When it doesn't fit anywhere else

 #38670  by Django
 Tue Feb 26, 2008 10:48 am
It was on an old Harvard Lampoon Radio hour that Hunter S. Thompson is told by a spaced out hitchhiker that the Grateful Dead were performing on a barge in San Fransisco Bay and they were gonna cut it loose and play 'Truckin'' until they hit Hawaii. The same episode has a dead-a-like song about a biker. I haven't heard that for twenty-five years at least but it was pretty damn good.

 #51871  by Tennessee Jedi
 Thu Oct 23, 2008 7:37 am
It is agreed that the band’s longest uninterrupted performance of the song took place on December 6, 1973.
I'm checking this out now ...
Love Phils feedback stuff.
Its a very out there version ...
And then right into Eyes !
:cool:

 #51949  by jonarobb
 Fri Oct 24, 2008 11:37 am
Tennessee Jedi wrote:
It is agreed that the band’s longest uninterrupted performance of the song took place on December 6, 1973.
I'm checking this out now ...
Love Phils feedback stuff.
Its a very out there version ...
And then right into Eyes !
:cool:
I keep multiple copies of this scattered about my life. It's on my ipod, my home computer, copies on disc in both cars. I think it's even at my mom's house on her computer.

I love how they get it together for Eyes after such a way out there Dark Star. Jerry takes a nice airy solo at the beginning of Eyes just to center himself and the band...

Unfortunately there is that nasty gap missing in Eyes. I noticed someone cleaned it up with an audience splice. Looks like I'll have to burn a new copy, cool. But that Dark Star should be essential listening for any Deadhead....

 #51952  by Tennessee Jedi
 Fri Oct 24, 2008 11:46 am
Unfortunately there is that nasty gap missing in Eyes
My version is 13:58 long - dont remember the cut though.
Checking it out now ....
oopsy
yeah mine does go an audience boot for a few secs ...
Not too bad so far though ....
Just got a ton o'73 and '74 shows
Pure heaven
:cool:

 #51954  by Tennessee Jedi
 Fri Oct 24, 2008 11:54 am
Hmmmm.
You are right.
Big time cut.Goes right to the diminished sounding jam.
Bummers......
:cool:

 #51958  by jonarobb
 Fri Oct 24, 2008 1:40 pm
Tennessee Jedi wrote:Hmmmm.
You are right.
Big time cut.Goes right to the diminished sounding jam.
Bummers......
:cool:
yeah, my original copy is from 2002. I see there's an updated copy on the Archive with a much less abrasive cut.
 #142067  by ToddWCorey
 Thu Oct 09, 2014 2:40 am
Some LONG ones:

6/06/69 Love Light 46:13
4/26/72 Other One 41:08*
5/11/72 Dark Star 47:11*
5/21/74 Playing 46:17

*These timings include Drums
 #142075  by TI4-1009
 Thu Oct 09, 2014 8:34 am
Cool!

I used to love those 70s space-outs. The weirder it got the more people would head for the snack bar or bathrooms- leaving more of that wonderful weirdness for me to soak in!!
 #154422  by ethanball88
 Fri Nov 04, 2016 10:34 am
bobby talks about an alligator that lasted for 3 hours in their early years. not recorded but still hella long