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09/23/87
The Spectrum - Philadelphia, PA

Set 1:
Feel Like A Stranger
Franklin's Tower
Walkin' Blues
Friend Of The Devil
Tons Of Steel
Desolation Row
Big Railroad Blues
The Music Never Stopped

Set 2:
Bertha
Cumberland Blues
Playin' In The Band
Uncle John's Band
Drums
I Need A Miracle
Dear Mr. Fantasy
Around And Around
Good Lovin'
La Bamba
Good Lovin'

Encore:
U.S. Blues

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Comments:

This was a really fun show-especially the second set (Bertha->Cumberland!) Even the Good Lovin'-La Bamba sandwich novelty was fun.
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another of my favorite shows. the opener of stranger>franklin's was great. the middle of the first set sagged a little, but the ending of big railroad blues/music never stopped really got everyone going! the real story is set two. bertha, one of the best versions! followed by a rockin' cumberland! the center piece was playin'>uncle john's band, just magic! really tight. they didn't let up after drums & space either. it was so hot in the spectrum that condensation began dripping from the ceiling so it seemed to be raining inside! everthing was wet. by the end of u.s. blues i was totally spent. spilling out into the cool philly night, everone had steam rising off them and a smile on their face.
-mpc


my 2nd show

17 years old

saw around 50 more


-fwwank (12/12/2008)


My 10th show at my ol home The Spectrum. God Bless The Grateful Dead and the Philadelphia Spectrum !
- (09/06/2011)


Final Tons Of Steel
-Brent (01/31/2013)


Final La Bamba as well, last two Brother Esau soon followed this show.
Wonder what made them retire two newly recorded tunes? Tons of Steel was a fun interlude song, but Esau i can understand. the Begining and the end of Esau are pretty much non existant, so the song kinda starts and stops at random. I've heard it placed every which spot in a show, and it doesn't really fit. That doesn't mean i don't like it though, it just throws the flow of a set off a bit.
-Murphy (03/13/2014)


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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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