Friday, November 18, 2016

Dead Show/podcast for 11/18/16

Here's a top-notch show from the Fall of 1972 to start off your Thanksgiving week right.. this is from 11/14/72, Oklahoma City Oklahoma.. I consider this a very well played 16 song first set.. After an opening 'Promised Land' Garcia gives us a slow, rolling 'Sugaree'.  After the 'El Paso' that follows we get 'Loser' - a personal favorite of mine and a perfect song for the western setting.. the set is full of favorites from the GD catalog.. Bertha, Tennessee Jed, and a smart China->Rider with a smoking transition. Garcia's notes lift us up as we move into that Rider. Box of Rain follows, then he band rocks it out with a quadruple serving of rocking standards - Beat It on Down the Line, a bouncy up-tempo 'Friend of the Devil', 'Around and Around' and the archetypical warning to Casey to watch his speed...


Grateful Dead
Oklahoma City Music Hall Oklahoma City, OK
Date 11/14/72 - Tuesday
One

The Promised Land [2:56] ;
Sugaree [7:41] ;
El Paso [4:18] ;
Loser [5:#58] ;
Black Throated Wind [6:52] ;
Bertha [5:49] ;
Mexicali Blues [3:#10] ;
Tennessee Jed [7:28] ;
Big River [4:16] ;
China Cat Sunflower [7:09] >
I Know You Rider [5:05]
Box Of Rain [4:50] ;
Beat It On Down The Line [3:12]
Friend Of The Devil [3:26] ;
Around And Around [3:#09] ;
Casey Jones [6:21]

There are some occasional sonic imperfections here, and a few cuts, but I hope you find this a pleasure to listen to as you get ready for the big holiday next week.

You can listen to this week's Deadpod here:
http://traffic.libsyn.com/deadshow/deadpod111816.mp3

Be kind to yourself - Be kind to each other

I am blessed to be able to bring you this music. Thank you for making it possible my friends.

2 comments:

Steve Colglaizer said...

Excellent. The band is so crisp and sharp yet soft where it matters.

Daniel said...

This might be the best Mexicali Blues I've heard - thanks for a great show!