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01/12/79
The Spectrum - Philadelphia, PA

Set 1:
Jack Straw
Candyman
El Paso
Tennessee Jed
Beat It On Down The Line
Peggy-O
Passenger
Deal

Set 2:
Samson And Delilah
It Must Have Been The Roses
Dancin' In The Streets
Drums
Not Fade Away
Goin' Down The Road Feeling Bad
Sugar Magnolia

Encore:
U.S. Blues

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Comments:

Hey Ken remember the snowstorm after the show and the Van breaking down in Trenton!!!Good times!
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Jerry, Bobby and Donna get into this incredible "vocal jam" at the end of Deal that has to be heard to be believed!! They all are going nuts but it is Donna that brings it all home. Play it loud dear children...play it loud!!
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Was this the show where Jerry walked over and unplugged Keith's piano because he was passed out on it and rolling his head and making noise?

It was one of these Spectrum shows but I can't remember which.
-Lou


my first show and i was only 13 years old. my brothers took me to this show and i was never the same afterward. my only real memory was the skeletons dancing in the isles. i have the tape and it has great sound. over 700 hundred shows later and this one will always stick in my mind.
-joe


1st Dead show ever. Went with Castle and his buds from Upenn. I will always remember the segue of not fade away/goin down road into Sugar Magnolia. And of course stumbling along the streets of philly in the snow after the show!
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GDTRFB-Only time played in 79, next 4/80
-Perrinswolf


My First show too.
Second set starts out with Bobby on a drumhead.

This was the first time Brent played in Philly after Keith and Donna's departure.
-John (05/27/2008)


"This was the first time Brent played in Philly after Keith and Donna's departure."


Uhhh....NO.
-Bossgobbler (11/10/2009)


the dancin is worth the price of admission on this one.
-skiadikt (02/11/2010)


My 2nd show.I was 13 yaers old I remember having off from school that day because of a snowstorm.I was in the 8th grade at Harding Jr. High school. I actually like this show better than my first (01/05/79. By the way Brent's 1st show was Spartan Stadium, San Jose, Ca. 04-22-79.
- (10/28/2010)


Overall a good recording of a good show, I went to 8 shows on this tour and this one being in the middle, time and performance wise. The Dancing> Jam> Drums> Not Fade Away makes this one a keeper.
- (11/07/2012)


Bossgobbler is a tool box
-80s head (01/16/2014)


I remember this show, I was tripping my brains out for the 1st time! And it snowed after the show, we took a the "EL" and then a bus to get home!
- (05/09/2015)


it def snowed after, had to drive a Pinto on 95 with my buddy in back trying to make weight for traction
- (08/09/2016)


Mr feathersmith lucked into the only 2 roses in 79, on his first 2 shows. 1/5 and 1/12. Both in philly go figure. The stuff that keeps you coming back.
Miss you jerry.
-Anonymous (03/21/2017)


Yes the deal ending goes the distance with 35 "dont ya let that deal go down" refrains before the "oh no" ending. Donna gets proud around 13 or 14, the crowd roars approval at 29! One refrain short of the 36 they did on 4-15-78. So close.
Still looking for one that beats it.
-Mike c (03/21/2017)


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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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