Just the drums are with him, but when he wraps up around 10:00, he starts up the repeating 6/8 riff so common in '73 (he'd also pushed it earlier in this Dark Star), and the guitarists join in. The elastic ping pong jam is very cool. Thanks friend!! Unable to process your request at this time. Grateful Dead Wiki is a FANDOM Music Community. (I don't think it's closely related to the Tighten Up jam, though others hear it that way. ... the super fast repetitive guitar runs Jerry would play while just rocking his foot on the wah pedal. Actually the Tighten Up Jam chords are Amaj7 and Gmaj7 (notes: G B D F#) instead of Bm (notes: B D F#), which have almost the same notes. This led to the Assault of the Grisly Outer Space Noises." for both ShnID's 8550 and 11881. But it's almost like an early version of the Stronger Than Dirt riff. - Insect Fear Interlude. One live example is here, after 3:40 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=71i2wiT__Jw. It sounds like they're playing in a small venue with all of their friends. I didn't think that was one of the standout Mind Left Body jams; at any rate, I just listed the most notable versions here, but there's a more complete listing in my Mind Left Body post, and 12/18/73 does get covered! Offhand I would say most of the 1970 Dark Star Tighten Ups are also accompanied by a Feelin' Groovy jam, though not necessarily back-to-back like in these early versions. Thanks,Alex. Listen to it all day long...but make sure you tune in or you'll miss out because these little nuggets will stream for ONE WEEK ONLY! Also, The way the Dead play here sounds so comfortable. Any help? Phil's bass solo in the 6/10/73 Dark Star is based on the "Philo Stomp" (which got deconstructed a bit in '73 and played in more fragmentary fashion), but the jam after the bass solo, when the guitars return, starts with the "elastic ping pong" riff. With the release of Dave's Picks 26 this month, we can now hear the Feelin' Groovy jam in the Other One from Albuquerque, NM 11/17/71. Graphic Violence ; Graphic Sexual Content ; etree. Around 8:50 in the Dark Star, Phil starts playing what is recognizably the old Coltrane 'Greensleeves' bass line he'd used for Clementine in '68 - it's a similar phrase to what would be the '73 jazzy 6/8 riff (it's also in 6/8 meter), but at a very different tempo. David Crosby may have partly based his tune 'Tamalpais High' on the Dead's 'Main Ten' theme (with the meter changed). Recent blog posts Forum Live Chat Helping Out. But can the GoGD community withstand such a massive paradigm shift? Décor, Long !Haha wow. Nonetheless, I think "Soulful Strut" was probably the Dead's inspiration, so I'll be calling it the Soulful Strut jam in the future. They almost did NFA on 4/23/69, but stopped because they were out of tune or something, so it's not improbable for them to try it in Feb '69. Ideologically the group have a ubiquitous appeal; free-spirited, perpetually creative and always championing the health of mind and soul over one’s body. Thanks for the comments. $100. Not sure if it occured often enough to deserve its own name. I couldn’t learn the whole song so I just did my own thing. share. Early 1970 of course.-Rob Purificato (Brotherbuttcrack@aol.com). But the difference is that the Beautiful jam is really vi - V in the key of D Major while the Tighten Up jam is I - ii in the key of A Major (and is a reharmonization and transposition of the original Tighten Up chord progression of I - IV in F# Major). Unlike the Mind Left Body theme, which resurfaced a few times in later years, Feelin' Groovy was completely dropped by the Dead. It sounds like "Tighten Up" to my ear.And recall that Pigpen would sometimes encourage the rest of the band to "tighten up" as things got a little weird in a drawn-out "Love Light," echoing Archie Bell's delivery. It's possible that one riff developed into the other, in the way that many of Phil's bass lines in '74-75 would sound related; or possibly they're independent and just sound similar, since Phil favored that kind of riff. There is a FG tease in the China-Rider transition at Alpine 1982. There's also some question about whether the "Tighten Up" jam actually came from "Tighten Up" (it also resembles Chicago's "Beginnings"). Company, Stickers & He just rips it trying to make up for Jerry's absence. But they'd sometimes do a "Tighten Up" jam instead. It starts out quite similarly to the 4/8/72 "Mind Left Body" (which is a stretch to begin with). on March 10, 2008. ;-). I don't know when Dead noise meltdowns started being called Insect Fear jams by fans, but the term was in use by the band pretty early on, as evidenced by the Rolling Thunder credit (apparently referring to Garcia's guitar effect on 'Pump Song'). info from the text file in ShnID-8550. All the chords share an E note, and there is a descending pattern of G, F#, F and E. So, indeed, similarities. In addition, they didn't start combining NFA with Lovelight until around 3/70. Has it ever attained a name of its own other than "Epilogue"? However, the band did not start playing NFA until 12/69. (from Swing 51 #7, 1983, Garcia article), what are some examples of the "Insect Fear Jam"This was mentioned in the Skeleton key dictionary, but they gave no examples. Garcia in turn adapted it into a Grateful Dead theme, which first showed up on occasion in '72, but started regularly entering the jams in fall '73. It's a brief & fleeting phrase, and not exact, but Garcia's tone is so close to Green's I don't think it's coincidence. Strange Trip, Pacific Northwest Thanks for the discs Jim! But it does sound more like pigpen than Tom. A shout out to Doctor Bob for leaving a remnant on the Cap Center parking lot! 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