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06/09/73
Robert F. Kennedy Stadium - Washington DC, DC

Set 1:
Promised Land
Deal
Looks Like Rain
They Love Each Other
Jack Straw
Loose Lucy
Mexicali Blues
Row Jimmy
El Paso
Box Of Rain
Sugaree
Beat It On Down The Line
Tennessee Jed
Greatest Story Ever Told
China Cat Sunflower
I Know You Rider

Set 2:
He's Gone
Truckin'
Playin' In The Band
Loser
Me And My Uncle
Mississippi Half-Step
Big River
Eyes Of The World
China Doll

Encore:
Sugar Magnolia

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Comments:

Excellent show... a great Playing in the band jam
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The fist set ends with tennessee jed. Just wanted to let anyone know. :)
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ABB played as well.
-Anonymous


China > Rider is the soundcheck.

I have Greatest Story after Tennessee Jed. Seems to not be part of the story. Anyone know anything about this?
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One day the


















One day the DEAD opened up ... the other day the Allman Bros opened up!!! The Grateful Dead at their Absolute Peak!!!!!!! I hitch-hiked down the New Jersry Turnpike with my brother Gary to get to this concert. I will always remember the field of glowing fire-flies just outside Washington as we approached the city!One of the most beautiful things I have ever seen!!!!!








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Eep
-Anonymous


I just have to say this show was "on the day that I was born" in my hometown of DC. Is there any wonder I ended up becoming a head? My parents always told me that it was a scorching day that day, so those of you who went were melted by more than just the music.
-Mississippi Uptown


This was a monumental day in my life, no kidding. It started with a group of us coming from Springfield, Va. in my 69 Econoline, dumbstruck by the epic scene of the sea of vans from everywhere, in the parking lot. The grassy grounds around RFK were covered with souls. An uplifting atmosphere.

We were at the very top of the stadium, opposite the stage, splitting up the synthetic mesc tabs, when a trap door in the floor opened up not thirty feet away and a DC cop stuck his head up out of the hole and said, "Anybody fall off here?". Shake of our heads and swoop he was gone as fast as he appeared.

I remember a guy sitting in the isle at the top of a mezzanine section reaching into his backpack and repeatedly blowing up balloons and sending them off, watching as each person batted them up until he couldn't see it anymore, then he'd pull out another.

I had a federal government job at the time. I never went back.
- (10/30/2011)


Who was everyone booing during the begining of He's Gone? Sounds like there was someone on stage that mad heads didn't approve of. Just curious if any one who was there could shead some light on that; was really wierd hearin people boo at a dead show.
-Murphy (12/11/2012)


Set 1

Promised Land - Rocking/opener.

Deal - Subdued shuffle.

They Love Each Other - '73 Bouncy.

Loose Lucy - Mellow. Fits like a glove.

Mexicali Blues - Hot and steamy tamale.

Row Jimmy - Rows along just fine.

El Paso - Standard goodness.

Beat It On Down The Line - Fun

Set 2

Greatest Story Ever Told - Not perfect but still a winner.

China > Rider - Standard Cat/Standard Rider.

He's Gone - Good front end. Backend has a few speedbumps.

Truckin' - Jam fizzles out at 8 minutes/ether/HC Sunshine tease.

Playing In The Band - Unapologetically psychedelic. The whole cast makes an appearance. Jerry's crazy wah. Hyper sonic/chord Bob. Bass bomb Phil. Keith's mystical melodies and Funky/Jazzy Bill. A top notch Playing.

Me and My Uncle - Dance!

Big River - I give it 10 Porterhouse Steaks.

Eyes of the World - Standard/short/kinda messy/vibrant.

China Doll - Sweet music.

Sugar Magnolia - Freakin rocks ! A ten. Tenergy.

Of the 26 songs played the 19 above I would download and spin again.

19 of 26 is a grade of 73.08%

Cheers!
-Bloggy Mcgee (09/22/2018)


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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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