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Jan 27, 2023

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This week we conclude our visit to the Uptown Theater with the second set from the band's performance on  January 31, 1978. 

This set starts with a fine Scarlet>Fire with a...


Jan 20, 2023

 I'm going to do something I don't normally do this week - play the show immediately following last week's show.. and there's plenty of good reasons to do so. This show - 1/31/78 from the Uptown Theater in Chicago is very very good. 

The opening 'Mississippi Half-Step' gives us a taste of what is to come - check out...


Jan 13, 2023

This week we feature the second set from the band's performance at the Uptown Theater in Chicago Il. on January 30, 1978. 

I'm quite impressed with this set. It starts off with a fine 'Bertha' which goes into an excellent 'Good Lovin', followed by 'Ship of Fools'. What follows however is over an hour of non-stop Dead...


Jan 6, 2023

As we head into the New Year, here's a January show, a rarity for the band, from the intimate Uptown Theater in Chicago on January 30th, 1978.

While this first set doesn't have the jamming that you'll hear in set 2, it is tight and Jerry's voice is much better than it was earlier in the month. There is some funny back...


Dec 30, 2022

 As we countdown the minutes until 2023, you should enjoy this gem of a show from 33 years ago - December 30, 1989. I don't believe I'm engaging in hyperbole if I say this is a great second set from this period of the band's history. There's not a bad song here. Jerry smokes his leads in 'Jack Straw' and 'I Know...