Grateful Dead Dick's Picks, Volume 33 (Live) (4-CD)

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Dick's Picks, Volume 33 (Live) (4-CD)
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CD Details

  • Released: January 24, 2012
  • Label: Real Gone Music

Tracks on Disc 1:

  • 1.Promised Land
  • 2.Mississippi Half - Step Uptown Toodeloo
  • 3.Cassidy
  • 4.Tennessee Jed
  • 5.Looks Like Rain
  • 6.They Love Each Other
  • 7.New Minglewood Blues
  • 8.Scarlet Begonias
  • 9.Lazy Lightnin'
  • 10.Supplication
  • 11.Sugaree

Tracks on Disc 2:

  • 1.St. Stephen
  • 2.Not Fade Away
  • 3.St. Stephen
  • 4.Help On the Way
  • 5.Slipknot!
  • 6.Drums
  • 7.Samson and Delilah
  • 8.Slipknot!
  • 9.Franklin's Tower
  • 10.One More Saturday Night
  • 11.U. S. Blues

Tracks on Disc 3:

  • 1.Might As Well
  • 2.Mama Tried
  • 3.Ramble On Rose
  • 4.Cassidy
  • 5.Deal
  • 6.El Paso
  • 7.Loser
  • 8.Promised Land
  • 9.Friend of the Devil
  • 10.Dancing In the Streets
  • 11.Wharf Rat
  • 12.Dancing In the Streets

Tracks on Disc 4:

  • 1.Samson and Delilah
  • 2.Brown - Eyed Woman
  • 3.Playing In the Band
  • 4.Drums
  • 5.The Wheel
  • 6.Space
  • 7.The Other One
  • 8.Stella Blue
  • 9.Playing In the Band
  • 10.Sugar Magnolia
  • 11.Johnny B. Goode

Product Description:

Personnel: Jerry Garcia (vocals, guitar); Donna Jean Godchaux, Bob Weir (vocals); Keith Godchaux (piano); Phil Lesh (electric bass); Mickey Hart, Bill Kreutzmann (drums).
Liner Note Authors: Steven Crozier; Gary Schaffer.
Recording information: Oakland Coliseum Stadium, Oakland, CA (10/09/1976-10/10/1976).
Photographers: Ed Perlstein; Richard McCaffrey; Steve Schneider .
After their touring sabbatical (November '74 through June '76), the Grateful Dead returned to the road with a renewed enthusiasm, returning with several formerly abandoned classics -- such as "St. Stephen" and "Dancing in the Streets" -- adding a few numbers that would ultimately remain in their repertoire. Most notably, "Might as Well" and "The Wheel" from Jerry Garcia's (guitar/vocals) solo songbook and Bob Weir's (guitar/vocals) "Lazy Lightning"/"Supplication," a coupling that Weir initially worked up with Kingfish. Dick's Picks, Vol. 33 (2004) captures two consecutive performances at the Oakland Coliseum Stadium on October 9 and 10, 1976. This marked only the second run that the band had played in their native Bay Area since '74. With Mickey Hart (percussion) back in the fold, the Grateful Dead are as rhythmically sinuous as ever, retaining their lissom nature and instantaneous penchant for improvisation. Prime examples include the intricate improvisation in "Scarlet Begonias" -- which had yet to be linked to "Fire on the Mountain" -- and pretty much the whole of set two on October 9. Beginning with a sublime "St. Stephen" that sandwiches an equally limber "Not Fade Away," the musicians drive steadily through an incendiary "Help on the Way"/"Slipknot," detouring into a percussive duet between Kreutzmann and Hart before tumbling headlong into a Weir-led arrangement of Rev. Gary Davis' "Samson and Delilah." The jam returns into "Slipknot," followed by a feisty "Franklin's Tower" before ending up in an inspired "One More Saturday Night." The show on the 10th offers up another helping of "Cassidy," "Promised Land" and "Samson and Delilah," as well as impressive -- if not downright boogie-a-fied -- readings of "Dancing in the Streets" with a tender "Wharf Rat" center. Another top-shelf second set that is dominated by "Playing in the Band" with a lyrical version of "The Wheel," a simply lilting "Stella Blue" and a loose and laid-back "Sugar Magnolia" that is corralled into a considerable finale. ~ Lindsay Planer

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