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The Deadpod

Apr 12, 2019

This show, a special request to honor a brother who passed, comes to us from the New Haven Coliseum in New Haven Connecticut on April 23rd, 1983.

I considered only playing set number two, as it exists in soundboard form, but this first set has such spirited playing that although it is an audience copy I quite enjoyed it - I hope you do as well.


The 'Alabama Getaway' jumps out of the box and shows the boys mean business on this night. Jerry's licks are fast and hot and it flows naturally into the 'Greatest Story'.

While the vocals on 'Candyman' (and several others) are a bit far away, I suggest turning it up! :)

'New Minglewood' smokes.. this is one of the better versions I think... A nice little Garcia jam follows the return to Tennessee.. Bobby sounds a little rushed ;) during 'Lightnin>Supplication' ...the sweet lead into a hot Supplication makes up for it. A lovely 'Peggy-O' follows, then Brent gets to bring out 'Far From Me'. The first set ends with a amped up 'Music Never Stopped', I can't imagine many were in their seats.. 




Grateful Dead

New Haven Coliseum New Haven, CT

4/23/83 - Saturday




Alabama Getaway [5:19] >

Greatest Story Ever Told [4:02] ;

Candyman [6:31] ;

New Minglewood Blues [7:43] ;

Tennessee Jed [8:07] ;

Lazy Lightnin' [3:38] >

Supplication [6:21] ;

Peggy-O [7:55] ;

Far From Me [4:16] ;

The Music Never Stopped [8:35]


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this goes out in memory of Mike Winters..


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