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The Spectrum - Philadelphia, PA

Set 1:
Shakedown Street
New Minglewood Blues
They Love Each Other
Me And My Uncle
Mexicali Blues
Maybe You Know How I Feel
West LA Fadeaway
My Brother Esau
It Must Have Been The Roses
Let It Grow

Set 2:
Help On The Way
Franklin's Tower
Man Smart-Woman Smarter
Nobody's Jam
Morning Dew
Throwin' Stones
Not Fade Away

U.S. Blues

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If anyone has anymore info on that Brent tune "Maybe you know how I feel"
email me..
Peace yall

This was my hometown, so i was greatly looking forward to this show for months. The one thing I remember most from this show was just beginning to really feel the electricity, 'if you know what I mean', in my body, towards the end of the 1st set. While they were finishing "Must Have Been The Roses", I thought "what a perfect spot for my current favorite tune, Let It Grow, so I yelled at the top of my lungs during the quiet after Roses ended: "Let It Grow"! Just then, Bobby started playing the opening notes to it! It was still the best version of that tune I've ever heard, live or on tape. Phil lays down some DEEP notes towards the end that shook us all to our foundations. Great show!

Minglewood-Nice Brent playing
Maybe You Know How I Feel-5/6th time played, last 4.21.86
Esau-first month of regular circulations, great story song

Help>Slip>Franklins'-HOT also within it's first month of playing after six year hiatus
Truckin'-Massive Phil bomb at the crash towards the end
Morning Dew-Soft Jerry voice and average solos

-Perrinswolf (05/03/2007)

Perrinswolf is partially correct, yes certain songs are great at this show. But this whole show rips, the funky shakedown opener is great just like the rest of the show.

I highly recommend you give this one a listen.
-me (02/21/2011)

If Brent hadn't had such a horrible personal experience on that April day in 1986, this would have been the last time they played "Maybe You Know." But unfortunately, his lovelife took a nose dive and the song must have fit his mood perfectly, so he brought it back almost 3 years after this show.
-Anonymous (04/02/2012)


Agree about this Dew. I'd rank it in the middle of the many I have heard.

But even a mediocre Dew is so good and definitely better than a lot of stuff coming out in the '80s much less today.

And when they were in top form they were soaring above everyone else and why I miss them to this day.
- (07/10/2017)

Soon to be released as "Dave's Picks Volume 39", release date 8/1/2021.

-Lightnin' (07/27/2021)

....Happy Birthday Jerry!
NOT A DAY goes by where you are not on my mind. We love & miss you!

iko iko till we meet in Heaven!
- (08/01/2021)

The Grateful Dead were locked in solid for this performance. Their energy is strong and the playing and singing is expressive. I've heard bootlegs since 1985 and this show is one that I'd recommend to turn on someone who wants to hear more good Grateful Dead.
- (08/02/2021)

Perrin I thought I told you to shut your fuckin mouth. Iím sick of your pompous little remarks.
-Anonymous (01/03/2024)

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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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