Frequently in 1970 the Dead would break into the St Stephen riff in the middle of a jam. This was more a 'tease' than a jam really, since they usually just jab at it for a few moments and then move on....sometimes it sounds like Lesh is pushing it but Garcia doesn't want to go that way. But these are the most notable occurrences:
3-21-70 Not Fade Away - http:
Today marks 43 years since one of our favorite gigs ever! 8/26/71 was one of the first tapes we received outside the immediate must-haves and it has a smokin’ Hard to Handle that rivals the one from a few weeks before at the Hollywood Bowl. Dig this legendary Marty Weinberg audience recording if you haven’t heard it before!