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10/25/80
Radio City Music Hall - New York City, NY

Set 1:
Deep Elem Blues
The Race Is On
Been All Around This World
El Paso
To Lay Me Down
Monkey And The Engineer
Bird Song
Heaven Help The Fool
Dire Wolf
Ripple

Set 2:
Mississippi Half-Step
Franklin's Tower
Me And My Uncle
Big River
High Time
New Minglewood Blues
Ramble On Rose
Looks Like Rain
Deal

Set 3:
Cold Rain And Snow
Lost Sailor
Saint Of Circumstance
Uncle John's Band
Playin' In The Band
Drums
The Other One
Black Peter
Around And Around
One More Saturday Night

Encore:
U.S. Blues

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Comments:

I'm kinda partial to this show as it was the first of 3 I saw on the Radio City run. This one def gives you the feeling of being there. Without question, this one is in my top 5 shows ever!
- (02/03/2009)


This was the music being played as I entered the world. I would say that I was born too late, but I know I was hitch-hiking to these shows in another life.
- (06/22/2018)


at the start of Set II:

Phil: "You guys need to get something straight: we haven't taken a request for 15 years, and I don't think we're going to start now. So we'll play, and you enjoy."

Bob: "No more Mr. Nice Guy, huh?"
-Just Exactly Perfect Band (09/10/2018)


I attended this concert forty years ago today. I saw about 140 shows (including 20 anniversary at the Greek, 50th anniversary in Chicago, a New Years show, Red Rocks), and this show was unique in no many ways....

1) This was the only acoustic set I ever saw. I only saw the GD play one other acoustic song, a "Blackbird" at the Greek many years later.
2) This was the only 3-set show I ever saw.
3) This show included the only performances I ever saw of The Race Is On, Monkey and the Engineer, and Heaven Help The Fool, and I only saw Ripple and Deep Elem Blues one other time each.
4) The venue was very small. Add up all of the seats from all of the Radio City shows, and that would be half the number of tickets for a JFK show.

I don't know why this tour isn't more highly regarded. The band clearly rehearsed in advance of this tour, as they played several songs that they had not played in a decade or more. They also played consistently every night, and played 25 three-set shows in five weeks.

One last thought....my friend Dead took me to this show. He passed away about a month ago. I wish you peace, Dean.

Hal
- (10/25/2020)


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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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