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03/23/95
Charlotte Coliseum - Charlotte, NC

Set 1:
Mississippi Half-Step
Wang Dang Doodle
Cold Rain And Snow
El Paso
Loser
Easy Answers
So Many Roads

Set 2:
Unbroken Chain
Scarlet Begonias
Fire On The Mountain
Corrina
Matilda Matilda
Jam
Drums
Space
The Days Between
Good Lovin'

Encore:
The Weight

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Comments:

w/ Bruce
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the one and only show i attended.
i would really love to have a recording; can you help?
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This is an interesting show becuase on one hand it is obvious that Jerry is kind of spaced out yet in some ways this is still a smoking high energy show. They were still able to pull out the occasional well played show even at the end.
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This was the last of 57 shows I was lucky enough to be at. Tremendous effort from every member, especially Bruce Hornsby, which was fortuitous because Jerry was lost. His energy and magic were almost non-existent, and he forgot the words to my beloved Scarlet Begonias, and sang the same verse twice on Fire on the Mountain. The amazing thing was that even though Jerry's contribution was lacking, it was a very good show! A true testament to the rest of the band.
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yeah, good point, K. sometimes people forget that there WERE other people in the dead besides jerry, and even though he was dying there were 6 other guys who could put on a good show for you
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The Corrina is just amazing, it's so fucked up. I don't think Garcia was as gone as you guys are saying, in fact he seems very on for the Days Betweeen. The Unbroken Chain is stellar too.
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i hindsight everyone was a seer, and everyone "knew" it was almost the end. what a load of crap. it was almost the end in '86. it was almost the end in '92. both times jerry pulled out and came back STRONG. no one had any clue that this was almost the end. hogwash. as for "days between", its my opinion that particularly in '95 jerry REALLY got up for those post space ballads (and maybe one in set 1) like "days between", "so many roads", "SOTM", etc. those were definately his crowning moments in '95, and while it WAS the end and jerry DID look bad, he had recovered before, and EVERYONE i talked to expected that again. hysterical how everyone has 20/20 vision AFTER the fact.
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when listening to this show you have to only compare it to shows that were from this same period and when doing that it looks pretty dam good. thats the rule i like to follow when rating how good any show is. it just seems stupid to compare a show from 1992 to something recorded in 1973. people do it all the time on here and it just doesnt make sense. anyways......i dont have many 95 shows in my collection but this is one that i do. jerrys voice sounds a little better than usual for this era and the addition of hornsby is also a plus. phil has some good moments at this show. one of his best unbroken chain's. also someone said they messed up some lyrics and all i can say is these guys have been forgetting lyrics since they starting playing music. if weir got a nickle for every time he forgot the lyrics to truckin he'd be a richer man. give this show a chance. its a nice change once in a while if you listen to alot of early dead music.
-chris (03/13/2009)


This is maybe my favorite show from 1995 and one of my favorites from the long strange trip. MISSISSIPPI is a great opener and this one smokes with a great Jerry in fine form with soulful vocals and guitar. I never liked WANG DANG DOODLE too much, but this one is good. COLD RAIN is super sick. I think Bruce added a lot to this show and fired Jerry and the guys up a little bit.
EL PASO is strong and is a highlight of the show. Calculated playing, very nice. LOSER is always good and EASY ANSWERS is given a good treatment as well. SO MANY ROADS elevated the show to a level of greatness imo.

The second set is just ridiculous. My favorite CHAIN gets a massive response from the crowd and Jerry rides that wave with a spirited SCARLET FIRE. Really nice.
CORRINA is a nice group effort and I think it is cool they played MATILDA.
DAYS is given a long intro from space and Jerry nails the vocals. GOOD LOVIN' is super sick too with a spirited Bob Weir and Jerry playing midi horns. A nice THE WEIGHT follows.

If anyone wants to trade, I need another copy of this show (I currently just have a tape and want a cd soundboard). I have cool stuff to trade for and will hook you up.

-Ron
- (03/20/2010)


other than the fact that jerry forgets about half of the lyrics to "scarlet," this "scarlet>fire" is pretty beastly considering it's from 95
- (04/03/2010)


This was my one and only show. Looking back, it really was an awesome show as well as an eye-opener to the whole experience. Really wish I'd jumped on board a lot sooner.
-Scott (10/11/2010)


Bad show compared to the night before which was smokin'.Mississippi Half Step was basically an instrumental. Jerry forgot the words and sort of mumbled his way through it.


- (06/01/2011)


This was my 39th and last Grateful Dead show, and I thought it was excellent. So much so that I didn't stay the last night. I was satisfied and went on home feeling so. I miss Jerry so much....

- (07/09/2011)


This was my first and only show...it was fantastic w/Bruce Hornsby. I got a copy of the show a few weeks later....great memories.
- (02/08/2012)


This show was terrible. Jerry didnt know the words to mississippi 1/2 step,scarlet begonias or fire on the mountain. The band was forced to speed up the tempo because they could not find the groove. The night before was the opposite....spirited, high energy and everyone was on. Cold Rain & Unbroken chain
only "highlights"
- (02/10/2012)


Matt, While its true Jerry butchered the lyrics to Scarlet (Half Step n FOTM didn't seem as bad in my memory though I'll listen again) the fast tempo was there BEFORE he started singing!! Also if forgetting lyrics is your only measuring stick (at the least it's all you mentioned) you'll have to skip MOST shows and a WHOLE lot of great ones. For better or worse The Boys played different songs every night n therefore lyrical mishaps are just part of the experience. Heck even STILL (w/ Bob n Furthur) Truckin' ("diabolical" according to The Chief) is a crap shoot as are Playin', Liberty (Bob vox now), and many others. Anyway point with THIS show is that BESIDES those lyrical mishaps this show SMOKES for '95 and really for ANY year!! Bruce has a STUNNING performance (especially given it had been 3 years since he was with the band regularly) and clearly was pushing for the best out of Bobby n Jerry. He got it!! Anyone that saw Bruce when he was a member of the band (he was in my book anyway!) you could always tell when he was satisfied in what he got from Garcia and/or Weir cuz he'd just sit back with that big Bruce grin knowing his mission was accomplished. Anyway plenty of solid jams (even a gorgeous Bruce led jam pre Space) in this show and the SMR as a set closer is awesome. Unbroken (even though not one of my faves) is actually played QUITE well (wanna hear a great version check out where Phil has taken it with Furthur) and the Days is a best of candidate. Anyway hard to argue that SUMMER '95 was anything less than an unmitigated disaster but SPRING is INCREDIBLY overrated. All just my .02 of course but just off top of my head 2/21/95 is one of the best shows they EVER played, the Vegas run (particular 5/21. In hindsight happy that was my last Jerry show) was solid n even had some stage banter from Jerry n Bob, 4/7 in Tampa was really solid, this show of course, and the Shoreline Run was REALLY good. Heck even in summer the Pitt show was okay (more novelty w the rain but still) and RFK (last Bruce sit in) wasn't bad either. Most of the summer run is really hard for me to listen to (just makes me sad) but Spring on the other hand has a few shows I play OFTEN. I would HIGHLY recommend even the OLDER heads give early '95 a chance. I got on the bus in '84 (more heavily/touring in '90) so I'm kinda in between but my STRONG opinion is that '89-'91 were the band's best years and even up to Spring '95 some of that magic could still be captured. Okay way too much for now. My bad. :) And Scott!! It's not too late brother!! Sure none of us can go back n see Jerry again but we CAN go see Bob n Phil n they are absolutely COOKIN with Furthur. Has me touring again n for me HANDS DOWN best post Jerry band. Anyway peace all. Jake
-gdjake (06/20/2013)


Was never a Dead fan but went because a lot of my friends were. I was actually working at the Coliseum at the time of this show. They were extremely close to coming back out for a second encore. The crowd was great. Bruce sitting in was a great surprise. Loved this version of The Weight.
- (01/29/2014)


My right knee is so very sore. Could that possibly mean that we're expecting rain? I wish I lived closer to Tulsa. I've recently discovered arugula. There's a town called Dublin in Georgia, too. I recently purchased an oscillating fan online. I always prefer spring water over purified water. Macadam roads have better gripping quality than asphalt. I had 3 deer in my back yard last nite, but a few moments later, they had vanished. We saw a Native American crying by the roadside last week, and the bloke I was riding with told me that he was tempted to roll down the window and say, "Hey, smoke a peace pipe, chief", but I quietly advised him against it. I have not picked up a Frisbee in years. My allergies prevent me from buying a puppy. Don't ever use a propane turkey fryer in your garage. Very small rocks don't float in water, but sometimes they will in gravy. No one has ever told me I have junk in the trunk. Perhaps someday. I'm handy with a cordless drill, but just the smaller ones. I've been to the top of the mountain ... almost. Bye for now.
-Hoz (12/18/2014)


Yeah, Jerry was not in great voice and he messed up some lyrics. Still has a long way to catch up to Bob - and that's just for Promised Land.

And there were some shows the last few years where all of them sounded like they were around 50 years old - because they were. So as much as I wanted them to sound like they did in 1970, you have to cut them some slack.

No matter their age, they were still better and more fun than the vast majority of the bands in the first part of the '90s - hell they were that and more than most of the bands and music since 1995. I miss what magic they could make even if it wasn't every show. And I'll always miss them even if I can listen to my hundreds of cds and shows.

God I miss them just thinking about what they did.

- (08/12/2017)


This was my first and only show.

- (03/22/2019)


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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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