This week’s entry in the Deadhead Corner Tune of the Day is “The Weight” from the Nassau Coliseum from the spring 1990 tour in honor or the passing of Levon Helm. This was the Dead’s debut performance of the Band classic. The boys were in fine form this tour and returned to the Nassau Coliseum after a five year hiatus. Check track 14 for The Weight.
The Weight – Grateful Dead (Uniondale, NY – March 28, 1990)
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- Grateful Dead – Samson and Delilah (Syracuse, NY – October 20, 1984)
- Grateful Dead – Jam (Watkins Glen, NY July 27, 1973)
- Morning Dew – Grateful Dead (Madison WI – June 24, 1983)
- Grateful Dead – Help On The Way / Slipknot
- Viola Lee Blues – Grateful Dead
- The Band & The Staples Singers – The Weight
- 1990 Fender Stratocaster ’62 Reissue
- 1990 Gibson ES-335
- 1988 Fender Telecaster
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