Grateful Dead

Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum - May 6, 1981

Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum

May 06, 1981

Uniondale, NY US

Average: 5 (9 votes)


show originally scheduled for 05-07-81 - entire show comprises "Dick's Picks Vol 13" - final/last "Caution Jam": 10-27-79 [138] - last "Spanish Jam": 07-16-76 [343]

Set List:

Alabama Getaway
Greatest Story Ever Told
They Love Each Other
Little Red Rooster
Dire Wolf
Looks Like Rain
Big Railroad Blues
Let it Grow

New Minglewood Blues
High Time
Lost Sailor
Saint of Circumstance
He's Gone
Caution Jam
Spanish Jam
The Other One
Goin' Down the Road Feelin' Bad
Wharf Rat
Good Lovin'

Don't Ease Me In

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Attendees of this show

dubai-escorts-bunnies, johnzias, unsung-hero, Truckin79, KaneKoMia, CaptJ8k, RANGER15, longtallsally, Automaticslim, Jerry Gillespie, BonAirLightnin, payingdues, PeggyO.5.5.1977, Gen, mtoti1962, tolfree1, brezit, KKWDeadHead, Terrapin Dave, madbonger618, terrapinstation dot org, ZephyrGirl, 10-27-79, intrepid, debo, hicksvillebill, jbloomskullandrosen, seltz, PA Quinn The Eskimo, mxl1963, grateful hawaiian, Section306, 7d n me, ripple13, jackjjstraw, greatfulted, uponscrutiny, Dancin Dave, ikonic, zeekbythecreek12345, corrinaandmarin, Mud, swa, AlaskaDeadHead1, foreverahead, Mark Harvey, deadredhead, HelenABucket, DeadHeadDaveMo, Doug Healy, bml140, DCGent, tommcgee1, Danc1n, scotty m, ellis d, Heynow from The Well, nicklas59, aiko4926, rocketdog, powderjunky, Bettinadragonfly, forever-dead, kbad59, CEDFLOM, grtfuld, BurntDawg, coldrain_snow, Monad, matki822, cool colo. rain, JohnnyThunder, Kryptical1Clearwater, J Mully, Shaugn, New York Guy, Basilicone, st.steven, wilbur3134, amdew122, BrockportGary, FreakDaddy, Grat3fulDad, Alzado, aikox2, bobbyb, DinoBam, lamarred664, free2liv64, yuletime, shithead, red feather,, aliceDmillionair, jimi864, gnoodle, Ami, mobay2001, JMY714, Wharfrat1963, BEGGERSPAY, Biciracer, jgminerals, Cosmic.Wimpout, AlanSheckter, captrips, twilaq1, gr8fulg, ginsu710, bronx b.d., BigDog, Jack O-Roses, friskotatt2, dloehr, Zippy, dedhedesq, GR8FLPT, Brownie, dontexist, Ted S, Garypaul, rmarsmedic, Doughboy, klaussmith, Gr8fulIra, HowardH, jackson_straw, croc, kenwnn, logstirl, AugustW., George C. Hartman, Valerie Stevenson, BlondeJim, MonkeysTyping, BluegrassGator, mstaggerlee, bigdancingbear, jzias, mikekjoy, TASS, jerryskid3691, slpatgun, crushedbyadwarf, johntyler, Terry Tolkin, robsegall1956, softmonkey, Big Bad Bill, EnglishtowneAndy, crippledbutfree, Fatman, Brian710, taperdave, Margs, WackaloonQ, deadglo, HDDave, kenco, shugamag, gratefuldoc, ecmitch, Friend of the Devil, bonz713, fotd313, Bookah, Offbeat-Andy, phil, Gr8fulMark, Live Life in Real Time, bribenk, levitonjl, Cloud37, fenario80, bem1163, walstib3, mrngdo, Bobby33914, The Whale, dhhikerct, Kenman, EDupree, Grateful1313, Kenpb, NYLifer, grendel, joeybug69, mcumm1165, Billy Delion, BlackandWhite.Peter, kgbdeadhead, pomo1, snoone, deadhead20, MAXROD, dzemma, Charlie Miller, kuu


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Joined: Jul 9 2007
Bobby Sands

Bob Weir dedicated He's Gone to Bobby Sands. An IRA member who's hunger strike ended in death earlier that day.

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Joined: Jun 4 2007
hidden track

tj crowley

if memory serve me correctly...on dp#13 cd#2 when st. of circustance ends...allow for cd to run 1min45sec's(?) and there's a GREAT scarlet>fire GREAT

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Joined: Jun 4 2007
I wasnt at this show but...

Thanks to Dick and Dave, I am able to listen to one of my most favorite Caution jams EVER.

And yes that Scarlet>Fire filler is killer, however I dont know (or cant remember), where its from.

“The Omnipotent Grateful Dead!”

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Joined: Jul 11 2007
Scarlet -> Fire

I believe the hidden Scarlet -> Fire is from Nassau Col. on 11/1/79. It comes after Saint of Circumstance.

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Joined: Dec 29 2007
Live Free or Die

Serious second set at the live show. Waiting for the bridge to He's Gone while listening to the Fire jam from the DP13 version playing on Sirius. Prisoner of conscience gets peace. End sufferation.

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Joined: Jun 4 2007

I thought alabama > greatest was an excellent beginning. All set 1 selections played well. When they opened with minglewood for set 2 I was a little disappointed with the selection. High time changed that and the second set was a classic. The he's gone>jams sequence was unbelievable and never gets old.

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Joined: Jun 17 2007
Weird show fer sure

1st real strange show for me. I was on the floor and things just got strange. Awesome jams.

Joined: Dec 23 2015
I think the concerts that

I think the concerts that took place in those periods were the best, when we look into the ones we are having these days and if we try to compare these two periods, we will be noting in front those concerts. I missed being born in that period.

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Joined: Oct 20 2010

I attended the Providence show a week later, so I was able to witness a taste of this tour. A great deal has been written about this night and rightly so...
I have heard many versions of GDTRFB and this one is still my favorite. It sums up part of why we followed them to the ends of the Earth. Complete fire. During Jerry's blistering solo, I have visions to this day...


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Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum - May 6, 1981