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Madison Square Garden - New York City, NY

Set 1:
Jack Straw
Me And My Uncle
Big River
New Minglewood Blues
Tennessee Jed
Lost Sailor
Saint Of Circumstance

Set 2:
China Cat Sunflower
I Know You Rider
Looks Like Rain
He's Gone
Wharf Rat
Around And Around

Shakedown Street

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Ahh. My 1st Dead show...1st concert ever. I was 16 years old. Haven't seen the set list in ages. I just remember it was at MSG, Sept '79, and that "Shakedown" was the encore. Thanks guys for the resource!!!

Jack Straw-top notch Jerry noodling
Sugaree-Excellent ebb and flow
Me & My Uncle-funny Bobby banter
Big River-eloquent Brent, 73 Keithesque
Tenn Jed-Brent's voice is so clear
2nd set
LLRain-trippy sound for Bobby voice
He's Gone-boys harmonies are spot on
Whart Rat-nice slow progression with different "burgundy wine" line drawn out
Around-nice tempo change at end and great jazz jam
e: Shakedown-Phil bomb at the start

Early MSG show.


PERRIN! keep on truckin dude....everydamntime you rate a show I listen to it, and LOVE IT or not! haha
This show RAGES like a hungry hippo, well maybe a baby one cuz it's so short!
-gratefuldan (08/26/2008)

My first show -- at the tender age of 15 -- and I dropped for it too! I remember the thrill of hearing scarlet fire and china ryder live -- also the killer deal at end of set 1. But nothing seemed to top the killer lost saint which they played really well.

I have this dull recollection of them flubbing up the beginning of Jack Straw and doing an extremely rare start-over about 10 secs in -- a friend seems to remember this too but no one else does so maybe I'm mistaken ...
- (01/08/2009)

some diff lyrics on saint
-steve (08/03/2009)

Great sounding download at Rapidshare...

Cool, Crisp and Clean...Enjoy!
-krafty (12/03/2009)

My first dead show....I remember leaving with a smile on my face....looking at the set list now, short show songwise
- (09/03/2017)

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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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