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Academy Of Music - New York City, NY

Set 1:
Hey Bo Diddley
I'm A Man
Take It Off

Set 2:
How Sweet It Is
Are You Lonely For Me
Next Time You See Me
Brown-Eyed Women
Smokestack Lightning
Sitting On Top Of The World
Looks Like Rain
Mr. Charlie
Playin' In The Band
Good Lovin'

Turn On Your Love Light

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I need this show. Please e mail me if you have it.

I've only been able to get my hands on a B- quality copy of this one, would be great to find something better...anyone???

I was there, and I won't forget it.

The recordings I've heard are barely listenible. AUD and busted up to hell. Sounds like someone was sitting on the microphone.

It was a great night - and it was a Hell's Angels benefit show. Seems like the local NYC chapter had gotten busted with enough guns in somebody's apartment to outfit a small army. Oh well.

Does anyone know if Jerry Band & Friends played on the 25th? and if so, did the Dead join in with the Friends? Looking at the handbills in DP30, it shows the Dead at the Academy on 3-21,22,23,26,27,28 with Jerry Band playing on the 25th. Just curious.

dp 30
-Anonymous (09/26/2007)

Smokestack is disgusting!
-Anonymous (08/27/2009)

I was at every show on this run. 3/25 was originally a night off in the middle of a 6-show run. The Hell's Angels benefit was added at the start of the run and billed as Jerry Garcia & Friends (not the JGBY) with Bo Diddley. The friends were the rest of the Dead, backing Bo for Set 1, and then adding Donna (her first show as an official band member) at the beginning of Set 2.
- (04/28/2011)

Heard part of this show on an internet radio station recently. Sounded awesome. Sorry I couldn't record it.
- (02/21/2013)

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Have a Grateful Day

-Hipfan99 (05/14/2013)

The stuff from DP30, with Bo, et al., is a *lot* of fun. Certainly a change of pace from what we usually hear. You really have to bend your ear to get used to the Dead covering those Garcia/Saunders tunes. Smokestack is, yeah, pretty wicked-cool.
- (02/28/2014)

Smokestack: great ad-libs from Pigpen ("put your pistol away") and the jam sounds like it's going to careen right into Truckin'
-Just Exactly Perfect Band (09/06/2016)

This was my first show. Hell's Angels everywhere. I remember being blown away by Pigpen...had no idea how sick he was. This was the tune-up for what we now know as Europe '72. For those of you still looking...this show and 3-28-72 is intact on Dick's Picks #30.

- (04/25/2018)

Pig Pen rules this show. Last smokestack (sorry kids 80s / 90s cheese is not the same thang as da Pig!)
-Anonymous (05/17/2019)

Dick's Picks 30

Disc 1

Bo Diddley (w/ Bo) 4:10
I'm A Man (w/ Bo) 6:00
I've Seen Them All (w/ Bo) 7:43
Jam (w/ Bo) 9:59
Mona (w/ Bo) 3:34
How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You) 7:56
Are You Lonely For Me 7:37
Smokestack Lightnin' 13:11

-Bookkeeper (04/25/2020)

This was the only show the Grateful Dead ever played "How Sweet It Is", although it was played by JGB many times.

The reason I'm adding this comment....I'm listening to the 8/21/72 Berkeley show at the moment and after Brown Eyed Woman, a woman in the crowd yells out "How Sweet It Is" and Phil replies "Thanks, we forgot about that one". They never did play it again, but I wondered why that woman might have called out that one, only ever played once by the Grateful Dead.

Hmm...could it be that Jerry and Merle Saunders played in Berkeley three nights earlier on 8/18/72? And could they have played that song? And maybe that woman was at that show?
I can't find the setlist from that show on Google..and I guess we'll never know about that woman.
- (03/10/2021)

this looks interesting
- (03/21/2022)

Anyone know if that's pedal steel guitar on Looks Like Rain from 3/25/72 /DP30? And if Jerry is playing it.

- (05/05/2024)

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Band Configuration
(03/25/72 - 06/17/72)

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

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