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Link Friday, 11/10/1989
Sigma Phi House, Hamilton College, Clinton, NY

Set 1: SOAMeltSplit Open and Melt, Oh Kee PaThe Oh Kee Pa Ceremony > SuzySuzy Greenberg, Rocky Top, Fee > DividedDivided Sky > BagAC/DC Bag, MSOMy Sweet One, YEMYou Enjoy Myself > La Grange

Set 2: HoodHarry Hood, GinBathtub Gin, Mike'sMike's Song > HydrogenI Am Hydrogen > WeekapaugWeekapaug Groove, McGruppMcGrupp and the Watchful Hosemasters > Who Do? We Do! > Clod > SlothThe Sloth, LizardsThe Lizards, If I Only Had a Brain, Possum

Encore: Harpua[1], Highway to Hell

Encore 2: 'A' TrainTake the 'A' Train > AntelopeRun Like an Antelope

[1] Lyric changed to "Look! It's Elvis!"

· Under the Boardwalk, Get a Job, and My Girl quotes in You Enjoy Myself
· Third Stone From the Sun and Sunshine of Your Love teases in Harpua
· Theme from The Flintstones tease in Take the 'A' Train

Noteworthy Jams: Harry Hood

Average Song Gap: 10.81

Performers: Trey Anastasio, Page McConnell, Jon Fishman, Mike Gordon

Notes: The vocal jam in YEM included Under the Boardwalk, Get a Job, and My Girl quotes. Clod was played outside of Fluffhead for the first time since February 7, 1988 (197 shows). Before and after Brain, Fish was introduced as Marco Esquandolas. Harpua included a Third Stone From the Sun tease and Sunshine of Your Love teases. In response to some fans chanting "Elvis", Trey changed the "The storm's gone!" to "It's Elvis!" and Mike subsequently spoke in an Elvis Presley voice. 'A' Train contained a Flintstones theme tease from Trey.  The second encore may be filler from another show.

Song Distribution:
5 Lawn Boy
4 The Man Who Stepped into Yesterday
4 The White Tape
3 Junta
2 Stash

Songs by Debut Year:

This show was part of the "1989 Tour."

DollarBill , attached to 1989-11-10 Permalink
DollarBill This is another nice, but average show for the fall of '89.

Even though Melt is pretty new, it makes for a solid opener here. Ok Kee Pa > Suzy was good, though Suzy had a lot of cuts in the recording. There was some funny stage banter from Trey before an ok Rocky Top was played. Fee was also just ok in my book. Sky was pretty good, and is starting to really come together over all and rock. Bag was good, as was the new My Sweet One from Fishman. Old tape flips and/or poor editing cut most of YEM, which is kind of a let down. You get to hear the ending jam though, which was funny, but standard. La Grange sounded a little off to me, and was kind of a weak cover to close up first set.

Hood is a solid second set opener, and the new Gin is still settling in and getting better each time. Mike's was good, the usual seven minutes for this time period. Hydrogen was pretty good, and Weekapaug rocked until the recording cut it off. Bummer... I didn't go looking for another source, so that's all I heard of this one. Looks like they played a really fun back half to the second set and had great encores too.

Again, not bad, not awesome, just a nice, average fall '89 show. Check it out if you're into old school Junta and Lawn Boy material.
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