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Meadowlands Arena - East Rutherford, NJ

Set 1:
Mississippi Half-Step
Jack Straw
To Lay Me Down
Ballad Of A Thin Man
When Push Comes To Shove
New Minglewood Blues
Cumberland Blues

Set 2:
China Cat Sunflower
I Know You Rider
Estimated Prophet
Eyes Of The World
The Other One
Wharf Rat
Throwin' Stones
Not Fade Away

Brokedown Palace

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My first show! Energetic second set with a kick-ass Drumz interlude

The To Lay Me Down gives me chills!

A great show from a great month.

This was my first show, and I remember Diary Of A Thin Man. I was hooked. "And you know something is happening, but you don't know what it is, Do you, Mr. Jones...."

Ballad Of A Thin Man is included on the officially released CD "Postcards Of The Hanging."

First set is somewhat of a "working man's" them, love the way those things work out. 2nd set Jerry gives all of his voice on the "train" section of Rider and "light" of Wharf Rat, and pays for it during Brokedown, yet Brent p/u the slack until he got his breath back.


To Lay Me Down-2nd in a week after 5 year hiatus. Boys played it 8 times in 88, must have taken to them again. Bh4...a chilling version indeed!
-Brianmerrilyn (07/03/2008)

first show and what a trip it was
-andrew (07/22/2008)

Final night of 3 nighter; no one is remembering the "Little Bunny Foo-Foo" April Fool's Day joke to open the show? Classic! Great "China-Rider" as well.
- (03/25/2009)

Yes, Little bunny foo foo.....that's right. My favorite night of the 3. And after my 46th show, I will still keep coming. Some of my favs.---1/2 step, Lay me Down, Cumberland. Est.-Eyes always pleases.
-rob cal (01/29/2010)

to lay me down, ballad of a thin man... to bad these two babies werent played more
-steve (08/24/2010)

Officially released as Road Trips Vol. 4 No. 2
-Anonymous (01/10/2011)

Received the road trips subscription as a gift. I was not too excited when this first of 4 releases was announced, being very partial to 70's and very early 80's Dead. I was more than pleasantly surprised how much I have enjoyed this show (along with the 2nd set of the 3/31 show that is included.)Great China/Rider and a nicely jammed Estimated along with a very interesting Drumz are a few of the highlights. The energy of the audience is clearly heard on the recording and it really gives you a feeling of being at the show. Fun, fun show.
-D (02/07/2011)

Damn those mushrooms were strong...April Fools Day indeed! Remember that Rich?
- (12/21/2013)

Why did they stop playing Ballad Of A Thin Man?
-newfan (07/16/2015)

This would have been my 5th show but i got shut out. Drove up from maryland hoping for a ticket. Would have been my friend cullens first show. We drove his beater bmw 2002 all night so we had all day to find a ticket. Never ever got in the meadowlands once. Dang. This would be, however, my last shutout until 6-19-91 - Pine knob michigan. Thank goodness- after 4 shutouts in 5 shows , i deserved a good run of shows. I remember being bummed i missed china-rider...
-Mike c (03/13/2017)

This would have been my 5th show but i got shut out. Drove up from maryland hoping To find a ticket. Never ever got in the meadowlands once. Dang. This would be, however my last shutout until pine knob 6-19-91.
-Mike c (03/13/2017)

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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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