spoiler alert: rob barraco gave the A before the Q was even posed, so to speak, as within seconds of the ensemble launching into this, barraco was all over the keys like, well...like a keyboardist in a quintet, launching into a classic. thanks to his tickling of those plastic ivories, deadheads would know this is from the start--even if it might take songwriter robbie robertsen another 46 seconds. so, yeah, thank barraco for that one.
both jimmy herring and warren haynes feel like they have something to say about it too, and they say it nearly in unison, and they finish each other's thoughts, completing an idea that robertson himself initially postulated some 25 years ago. at just over a minute into these proceedings--which took place from the podium in the grate room--phil and cohorts ask the obvious:"who else is going to bring you a broken arrow?" don't worry kids: it's rhetorical. and the quiz isn't until next week, anyway. but when the time does come, a good guess would be the same joker that brought you a bottle of rain. and in this case, a box of that stuff as well.
there is more but i think you get the picture