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Madison Square Garden - New York City, NY

Set 1:
Let The Good Times Roll
Alabama Getaway
Greatest Story Ever Told
Stagger Lee
Walkin' Blues
It Must Have Been The Roses
Queen Jane Approximately
Ramble On Rose
Let It Grow

Set 2:
Box Of Rain
Victim Or The Crime
Foolish Heart
Looks Like Rain
He's Gone
I Need A Miracle
Gimme Some Lovin'
Morning Dew

Black Muddy River

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My second show and what a disapointment! I wouldn't say it was terrible they played OK I guess but the whole show was a bit of a yawner. A few people there agreed with me. None of my favorite tunes were played. I remember hearing a guy comment on the way out that it was a 'Bobby' show whatever that meant. Dammit, I didn't even have a bone to smoke that night! My second show and i'm the only fuckin' "Wharf Rat" in the whole joint. I did think the big tye-dyed ape they had at The Garden was pretty cool. And I bet some of the other shows in that run (9 New York shows!) were pretty good.

well, that guy is wrong, this is just as much a jerry show as it is a bob show. What a fool.

Maybe he was referring to "Victim of Bobby" after the second set opener?

LTGTR- 6th time played. Sweet cascading vocals by Jerry, then Bobby, then Brent.
Greatest-Phil always is prominent within this one.
Roses-4th time played in 89.
Victim-11th time played
Morning Dew-so so guitar, but Jerry's voice keeps getting better as the song ends. At one point he goes "ahhhhhh, Can't walk you out" 363 days prior to one of the best Dews I ever heard.
E: Black Muddy River....Jerry's voice returns.
Not sure how somebody could call this a Bobby show, unless your a fan that wants to hear Casey Jones and Touch of Grey all the time instead of gems such as Stagger Lee and Morning Dew.


"a bobby show?"



actually more of a jerry show!!
"Alabama Getaway", "Stagger Lee", "Must've Been the Roses", and then "Morning Dew" and "Muddy River" to close.
not sure how much MORE of a Jerr show it could be unless your pal expects to hear 3 or 4 in a row from the fat man, and if that was the expectation, then he was set up for disappointment. bottom line is these guys essentially alternated, and in this show Jerry took his turns and then some!! nice show here.
-gdjake (07/01/2008)

Yeah-- great show. Jerry belts out an epic "Morning Dew" to close out set II and follows it with a lilting lullaby of a "Black Muddy River" to end the show. Andrew F made a brilliant MAC recording just in front of the OTS. It's at the LMA, here

GD -> Danaf
- (12/03/2008)

whoever said this show was a disappointment is a moron
-steve (06/10/2010)

I'm with Steve. On Sirius now, Jerry was having a ball. Give a listen, sorry I missed it.
-Anonymous (06/06/2012)

Hey, was every night of this run sold out? Somebody fill me in...
- (07/14/2012)

jerry is really spirited, in playing and singing.a real gem this one!
- (03/18/2013)

The boys sounded tired. They didn't really fire on all cylinders every tune. There were quite a few moments of brilliance in a sea of averageness. The four nights in Philly and 4 in Landover that precede this show are far headier. The energy is higher and apparently so was the crowd, considering there is nowhere to camp in NYC unless you don't mind sleepin on a train. So after 8 shows in 11 days, they were definitely a little done if you know what i mean.
-Murphy (04/10/2014)

This was my first show but definitely not my last, and my life was changed forever! I was out of my mind but totally remember Queen Jane Approx, Ramble on Rose and Let it Grow! Life altering to say the least.
- (03/16/2015)

The Boys didn't seem tired during He's Gone,,funky /swinging with a sweet vocal fade out

- (12/22/2018)

This show was lame. I saw 9/14 - 9/16, the first three of the 9 show run. They got progressively better. 9/16 was epic!
- (06/30/2020)

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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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