Grateful Dead & Friends playlist for 03/09/2013
With scant if any acknowledgement on its actual anniversary last month, I thought I'd take the chance on this substitution show (Andrew here) to do it. Thus, all I'm playing today is the February 9, 1973 Grateful Dead show at Maples Pavilion on the Stanford University campus in Palo Alto, CA (full concert audio).
I consider this date to be among several dozen (no I don't have a list) of the most legendary Grateful Dead shows. Not only did they debut more songs than in any other show (and rather well!), this was attempted while also testing the first iteration of the Wall of Sound (2,3) with mixed success. They apparently scorched dozens of tweeters just moments into the opener and had audible problems all show long, some of which you'll hear.
Come see 'Festival Express' this Thursday March 14th in a benefit screening for KBOO.
* Live Debut | HTML song titles bring you to the annotated lyrics.
Promised Land, * Row Jimmy, Black Throated Wind, * Loose Lucy, * Here Come Sunshine, China Cat Sunflower > I Know You Rider, Box of Rain, Truckin' > * Eyes of the World > * China Doll, * They Love Each Other, * Wave That Flag, Sugar Magnolia