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Boston Garden - Boston, MA

Set 1:
Touch Of Grey
Little Red Rooster
Black Throated Wind
Stagger Lee
When I Paint My Masterpiece
Bird Song

Set 2:
Help On The Way
Fire On The Mountain
Estimated Prophet
All Along The Watchtower
Morning Dew

Turn On Your Love Light

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I could tell this was a Help/Slip/Fire right off the first beat of Fire on the Mountain.....I looked around in amazment to see if anyone else around me was getting it....nobody seemed to be so... I just sat back and enjoyed the song......I will never forget that run of shows.

I loved brents soaring energy at the keyboards man. Reminiscent of Pig Pen at the 67 show at the Psychadelic Supermarket. Roll away...the dog


Brent died in 1990.

painfully brents "soaring energy" last graced the stage on 7/23/90. Vince could never sound like Brent. Sorry to rain on the parade.

this is a solid show the whole way through. i was second row right in front of jerry and bruce, who seemed to be having a great time playing and smiling. notables, aside from the killer help>slip?fire are the bird song and stagger lee. and check out the beginning of masterpiece...bob started singing when jerry, phil and bruce were taking a breather after stagger lee. phil turned around and his mouth droppped open and he looked over at jerry in disbelief. what a face! lol

a massive policeman outside stopped me as i walked toward the garden and asked "Why are all these kids walking around with one finger in the air?" i told him they were looking for a miracle ticket to get inside. "Ah, that explains it," he said. :))

ironic you mention the interplay between jerry and bruce as this is the (in)famous show in which bruce "pounded on the keys in anger" during the 1st set because he was angry at jerrys (what he perceived to be) lack of effort and then confronted jerry at setbreak. jerrys response was "you dont know what 25 years of burnout is like," but its widely accepted that this exchange prompted the phenominal shows that followed.

anyway, bruce's opinion is that this is the last great RUN of shows he was a part of, and many dead historians (i do NOT think this is the last by any stretch. vegas '92, los angeles '93, etc) think this is the last great run of shows. no
- (10/11/2007)

didnt get the end. sorry.

regardless of whether this is the LAST great run or not, it is unequivocally one of their best EVER, and that includes shows from any and all eras.
-gdjake (10/11/2007)

"it is unequivocally one of their best EVER, and that includes shows from any and all eras."

I was in the second row in between Bob and Jerry for this one. Sat next to a dear old friend and some girl Jerry was relating with at that time. Jerry was watching us all night. This was also near the last of my 204 shows. Despite the novelty of Help>Slip>Fire, this show was fun but not even close to a best of anything...
-Bossgobbler (01/01/2009)

love the long, soulful lead in to "watchtower" from "space"
-dr. doug e. fresh (07/29/2010)

-sorry but any person who 'really' knew the dead KNEW it was a Help/Slip/Fire from the VERY first hint of Fire .. Fire and Franklin's are VERY different in their approach/transition/start .. I am VERY confident, since I was there that a VAST majority of people "got it" - perhaps you were having a 'way good time" .. lcd?? hanging with Rolf The Dog or something.. don't mean to be negative but just being truthful, not saying you are the same but I've seen a lot of folks who where more 'DeadHead" than they could fill
-Anonymous (11/05/2011)

sorry small typo there .. lsd .. haha

have a quick listen/stream and tell me that me how may 'heads' don't 'get it' and/or aren't so high on themselves???"

To the Music .. great show for the year .. I had a blast .. albeit my GF, at the time, really wanted to hear Franklin's but even she was surprised and very happy with unexpected Fire .. as with many venues this place shook we all were shakin' :)
-Anonymous (11/05/2011)

Incidentally, this is the last Lovelight encore ever. It was generally an uncommon encore (played only once or twice a year, if that) in the 'modern era', so beyond the outrageously remarkable Help > Slip > Fire combination, this show should also go down in the books as the last show that had Lovelight in the encore position.
- (07/06/2017)

Itís weird seeing other peopleís opinion of this show. Iíve been on a 1991 virtual tour listening to the shows on the original show days this year. I feel like this show is terrible. The first set, especially, is bad. Maybe all shows are better if you are actually there .
- (09/21/2020)

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Band Configuration
(09/15/90 - 03/24/92)

Lead Guitar: Jerry Garcia
Rhythm Guitar: Bob Weir
Bass: Phil Lesh
Keyboards: Vince Welnick
Keyboard: Bruce Hornsby
Drums: Bill Kreutzmann
Drums: Mickey Hart

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