Grateful Dead

Hartford Civic Center - May 10, 1980

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Hartford Civic Center

May 10, 1980

Hartford, CT US

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Notes:

last "Comes A Time": 02-09-79 [71]

Set List:

Minglewood
Peggy-O
Mexicali
El Paso
Althea
Passenger
Far From Me
Sailor> Saint
Deal

China Cat
I Know You Rider
Stranger
Comes A Time
Estimated
He's Gone
Uncle John
Drumz
NFA
Sugar Magnolia

Alabama
Saturday Night

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Attendees of this show

aikomark, Soc, Ras Kafka, dupree194, chefano007, producerchuck, Frankie In atlanta, orson, Mike T., Jerry Gillespie, kennethstaber, payingdues, Frost82, garylorusso, lfabrizio, flipahead, the dude 58, forever-dead, joetroy, detroitligtn, eelbones, M.Laurentus, Mklkly313, douger, obron, ChicoNH, hitmeister, Mind Bender, Farrel, jonbaker, nedchomer, ZephyrGirl, intrepid, vaughr, ChinaRider77, boomerangy, debo, chrisb113, deadless, ranger1324, droppeddminer, Eyesbeyond, greatfulted, atomheart, Jerrysgirl, napadeadhead, Dallasxz, martiniolive, drc456, billj79, scotts, DeepSpace, Mud, swa, poorPeter, KevinShanks, rcs616, Mark Harvey, deadredhead, cozchaz09, La Gloria, tommcgee1, Guardian, TUNAMANN, Cosmic_Harley, dardeedar, nicklas59, drjass57, rocketdog, powderjunky, SNUMON, fomapwingo43@comcast.net, grtfuld, flach77, thelipperr, martinem18, Fulcanelli, Estamated Paully, serenegreen, J Mully, gratefulbehr, uconnjhd, clutch_cargo, jim d, Sugar Magnolia, rjd55, FreakDaddy, raycharon, bonesguitar, free idea, bobby, notdeadyet81365, aikox2, Grayteful Will, skunjelefeti, lamarred664, markovitch, DeadPhotog, philmaywalt, dylanman61, shwack, stellablew, Stephen Lawler, Jimmy C., radioflyer, aliceDmillionair, Underthevolcano, gnoodle, Aceetobee42, Ami, Carl Adams, mobay2001, festival0122, Wharfrat1963, ChicoNYC, bobalou, BEGGERSPAY, jgminerals, mganter, Cosmic.Wimpout, melonhead, Nikolai, twilaq1, vw_deadhead, skskck911, friskotatt2, bigbob, mjmontana, danc, HONDO, jonb, drkeith, avalondeadman, cosmicdave, birdiewasthere, rebel61aka goin2hlnabuckt, jsm1224, tpiader, MIKIO_56, AndieIsAlthea, grapefuldave, markchange, Doughboy, unyun, klaussmith, eddpao, GratefulGigi, Gr8fulIra, Mayor of Bay Terrace, sequoiadean, HowardH, br1analb1n, KingLono, croc, logstirl, tommygutt, harp13, stove46, phoenixburke, bigdancingbear, ozsweet, mary-sunshine, JReve, jzias, craig maceachern 2 dustyrose, hbob1995, fishnow, TASS, boffo the chimp, Bssgrl, other3, raindep, Terry Tolkin, Debdeadhead, softmonkey, gr8flsquid, chef, Fatman, Bob Minkin, direwolf02, micgram1999, Margs, SteveinFukuyama, kenco, gratefuldoc, kjackstraw, Mr. C, Des, hesgone, twst0fate, BTW, gig1029, dogratty, Cosmic Chas, fotd313, whitewolf, joscar, Live Life in Real Time, levitonjl, Cloud37, djgold14, Jackie, tony23d, DeadHdMike, paulspon, fenario80, wharf rat, zach, Queer Deadhead, grtfullife, Tony_S, Hawilo, The Whale, dhhikerct, cryptical1, risingtide, jaycap, EDupree, jdwilgus, NormDPloom, Shoe419, Far-L, NYLifer, eyes 88, joeybug69, taperchuck, BlackandWhite.Peter, Post N. Steiner, rodger allinson, gratefuldad1960, kuu, aud

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Spring of 1980

seeing some shows prior to this one during the spring of 80 I had missed uncle johns. as the second set went on I thought I would have to wait again but.....this show is one my favorites

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First Show... and many more to come....

I was a college kid at UConn, just a freshman, studying Pharmacy!
I can't remember how or why I had a ticket to this show?!, I was more of a Allman Bros., Marshall Tucker fan at the time.
I picked up a hitchhiker (which was commonplace at the time) as he looked like he was headed for the show. He dosed me with mescaline which was a very kind deed!
I had no expectations, or pre-conceived notions... Go To Heaven had just been released and I liked the songs.
The scene was very strange as I recall, and my head was in a place it had never been (first trip as well!)
I loved every minute of the show and was totally struck by Garcia who was the opposite of a rock star... a hefty man in a black shirt, a scruffy beard, who didn't interact with the crowd... well not verbally. But his guitar was sweet and kind!

The next morning I had a BioChem final at UConn... which was a total joke... I was still in trip mode, and the test questions just didn't make sense!!

I did make it through pharmacy school, passed my boards and all is good! I saw Garcia about 50 more times along the way.
I will be at Dear Jerry at Merriweather in two weeks... almost 35 years later to the date!

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Hartford Civic Center - May 10, 1980