Sunday Cinema | Grateful Dead New Year's 80-81

Last month we told you about an amazing documentary focusing on the Grateful Dead's December 31, 1980 show that was available on the Music Vault YouTube channel. Since that time performance footage of the entire three-set gala has been shared on Music Vault.

For the first set, the Dead treated attendees to a rare acoustic set just months after their successful Radio City and Warfield runs, which incorporated electric and acoustic performances. The acoustic set was followed by two power-packed electric sets well worth watching on this Father's Day.

Check out pro-shot footage of the entire show:

If you haven't seen the documentary, be sure to give it a watch for a fascinating look at the Grateful Dead and Deadheads in the early '80s:

Full Show Tracklist:

0:00:00 - To Lay Me Down (Incomplete)
0:07:23 - Monkey And The Engineer
0:10:00 - Jack-A-Roe
0:14:37 - Cassidy
0:19:38 - I've Been All Around This World
0:24:34 - The Race Is On
0:26:57 - Bird Song (Incomplete)
0:35:27 - Ripple (Incomplete)
0:39:25 - Alabama Getaway
0:45:11 - Greatest Story Ever Told
0:49:25 - They Love Each Other
0:56:43 - Little Red Rooster
1:06:28 - China Cat Sunflower / I Know You Rider
1:18:57 - Looks Like Rain
1:26:55 - Althea
1:35:12 - Lost Sailor / Saint Of Circumstance
1:48:22 - Deal
1:55:48 - Bill Graham's entrance / New Year's countdown
1:58:13 - Sugar Magnolia
2:04:49 - Scarlet Begonias/Fire On The Mountain
2:24:27 - Estimated Prophet / Drums / Space
3:13:51 - The Other One
3:21:05 - Wharf Rat
3:30:57 - Round and Round
3:35:49 - Sunshine Daydream
3:39:37 - Satisfaction
3:45:56 - Brokedown Palace
3:52:28 - Bill Graham breakfast announcement

Documentary Tracklist:

Looks Like Rain
China/Rider
Monkey & The Engineer
Jack-A-Roe
Ripple
Alabama Getaway
Bill Graham New Year's Celebration
Sugar Magnolia
Around & Around
Sunshine Daydream

[Published on: 6/15/14]

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