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Oakland Auditorium Arena - Oakland, CA

Set 1:
Mississippi Half-Step
Franklin's Tower
Me And My Uncle
Big River
It's All Over Now
Brown-Eyed Women
Lost Sailor
Promised Land

Set 2:
Scarlet Begonias
Fire On The Mountain
Estimated Prophet
Eyes Of The World
Ollin Arrageed
Not Fade Away
Wharf Rat
Around And Around

Good Lovin'
Johnny B. Goode

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first althea?

another fine show during this great run of shows from 79-83 this year was a forgotten one and in the history of the deads legacy a fantastic transition from losing kieth and Donna to gaining perhaps the best keyboard and organ player around then he was so under estimated listen to brent channel if you can and you will hear what mean solid playing always
thank god for 79 senoir year of high school

Franklin's-2nd year of 6 year hiatus of Help>Slip>Franklins. Jerry is still noodeling when Me & My Uncle starts up.
Big River-long intro aka 74USBlues
Lost Sailor-2nd time played
Althea-2nd time played
so so first set, not too much emotion
5th time this sequence played-thanks
Ollin Arrageed-8th/9th time played
3 songs....Bertha....why not call mini 3rd set?


I think their Meyer sound system debuted at these two shows...Also remember seeing Garcia's 'new' guitar after the yellow-butterscotch-colored thing he'd been playing for a coupla years. Lesh had a matching bass he used for a year or so...ALSO Garcia and Lesh had switched stage sides and they went on with that configuration until the end.
- (07/04/2007)

4/2/82 Cameron Indoor Stadium, Duke U., Durham, N.C. (Fri) was when Phil and Jerry switched sides of the stage, as per deadbase
-Brianmerrilyn (07/07/2007)

Killer show! 3 song encore, "wow"

And Duke 82 was when Jerry and Phil changed sides as I was there.
-Anonymous (05/30/2012)

Jerry is lovin' the Tiger, hear it roar on Around and Around to close a wild set.
-Murphy (05/08/2013)

and lol to the Johnny B. Goode being for chuck berry going to jail. $200,000 tax evasion.
-Murphy (05/08/2013)

I was at this show with my brother in law, first time for him. I remember a couple of things. My vw bus broke down on the way from Sausalito, just after we crossed the bridge. We left it on Chestnut st. Took a bus. Then took Bart. then a cab and got there just as the band was kicking off.... I also recall the heads singing happy birthday to Jerry when he came out for the third set/encore. House lights were turned up. The dead rocked out that encore for sure. Great time (as always), great show. always grateful for those times!

- (12/16/2015)

I dig Jerry's lightning speed on the Scarlet jam just before he switches tones and styles completely after Phil drops the FOTM intro. Great show.
-Just Exactly Perfect Band (11/26/2017)

... thank you Sirius for playing 8/5/1979 Oakland today....

IKO IKO on & on ......
- (09/19/2020)

This early version of Althea is so interesting. The lyrics are mostly all there but they are radically mixed up from the ultimate order. Also there's the line "...honest to the point of innocence" which eventually morphed into "honest to the point of recklessness." The latter just fits better especially with the next line, "self-centered to the extreme."
-Tom Thumb (10/26/2022)

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Band Configuration
(04/16/79 - 07/23/90)

Lead Guitar: Jerry Garcia
Rhythm Guitar: Bob Weir
Bass: Phil Lesh
Keyboards: Brent Mydland
Drums: Bill Kreutzmann
Drums: Mickey Hart

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

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