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May 4, 1972 Olympia Theater, Paris, France (Thu)
Soundboard Master Reel > DAT (Charlie Miller Transfer)

Olympia Theater, Paris

1: Greatest, Deal, Mr. Charlie, BIODTL, B. E. Women, Chinatown Shuffle, Playin, You Win Again, Hurts Me Too, He's Gone, El Paso, Big RxR Blues, Two Souls, Casey Jones
2: Good Lovin, Next Time, Ramble On, Jack Straw, Dark Star> Drums> Dark Star> Sugar Magnolia, Sing Me Back Home, Mexicali, Big Boss Man, Uncle John, NFA> GDTRFB> NFA
E: Saturday Night
"Sugar Magnolia" appears on "Europe '72"

May 4, 1977 The Palladium, New York, N.Y. (Wed)
Soundboard (first set SMC > Cassette ; second set SMR > DAT > ; Sonic Solutions > CD ; with audience patches
David Minches ; David Gans and Charlie Miller Transfer)

May 4, 1977 Palladium Ticket

1: Half Step> Big River, TLEO, Minglewood, Roses, Cassidy, Deal, L. L. Rain, B. E. Women, Dancin
2: Estimated, Scarlet> Fire, Terrapin> Playin> Comes A Time> Playin

May 4, 1979 Hampton Coliseum, Hampton, Va. (Fri)
Audience Master Cassette (ECM-250s ; Joani Walker Tape ; Paul Scotton and Charlie Miller Transfer)

May 4, 1979 Hampton Coliseum Ticket

1: Half Step> Franklin's, Mama Tried> Mexicali, Candyman, Lazy Lightning> Supplication, Loser, Minglewood, Don't Ease, Passenger
2: Miracle> Bertha> Good Lovin, Ship Of Fools, Estimated> Eyes> Drumz> Truckin> Stella Blue> Around

May 4, 1980 Baltimore Civic Center, Baltimore, Md. (Sun)
Audience Master Cassette (Nakamichi CM700s ; Barry Glassberg Tape ; Adam Egert and Derek McCabe Transfer)

May 4, 1980 Baltimore Civic Ticket

1: Half Step> Franklin's> Stranger, Althea, El Paso, Easy To Love You, B. E. Women> All Over Now> Don't Ease> Promised
2: Scarlet> Fire, Samson, Ship Of Fools, Playin> Drumz> Black Peter> Sugar Magnolia E: U. S. Blues

May 4, 1981 The Spectrum, Philadelphia, Pa. (Mon)
Soundboard Master Cassette > Cassette > DAT > CD (Scott Clugston Transfer)

Philadelphia Spectrum

1: Don't Ease> BIODTL, Jack A Roe> Rooster, Cold Rain, Mama Tried> Mexicali, Althea> L. L. Rain, Bertha> Greatest
2: China Cat> I Know You Rider> Samson, To Lay Me Down, Playin> Drumz> Nobody's Fault> Sailor> Saint> Black Peter> Sugar Magnolia E: Brokedown
"Camptown Races> Merry-Go-Round Broke Down" tuning into "Playin" - last "Nobody's Fault": 01-05-79 [182]

May 4, 1986 Cal Expo Amphitheatre, Sacramento, Ca. (Sun)
Soundboard Master Cassette (Joani Walker, Paul Scotton, Charlie Miller Transfer)

May 4, 1986 Cal Expo Ticket

1: Saturday Night> Half Step> Rooster, Candyman, Me & My Uncle> Mexicali, China Cat> I Know You Rider
2: Gimme Some Lovin> Playin> Drumz> Uncle John> Playin> Miracle> Wharf Rat> Around> Good Lovin E: Box Of Rain
"Radioactive cloud" rap during "Good Lovin"

May 4, 1991 Cal Expo Amphitheatre, Sacramento, Ca. (Sat)
Soundboard DAT (Charlie Miller Transfer)

May 4, 1991 Cal Expo Ticket

1: Bucket> Sugaree, Minglewood, Loser, Race Is On*, Row Jimmy, Masterpiece, New Speedway> Music
2: Victim> Crazy Fingers> Playin> Uncle John> Drumz> Miracle> SOTM> Saturday Night E: Touch
*Kentucky Derby day. without Bruce Hornsby - Rex Foundation benefit - last "Race Is On": 05-05-90 [79]

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May 4, 1990 The Colonial Theatre, Keene, N.H. (Fri)
Soundboard Cassette (John Redmond Transfer)

The Colonial Theatre, Keene

Soundcheck: Carolina (with alternate, "R"-rated lyrics), Funky Bitch
Set 1: Whipping Post, Sweet Adeline, The Man Who Stepped Into Yesterday > Avenu Malkenu > Bouncing Around the Room, Possum, Metal Bagel Death[1], Reba, My Sweet One, You Enjoy Myself, The Lizards
Set 2: Runaway Jim, The Sloth, Uncle Pen, Tweezer, Bathtub Gin, The Oh Kee Pa Ceremony > Mike's Song > I Am Hydrogen > Weekapaug Groove, Caravan, If I Only Had a Brain, Highway to Hell
Encore: Run Like an Antelope, Contact[2]
[1] First known performance.
[2] Simple Gifts tease from Trey in intro.
Notes: After Whipping Post, Trey welcomed the crowd to the second set and apologized for taking such a long break. The comments were in reference to their last show in the Keene area (2/22/90), at which heavy smoking and/or a fire alarm resulted in the show being aborted after the first set. This show marked the first and only known performance of Metal Bagel Death, which was a dedication to some friends who had recently opened Keene Bagel Works across the street. Trey briefly reprised Caravan after If I Only Had a Brain and teased Simple Gifts in the intro to Contact.

May 4, 1991 Somerville Theatre, Somerville, Ma. (Sat)
Audience Master Cassette (Nakamichi 300s ; John Redmond Tape ; Weave and Shakedown Transfer)

Somerville Theatre

Set 1: The Oh Kee Pa Ceremony > Suzy Greenberg, Cavern, Reba, My Sweet One, Split Open and Melt, Guelah Papyrus, Fluffhead, Mike's Song > I Am Hydrogen > Weekapaug Groove
Set 2: Dog Log, Llama, Colonel Forbin's Ascent[1] > Fly Famous Mockingbird, Buried Alive, Harry Hood, Horn, Rocky Top, Possum[2]
Encore: Terrapin, Runaway Jim
Encore 2: Golgi Apparatus
[1] Guest horn player.
[2] L.A. Woman tease from Trey.
Notes: Forbin's featured a guest horn player dressed in a leopard-skin toga and a huge orange Mohawk. Hood was played in support of the Vermont Dairy Farmers. Possum contained an L.A. Woman tease from Trey. Terrapin was dedicated to Marni. The Aquarium Rescue Unit was the opening act.

May 4, 1994 State Palace Theatre, New Orleans, La. (Wed)
Audience DAT (AKG-460s)

State Palace Theatre, New Orleans

Set 1: Runaway Jim, Foam, Sample in a Jar, It's Ice[1] > Sparkle > Axilla (Part II) > Tweezer > Lifeboy, Rift > Tweezer Reprise
Set 2: Run Like an Antelope, Bouncing Around the Room, You Enjoy Myself[2], Buried Alive[2], The Landlady[2], Julius[2], Wolfman's Brother[2], Magilla[2], Suzy Greenberg[3]
Encore: Caravan[2]
[1] Right Off tease.
[2] Cosmic Country Horns.
[3] Cosmic Country Horns; ended in jazz jam involving megaphone on Trey's guitar and an electric screwdriver on Mike's bass.
Notes: It’s Ice included a Right Off (Miles Davis) tease. YEM through Caravan featured the Cosmic Country Horns: Michael Ray and Carl “Geerz” Gerhard on trumpet, Dave “The Truth” Grippo on alto sax, Tony Tate on tenor sax, Jerome Theriot on baritone sax, and Rick Trolsen on trombone. Suzy ended with a jazz jam involving a megaphone on Trey’s guitar and an electric screwdriver on Mike’s bass. Trey dedicated Antelope to his friend, who was, at that moment, giving birth. He recommended that she name the child “Marco Esquandolas.”

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May 3, 1998 Cafe Tomo - Arcata, Ca. (Sun)
Audience DAT (on stage ; unknown mics ; unknown Transfer)


Set 1: Cripple Creek > Six Days on the Road, Anorexia > Roll Me Over, Rigor Mortis (2), Home on the Range
Set 2: It's Up To You > Mona (1) > It's Up To You, Favela, Willin', Spoonful, Mercury Blues, E: La Fiesta, Pits of Thunder
Comment: (1) Cobra and Magic Bus teases (2) with Nefertiti.