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09/14/90
Madison Square Garden - New York City, NY

Set 1:
Feel Like A Stranger
Sugaree
New Minglewood Blues
Ramble On Rose
Black Throated Wind
Jack-A-Roe
Cassidy
Don't Ease Me In

Set 2:
Scarlet Begonias
Fire On The Mountain
Truckin'
Terrapin Station
Drums
The Other One
Wharf Rat
Sugar Magnolia

Encore:
U.S. Blues

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Comments:

missed the show bought fake tickets and got the boot. jerry blows the roof of the garden, maybe the best scarlet-fire in five years, a somokin truckin as well. something about the garden jerry seemed to like. glad i could cath them there.. long live jerry...
-keel o'neill


I feel bad for the sucker who got screwed buying fake tickets...you should probably see the tix before you hand over your money...anyway it's ashame he missed it..i've never heard jerry so on every single song.the scarlet fire was as good as it gets..this was the first time the dead were back at the garden since brent's death..the critics were out to see if the dead were still the dead..it's like jerry and the boys had something to prove..it was the night jerry "silenced the critics and got NYC deadheads rocking again"
-jgaspari


I wasn't at this show but I'd like to comment on jgaspari's viewpoint. First off jgaspari where did you get the hot tip that the critics were in town. If it was like any other Garden show the crowd was so liquored up prior to the dead taking the stage that Wham probably could have gotten a standing ovation. Listen, why don't you keep your lame ass opinion's to yourself and spend less time being a music critic and do what you're really good at...like getting wasted. You're the only critic that should be silenced and for your info the NYC deadheads never Stopped rockin.
-j2ski


j2ski, your words are harsh and full of shit..go stick that in your pipe and smoke it..
-any deadhead fan


wow, this show was easily the weakest of the 6, the scar > fire was certainly good, but I gave this show a B-, the rest of the run was quite incredibel though
-sk


I think jgaspari got it right....they did have something to prove after the mistake-ridden Cleveland shows. Anyone who was there will tell you that Jerry was ON and in a big way. The second set totally rocked out. (Sugar Mags was a highlight. Jerry gave the my-hand-is-worn-out look after smoking the end of the song) I can still see Jerry doing a mini-windmill during the second solo of Fire. Out of the 70 something shows i went to, this show is def in my top 5. One of the most underrated shows in the 90's but that whole run at the Garden was pretty incredible.
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sorry SK but you're wrong. This was the best night of the 6......one of the best 2nd sets the dead have done.

out of the 6 nights the worst was the Sunday, which ended up as a Dicks picks.

I know Im right because I have SBDs of the entire run, and Ive listened to them more times than I care to mention


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the beauty of it mark is that you CANT be "right" when its a matter of opinion. it may be consensus opinion, but its opinion none the less. personally, the whole run had moments, but i DO understand the 16th being a dicks picks. it was the best "rooster" AND the best "dew" ive ever heard BAR NONE, and the LONG extended jams in the 2nd set were unexpected and pleasant. all in all a great run and the dead with hornsby at their best. as for which night was the best, lets just say they ALL smoked and leave it at that.
- (08/14/2007)


Since when did Jerry or any of the boys give a fuck about the selfish words of critics? I mean, they were killin it, but i have serious doubts about it being because of critics. Unless things changed in the 90's and the boys all of a sudden decided they needed the recognition of critics, i'm pretty sure jerry woulda given any critic at a show a dose and a douby and tossed their ass into the crowd. So jgaspari cleary thinks the dead is like every other band on earth, playing for the critics and not the crowd. Really wish i was able to go to these or any show for that matter. I think i wasn't even in the womb yet for this run. Pitty.

RIP Jerry. see you in a few decades for a toke up in heaven brotha.
-Murphy (09/26/2012)


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Band Configuration
(09/07/90 - 09/14/90)

Lead Guitar: Jerry Garcia
Rhythm Guitar: Bob Weir
Bass: Phil Lesh
Keyboards: Vince Welnick
Drums: Bill Kreutzmann
Drums: Mickey Hart

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