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04/05/69
Avalon Ballroom - San Francisco, CA

Set 1:
Dupree's Diamond Blues
Mountains Of The Moon
Dark Star
St. Stephen
Turn On Your Love Light

Set 2:
Hard To Handle
Cosmic Charlie
China Cat Sunflower
Doin' That Rag
Cryptical Envelopment
The Other One
Cryptical Envelopment
The Eleven
It's A Sin
Alligator
Feedback
And We Bid You Goodnight

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Comments:

i can't believe no one's commented on this yet. . .top notch show of a top notch year, 17+ minute dark star, and a killer second set taboot!
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dan, I'll comment . . . I'm a big fan of this one. First set is pretty sweet.
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69 was a killer year... this is a good recording not alotta hiss :) very KIND dark star :)
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Is this the only known playing of Mountains Of The Moon? Wow, that would be something. Only played once.
-Steve


Excellent The Eleven
-Perrin


II
Hard To Handle and Cosmic Charley ar kind of sluggish.

After ITS A SIN Jerry asks the crowd, "what do you want to hear for the next ten minutes.
-Brianmerrilyn


Truly a monumental show. Great setlist and great playing by the boys.
-Cranesq (05/04/2007)


Mtns on the Moon-enjoyable the way Garcia transitions from acoustic to electric into Dark Star opening.
-Brianmerrilyn (04/18/2008)


HOLY SHIT!
ARE YOU KIDDING ME? This is one of the top 5 hottest Grateful Dead shows EVER!
some reasons:

1)Dupree's opener is near PERFECT!
2)Mountains......please let me know of another example of Garcia playing the acoustic guitar like this WITH the Grateful Dead!
3)The transition from acoustic Mountains into electric Dark Star is seamless and EPIC!
4)The DARK STAR!
5)The QUALITY of the recording!
I could go on and on, but this is adequate in proving my point!
CHECK IT OUT!!!


-gratefuldan (08/18/2008)


Mountains Of The Moon was common in the late evening shows of winter/spring 1969. It usually followed Dupree's to open the set and had a nice transition from Jerry on acoustic (and Tom Constanten on keys) to electric into Dark Star.

Check out 2-11-69 (late show / set 2) and 3-1-69 as other nice readings of Mountains.
- (03/14/2015)


This show is available for download on You Tube
- (02/03/2017)


At 1:20:30 and again about 1 minute later (during the tuning before Cryptical) Bobby can be heard noodling bits of what will become Weather Report Suite, which won't be heard as an actual song for another 3 years!
- (11/20/2018)


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Band Configuration
(11/23/68 - 01/24/70)

Lead Guitar: Jerry Garcia
Rhythm Guitar: Bob Weir
Bass: Phil Lesh
Keyboards: Ron "Pigpen" McKernan
Keyboard: Tom Constanten
Drums: Bill Kreutzmann
Drums: Mickey Hart

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