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03/25/83
Compton Terrace Amphitheater - Tempe, AZ

Set 1:
Cold Rain And Snow
New Minglewood Blues
Dire Wolf
My Brother Esau
Big Railroad Blues
Me And My Uncle
Big River
Tennessee Jed
Let It Grow

Set 2:
Help On The Way
Slipknot!
Franklin's Tower
Playin' In The Band
Drums
Throwin' Stones
Not Fade Away
Black Peter
Sugar Magnolia

Encore:
Don't Ease Me In

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Comments:

Great show. great Black Peter
-nick


THE RETURN OF HELP SLIP FRANKLIN
-Anonymous


First My Brother Esau, if that means anything.
-Steve


Esau-1st of 104 shows.
Help>Slip Franklins-last played 10/77, 405 shows!

-Perrinswolf (04/03/2007)


I remember being on some kind of incidious chemical and It really blew my mind because there were like these peacocks, goats, lambs and a bunch of other animals all loose inside the show. I always wondered if it was just me or did it really happen. Found out years later that there was actually a petting zoo attached and some head freed the critters... and the band played on.
- (06/21/2008)


wow how do u go 6 yrs with no help>slip>franklins...
-steve (08/31/2009)


If this wasn't obvious, i think they stopped playing help->slip because the only thing that could jam into was Franklin's and still flow. i think they wanted to experiment with different intro's for Franklins. because Franklin's seems like it would be really difficult to start a set with, let alone start it on it's own, you gotta get into a groove beforehand and then just drop into it. They tried introing it with Mississippi Half-Step, Feel Like a Stranger, and Even Shakedown once. The shakedown transition didn't really go as smooth, you could hear jerry trying to turn off all the shakedown effects in between chords at the start of franklins. it was nice they tried, but even jerry said it was hard to jam outta Shakedown into certain songs with completely different effects. Shakedown->Stranger works better. But Help->Slipknot! is a great way to go into Franklin's. I guess the boys realized that no matter what they tried, nothing sounds as good as Help on The Way -> Slipknot! ->Franklin's Tower. Glad they Tried though, made for some crazy sets.
-Murphy (11/12/2013)


Check out 6/20/87 the only Bucket>Franklin's
-Perrinswolf (01/21/2014)


I just passed that show recently. it was a good transition, but i had actually forgotten about it since thats also the same show they broke out Watchtower. Good Call Perrin
-Murphy (03/13/2014)


I thought they stopped playing Help>Slip because they are both difficult to play
- (10/29/2015)


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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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