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10/14/77
Hofheinz Pavilion - Houston, TX

Set 1:
Jack Straw
Mississippi Half-Step
El Paso
Brown-Eyed Women
New Minglewood Blues
Loser
Passenger
Friend Of The Devil
Me And My Uncle
Tennessee Jed
The Music Never Stopped

Set 2:
Bertha
Good Lovin'
Candyman
Playin' In The Band
Drums
The Wheel
Wharf Rat
Around And Around

Encore:
Brokedown Palace
Playin' In The Band

Download/Listen to this Show at Archive.org

Comments:

listen very carefully to the jamming on "Bertha" and I swear that you will hear a "china cat tease" in there...has anyone else heard this???
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phat show...very rare playin' encore
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no hint of any china cat anywhere in the Bertha jam
-Anonymous


no the china cat tease is really in there...if anyone can access www.gdlive.com go there and then go into the MP3 archive for the Dead...then go into the shows...click on 10/14/77...click on "Details" then get into the actual MP3 files for the show and click on "Bertha"...listen very closely to the guitar work right after jerry sings "ran into a rainstorm ducked back into a bar door"
the little china cat tease is right there...it's not in the main jam which is why it can easily be missed but it is there and i would ask anyone to take the "bertha china cat challenge" to confirm this...thanks!

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Row Jimmy is correct about the short China Cat jam in Bertha. It is no where near the length of the china cat jam found in the NFA 6-8-77. But none the less a nice little twist.
-Anonymous


thank you "Anonymous" for vindicating me on that! i knew that i wasn't imagining what i was hearing!
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Row Jimmy, you need to listen to 6-8-77 NFA.
-Anonymous


thanks for the tip on 6/8/77...i have 6/7/77 & 6/9/77...both outstanding shows...but will need to find a copy of 6/8/77 now...i guess the NFA>GDTRFB combo is unreal...at least that seems to be the buzz i have heard about it.
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Music-excellent and very energetic

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Candyman-Calm befor the storm song. My favorite song out of whole show.
-Perrinswolf


My friend thinks he was at this show, but remembers they started 4 hours late, did one set, then waited another hour for the encore. This memory does not match the archive. Does anyone remember something similar at this or the 1978 Houston show possibly.
PS. Thank you archive and setlist for making my life complete.
- (07/14/2010)


Row Jimmy, Great Ear. That China tease is really easy to overlook. Even with your description of it's location in the song, I nearly missed it. The tease is really short, like two bars long.

I have to check out the 6/8/77 show now.
-John (10/11/2011)


Listening to this show on Sirius/XM right now. Unbelievable Mississippi Half-Step! High energy jam at the end. Great version of the song ... Rio-Grand-e-o all day long! Looking forward to set-closing Music Never Stopped. There are some versions of MNS from 77 that totally explode. 5/7/77 Boston -- night before the famous Barton Hall show -- is the MNS high-water mark.
-Steve (06/01/2012)


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Band Configuration
(10/20/74 - 02/17/79)

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

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