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Roosevelt Stadium
Jersey City, New Jersey

With great shows from across the 70s and 80s and a tremendous snippet from ’67, it was a tough choice today, but we ended up going back to Roosevelt Stadium in 1976 for our Dead of the Day. The show opens with a killer Sugaree. This song evolved a great deal in the first five years after its 1971 debut, maturing into the gem that we all know and appreciate. Here in this 1976 show, the tune may have already reached perfection with Jerry’s demonstrative guitar along with his pleading vocals continuing through a lengthy, but well-paced version in which the rest of the band supports him mightily. After a solid Minglewood, the boys torch another...