|Originally Performed By||Phish|
The inbred half-brother of “Anarchy” this tune is just as socially dysfunctional as its noisy sibling. Why? Because it’s the exact same song – Fishman’s balls-to-the-walls drumming propelling the machine gun fire of Trey’s chords into the audience, surely leaving some casualties. However, instead of screaming “Anarchy!” over and over, the band screams – you guessed it – “Revolution!” This was only known to have been played twice, on 4/6/85 and 10/17/85, in both instances preceding a rendition of the band’s more familiar “Anarchy.” Not even a joke song of its own, but rather a joke on a joke-song, the real revolution may have happened if Phish had subjected their regular audience to this on a regular basis. Who needs revolution when there’s already widespread anarchy?
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.