BBFCFM included a jam based on the Brady Bunch theme. Prior to Bike, Trey introduced Fish as "Phil Collins" and joked that Fish would perform an ancient unknown version of  "Suss-Sussudio."
Teases
Theme from The Brady Bunch jam in Big Black Furry Creature from Mars
Debut Years (Average: 1987)

This show was part of the "1990 Tour"

Show Reviews

, attached to 1990-04-07

Review by TheEmu

TheEmu To me, the highlight of the show is an amusing Bike, where Fishman is introduced by Trey thusly:

Trey: "Ladies and Gentlemen, sucking on the sac-vac of Boulder..."
Page: "His majesty, Phil Collins!"
Trey: "Ladies and Gentleman, Phil Collins will now perform Su-Su-Sudio!"
Fish: "Bike."
Trey: "He will now perform an ancient, unknown version of Su-Su-Sudio!"

It's a good rendition of Bike, and Fishman admits before the vacuum solo that "this song is just an excuse..."

That being said, if the highlight of the show is Bike, there are probably some issues, and this show has quite a few of 'em. It starts with a decent David Bowie and heads downhill from there, with some pretty bad slop in I Am Hydrogen, Bold As Love, Runaway Jim (with some old lyrics) Foam and YEM. Squirming Coil isn't sloppy, though. It's a total train wreck.

There are a few decently played tunes, (Weekapaug, Tweezer) but it's pretty weak. Some of my opinion may be affected by the recording speed on the first set, which gives it a little of the old chipmunk treatment. But speedy tape or not, it's a pretty messy show, IMO. 2 Stars.
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June 27, 2010
7 years ago
Merriweather Post Pavilion

Set 1: Walfredo, Mellow Mood, Stealing Time From the Faulty Plan > Divided Sky, Tela, My Soul, Ginseng Sullivan, Sample in a Jar, Bathtub Gin, Brian and Robert, Run Like an Antelope[1]

Set 2: Wilson > Meatstick -> Saw It Again -> Piper > Ghost -> Jumpin' Jack Flash[2] -> Saw It Again > Contact, You Enjoy Myself

Encore: Fire[3]

[1] Lyrics changed to "Michael Esquandolas."
[2] Phish debut.
[3] Lyrics changed to "Let Jon Fishman take over."

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