So many, but Nassau Coliseum with Branford Marsallas is amazing show for the more modern era (it made it to without a net... that eyes of the world).
Tough question, my favoirtes are typically because I was there, doesn't mean they are essential to most people. But also 3-27-85 and 3-28-85 (I think) Nassau Colesuem, Hershey Park '85 (Listen to that opening Music never Stopped), Saratoga 85 and 11-10-85 and 11-11-85 are some special shows (for me) off the top of my head.
There were two shows at Miami Jai Lai (sp) in 1974 - Summer....June or July...really really good, I've heard some call these better than the Barton Cornell show. I suspect that's the show Mushroom man posted, if you like that check out the other night also. That was one of the first super high quality bootlegs I ever got.
Oh, and the acoustic stuff from '71 or so. Sometimes even 3 sets to those. Monkey and Engineer, ripple, etc....mmmmm ggood.
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