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Berkeley Community Theater - Berkeley, CA

Set 1:
Shakedown Street
Mama Tried
Big River
Ramble On Rose
New Minglewood Blues
Big Railroad Blues
Lazy Lightnin'
Don't Ease Me In

Set 2:
Touch Of Grey
Samson And Delilah
Ship Of Fools
I Need A Miracle
Ain't Superstitious
He's Gone
Heaven Help Jam
Morning Dew
Around And Around
One More Saturday Night


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How come this is the last Lazy Lightnin?

Because they never played it again. What a stupid question!

There's no stupid questions. Only stupid answers!!

lots of easy answers, too

It's kind of like asking why the last ripple or st. stephen? It is what it is.

Last Supplication, and it shows. What a horrible version of it. It sucked big time. It was so much better 5 years ago, 7 years ago.

I love Donna at this show. She was just beautiful during I Need A Miracle!!!!!

why are people so mean?

Its bad enough Tim (see the 2nd to last comment below) blasts the hell out of a kick ass Suplication, doesnt mention the fact that they OPENED with a bouncing 15 MINUTE Shakedown, but he actually compliments Donna for her vocals on Miracle.....pssst idiot! Its 1984 here.....absolutely fuckin ponderous
- (10/26/2007)

That was a GREAT reference, Tumbleweeds!! (10/26/074)

For everyone else who didn't catch the reference, here it is in it's entirety! A major "Mahalo Nui Loa!" goes out to Casey Kasem and his classic rant on "America's Top 40" for making it all possible!

"I want a goddamn concerted effort to come out of a record that isn't a fucking up-tempo record every time I gotta do a goddamn death dedication! It's the last goddamn time ... and I want somebody who uses his fucking brain to not come out of a goddamn record ... that's up-tempo and I've got to talk about a fucking dog dying! ... Boy, is this fucking ponderous, man ... ponderous, fucking ponderous."
- (11/01/2007)

Boy, this is the meanest set of posts I have ever seen regarding a Dead show. Sad indeed. I like the Supplication, sounds good to me, really fast and fun.
-Anonymous (10/30/2009)

this is not even close to the last supplication...
-steve (08/11/2010)

Mean? This is fun....I mean seriously, do you people live in a cloud...field of flowers...welcome to the real world...and Grateful Dead was part of it. Toughen up...but seriously, this run is slightly, ever so slightly, overrated, more novelty than quality jamo....well maybe it's cool...what do I know, my first show was Highgate 94...nah, just kiddin'.
-Anonymous (11/24/2010)

AM only through the first half of the first set...and it is cookin'! Whos playin the harp. Wow!
-augustwest (09/10/2011)

In fact, this wasn't the last live version of Supplication

Instrumentals were played at the following shows:
03/29/85- Nassau Coliseum - Uniondale, NY
04/08/85- The Spectrum - Philadelphia, PA
06/27/85- Saratoga Performing Arts Center - Saratoga Springs, NY
11/05/85- The Centrum - Worcester, MA
11/10/85- Brendan Byrne Arena - East Rutherford, NJ
03/21/86- Hampton Coliseum - Hampton, VA
03/27/86- Cumberland County Civic Center - Portland, ME
04/03/86- Hartford Civic Center - Hartford, CT
04/13/86- Irvine Meadows Ampitheatre - Irvine, CA
08/14/91- Cal Expo Amphitheater - Sacramento, CA
02/27/94- Oakland Coliseum Arena - Oakland, CA
06/21/95- Knickerbocker Arena - Albany, NY

Post-84 versions with vocals were played at the following shows:
05/22/93- Shoreline Amphitheatre - Mountain View, CA

Unfortunately, no Lazy Lightnin's, but hints of it are cleverly incerted into some of the jams.

-Perrinswolf (05/05/2012)

I love when someone makes a stupid comment to intentionally piss of heads, and sure enough, one takes the bait every time. It's like lemmings going over a cliff, you see your friends fall, but you still wanna see whats over the edge, and not the good kinda edge like Hunter Thompson talks about. Either way, i agree with the anonymous comment from 11/24/2010, this run is pretty over rated, in fact, the last '84 shows before this one that was pumped full of energy was the hartford run.

i think the boys mighta popped a serious load in hartofrd and haven't replenished their reserves yet. the last three shows on the east coast fall tour were meh, not GREAT, but defvinitely not bad, just... meh. This run is no different, although i've only gotten through the first four of this run, but i haven't been WOWED yet. just standard jamming and relatively well played shows for this period of time so far. I wonder, did these guys ever take a "break" that lasted long enough to count?

and jerry's coma don't count, cause i'm sure everyone was stressin and worryin he was gonna die. so it wasn't a break. I guess the hiatus in '75 is why '77 sounded the way it did, and their semi hiatus from the end of '73 to feb '74 is why '74 was so ridiculous. Hope this run improves.
-Murphy (12/13/2013)

Perrinswolf, all of those you mentioned, I believe, are credited as "supplication jams". When, in fact, they are Lazy Lightning jams.

On this show, what is credited as Heaven Help Jam is clearly a short snippet of Mind Left Body jam :-)

no mean!
-Dr. Bubba (08/19/2018)

,,, thank you Sirius for sharing the 10/31/1984 Berkeley, CA show with us today for the 12:00 Noon Hour ...

iko iko forever & a day �
- (12/24/2020)

If this was such a bad supplication and show why did we keep going to Grateful Dead show’s. I kept going because I loved every show I ever went to. I always enjoyed everything from the drive to the parking lot to the concert. I loved all the people I met too.
- (12/26/2020)

.. I was so lucky to see 7 of the 31:
Satisfaction ...
5/17/1981 Syracuse - My 1st Show
4/9/1982 Nassau
4/12/1982 Rochester - three days later, NICE
6/24/1984 SPAC
10/31/1984 Berkeley - How we got to Berkeley is still a

Remember to wake up & see that The Sky is Yellow & The Sun in Blue ... EVERYDAY!
11/8/1985 Rochester
7/7/1986 RFK - it was NOT the worse show ever, JUST HOT AS HELL!!! and of went Jerry for the balance of the 86 Season. Sad we Missed red Rocks that Summer, ahhhhh ...

-Anonymous (01/14/2022)

If you notice, just when the band was filtering Lazy Lightning out of their repertoire, they were filtering back in Smokestack Lightning around this same time which would be played regularly for the remaining years. They always kept that lightning bolt going!!
-Peace Pipe (10/05/2023)

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(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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