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Performances Song History

Happy Birthday to You has not been seen in 55 Phish shows.
It was played at 1.03% of live shows.
There have been 1730 shows since the live debut.
Happy Birthday to You has been played, on average, once every 97 shows.
Since its debut, Happy Birthday to You has been played, on average, every 102 shows.
It was played 17 time(s) at the following show(s):

Show Date Venue Gap Set Song Before Song After Notes
1983-12-02 Harris-Millis Cafeteria - University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 0 1 Roadhouse Blues *** Phish debut. 
1987-03-06 Goddard College, Plainfield, VT 58 2 Free Bird HoodTo "Sue and Debra." Long, reggae-influenced version. 
1987-09-21 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 21 3 *** GTBT"The Birthday Dub" 
1988-02-07 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 14 2 *** Bag
1988-03-22 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 11 1 GTBT Forbin's"Dub" style. 
1988-05-21 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 18 2 Tela Fluffhead
1988-07-12 Sam's Tavern, Burlington, VT 18 1 GTBT PeachesSung for "Jen." 
1989-10-06 The Paradise, Boston, MA 135 2 Dinner and a Movie HoodFish on vacuum. 
1989-10-07 Chase Hall, Bates College, Lewiston, ME 1 2 Possum Lizards
1990-02-10 23 East Caberet, Ardmore, PA 51 2 Rocky Top Donna LeeSung by "Rocco" to Trey's sister Kristy. 
1990-09-29 23 East Caberet, Ardmore, PA 81 1 Bowie -> BowieSung by the band to Trey. 
1991-05-17 Campus Club, Providence, RI 104 2 Fluffhead -> Magilla
1991-05-17 Campus Club, Providence, RI 0 2 BBFCFM BBFCFM
1991-07-26 The Georgia Theatre, Athens, GA 15 2 Lizards TweepriseGiant Country Horns 
1991-09-30 The Dugout Lounge, Ohio University, Athens, OH 8 2 Tweeprise Love YouPerformed by Trey, Page, and Mike. Sung by Fish and the crowd. 
1999-07-25 Deer Creek Music Center, Noblesville, IN 715 1 Makisupa > MakisupaInstrumental from Trey and then "rasta style" sung (with a We're gonna get you so wasted tonight after the show" lyric), Mike took a bass solo, Fish also sung a verse in a mock Jamaican accent (with a "you roll up a big spleef and you don't pass it with no one" lyric). Kuroda then took a one-minute light solo. 
2009-03-08 Hampton Coliseum, Hampton, VA 163 e *** Contact
2013-07-26 Gorge Amphitheatre, George, WA 186 1 Funky Bitch WilsonCall to the Post tease.
Happy Birthday to You was also performed the following 11 times:
Show Date Artist Venue Notes
2001-07-26Trey Anastasio Band HiFi Buys Amphitheatre, Atlanta, GAJam only.
2004-05-08Trey Anastasio Band Topnotch Resort and Spa, Stowe, VTSung to Jake Burton Carpenter.
2005-05-10Trey Anastasio Band Auditorium Theatre, Roosevelt University, Chicago, ILFor Skeeto.
2006-07-11Trey, Mike and The Duo (G.R.A.B.) Ford Pavilion at Montage Mountain, Scranton, PAPlayed for fan in audience.
2006-07-22Trey, Mike and The Duo (G.R.A.B.) Soo Pass Ranch, Detroit Lakes, MNFor Marco Benevento.
2009-09-24Mike Gordon The Vogue Theatre, Indianapolis, IN
2009-10-04Mike Gordon Higher Ground, South Burlington, VT
2011-10-14Trey Anastasio Band The Fillmore Charlotte, Charlotte, NCFor a fan, Allison.
2013-05-11The Meter Men with Page McConnell The Ogden Theatre, Denver, CO
2014-02-04Trey Anastasio Band First Avenue, Minneapolis, MNSung to James Casey.
2014-02-07Trey Anastasio Band House of Blues, New Orleans, LAFor Russ Lawton.
"Happy Birthday to You" was teased at the following shows:
Show Date Artist Song (Tease Type) Venue
1988-07-12Phish Peaches en Regalia (Quote) Sam's Tavern, Burlington, VT
1989-06-10Phish You Enjoy Myself (Tease) The Living Room, Providence, RI
1989-09-14Phish David Bowie (Tease) MacPhie Pub, Tufts University, Medford, MA
1990-05-11Phish Ya Mar (Tease) The Living Room, Providence, RI
1990-06-16Phish Ya Mar (Tease) Townshend Family Park, Townshend, VT
1990-06-16Phish Suzy Greenberg (Tease) Townshend Family Park, Townshend, VT
1991-02-15Phish Ya Mar (Tease) The Colonial Theatre, Keene, NH
1991-02-19Phish David Bowie (Tease) The Bayou, Washington, DC
1991-02-19Phish Weekapaug Groove (Tease) The Bayou, Washington, DC
1991-05-19Phish (Tease) Salisbury School, Salisbury, CT
1991-07-13Phish You Enjoy Myself (Tease) Berkshire Performing Arts Center, Lenox, MA
1992-04-21Phish Weekapaug Groove (Tease) Redwood Acres Fairgrounds, Eureka, CA
1992-05-17Phish Love You (Tease) Achilles Rink, Union College, Schenectady, NY
1993-02-19Phish David Bowie (Tease) Roxy Theatre, Atlanta, GA
1993-02-19Phish Ya Mar (Tease) Roxy Theatre, Atlanta, GA
1993-02-19Phish Love You (Tease) Roxy Theatre, Atlanta, GA
1993-03-30Phish (Tease) Hilton Ballroom, Eugene, OR
1994-05-17Phish Maze (Tease) The Arlington Theatre, Santa Barbara, CA
1997-07-31Phish Weekapaug Groove (Tease) Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountain View, CA
1999-05-07Trey Anastasio Band Last Tube (Tease) American Theater, St. Louis, MO
1999-09-29Phish (Tease) Pyramid Arena, Memphis, TN
2000-02-24Trey Anastasio, B.B. King and The Roots (Tease) Grand Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, CA
2003-07-26Phish You Enjoy Myself (Tease) HiFi Buys Amphitheatre, Atlanta, GA
2006-07-06Trey, Mike and The Duo (G.R.A.B.) Dragonfly (Tease) Tweeter Center, Mansfield, MA
2006-07-11Trey, Mike and The Duo (G.R.A.B.) Shine (Tease) Ford Pavilion at Montage Mountain, Scranton, PA
2009-03-08Phish Contact (Jam) Hampton Coliseum, Hampton, VA
2011-06-03Phish NICU (Tease) DTE Energy Music Theater, Clarkston, MI
2011-06-03Phish Down with Disease (Tease) DTE Energy Music Theater, Clarkston, MI
2011-06-08Phish Also Sprach Zarathustra (Tease) Darien Lake Performing Arts Center, Darien Center, NY

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