|1999-06-30||Bonner Springs, KS||5:34||Debut. Instrumental bridge (jam) between 2nd and 3rd verses, and an instrumental outro after 3rd verse.|
|1999-07-01||Antioch, TN||6:09||Jerry Douglas on Dobro, Ronnie McCoury on mandolin, and Tim O'Brien on fiddle on this bluegrass version. Great short version!|
|1999-07-18||Volney, NY||5:07||With the Del McCoury Band. Another great bluegrass version.|
|2000-06-14||Chuo-ku, Fukuoka, Japan||12:20||With a rolling, funky groove that stays close to the standard structure, this is the first truly jammed-out version that sets up nicely for a 35 minute "Twist." Lots of improvisation within a narrow groove.|
|2003-01-02||Hampton, VA||11:25||Good version, where the jam's rhythm is straightforward, but Trey and Page explore a little more territory and have excellent interplay.|
|2003-02-28||Uniondale, NY||11:52||Fantastic "Type I" version with a crescendo-oriented jam. Arguably the standard against which all "Type I" "BOTTs" should be compared.|
|2003-07-17||Bonner Springs, KS||9:24||Another great version from 2003 with a segue into "Divided Sky."|
|2004-04-16||Las Vegas, NV||7:56||Well played, extended outro jam with good segue (->) into "Possum."|
|2009-03-07||Hampton, VA||8:43||First "BOTT" of 3.0 sets a good precedent, although it would be surpassed by a number of subsequent versions (see below). Really, the band is playing "BOTT" better in 3.0 than previously, with the notable exception of 2/28/03.|
|2009-11-01||Indio, CA||3:20||Acoustic version from Festival 8.|
|2009-11-20||Cincinnati, OH||5:35||Very quick tempo on this short, funky version. -> out of "Light" and -> into "Possum."|
|2009-12-30||Miami, FL||17:05||The surprise "Type II" jamming vehicle from a stellar second set of the '09 NYE run. This train leaves the station at about 6:15 for 11 minutes of quality, wide-ranging exploration. > to "Velvet Sea."|
|2010-07-02||Charlotte, NC||10:03||Another strong 3.0 version.|
|2010-08-14||East Troy, WI||9:19||Very popular version with fans. Great staccato playing from Trey early in the jam.|
|2010-12-28||Worcester, MA||9:19||Excellent version includes a "Streets of Cairo" tease during the buildup and a flawless -> into "Limb By Limb."|
|2011-05-27||Bethel, NY||9:14||Great version with building energy and nice back and forth between Page and Trey.|
|2011-06-04||Cuyahoga Falls, OH||8:25||Page shines from start to finish.|
|2011-09-04||Commerce City, CO||8:35||Like other strong recent versions, has the energy building jam much like "Possum" does. Version also includes a "Sneakin' Sally" tease and has a unique ending.|
|2012-06-28||Noblesville, IN||10:12||Nice departure from the crescendo oriented "BOTTs" of '10 - '11. This jam begins in "plinko" mode, modulates to a great Page-led section (very unusual for "BOTT"), and ends unfinished with some dissonant space. -> to "HYHU."|
|2012-08-19||San Francisco, CA||8:51||Although similar to the '10 and '11 versions here, there's some nice dynamic modulation that makes this jam interesting and just a little different.|
|2012-12-30||New York, NY||9:00||Crescendo-oriented jam, but this one has a false peak followed by bigger exclamation point.|
|2013-10-20||Hampton, VA||9:28||The boys do a nice job of driving this "Train" up and over a serious peak, taking several blissful minutes in so doing.|
|2016-10-21||Alpharetta, GA||7:32||> from "AC/DC Bag," the band is quick to capitalize upon the vibe, and creates a soupy, "southern" groove. Page keeps everyone on point; Mike and Fish provide great break back beats; and Trey shows considerable patience and restraint, bending notes and shaping his tone, his soloing adding extra swagger to the strong, straightforward play which drives this version to a close.|
|2017-07-23||New York, NY||10:59||Super summertime version finds Trey channeling some sunshine to warm the Garden. Following a great groove - which slowly builds to gain serious traction - "Streets of Cairo" teasing functions as a change of sorts, with Trey skipping through a sweet little set of notes before shaping his tone and taking what amounts to a second solo. Bright and shimmering, this soon yields to a "simple," yet euphoric, release.|
|2017-12-28||New York, NY||9:40||Cool, slight spacey sounds and effects are intermixed within the conventional jam structure, giving this version a decidedly altered tone. Page's return to the baby grand initiates a rousing finish to a solid performance.|
|2019-07-13||East Troy, WI||9:03||The jam begins predictably enough, with quieter straightforward playing. But the locomotive on this train really builds up a head of stream, and by 6:00, it is rolling down the tracks and continuing to pick up speed, before finally easing the passengers safely into the station.|
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