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09/02/85
Zoo Amphitheater - Oklahoma City, OK

Set 1:

Bertha
Greatest Story Ever Told
West LA Fadeaway
Mama Tried
Me And My Uncle
Stagger Lee
Iko Iko
New Minglewood Blues
Ramble On Rose
Hell In A Bucket

Set 2:
China Cat Sunflower
I Know You Rider
Man Smart-Woman Smarter
Ship Of Fools
Playin' In The Band
Drums
I Need A Miracle
China Doll
Around And Around
Good Lovin'

Encore:
Day Job

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Comments:

This show is very special to me. If anyone can send me a copy it would mean a lot.
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Stagger Lee-2 Phil bombs
Iko Iko-Gem of the show
Minglewood-Great Brent solos lush full sound.
-Perrinswolf


It really surprises me that Bobby and Jerry didn't have more confusion when starting IKO and MSWS. They're sound so damn similiar. But i guess that just shows how well the boys could read eachother after 20 years. There is a show, i can't remember which, in early '85 where they do a chorus and a little bit of a verse of Iko in the middle of a MSWS. I guess i wasn't the only one who forgets which song they're playing in the middle of the jam.

It's pretty funny, and also proven true, what an interviewer asked Jerry back in 1981 in Saint Paul, "Is MSWS is the english version of Iko?"
Jerry - "maybe"

Great show either way. The West LA and Iko were definitely the shining stars of the first set., as for the second, it was kinda just a mellow ride. China cat was very laid back and Rider didn't push faster and faster like normal, then MSWS was pretty chilling with a beautiful Ship comin outta the dust. Then Playin just eerily disintigates into a Drum/space that is quite spooky. Nice Bird effects too, i'd love to know if they could control which monitor the effect eminated from. The Miracle was a no brainer after all the teases in space, but then the china doll made the madness all relax, before they take you back around to some good lovin'. AS for the encore, i used to be a fan of Day job, but now as i progress furthur into their concert history, it just seems like a song they played when they had no more steam left after two sets. Always half assed and i think jerry got all the original lyrics right maybe once. The song sounds like a variation on the melody of U.S. Blues, which is already a variation of Wave That Flag. I think Jerry and Hunter may have been a few too many sheets to the wind when writing this one. You gotta get people to leave after the show somehow though. lol

Either way, this is a stellar show, and you would be remiss if you didn't check it out at least once.
-Murphy (01/07/2014)


I'm sure it didn't hurt that Iko was played in D and MSWS was played in E
- (08/14/2014)


Funny thing is, even though i'm a classically trained musician, i still can't identify key or single notes by ear. some people got perfect pitch and some don't.
-Murphy (05/10/2016)


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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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