Grateful Dead T-shirt features Astrology based Leo design on front and Zodiac SYF logo on back. I wanted it so bad that I ordered it again and for some reason the second copy was pristine and sounded beautiful. It was only when I read the lyrics I knew what he was singing. The best live Dead albums are this, Europe 72 and Dead Set, which contains a heartrending version of "Brokedown Palace.'' Would use this company again! Reviewed in the United States on November 27, 2017. Who Love ! Name Actions; Dire Wolf: Go To the Forum: The Race Is On: Go To the Forum: Oh Babe It Ain't No Lie: Go To the Forum: It Must Have Been The Roses: Go To the Forum: Dark Hollow: Go To the Forum: China Doll: This is a great live album. In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. Makes me want to jam out around a campfire. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. As people have said before me, the versions of "Bird Song" and "China Doll" are hushed and intimate - and I've never heard better takes on either of those songs. Edit Release All Versions of this Release Review Changes . ... essentially what would be the Grateful Dead’s “unplugged” album. The last two tracks on CD 2, which are from 1978 and have somewhat less fidelity, are highlights too. The 1981 Live ( Acoustic ! Grateful Dead memorabilia keeps on truckin’ December 4, 2020 / in Be Smart / by Tom Hoepf. I stayed a nobody and he didn't, which is the way life is. I'm glad I went with my gut feeling. A superb album. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. I first heard "Reckoning" in the early 1980s on vinyl, and loved it long before I understood the band's main appeal - the long passages of electric weirdness. Can listen to it over and over again. It may interest "somebody" to know that, someone like me, who prefers DARK STAR(s) and usually chooses Dead CDs that feature long instrumental jams... absolutely LOVES Reckoning. On 'Oh babe it aint no lie', it is too quiet. I've always loved the original yet this one is great. The first vinyl I bought would not play but skipped and was not getting it done so I returned it. The best known example of that era is the epic Harpur College concert of May 1970, preserved on Dick's Picks volume 8. It offers the chance to hear the 'softer' side of the Dead - folkie Dead. It's great that, while the music is acoustic, Phil Lesh still plays his electric bass...and it sounds great. Also, the final track, Deep Elem Blues, is the only version I've heard where Jerry solos on bluesy slide guitar...so it's also very enjoyable. For the price I paid I am very satisfied with this cd. If you're a seller, Fulfillment by Amazon can help you grow your business. I certainly agree with that. This CD summarizes a period of the Dead experience that is not as popular as some of their other work. The result is strangely moving. Maybe one out of fifty is going to have an issue. Rhino's continued restoration of the Dead's rich catalogue includes the all-time great pair of live albums Dead Set and Reckoning, both now expanded to 2CDs, plus 3 more classic discs spotlighting the Dead for the astoundingly well-oiled music machine they were during this key era of their storied partnership. Not content with one double LP of live cuts, the Dead being the Dead opted for two D-LP releases just a few months apart. It may interest "somebody" to know that, someone like me, who prefers DARK STAR(s) and usually chooses Dead CDs that feature long instrumental jams... absolutely LOVES Reckoning. Grateful Dead - Reckoning " ! Please try again. If casual fans or those curious are looking for a definitive Dead album to listen to on the live fron then yeah, prossibly stick with 'Skull & Roses' or the aforementioned however, for thos robust fans and for those who love, (like me), all aspects of the Dead's elclectic style, then buy this. On 'Oh babe it aint no lie', it is too quiet. Also, the final track, Deep Elem Blues, is the only version I've heard where Jerry solos on bluesy slide guitar...so it's also very enjoyable. Please try again. Learn more about the program. I believe, while it was acclaimed, it is underrated as people tend to mention the early greats, such as 'Live/dead' and 'Europe 72'. And Amazon prime Aoxomoxoa, Wake of the Grateful Dead ’ s the Dead. 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