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Boston Garden - Boston, MA

Set 1:
Shakedown Street
C.C. Rider
It Takes A Train To Cry
Me And My Uncle
Maggie's Farm
Brown-Eyed Women
Let It Grow

Set 2:
Samson And Delilah
Iko Iko
Looks Like Rain
He's Gone
Nobody's Fault But Mine
This Could Be The Last Time
Stella Blue
Sugar Magnolia

Knockin' On Heaven's Door

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Hands down, the best version of Sugar Mag EVER. No comparisons. The Boston Garden almost caved in that night after this version

Shakedown to Train... kick ASS! Also very decent is Nobody's/Spoonful. An awesome fucking show all around!

I swear that Bruce throws down a little Dixie Chicken-esque back beat during the He's Gone > Nobody's transition.

i dont know about the sugar mag but i will say NO QUESTION that this is by far the most amazing version of Stella Blue ever played. Soft and sweet with an unbelievably touching ending jam with great interplay from Jerry and Hornsby. Not an amazing show but some highlights are definitely the Shakedown, Looks Like Rain, and Stella_Sugar Mag.

I don't share the same excitement as David for Sugar Magnolia but it's good. There some solid stuff here but nothing classic. The keyboards and backing vocals are really nice. Better than anything Brent ever did, from my perspective. Just never loved that guy. I know some of you do. That's cool. For those of us that grew up with the Dead through the 70's......may have a different point of view.
- (10/10/2012)

Only Show to ever contain both Nobody's Fault AND Spoonful. Really interesting pre drums progression. I love the Day in the Life Tease from Bruce before Shakedown. At least I think it was DITL, I know I've heard the riff at a few Phish shows. Either way, this show rocks. Although, I'm Slowly beginning to understand how people who grew up on 60's and 70's dead wouldn't be too fond of the 80's and 90's, instead of the music being about Psychedelic exploration, it became about Consistent euphoric Control of sound, and by proxy, the audience.

People who grew up on the ole school dead probably didn't appreciate the introduction of all the Synth work, and more importantly, Jerry's Midi Guitar sounds, to someone who didn't grow up in the era of Synth music, it's probably hard to understand the beauty in it. Not to say I agree, but to each their own. The one thing I can unequivocally agree with is that Vince's Accordion sounds tend to get irritating after a couple of tunes. It sounds like he was trying to mimic an Organ sound with the Accordion. Didn't work to well, especially on an emotional tune such as Knockin' on Heaven's Door. It just adds a kooky and sometimes nonsensical sound to the mix that doesn't really meld with anything else. It's a wonder Healy didn't bury him in the mix like he sometimes did to Bobby when He was being good ole' Bobby. But that's just my 2 cents, above all else, I'm just grateful to be able to hear any of this Bands Performance work. Their Studio work just doesn't do their talent justice.

ok, maybe the releases the 1980 fall tour do, but that's only two albums, and i'm a greedy fiend, I WANT TO HEAR IT ALL!
-Murphy (08/14/2014)

>>> thank you Sirius for sharing the 9/22/1991 Boston, MA show with us today for the 12:00 Noon Hour ...

iko iko forever & a day

- (01/31/2021)

And again today... thanks Sirius for playing this one (9am Pacific).

Samson & Delilah - I love how Jerry hangs on the word 'down' at the end of the chorus on '...tear this old building dooowwwn.' just a little bit longer than Bob and whoever else is singing on a given version. So subtle, so cool.
-Anonymous (02/21/2022)

it seems like Sirius has an annual rotation for this show. its 2/21/23 and I'm listening to it now.

While this is a great show for the Vince Era, I do find the combo of his keys and Garcia's midi too over the top, especially as the years wore one. Jerry was clearly using the effects to mask his diminishing skills.

Back to this show (and I'm on Drums right now), the LLR was pretty sweet. The Dixie Chicken was cool, but it took a bit to devolve into Nobody's.

It's certainly better than any show I saw in the 90s. (only 8 or so, so a pretty small sample size)
- (02/21/2023)

It was a lovely Stella Blue, but I'm listening to 10/21/78, and I don't think that anyone can call this the "best ever" by a long shot.
- (02/22/2023)

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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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