Setlists Matching Performer: Richard "Nancy Taube" Wright


This show included the first known version of PYITE. McGrupp featured Fish on trumpet. Lizards contained a theme from I Dream of Jeannie tease from Page. Halley’s featured Richard Wright on vocals. Richard announced that it was the last time he’d ever sing it. Rocky Top was played for the Drebbers, who had just gotten married (see August 12, 1989). 

Sanity was the fast version. Richard Wright provided guest vocals on Halley’s Comet. Sweet Georgia Brown was teased before and in the Bowie intro. Linus and Lucy was also teased in the intro. Bowie was subsequently announced as, dedicated to, and sung as “Lazy Lester.” This show contained the first known version of Bathtub Gin. Trey compared Antelope to his life-long dream of playing hockey and dedicated the song to “all you pro hockey players out there.” Curtis Loew contained teases of Sailor's Hornpipe and Fishin' Hole from Trey. Possum contained Johnny B. Goode teases.

This show featured the first known Phish performances of The Fishin' Hole (aka The Andy Griffith Show theme), Green Onions, Cinnamon Girl, and American Woman. Dinner and a Movie contained alternate lyrics in reference to the venue: "Let's go out to Gallagher's and see a movie." Halley's Comet featured Richard Wright on vocals and Green Onions through American Woman featured Trey on drums and Fish on trombone. Hold Your Head Up was played in its entirety (for the first and only known time) with vocals and was performed for the first time since August 29, 1987 (128 shows). An unknown jazz tune was played after Peaches.

Suzy and BBFCFM included Sailor's Hornpipe teases from Trey. Page, Mike, and Fish noodled around with the Hood intro while Trey conducted the costume contest. A fan dressed as Harry Hood won! Bobby Brown sat in on harmonica for Curtis Loew, Richard Wright provided vocals for Halley’s, and Russ Remington sat in on saxophone from Timber through Funky Bitch. Terrapin and I Didn't Know featured Fish on trombone. Wilson was unfinished. This show included the first known performance of Foam and the first known Phish performances of Time Loves a Hero and Donna Lee. Page and Fish teased Terrapin Station before Terrapin.

Ya Mar and the ensuing jam featured vocals from Jah Roy; the jam contained One Love quotes from Jah Roy and Trey. Halley’s Comet featured vocals from Richard Wright. I Didn't Know featured Wright on drums and Fish on trombone. BBFCFM contained Flintstones theme teases from Trey. The master recordings confirm this listing as the correct performance order. Many recordings of this show circulate with an incorrect song order, an incorrect date (May 25, 1988) and an incorrect venue (Ian’s Farm, Hebron, NY).

"Springfest" at Goddard. Fire was dedicated to Bobby Brown; JJLC subsequently featured Bobby on harmonica. JJLC also featured an appearance by three-year-old Cameron McKinney, whom Trey announced was “playing guitar.” I Didn’t Know and Halley's Comet featured Richard Wright adding additional vocals. I Didn't Know featured Wright on drums and Fish on trombone. Prior to I Didn't Know, Trey introduced Fish as "the second best trombonist drummer in all of Vermont." After Light Up, Trey introduced the crowd to Marley and sang to her both before and during YEM. BBFCFM was dedicated to Donald Fagen and Walter Becker of the band Steely Dan. Take the ‘A’ Train, which was preceded by Rockin' into the Night and HYHU teases, featured Carl Boyle on saxophone.

This show was a co-bill with The Joneses. Trey and Mike quoted Fuck Your Face and Minkin during the Melt the Guns intro. Have Mercy featured Jah Roy on vocals. Halley’s Comet featured Richard Wright on vocals. This show contained the first known version of David Bowie.

This setlist is incomplete. Richard Wright provided vocals for Halley’s Comet. This was the first Phish show without Jeff Holdsworth.

While a complete setlist for this “Springfest” performance at Goddard is not known, it has been confirmed that Halley’s debuted at this show with Richard Wright on vocals. Back Porch Boogie Blues also made its first known Phish performance. This is the last known Phish show with Jeff Holdsworth as an official member of the band.
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