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Boston Garden - Boston, MA

Set 1:
Jack Straw
It's All Over Now
Row Jimmy
Broken Arrow
Mama Tried
Mexicali Blues
Tennessee Jed
Picasso Moon

Set 2:
Iko Iko
Samba In The Rain
If The Shoe Fits
Samson And Delilah
Crazy Fingers
That Would Be Something
The Days Between
Throwin' Stones
Not Fade Away

U.S. Blues

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The only thing I remember about this show was that the crowd was extra "into" Samson because everyone knew they were going to be tearing down the Garden a few months later. So the "tear this old building" line meant just a little more this night.
-Lesh Lush

Sampson was awesome. It seemed they sang that line directly to the crowd. This was one of the most killer space and drums i have ever heard.

Actually, the Garden wasn't to be torn down for over a year after these shows. In fact, in an interesting twist, on Aug 9, 1995, the same day Jerry shed his mortal coil, Uncle Matty and I got our mail order tickets in for the '95 Fall Tour run at the Garden. The 6 shows scheduled for that year were to be the last events held at the ancient Boston Garden. I still have the tickets for those shows, and GDTS was kind enough to refund the money and send back the tickets, each one stamped with a likeness of Jerry on the back as well as a eulogy card authored by Hunter. Oddly enough, the ticket for the last show of the Boston run had the lyrics 'If I had my way, I would tear this old building down' printed right on the front.
-Krafty (09/13/2007)

Just listened to take a trip down memory lane- this was my first and only show. The best part is I was miracled. SO glad to have a place to hear it- just need to know how I can put it on my ipod...
- (12/07/2009)

I remember feeling like I was getting seriously shafted from a scalper for $80 per ticket for two tix because they were so scarce for this show, cash or trade. It was my later-to-become wife's first show and NOW I can testify I would have paid $800 much less $80. I was there with my original tour pal and high school friend, we were staying at the local hotel in room #420 and had some of those wonderful black pyramid gels, yellow Felix, and other assorted goodies. The energy of the show just kept climbing and climbing, and climbing. I was accustomed to the boys "cooling us off a bit" before turning us back out into the earthly realm; but on this night, we left literally high- stepping on clouds with those long steps you weren't sure were ever going to reach the ground under you again. First set was fairly mellow and started building toward the end, but second set, WHEW! Iko would always get the bones moving, and in those years certain song combos were anticipated to follow one another e.g. If Bobby dawned the acoustic;then we expected Mexicali, and El paso, maybe black bird et cetera. If La fade away; then slipknot and alabama getaway.If estimated prophet; then promised land- you get the picture, and for those who were there YOU KNOW! Well when the second set started hot with Iko IKo and began to climb from there I held on for the ride. Samba in the rain, If the shoe fits, BY the time Sampson and Delilah began, I thought we were REALLY going to tear the walls down! And it only climbed from there with the throwin' stones and Not fade away. After the boys left the stage the crowd carried on our clapping(and stomping and howling) and singing "You know our love wont fade away" for it seemed like 10-15 minutes. It was a tradition taken to new heights that night. Bobby had left the stage clapping with us and first came back to begin to pick it up with us again- then US blues- I was elated, euphoric, ecstatic, and three other e's for emphasis, lol! I can't even count the number of shows I've been to, or fantastic sets I participated in; but this one ranks right up there as the best pound for pound imo. there were other glaring moments like the way Jerry took command when things were falling apart and brought tears in the Last So many roads in CHicago(which was the second or third time in that run i witnessed this, Roe jimmy before, and A stella blue)However, I stand by my verdict that the Sat. boston of the 5 night run was the best show i saw of the Grateful Dead. There were some tough and very close 2nds, Shoreline, RFK, and even my hometown and highly sentimental Hampton Coliseum. Anyway, obviously, I LOVE THIS SHOW!

- (09/23/2014)

Someone once told me that if you sent a copy of your birth certificate to GDSTOO, they'd send you front row tickets for your birthday show. This was my last chance to find out, and I didn't pull it off. Got stuck up in the rafters for this one. I was just happy to be there at the time.
- (09/30/2014)

Do I hear Donna's voice on IKO IKO, or, is it that this current configuration of voices together can create a Donna-like sound?
- (03/24/2020)

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Band Configuration
(05/19/92 - 07/09/95)

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

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