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Dane County Coliseum - Madison, WI

Set 1:
Cold Rain And Snow
Mexicali Blues
Big River
They Love Each Other
Looks Like Rain
Brown-Eyed Women
El Paso
The Music Never Stopped

Set 2:
Good Lovin'
Ship Of Fools
Estimated Prophet
Eyes Of The World
Playin' In The Band
The Wheel
Playin' In The Band

Johnny B. Goode

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i love this version of eyes. the intro solo is absolutely amazing. great segues too, throughout the whole est>eyes>playin>wheel>playin segment. just great.

Wow! What a second set!

tremendous B-EW, very upbeat, Jerry's solos are blistering, raucus Music closes a crisp and tasty set 1

Once again I owe a great deal of gratitude to the infamous GA-DeadHead. Without question is this the greatest Playing In the Band which meshes nicely right into The Wheel ever so gently coming back into Playing In the Band. This masterpiece can be heard on Dick's Picks 18. The Estimated Prophet>Eyes Of the World is right up there with the best of them. Quite possibly could be my very favorite Estimated>Eyes of all time. Great stuff!!!

BE Woman-Has the vitality of pre-75, with the new groove of the bands 3rd era.

-Perrinswolf (06/28/2007)

this show is sick! jerrys solos in estimated prophet are just awe inspiring. i dont know what it is but every time these guys played at the dane county coliseum they really ripped it. the 73 shows they played there really ripped especially 2/15/73 (awesome dark star with a phil "quad bass" solo. listen to it to understand if you dont know what i mean)
-chris (12/03/2008)

listening to this show you could easily mistake it for a 73 set if you didnt know the date before listening. these guys were on fire. deff one of the top 5 shows of 78 imo. listen to this
-cb (02/28/2009)

i just got dicks picks 18 and im trying to put together the whole second set. does anyone have "ship of fools" and "good lovin" they would be able to send me? via email would work since its only two tracks. i have all the other 2nd set songs from my DP 18 so these are the only two i need. thanks peace
- (02/28/2009)

Best b.e. Women ever
-Stagger lee (06/28/2009)

whats with the dead always bustin out in Madison Wisconsin? they choke on the biggest stages and play like gods in the middle of nowhere lol. I guess thats why we love the dead. at any givin time they coulda busted out somethin that would blow your mind. wish i coulda been there. this show is ridiculous.
-Anonymous (05/06/2011)

Wharf Rat-...not on setlist but sure is mighty good....listening to on
-Perrinswolf (04/17/2013)

This show is crazy! I lose sense of time whenever I hear the Estimated-Johnny set!
-Anonymous (06/28/2013)

one of the previous comments is accurate: Playin' is 73-style in its spaced out intensity. Jerry is on fire for the whole 2nd set. Great show with less 77 polish and more 78 ragged energy.
-Just Exactly Perfect Band (04/25/2016)

1978 is my sleeper year, at least these early months. of course we love '77 but 1978 has ragged energy as the comment above points out. I like that description
-jim (08/30/2018)

This show will fuck you strait in the ass if you don't be careful cuz it's a strait bastard...amazing and rolling and drippy Grateful Dead...this is prime 78 GD...
- (04/05/2019)

Dick's Picks 18

Disc 1

Cold Rain and Snow 6:17
They Love Each Other 7:42
Looks Like Rain 7:59
Brown-Eyed Women 5:34
The Music Never Stopped 8:06

Disc 2

Estimated Prophet 12:16
Eyes of the World 14:38
Playing in the Band 24:35
The Wheel 5:44
Playing in the Band 9:02
Johnny B. Goode 4:36

-Bookkeeper (07/21/2019)

"whats with the dead always bustin out in Madison Wisconsin? they choke on the biggest stages and play like gods in the middle of nowhere lol."

Madison has been a hub of counterculture and activism for decades.
-Phil (09/03/2020)

What Phil said. And the cheese curds are great!
-Anonymous (02/05/2024)

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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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