The music started around 3pm and ended around 3am the next morning. archivemember606, Hey i would burn this show for you if you'd like. I say this b/c I can't figure out why this show is so popular. As it is, this is an essential 73 show. The RFK shows are as good as any of the more famous shows from this period, including July 4 in Buffalo, July 7 in Philadelphia, and the Alpine run,” says David Lemieux, Grateful Dead archivist and the set’s producer. You had to be there. this may or may not have been mention in earlier post, i just thought that was interesting. Thank You Lord for the swing beat on They Love Each Other , no Valium here, just get-n-off !! Listening to the full show for the first time was incredible. Man I was worn out but enjoyed every minute and don't remember much about how I drove back to Richmond that night. Amazing show! I was very fortunate to have attended, in the summer of 1973, the June 9 & 10 shows at RFK, the Watkins Glen event, both shows (7/31 and 8/1)@ Roosevelt Stadium, and both shows @ Nassau Coliseum in September '73. What a great time the lucky people must have had at this show! My old friend Robert T used to tell me about being at this show. However, anytime Jerry sings "It Takes a Lot to Laugh..." deserves at least a three rating. Dancing about architecture or farting about particle physics, forget it and just enjoy that special groove. My ears fall off, asshole!". Almost sounds like Weir might be playing slide? The number of times I simply got lost in Bird Song and Eyes and Dark Star is uncountable. Menu links. This is not underated or overated it is just a damn nice show that calm's the soul when you need it most. I was one of the lucky few who got to see The Allman Brothers open for The Grateful Dead at The Fillmore East in Feb. of 1970 and again in March of 1971, with Duane when they recorded the famous "Live at the Fillmore East". My own opinion of this night well, its beautiful. Sunday was a very special afternoon and night- I'll never forget it. Permalink. The show I would give 5 stars, but with the bad levels, I have to go with 3 stars. damn damn damn. want to hear the Dead at their finest? Can't really say much more than already been said about this show.....it sends you places. This is such a profoundly sweet jam. Man, those were the days. Came here for the “Eyes”...it was everything I dreamt it would be and more. Still, set list, building from a hot afternoon to incredible jams, Dickey Betts, the transitions, well this show is one of the finest I have heard. When worlds collide, some serious jammin' goes down! Highlights include a passionate Morning Dew to kick it off, Birdsong, Playin', a very long Eyes, Here Comes Sunshine, and of course, Dark Star. The people on the infield were baking in the hot sun they turned on the fire hoses and began spraying the crowd. BFD. When the Good Lord decides to give the world and enema he's gonna stick it in D.C. You will find the best. By submitting, you agree to receive donor-related emails from the Internet Archive. The storm during the first set was intense. no, i was not at the show. Not the best...but really great and pretty special with Dicky and Butch sitting in for the last set. Not that it's bad mind you, far from it, but the first set is fairly average with only Bird Song and Playin' being stand outs. Possibly the greatest show the Grateful Dead ever played. It sure would be worth something to me! Bird song is a gift of life and enchantment...a hint of the allman magic down the line! Somebody mentioned the Watkins Glen show. So thats what we did. I had never heard this show until today and am amazed with the energy all the way through - sound quality 4 show quality 5+. We arrive late morning and the people were fantastic. EYES on this show is surreal, dreamy. But, after they finished their set, it was followed by a MONUMENTAL JAM with a compilation of some of the BEST MUSIC EVER PERFORMED!!! my favorite songs <3 thanks for sharing. Wet Wille, Allman Brothers and the Grateful Dead. I was at this show and just found the booklet that was given out to everyone there. Anyhoo, I could write 10 pages on this show, and I probably will. It was released on November 10, 2017. Back then, the shows went on forever, and tickets were lik $10 or something! I really love the Dead at the Old Renaissance Faire (which seems to have gone missing from the archive) for example. beggars tomb is none other than Dickie Betts. Not me, because I would lose that argument (never doubt the oratory skills of a '73 Eyes). superb setlists, spectacular playing. I just listened to this show in its entirety. Best Here Comes Sunshine ever. The song list is gigantic and wonderful. i'm so grateful this quality of a recording exists, being able to hear bob and phil in there made it so special. thank you for sharing such a gem. IMHO - Regards S~, Really, I'm not trying to be a wise-ass, but I swear that this is the most downloaded show becasue people see "Allman Brothers" and don't realize Duane had died back in Oct. of 1971. Okay, I like Kezar 5/26, certainly no slouch. Wishing Furthur would come down near Oklahoma. So shut yer pie hole. Instead, we rely on individual generosity to fund our infrastructure; we're powered by donations averaging $32. So a google later I found the archive and immediately see this show as a prolific download! What a show! Well, I just couldn't have the last not raving review at the top...Surely one of my most memorable and seems like many others. Transported me to a happier place. The RFK shows came in the middle of a busy, but remarkable, year for the Grateful Dead, during which they played 74 concerts. Mexicali Blues -} Maggie's Farm. Official Announcements . It's worth mentioning, and I hope. A 2 db gain still doesn't help the vocals here. Some of us had hitched down to D.C. from NYC and then met up with the people with the van. Strange Trip, Pacific Northwest The soundman finally gets comfortable and settles in 7 songs later around "They Love Each Other". RFK Stadium, Washington, DC. NAMASTE !! short but sweet. This show was one of my first tapes they gave me, and remains to this day to be my favorite. The Grateful Dead Catalog. The Dark Star is in your face and smacks you around like the little girl that you are. Washington, DC. Official Site Of The Grateful Dead. Here, it's about the music. Now if I can just figure out how to record the stream so I can put this on disc. I don't review the performance. Set List . Funny improvised lyrics for Wave . What you can do is take a screenshot of the page (press and hold the home and power button briefly at the same time) or you can bookmark the page on the google chrome app (assuming your google account is linked to it) and the bookmark will sync up with your pc google chrome is your account is linked to that as well. Thank goodness that these moments are still here for all to capture. Not only is this show great, but Almans opened (Betts and Trucks played on 3rd set) and it was $7. Man, was it hot, but what a great day and a great show. I have the original ticket for the June 9th show in excellent condition. Great groooovy Jam of Takes a lot/ That's alright / Promised land. Well, Duane was actually deceased by this point. I love the sound of this one. I dont know what to send you to but there is defitly better out there. Get the Grateful Dead Setlist of the concert at Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium, Washington, DC, USA on June 25, 1995 from the Summer Tour 1995 Tour and other Grateful Dead Setlists for free on setlist.fm! I will agree that some 73 shows have better audio quality, but the overall groove of this show is undeniable. If you compare it to other shows the dead has cranked out it doesnt compare. share. thanks for this recording! These are songs I generally don't prefer. Wang Dang Doodle. Saturday Dead came on mid afternoon it was hot as heck bright sun 90's. Opening Dew only tells you one thing, its going to be a hot night. Wow, I've been listening to the Dead for about 5-7 years. Crank it up and enjoy the ride! Firstly, it's in D.C. in all hallowed RFK Stadium, which automatically makes it a contender for best show status (betcha didn't know that rule). !I know its only VBR MP3,but still beats most Aud`, As Tony may have said about his mother, these guys "dead to me." This show is great!! I've seen the Dead over 30 times since the late 60's and this was one of the tightest shows I've ever seen. https://www.dead.net/features/71289/august-1st-meet-movies, https://www.dead.net/features/rollingstonecom-first-look-listen-touch-grey-7121989, https://www.dead.net/archives/1973/clippings/program-rfk-memorial-stadium, https://www.dead.net/archives/1973/clippings/program-rfk-memorial-stadium-0, https://www.dead.net/archives/1973/photos/rfk-stadium-1973, https://www.dead.net/archives/1973/photos/sunset-rfk-stadium, 7" Singles This show is THE ONE!! There is nothing like it, none of the other 10 or 12 shows I saw compare. D2t03 (Eyes) transient sound system glitch @ 5:06; subsecond dropout @ 6:54 I was 3 years old... someone could have had me sooner... why was I born so late. What a great show. How's the weed in heaven. The Dead were OK and except for someone firing off a pepper gas canister in my section of the stadium it was a nice day. Hornsby played accordion with the Grateful Dead … I also kinda envy them. Show Details. Love you, grunk576@. What a concert guys. One of my many favorites. Man it is Off the HOOK. Well worth it 5 fo' sheezy. Not to mention the Allman join the 3rd set this is one of their best shows. This recording was made over 32 years ago! You had to of been there. Set 1: Cold Rain And Snow. We got married a week later. The box set is individually numbered and limited to 15,000 copies. First off.. awesome show to kick back to. 1973 is one of my favorite Dead era's and this show is a great representation of this year. Jerry put it between his death playing "Deal". That show ended at about. Check out 2/15, 2/22, 3/24, 5/26 and 11/17 for some more kick ass playing. Oh yeah, TLEO induced some sort of spastic fit while I was painting the kitchen. That the music is available in this forum is terrific. IT was truly a love fest no problems or violnece. Unable to process your request at this time. Member for 13 years 5 months Submitted by Brandon on Sat, 06/21/2008 - 00:48. But for those who might be new to the Grateful Dead and have come to this show because of the high number of downloads, I would suggest trying the 5-8-77 Cornell show first. A friend turned me onto this site and ive been amazed. From the Dew opener to the JBG closer this show is hot hot hot. I of course had listen to the Dead on albums and " eight track " but never live. I've been burning new bands from this site like a mad man for almost a year now, but I almost forgot how wonderful the Grateful Dead was. Kinda like going to see "The Dead" thinking Jerry gone's be there. If anyone is interested I can scan the whole thing. I have to say that I don't remember anything about the concerts at all. How can this compare to February '69 ("Live/Dead")? I'm in accord with all reviews here...this is an essential recording. i wasnt born yet. I was initially disappointed because of all the hype this show gets, but what the hell? USA. This is a 3-set, 4-CD monster with so many great jams. There's a whole hour-long set coming with members of the Allman Brothers Band, who played earlier that evening, joining in on a collection of covers that includes a 13 min+ hot take on the Kings' "That's All Right, Mama." Email me (mklsgl@. A lot of level problems!!! Talk about setting the tone for the show, and Garcia was in such good voice. With your silly ramblings of breath and snowflakes and flower circles you goof. *wink*-- AMAZING show, anyone know where to download a copy. Anyway, am downloading now to sare with my 13. Say your piece and get out. Sure I listen to other musics...but this band lives on in my heart. Could you ask for a better That's Alright Mama??? To deny that this and other shows happened is to surrender to geezerhood. Peace all Supasteel88. Quit your bitchin dude. Ladies and Gentlemen, The AllGrateful DeadMan Brothers Band !! You can all find other political discussion sites in order to carry on your political rants. Does anyone else remember Looks like Rain then Box of Rain, and in the middle of Box of Rain, a cloud came and sprinkled everyone for about 30 seconds, then moved on?? gotta love it..gotta get it. Previous. Making the shows available in streaming format was a good shot toward trying to compromise, but there is still one huge problem. what a fantastic show and the quality well look at the lineage. One of my favorites so far. Can you see Dickie Betts or Jerry Garcia using note correction software, lip-syncing or air guitar? Big fan of TLEO, and this one grabs you. By the way D.C. does suck! i get that ones opinion does not account for the belief of many but that just like a library there is a place for everything keep it in that place if u cant respect that then ask how i can or anyone of like mind to teach you be open alll. Great show, But i feel i am entitled to all the free high quality recordings I want. Turn this the fuck up. With entering the trading community, I have been getting some shows and this is by far my favorite Grateful Dead show I've heard from any period!!! You be the judge.I've been wanting to review the sound quality of these shows for quite some time. I went to the show on the 9th where the played befor the A Bros. After dropping acid and running around the hot sun for most of the day, I slept through most of the A Bros. Official Site of the Grateful Dead. Didn't think so. Check out PITB. In 2020 the Internet Archive has seen unprecedented use—and we need your help. I've collected enough other interesting music by now. "This tour is widely … sugar mag is nice, with bobby adding some energy finally, but donna, of course bellows off a couple crys to ruin any momentum they were to gain from this charge. Three sets of perfect music from one of the best periods of the Dead's career. This show sums up that title perfectly. I was there. This lasted throughout just about the entire first set (with a few exceptions - They Love Each Other, Bird Song). As the name suggests, it contains the two complete concerts recorded on July 12 and 13, 1989, at Robert F. Kennedy Stadium in Washington, D.C. Bob Weir. The RFK shows came in the middle of a busy, but remarkable, year for the Grateful Dead, during which they played 74 concerts. I am English (living in England) and of an age that I should have caught these guys live, at least once, but never did. The shows will also be available digitally on the release date, November 10. Just keep searching! Yeah, this show is really good and super popular now a days, but have you heard June 22, 1973, that show is amazing(imho). Games, Furniture & i was not at this show but a good friend of mine took. I've only been so lucky as to see PHISH many times. JG “The Omnipotent Grateful Dead!” Log in or register to post comments; user picture. At least I have it on. Beginnings of "Beat it" and "Around" are cut and faded in. Just took a trip of 3000 miles and 30 years on the Deads Golden Road---thanks to The Archives digital wings, Since noone elsed touched on it, I'd like to add what a wonderful, upbeat, and enthusiastic version this show holds! "Their music," writes Lenny Kaye, "touches on ground that most other groups don't … It's older than almost everyone who'll be writing a review on it too. The energy is there, and it sounds like they are having a lot of fun. In That's Allright Mama? I have been an avid dead listener for years, and even though I have not have the privilage to bear witness to one of their few thousand! What a great year for the Dead. Jonathan Aizen At the end of Saturday night we were sitting around watching the crowd leave and at some point someone announced on the PA that if anyone was interested they could come up and get a big garbage bag. I agree with Islam sucks...you are the man!!! 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