Best Grateful Dead Songsanthonybecerra831
The Top Ten
Sorry I think this is like the tenth best, not the best ever - GuyInANateGrinder
This song is the best song ever
Not the best but top 10
Reminds me of Robert Johnson - Doom
It came into concerts around '82, and didn't make it to a record til '89, I think. Perfect song for a perfect time in the band's long strange trip
How is this song last?
This song had a powerful meaning to it - Sabbath
Best one - SolacressV 2 Comments
There is no question best lyrics and melody
Read the lyrics and listen to the most beautiful Dead tune ever!
What can be said?
A box of rain will ease the pain, and love will see you through. Becca 💙
A powerful masterpiece that in its best versions leaves goosebumps. One of the greatest songs by one of the greatest bands ever. This song can transcend time and at times be a symbolic image of the mightiest images possibly portrayed by this genius of a band.
One of the most beautiful tunes ever written, with sounds that send chills down your spine just thinking about them. One of a kind and powerful
A very powerful song.
It's pretty much progressive.
Second only to Ripple in its beauty!
This song should be #1 for real, I mean, is not even on the "The Best of" album, what a joke haha
This song should be number 1 amazing guitar solos - mneilan
Always a favorite of mine!
It has a different feel than most of the Dead songs. It has an unusual time pattern that adds to the cool mood.
Should be number 1 on all lists
Best dead tune ever
Best song everV 1 Comment
As I type this, I'm looking at a ranking of 56. This is one of my favorite songs by ANY band. The lyrics, written by a guy in prison seeking redemption; the musical mood changes; the odd time signature. The complexity is a big reason it wasn't intended to be played live, even by one of the all-time great live bands.
Provably the most underrated on this list - GuyInANateGrinder
Have seen the Dead many times and Half-Step is my favorite opening number. I mean, I always love it, but like Cold Rain & Snow it's a perfect opening number.
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