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 #104370  by Octal
 Sun Oct 16, 2011 9:39 am
They stay in 11/8 time signature, but they seem to move away from the !-IV-V basis. Phil often leads them into it, and it's a very recognizable part. They often used this as a transition into Lovelight (i.e. Live/Dead), but also as a transition into other songs (i.e. Eleven>New Speedway Boogie on 12-20-1969 http://www.archive.org/details/gd69-12- ... efail.shnf it starts around 9:30). What chords are going on here?