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throwback thursday: the who the dead 1976

43 years ago today, we saw The Who and The Grateful Dead at a Day on the Green in Oakland. Here is part of my post about that show, slightly edited, from 2011:

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This was 43 years ago. It’s an odd pairing, if you ask me. It was one of Bill Graham’s Day on the Green concerts. It was the only time I saw either band live, which matters more to me because Keith Moon was still around than for any other reason. My memory is, he was just fine that afternoon. Here is what they sounded like (bootleg-quality, but hey, it was 43 years ago):

http://youtu.be/mHVjzBfK1aQ

And here is the entire set by the Dead, via Spotify:

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