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"Playing In The Band>China Doll"
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One song from 1971 that was one of the Grateful Dead's most-played songs, and one song from 1973 that was rare after 1974, and always great when it appeared steadily but infrequently until 1994
day14_upwocwltxwtcfuk_playing_in.mp3
Eugene, OR, Silva Hall - Hult Center for the Performing Arts
"Playing In The Band" was one of the many new songs that debuted in February 1971, and was part of Grateful Dead setlists often until 1995. "China Doll" was one of the many new songs that debuted 2/9/73 at Stanford, and after 1974 it appeared occasionally and was always a great surprise when they played it
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  • petervsenior59…
    7 months 1 week ago
    Another repeat?????

    Great sequence but this one included in 2021, seems to be the year of repeats....

  • moribundjt
    7 months 1 week ago
    peterv

    While there was a Peggy-O offering in 2021, it didn't include NMB nor was NMB played during at the Peggy-O 2021 show.
    *Apologies if you meant the PITB>CD, which would then make your statement 100% correct. The comments are hard to filter sometimes of which selection/day they're referring to.

  • hornsby
    7 months 1 week ago
    sometimes

    sometimes to be sure the end of the track makes it easier.
    liking these last minute picks. cause in 30 minutes i can do it again.

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One song from 1971 that was one of the Grateful Dead's most-played songs, and one song from 1973 that was rare after 1974, and always great when it appeared steadily but infrequently until 1994
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day14_upwocwltxwtcfuk_playing_in.mp3
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"Playing In The Band>China Doll"

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For whatever reason, I was thinking this would be an easy search. These two are paired together way more than I anticipated. Good luck everyone!

Edit: Outsmarted myself here. Usually I listen first, then look to the databases. Left my AirPods in the car last night and did it bass-ackwards today, and ended up with about twice as many options as I should have. DOH!

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every morning in November is like Christmas morning here! I love it!
these daunting searches take me to some weird and wild places, but at least I'm enjoying the ride.
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The keys are (often) in the BV's.

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sometimes you get lucky , thought it was a certain year, looked at times , & picked it out on first try, now I need luck on getting picked for a prize

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Was a frequent combo in this era when I saw it a lot ... time for the show!

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Agreed we've had this one before, in 2021. But for 2022 I'm seeing a Playin>Crazy Fingers from a different year.

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Feels like I've been here before. Maybe I should've taken Basket Weaving 101 in college.

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to New York today, I'll have to pass. Have fun y'all.

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I hope I'm not giving too much away here but I almost put the wrong date because they played the same venue not too far apart and a lot of overlap with the setlists too! Just thought it was interesting.

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One of my fav shows they played this, Rich '84, but this ain't it, but this one is great, too.......

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I missed this the first time around.

I was hearing some different stuff in the downloaded version than in the one I was listening to on relisten, but I finally figured it out. Thankfully the possibilities were not endless.

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Great tripping thru today’s jammin tunes. Thanks, Dave! But shakin' these old bones? Tell me what you done it for. I will not condemn you. But if you can abide it, let the hurdy-gurdy play. Or I wouldn’t even mind some stranger ones comin’ by here. Capisce?

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6/16/1990, 8/18/1991 & 12/6/1992 (w/ the H.C. Sunshine bustout!!!) ;p

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to a 3 year period and found I was within 3 years of the correct year. Not bad. And while my hunches certainly aren't perfect, to quote someone whom I admire greatly: "It's gettin' there, it's gettin' there.

Still get the goosebumps every time in China Doll when he sings "just a little nervous from the fall. La, la, la, la, la-la-la." More of that wonderful old magic.

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I awoke from some crazy dream and put 6/25/85 in my tape deck. Went to today’s download and thought about snow boots in West Virginia. High on the mountaintop now, without today’s answer. Have a grateful day!

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I won't quit my day job over this.

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...I think some folks are barking up the wrong tree. Had to check a couple sources to verify the exact location.

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I'm pretty sure I know where this show was as I was there. Beautiful day it was! I was 22 years old and going to college in Colorado.

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I started at the wrong end of the Brent Spectrum on this one, mainly on a hunch.... That was erroneous. Also there were more close calls than I expected too.
Jerry's extra flair on a few notes & riffs finally clued me in!
I almost thought it was a different show.

Anyways I would've titled the pick "Playin' in the~China Doll~Band" on technical merits.

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A must listen. After you've sussed out the correct show of course!(and possibly Track 1 for some good old-fashioned silliness.......if you're into that sort of thing).

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I can't stop for nothing, it's already been 14 Days of Dead.
Stranger tunes have come by here in these 30 Days
When it's done and over, I know it come out right.
I can tell your future, 16 more Days of Dead.
All I leave behind me is only this combo I found.
Time for me to crash while some of you folks still look for answers...

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Don't have the time to wade through the 30 plus versions of this combo, which I am guessing is 83 or 84?
Shouldn't there be a "Playin jam" tagged onto the end of China Doll because that is what it sounds like to me....

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Luckily my guess on the year was accurate so I only had to listen to a handful. The Charlie Miller transfer of this show on the archive sounds pretty different than this so it threw me off at first.

Oldhead89 - you’re right and you’re right. Go with your instinct. Listen to Brent during the transition. That’s what gave it away for me.

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oops

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sometimes to be sure the end of the track makes it easier.
liking these last minute picks. cause in 30 minutes i can do it again.

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Great sequence but this one included in 2021, seems to be the year of repeats....

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While there was a Peggy-O offering in 2021, it didn't include NMB nor was NMB played during at the Peggy-O 2021 show.
*Apologies if you meant the PITB>CD, which would then make your statement 100% correct. The comments are hard to filter sometimes of which selection/day they're referring to.

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