Thursday, September 20, 2018

5/21/1989 - 320 SPEAR STREET

Burlington, VT

SET 1: Harry Hood, Foam, Contact, Mike's Song[1] > I Am Hydrogen > Weekapaug Groove, Split Open and Melt, Dazed and Confused[2], The Sloth, You Enjoy Myself > Ya Mar, AC/DC Bag > Divided Sky

SET 2: Alumni Blues, Possum

[1] Alternate lyrics.
[2] First known Phish performance.

Before Contact, the band announced that the police were towing cars out on Spear Street. This version of Mike’s Song, known also as “Molly’s Song,” included alternate lyrics. This show marked the only known Phish performance of Dazed and Confused. YEM included a Godzilla vocal jam. SOAM was introduced as being “about a pig.” The setlist for set II is unknown except for Chris Kuroda's guest sit-in on vocals for either Alumni Blues or Possum. It is also possible that Kuroda sat in on both songs. There are no recordings of set II in circulation. Some recordings that circulate are mislabeled as The Front. The set II information comes from