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Ohio Theatre - Columbus, OH

Set 1:
Me And My Uncle
Playin' In The Band
El Paso
Tennessee Jed
Jack Straw
Big Railroad Blues
Brown-Eyed Women
Mexicali Blues
Casey Jones
Cumberland Blues
One More Saturday Night

Set 2:
Dark Star
Sugar Magnolia
St. Stephen
Not Fade Away
Goin' Down The Road Feeling Bad
Not Fade Away

Johnny B. Goode

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Just check out Dick's Picks Vol.2. The
Volume 2 is comprised of the second set...

It was Halloween night, the second time I saw the Dead. New Riders opened up. Garcia played about 2 hours of pedal steel, then came out and did about 4 hours with the Dead. Made me a fan forever.

dick's picks are very disappointing for this very reason. Why not release the WHOLE show?

In my opinion the best darkstar ever

Would be the last St. Stephen for 5 years

vividly recall this Halloween show my soph year at Ohio State. NRPS did open with Jerry on steel and then hours of GD. If my memory serves me well, the next Halloween, 1972, right back at the Ohio Theatre!

- (10/19/2007)

This was my 3rd Dead show. Hall0weenb nite and the Ohio Theatre was ass-to-ass packed. NRPS opened, Garcia on pedal steel, but it was a short opening set, about 1 hour total. The Dead played about a 2 1/2 to 3 hour set total, off to a slow start because of some amp/sound problems stage right. Pigpen was absent on this tour, due to illness. New member Keith Godchaux sitting in stage left on sometimes barely audible piano. Last tour that Dead used their full complement of older tie-died fender twins and speaker cabinets on stage. Later tours saw the band replacing and updating some iof their backline.Dead would return one year later and play at the cavernous Veterans Memorial Auditorium (about 4500 capacity), also marred by sound balanvc problems in the hall by mid-show (it sounded "hard" and not very resonant in that hall, something noted by other Dead observers associated with Dick's Picks.) First time Dead played this hall was 1968 to only about 300 people! This is noted in Phil Lesh's biography of the Band. Country Joe and the Fish played there 2 weeks later to the same 300!
- (03/02/2008)

Arnold....I saw both the Halloween 71 and late October 72 shows.....72 was at Vets. I recall the towering tie died sound system. Im listening these days to GD station on SIRIUS and am hearing such great stuff. As I look at the setlist from Halloween 71 at Ohio Theatre, to me, the selections were incredible! Those were the years. We you a student at OSU?
- (03/07/2008)

Halloween night, Ohio Theatre NO seat for the ticket I bought I sat in the orchestra pit and saw the whole show from that vantage point, because of the bad ticket prior to the show i got to go backstage and meet the Dead, I remember meeting Garcia all dressed in black and fucked up. Great Dark Star, fantastic show. Unfortunately the only time I ever saw the Dead. Great night of music with NRPS OPENING.
- (05/22/2011)

This is by far my Favorite show of all time. And one of the dankest Tennessee Jed's i have eva done heard. Damn, wish Dick released the whole show, but thank the heavens for Charlie Miller's ill mixing Skills. the Archives version he did for the first set is stellar. You see Charlie Miller on Archives, it's gonna be GOOOOOOODDDD quality. Thanks man, you are a savior.
-Murphy (11/09/2012)

The jam out of Dark Star is beautiful. Anyone know if it has a name? My only problem with this show is how low Keith is in the mix.
- (01/30/2013)

I believe its called the "tighten up jam" pure get some
-autophil74 (11/12/2013)

I was there for the whole six hours; seemed like a blur or maybe it was just the psychedelics. It was my first show and we walked from the apartment. I was a fan from the release of the first album. Still listen and play today.
- (11/25/2013)

beautiful 2nd set, end of an era w/ Stephen's departure ... never to return quite the same way (although the Furthur Stephen at Red Rocks last September was played like the old school Stephens and, with the appropriate medication, was really fucking great)
-Matt Foley, River Van Man (04/23/2014)

"This here's a new one designed to rock you all the way out to the parking lot" -Phil before One More Saturday Night.
-Just Exactly Perfect Band (12/14/2015)

The jam out of Dark Star is unique and excellent wish I heard this sound from the band more often. Good Show.

- (04/12/2019)

Dick's Picks 2

Dark Star/Jam 23:14
Sugar Magnolia 6:33
St. Stephen 7:10
Not Fade Away 7:25
Goin' Down the Road Feeling Bad 10:38
Not Fade Away 3:19

-Bookkeeper (07/22/2019)

An amazing end to a pretty weak tour.This show displays Garcia at the absolute peak of his powers. In addition they have Keith miked properly for the first time since he joined the band. Still......if it donít have the Pig I just donít dig.

Also, they jam the basic chord structure to Eyes of the World during Dark Star. Very Groovy.
-Anonymous (08/09/2019)

I love this show! The second set is of course the highlight as heard on Dick Puckís Vol 2. A wonderful Dark Star, one of my favorites. Iíve also got a tape with Deall (my favorite version Iíve heard, itís rockiní!)Playing (excellent version), One More Saturday and Johnny B. Wish I could find the whole show. Donít miss this one. Ď71 Dead is my favorite Dead, this show is a good example of why.

- (02/23/2021)

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Band Configuration
(10/19/71 - 03/23/72)

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

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