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McGaw Memorial Hall - Evanston, IL

Set 1:
The Promised Land
Me And Bobby McGee
Brown-Eyed Women
Black Throated Wind
China Cat Sunflower
I Know You Rider
Mexicali Blues
Brokedown Palace
Beat It On Down The Line
Loose Lucy
El Paso
They Love Each Other
WRS Prelude
WRS Part 1
Let It Grow

Set 2:
Morning Dew
Playin' In The Band
Uncle John's Band
Playin' In The Band
Mississippi Half-Step
He's Gone
Wharf Rat
Sugar Magnolia

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Morning Dew to start off the 2nd set!!
Didn't realize "Playin' in the 'John" was done in the early 70s'-SCHWEET!

This was an incredible night to remember. The concert was amazing. The band played and played, and the audience became "one" with the music. It was a surreal evening, and I will never forget it....including the "el" accident that we were all (concert goers, packed in like sardines)in after the concert. It sobered many of us up...
- (07/23/2011)

What an amazing concert! I was there 42 years ago and remember the second set very clearly. I remember walking into McGaw Hall and seeing the largest pile of speakers I'd ever seen. Great memories. Thanks for the recording.
- (08/06/2015)

Wake of the flood 50th remaster deluxe edition. WRS, and beginning of Set 2 to Mississippi Half Step
- (10/05/2023)

50th Anniversary of this great and momentous show! Second set recording is a terrific listen from that opening Morning Dew; the interplay between Jerry and Phil is so beautiful it will make you cry, and it goes from there.

Question, does anyone know if/where a complete recording of the first set exists? All the archive recordings are of the second set, plus the WRS (a great one!) on the Wake of the Flood Reissue.

I feel a connection to this show in my hometown, though I was just a child asleep in my bed just a few blocks away from McGaw Hall. I like to think it drifted on the night wind and planted a seed, though I took some different musical journeys before my first show at Alpine in '89.

A lot of interesting (to me anyway!) lore about this one, produced by the Amazingrace coffeehouse people at the Main which was a family staple. And a crazy project to drape the ceiling in parachute silks, dipped for fireproofing (good plan!)-- seems like something unimaginable today. Evanston!
-Dead Skeptic (11/01/2023)

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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

Note: Band configuration is across specified time period. Configuration for particular show may have differed.

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