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Fly Famous Mockingbird has not been seen in 20 Phish shows.
It was played at 7.48% of live shows.
There have been 1622 shows since the live debut.
Fly Famous Mockingbird has been played, on average, once every 13 shows.
Since its debut, Fly Famous Mockingbird has been played, on average, every 13 shows.
It was played 123 time(s) at the following show(s):

Show Date Venue Gap Set Song Before Song After Notes
1988-02-07 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 93 2 Lizards Whipping PostDebut. 
1988-03-12 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 8 1 Forbin's > Sloth
1988-03-21 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 2 2 Forbin's > ***
1988-03-22 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 1 1 Forbin's > Bag
1988-03-31 Kenny's Castaways, New York, NY 1 1 Forbin's > 'A' Train
1988-04-22 University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 6 2 Forbin's > Fire
1988-06-21 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 22 1 Lizards FireAborted and had to be restarted. 
1988-07-07 The Front, Burlington, VT 4 2 Forbin's > Suzy
1988-07-11 Sam's Tavern, Burlington, VT 2 1 Forbin's > Golgi
1988-07-23 Pete's Phabulous Phish Phest, Underhill, VT 2 1 Forbin's > Mike'sUnknown additional percussionist. 
1988-07-24 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 1 1 Forbin's > Sneakin' Sally
1988-07-29 The Roma, Telluride, CO 3 2 Forbin's > IDK
1988-08-03 Fly Me to the Moon Saloon, Telluride, CO 2 1 Forbin's > GTBT
1988-08-13 The Front, Burlington, VT 7 1 Forbin's > Light Up
1988-08-22 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 4 1 Forbin's > Fluffhead
1988-09-08 The Front, Burlington, VT 5 1 Forbin's > Bold As Love
1988-11-11 Old Stone Church, Newmarket, NH 13 2 Forbin's > Mike's
1988-12-10 The Red Barn, Hampshire College, Amherst, MA 3 1 Forbin's > ***
1988-12-17 Old Stone Church, Newmarket, NH 5 1 Forbin's > Bowie
1989-01-26 The Paradise, Boston, MA 5 2 Forbin's > Sloth
1989-02-06 The Front, Burlington, VT 4 3 Forbin's > Whipping Post
1989-02-18 Old Stone Church, Newmarket, NH 5 1 Forbin's > Lizards
1989-02-24 The Front, Burlington, VT 2 1 Forbin's > Antelope
1989-03-03 Living and Learning Center, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 3 2 Forbin's > Lizards
1989-04-07 Old Stone Church, Newmarket, NH 12 1 Forbin's > ***
1989-05-01 Pearl Street Ballroom, Northampton, MA 12 2 Forbin's > Bowie
1989-05-06 Collis Center, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 3 1 Forbin's > Bowie
1989-05-28 Ian McLean's Party, Connie Condon's Farm, Hebron, NY 13 1 Forbin's > Fee
1989-08-26 Townshend Family Park, Townshend, VT 19 1 Forbin's > Hood
1989-09-14 MacPhie Pub, Tufts University, Medford, MA 8 1 Forbin's > La Grange
1989-10-12 Mabel Brown Room, Keene State College, Keene, NH 8 1 Forbin's > YEM
1989-10-20 The Front, Burlington, VT 3 1 Forbin's > YEMTheme from Jeopardy! tease.
1989-10-22 The Front, Burlington, VT 2 1 Forbin's > YEM
1989-10-28 The Chance, Poughkeepsie, NY 2 1 Forbin's > Highway to Hell
1989-10-31 Goddard College, Plainfield, VT 1 2 Forbin's > Alumni
1989-11-03 Tree Café, Portland, ME 2 1 Forbin's > Gin
1989-11-30 The Paradise, Boston, MA 7 2 Forbin's > Undun
1990-01-28 The Front, Burlington, VT 21 1 Forbin's > Communication Breakdown
1990-02-25 8x10 Club, Baltimore, MD 18 1 Forbin's > Funky Bitch
1990-03-02 The Chance, Poughkeepsie, NY 2 1 Forbin's > ***
1990-03-09 The Front, Burlington, VT 5 1 Forbin's > Sloth
1990-04-07 El Dorado Café, Crested Butte, CO 13 2 Forbin's > Funky Bitch
1990-04-14 The Inferno, Steamboat Springs, CO 5 1 Forbin's > Rift
1990-04-20 Ramskeller, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 3 1 Forbin's > Possum
1990-06-01 The Cotton Club, Atlanta, GA 25 1 Forbin's > Gin
1990-09-21 Somerville Theatre, Somerville, MA 17 2 Forbin's > YEM
1990-10-07 Club Bene, Sayreville, NJ 10 1 Forbin's > Asse Festival
1990-11-02 Glenn Miller Ballroom, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 17 2 Forbin's > MSO
1990-11-26 The Haunt, Ithaca, NY 11 2 Forbin's > Wilson
1990-12-02 The Front, Burlington, VT 4 1 Forbin's > Landlady
1990-12-28 The Marquee, New York, NY 3 1 Forbin's > Mike's
1991-02-08 The Music Hall, Portsmouth, NH 8 1 Forbin's > MSO
1991-03-16 Ten Mile Room, Breckenridge, CO 21 1 Forbin's > Oh Kee Pa
1991-03-23 The Inferno, Steamboat Springs, CO 3 1 Forbin's > Rocky Top
1991-03-31 Berkeley Square Theatre, Berkeley, CA 4 1 Forbin's > Landlady
1991-04-04 WOW Hall, Eugene, OR 3 1 Forbin's > Possum
1991-04-15 The Gathering Place, Norris University Center, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 6 1 Forbin's > Llama
1991-04-21 SUNY Potsdam, Potsdam, NY 5 2 Forbin's > LlamaNarration gave a brief recap of the Gamehendge saga. 
1991-05-02 The Chance, Poughkeepsie, NY 5 1 Forbin's > Llama
1991-05-04 Somerville Theatre, Somerville, MA 2 2 Forbin's > Buried Alive
1991-05-16 The Sting, New Britain, CT 5 1 Forbin's > CDT
1991-07-14 Townshend Family Park, Townshend, VT 7 1 Forbin's > Sloth
1991-09-30 The Dugout Lounge, Ohio University, Athens, OH 17 1 Forbin's > Sparkle
1991-10-13 North Shore Surf Club, Olympia, WA 9 1 Forbin's > Tela
1991-10-27 Elk Ballroom, Telluride, CO 8 2 Forbin's > Sparkle
1991-11-02 Lory Student Center Theatre, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 5 1 Forbin's > Possum
1991-11-13 Love Auditorium, Davidson College, Davidson, NC 7 2 Forbin's > Golgi
1991-11-20 Campus Club, Providence, RI 5 1 Forbin's > Sparkle
1991-12-07 The Music Hall, Portsmouth, NH 9 1 Forbin's > MSO
1992-03-19 Palace Theatre, New Haven, CT 9 1 Forbin's > ATR
1992-03-24 Flood Zone, Richmond, VA 4 1 Forbin's > LandladyNarration gave brief recap of Gamehendge saga. Wilson and Rift teases.
1992-03-31 The Blue Note, Columbia, MO 6 1 Forbin's > Antelope
1992-04-16 Anaconda Theatre, Isla Vista, CA 11 1 Forbin's > IcculusHarpua tease.
1992-04-16 Anaconda Theatre, Isla Vista, CA 0 1 Icculus > Antelope
1992-04-21 Redwood Acres Fairgrounds, Eureka, CA 4 2 Forbin's > Tweezer
1992-04-24 Roseland Theater, Portland, OR 3 1 Forbin's > IcculusNarration included references to The Wizard of Oz. Miss Gulch / Witch's theme tease.
1992-04-24 Roseland Theater, Portland, OR 0 1 Icculus > Uncle Pen
1992-05-02 Cabaret Metro, Chicago, IL 5 1 Forbin's > IcculusReferenced the L.A. riots that ensued after the Rodney King verdict was announced. 
1992-05-02 Cabaret Metro, Chicago, IL 0 1 Icculus > Sparkle
1992-05-06 St. Andrew's Hall, Detroit, MI 3 1 Forbin's > Sparkle
1992-05-17 Achilles Rink, Union College, Schenectady, NY 9 1 Forbin's > MSO
1992-11-21 Pritchard Gym, SB Sports Complex, SUNY Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY 47 1 Forbin's > Possum
1992-11-27 The Capitol Theatre, Port Chester, NY 4 1 Forbin's > SOAMelt
1992-12-04 Mississippi Nights, St. Louis, MO 6 1 Forbin's > Cavern
1992-12-08 Barrymore Theatre, Madison, WI 4 1 Forbin's > Uncle Pen
1992-12-31 Matthews Arena, Northeastern University, Boston, MA 8 2 Forbin's > MSOMass Hysteria signal. Brad Sands was hoisted above the crowd as The Famous Mockingbird (in complete costume). Narration was about being taken underwater and turned into stone. Theme from Star Trek tease.
1993-02-07 Lisner Auditorium, George Washington University, Washington, DC 5 1 Forbin's > Rift
1993-02-19 Roxy Theatre, Atlanta, GA 9 1 Forbin's > SparkleNarration recalled the flood from Phish's last Atlanta performance, on March 28, 1992. Charge! tease.
1993-02-25 The Cameo Theatre, Miami Beach, FL 5 1 Forbin's > RiftSurfing narration. Theme from Gilligan's Island tease.
1993-03-08 Sweeney Center, Santa Fe, NM 7 1 Forbin's > How High the Moon
1993-03-08 Sweeney Center, Santa Fe, NM 0 1 How High the Moon > Sparkle
1993-03-18 The Palace, Hollywood, CA 7 1 Forbin's > Sparkle
1993-03-22 Crest Theatre, Sacramento, CA 3 2 Forbin's > Sloth
1993-03-25 Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, Santa Cruz, CA 2 2 Forbin's > Kung
1993-03-25 Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, Santa Cruz, CA 0 2 Icculus > Wedge
1993-04-05 HUB Ballroom, Seattle, WA 9 1 Forbin's > BowieThose Were the Days tease.
1993-04-13 Memorial Hall, Kansas City, KS 4 1 Forbin's > CDTJump tease.
1993-04-21 Newport Music Hall, Columbus, OH 6 1 Forbin's > RiftWinkie Chant quote.
1993-04-25 Kuhl Gym, SUNY Geneseo, Geneseo, NY 4 1 Forbin's > MazeNarration referenced Tetris. Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy and Theme from Star Trek teases.
1993-05-03 State Theatre, New Brunswick, NJ 6 1 Forbin's > Vibration of Life
1993-05-03 State Theatre, New Brunswick, NJ 0 1 Vibration of Life -> PossumTheme from Star Trek and New York, New York teases.
1993-07-29 Tennessee Theatre, Knoxville, TN 18 1 Forbin's > Possum
1993-08-07 Darien Lake Performing Arts Center, Darien Center, NY 6 1 Forbin's > CavernNarration dealt with the "Roller Coaster of the Mind." Paint It Black and Wilson teases.
1993-08-15 The Macauley Theater, Louisville, KY 7 1 Forbin's > CDT
1993-12-30 Cumberland County Civic Center, Portland, ME 11 1 Forbin's > Rift
1994-04-11 Snivley Arena, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH 8 2 Forbin's > Uncle Pen
1994-04-24 Grady Cole Center, Charlotte, NC 11 2 Forbin's > CDTAlso Sprach Zarathustra tease.
1994-05-25 Warfield Theatre, San Francisco, CA 23 1 Forbin's > Axilla (Part II)
1994-06-16 State Theatre, Minneapolis, MN 10 2 Forbin's > Kung
1994-06-16 State Theatre, Minneapolis, MN 0 2 Kung -> BBJ
1994-06-26 Municipal Auditorium, Charleston, WV 9 1 Forbin's > Sloth
1994-07-08 Great Woods Center for the Performing Arts, Mansfield, MA 8 1 Forbin's > Sloth
1994-10-14 McAlister Auditorium, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 13 1 Forbin's > Julius
1994-10-27 University Hall, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 10 1 Forbin's > Vibration of Life
1994-10-27 University Hall, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 0 1 Vibration of Life -> Divided
1994-11-04 Onondaga War Memorial Auditorium, Syracuse, NY 6 1 Forbin's > Vibration of Life
1994-11-04 Onondaga War Memorial Auditorium, Syracuse, NY 0 1 Vibration of Life -> SOAMule
1994-11-17 Hara Arena, Dayton, OH 5 1 Forbin's > Vibration of Life
1994-11-17 Hara Arena, Dayton, OH 0 1 Vibration of Life -> DwD
1994-11-30 Campus Recreation Center, Evergreen College, Olympia, WA 9 1 Forbin's > Vibration of Life
1994-11-30 Campus Recreation Center, Evergreen College, Olympia, WA 0 1 Vibration of Life -> DwD
1995-10-05 Memorial Coliseum, Portland, OR 43 2 Forbin's > SOAMule
1995-12-01 Hersheypark Arena, Hershey, PA 35 1 Forbin's > StashNarration referenced chocolate and the rhombus. 
1995-12-31 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 16 1 Forbin's > ShineNarration discussed how Phish makes time in the Phish Time Factory. 
1995-12-31 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 0 1 Shine > Sparkle
1996-08-07 Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, CO 25 2 Forbin's > PossumNarration had Trey tell of giant iguana that would take the crowd to Mars to view the life there. 
1996-10-31 The Omni, Atlanta, GA 18 1 Forbin's > Character ZeroNarration referred to David Byrne, who appeared in the mountain as the face of Icculus, threw Forbin off the mountain and into the arms of the "evil" Famous Mockingbird. 
1998-08-07 Walnut Creek Amphitheater, Raleigh, NC 135 1 Forbin's > *** Narration offered an explanation for the evening's lunar eclipse. 
2000-09-30 Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas, NV 148 2 Forbin's > TwistNarration referenced the band's upcoming hiatus. 
2009-08-14 The Comcast Theatre, Hartford, CT 96 1 Forbin's > BOAF
2010-07-04 Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre at Encore Park, Alpharetta, GA 40 1 Forbin's > Camel Walk
2011-06-17 Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre - Charlotte, Charlotte, NC 47 1 Forbin's > Axilla
2011-07-03 Watkins Glen International, Watkins Glen, NY 5 1 Forbin's > Destiny
2011-08-17 UIC Pavilion, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL 9 1 Forbin's > Gumbo
2013-12-31 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 86 2 Forbin's > FYF
"Fly Famous Mockingbird" was teased at the following shows:
Show Date Artist Song (Tease Type) Venue
1988-07-23Phish The Lizards (Tease) Pete's Phabulous Phish Phest, Underhill, VT
1990-11-02Phish My Sweet One (Tease) Glenn Miller Ballroom, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO
1990-11-02Phish David Bowie (Tease) Glenn Miller Ballroom, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO
1991-05-02Phish David Bowie (Tease) The Chance, Poughkeepsie, NY
1992-03-19Phish David Bowie (Tease) Palace Theatre, New Haven, CT
1993-04-05Phish David Bowie (Tease) HUB Ballroom, Seattle, WA
1993-05-03Phish Possum (Tease) State Theatre, New Brunswick, NJ

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