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Winterland Arena - San Francisco, CA

Set 1:
Mississippi Half-Step
Jack Straw
They Love Each Other
Looks Like Rain
The Music Never Stopped

Set 2:
Samson And Delilah
Funiculi Funicula
Help On The Way
Franklin's Tower
Estimated Prophet
St. Stephen
Not Fade Away
St. Stephen
Terrapin Station
Sugar Magnolia

U.S. Blues
One More Saturday Night

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The second set to this show, in my opinion, kicks ass. It's one of those tapes you throw in and from the first starting chords to the final notes just leaves you wishing you could have been there in all it's glory.......Awesome!

shouldn't "Sunshine Daydream" follow "Sugar Magnolia?"

Pat, what the fuck are you talking about??

The best second set ever, in my opinion. The most amazing Help on the Way--->Slipknot!-->Franklin's Tower played by The Dead, not to mention to the eerie Funiculi Funicula. Unreal St Stephen-->Not fade away-->drumz--->St sTephen combo. Great encore!

i managed to get a hold of about half the second set, from samson and delilah through franklin's tower, and the help on the way > slipknot > franklin's tower is unreal.

I used to think the Great American Help>Slip>Franks was the best...until I got my hands on this one. There is no finer H>S>F anywhere on the planet!!

I think Pat did one to many hits of acid! This show does kick some fuckin ass!

One of the best shows in '77. Got a good SBD on Tape if you want it.

i beg to differ on the Help>slip>franklins, although it is a great jam, i think the best h>s>F is 5-9-77 in buffalo, get that show if you dont have it, deff. a must have

This show is incredible from start to finish. The Miss. 1/2 Step starts the show and just blows me out of the water every time I hear it. This whole show is just pure Grateful Dead at its finest top notch grandeur.
-grateful farmer

well, i just had a listen to this show and i have to say..just damn..first set is really good but oh my God..the second set is truly one the all ages..H->S->F is the very best i have ever heard. while i agree that 5-9-77 is really, really grate this one just completly ROCKS..i dont think it gets any better than this one folks..the second set is moved up to be my top 5 second sets of all time..please get this one boys and girls. :^))

I have to say the first time i heard this show was just the second set on SBD tape. The Terrapin was what got me........i have now listened to the whole show but the terrapin was the gem! Just amazing! The whole show is brilliant but Terrapin is was played how it was always ment to be played.......just mind blowing!

the power chords that jerry hit at the end of the solo of us blues has to be the most inspiring secounds ever recorded
-power chords

Pat- if "sunshine daydream" is played immediately following "sugar magnolia" than the two are referred to simply as sugar magnolia. Only when sunshine daydream is played separately does the designation need to be made.

I'd call this the second best 2nd set ever. Coming in just behind 11-17-73. My opinion only, but everyone should have both of these shows.

is ever set the best, or is it just me.

We're a diverse bunch, someggs. If we weren't we could all just have our copies of 5-8-77 and call it a day.

Personally I love hearing people rave about shows I didn't necessarily know about. I'm always grateful for the ability to experience something new.

And did I mention the raw energy of the Help>Slip>Franks?

Also, someone above mentioned the Half-Step. You should give 11-6-77 a listen also.

-Jay (04/18/2007)

the help>slip>franklin's from oakland october '76 is hella legit as well. it's also on dick's picks vol. 33.
- (05/20/2007)

Bobby is spot on in Cassidy and LLRain.
-Perrinswolf (06/15/2007)

Best Show of 77, Blows Cornell off the Map!
-powiee (11/10/2007)

This three night run is going to become an official release 10/2009
- (09/15/2009)

this entire show is amazing, but the part that always get me is the finale to terrapin station...there's not many times i've heard the boys rock harder than that.
- (04/14/2010)

last show before Mickey wrecked his car. The band took the summer off because of it - about 3 months total
-Mark (09/20/2011)

Initiated in '69. Saw many 2nd sets, heard many many more. This one is up there...way, way up there.
-Pops (01/26/2013)

I was there and trust me the second set was beyond compare.
- (11/18/2013)

Great Dead sounding grand at Winterland. Super hot Help Slip and the Frank's Tower is not too shabby either. Check it out!
- (06/04/2014)

Every now and then I hear Donna sing and I know why the boys had her in the band. She sure does not sing "back up" on Sunrise. Just beautiful.
- (12/07/2014)

The help-slip was fast as hell. made me wonder if the tempo was inspired by some booger sugar between sets. That being said, one if the best help-slips I've ever heard
-A2 Tennessee Jed (02/17/2015)

Best Funiculi Funicula ever!!!
-Luigi Denza (11/04/2016)

Best Funiculi Funicula ever!!
-Luigi Denza (11/04/2016)

The absolute all time best Help>Slip>Frank. Period. End of story. Good tempo, every space is nuanced and it drives.
-Anonymous (05/20/2017)

This is a monster show and last of the summer. The next show will be the Legendary 9-03-77 Englishtown... which, to me, may possibly be the best. But then there are so many charms in 1977 for the Grateful Dead.
And 6-09-77 was certainly flawless the Estimated>St. Stephen is an example of perfect transcendental music that no, no, no other band could ever touch. These guys in the Grateful Dead are certainly the other ones! Jehovah's favorite choir! The music plays the band. This show also is a concert that follows the CROWD. The only thing missin' is Uncle John...
- (09/01/2017)

I love the help> of this era. a charging sound. like the one from great american music hall release prior to dicks picks, etc. also, seems that the intro has a couple extra loops than took place later. anyway, we all have our opinions or things we think we hear. love help> thx for reading
-jim (04/03/2018)

Winterland 1977 Box

Disc 7

Mississippi Half-Step 11:27
Jack Straw 6:06
They Love Each Other 7:33
Cassidy 5:41
Sunrise 4:14
Deal 5:48
Looks Like Rain 9:10
Loser 7:40
The Music Never Stopped 7:44

Disc 8

Samson and Delilah 7:39
Funiculi Funicula 2:25
Help On The Way 5:09
Slipknot! 9:00
Franklin's Tower 17:29

Disc 9

Estimated Prophet 11:36
St. Stephen 5:30
Not Fade Away 6:29
Drums 4:22
St. Stephen 0:51
Terrapin Station 11:10
Sugar Magnolia 9:25
U.S. Blues 6:08
One More Saturday Night 5:18

-Bookkeeper (07/21/2019)

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Band Configuration
(10/20/74 - 02/17/79)

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

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