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Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds - Watsonville, CA

Set 1:
Alabama Getaway
Promised Land
They Love Each Other
Me And My Uncle
Mexicali Blues
Bird Song
Hell In A Bucket
Deep Elem Blues
Looks Like Rain
Day Job

Set 2:
China Cat Sunflower
I Know You Rider
Man Smart-Woman Smarter
Ship Of Fools
Uncle John's Band
Throwin' Stones
Not Fade Away
Brokedown Palace

Funiculi Funicula
One More Saturday Night

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This was my 1st Show when I was only 15. I was a newcomer to the Dead. I remember thinking that the music was cool and that the "Twirlers" were too "Hippied Out" for me. I drank a beer during the second set a guy bought me that must have been slipped a dose, because I ended up tripping pretty hard, especially on Jerry who was wearing a Top Hat.

Now many years later I have finally been able to obtain my 1st copy of this show at and it is a very nice show indeed. I am bummed that Bird Song has a short sound failure (hopefully someone will get a copy uploaded that will fix this), otherwise the recording sounds great!

It is very cool to have a copy of my 1st show.

this show was weird.
some little kid (three years old) wandered off from his dosed out parents before they went through the gate. there were stage announcements durring the show asking if anyone had found him.i guess that the parents thought that everything would be cool and the kid would reappear out of thin air. he did turn up......he was found face down in a ditch full of water. not good. put a real damper on things.

Poor kid. He most likely missed the sixteenth playing of BUCKET.

My first West coast show and first show after returning to the states after 2 years in Japan. Was not disappointed at all and set the stage for me staying in CA 20 years. Whole different feel to West coast shows vs East coast ones...more mellow

Deep Elem Blues-last time played out of 50

Also first day job since new years '82. Would become a set fixture til '86, when it disappeared.
-Murphy (10/30/2013)

To your such a heartless prick. Your one of the many reasons I have disdain for alot of Dead fans today!!!!!
-Anonymous (11/17/2013)

I mean't to say Yo in the above post
-Anonymous (11/17/2013)

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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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