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The Deadpod

Oct 25, 2019

This week's Deadpod features the second set of the band's 'From Egypt With Love' performances at Winterland on October 18, 1978.

This is an interesting set, it starts out rather slow, with a less than inspired 'Bertha'>'Good Lovin'. If you're a fan, Donna Jean's 'From the Heart of Me' follows.. I rather enjoy it, but it may be an acquired taste. 'Ship of Fools' follows, then the pre-drums highlight 'Samson and Delilah'. 'Terrapin Station' follows, but Jerry blows the lyrics and does an extended solo. An excellent 'Playin' In the Band' leads into a Drums and Space marked by the guest appearance of Lee Oskar, which gives it an unusual flavor. The jam into the 'Wharf Rat' that follows is exceptional however, as is the Rat, one of the best of the period. A very unusual set-closing 'Truckin' follows, quite well played. They return for an equally unusual 'I Need a Miracle' encore, a song that really fit well in that spot...


Grateful Dead

Winterland Arena San Francisco, CA

10/18/78 - Wednesday



Bertha [7:13] >

Good Lovin' [6:05] ;

From The Heart Of Me [3:48] ;

Ship Of Fools [6:36] ;

Samson And Delilah [8:19] ;

Terrapin Station [12:06] >

Playing In The Band [10:#49] >

Drums (1) [9:30] >

Space (1) [5:58] >

Wharf Rat [11:#33] >

Truckin' [11:21]


I Need A Miracle [4:20#]

Comments     (1) with Lee Oskar on harmonica, appears at 4:48 into drums.


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