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04/07/85
The Spectrum - Philadelphia, PA

Set 1:

Why Don't We Do It In The Road
Mississippi Half-Step
C.C. Rider
Bird Song
Dancin' In The Streets
Deal

Set 2:
Shakedown Street
Samson And Delilah
She Belongs To Me
Man Smart-Woman Smarter
Drums
Gimme Some Lovin'
Truckin'
Smokestack Lightning
Morning Dew
Sugar Magnolia

Encore:
Day Job

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Comments:

ANYTIME YOU GET THE SWEET PLEASURE OF HEARING JERRY PLAY A DYLAN SONG, IT IS TRULY A SPECIAL THING
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Crowd went nuts when Phil opened with "Why Don't We Do It In The Road" because the night before there was a guy with a "Let Phil Sing" sign in the fifth or sixth row right in front of Phil. Everytime he waved it to the crowd, the place went wild. So Phil opens up the next night (this show) and people loved it. Phil also got a huge applause when he sang his "Rio Grand-i-o" part on Mississippi Half Step the very next song. Thanks, Phil, for singing!
-Steve


Morning Dew-last time played. 10.31.84
-Perrin


this whole show is so sick, listen to it asap
-chris (01/12/2009)


This was my first Dead show. First of 200+, and will always rank as a top 10. First show - 1/2 Step, Dancin', Shakedown, Smokestack & Morning Dew? no wonder I was hooked! And recall - it was Easter Sunday (thus the Samson & Delilah).....

Previous comments about the explosion of energy when Phil sang are completely, 100% accurate! Still vivid in my mind, the whole show was an explosion!
- (09/12/2012)


Hiya Hiya Hiya Kids - Only people from Philadelphia understand that.
- (04/07/2014)


The only show I ever went front row - amazing night. Super-short 1st set, but not a wasted note! Phil & Brent's Why Don't We Do It set the bar high. A transcendent Bird Song led me to the first of a handful of out-of-body Dead show experiences, and Deal was a ripping set-closer. Even CC Rider rose to the occasion. Shakedown was an epic boogie that rolled right into a primo Samson. Long drum jam memorable for Mickey working out the Beam (watching the two of them up close was a master class in collaboration); short space gave way to the best 2nd-half I've ever seen, particularly the Morning Dew - the Easter-Sunday classic: you could have heard a pin drop in the Spectrum during the quiet parts.
- (10/11/2014)


My first show. I was amazed by the parking lot and enjoyed many of the delicacies.

It was pretty non stop from Phil's intor. Jerry was in red and his voice was shot, I think it was reported he had strep but the notes filled the hall and people were full out lovin' it. The second set was prety off the hook and the boys were feeling it from the git go.

Recently heard a show from 3/72 where Phil came out with a "Hiya Hiya Kids."
- (07/29/2015)


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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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