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05/11/78
Springfield Civic Center - Springfield, MA

Set 1:
Cold Rain And Snow
Beat It On Down The Line
Friend Of The Devil
Looks Like Rain
Loser
Mexicali Blues
Mama Tried
Tennessee Jed
New Minglewood Blues
Peggy-O
Lazy Lightnin'
Supplication

Set 2:
Scarlet Begonias
Fire On The Mountain
Dancin' In The Streets
Drums
Not Fade Away
Stella Blue
Around And Around

Encore:
Werewolves Of London
Johnny B. Goode

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Comments:

Just heard this show! What the fuck were these guys on?!? Listen to Dancin' and Werewolves and you'll know what I mean...
-Anonymous


The reviewer of this show in the taping compendium said that his buddy was hanging out with the band during this spring run and that they all showed down on some mescaline sulfate....
it may explained they crazy shit going on......
-Anonymous


whatever they were on sure decided to show itself this night
-Anonymous


it may have been may 11 but this show feels like halloween! weird, strange things were going on that nite...jerry, bobby and donna were getting into all these nutty little vocal jams...you can hear them cracking up as they are singing! the music is incredible in the midst of the insanity...check it out when you are feeling in a strange mood!
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This show is fuckin incredible. They were surely on something. Probably trippin their balls off.
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Dicks Picks 25
-Anonymous


yea , about to be dick's pick 25.. craziness, man. the dead rock!
-nick


Fire is outrageously hilarious
-Anonymous


Probably some of the most emphatic singing ever done by Garcia..This spring tour Garcia's singing took on a new level, just listen to a few shows from April, May and June of '78 and you'll know what I'm talking about....
-Anonymous


Its amazing how much listening to this show makes me apreciate the band so much more than I already did. Good times all around at this show. Its fun to hear the band when their completly wasted on whatever because it makes you realize that although I may think of them as gods their really just human beings having the time of their lives.
-Row Jimmy


henys gay
-Anonymous


the mescaline show....some great vocals by Garcia on CR&S; love the Dancin' - Donna can barely keep it together. Some great leads by Garcia in a somewhat honkey-tonk NFA.

I got caught beating off in the bathroom between sets.
-Art Glass


for what it's worth; i read an interview with bear who claims to have been @ the new haven show the night before this one...both shows have an agressive psychedelic edge to them but it's much more evident during this show....i love when the boys attacked their instruments instead of just playing them...this, along w off the top o' my head may '77...1-22-78....7-8-78, is one of those nights (as is the 10th)...if anyone has ever played music or at least tried to while in the throes of a psychedelic adventure, it's obvious what wave the boys were riding on these 2 nights....heady, heady stuff
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1st time I've heard this show... there is, apparently, nothing like a Grateful Dead concert.
-1x1 (12/06/2011)


Dancin'... quite possibly the most funky/fun, verbally tripped out I've ever heard the Dead.
-1x1 (12/06/2011)


What ever it is, they are absolutly trip faced. Really a comic show. The Dancin' is fantastic......
-80s head (05/03/2013)


Stella is heart wrenching, at one point after singing "Stella Blue" you can hear Jerry go "awwwhhh...". Great night for the hometown folks...like me.

-Bossgobbler (10/23/2014)


aaaaaaOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!
-Just Exactly Perfect Band (06/28/2016)


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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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