October 14, 1984
Set List:Alabama Getaway
Greatest Story Ever Told
Little Red Rooster
Dupree's Diamond Blues
My Brother Esau
New Minglewood Blues
I Need a Miracle
Might As Well
China Cat Sunflower
I Know You Rider
Samson and Delilah
Eyes of the World
Not Fade Away
Turn on Your Love Li
Attendees of this show
...I don't recall it being a great show. I'd like to hear this one again.
tiger, if you get a chance to hear this one again, listen for the effects in Weir's voice at the end of throwing stones.
I don't remember much else..... except, can somebody confirm; to enter the Center, you walk through a shopping mall?
I was quite hung over, but this was about the worst show I saw. Even the set list now looks awful. Thank God for Meadowlands a few nites later!
This show was very long and had many great versions of songs, High Time & China Doll. The end of the 1st set was very good too as was the end of the second. But to hear this version of Lovelight was amazing. It was only the 4th time they played it since Pig Pen and no body saw it coming. The place erupted in ecatasy and they raged on it. They blew the curfew so there was no encore. The only time I ever witnessed that.When the lights came up the place was still entralled and Mickey & Bob came out arms arpound each other the the end of the stage and waved good night to us all. We all went crazy and knew we had shared in something quite special. The Dead always enjoyed playing Hartford.
I've never heard a copy of this show, but "the setlist looks awful"???
I'd take a 1st set Miracle with a Dupree's and an Esau ANY day (never got to see EITHER Dupree's OR Esau in my 33 GD shows), let alone the 6 song pre-drums. I'm also a fan of China Doll...so....
Just my .02 after 1st glance
"Once in a while you can get shown the light in the strangest of places, if you look at it right." - Robert Hunter
Yes ,it use to be a Mall.
Junior year of college, the bus came by and I got on...
Very fond memories of this show, but the only thing I can really remember was being blown away by the climactic power chords in Terrapin!
Not Hartford, no Terrapin. Ah well, so much for memory. It was a couple of nights later, at Worchester.
Always a good crowd in Hartford.
I was not much of hitting the road guy, but this marked the first of Ct, / Meadowlands/ Carrier Dome week. And to think SU was giving me a year to ponder my future. Ahh.. the merrits of higher learning.
1st time I remember Police herding you out of parking lots.
Took my brother for his first show. Could not have had better opener for him. WPDH played Getaway as a semi hit in Po'town.
I remember old guy looking for free ticket. Talking about seeing Jimi and Joplin for nothing.
After paying $250 for 2 ducats last week for Izod show , I am now that guy; weeping for the $20 Hartford shows
Lit the building up.