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Fly Famous Mockingbird has not been seen in 18 Phish shows.
It was played at 7.29% of live shows.
There have been 1680 shows since the live debut.
Fly Famous Mockingbird has been played, on average, once every 14 shows.
Since its debut, Fly Famous Mockingbird has been played, on average, every 14 shows.
It was played 124 time(s) at the following show(s):

Show Date Venue Gap Set Song Before Song After Notes Comments
1988-02-07 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 93 2 Lizards Whipping PostDebut.  (0)
1988-03-12 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 8 1 Forbin's > Sloth (0)
1988-03-21 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 2 2 Forbin's > *** (0)
1988-03-22 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 1 1 Forbin's > Bag (0)
1988-03-31 Kenny's Castaways, New York, NY 1 1 Forbin's > 'A' Train (0)
1988-04-22 University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 6 2 Forbin's > Fire (0)
1988-06-21 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 22 1 Lizards FireAborted and had to be restarted.  (0)
1988-07-07 The Front, Burlington, VT 4 2 Forbin's > Suzy (0)
1988-07-11 Sam's Tavern, Burlington, VT 2 1 Forbin's > Golgi (0)
1988-07-23 Pete's Phabulous Phish Phest, Underhill, VT 2 1 Forbin's > Mike'sUnknown additional percussionist.  (0)
1988-07-24 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 1 1 Forbin's > Sneakin' Sally (0)
1988-07-29 The Roma, Telluride, CO 3 2 Forbin's > IDK (0)
1988-08-03 Fly Me to the Moon Saloon, Telluride, CO 2 1 Forbin's > GTBT (0)
1988-08-13 The Front, Burlington, VT 7 1 Forbin's > Light Up (0)
1988-08-22 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 4 1 Forbin's > Fluffhead (0)
1988-09-08 The Front, Burlington, VT 5 1 Forbin's > Bold As Love (0)
1988-11-11 Old Stone Church, Newmarket, NH 13 2 Forbin's > Mike's (0)
1988-12-10 The Red Barn, Hampshire College, Amherst, MA 3 1 Forbin's > *** (0)
1988-12-17 Old Stone Church, Newmarket, NH 5 1 Forbin's > Bowie (0)
1989-01-26 The Paradise, Boston, MA 4 2 Forbin's > Sloth (0)
1989-02-06 The Front, Burlington, VT 4 3 Forbin's > Whipping Post (0)
1989-02-18 Old Stone Church, Newmarket, NH 5 1 Forbin's > Lizards (0)
1989-02-24 The Front, Burlington, VT 2 1 Forbin's > Antelope (0)
1989-03-03 Living and Learning Center, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 3 2 Forbin's > Lizards (0)
1989-04-07 Old Stone Church, Newmarket, NH 12 1 Forbin's > *** (0)
1989-05-01 Pearl Street Ballroom, Northampton, MA 12 2 Forbin's > Bowie (0)
1989-05-06 Collis Center, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 3 1 Forbin's > Bowie (0)
1989-05-28 Ian McLean's Party, Connie Condon's Farm, Hebron, NY 13 1 Forbin's > Fee (0)
1989-08-26 Townshend Family Park, Townshend, VT 19 1 Forbin's > Hood (0)
1989-09-14 MacPhie Pub, Tufts University, Medford, MA 8 1 Forbin's > La Grange (0)
1989-10-12 Mabel Brown Room, Keene State College, Keene, NH 8 1 Forbin's > YEM (0)
1989-10-20 The Front, Burlington, VT 3 1 Forbin's > YEMTheme from Jeopardy! tease. (0)
1989-10-22 The Front, Burlington, VT 2 1 Forbin's > YEM (0)
1989-10-28 The Chance, Poughkeepsie, NY 2 1 Forbin's > Highway to Hell (0)
1989-10-31 Goddard College, Plainfield, VT 1 2 Forbin's > Alumni (0)
1989-11-03 Tree Cafe, Portland, ME 2 1 Forbin's > Gin (0)
1989-11-30 The Paradise, Boston, MA 7 2 Forbin's > Undun (0)
1990-01-28 The Front, Burlington, VT 21 1 Forbin's > Communication Breakdown (0)
1990-02-25 8x10 Club, Baltimore, MD 18 1 Forbin's > Funky Bitch (0)
1990-03-02 The Chance, Poughkeepsie, NY 2 1 Forbin's > *** (0)
1990-03-09 The Front, Burlington, VT 5 1 Forbin's > Sloth (0)
1990-04-07 El Dorado Café, Crested Butte, CO 13 2 Forbin's > Funky Bitch (0)
1990-04-14 The Inferno, Steamboat Springs, CO 5 1 Forbin's > Rift (0)
1990-04-20 Ramskeller, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 3 1 Forbin's > Possum (0)
1990-06-01 The Cotton Club, Atlanta, GA 26 1 Forbin's > Gin (0)
1990-09-21 Somerville Theatre, Somerville, MA 17 2 Forbin's > YEM (0)
1990-10-07 Club Bene, Sayreville, NJ 10 1 Forbin's > Asse Festival (0)
1990-11-02 Glenn Miller Ballroom, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 17 2 Forbin's > MSO (0)
1990-11-26 The Haunt, Ithaca, NY 11 2 Forbin's > Wilson (0)
1990-12-02 The Front, Burlington, VT 4 1 Forbin's > Landlady (0)
1990-12-28 The Marquee, New York, NY 3 1 Forbin's > Mike's (0)
1991-02-08 The Music Hall, Portsmouth, NH 8 1 Forbin's > MSO (0)
1991-03-16 Ten Mile Room, Breckenridge, CO 21 1 Forbin's > Oh Kee Pa (0)
1991-03-23 The Inferno, Steamboat Springs, CO 3 1 Forbin's > Rocky Top (0)
1991-03-31 Berkeley Square, Berkeley, CA 4 1 Forbin's > Landlady (0)
1991-04-04 WOW Hall, Eugene, OR 3 1 Forbin's > Possum (0)
1991-04-15 The Gathering Place, Norris University Center, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 6 1 Forbin's > Llama (0)
1991-04-21 SUNY Potsdam, Potsdam, NY 5 2 Forbin's > LlamaNarration gave a brief recap of the Gamehendge saga.  (0)
1991-05-02 The Chance, Poughkeepsie, NY 5 1 Forbin's > Llama (0)
1991-05-04 Somerville Theatre, Somerville, MA 2 2 Forbin's > Buried Alive (0)
1991-05-16 The Sting, New Britain, CT 5 1 Forbin's > CDT (0)
1991-07-14 Townshend Family Park, Townshend, VT 7 1 Forbin's > Sloth (0)
1991-09-30 The Dugout Lounge, Ohio University, Athens, OH 17 1 Forbin's > Sparkle (0)
1991-10-13 North Shore Surf Club, Olympia, WA 9 1 Forbin's > Tela (0)
1991-10-27 Elk Ballroom, Telluride, CO 8 2 Forbin's > Sparkle (0)
1991-11-02 Lory Student Center Theatre, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 5 1 Forbin's > Possum (0)
1991-11-13 Love Auditorium, Davidson College, Davidson, NC 7 2 Forbin's > Golgi (0)
1991-11-20 Campus Club, Providence, RI 5 1 Forbin's > Sparkle (0)
1991-12-07 The Music Hall, Portsmouth, NH 9 1 Forbin's > MSO (0)
1992-03-19 Palace Theatre, New Haven, CT 9 1 Forbin's > ATR (0)
1992-03-24 Flood Zone, Richmond, VA 4 1 Forbin's > LandladyNarration gave brief recap of Gamehendge saga. Wilson and Rift teases. (0)
1992-03-31 The Blue Note, Columbia, MO 6 1 Forbin's > Antelope (0)
1992-04-16 Anaconda Theatre, Isla Vista, CA 11 1 Forbin's > IcculusHarpua tease. (0)
1992-04-16 Anaconda Theatre, Isla Vista, CA 0 1 Icculus > Antelope (0)
1992-04-21 Redwood Acres Fairgrounds, Eureka, CA 4 2 Forbin's > Tweezer (0)
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. (0)
1992-04-24 Roseland Theater, Portland, OR 0 1 Icculus > Uncle Pen (0)
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.  (0)
1992-05-02 Cabaret Metro, Chicago, IL 0 1 Icculus > Sparkle (0)
1992-05-06 St. Andrew's Hall, Detroit, MI 3 1 Forbin's > Sparkle (0)
1992-05-17 Achilles Rink, Union College, Schenectady, NY 9 1 Forbin's > MSO (0)
1992-11-21 Pritchard Gym, SB Sports Complex, SUNY Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY 47 1 Forbin's > Possum (0)
1992-11-27 The Capitol Theatre, Port Chester, NY 4 1 Forbin's > SOAMelt (0)
1992-12-04 Mississippi Nights, St. Louis, MO 6 1 Forbin's > Cavern (0)
1992-12-08 Barrymore Theatre, Madison, WI 4 1 Forbin's > Uncle Pen (0)
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 and Charge! teases. (0)
1993-02-07 Lisner Auditorium, George Washington University, Washington, DC 5 1 Forbin's > Rift (0)
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. (0)
1993-02-25 The Cameo Theatre, Miami Beach, FL 5 1 Forbin's > RiftSurfing narration. Theme from Gilligan's Island tease. (0)
1993-03-08 Sweeney Center, Santa Fe, NM 7 1 Forbin's > How High the Moon (0)
1993-03-08 Sweeney Center, Santa Fe, NM 0 1 How High the Moon > Sparkle (0)
1993-03-18 The Palace, Hollywood, CA 7 1 Forbin's > SparkleTheme from Star Trek tease. (0)
1993-03-22 Crest Theatre, Sacramento, CA 3 2 Forbin's > Sloth (0)
1993-03-25 Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, Santa Cruz, CA 2 2 Forbin's > Kung (0)
1993-03-25 Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, Santa Cruz, CA 0 2 Icculus > Wedge (0)
1993-04-05 HUB Ballroom, Seattle, WA 9 1 Forbin's > BowieThose Were the Days tease. (0)
1993-04-13 Memorial Hall, Kansas City, KS 4 1 Forbin's > CDTJump tease. (0)
1993-04-21 Newport Music Hall, Columbus, OH 6 1 Forbin's > RiftWinkie Chant quote. (0)
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. (0)
1993-05-03 State Theatre, New Brunswick, NJ 6 1 Forbin's > Vibration of Life (0)
1993-05-03 State Theatre, New Brunswick, NJ 0 1 Vibration of Life -> PossumTheme from Star Trek and New York, New York teases. (0)
1993-07-29 Tennessee Theatre, Knoxville, TN 18 1 Forbin's > Possum (0)
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. (0)
1993-08-15 The Macauley Theater, Louisville, KY 7 1 Forbin's > CDT (0)
1993-12-30 Cumberland County Civic Center, Portland, ME 11 1 Forbin's > Rift (0)
1994-04-11 Snively Arena, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH 8 2 Forbin's > Uncle Pen (0)
1994-04-24 Grady Cole Center, Charlotte, NC 11 2 Forbin's > CDTAlso Sprach Zarathustra tease. (0)
1994-05-25 Warfield Theatre, San Francisco, CA 23 1 Forbin's > Axilla (Part II) (0)
1994-06-16 State Theatre, Minneapolis, MN 10 2 Forbin's > Kung (0)
1994-06-16 State Theatre, Minneapolis, MN 0 2 Kung -> BBJ (0)
1994-06-26 Municipal Auditorium, Charleston, WV 9 1 Forbin's > Sloth (0)
1994-07-08 Great Woods Center for the Performing Arts, Mansfield, MA 8 1 Forbin's > Sloth (0)
1994-10-14 McAlister Auditorium, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 13 1 Forbin's > Julius (0)
1994-10-27 University Hall, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 10 1 Forbin's > Vibration of Life (0)
1994-10-27 University Hall, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 0 1 Vibration of Life -> Divided (0)
1994-11-04 Onondaga War Memorial Auditorium, Syracuse, NY 6 1 Forbin's > Vibration of Life (0)
1994-11-04 Onondaga War Memorial Auditorium, Syracuse, NY 0 1 Vibration of Life -> SOAMule (0)
1994-11-17 Hara Arena, Dayton, OH 5 1 Forbin's > Vibration of Life (0)
1994-11-17 Hara Arena, Dayton, OH 0 1 Vibration of Life -> DwD (0)
1994-11-30 Campus Recreation Center, Evergreen College, Olympia, WA 9 1 Forbin's > Vibration of Life (0)
1994-11-30 Campus Recreation Center, Evergreen College, Olympia, WA 0 1 Vibration of Life -> DwD (0)
1995-10-05 Memorial Coliseum, Portland, OR 43 2 Forbin's > SOAMule (0)
1995-12-01 Hersheypark Arena, Hershey, PA 35 1 Forbin's > StashNarration referenced chocolate and the rhombus.  (0)
1995-12-31 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 16 1 Forbin's > ShineNarration discussed how Phish makes time in the Phish Time Factory.  (0)
1995-12-31 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 0 1 Shine > Sparkle (0)
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.  (0)
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.  (0)
1998-08-07 Walnut Creek Amphitheater, Raleigh, NC 135 1 Forbin's > *** Narration offered an explanation for the evening's lunar eclipse.  (0)
2000-09-30 Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas, NV 148 2 Forbin's > TwistNarration referenced the band's upcoming hiatus.  (0)
2009-08-14 The Comcast Theatre, Hartford, CT 96 1 Forbin's > BOAF (0)
2010-07-04 Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre at Encore Park, Alpharetta, GA 40 1 Forbin's > Camel Walk (0)
2011-06-17 Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre - Charlotte, Charlotte, NC 47 1 Forbin's > Axilla (0)
2011-07-03 Watkins Glen International, Watkins Glen, NY 5 1 Forbin's > Destiny (0)
2011-08-17 UIC Pavilion, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL 9 1 Forbin's > Gumbo (0)
2013-12-31 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 86 2 Forbin's > FYF (0)
2015-08-09 Alpine Valley Music Theatre, East Troy, WI 57 1 Forbin's > Brian and Robert (0)
"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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