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The Deadpod

May 21, 2021

This week we continue with the second set of the band's performance from The Ohio State University on September 30, 1976. This features an unusual setlist starting with an unexpected and rather powerful 'Lazy Lightning', and then, after some lyrical stumbles, goes into a heated 'Supplication'. 'It Must Have Been the Roses' starts out somewhat slowly but builds to a very nice finish. An excellent 'Samson and Delilah' follows, with Phil throwing out some snappy bass lines. The band then moves into the jamming portion of the show, with 'Saint Stephen' followed by a neat little jam before heading into a powerful 'Not Fade Away'. Drums moves into a dark murky place before we hear the opening chords of a fine 'Wharf Rat' which follows. They then move into the 'Not Fade Away' reprise, then a short 'Saint Stephen' reprise before closing the set, a bit clumsily, with 'Around and Around'. 

The encore however is quite a treat, as they return for a intense and powerful 'Morning Dew'.


Grateful Dead
Mershon Auditorium - Ohio State University
Columbus, OH 9/30/76 - Thursday

Lazy Lightnin' [3:15] >
Supplication [4:49]
It Must Have Been The Roses [7:08]
Samson And Delilah [7:36] ;
Saint Stephen [4:52] >
Jam [5:23] >
Not Fade Away [7:43] >
Drums [5:49] >
Wharf Rat [11:#14] >
Not Fade Away [3:43] >
Saint Stephen [0:57] >
Around And Around [6:52]

Morning Dew [13:58] 

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