Really clear Bobby here - 73-9-8

Really clear Bobby here - 73-9-8

Postby Billbbill » Tue Oct 07, 2008 1:56 pm

So that subject line sounds a bit strange but you know what I mean. He's in the mix big time here and some real bob lick learnin to be had. Here's the set list and the link:

http://www.archive.org/details/gd73-09- ... efail.shnf

CD 1 - total 70:48 -
Bertha 5:54
Me & My Uncle 3:07
Sugaree 7:52
Beat It On Down The Line 3:20
Tennessee Jed 8:18
Looks Like / Rain 7:20
Brown Eyed Women 5:42
Jack Straw 5:05
Row Jimmy Row 9:56
Weather Report -> 5:55
Let It Grow 8:17

CD 2 - total 60:44 -
Roll Out The Barrel 0:33
Eyes Of The World -> 15:24
China Doll 5:59 (end of set 1)
Greatest Story 4:51
Ramble On Rose 6:42
Big River 4:4
Sing Your Blues Away 3:43
China Cat-> 3:42
I Know You Rider 10:16
El Paso 4:50

CD 3 - total 57:57 -
He's Gone -> 14:14
Truck/in -> 10:13
Not Fade Away -> 8:53
Goin' Down The Road -> 8:01
Not Fade Away 3:30
Stella Blue -> 8:10 (encores)
One More Saturday Night 4:53
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Postby pappypgh » Tue Oct 07, 2008 2:04 pm

Oh YEAH! There's some really great 73 shows out there that have Bobby REALLY prominent in the mix. Love that stuff!
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Postby jonarobb » Tue Oct 07, 2008 2:14 pm

I love this! That's what's cool about these 73' SBD's. Bob Weir with the GD as his backing band. Those riffs on Bertha right out of the gate are sweet.
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Postby Billbbill » Sat Oct 11, 2008 11:59 am

Figured I'd bump this - it went through pretty quickly and once it's off that 'new' page...I bet some eyes missed it.

Really great NFA-GDTRFB on this as well.
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Postby jonarobb » Sat Oct 11, 2008 12:24 pm

I'll bump this as well. Can never get enough 73' stuff around these parts.

If you want a good Bob Weir lesson check this show I posted about earlier...

http://tela.sugarmegs.org/_asxtela/gd1972-09-30.asx
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Postby Billbbill » Sat Oct 11, 2008 5:01 pm

That's another excellent one jonarobb. Funny thing though, the only copy on the archive is a sb as the sugarmegs one sure seems to be, but is not nearly as "bobby proud". Kinda weird. Gotta love this stuff! I'll be adding this one to my collection.
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Re: Really clear Bobby here - 73-9-8

Postby Stevo123 » Tue Nov 18, 2008 3:46 pm

Talk about some loud and clear Bob, check this show out. He's on point, playing beautifully the whole show, too.
9/15/71 -
http://www.archive.org/details/gd1971-1 ... 607.flac16

Edit: Don't miss the NFA jam!
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Re: Really clear Bobby here - 73-9-8

Postby old man down » Tue Nov 18, 2008 8:26 pm

Saw them take the stage for the 3rd time in my life the following Saturday night at the Providence Civic Center. That was when I realized that there was "no place else I'd rather be." At the shows back then everyone was young and you'd see your friends in the hallways. As a teenager, for me, they were gods on a pedestal, mythic due to their inclusion in The Electric Koolaid Acid Test, and it was very difficult to find out much about them. Everything was hearsay and word of mouth.
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Re: Really clear Bobby here - 73-9-8

Postby Rev_Roach » Fri Nov 21, 2008 4:11 pm

oooh yeah thanks bill. nice to hear bobby so well. i dont know many of his parts well and a good show like this is certainly the way to start.
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Re: Really clear Bobby here - 73-9-8

Postby Billbbill » Fri Nov 21, 2008 6:20 pm

Rev_Roach wrote:oooh yeah thanks bill. nice to hear bobby so well. i dont know many of his parts well and a good show like this is certainly the way to start.

Hey rev,
yea, you know me, I'm mainly a jerry guy, but I love checking out what bobby's up to as well. It's always a continuing adventure, which is one reason why I love da boys!!
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Re: Really clear Bobby here - 73-9-8

Postby Stevo123 » Sat Nov 22, 2008 10:48 am

I'm always amazed at how Bobby manages to find that certain "space" in the music that complements everything else so well. The way he chooses his chord voicings, register, and tone is downright brilliant. I really wish he would write a book on his approach to music, lol. Even though he was usually way down in the mix, his presence contributed so much to the overall sound. Greatest rhythm guitarist ever, IMO.
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Re: Really clear Bobby here - 73-9-8

Postby Rev_Roach » Sat Nov 22, 2008 12:58 pm

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I'm always amazed at how Bobby manages to find that certain "space" in the music that complements everything else so well. The way he chooses his chord voicings, register, and tone is downright brilliant. I really wish he would write a book on his approach to music, lol. Even though he was usually way down in the mix, his presence contributed so much to the overall sound. Greatest rhythm guitarist ever, IMO.


In a band with that many voices it would be quite easy to overpl,ay, but bob didnt. smart enough to find splaces where he could contribute, not clash. many players have some compulsion to be playing notes at all times, but bob was/is very comfortable layin out sometimes to the point of assuming a call/response kind of role.
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Re: Really clear Bobby here - 73-9-8

Postby GratefulPat » Sat Nov 29, 2008 11:51 am

wow, seemed to have missed this topic for the last month or so, or i just forgot that i saw it :D , this show is soooo tasty, i love when bob is up in the mix
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