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Compton Terrace Amphitheater - Tempe, AZ

Set 1:
Alabama Getaway
Promised Land
They Love Each Other
Mexicali Blues
El Paso
Tennessee Jed
New Minglewood Blues
Don't Ease Me In
Looks Like Rain
Easy To Love You
Feel Like A Stranger

Set 2:
China Cat Sunflower
I Know You Rider
Lost Sailor
Saint Of Circumstance
Terrapin Station
Black Peter
Around And Around
Johnny B. Goode

U.S. Blues

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My first show! I was 16 and with my older sisters and my cousin. A nice young man opens my car door when we pull into the lot. "Would anyone here be interested in purchasing some excellent LSD?" The shocked look on my face had my sisters in tears and they dismissed the polite salesman. A minute later we are walking into the amphitheater located in a small amusement park in Tempe. There were at least 15 "hippies" bathing naked in the fountains at the entrance. This was pretty wild for a sheltered kid like me. Warren Zevon opened up and by the time The Dead took the stage I had met some of the coolest people on earth, smoked my first time from many passed joints, drank my first homemade wine and was asked to dance by a very hot girl when "Warewolves of London" was played.
This was my jumping off show. I had never experienced anything like this. I was a complete music geek and when the Dead played what seemed like forever, I knew I had found home.
26 years and 70+ shows later(until Vegas '95) I still love their music more than anything else out there, before or since. Thanks to all who have traded/given tapes, made available downloads and especially to my sisters who knew that this music geek would find the holy grail, THE DEAD!
-Chosmic Kharley

There was no "Werewolves of London" that show...Maybe at Red Rocks the next show? (That's where all the road heads were off to after this show.) My sister recalls Garcia having stage fright at the start of this gig. Will i ever forget Weir singing "Minglewood" going: "A coupla shots of whiskey, these Tempe BOYS START LOOKIN GOOD.."? I doubt I will!
- (06/27/2007)

My first Dead show. I was just 18 and already liking the scene. Think we fried on some liquid L that night. Kept yelling for UJB to be played to no avail. Distinctly remember Werewolves of London being played by Warren Z.
- (09/13/2007)

it is Bobby who screams "I wish I was a headlight on a north-bound train" during Rider... never heard it that way before
-Just Exactly Perfect Band (04/16/2018)

Actually Bob sings "Arizona girls"
-Anonymous (06/05/2018)

Warewolves of London

Warren Zevon opened the show. It was pretty standard to see Warewolves of London in 1980, it's likely the Warewolves was played by the opening act (Warren Zevon)
-Jim (06/19/2024)

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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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