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12/31/83
San Francisco Civic - San Francisco, CA

Set 1:
Jack Straw
Peggy-O
New Minglewood Blues
Candyman
My Brother Esau
Tennessee Jed
Hell In A Bucket
Don't Ease Me In

Set 2:
Sugar Magnolia
Touch Of Grey
Estimated Prophet
Eyes Of The World
Drums
Throwin' Stones
Not Fade Away

Set 3:
Brokedown Palace
Big Boss Man
Iko Iko
In The Midnight Hour

Encore:
Goodnight Irene

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Comments:

I was there! Second of two New Years' shows. "The Band" (don't know who of the original configuration was playing) opened. First time I heard Goodnight Irene and inspired me to cover it. Wonderful show!
Anybody have it? Would love to get a copy!
-


We were all on acid for this one, man.
-Nick


which is larger:
Nick's IQ?
Nick's shoe size?
-Anonymous


I was there too, headed out a couple days later to Heavenly Valley for some skiing. The lift attendent seeing the SYF sticker we placed on the rental car said that Jerry was there on Jan 1, headed right up the lift.
-Mike


I
Jack Straw-good mid song solo that builds well
Peggy-O-quick change of pace but love the song nonetheless.

II
Sugar>Touch>Estimated>Eyes-Only time played

II
Big Boss Man-Jerry sang, his voice sounded like Pigpens at this point, short version.
Midnight Hr-this and Big Boss Man last played on 12/31/81 and for the most part in their 2ndlife since end of hiatus since 72.

E: Goodnight Irene-only time played.

-Perrinswolf (05/16/2007)


I wasn;t at this show, but remember WNEW (NYC) broadcast the show. IMO, the Estimated->Eyes is right up there with the best of them. The segway is unique. Give it a listen!! Peace.
-rob cal (02/17/2010)


Yet another show where Nick adds nothing but the same tired drug stories.

Does he really not understand that we're here to read and review the MUSIC and not the drugs that Nick took?
Nick, please stop. You're like an infection that has spread to places it shouldn't. LOL.

Early 80's has never been one of my favorite periods for the band but there are definitely some solid (if not exceptional) shows in the latter half.
The return of St Stephen in October, the In the Dark songs just being developed and still raw, and Bob really stepping out as a force vocally and with his guitar. This show is another example of this bands greatness in any period.

And now thanks to Bobby and Phil we're still going Furthur. :)
-gdjake (10/14/2010)


In Nick's defense, I think certain shows I attended could not be discussed without the immediate recollection of the various chemicals that enhanced the evening.
-AD (12/01/2011)


AD, Unless your one of the wharf rats, i think saying you were on drugs at a dead show is a bit redundent. Besides, i agree with gdjake, it's irrelevant how many drugs you took, people wanna know about the music, your drug experiences are your own, and anyone can say they took acid or shrooms at a show, it's explaining the experience to other heads who didn't take those things or weren't at the show at all that this forum should be used for, at least if your gonna talk about drugs. So granted, nick may be a drug gnome who probably did one or two too many doses in his life, but who of us L fiends hasn't, Nick just needs to expand on his statments, otherwise it just seems like he wants attention, good or ill.
-Murphy (11/11/2013)


I loved Goodnight Irene. Any one know who the extra guitarist is, as well as the lady vocalist?
- (03/24/2014)


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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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