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02/22/73
Assembly Hall (University Of Illinois) - Champaign-Urbana, IL

Set 1:
Promised Land
They Love Each Other
El Paso
Bird Song
Mexicali Blues
Deal
Looks Like Rain
Tennessee Jed
Box Of Rain
Playin' In The Band

Set 2:
Wave That Flag
Me And My Uncle
Dark Star
Eyes Of The World
China Doll
Around And Around
Goin' Down The Road Feeling Bad
One More Saturday Night

Encore:
Casey Jones

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Comments:

I don't think this is the right set list. Dr. Flashback on www.archive.org says that there should be a China Cat > I Know You Rider somewhere in here, and they are not. I'm not sure who to believe.

Anyway...Playin' In The Band is A+. Take it from me, from someone who has listened to > 100. The Dark Star > Eyes is also great, better than many people might suspect considering that there are so many good ones from 1973.
-Steve (05/20/2008)


Hmm...I may be wrong about that China > Rider. Anyway still a great show.
-Steve (05/22/2008)


A great show! Back in the old days I used to play this on cassette quite a bit. I'm quite happy that Charlie Miller has worked his magic on this and now we have a great version out there. The entire first set is great and the Dark Star jam is really sweet.
- (11/12/2011)


Flag-4 of 14th version

Dark Star-The start of a Jerry quintet that is unmatchable as far as I'm concerned. The boys didn't mess around much before blasting off the 2nd set and not looking back. An abosolute soliqoughy by Jerry's fingers before the first verse. Late 60's swirling percussion sounds. Phil matching Jerry's licks similar to Keith in the late 70's as they explored the depths before Jerry does a Juliard scale demonstration solo back into pure splat! Yet, no marathon version, before you can swallow...

Eyes>perfectly transitions into a postcard version of the song. Tight chords with Keith and Donna giving their best. Jerry's mid solo builds into Phil's chord and bookend breakdown as I call it. He really thought he was the lead instrument in many songs. Takes a good amount of time with Jerry noodling in between whilst Billy keeps it all togethter. When the space section hits, you think it's for the long haul, yet...

China Doll-yet another phenomenal transition. Voice crystal clear, sound of a small blues band playing with bending chords and licks. Phil, Jerry & Donna's voice are pure butter. The "la la la la la" version is in tune and done with gusto!(not done in later versions.)

Heavy Dead, that what the past 3 songs were folks.

Around-Let's get loose shall we? Bobby always the performer, takes the crowd by the shirt and rocks 'em back into dancing shape with a good ole Chuck Barry (King of Rock & Roll) tune.

GDTRFB-Stand along version. Keeps the room hoppin and doesn't mess with the vibe. Similar to Dark Star, another oldie but a goodie still proven good in the next era. Lyrics slightly..."juxpositioned" at the start. Donna helps steer Jerry back on course and boy does his fingers fly early on.

Saturday Night-quick cut from Jery's slow solo descent. The crowd was not going to be lulled to sleep tonight at all. Spritley version, and one of Bobby's best songs that endures for all time.


- (08/10/2018)


Set 1

Promised Land - Textbook tight.

They Love Each Other - TLEO + '73 = Awesome

El Paso - Standard/Good

Bird Song - 2nd Great version in February. Don't miss this one.

Mexicali Blues - Hot on the heels of a nicely played 'Bird'. Single errant chord from Jerry is forgiven.

Deal - Here Jerry has fun. Hear Jerry have fun.

Tennessee Jed - Rowdy. Feels like it may fall apart. Doesn't !

Playing In The Band - Faster from the get-go but not rushed. Jerry is playing his behind off...as is the entire band! Nice communication b/w Bob & Keith. Enters Super Psychedelic Mode while maintaining it's jazzy core. Shredding Jerry is met by thumping Phil bass bombs before returning home. MUST HEAR VERSION!!!

Set 2

Me and My Uncle - Does it's job.

Dark Star - Gradual build. Textbook Dark Star.

Eyes of the World - Jangly. Good jam on the back end. Vamping Bob !

Around and Around - Nailed this mother to the floor !

One More Saturday Night - Good job, fellas !

Casey Jones - Tight.

Grievances - Box of Rain can kill a flowing set. Looks Like Rain I personally love but with the exception of 1 performance (2/17/73) so far as just not been good. Jerry meanders around and often sounds flat during the verses.

Of the 19 songs played the 14 above I would download and spin again.

14 of 19 is a grade of 73.68%

Cheers !
-Bloggy Mcgee (09/13/2018)


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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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