|Originally Performed By||Bill Monroe|
|Vocals||Trey, Fish and Page|
|Recommended Versions||1994-11-30, 1994-12-29, 1995-11-29|
Phish has incorporated music with bluegrass influences nearly since their beginning, debuting “My Sweet One” in 1989. But it was not until they had been together for some time that they finally broke down and performed some of the bluegrass canon. “Long Journey Home” (or “Two-Dollar Bill”) is one of those classics. Phish played this one in their parking lot jam (11/19/94) and at each of the shows featuring the Reverend Jeff Mosier on banjo (11/16/94 – 11/20/94.) When Reverend Jeff left the tour, “Long Journey Home” made a few more appearances, check out 11/30/94 for an example. After that, the tune surfaced occasionally, sometimes acoustic, sometimes electric. To date, the last version played (11/29/95) was a musical standout, as Béla Fleck sat in on banjo.
Phish.net is a non-commercial project run by Phish fans and for Phish fans under the auspices of the all-volunteer, non-profit Mockingbird Foundation.
This project serves to compile, preserve, and protect encyclopedic information about Phish and their music.
The Mockingbird Foundation is a non-profit organization founded by Phish fans in 1996 to generate charitable proceeds from the Phish community.
And since we're entirely volunteer – with no office, salaries, or paid staff – administrative costs are less than 2% of revenues! So far, we've distributed over $1,000,000 to support music education for children – hundreds of grants in all 50 states, with more on the way.