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Events Center (University Of Colorado) - Boulder, CO

Set 1:
Cold Rain And Snow
Jack Straw
Friend Of The Devil
Little Red Rooster
Bird Song
Mama Tried
Mexicali Blues
Looks Like Rain
China Cat Sunflower
I Know You Rider

Set 2:
Scarlet Begonias
Fire On The Mountain
Estimated Prophet
He's Gone
The Other One
Stella Blue
Around And Around
Good Lovin'

U.S. Blues

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Best Chinacat->Rider ever. Anybody got tapes of this show?

Agreed that it was the best China-Rider ever. They were trying to destroy the sound system and level the Events Center! Dan had them turned WAY up. Whole band was absolutely thumping. I had a copy once but alas...

Bobby is more vocal than ever during this show. He announces the set break during China > Rider... What's up with that?
- (11/19/2009)

Surprising that no one has commented on the fact that this is the last show where Candyman and FOTD appear in the same show.
-Murphy (11/06/2013)

Mike Stromwell I have this show on CD email me if you still want it
- (09/16/2016)

Daves Picks 20! Hot stuff
-SimpleManStan (10/26/2016)

thanks for telling us it's coming out as DaP20 bro - since you're the only one here who owns a computer and has internet, please keep us informed in the future because we've got no fucking clue about these things...
- (10/26/2016)

thanks, Ed. just what the internet needed... a little more bitterness. keep your day job.
-Just Exactly Perfect Band (10/26/2016)

Hey no problem man! Glad I could help.
-SimpleManStan (10/26/2016)

Wait so who did Dave pick?
-Anonymoushippopotamus (10/26/2016)

China/Rider is excellent. Don't know if it's the best ever but I can't think of a better one right now.

Have they ever closed a set with China/Rider and opened the next set with Scarlet/Fire? I'm too lazy to look for it right now, maybe later. Where's Perin when you need him? I suspect he knows without having to look it up the way I would.

Did Bobby's family run the concessions at this show? Why else would he announce the end of the set before Rider was finished? Funny but weird.
- (11/13/2016)

Ed Ed Ed
-SMH (01/27/2017)

Mighty Fine,,Indeed!!
- (03/12/2017)

Answering Chucky Bberry - yes they did close first set with China Rider and open second with Scarlet Fire a few months earlier on 7/8/81 in St. Louis. I was there and it was one of my favorite shows
- (05/25/2018)

cold rain and that song. probably one of my top three songs that appears for such a long span. always hear that 4 29 71 version...
-jim (05/25/2018)

jack straw lyrics strange, drop in and out like a cell phone. any one got the dope?
-jim (05/25/2018)

Dave's Picks 27

Disc 1

Wang Dang Doodle 6:27
Jack Straw 5:47
They Love Each Other 7:48
Mama Tried 2:43
Big River 6:25
Brown-Eyed Women 5:50
New Minglewood Blues 8:15
Big Railroad Blues 7:33
Looks Like Rain 10:51
Deal 9:53

Disc 2

Help On The Way 4:04
Slipknot! 7:26
Franklin's Tower 14:12
Estimated Prophet 12:53
Eyes of the World 12:10
Jam 3:22
Drums 5:50

Disc 3

Space 10:06
Throwing Stones 7:49
Goin' Down the Road Feeling Bad 7:50
Black Peter 8:10
Sugar Magnolia 9:17
It's All Over Now, Baby Blue 7:25

-Bookkeeper (07/22/2019)

Dave's Picks 20

Disc 1

Cold Rain and Snow 6:38
Jack Straw 6:26
Friend of the Devil 8:10
Little Red Rooster 8:48
Bird Song 8:59
Mama Tried 2:25
Mexicali Blues 5:15
Candyman 6:11
Cassidy 6:16
Looks Like Rain 8:11

Disc 2

China Cat Sunflower 6:01
I Know You Rider 6:31
Scarlet Begonias 10:27
Fire On The Mountain 8:44
Estimated Prophet 10:31
He's Gone 14:53
Drums 6:16
Space 9:37

Disc 3

The Other One 7:40
Stella Blue 9:31
Around and Around 3:40
Good Lovin' 9:23
U.S. Blues 4:59
(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction 6:31

-Bookkeeper (07/22/2019)

... thank you Sirius for sharing the 12/9/1981 Boulder CO show with us today for the 7:00 AM TIGDH ...

Set 2:
Scarlet Begonias
Fire On The Mountain
Estimated Prophet
He's Gone

iko iko on & on & on & on .......

- (12/09/2020)

... thank you Sirius for sharing the 12/9/1981 Boulder, CO show with us today for the 7:00 AM TIGDH show ...

Set 2:
The Other One
Stella Blue
Around And Around
Good Lovin'

U.S. Blues

iko iko on & on & on & on .......
- (12/12/2020)

This is the 40 the anniversary of this smoking show. One or the best China/ Riders of all time. Second set high energy and unbelievable sound thank Charlie Miller. NFA 65-95!
-Chris (12/09/2021)

All time worst delivery of Jackstraw lyrics...worth a listen!!
- (08/06/2022)

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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

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