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Fox Theater, St. Louis, MO: March 18, 1971


Exploring the shows on the upcoming 30 Trips Around the Sun box set has admittedly been quite a treat. All the shows to be included are previously unreleased, true, but they’re available on archive.org… So, while maybe not optimum by way of sound quality, most are still very listenable. And besides, isn’t there something kinda cool about the “bootleggy” sound on some of these?

This week, a 1971 show from St. Louis… The second of two nights at the Fox Theater One notable tidbit: The last “Feedback” the Dead ever played. Please enjoy.


Stanley Theater, Jersey City, NJ: September 28, 1972

I’m not even sure how I happened by this show from fall of 1972, but it’s a ripper start-to-finish. This was the final show of a colossal three-night stand the Dead did at this 4300-seat venue which first opened in 1928 in Jersey City, New Jersey. So colossal a run of shows this was, that… Continue Reading