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09/05/79
Madison Square Garden - New York City, NY

Set 1:
Mississippi Half-Step
Franklin's Tower
Mama Tried
Mexicali Blues
Peggy-O
Cassidy
Loser
Promised Land

Set 2:
Scarlet Begonias
Fire On The Mountain
Estimated Prophet
Eyes Of The World
Drums
Black Peter
I Need A Miracle
Bertha
Good Lovin'

Encore:
U.S. Blues

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Comments:

Jerry is in total control, and the boys are along for the ride during Scarlet>Fire. Take the 2nd set along for a road trip!!

One of the better Garden shows.

"Native New Yorker"
-stp


Great quality Soundboard at Rapidshare. My own upload, nice and clean.
http://rapidshare.com/files/315726925/gd790905NewYorkNY.part1.rar
http://rapidshare.com/files/315733276/gd790905NewYorkNY.part2.rar

You know you like it...Enjoy.
-krafty (12/03/2009)


What's the big crowd freak out during Loser?
-1x1 (07/08/2012)


Yeah, what was going on during Deal?

One of the things about the shows from the 70's is that Jerry is always in fine voice. He was so good on guitar that it is easy to forget that he could sing a song that reaches to one's bones. Even in the late 80's and the 90's, when his voice didn't sound so good he would find the strength on Stella or Dew that would break your heart.

He's in fine voice for this show which has a nice start with Mississippi followed by Franklin's Tower. Bertha is near the end of the second set and in between is a smokin' Scarlet/Fire. And every Eyes is great - have they ever had a bad one?

This show is solid all along.

- (06/23/2017)


My first show. I was 14. I had been listening to early Dead (68-70) so wasn't prepared for the list, and the change in the band's playing.
I remember the cops were hostile all around the Garden and a lot of people seemed like air-head losers ("Jerry is my father!"). Lots of empty talk all around. I honestly assumed they must be from Long Island.
While I was waiting in line to go in, two guys got in a fight in one of the stairwells/ ramps about 30 feet above. One guy shoved the other against the glass wall, and it shattered. Harmless shards of safety glass showered down all around me. I don't remember why, but I was the only one to get a full deluge of the glass bits. Then a mounty cop was yelling at me to get out of the way, and I moved inside.
I spent most of the show alone, with no idea where my friends were. I wasn't worrried.
That's the night I discovered the beauty of thin hippie girls in long crepey dresses spinning around in the hallways. I also discovered after the show that we could drink without ID at Hoover's Tavern, a biker bar in Mt Tabor NJ. Here I was, 14, emancipated, liberated, enlightened. Drinking beer at 2 AM with a bunch of Deadheads and gang members. And that was before I started enhancing my experiences with Lucy in the Sky. Listening to the show now, it's so much better than I thought at the time.
- (08/23/2018)


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Band Configuration
(04/16/79 - 07/23/90)

Lead Guitar: Jerry Garcia
Rhythm Guitar: Bob Weir
Bass: Phil Lesh
Keyboards: Brent Mydland
Drums: Bill Kreutzmann
Drums: Mickey Hart

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