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05/13/73
State Fairgrounds - Des Moines, IA

Set 1:
Promised Land
Deal
Mexicali Blues
They Love Each Other
Box Of Rain
Loser
China Cat Sunflower
I Know You Rider
Beat It On Down The Line
El Paso
Row Jimmy
Me And My Uncle
Don't Ease Me In
Around And Around

Set 2:
Tennessee Jed
Big River
Bertha
Jack Straw
Sugaree
Looks Like Rain
Here Comes Sunshine
Playin' In The Band

Set 3:
Mississippi Half-Step
Greatest Story Ever Told
Brown-Eyed Women
He's Gone
Truckin'
Drums
The Other One
Eyes Of The World
China Doll
Sugar Magnolia

Encore:
Casey Jones

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Comments:

4 hours 20 minutes! What a monster show. The quality is only OK though. I've downloaded it and am enjoying.
-Steve (07/02/2009)


Set 1

Mexicali Blues - Standard toe tapper.

Beat It On Down The Line - Good boogie.

Me and My Uncle - Standard fun.

Set 2

Tennessee Jed - Worthy.

Big River - I give it 10 Cans of Skoal.

Sugaree - Everyone plays well here.

Here Comes Sunshine - Fantastic Phil down the stretch as always.

Playing In The Band - Cuts in just before "A Man is just a man" lyric. Even w/the cut this particular journey goes on for 28:24. A multifaceted jam that ebbs and flows multiple times along the way. All involved providing nice touches as it moves along. Not as intense as some but just as well played as the rest from '73 up to this point.

Set 3

Greatest Story Ever Told - Freakin' smoking hot version. Awesomeness.

Brown Eyed Women - This brings about feelings of comfort. That feeling at the end of the day when you kick your shoes off.

He's Gone - They take their time here. Nice version.

Truckin' - Great exchanges between Jerry and Phil. The Bill/Phil part is equally cool.

The Other One - Drops into the abyss at the 3+ minute mark. Pretty stuff from Jerry & Bob. Vocals at 10:58. Kaleidoscopic at times. Crazy wah Jerry at a tad past 17 minutes.

Eyes of the World - Sloppy Jerry through the verses/stabilizes during the jam. Gorgeous phrasing from Keith. Some nice work from that Other guitarist as well.

China Doll - A stunner. A knockout. Drop dead gorgeous. The most beautiful melody of all time is found in China Doll (after the "from the fall" line) and here it's played as it should be played..... in a delicate manner. In a show that for me was well below average as a whole....set 3 the music was well executed.

Casey Jones - Rock solid.

Of the 32 songs played the 16 above I would download and spin.

16 of 32 is a grade of 50.00%

Cheers !
-Bloggy Mcgee (09/20/2018)


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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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