The thematic motif extends outward, into “Friend of the Devil,” with the child that don’t look like me. 4. In We Can Run: "Then I heard the sound of one child crying" 4. Also on Two From the Vault. Passenger Said one for the money and two for the show Brown Eyed Women the ships home from the sea' = 11. 2. Weir & Lesh (I am also of the opinion that Greg Allman probably got the WP intro rhythm (at least subliminally) from The Eleven). But the band went to work on the lyrics as presented by Hunter, and once again, we are left with a fragment—intriguing, but not necessarily coherent taken on its own. Straightforward and driving, phrased mainly as 3-3-3-2 as noted towards the end they slip into something more ambiguous, though still 11, before they drop into whatever comes next (think the Eleven --> Lovelight transition on Live/Dead). Grateful Dead (SkullFuck) Encore: 06 One More Saturday Night. and Stella Blue has... “The Eleven” epitomizes that sense of the swirl better than any other single piece. Franklin's Tower 2. It's the folk process at work here. It has that same feeling as the normal St Stephen instrumental section (Bam-ba-dum! At first in early 1968 it was linked with "China Cat Sunflower," then later in 1968 it followed "Saint Stephen" and the William Tell bridge. What’s become of the baby? We just go for it, and so do they. Also on Two From the Vault. Here’s the plan—each week, I will blog about a different song, focusing, usually, on the lyrics, but also on some other aspects of the song, including its overall impact—a truly subjective thing. I think that would still work, but there's probably a better way now. That is on top of the hard-to-track shiftings of time that occur before that explicit drum signal. Sigh. I saw them in Syracuse, NY at the OnCenter (formerly Onondaga County War Memorial) on 11/11/11, and they did the Eleven > US Blues as the encore to celebrate the double-significance of the date (Veteran's Day as well as the 11's). Seven for the seven stars in the sky, I'll sing you twelve, Ho Comes A Time Also in The New Speedway Boogie... Box Of Rain 03. 5. 3. Just A Little Light Stella Blue has the great line I was in the second row, right in front of Bobby. Another "one". First is the use of non-standard time signatures, such as eleven, ten (“Playin’ in the Band”), or seven (“Estimate Prophet”) beats to the measure. 1 song There is no use of the word “one” in any Grateful Dead original. Listening to Live Dead all these years, I always viewed the William Tell Bridge as a sort of launching pad for The Eleven, though it seems that most view it as a post St Stephen rant. Set 2: Hell In A Bucket> Big Boss Man, @Desperado, Tons Of Steel> William Tell Bridge> The Eleven> St. Stephen Jam> Drumz/Space> Banyan Tree> Jam> Mason's Children> Sunshine Daydream> Touch Of Grey, Donor Rap E: @Attics Of My Life @Bobby acoustic Warren Haynes opened - setlist: 08/06/04 top Turn On Your Love Light Jan 20, 2019. It did seem a bit unbelievable when I got zero results. When Push Comes To Shove 3. 1977, 50th Reflections (Jerry) According to Ihor Slabicky's discography, "The Eleven" was recorded for AOXOMOXOA, but not included on the album, where it would have followed "Saint Stephen.". 7. William Tell Bridge-> download. yell at him to STFU. Ramble On Rose ...just ONE more time. But that is not the way the Dead do the song. 1. Eleven, The Live Dead (Hunter/Lesh) Last Updated 03/07/97 B High green chilly winds and windy vines B In loops around the twining shafts of lavender, A B They're crawling to the sun. 3. When it comes out of something else like The Other One, Caution, Alligator, China Cat, etc., the pre-time-signature bit is even more clearly a part of the Eleven, if only because it's so different from what came before it. II: Drums > Self Defense > Mr. Charlie > Jam > St. Stephen > William Tell Bridge > The Eleven > All That We Are > Sugar Magnolia III: All Along the Watchtower > Unbroken Chain > Space > Morning Dew > The Other One > Lady with a Fan > Terrapin > Samson and Delilah > … 6 songs Side 2 It peaks so beautifully with so much power and energy, and when they can't sustain it anymore it, it just melts into some of Hunters most intriguing lyrics sung in an way only this band could get away with. The Eleven Can anyone tell me who the fuck Samuel is? Steal Your Face Eternity > Truckin, *- with Greg Osby; +- with Bill Walton; #- with Sikiru Adepoju, (Most Recent "It Must Have Been the Roses"), (The Funk Brothers and Robert Hunter opened). Four for the Gospel makers, U.S Blues 85.2M . This is true of every 1968/1969 transition into the Eleven I've heard (at least 20, including, I believe, transitions from songs other than St Stephen), although Live/Dead is, to me, still the ultimate version. To the coral sands below Gonna make 'em shine. When the Eleven begins is definitely a point of minor contention. "I didn't know the intro was in 11/4 time. The composition, credited to Phil Lesh, rushes headlong into its eleven-beat time signature, carrying us madly along as we dance to its various combinations of meter. I was feeling bored on this rainy Sunday. More, Recreation & My first time to the Oakland Auditorium. 6. Truckin' Many many worlds I’ve come since I first left home. In this situation, the Eleven starts as soon as William Tell ends, even though it takes them a bit to swirl into the 11/4 time signature. 5. 1. Black Muddy River Warlocks (Birth Of The Dead) $30, $30 - Operator 3 songs > Franklin's Tower, St. Stephen > William Tell Bridge > The Eleven > Drums > Space > Eyes of the World > Stella Blue > Sunshine Daydream E: One More Saturday Night (First "The Eleven"; Most Recent "Jack-A-Roe") Whatever. Clementine does exhibit a 6-against-4 polyrhythm that you get from Coltrane on some songs, probably most notably My Favorite Things. I remember because it happened in my home town of Concord, New Hampshire at the Capital Theater. When Bobby started with these embellishments (this should have a definite answer)? Stephen” has been a staple of Dead & Co set lists since the band’s inception in 2015, but the “William Tell Bridge” > “The Eleven” was frequently played in live concerts from the late 1960’s to the early 1970’s, the song fell out of regular performance during the rest of the Grateful Dead’s long strange trip. 4 songs 4. Wake Of The Flood 7.7 Hey Jude. Ship Of Fools "Fade away in moonlight". Another angle is the use of numbers in lyrics. I just saw it as three sets of three, and then two to jump on the next three sets with: it was like 1,2,3—1,2,3—1,2,3—1,2. 2. 2/28/69. 1. Hunter’s poem seems, if not straightforward, at least semi-coherent. Stephen” and the ladyfinger line. Hey Bach to Bach The first bit after "William Tell", to me, is St Stephen. China Cat Sunflower Eight for the April Rainers, 1 song There are only four known performances of The Seven (according to Deadbase VII) and two of those were Mickey and the Hartbeats shows. 2. “Seven come eleven…” a gambling phrase, for example. 5 songs One is one and all alone Unless you define Grateful Dead originals to exclude the songs on Ace. Throwing Stones Terrapin Station 2. I 'Can't Forget' but Remember it differently. Not in the lyric, but in the title... The Eleven is in an amazingly strange time signature where everyone kind of circles back and forth on the downbeat. 3. 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[1] [2] [3] The same year, a live version of the song was released on Live/Dead , their first concert album. And the final lines of the counting rhyme are gone: Fade away in moonlight So, searching for that “one.” Ah—there it comes! 2.6 Turn on Your Love Light. > Here Comes Sunshine > Hard to Handle > Down the Road > Tennessee Jed > Broken Arrow > Dark Star > Bertha, 7/11/2003 Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, CO, I: Jam > Hell in a Bucket > I'm a King Bee > Alligator > Caution Jam > Aiko Aiko > Promised Land, Alabama Getaway, Viola Lee Blues > Ripple, II: Drums > Space > China Cat Sunflower > I Know You Rider > Lady with a Fan > Terrapin > Golden Road to Unlimited Devotion > Lazy Lightning > Supplication > In the Midnight Hour, (First "Stella Blue"; Most Recent "I'm a King Bee"), 7/29/2003 Office Depot Center, Sunrise, FL, I: Shakedown Street > New Potato Caboose > Alabama Getaway, *- with Bob Dylan ; +-just Bob, Phil, Billy, and Mickey; Vocals: Crazy Fingers (Joan); Half-Step (Joan); Days Between (Joan), 7/30/2003 St. Pete Times Forum, Tampa, FL, I: Help on the Way > Slipknot!