1977-12-11 [Sun]

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Jerry Garcia - electric guitar, vocals
John Kahn - electric bass
Buzz Buchanan - drums
Keith Godchaux - keyboards, vocals
Donna Jean Godchaux - vocals
Average Song Gap
Set 1
Gap Analysis
Name Notes Lead Vocals Last Next
How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You) Jerry Garcia 2 1
Catfish John Jerry Garcia 1 2
Simple Twist Of Fate Jerry Garcia 2 1
Sitting In Limbo Jerry Garcia 17 30
Mystery Train Jerry Garcia 1 1
Set 2
Gap Analysis
Name Notes Lead Vocals Last Next
Love In The Afternoon Jerry Garcia 4 3
I Second That Emotion Jerry Garcia 4 3
Gomorrah Jerry Garcia 3 2
Harder They Come Jerry Garcia 1 1
Russian Lullaby Jerry Garcia 1 7
Tore Up Over You Jerry Garcia 1 3
Mission In The Rain Jerry Garcia 2 1
Gap Analysis
Name Notes Lead Vocals Last Next
Lonesome And A Long Way From Home
  • contains "Close Encounters" theme
  • Jerry Garcia 1 2
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  • Sue: Band got $12,500 guarantee, plus 70% over $21,500 (not triggered) plus $2,500 for sound and lights, on gross potential of $25k. From Foster review we infer 3,200 attended and 8,600 capacity. But contract makes it clear that capacity is 5,000.
  • exante: Nancy Huff, "WAR may hit University Park," Daily Collegian, October 10, 1977, p. 3: first mention of possible JGB visit to campus that fall.
  • ad: Daily Collegian, December 1, 1977, p. 17
  • review: Don Foster, "Garcia Great Four Hours," Daily Collegian, December 14, 1977, p. 16
  • exante: "Jerry Garcia Band to perform," Daily Collegian (Penn State University), December 9, 1977, p. 3: "According to Rob Harris, Chairman of the University Concert Committee, there are still many tickets available".
  • exante: Clifford 1977;
  • review: [positive] Foster 1977: "I'd swear if there was some way of putting a tracer into his vibrations you would see them travel through his body to his fingertips, out to his guitar, and then into the audience."
  • expost: Wilson 1977;
  • JGMF: JGB: November-December 1977 East Coast Tour Rarities
  • JGMF: Brief Encounters of the Weird Kind: JGB at Penn State, December 11, 1977
  • Historical
  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers in their second NFL season win their first ever game over the New Orleans Saints. The win ends their NFL record 26-game losing streak encompassing the entire 1976 season and the first 12 games in 1977.
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