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Fillmore East - New York City, NY

Set 1:
It Hurts Me Too
Cumberland Blues
Me And My Uncle
Bird Song
Playin' In The Band
Dark Hollow
Hard To Handle
Me And Bobby McGee
Casey Jones

Set 2:
Morning Dew
Minglewood Blues
Sugar Magnolia
Black Peter
Beat It On Down The Line
Second That Emotion
Goin' Down The Road Feeling Bad
Cold Rain And Snow
China Cat Sunflower
I Know You Rider
Greatest Story Ever Told
Johnny B. Goode

Uncle John's Band
Midnight Hour
And We Bid You Goodnight

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AWESOME...w/NRPS...just great. Get it if you don't have it.

This was one of the very first shows that I collected on tape. Very glad to see it in circulation! One of my favorite BYGN.

just got this show and have been listning to it nonstop. the hard to handle jam is sick sick sick. a very nice show.

fun,fun,fun,-alligator threw j.b.goode
plain shreading,zip,zip,zip
-jason pachter

Last Alligator!

without question, the VERY BEST hard to handle the dead ever played. phenomenal from start to finish. crisp, tight, etc.

last time they'll play ripple until 9/25/80

Officially released on CD as "Ladies And Gentlemen ... The Grateful Dead."

This is the first show I taped on analog on 8/96. The Morning Dew was brought me on the bus, albeit after the fact. Best show of 71, and top 10 of all time I feel.

Second That Emotion-last time played.
-Brian Merrilyn

Caution: do not drive or operate heavy machinery while listenig to the jam that follows 'drums'.

Great show, get a lossless version and play it loud.
-benjah (01/12/2008)

Does anybody know how opend this show for the Dead?? I have this but also the first act as well, if anyone knows please let me know.
-Stevie G (02/17/2008)

It's The New Riders of the Purple Sage. Their set that night was Six Days On The Road, Runnin' Back to You, I Don't Know You, Sailin', Henry, Dirty Business, Supermen, Lodi, Glendale Train, Fair Chance To Know, The Weight, Portland Women, Last Lonely Eagle, Louisiana Lady and Honky Tonk Women.

Fucking amazing show, one of my favourites.
-Rob R. (01/07/2010)

24-Bit/FLAC just became available. Best sounding "non-catalog" tape I've ever heard. Definitely a one of the best shows from '71.

-Mike Nomad (02/15/2010)

Mike you are not kidding, this is perhaps the best sound quality I've heard from a non-commercial release. Even though parts of the show were released in the Fillmore East 71 box set, trust me you want the entire show. Check out for 16 or 24 bit FLAC. Oh and I almost forgot about the music! This is an alltime show, maybe the best of 1971! get it now
-jt (02/23/2010)

My very first show. I was 16 and a friend gave me something to really enjoy the show. It seems like yesterday...
- (04/27/2010)

i wish they never stop playing Second That Emotion
-Anonymous (01/25/2011)

hey - OBVIOUSLY NOT EVEN REMOTELY CLOSE TO SEEING THE BOYS, but if anyone is interested, DSO is recreating this show at Irving Plaza on it's 40th anniversary. Tickets, I ahve heard are sold out, but maybe available in secondary market.

- (04/20/2011)

@ Steve - The DSO show was amazing last night. The really recreated some magic.
-Kernel_Forbin (04/30/2011)

Bertha rocked!!! Dark Hallow was very sweet. Hard to Handle was off the chain for sure, I love that jam. Ripple was pretty, as was Bobby McGee. Having lost Janis only 4 months prior I'm sure the emotions were still intense. Morning Dew is intense as usual. I'm always a sucker for Minglewood. Black Peter was on point. Love the mini-jam in Second That Emotion. The jam after the drums is amazing and I LOVE the St. Stephen Riff : ) always have since I got into the Dead over 15 years ago.

It's nice to have all the material here. I used to have the CD that some of this material is on.

Over all a great show. Great song choices, great vibe, and I'm loving Pig's keys and Billy going solo on the drums : )
-Scott (05/17/2012)

"Alligator" through "Cold Rain And Snow" is the most beautiful 20 minutes of playing the Grateful Dead ever did. And if it's not the most beautiful playing ever, it's the most beautiful of 1971.
- (05/01/2014)

As it has every time I have heard it since 1995, Ripple brought a tear of joy and a tear of sorrow to my eyes.
- (02/26/2017)

BG to the NY crowd "Don't Be Assholes" LOL,,,(Impossible0 sort of kidding,,
- (08/11/2017)

Phil Lesh to "asshole crowd" THANK YOU NEW YORK!
- (08/15/2017)

Ripple - next played in 1980
Dark Hollow - next played in 1978
Midnight Hour - last Pigpen version
Second that Emotion - last one ever
Alligator - last one ever
Hard to Handle - only 7 more Pigpen versions after this
Last of 38 Fillmore East shows, and a bit of a turning point for the band in this listener's estimation

-Just Exactly Perfect Band (06/28/2018)

What a great show. Sure love their rendition of Second That Emotion and after that throughout the end of the show some of the finest jamming you will hear especially coming out of the drum solo. So much beautiful exploration going down.. Please take a good listen, whoa now!!
- (07/26/2018)

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Band Configuration
(02/19/71 - 08/26/71)

Lead Guitar: Jerry Garcia
Rhythm Guitar: Bob Weir
Bass: Phil Lesh
Keyboards: Ron "Pigpen" McKernan
Drums: Bill Kreutzmann

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