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Performances Song History Lyrics

Alumni Blues has not been seen in 100 Phish shows.
It was played at 6.16% of live shows.
There have been 1778 shows since the live debut.
Alumni Blues has been played, on average, once every 16 shows.
Since its debut, Alumni Blues has been played, on average, every 17 shows.
It was played 105 time(s) at the following show(s):

Show Date Venue Gap Set Song Before Song After Notes Comments
1985-03-16 Doolin's, Burlington, VT 12 1 *** Skippy the WondermouseFirst known performance.  (0)
1985-04-06 Finbar's, Burlington, VT 2 1 Jam LTJP (0)
1985-04-06 Finbar's, Burlington, VT 0 1 LTJP > Mike's (0)
1985-05-03 University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 7 2 *** Wild Child (0)
1985-10-17 Finbar's, Burlington, VT 4 1 T.V. Theme LTJP (0)
1985-10-17 Finbar's, Burlington, VT 0 1 LTJP > Mike's (0)
1985-10-30 Hunt's, Burlington, VT 2 1 Revival LTJPLyric referenced pumpkin pie.  (0)
1985-10-30 Hunt's, Burlington, VT 0 1 LTJP > Prep School Hippie (0)
1985-11-14 Memorial Auditorium Basement, Burlington, VT 2 1 Drums > Dear Mrs. ReaganAcoustic.  (0)
1986-02-03 Hunt's, Burlington, VT 3 1 YEM LTJP (0)
1986-02-03 Hunt's, Burlington, VT 0 1 LTJP > Prep School Hippie (0)
1986-04-01 Hunt's, Burlington, VT 2 2 McGrupp > LTJP (0)
1986-04-01 Hunt's, Burlington, VT 0 2 LTJP > Dear Mrs. Reagan (0)
1986-04-15 University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 1 1 Camel Walk -> LTJP (0)
1986-04-15 University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 0 1 LTJP > *** (0)
1986-10-15 Hunt's, Burlington, VT 10 1 *** Makisupa (0)
1986-10-31 Sculpture Room, Goddard College, Plainfield, VT 1 2 Icculus *** (0)
1987-02-13 Johnson State College, Johnson, VT 10 1 Quinn LTJP (0)
1987-02-13 Johnson State College, Johnson, VT 0 1 LTJP > SuzyNo vocals.  (0)
1987-02-21 Slade Hall, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 1 2 Dog Log LTJP (0)
1987-02-21 Slade Hall, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 0 2 LTJP > *** (0)
1987-03-23 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 3 1 Mike's > LTJP (0)
1987-03-23 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 0 1 LTJP > YEM (0)
1987-04-24 Billings Lounge, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 1 1 Punch Me in the Eye > LTJP (0)
1987-04-24 Billings Lounge, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 0 1 LTJP > Hydrogen (0)
1987-04-29 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 2 1 She Caught the Katy LTJP (0)
1987-04-29 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 0 1 LTJP > Golgi (0)
1987-05-20 The Ranch, South Burlington, VT 5 1 YEM *** Guests from The Joneses and Mental Floss on rhythm guitar and saxophone.  (0)
1987-08-10 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 2 1 Peaches LTJP (0)
1987-08-10 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 0 1 LTJP > Golgi (0)
1987-08-29 The Ranch, South Burlington, VT 3 1 *** LTJPWilson tease. (0)
1987-08-29 The Ranch, South Burlington, VT 0 1 LTJP > Curtis Loew (0)
1987-09-21 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 6 2 Suzy > LTJP (0)
1987-09-21 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 0 2 LTJP > *** (0)
1987-10-31 Sculpture Room, Goddard College, Plainfield, VT 6 2 Clod LTJP (0)
1987-10-31 Sculpture Room, Goddard College, Plainfield, VT 0 2 LTJP > Fluffhead (0)
1987-11-18 Hunt's, Burlington, VT 1 1 Divided > LTJP (0)
1987-11-18 Hunt's, Burlington, VT 0 1 LTJP > GTBT (0)
1987-11-19 Hunt's, Burlington, VT 1 2 Corinna LTJP (0)
1987-11-19 Hunt's, Burlington, VT 0 2 LTJP > *** (0)
1988-01-27 Gallagher's, Waitsfield, VT 4 1 Sneakin' Sally LTJP (0)
1988-01-27 Gallagher's, Waitsfield, VT 0 1 LTJP > 'A' Train (0)
1988-02-07 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 2 1 Golgi > LTJP (0)
1988-02-07 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 0 1 LTJP > Peaches (0)
1988-02-08 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 1 3 Dinner and a Movie LTJP (0)
1988-02-08 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 0 3 LTJP > Hood (0)
1988-02-26 Living and Learning Center, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 4 2 Makisupa LTJP (0)
1988-02-26 Living and Learning Center, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 0 2 LTJP > Whipping Post (0)
1988-03-11 The Base Lodge, Stearns Hall, Johnson State College, Johnson, VT 2 2 Bag > Antelope (0)
1988-03-31 Kenny's Castaways, New York, NY 5 1 Fluffhead Lizards (0)
1988-04-22 University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 6 2 Fire LTJP (0)
1988-04-22 University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 0 2 LTJP > Antelope (0)
1988-05-14 Goddard College, Plainfield, VT 9 1 Fluffhead > LTJP (0)
1988-05-14 Goddard College, Plainfield, VT 0 1 LTJP > 'A' Train (0)
1988-05-15 Beecher Hill Farm, Hinesburg, VT 1 1 *** LTJP (0)
1988-05-15 Beecher Hill Farm, Hinesburg, VT 0 1 LTJP > Golgi (0)
1988-05-21 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 1 1 Sneakin' Sally LTJP (0)
1988-05-21 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 0 1 LTJP > YEM (0)
1988-05-24 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 3 1 Funky Bitch LTJP (0)
1988-05-24 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 0 1 LTJP > Peaches (0)
1988-06-15 The Front, Burlington, VT 4 1 Suzy LTJP (0)
1988-06-15 The Front, Burlington, VT 0 1 LTJP > YEM (0)
1988-06-19 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 2 2 Cities LTJP (0)
1988-06-19 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 0 2 LTJP > BBFCFM (0)
1988-06-21 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 2 2 Flat Fee LTJP (0)
1988-06-21 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 0 2 LTJP > JJLC (0)
1988-06-24 Halverson's, Burlington, VT 2 1 Blue Bossa LTJP (0)
1988-06-24 Halverson's, Burlington, VT 0 1 LTJP > On Your Way Down (0)
1988-07-11 Sam's Tavern, Burlington, VT 4 1 Golgi LTJP (0)
1988-07-11 Sam's Tavern, Burlington, VT 0 1 LTJP > *** (0)
1988-07-23 Pete's Phabulous Phish Phest, Underhill, VT 2 2 La Grange LTJPUnknown additional percussionist.  (0)
1988-07-23 Pete's Phabulous Phish Phest, Underhill, VT 0 2 LTJP > PeachesUnknown additional percussionist.  (0)
1988-07-24 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 1 2 Lizards LTJP (0)
1988-07-24 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 0 2 LTJP > On Your Way Down (0)
1988-08-04 The Roma, Telluride, CO 6 1 McGrupp LTJP (0)
1988-08-04 The Roma, Telluride, CO 0 1 LTJP > Sloth (0)
1988-08-05 The Roma, Telluride, CO 1 2 Slave LTJP (0)
1988-08-05 The Roma, Telluride, CO 0 2 LTJP > Lizards (0)
1988-08-13 The Front, Burlington, VT 5 1 Suzy > LTJP (0)
1988-08-13 The Front, Burlington, VT 0 1 LTJP > Fire (0)
1988-09-24 Humphries House (The Zoo), Amherst College, Amherst, MA 16 1 On Your Way Down LTJPPossum tease. (0)
1988-09-24 Humphries House (The Zoo), Amherst College, Amherst, MA 0 1 LTJP > YEM (0)
1988-10-29 Sculpture Room, Goddard College, Plainfield, VT 2 2 Fee > LTJP (0)
1988-10-29 Sculpture Room, Goddard College, Plainfield, VT 0 2 LTJP > Walk Away (0)
1988-11-03 Molly's Cafe, Boston, MA 1 1 Fee LTJP (0)
1988-11-03 Molly's Cafe, Boston, MA 0 1 LTJP > GTBT (0)
1988-11-05 Hamilton College, Clinton, NY 2 1 Fluffhead > LTJP (0)
1988-11-05 Hamilton College, Clinton, NY 0 1 LTJP > Bowie (0)
1988-12-02 Molly's Cafe, Boston, MA 2 2 GTBT Lizards (0)
1988-12-10 The Red Barn, Hampshire College, Amherst, MA 2 2 *** LTJPAdditional lyrics.  (0)
1988-12-10 The Red Barn, Hampshire College, Amherst, MA 0 2 LTJP > YEM (0)
1989-01-26 The Paradise, Boston, MA 9 1 Golgi LTJPAdditional lyrics.  (0)
1989-01-26 The Paradise, Boston, MA 0 1 LTJP > YEM (0)
1989-02-07 The Front, Burlington, VT 5 2 Contact LTJPAdditional lyrics.  (0)
1989-02-07 The Front, Burlington, VT 0 2 LTJP > Fee (0)
1989-02-17 Old Stone Church, Newmarket, NH 3 1 'A' Train Antelope (0)
1989-03-03 Living and Learning Center, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 6 1 Divided LTJPAdditional lyrics.  (0)
1989-03-03 Living and Learning Center, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 0 1 LTJP > GTBT (0)
1989-03-12 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 3 1 If I Only Had a Brain LTJPAdditional lyrics.  (0)
1989-03-12 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 0 1 LTJP > Golgi (0)
1989-03-14 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 2 3 Sneakin' Sally Lizards (0)
1989-04-13 Valley Club Cafe, Rutland, VT 8 1 *** Wilson (0)
1989-04-15 Billings Lounge, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 2 1 On Your Way Down > LTJPAdditional lyrics.  (0)
1989-04-15 Billings Lounge, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 0 1 LTJP > IDK (0)
1989-04-27 Strafford Room, Memorial Union Building, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH 5 1 IDK LTJP (0)
1989-04-27 Strafford Room, Memorial Union Building, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH 0 1 LTJP > Lizards (0)
1989-05-01 Pearl Street Ballroom, Northampton, MA 4 1 Bag LTJP (0)
1989-05-01 Pearl Street Ballroom, Northampton, MA 0 1 LTJP > 'A' Train (0)
1989-05-05 Sigma Phi House, Hamilton College, Clinton, NY 2 1 Fluffhead > LTJP (0)
1989-05-05 Sigma Phi House, Hamilton College, Clinton, NY 0 1 LTJP > Donna Lee (0)
1989-05-13 The Orange Grove, Syracuse, NY 6 1 Bag LTJP (0)
1989-05-13 The Orange Grove, Syracuse, NY 0 1 LTJP > YEM (0)
1989-05-20 Northfield/Mt. Hermon School Gymnasium, Northfield, MA 4 1 Bag > LTJP (0)
1989-05-20 Northfield/Mt. Hermon School Gymnasium, Northfield, MA 0 1 LTJP > YEM (0)
1989-05-21 320 Spear Street, Burlington, VT 1 2 *** Possum (0)
1989-08-17 The Front, Burlington, VT 17 3 Halley's > LTJP (0)
1989-08-17 The Front, Burlington, VT 0 3 LTJP > Contact (0)
1989-08-19 Collis Center, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 2 2 Undun LTJP (0)
1989-08-19 Collis Center, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 0 2 LTJP > YEM (0)
1989-09-09 Dining Commons, Bennington College, Bennington, VT 9 2 YEM -> LTJP (0)
1989-09-09 Dining Commons, Bennington College, Bennington, VT 0 2 LTJP > SOAMelt (0)
1989-09-21 Pearl Street Ballroom, Northampton, MA 5 1 Fee > LTJP (0)
1989-09-21 Pearl Street Ballroom, Northampton, MA 0 1 LTJP > McGrupp (0)
1989-10-01 The Front, Burlington, VT 1 1 *** LTJP (0)
1989-10-01 The Front, Burlington, VT 0 1 LTJP > McGrupp (0)
1989-10-07 Chase Hall, Bates College, Lewiston, ME 2 1 Makisupa > LTJP (0)
1989-10-07 Chase Hall, Bates College, Lewiston, ME 0 1 LTJP > GTBT (0)
1989-10-10 The Front, Burlington, VT 1 1 Curtis Loew LTJP (0)
1989-10-10 The Front, Burlington, VT 0 1 LTJP > Contact (0)
1989-10-14 The Barn, Hobart College, Geneva, NY 3 1 Fee LTJP (0)
1989-10-14 The Barn, Hobart College, Geneva, NY 0 1 LTJP > YEM (0)
1989-10-31 Goddard College, Plainfield, VT 6 2 Mockingbird LTJP (0)
1989-10-31 Goddard College, Plainfield, VT 0 2 LTJP > Lizards (0)
1989-12-01 The Paradise, Boston, MA 10 2 *** LTJP (0)
1989-12-01 The Paradise, Boston, MA 0 2 LTJP > Rocky Top (0)
1989-12-07 8x10 Club, Baltimore, MD 5 1 Weekapaug LTJP (0)
1989-12-07 8x10 Club, Baltimore, MD 0 1 LTJP > Rhombus Narration (0)
1989-12-09 Huden Dining Hall, Castleton State College, Castleton, VT 2 2 Esther > LTJP (0)
1989-12-09 Huden Dining Hall, Castleton State College, Castleton, VT 0 2 LTJP > Fee (0)
1990-02-05 Myskyn's, Charleston, SC 20 1 *** LTJP (0)
1990-02-05 Myskyn's, Charleston, SC 0 1 LTJP > SOAMelt (0)
1990-02-09 Chameleon Club, Lancaster, PA 3 2 'A' Train LTJPRhapsody in Blue tease. (0)
1990-02-09 Chameleon Club, Lancaster, PA 0 2 LTJP > Foam (0)
1990-02-23 Dining Center, Haverford College, Haverford, PA 6 1 *** LTJP (0)
1990-02-23 Dining Center, Haverford College, Haverford, PA 0 1 LTJP > YEM (0)
1990-04-06 El Dorado Café, Crested Butte, CO 21 2 IDK LTJPAdditional lyrics.  (0)
1990-04-06 El Dorado Café, Crested Butte, CO 0 2 LTJP > GTBT (0)
1990-04-09 Fly Me to the Moon Saloon, Telluride, CO 3 1 Rocky Top > LTJP (0)
1990-04-09 Fly Me to the Moon Saloon, Telluride, CO 0 1 LTJP > Ya Mar (0)
1990-04-13 The Inferno, Steamboat Springs, CO 2 2 YEM Curtis Loew (0)
1990-04-20 Ramskeller, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 4 1 Divided LTJP (0)
1990-04-20 Ramskeller, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 0 1 LTJP > Ya Mar (0)
1990-05-12 The Front, Burlington, VT 16 1 *** *** (0)
1990-05-15 Hamilton College, Clinton, NY 2 1 Reba LTJP (0)
1990-05-15 Hamilton College, Clinton, NY 0 1 LTJP > Foam (0)
1990-05-19 The Upper, St. Paul's School, Concord, NH 1 1 Ya Mar LTJP (0)
1990-05-19 The Upper, St. Paul's School, Concord, NH 0 1 LTJP > Sweet Adeline (0)
1990-10-05 Skidmore Gymnasium, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY 32 2 Ya Mar LTJP (0)
1990-10-05 Skidmore Gymnasium, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY 0 2 LTJP > Uncle Pen (0)
1990-10-20 Solomon's, Tuscaloosa, AL 12 2 Bouncin' IDK (0)
1990-12-07 Robert Crown Center, Hampshire College, Amherst, MA 23 e *** LTJP (0)
1990-12-07 Robert Crown Center, Hampshire College, Amherst, MA 0 e LTJP > *** (0)
1991-02-01 Alumni Hall, Brown University, Providence, RI 5 2 Cavern LTJP (0)
1991-02-01 Alumni Hall, Brown University, Providence, RI 0 2 LTJP > *** (0)
1991-02-14 State Theatre, Ithaca, NY 7 2 Esther Bouncin' (0)
1991-04-06 Campus Recreation Center, Evergreen College, Olympia, WA 31 e JJLC > LTJP (0)
1991-04-06 Campus Recreation Center, Evergreen College, Olympia, WA 0 e LTJP > *** (0)
1991-04-20 Douglass Dining Center, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 8 e Horn > LTJP (0)
1991-04-20 Douglass Dining Center, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 0 e LTJP > *** (0)
1991-07-13 Berkshire Performing Arts Center, Lenox, MA 19 1 Suzy > LTJPGiant Country Horns.  (0)
1991-07-13 Berkshire Performing Arts Center, Lenox, MA 0 1 LTJP > TMWSIYGiant Country Horns.  (0)
1991-07-15 The Academy, New York, NY 2 e Contact LTJPGiant Country Horns.  (0)
1991-07-15 The Academy, New York, NY 0 e LTJP > *** (0)
1991-07-18 Hampton Casino Ballroom, Hampton Beach, NH 1 e *** LTJPGiant Country Horns.  (0)
1991-07-18 Hampton Casino Ballroom, Hampton Beach, NH 0 e LTJP > *** Giant Country Horns.  (0)
1994-04-15 Beacon Theatre, New York, NY 301 2 Wolfman's -> I Wan'na Be Like YouGiant Country Horns. Incomplete - only one verse performed.  (0)
1994-12-03 Event Center, San Jose, CA 104 2 HYHU JuliusJam only. Cosmic Country Horns.  (0)
1999-07-24 Alpine Valley Music Theatre, East Troy, WI 324 e Camel Walk Tweeprise (0)
2010-06-25 Susquehanna Bank Center, Camden, NJ 222 1 *** LTJP (0)
2010-06-25 Susquehanna Bank Center, Camden, NJ 0 1 LTJP > BBFCFM (0)
2010-10-26 Verizon Wireless Arena, Manchester, NH 30 1 Sloth LTJP (0)
2010-10-26 Verizon Wireless Arena, Manchester, NH 0 1 LTJP > Mellow Mood"From Goddard College" added to lyrics.  (0)
2011-08-15 UIC Pavilion, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL 36 1 Reba LTJP (0)
2011-08-15 UIC Pavilion, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL 0 1 LTJP > *** (0)
2012-07-04 Nikon at Jones Beach Theater, Wantagh, NY 27 1 *** LTJP (0)
2012-07-04 Nikon at Jones Beach Theater, Wantagh, NY 0 1 LTJP > Head Held High (0)
2012-08-26 Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre - Charlotte, Charlotte, NC 11 1 Fluffhead > LTJP (0)
2012-08-26 Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre - Charlotte, Charlotte, NC 0 1 LTJP > Tube (0)
2013-08-03 Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, CA 29 1 Weigh > LTJP (0)
2013-08-03 Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, CA 0 1 LTJP > Lengthwise (0)
Alumni Blues was also performed the following 3 times:
Show Date Artist Venue Notes
1999-05-08Trey Anastasio Band Oscar Mayer Theatre, Madison, WITrey solo acoustic; TAB debut. Dedicated to students skipping finals to see the show.
2006-12-28Trey Anastasio Band The Orpheum Theatre, Boston, MAAlternate lyrics and Trey on talk box.
2006-12-30Trey Anastasio Band House of Blues, Atlantic City, NJTrey sang the “Because I’ve got a degree” lyric from “Alumni” through his megaphone.
"Alumni Blues" was performed on the following dates that do not count for statistical purposes:
Show Date Venue Gap Set Song Before Song After Notes
1985-02-01 Doolin's, Burlington, VT --- 1 YEM LTJP (0)
1985-02-01 Doolin's, Burlington, VT --- 1 LTJP > Prep School Hippie (0)
1985-09-26 WRUV Radio, Burlington, VT --- 1 Camel Walk Antelope (0)
1990-06-17 Wendell Studios, Boston, MA --- 1 Caravan LTJP (0)
1990-06-17 Wendell Studios, Boston, MA --- 1 LTJP > 'A' Train (0)
"Alumni Blues" was teased at the following shows:
Show Date Artist Song (Tease Type) Venue
1988-03-11Phish David Bowie (Tease) The Base Lodge, Stearns Hall, Johnson State College, Johnson, VT
1992-11-28Phish Tweezer (Tease) The Capitol Theatre, Port Chester, NY
1994-04-04Phish Wolfman's Brother (Jam) The Flynn Theatre, Burlington, VT
1994-05-04Phish Wolfman's Brother (Jam) State Palace Theatre, New Orleans, LA

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Yellow rows indicate recommended versions.

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