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Performances Song History

Cry Baby Cry

Music/Lyrics: Lennon/McCartney

Vocals: Trey (lead), Page (backing)

Original Artist: The Beatles

Original Album: The Beatles (a.k.a. The White Album) (1968)

Albums: Hampton Comes Alive, Live Phish 13

Debut: 1994-10-31

Historian: Mark Toscano

The band apparently liked covering this one on Halloween 1994 as it showed up a few more times (11/22/94, 6/16/95, and 11/21/98). Although the 10/31/94 version (true to the White Album itself) also featured the “Brother can you take me back” refrain that precedes “Revolution 9,” subsequent versions did not.

Phish, "Cry Baby Cry" – 10/31/94, Glens Falls, NY

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moephan Reply
moephan Cry baby cry should have been put into the regular rotation. This is my personal favorite song from the album. It would be a great cool down song. Maybe take the place of waste or joy.
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Mr_Incompletely Reply
Mr_Incompletely I wish they would bring this back.One of my favorites on the album and a great cover.
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