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Winterland Arena
San Francisco, California

Our Dead of the Day takes us into some classic ’67 Dead, in a transition point from the poppy sounds of ’66 heading towards the full-on beastly psychedelia-blues-rock bacchanalia of ’69. The greatness is all here in the seven songs from this night, but the band is still waiting to fully dive in and become their destiny. The show starts off on such a high with a haunting, milky, completely psychedelic Morning Dew. Pig’s organ and Jerry’s rounded guitar licks will send shivers up your spine. They might have done this song better in later years, but there is nothing like hearing this elemental version; seeing it live must have been even better, like watching Homer deliver the Odyssey or...