Before the first set, Trey introduced Mike as “Lou Reed.” After Foam, Trey mentioned how happy he was to be playing at Prescott College, which, he announced, is very similar to Goddard. I Didn't Know featured Fish on trombone. The Bowie intro contained three Charlie Chan signals as well as Oom Pa Pa, Simpsons, and Random Laugh signals. Bowie subsequently contained another Charlie Chan signal and a Tritone Down signal during the jam and maniacal screaming from Trey and Mike during the end segment. After Bowie, Trey introduced “Fern,” who read poetry during the setbreak. Fish was introduced as “Showboat Gertrude” before Terrapin; he explained that the name is derived from that of the Indian singer Shobha Gurtu. Tube was played for the first time since November 16, 1990 (111 shows). Memories and Sweet Adeline were performed without microphones.
Noteworthy Jams
Debut Years (Average: 1987)

This show was part of the "1991 Fall Tour"

Show Reviews

, attached to 1991-10-24

Review by GitDown

GitDown Listen to this show, if for nothing else (and I haven't gotten to the 2nd set yet), the awesome full-on segue from TMWSIY outro into Bowie. Excellent.
, attached to 1991-10-24

Review by westbrook

westbrook This is a really fun show from the early years. The band is clearly very comfortable and having a great time at this show as evidenced by all the banter with the audience. Trey remarks how Prescott College reminds him of Goddard and then says something to the effect of "I've haven't been in a room with this many weirdos since Goddard. It's great. It's like being back home."

The source from the spreadhseet is SBD with a cut during Divided Sky. Trey and Page are really out front in the mix. Fish and especially Mike could be higher but it's not terrible.

The jamming in this show is very focused and to the point. I guess you could call it concise. It's a more stripped-down approach as opposed to the later 90s style, but this is Phish boiled down to its purest form.

A few notes
- Tube and Slave bustouts. This is the first Tube with the blues breakdown before the final verse and the last Slave until the big return on 8/6/93.

- Highlight of the show is TMWSIY>Bowie. Great intro and jam. The end screams (literally).

-Trey shreds in Weekapaug.

- Fish during HYHU "I hate this fucking song, I hate it more every time"

-Encore is missing the a capella songs

Again, this is a really fun show with lots of banter/name-calling and energetic jamming. If nothing else, give a listen to the TMWSIY>Bowie segment.
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September 30, 1991
25 years ago
The Dugout Lounge, Ohio University

Set 1: Chalk Dust Torture, Foam, Fee, Paul and Silas, Stash, Colonel Forbin's Ascent > Fly Famous Mockingbird > Sparkle, Take the 'A' Train, Llama

Set 2: Possum[1], Cavern, The Mango Song > Tweezer > My Sweet One, Horn, The Landlady > The Lizards, Tweezer Reprise, Happy Birthday to You[2], Love You > Hold Your Head Up

Encore: Good Times Bad Times

[1] Two Charlie Chan signals and Simpsons and Claping signals.
[2] Performed by Trey, Page, and Mike. Sung by Fish and the crowd.

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