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Dane County Coliseum - Madison, WI

Set 1:
Big River
Here Comes Sunshine
Black Throated Wind
They Love Each Other
Mexicali Blues
Tennessee Jed
Looks Like Rain
El Paso
Row Jimmy
Playin' In The Band

Set 2:
China Cat Sunflower
I Know You Rider
Me And My Uncle
Dark Star
Mind Left Body Jam
Dark Star Jam
Eyes Of The World
Stella Blue
WRS Prelude
WRS Part 1
Let It Grow
Goin' Down The Road Feeling Bad
One More Saturday Night

Uncle John's Band

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UJB is superb

Try...the entire second set buddy!
-Lewis Marbury

here Comes Sunshin= not the best first set opener but the pot made it better

hcs - nick you are the one dentist that did not like Dentine

surely you are kidding

hcs did not open the show -(bertha did) so you were smoking something other than pot

It must have been great stuff Nick, as I suspect you were actually in St. Louis five nights later.
-Anonymous (04/01/2009)

i wasn't at the show, but my friend ted from chicago mailed me an excellent bootleg of it, out of the goodness of his heart. the dark star>mlb jam was a lot of fun.
- (05/25/2010)

Is Nick real?
-Murphy (12/04/2012)

Bobby has a little trouble with the words to Black Throated Wind, and "I've never had doubts or thoughts of regret" comes out as "(inaudible)... mountains of debt" which is pretty amusing given the band's financial situation.

Show is 1973 magic through and through.
-Just Exactly Perfect Band (02/12/2015)

Nick is in fact real. He is a special agent of the CIA and is a highly trained Orangutan that was part of a special project designed to train Orangutans to infiltrate civilian populations and ultimately to run for political office. He escaped our facility as a child shortly after training began during an especially dangerous and formative part of his training. It is imperative that we find him and return him to the authorities.

If anyone has information about his whereabouts, please forward any and all information to
-Operation Trained Monkey (12/17/2015)

This is a direct quote from Dick Latvala regarding this show...
"Now we get to one of the all-time, out-of-this-world kind of
shows: 10/25/73. I really can't say enough about this one! The first
set is very good, but itis the second set that does you in. The
"China Cat->Rider" is one of the better ones from that era when
they used that transition material that people call "Tighten Up"
and other names, and I am just as confused about this as the next
guy. So a detailed discussion about that wonderful "jam"
occurring towards the ends of some "Dark Stars" from 1969 and
1970, (and which is stated as beautifully as I could ever hope to
hear on 4/8/72- Wembley) and which also could be occasionally
intimated during some versions of "Dancing in the Streets", that
kind of discussion is something that I would like to learn more
from some of you guys who have been investigating this. But not
right now, since I need to finish gushing all over this Madison
show. The "Dark Star->Eyes->Stella Blue" is where the action is!
There are "jams" surrounding these songs that contain some very,
very scary and unbelievable playing. A bass sound that Phil
employs here will pretty much have you seriously thinking that
this might be too much! Obviously words will never get this
described very well, at least not my words. The "Eyes" is another
one of those "best versions" type of things." Dick Latvala
- (05/31/2019)

Maybe Nick obtained a copy of the show that starts with HCS.
-Anonymous (08/28/2019)

My first show. What a second set!! I had to remind myself to breath during Stella Blue.
- (10/19/2019)

So if Dick his self gushed over this show, when will we see it released?
Much of the fall of 73 is available but 10/25/73 was a great show.
- (01/29/2020)

Kind of an odd sound to the recording this night, I doubt it will see a release. Dave has released almost all the tapes for this on Tapers Section. Maybe they have a better source around somewhere.

That being said, this is indeed a legendary show, very hot start tot end. Don't miss the Phil stuff that goes down in Playin' and Dark Star.

According to my calculations these are the best versions of Bertha, Stella and Weather Report Suite to come from the cherished Late '73 stretch !!

- (03/04/2020)

... thank you Sirius for playing the 2nd set of this wonder 10/25/1973 Madison WI show today on TIGDH 7 AM ...

iko iko on & on .......
- (10/26/2020)

... thank you Sirius for sharing the 10/25/1973 Madison, WI show with us today for the 7:00 AM TIGDH show ...

Set 1:
El Paso
Row Jimmy
Playin' In The Band
>>> This shall be Dave's Pick #38 once released <<<

iko iko forever & a day
- (01/05/2021)

... thank you Sirius for sharing the 10/25/1973 Madison, WI show with us today for the 7:00 AM TIGDH show ...

Set 2:
WRS Prelude
WRS Part 1
Goin' Down The Road Feeling Bad
One More Saturday Night

Uncle John's Band

iko iko forever & a day

- (01/07/2021)

Seemingly extra-dimensional interference is heard during Let It Grow. Edited out of some archive recordings.
-Luke (06/11/2021)

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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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