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Golden Hall - San Diego, CA

Set 1:
China Cat Sunflower
I Know You Rider
Mama Tried
Mexicali Blues
Easy To Love You

Set 2:
Alabama Getaway
Greatest Story Ever Told
Ship Of Fools
Terrapin Station
Playin' In The Band
Lost Sailor
Saint Of Circumstance
Wharf Rat
Sugar Magnolia

One More Saturday Night

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excellent show! the china>rider opener really cooks!

WOW...this is an excellent show from late 79..the P.I.T.B. jam is just mind blowing..can u dig it? get this little gem of a show..:^)

Rider-Jerry's solos are spot on while Billy and Mickey create a rolling thunder throughout. Yes, Row Jimmy, this blasts you off from the start!

Peggy-O>Cassidy>Easy To Love You>Althea
3rd of 4th time this ballad quartet was performed. All within 12month span.

Alabama>Greatest>Ship Of Fools>Terrapin>Playin
Never played before or again. Hidden gem of a show.


This has to be one of the best shows of '79. The Passenger is fantastic. Phil drops earth-shattering bass bombs throughout. The Lost>Saint is truly beautiful. Amazing, high energy show.
-AD (11/18/2011)

Passenger is a guitar duel between phil and jer.
What a way to end a set!

- (05/15/2013)

Fall '79 is the perfection of Ship of Fools. They are all sooooo tight
-Anonymous (07/25/2014)

What a shit hot China/Rider! The whole Fall run of '79 is fantastic! - Steve

-Anonymous (12/03/2014)

Hot show, great China->Rider as people above have said. Peggy-O, Althea, Passenger all rip. Second set is money, special shout-out to Terrapin, Playin' and the post-Drums sequence. The Wharf Rat doesn't stretch out or go to unexpected places, but it is performed exceptionally well with great solos--especially the one before the lats verse--by Jerry. Fall 1979 is an outstanding tour and deserves many spins and more chatter. Enjoy and pass along to a friend.
-Ed (04/03/2019)

... thank you Sirius for playing 11/24/1979 San Diego for us today....

IKO IIKO on & on .......
- (09/25/2020)

I love Keith and Donna when she sings in key. But fall 79 is killer. Super long jams and the band seemed re energized with Brent still finding his place but think about it like being a new boy friend meeting a family for the first time. Grateful Dead had played like 1000 shows together by this time. A couple of other shows from this era I think we're fantastic 11/30/79 12/1 and 12/26. Just one heads oppion. ☮️ NFA 65-95!!!
- (11/24/2020)

Looks like they swapped out the first two songs in each set to play in the other. The boys having fun mixing it up.
-Steve (09/13/2021)

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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

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