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Tuesday, January 17, 2017

October 30, 1972: The Grateful Dead Hit Detroit

Don't forget that Motor City as the Dead rolled into Detroit Town on the night before Halloween 1972.  This wasn't one of the more jam-invested shows of the era, but there is a nice long stand alone Truckin' that opens set two which you can hear now or Playing if you prefer.

Wonder if these early Detroit fans got off on the Dead more than say Jethro Tull or Heep?

Bertha, Me & My Uncle, Deal, Black-Throated Wind, Sugaree, El Paso, Bird Song, Big River, China Cat Sunflower, I Know You Rider, Jack Straw, Don't Ease Me In, Mexicali Blues, Box of Rain, Playin' in the Band 

Truckin', Ramble on Rose, The Promised Land, Tomorrow is Forever, Around & Around, Candyman, Greatest Story Ever Told, Mississippi Half-Step, Sugar Magnolia, Not Fade Away, Goin' Down the Road Feelin' Bad, Not Fade Away

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