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30 Years Ago Today

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89/10/09  Hampton Coliseum,  Hampton, VA

 

Stranger, Built To Last, Rooster, Ramble On Rose, We Can Run,

Jack-a-Roe, Memphis, Row Jimmy, Music.

 

Playin'>Uncle John's>Playin' reprise>Dark Star>D>S>

Death Don't Have No Mercy>Fantasy>Hey Jude>

Throwin' Stones>Good Lovin'.

 

E: Attics

 

The biggest "mind blown" show I ever attended.

Dark Star embodies the spirit of open ended

Grateful Dead music and the jumping off point

of many a journey into the unknown.

I spent the evening within 5 rows of the stage

on Jerry's side, unsure if I was still on this planet.

I believe some of the best modern Grateful Dead

music was performed between these Hampton shows

and Brent's death the following summer.

 

Praise DSO.

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That show is special. Can’t imagine what that must’ve felt like. The death don’t gives me chills just listening on headphones. 

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One of their greatest pranks. It fooled me. I missed those shows. I was listening to this show this morning, just dreaming about what it would have been like to be there, let alone fifth row, Jerry’s side. The band was huge then, unstoppable. 

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I was in attendance at most of the Hampton shows from '83 - '88, but I unfortunately missed the infamous Warlocks shows in '89.

 

Epic shows indeed!

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