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02/15/73
Dane County Coliseum - Madison, WI

Set 1:
Loose Lucy
Beat It On Down The Line
Brown-Eyed Women
Mexicali Blues
Tennessee Jed
Looks Like Rain
Box Of Rain
Row Jimmy
Jack Straw
China Cat Sunflower
I Know You Rider
Me And My Uncle
Bertha
Playin' In The Band
Casey Jones

Set 2:
Here Comes Sunshine
El Paso
You Ain't Woman Enough
They Love Each Other
Big River
Dark Star
Eyes Of The World
China Doll
Promised Land
Sugaree
Sugar Magnolia

Encore:
Uncle John's Band
One More Saturday Night

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Comments:

best they love each other
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Just a great show, gotta love 1973!
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A few things to mention. I've never heard You Ain't Woman Enough before I downloaded this at archive.org, and I loved the song, how come donna didn't get the boys to let her belt this one out after 73? I had also never heard Loose Lucy and that was of course the first song of the show, really a great song, a great version, and a great opener to a fun night in mad-town. Here Comes Sunshine is really good, but I like 11/30/73 better. I've never heard a Dark Star like this. Then again, I suppose every Dark Star is pretty different. But five minutes of just Phil? Awesome, thats all you can really say. Gotta love any madison show.
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I
BIODTL-10 beats before first lyric
Playin'-wonderful spooky jam

II
Dark Star-excellent jazzy Billy
Eyes of the World-great Keith fills
Promised>
Sugaree(boys wanted to have quick set III?)
Sugar Magnolia-beautiful solos

-Perrin


Lots or relatively new numbers here in this show.
Loose Lucy-2/97 times played
LL Rain-12/413
Row Jimmy-2/271

II
You Aint Woman Enough-1st/15. This is a Loretta Lynn song. I fell out of my chair when I saw Coal Miners daugheter "hey...hey..that's a Donna song"
Sugare-enjoy the late 2nd set placement.

First set is "shoot em up saloon" 2nd set is set the controls for the heart of the sun.

-Brianmerrilyn


dusted off sum old tapes... this was the frist show i put on.. i couldnt of picked a better show. one of the best in my collection. looks like rain followed by a box.. fantastic!!!
- (04/19/2007)


never heard "You Ain't Woman Enough"?... okay... i can understand that, but never heard "Loose Lucy"??? What rock have you been under, dude?
- (01/13/2009)


SBD recording in 3 parts. Enjoy!

1: http://www.megaupload.com/?d=TXFWEXRH

2: http://www.megaupload.com/?d=2UCAUO9L

3: http://www.megaupload.com/?d=6ZKWEVBA
-Spread the Dead (01/23/2009)



I counted 12 Philbeats to open BIODTL. Maybe Deadbase can resolve this controversy. What was the average number for '73, anyway?
- (01/13/2010)


CHINA DOLL is RIDICULOUS.
- (03/29/2011)


Dark Star: n - An invisible star known to exist only from observation of its radio, infrared, or other spectrum or of its gravitational effect.

Reason #1384-2612 that the GD are musical rulers of the planet. The Dark Star is an ever existing ebb & flow of concepts and ideas from which all GD music transpires. Some times we hear it, sometimes we don't, sometime the band hears it, sometimes they don't. Occasionally (232 times), Dark Star flows from the minds, fingers, and mouths of the Grateful Dead.

The gravitational effect of DS is not really measurable, but can sometimes be noted and observed. The DS>Eyes>China Doll in this performance is one of those observable moments.

This DS is by far not a top rated one (though dang good), but its gravitational effect is rather profound this night. I can hear the band searching during the DS, trying to find something. Just when I think the DS is a dud and not going to make my brain melt, they fashion an Eyes of The World & China Doll from it that is amazing. Furthermore, I think they find in Eyes what they were looking for (if they really knew what they were looking for) in DS.

Hats off boys, this is why I love you.


- (03/24/2012)


Hey Perrin
you've always got me counting the intro now to BIODTL!! It does vary and fun to count!

-Hipfan99 (10/24/2013)


Darkstar...Uncle Phil leads the way out into what sounds like a very, very, very early Wheel into Eyes. Wunderbar.
-Blind Man (01/23/2014)


The China Cat just showed up on my iPod Shuffle and to my surprise I believe the 2nd and third verses are reversed. Can anyone verify?
-Jeffy B. (12/02/2014)


Great show from front to back. Box of Rain, China Cat > Rider, and a wonderful, spacey Playin' are Set I highlights. Billy plays very well throughout. I'll add a voice to the chorus suggesting Set II is magical.

Seems like the band usually got it right at the Dane County Coliseum.
-Just Exactly Perfect Band (02/13/2015)


Set1

Loose Lucy - Better than the previous one. Good opener

Beat It On Down The Line - Tight

Brown Eyed Women - Faster than the first one of the year. Sweet vibe.

Mexicali Blues - Textbook goodness.

Tennessee Jed - A keeper

Row Jimmy - Good God. A little quicker than versions to come but it still rolls along like it should. Absolutely beautiful.

Jack Straw - Concise

China > Rider - Jerry smokes this Rider down to his fingers.

Me and My Uncle - Textbook awesome

Bertha - Textbook sweetness

Playing - 15 minutes of fine & dandy Dead.

Casey Jones - Nice playing from Jerry during the verses

Set2

Here Comes Sunshine - EXCELLENT rendition

El Paso - Tight

They Love Each Other - Another upbeat version. Fun

Big River - Jer & Bill are killin' it !

Dark Star - Typical ambience leads to Phil playing alone on the backend.

Eyes of the World - More space throughout than the debut. Freeform jazz played super duper loose.

Promised Land - KEITH !!!!!!

Sugaree - Jerry's sweet delivery

Sugar Magnolia - Rocks. Rolls.

Uncle John's Band - Love the laid back feel.

One More Saturday Night - Textbook closer.

Of the 28 tunes played the 24 above I would download and spin again

24 of 28 is a grade of 85.7%

Cheers !!!

Bloggymcgee

-Anonymous (09/12/2018)


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Band Configuration
(07/16/72 - 10/19/74)

Lead Guitar: Jerry Garcia
Rhythm Guitar: Bob Weir
Bass: Phil Lesh
Keyboards: Keith Godchaux
Drums: Bill Kreutzmann
Backup Vocals: Donna Godchaux

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