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Capitol Theater
Port Chester, New York

There are great shows from across the years on this day in Dead history, but our Dead of the Day comes from 1970 at the Capitol Theater in Port Chester, New York. With two shows – an early and a late one – and both acoustic and electric sets in each, there is so much unbelievable music from this day in 1970. Almost all of the tunes from the two shows seems to be out there on the internet, but nobody has compiled the entire day’s music on Archive. So, we have here the electric set from the first show and the entire late show, which really seems to encapsulate the best of the Dead’s music that day. In the first electic, we get an incredibly rocking, Pig-centric Good Lovin’ that includes both an opening and a mid-song drum solo. Pig is relentless...