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San Diego Sports Arena - San Diego, CA

Set 1:
Jack Straw
Franklin's Tower
El Paso
Tennessee Jed
Lazy Lightnin'
Lost Sailor
Saint Of Circumstance

Set 2:
China Cat Sunflower
I Know You Rider
C.C. Rider
Far From Me
Uncle John's Band
Playin' In The Band
Wharf Rat
Around And Around
Good Lovin'

Alabama Getaway
Johnny B. Goode

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The first set from this show was one of my very favorite cassettes back in the tape days. The Jack Straw opener fairly sparkles with energy and just melts into a raucous Franklin's Tower. El Paso is standard, but TN Jed seems a little livlier than usual. Lazy Lightin>Supplication blazes right along, Althea is sublime, and the Sailor>Saint finisher is truly an object lesson in tension/release. What a great set. I never had the second set on tape, so I can't comment on that. If they managed to keep up the torrid pace of the first set, it must have been amazing. Also, from what I understand, Mickey & Phil were arrested following this show for attempting to stop a cop from beating on a Head. What a band!

I have way more respect for lesh and hart is thats true. It wouldn't surprise me though.
-Murphy (06/13/2013)

Always dug this show. Classic '80 energy in the first set. I definitely listen to set 1 more than set 2, but both are solid.

The story I heard was that it was Weir who was arrested after arguing with a policeman who was trying to arrest someone else for possession of coke. Bobby spent some time in the clink before making it over to Bill Walton's place.
-Bob Lomez (01/27/2015)

The China Cat > Rider from this show has some nice mountain jam flavoring to it. Check it out, really great version.
-Carl (04/09/2018)

... thank you Sirius for sharing the 7/1/1980 San Diego, CA show with us today @ the 12:00 PM Hour

iko iko on & on & on & on

-Anonymous (12/01/2020)

.. Brent sings out a sweet " Far From Me" which was the 17th of 75. We sure do Miss You ..
Sometime the lights are shining on me ...
iko iko ..
-Anonymous (02/14/2022)

... HAPPY VALENTINE DAY to >>> Jerry & All the Boys in the Band....
-Anonymous (02/14/2022)

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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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