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Fillmore East - New York City, NY

Set 1:
It Hurts Me Too
Cumberland Blues
Me And My Uncle
Bird Song
Playin' In The Band
Dark Hollow
Hard To Handle
Me And Bobby McGee
Casey Jones

Set 2:
Morning Dew
Minglewood Blues
Sugar Magnolia
Black Peter
Beat It On Down The Line
Second That Emotion
Goin' Down The Road Feeling Bad
Cold Rain And Snow
China Cat Sunflower
I Know You Rider
Greatest Story Ever Told
Johnny B. Goode

Uncle John's Band
Midnight Hour
And We Bid You Goodnight

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AWESOME...w/NRPS...just great. Get it if you don't have it.

This was one of the very first shows that I collected on tape. Very glad to see it in circulation! One of my favorite BYGN.

just got this show and have been listning to it nonstop. the hard to handle jam is sick sick sick. a very nice show.

fun,fun,fun,-alligator threw j.b.goode
plain shreading,zip,zip,zip
-jason pachter

Last Alligator!

without question, the VERY BEST hard to handle the dead ever played. phenomenal from start to finish. crisp, tight, etc.

last time they'll play ripple until 9/25/80

Officially released on CD as "Ladies And Gentlemen ... The Grateful Dead."

This is the first show I taped on analog on 8/96. The Morning Dew was brought me on the bus, albeit after the fact. Best show of 71, and top 10 of all time I feel.

Second That Emotion-last time played.
-Brian Merrilyn

Caution: do not drive or operate heavy machinery while listenig to the jam that follows 'drums'.

Great show, get a lossless version and play it loud.
-benjah (01/12/2008)

Does anybody know how opend this show for the Dead?? I have this but also the first act as well, if anyone knows please let me know.
-Stevie G (02/17/2008)

It's The New Riders of the Purple Sage. Their set that night was Six Days On The Road, Runnin' Back to You, I Don't Know You, Sailin', Henry, Dirty Business, Supermen, Lodi, Glendale Train, Fair Chance To Know, The Weight, Portland Women, Last Lonely Eagle, Louisiana Lady and Honky Tonk Women.

Fucking amazing show, one of my favourites.
-Rob R. (01/07/2010)

24-Bit/FLAC just became available. Best sounding "non-catalog" tape I've ever heard. Definitely a one of the best shows from '71.

-Mike Nomad (02/15/2010)

Mike you are not kidding, this is perhaps the best sound quality I've heard from a non-commercial release. Even though parts of the show were released in the Fillmore East 71 box set, trust me you want the entire show. Check out for 16 or 24 bit FLAC. Oh and I almost forgot about the music! This is an alltime show, maybe the best of 1971! get it now
-jt (02/23/2010)

My very first show. I was 16 and a friend gave me something to really enjoy the show. It seems like yesterday...
- (04/27/2010)

i wish they never stop playing Second That Emotion
-Anonymous (01/25/2011)

hey - OBVIOUSLY NOT EVEN REMOTELY CLOSE TO SEEING THE BOYS, but if anyone is interested, DSO is recreating this show at Irving Plaza on it's 40th anniversary. Tickets, I ahve heard are sold out, but maybe available in secondary market.

- (04/20/2011)

@ Steve - The DSO show was amazing last night. The really recreated some magic.
-Kernel_Forbin (04/30/2011)

Bertha rocked!!! Dark Hallow was very sweet. Hard to Handle was off the chain for sure, I love that jam. Ripple was pretty, as was Bobby McGee. Having lost Janis only 4 months prior I'm sure the emotions were still intense. Morning Dew is intense as usual. I'm always a sucker for Minglewood. Black Peter was on point. Love the mini-jam in Second That Emotion. The jam after the drums is amazing and I LOVE the St. Stephen Riff : ) always have since I got into the Dead over 15 years ago.

It's nice to have all the material here. I used to have the CD that some of this material is on.

Over all a great show. Great song choices, great vibe, and I'm loving Pig's keys and Billy going solo on the drums : )
-Scott (05/17/2012)

"Alligator" through "Cold Rain And Snow" is the most beautiful 20 minutes of playing the Grateful Dead ever did. And if it's not the most beautiful playing ever, it's the most beautiful of 1971.
- (05/01/2014)

As it has every time I have heard it since 1995, Ripple brought a tear of joy and a tear of sorrow to my eyes.
- (02/26/2017)

BG to the NY crowd "Don't Be Assholes" LOL,,,(Impossible0 sort of kidding,,
- (08/11/2017)

Phil Lesh to "asshole crowd" THANK YOU NEW YORK!
- (08/15/2017)

Ripple - next played in 1980
Dark Hollow - next played in 1978
Midnight Hour - last Pigpen version
Second that Emotion - last one ever
Alligator - last one ever
Hard to Handle - only 7 more Pigpen versions after this
Last of 38 Fillmore East shows, and a bit of a turning point for the band in this listener's estimation

-Just Exactly Perfect Band (06/28/2018)

What a great show. Sure love their rendition of Second That Emotion and after that throughout the end of the show some of the finest jamming you will hear especially coming out of the drum solo. So much beautiful exploration going down.. Please take a good listen, whoa now!!
- (07/26/2018)

This is a historic show: last Fillmore East show, numerous last plays and rare gems. As one poster above says it is a real turning point for the dead. Kind of the end of an era and pretty bitter sweet for those of us who love the early power dead stuff.

As a mediocre musician, it is hard to stress how good these 69-72 shows are. The dead make it look easy. The rare electric play of Dark Hollow is a great example (although they have to have been playing it in sound checks for a while). Too bad hard drugs creeped on around late 74 and ruined the music.
-Anonymous (06/07/2019)

Best Dead show in the best run of Dead shows. Garcia at the absolute height of his powers.His voice comes thru the years like sunshine.
-Anonymous (12/13/2019)

From the 1st time I listen to this tape I couldn't believe the mini-jam was in Greatest Story. Love this show love that version

-Ray (05/05/2020)

Ladies and Gentlemen

Disc 1

Truckin' 10:13
Bertha 6:27
Dark Hollow 3:31

Disc 2

Ripple 5:15

Disc 3

It Hurts Me Too 6:46
Hard To Handle 9:24

Disc 4

Morning Dew 10:29
New Minglewood Blues 4:23
Alligator 4:04
Drums 4:11
Jam 9:32
Goin' Down the Road Feeling Bad 4:55
Cold Rain and Snow 5:47
In the Midnight Hour 9:49
We Bid You Goodnight 3:55

-Bookkeeper (05/12/2020)

A couple of thing's about this show is just a couple of months with 1 drummer and some new material. Playing 4 minutes so use to 10 to 15 min ones and Bobby's voice sound so young. In my opinion not only the best HTH but one of my favorite build ups in any Dead jam ever Phil rules. Last Alligator then the jam after drum is outstanding. Crisp clear recording. I got on the bus 87 this tape didn't leave my car player for months and almost wrecked my car on my way too work jamming HTH. NFA65-95!!!
- (03/03/2021)

Greatest Story isn't on Ladies & Gentleman

-Ray (08/01/2021)

GD's closing of the Fillmore East, NYC. I could never decide between this night or the one Duane guests as being the one show in this final run, I would humbly ask GOD to be able to time travel and attend, when I leave this God-forsaken place.
-Anon. (09/27/2021)

51 years ago today. My personal favorite.
-Anonymous (04/29/2022)

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Band Configuration
(02/19/71 - 08/26/71)

Lead Guitar: Jerry Garcia
Rhythm Guitar: Bob Weir
Bass: Phil Lesh
Keyboards: Ron "Pigpen" McKernan
Drums: Bill Kreutzmann

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