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The Deadpod

Nov 10, 2017

This week's Deadpod takes us back to the early days of 1971, to a performance that was before a small crowd at Davis Gymnasium on the Bucknell University Campus in Lewisburg PA on April 14th, 1971. This is a wonderful tape, despite a little static here and there.. it has by and large excellent sound and the band is really energized. There's a great mix of rocking numbers like 'Truckin' and 'China Cat' along with quieter ballads like 'Me & Bobby McGee' and 'Sing Me Back Home'. I love how clearly I can hear Phil's thundering bass on 'Bertha'! 

A true treat here is one of the rare performances of 'I Second That Emotion' (only played 6 times) that happens here in set 1. (There is some dispute about the setlist order - Deadbase 50 puts it in set 2, I've left it in its traditional 1st set slot here).


thanks to Jim H for the suggestion -  remember I'm always happy to take requests!


Grateful Dead

Davis Gym - Bucknell University

Lewisburg, PA

4/14/71 - Wednesday


Truckin' ;

Deal ;

Me And Bobby McGee ;

Next Time You See Me ;

Bertha ;

Playing In The Band ;

Sing Me Back Home ;

Me And My Uncle ;

China Cat Sunflower >

I Know You Rider ;

I Second That Emotion ;

Casey Jones


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