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Cow Palace - Daly City, CA

Set 1:
U.S. Blues
Promised Land
Brown-Eyed Women
Mexicali Blues
Tennessee Jed
Black Throated Wind
Scarlet Begonias
Beat It On Down The Line
It Must Have Been The Roses
El Paso
China Cat Sunflower
I Know You Rider
WRS Prelude
WRS Part 1
Let It Grow

Set 2:
Playin' In The Band
Uncle John's Band
Morning Dew
Uncle John's Band
Playin' In The Band
Ship Of Fools
Big River
Ramble On Rose
Me And My Uncle
Around And Around
Wharf Rat
Sugar Magnolia
Casey Jones

One More Saturday Night

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'big river' smokes!

First 'Scarlet'
-Eric V. Segalstad

majority of show to be released as dick's picks 24...

Unreal show! Killer killer sets. Big River, Scarlet, Us Blues, one mo sat. night... man what a show!

The Sound Test show. The premier of the Wall of Sound, and an amazing show to accompany it.

I'll take what I can get, but it would've been nice if they would have put the whole show in DP24...lots of very nice shit missing.

BIODTL-8 beats before first lyric
Roses-3rd/151 times played.Donna off key.
Cassidy-1st of 338 times played!

Playin>UJB>Morning Dew>UJB>Playin'
3rd of 3 times this humdinger of a sequence was played. If you add the Ship of Fools to it, you won't find another show where the boys shuffled th deck so well.
Casey Jones-mellow and reserved.

Despite being the premiere, this Scarlet is one of the greatest standalone versions, IMHO. (A superb audience recording of this historic show circulates--don't miss it.)
-Greg Carmack

Interesting that they played Cassidy this one time in 1974 and next in 1976. Maybe it didn't go down well the first time? Who knows?!?!
-Steve (07/13/2008)

Bought this Dick's Pick, July, '08. So this was the first "Wall of Sound," Huh? Must not have had all the bugs worked out, ala, that having to start OVER a minute into "Playin'!" LOL, HILARIOUS! Old Adage Time: The more you overwork the plumbing, the easier it is to stop up the drain! I'm not complaining, though. Great show, otherwise. A worthy pick all around!
- (09/26/2008)

Ultra rare start over on playin the only time i heard the boys do it hey perrinwolf are you a donna hater cassidy only time played with one drummer
-Stagger lee (06/28/2009)

it's the obvious highlight of the show but the playing in the band->uncle john's band->morning dew->uncle john's band->playing in the band is mind bogglingly good. not many bands would try to pull off playing the reprise to two different songs one after the other in the same jam. this is why the grateful dead are amazing.
- (12/01/2009)

"I know you headlight" Oh Jerry, i love your mistakes, they make me chuckle. hehe.
Jerry messes up the second verse of Rider but makes it sound great anyway. God i miss his humor.
-Murphy (08/02/2012)

This was pretty much my second show after NYE 1971. I had hit the skids and didn't have the finances to go to shows until June 1973 Led Zep at Kezar in SF got the game rolling. In the Cow Palace parking lot there was a guy with doses. For a couple bucks each. I accidentally took two purple microdots they were so small. He said oh-oh but it was done. Inside it was packed. I sat on the floor just in front and a little to right of stage. By the time of show I was flying but glued to floor. Everybody danced around me and it was very visually stimulating. I had no idea it was the Wall of Sound premier. So the sound was coming from every direction in the hall was how it felt. After it was all done I realized I was sitting facing the back of the hall. Like I said the sound was all around coming from everywhere. I managed to get up and ground scored an orange and a quarter for bus fare back to Oakland.
- (06/11/2016)

Sloppy, loud and fast. Just the way I like my dead. China Rider really cooks.
-Anonymous (07/27/2020)

A simply incredible show. 30 songs, they all just crackle with energy. Garica’s voice comes thru the years like sunshine.
-Anonymous (07/28/2020)

First wall of sound show. So it begins people
-Anonymous (09/18/2020)

I have checked out a few things off this show in the past but spun most of it today and man what a smoker. From the US opener to WWS first set is outstanding! And the combo that turned me on Playing UJB Dew UJB Playing might be the best of the 3 times played the one that got me 11/10/73. Not to mention the first Scarlett and Cassidy. I saw Phish at this venue in 96 good show the next night at ARCO was one of my favorite Phish shows but anyway back to Cow Palace kind of a dump. This is a must listen for any head one of the best of 74 or any year for that matter. NFA 65-95!!!
-Chris (03/23/2021)

-Chris (03/23/2021)

I was there, The beautiful Wharf Rat almost convinced me to sober up after 23 years of substance and alcohol abuse, then Donna and Bob started an orgasmic scream match in OMSN so I just gave up and hit the bottle again, sorry Jerry.

-Nick Johnson (03/04/2022)

Heard during the show either to Phil or Bill:

"You're a maniac!"
-Amy Quinn Ryan (03/05/2022)

Wheredafuq is bookkeeper
-Anonymous (05/03/2023)

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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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