Friday, September 14, 2018

2/7/1989 - THE FRONT

Burlington, VT

SET 1: Esther > McGrupp and the Watchful Hosemasters[1] > Foam, The Sloth -> Possum, Mike's Song > I Am Hydrogen > Weekapaug Groove, Golgi Apparatus

SET 2: Makisupa Policeman, Dinner and a Movie, AC/DC Bag > The Lizards, Timber (Jerry The Mule), Contact, Alumni Blues[2] > Letter to Jimmy Page > Alumni Blues, Fee > Run Like an Antelope

SET 3: Sanity[3], Fluffhead, Suzy Greenberg > Slave to the Traffic Light, Bike > Whipping Post[4]


[1] Fish on trombone.
[2] Additional lyrics.
[3] Fast version.
[4] First known Fish vocals.

McGrupp featured Fish on trombone. Weekapaug featured alternate “Sharin’ in the Rhode Island groove” lyrics. Alumni contained additional lyrics. This version of Sanity was the fast version. Suzy contained a Woody Woodpecker theme tease from Trey. Prior to Bike, Mike introduced Fish as "Moses Yaskremski." Whipping Post was the first known version to feature Fish on vocals.