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09/19/90
Madison Square Garden - New York City, NY

Set 1:
Jack Straw
Bertha
Me And My Uncle
Big River
It Must Have Been The Roses
Stuck Inside Of Mobile
Help On The Way
Slipknot!
Franklin's Tower

Set 2:
Playin' In The Band
Ship Of Fools
Uncle John's Band
Let It Grow
Drums
Goin' Down The Road Feeling Bad
Stella Blue
Around And Around

Encore:
The Mighty Quinn

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Comments:

My first Help->Slip->Franks...and the longest Franks ever played (according to deadbase...over 20 minutes of pure entertainment).
The Jack Straw is, perhaps, the most high-energy, rocking version I have EVER witnessed...bombs dropping left and right. Highly recommended tape to check out...the first set is truly excellent.
Let it Grow before drumz? Nice addition. Check it out!
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I have the second set to this show and I am pretty sure it starts off on Help on the Way...Hornsby is great for this show
-Nick


very high energy show! hornsby's influence is felt throughout the show and every song is performed with zest and vigor...the help>slip>franklin's catchs fire!!
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yep, this was the best all-around show of the 6 show run
-sk


Best Help->Slip->Frank is IMHO gotta be 6-9-77. This is good but 30 min of fury at Winterland blows the roof off. Solid show
-Ga-DeadHead


what can be said about this show that hasn't already been said? an absolutely ripping "Jack Straw" opens the show. Jerry is firing on all cylinders already and it's only the first song of the show. They don't let up with a rollicking "Bertha" and great version of Bobby's cowboy combo "Me and My Uncle>Big River." "It Must Have Been the Roses" is beautiful. "Stuck Inside of Mobile" has never really been one of my favorite Dylan covers (that honor probably goes to "Queen Jane" or "Maggie's Farm") but this is a solid version. Instead of simply ending with a typical choice like "Deal" they end the set with a majestic "Help on the Way>Slipknot!>Franklin's Tower" that ranks up there with the powerhouse versions from '76-'77. A lot of later years' versions of the combo leave a lot to be desired, but this version, especially "Franklin's Tower," is just amazing. And we're only ending the first set.

The second set is one long jam starting off with a solid "Playing in the Band" that segues into an emotional "Ship of Fools." Love that combo, wish they did it more often. After a brief foray back into "PITB" they segue into a knockout version of "Uncle John's Band." The highlight is the outro jam as Jerry uses the MIDI to great effect to segue into a very rare second set "Let it Grow" that just doesn't end. Altogether about 25 minutes, and just another example of incredible free-form jamming during this run. (the jam out of "He's Gone" on the 16th, the jam out of "Foolish Heart" on the 18th and the jam on "Dark Star" on the 20th are the other examples of why this is one of the greatest run the boys ever played)
Post drums/space is not quite as exciting, but I really did enjoy the extended jam on "Around and Around." "The Mighty Quinn" rocks the audience home. In my top 5 favorite shows of all time.
- (09/23/2010)


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Band Configuration
(09/15/90 - 03/24/92)

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

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