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The Deadpod

May 28, 2021

Hey Now! Summer is here and the time is right... :) Anyway I think this is a fun show for this Memorial Day weekend - not a great show, but a fun show.. this is from May 27, 1989 - 'In Concert Against AIDS'. The band appeared with several other groups (most notably perhaps John Fogerty who Bobby and Jerry shared the stage with), and this set features Clarence Clemons of the E Street Band on much of the songs. The first set features some uptempo numbers including an opening 'Touch of Gray' and an excellent 'Iko, Iko' Brent and Phil are front and center here as well, and while Clarence isn't everyone's cup of tea here, I personally enjoy his contributions not only on Iko, but on Bird Song and Promised Land especially.. 


Grateful Dead
Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum Stadium
Oakland, CA 5/27/89 - Saturday    


Touch Of Grey ;
Greatest Story Ever Told ;
Althea ;
Walkin' Blues ;
Iko Iko (1) ;
Stuck Inside Of Mobile With The Memphis Blues Again (1) ;
Bird Song (1) ;
The Promised Land (1)
In Concert Against Aids. (1) with Clarence Clemons on saxophone.

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I hope you have a most excellent Memorial Day weekend !!