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11/18/78
Uptown Theater - Chicago, IL

Set 1:
Jack Straw
Candyman
Me And My Uncle
Big River
Sugaree
El Paso
Stagger Lee
It's All Over Now
From The Heart Of Me
The Music Never Stopped

Set 2:
Scarlet Begonias
Fire On The Mountain
I Need A Miracle
He's Gone
Drums
The Other One
Wharf Rat
Sugar Magnolia

Encore:
One More Saturday Night

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Comments:

My First show. What a fantadtic play list.
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The day of the Jonestown massacre
-Anonymous (04/30/2016)


2nd set "Bobby" turned up to 11,,,back it down to 55,,,one to many RockStara
- (06/29/2017)


This is one of the best shows of '78, and a creative pinnacle for this band's lineup. Not much in late 78-early 79 matches the Jan-Feb peak, 6/4, July 78, or the October 78 winterland stuff. But this show is certainly on that level, and a must hear for anyone exploring 1978.

Keith is playing very confidently and with a lot of blues influence going on (its a chicago show). He sounds very alive and Jerry hits some great solos this night. This is in many ways the peak of this late Godchaux lineup's repertoire. The highlight is a very exciting jam surrounding Other One, with some brain melt stuff.

This has the hottest versions this lineup played of Stagger Lee and I Need A Miracle. There is also a wonderful Candyman, very well played. I think this version of Music Never Stopped is in contention for best ever, especially given Keith's input. It's All Over Now is given special attention from the band (again - its chicago) and this performance is top notch, equal to the Dick Picks 18 version from Feb.

Scarlet-Fire is kinda mellow compared to other 78 versions people know and love, but don't miss Keith's beautiful playing on this version.

Top Quality versions of: Stagger Lee, Candyman, It's All Over Now, The Music Never Stopped, I Need A Miracle, Other One, He's Gone, From The Heart Of Me
- (03/20/2020)


There are some nice photos of this night and the night before if you search on Getty images.
- (03/20/2020)


... thank you Sirius for sharing 11/18/1978 Chicago, IL show with us today for the 7:00 AM TIGDH show ...

Set 2:
Drums
The Other One
Wharf Rat
Sugar Magnolia

Encore:
One More Saturday Night

iko iko on & on & on & on .......
tyedyetom

- (12/17/2020)


People disco dancing in the aisle during Sugar Magnolia.

After the show Phil said, "We'd like to thank the people in the front row for not moving a muscle all night. We sure hope you folks can get home by yourselves."
- (01/31/2021)


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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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