurntDawg, Ruttco, okeedeaddave, MagicPEZ, LadyoftheIsland, gr8fldoc, Front Row Jerry Side, chloecat, Susie Q, kdawno, Mick Flaire, deadinmadtown, guitarman93061, tomsned66, vaportrail, hoffmnj, guitarmanbilly, dfong74, jolanjolie, MissReddin, cothrex13, bobby, The_Music_Danced_Me, BarefeetBob, cosmic_skye, rami, brookeok, Jimmy C., gammalyte, Lodgecamp, poghmahone, WaywardBill, quinnever, Upstate NY, HaraldPlays, uncjhn, nextshow, jgminerals, Markdm, Sleepy Monkey, ikoandace, jakestraw, ginsu710, BigDog, songsfrown, NickPannozzo, saint michael, GratefulGary420, romp711, ketch22, jdascout, westking101, jdarr, hamal, Gypsy Cowgirl, goldgreek, ravenward, Darkstar65, AugustWest0809, laura.christine, Skjellyfetti, hippomon, umadeadfan, FrankB777, GreensAndNettles, Violaleeblue, sequoiadean, lisainpotown, jolie, tommygutt, DFBWM, HoseDoggie, bshaky256, jbecan, treesdream, BlondeJim, Michael Sofris, Josef, mary-sunshine, UncleJon, craig maceachern 2 dustyrose, badtpyist, bdpalace, misngfingr, edgeman, crypticalenvelopmint, Walstib, drumzspace72, threesaints2003, JohnDillinger, softmonkey, wharfrat8199, Ouizzzl, taz buddddy, spudvw67bus, granfallooon, robcork, graymatter, Terrapin_Tommy, blewin, Trader X, cutter, juicediva, warnold420, chloegirl, wolff, OtherOne, garrynet, steveaes, Tom Thumb, scamperoni, TheRealFirecat, Staggerlee, aaron, Tony_S, gratefulygroovin, NorthwestMichael, JayLif, tommyfogarty, Columbia, Zomby D Wulf, dalton, bkind-fg2all, johnlo, manacatsunflower, kezardead, NYsteve, rleeb727, themusicarchive, Far-L, bigdavetx, ddodd, UncleWaldo, Hlpslpfrnk, dannyclark1966, DrkStr, garyfish, BlackandWhite.Peter, crazyfingers, cpousen, Zippatron, Ski_Nose, spam, fogzone, AlanHess, bradleyg, the chef, mandala, dreamtime, REK, marye


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Joined: Jun 13 2007

Great day, and the excitement of the first chords of the first Watchtower was amazing! I remember years later a friend talking about the bond among the people who witnessed that.

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Joined: Jun 14 2007
...indeed...that first

...indeed...that first Watchtower! started as a low hum...and as it became clear where we were going the hum got louder and stronger...and then WE WERE OFF on another great ride...

Joined: Sep 29 2007

I've tried to describe it a a psychic growl emanating from the masses...alas, none of them knew what any of this was worth.

Joined: Sep 19 2008
A little rattled

I actually made it in to this show. The previous night was crazy...The cops started arresting people, and freaks up on the hill, started throwing beer bottles at the cops. It nearly became a riot, before the cops backed off.

No camping???? Yeah right...

I drove a van load of friends to Berkley from Sacramento after work Friday, and scored a ticket for myself for Saturday. I don't remember a whole lot of the first set, but Watchtower got my attention.
The boys really lit up the crowd with "The Other One".
No doubt one of my favorite shows from the '80s.


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Greek Theatre - June 20, 1987