This show, performed on Fish’s birthday, had many classic moments, including Happy Birthday teases before Coil, during Bowie and Weekapaug, and before and after Love You. Bowie also contained Charlie Chan and Complete Stop signals. The Bowie intro also included a How High the Moon tease from Mike. The Whole Lotta Love jam segued out of the vacuum solo in Love You. Magilla contained a Flintstones theme tease from Trey. The Janglers were the opening act.
Jam Chart Versions
Happy Birthday to You and How High the Moon teases in David Bowie, Happy Birthday to You tease in Weekapaug Groove, Theme from The Flintstones tease in Magilla
Debut Years (Average: 1988)

This show was part of the "1991 Winter/Spring Tour"

Show Reviews

, attached to 1991-02-19

Review by Munch

Munch I saw this show, having never heard of Phish at the time, but was reccomended by a friend. Probably about 100 people in the audience, and I remember thinking that it was the craziest show I had ever seen, particularly recall the "Whole Lotta Love" on a vaccuum cleaner....
, attached to 1991-02-19

Review by TheEmu

TheEmu Happy Birthday to Fishman! This is very solid show, both sound-wise and performance wise. The Bowie absolutely rages, although I thought the PA went out or something when they did the stop-on-a-dime trick, but then BAM, right back to the jam! SOAMelt also has an interesting start, and I think the other highlight, for me, was a pretty good Magilla. I didn't realize they did the Whole Lotta Love thing more than once (I listened to 2/19 and 2/22 backwards) so that was fun again, and Fishman wishing Debbie Reed a happy birthday before realizing she had left and then saying "To hell with Debbie Reed!" was hilarious, and the post Love You noodling -> Oh Kee Pa was kind of interesting. Still and all, I think this show belongs somewhere between 3 and 4 stars. I'm going 3.
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March 20, 1992
26 years ago
Broome County Forum

Set 1: Wilson > Reba, Brother[1], Glide > Rift, Fluffhead > Maze, The Lizards, Mound > Run Like an Antelope[2]

Set 2: Mike's Song > I Am Hydrogen > Weekapaug Groove[3], Sanity[4], The Sloth, The Mango Song > Cavern, Uncle Pen, Harry Hood, Cold as Ice > Terrapin[5] > Cold as Ice, Possum > Secret Language Instructions[6] > Possum[7]

Encore: Lawn Boy, Fire

[1] Lyric changed to reference "alligator pit."
[2] Fish on trombone and Simpsons signal.
[3] Oom Pa Pa and Random Note signals.
[4] Band and crew nicknames shouted in intro. More names mentioned in ending vocal jam.
[5] Fish on Bag-Vac.
[6] Simpsons, Random Note, Turn Turn Turn, and All Fall Down signals introduced with Bowie being played in background.
[7] Two Simpsons signals and an All Fall Down signal.

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