Originally released in 2013 and remixed from the original 24-track recordings, the first installment in the GarciaLive series chronicles the Jerry Garcia Band's complete performance at the historic Capitol Theatre in Passaic, New Jersey on March 1, 1980 at the tail end of a particularly incendiary three-week east coast run. Garcia and his band, comprised of John Kahn on bass, Ozzie Ahlers on keys, and Johnny d'Foncesca on drums, performed an early and late show on this evening, with the latter featuring an appearance from Garcia's songwriting partner Robert Hunter on "Tiger Rose" and "Promontory Rider."
Highlights including a take on the Jimmie Rodgers penned rave-up, "That's All Right," an early show encore of "Deal" and a rollicking version of "That's What Love Will Make You Do" show Jerry and the band loose and fluid at the end of the storied tour which also yielded the out-of-print After Midnight: Kean College, 2/28/80 released in 2004.
The 5-LP collection is pressed onto 180 gram vinyl in a limited edition of 5,000 individually numbered, foil-stamped clamshell boxed sets. Each set includes a unique download card unlocking a MP3 download of the mastered album audio.
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How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)
Simple Twist of Fate
Sitting in Limbo
That's All Right
Mission in the Rain
That's What Love Will Make You Do
The Harder They Come
Tiger Rose (featuring Robert Hunter)
Promontory Rider (featuring Robert Hunter)