Grateful Dead – Dave’s Picks Volume 40: Deer Creek Music Center, Noblesville, IN 7/18/90 & 7/19/90 (2021)

Posted by Green on November 1, 2021
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We’re closing the books on DAVE’S PICKS 2021 with not one but two – nearly – complete shows from Noblesville, IN 7/18/90 & 7/19/90. Yes, we’ve packed it all on four CDs, save for that second night encore which we promise you’ll get to hear in the very near future. Sometimes there really is just too much good stuff.

For now, we’ll invite you to cozy up with two exceptional back-to-back shows, shows with precision and clarity, shows with more than a lion’s share of exploratory jams, and most importantly, shows that were simply a damn good time for all. Highlights from night one include the bookends of a spectacular “Help>Slip!>Franklin’s” and an epically intricate “Morning Dew” followed by a classic cover of “The Weight.” Night two, is the sleeper hit, with flawless playing from start to finish, the set list inviting you to find new favorites in top-notch renditions of “Foolish Heart” or “Victim Or The Crime,” and if that’s not one of the finest versions of “Desolation Row” Bobby ever did do! We would be remiss if we didn’t mention that these shows were among Brent’s last and they are some of his finest of the era at that.

Limited to 25,000 numbered copies, DAVE’S PICKS VOL. 40: DEER CREEK MUSIC CENTER, NOBLESVILLE, IN 7/18 & 19/90 was recorded by Dan Healy and has been mastered to HDCD specs by Jeffrey Norman.

CD1
01. Help On The Way > (4:39)
02. Slipknot! > (4:16)
03. Franklin’s Tower (9:34)
04. New Minglewood Blues (7:36)
05. Easy To Love You (5:44)
06. Peggy-O (6:38)
07. When I Paint My Masterpiece (5:37)
08. Brown-Eyed Women (6:50)
09. Cassidy (7:00)
10. Deal (8:21)
11. China Cat Sunflower > (7:34)
12. I Know You Rider > (6:01)
13. Looks Like Rain > (8:26)
14. Terrapin Station > (15:27)
15. Jam > (4:33)
16. Drums > (6:10)
17. Space > (8:22)
18. The Other One > (12:17)
19. Morning Dew (12:41)
20. The Weight (6:22)

CD2
01. Jack Straw (6:42)
02. They Love Each Other (7:47)
03. Desolation Row (12:17)
04. Row Jimmy (10:54)
05. Picasso Moon (8:10)
06. Althea > (7:22)
07. Promised Land (5:05)
08. Victim Or The Crime > (8:19)
09. Foolish Heart > (9:15)
10. Playing In The Band > (9:42)
11. China Doll > (5:29)
12. Uncle John’s Band > (9:15)
13. Drums > (12:17)
14. Space > (12:44)
15. All Along The Watchtower > (7:58)
16. Black Peter > (9:06)
17. Not Fade Away (12:53)

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