Grateful Dead's St. Louis Spectacle: Jamming with Dave's Picks 47

Article Contributed by gratefulweb | Published on Tuesday, July 18, 2023

Dive into the heart of the Brent-era Grateful Dead with the latest addition to the esteemed live release series, Dave's Picks Volume 47. This thrilling, never-before-released show from Kiel Auditorium, St. Louis, MO, held on December 9, 1979, is available for pre-order now.

The end of 1979 saw Brent Mydland seamlessly integrated into the Grateful Dead line-up, impressing fans with his dazzling keyboard skills, harmonic tenor, and songwriting prowess. His influence on the band's sound is evident in the dynamic 25-song setlist from this show, featuring soon-to-be classics from 'Go To Heaven' such as "Alabama Getaway," "Don't Ease Me In," "Lost Sailor," and his own composition "Easy To Love You."

Deadheads will revel in the energetic performances of favorites like "Brown-Eyed Women," "Shakedown Street," and "Terrapin Station." The second set of the show offers a unique lineup of eight songs before the iconic "Drums," including an improvised "Jam" that emerges from the end of "Saint Of Circumstance." The show concludes with an intense performance of "Bertha>Good Lovin'" and perhaps one of the best renditions of "Don't Ease Me In" the band ever offered.

To complete this three-disc set, an additional track from another 1979 show has been included, the details of which fans are encouraged to uncover at

Limited to just 25,000 numbered copies, this release was expertly recorded by the esteemed Dan Healy and masterfully mastered to HDCD specifications by Jeffrey Norman at Mockingbird Mastering.

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