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Uncle John's Band
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A standout track from Workingman's Dead (weren't they all standouts…), this track was always a welcome addition to any setlist.
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Scranton, PA, Scranton Catholic Youth Center
This encore from the Dead's only show in Scranton was a wonderful way to end this fun little show featuring the original five-man Grateful Dead lineup.
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A standout track from Workingman's Dead (weren't they all standouts…), this track was always a welcome addition to any setlist.
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The hints posted (I noticed them too) were very helpful to pick this one out. Got it right again but no luck winning. Congrats to those that have and thanks for hosting this amazing 30 days of dead.

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how can that be?
right around the middle of september i start to think, pretty soon it will be time for the 30 days. then it's halloween and i forget that it begins. missed one or two first days due to this. then in a blink of an eye it's over.
this has been one of the best 30 days so far musically, even if the searches haven't been all that hard (minus the studios, which were fun and educational).
good stuff

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Oh oh what I want know, where was this song played?
Not enough time to dig deeper this morning.
Another narrow down educated guess.
IMGR8FL

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A lot of great energy coming from the youth at this show. One famous homeboy had already left town though. I love this version; the band sounds like they were having a helluva good time too.

A lot of great Pigpen in this show too, by the way. Only 2 days left!

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Happy to help when I can. As they say: sometimes a blind squirrel finds a nut!

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This UJB reminds me of Long Strange Trip Documentary Act II at 19:50 working out vocals for "Candyman". Then, listening trying to sync, just slightly off, during the vocal only chorus near the end of the song, reverb reminds me of a large ceiling venue, like a church. Lastly, sounds like Sam Cutler thanking the fans at the end of the show. It's both crazy and wonderful we have such access to all things Grateful. And yes to smallz and hornsby, you got that right.

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I was poking around the Archive while searching for UJB this morning and stumbled across this mind-blowing Turn on Your Lovelight from 7/16/70 at the Euphoria Ballroom. 18 minutes of Ron and Janis at their best! Wow!!!

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ization I was a Deadhead, in the back of my girlfriends 67 Mustang.

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Smallz's comment offers a good hint. I was searching high and low in this year, and ended up having to go show by show to find it. Thought I was going to have to throw a Hail Mary and guess at one of those shows that aren't on the web. It's there, but quite the challenge to find.

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in this show...and a nice Darkness Darkness in Good Lovin'.
Are there copyright issues that prevents covers on 30 DoD??
Looking at the list of songs over the past 10 years, there's some songs that have been 'well played' while others less so...like Morning Dew or Wharf Rat or maybe a 4 some like St stephen>NFA> GDTRFB>NFA or a CCRider> It Takes a Train...you know, a rare and different tune...just wondering...
The many VERSIONS of all the songs is why I LOVE the Dead and keep sitting down to listen at the Banquet table to search for those sweet morsels and take the tidbits that Dave and the 30 DoD offer up..
...guess I'm still in a Thanksgiving mood ;)

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yes, there are copyright issues with 30dod. anything they give away for free they can't do covers, like this and bonus discs. at least that's what i've read.....

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at the time, (I'd say Dead Freaks), but knew The Grateful Dead were definitely special as we listened to 8 tracks of Anthem, Aoxo and others, while soaking in the Hot Springs and staring up at the clear starry night sky in the west desert of northern Utah while blitzed on mescaline....still have some of those 8 tracks..Pink Floyd was Great too...;)

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I remember finding this show before in my searches on archive. I like hearing all the different turns that the intro gtr solo and next gtr solo take as I hear many versions. Good choice.

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Always lovely to hear UJB! Sometimes distorted vocals notwithstanding, the harmonies and the great build up before the end are just wondrous. And I love the full, often pure sound of Phil's bass during this period. Another concert of which I had been previously unaware - nice choice Dave!

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Just a note of thanks for all the delightful selections offered in this years contribution to keeping us all joyfully Playing along in Uncle John's Heart of Gold Band. Grazie ~ and all the best!

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I had never heard of this show, but just finished listening to the entire thing and I am struck with a few specific similarities to a widely circulated show from a few weeks later.

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Listed on setlists.net and in DeadBase 50 updates.
Still waiting for drums and space.

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Man they leaned on UJB heavy in the closing slot back in the day!

These 6 minute ones are a tease compared to the explorations that came along....grateful!

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...no one made a hint with The Office!
Michael Scott would be upset...

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What a rabbit hole--digging through all those early 70's shows. Amazing to hear a band in such rapid transition. If you listen to the UJBs chronologically from 1970. you hear the song go from pleasantly, to rapturously received in a few months. Check out the raucous Portchester crowd from 6-24-70. Those people wanted nothing more than to clap along with Uncle John's Band. Such a glorious moment. HALLELUJAH!

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to the deadline tonight, but persistence and focus and Bob's original lyrics and setlists and archive and the band and Dave and ALL the tapers and posters et.al. paid off so THANKS! Couldn't have done it without you! Good night, see y'all later.

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with the 3 days from 1981 so far, you can make a sick Set-1:
Shakedown>
Bertha day.14 - 10/10/81
Jack-a-Roe day.1 - 12/6/81
Let it Grow> day.25 - 11/30/81
Don't Ease Me In
&
with all the 90s stuff so far, here's 2 pseudo Set-2's:
Sugar Mags>
Scarlet>
Fire day.27 - 4/27/91
Bucket>
Sugaree day.15 - 3/17/91
BT Wind day.26 - 10/20/90
HC Sunshine day.13 - 3/29/93
Dark Star day.16 - 12/12/92
Eyes> day.23 - 7/3/94
Fire

~OR~

HC Sunshine
BT Wind
Eyes>
Fire
Bucket>
Sugaree
Sugar Mags>
Scarlet>
Fire
Dark Star

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UJB played 330 times according to setlists . . . each one a little different, each one a gift to be cherished, Thanks Dave!

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....about 20 miles from home....and my only one with the original 5......glad I got to see Pigpen at least once. The New Riders opened up.....Jerry on pedal steel and I think Spencer Dryden on drums. Can anyone confirm that?

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  • driscoll1313
    4 months 2 weeks ago
    My first Grateful Dead show

    ....about 20 miles from home....and my only one with the original 5......glad I got to see Pigpen at least once. The New Riders opened up.....Jerry on pedal steel and I think Spencer Dryden on drums. Can anyone confirm that?

  • 'Dillo-Dead
    4 months 2 weeks ago
    heavenly

    UJB played 330 times according to setlists . . . each one a little different, each one a gift to be cherished, Thanks Dave!

  • Broken HeartsA…
    4 months 2 weeks ago
    clearly have nothin better to do...

    with the 3 days from 1981 so far, you can make a sick Set-1:
    Shakedown>
    Bertha day.14 - 10/10/81
    Jack-a-Roe day.1 - 12/6/81
    Let it Grow> day.25 - 11/30/81
    Don't Ease Me In
    &
    with all the 90s stuff so far, here's 2 pseudo Set-2's:
    Sugar Mags>
    Scarlet>
    Fire day.27 - 4/27/91
    Bucket>
    Sugaree day.15 - 3/17/91
    BT Wind day.26 - 10/20/90
    HC Sunshine day.13 - 3/29/93
    Dark Star day.16 - 12/12/92
    Eyes> day.23 - 7/3/94
    Fire

    ~OR~

    HC Sunshine
    BT Wind
    Eyes>
    Fire
    Bucket>
    Sugaree
    Sugar Mags>
    Scarlet>
    Fire
    Dark Star