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The Deadpod

Sep 10, 2021

This week's Deadpod features a wonderful recording of the band's performance in Paris France on September 20, 1974. This is a splendid recording, and a very interesting performance. The band opens with a spirited 'Cumberland Blues' followed by a nice 'Jack Straw'. The first-set 'Scarlet Begonias' features some very nice Phil leads. Bobby's vocals are top-notch on the 'Black Throated Wind' that follows. The 'Friend of the Devil' that is performed afterwards, is one of the last 'fast' versions the band played. We get to hear a full 'Weather Report Suite' highlighted by some nice keyboard work by Keith. Jerry follows with a soulful 'Stella Blue'. The 'Around and Around that closes the set has a unique feel to it.. 


Grateful Dead
Palais des Sports
Paris, France 9/20/74 - Friday    


Cumberland Blues [5:45]  
Jack Straw [5:10]  
It Must Have Been The Roses [5:26]  
Beat It On Down The Line [3:15]  
Scarlet Begonias [9:52]  
Black Throated Wind [6:22]  
Friend Of The Devil [3:58]  
El Paso [4:30]  
Row Jimmy [8:55]  
Weather Report Suite Prelude [1:15] >
Weather Report Suite Part 1 [3:50] >
Let It Grow [10:35] >
Stella Blue [8:15]  
Around And Around [4:50]  

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I'll be in Clarkston tonight for Dead & Co. - looking forward to it!