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War Memorial Auditorium - Buffalo, NY

Set 1:
Mississippi Half-Step
The Race Is On
Mexicali Blues
Box Of Rain
Tennessee Jed
Jack Straw
Big Railroad Blues
El Paso
Row Jimmy
Looks Like Rain
They Love Each Other
Playin' In The Band

Set 2:
Promised Land
Greatest Story Ever Told
He's Gone
The Other One
Spanish Jam
I Know You Rider
Sugar Magnolia

Casey Jones

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this show was actually at the War Memorial in BUFFALO, NY not Rochester,,,the venues had the same name but the cities were different.
they played Rochester on 3/30/73 and headed west to Buffalo for the 3/31/73 show.
as for the shows themselves...they are both excellent!!

According to my wife, this is the show where we danced together for the first time.

Awesome show. The TLEO is super fast!

the only time ever that i know you rider comes outta the other one...from o1 through variations on both spanish jam AND mind left body jams snaking into the 4-chord progression that signals the beginning of most 1970's pre-hiatus riders....sweet, sweet stuff

No SBD download at the Archive? Got you covered. VBR mp3, clean download...

All better now...
-krafty (12/09/2009)

how is this Other One on Dead Projects top 10 ever?
-Anonymous (05/07/2011)

I've realized my previous error. The Other One is a great version ... I listened to it and got it. My apologies.
-Anonymous (08/27/2016)

Set 1

Mississippi Half-Step Uptown Toodeloo - Not perfect but good. No long vocal refrain.

The Race Is On - So glad it's in the rotation.

Sugaree - Heck Yeah!!!!!! Really sweet version.

Mexicali Blues - Like Sugaree before it.

Tennessee Jed - Dug the way Jerry fought his guitar during this. Keith provides nifty sounds during the buildup.

Big Railroad Blues - A welcomed treat.

El Paso - I wonder if Garcia lifted finger weights ?

Row Jimmy - Bill is laying it down!! My favorite from '73 as of now. I've never heard Jimmy played so insistently on the drums. (Including when they used 2 drummers) Must hear. Totally kept yet enhanced the vibe.

They Love Each Other - Textbook/springy.

Playing In The Band - The entire band is locked in. Sinking, flying, sailing, Playing.

Set 2

Promised Land - Rock N Roll.

Bertha - Jumping version.

Greatest Story Ever Told - Shaky start from Jerry/strong finish by all.

He's Gone - A perfect rendition of a classic. 'Nuff said.

Truckin' - Rocks & Rolls. Nice slide work.

Drums - Bill working.

The Other One - Billy K hits a simple groove alternating between his bass drum/toms at the 2 + minute mark through the 4 and a half minute mark. It gives the jam a cool texture and adds to the overall badassery of it all. He brings it up a few more times. Bill is on FIRE this entire show! (see Jimmy, Sugar Mag)

Spanish Jam - Ambient Phil. Super chilled.

I Know You Rider - A catless Rider and a good one taboot!

Sugar Magnolia - Coked up tempo. Again Bill is killing it. Best version of ' far. Rocks!

Casey Jones - Nice one !

Grievance - Jerry (God bless him) keeps screwing up during Jack Straw and Looks Like Rain. So far (to my ears) there is no hope for Box of Rain. This show, along with a few others, was almost a perfect game. [Contrary to the tenor of the statement above im having a blast doing this and 1973 is loaded]

Of the 24 songs played the 21 above I would download and spin again.

21 of 24 is a grade of 87.50%

On to April/May/June !

Cheers !

-Bloggy Mcgee (09/19/2018)

The lone rider!
-UncleBen (05/15/2020)

Promised Land
Greatest Story Ever Told

3/12 times this great trifecta was played
- (08/25/2021)

Fantastic 2nd set especially Hes gone through Casey Jones.
-Kdead (07/29/2023)

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Band Configuration
(07/16/72 - 10/19/74)

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

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