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Performances Song History

Take the 'A' Train has not been seen in 887 Phish shows.
It was played at 6.92% of live shows.
There have been 1718 shows since the live debut.
Take the 'A' Train has been played, on average, once every 14 shows.
Since its debut, Take the 'A' Train has been played, on average, every 15 shows.
It was played 118 time(s) at the following show(s):

Show Date Venue Gap Set Song Before Song After Notes Comments
1987-04-29 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 63 2 DEG Halley'sFirst known Phish performance; Jeff Friedberg on saxophone.  (0)
1987-10-14 Hunt's, Burlington, VT 17 1 Peaches YEM (0)
1987-10-31 Sculpture Room, Goddard College, Plainfield, VT 5 2 Peaches Timber (0)
1987-11-18 Hunt's, Burlington, VT 1 1 Peaches Golgi (0)
1987-11-19 Hunt's, Burlington, VT 1 3 Harpua Camel Walk (0)
1988-01-27 Gallagher's, Waitsfield, VT 4 1 Alumni GTBT (0)
1988-02-08 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 3 1 Funky Bitch Golgi (0)
1988-02-20 St. Lawrence University, Canton, NY 2 1 Peaches Possum (0)
1988-03-11 The Base Lodge, Stearns Hall, Johnson State College, Johnson, VT 4 1 Sneakin' Sally YEM (0)
1988-03-31 Kenny's Castaways, New York, NY 5 1 Mockingbird Fire (0)
1988-05-14 Goddard College, Plainfield, VT 15 1 Alumni *** Carl Boyle on saxophone.  (0)
1988-05-15 Beecher Hill Farm, Hinesburg, VT 1 2 Peaches JJLC (0)
1988-05-21 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 1 3 Cities Curtain With (0)
1988-05-23 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 2 1 *** Golgi (0)
1988-06-15 The Front, Burlington, VT 5 2 Dinner and a Movie GTBTLondon Bridge Is Falling Down and Theme from The Brady Bunch teases. (0)
1988-06-20 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 3 3 Satin Doll > PossumTheme from The Flintstones tease. (0)
1988-07-12 Sam's Tavern, Burlington, VT 8 2 Blue Bossa Timber (0)
1988-07-28 The Roma, Telluride, CO 4 2 Lizards Corinna (0)
1988-07-29 The Roma, Telluride, CO 1 3 Curtis Loew McGruppTheme from The Flintstones tease. (0)
1988-08-03 Fly Me to the Moon Saloon, Telluride, CO 2 2 La Grange Whipping Post (0)
1988-08-04 The Roma, Telluride, CO 1 1 Sloth Poor Heart (0)
1988-08-05 The Roma, Telluride, CO 1 1 Cities Funky BitchLondon Bridge Is Falling Down tease. (0)
1988-08-13 The Front, Burlington, VT 5 1 Bag Forbin's (0)
1988-08-22 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 4 1 *** Satin Doll (0)
1988-08-27 Food Court, Mont Alto Campus, Penn State University, Mont Alto, PA 2 1 Mike's Golgi (0)
1988-09-12 Sam's Tavern, Burlington, VT 6 1 Shaggy Dog FeeLondon Bridge Is Falling Down tease. (0)
1988-09-22 Campus Pub, Binghamton College, Binghamton, NY 3 1 McGrupp Fluffhead (0)
1988-09-24 Humphries House (The Zoo), Amherst College, Amherst, MA 1 1 La Grange Divided (0)
1988-10-29 Sculpture Room, Goddard College, Plainfield, VT 2 2 Mike's Fire (0)
1988-11-03 Molly's Cafe, Boston, MA 1 2 Bold As Love Antelope (0)
1988-11-05 Hamilton College, Clinton, NY 2 1 Possum Golgi (0)
1988-11-11 Old Stone Church, Newmarket, NH 1 1 Fluffhead Bowie (0)
1988-12-02 Molly's Cafe, Boston, MA 1 1 Bold As Love Divided (0)
1988-12-09 Sheehan's, Northampton, MA 1 1 *** *** (0)
1989-01-26 The Paradise, Boston, MA 10 1 Lizards Sanity (0)
1989-02-06 The Front, Burlington, VT 4 2 Sanity GolgiTheme from Woody Woodpecker tease. (0)
1989-02-11 Sheehan's, Northampton, MA 3 1 Sloth *** (0)
1989-02-17 Old Stone Church, Newmarket, NH 1 1 Golgi Alumni (0)
1989-03-03 Living and Learning Center, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 6 2 SOAMelt Bowie (0)
1989-03-04 The Wetlands Preserve, New York, NY 1 1 *** IDK (0)
1989-03-13 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 3 2 Sanity Possum (0)
1989-03-24 The Paradise, Boston, MA 2 1 If I Only Had a Brain Bowie (0)
1989-05-01 Pearl Street Ballroom, Northampton, MA 18 1 Alumni SOAMeltSailor's Hornpipe tease. (0)
1989-05-05 Sigma Phi House, Hamilton College, Clinton, NY 2 2 IDK GTBT (0)
1989-05-13 The Orange Grove, Syracuse, NY 6 1 Walk Away SOAMelt (0)
1989-05-20 Northfield/Mt. Hermon School Gymnasium, Northfield, MA 4 2 Contact BowieTheme from Popeye tease. (0)
1989-05-27 Alpha Delta Phi Fraternity, Trinity College, Hartford, CT 3 1 YEM Fluffhead (0)
1989-05-28 Ian McLean's Party, Connie Condon's Farm, Hebron, NY 1 2 Peaches PossumUnknown saxophone player named "Paul." Dixie tease. (0)
1989-08-12 Burlington Boathouse, Burlington, VT 12 1 Donna Lee *** (0)
1989-08-19 Collis Center, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 4 2 SOAMelt Divided (0)
1989-11-09 Mission Park Dining Hall, Williams College, Williamstown, MA 31 1 YEM > GTBTFrankenstein tease. (0)
1989-11-10 Sigma Phi House, Hamilton College, Clinton, NY 1 e2 *** AntelopeTheme from The Flintstones tease. (0)
1989-11-18 23 East Caberet, Ardmore, PA 3 1 YEM Bag (0)
1989-11-30 The Paradise, Boston, MA 1 2 SOAMelt SuzyTheme from Popeye and Dixie teases. (0)
1989-12-07 8x10 Club, Baltimore, MD 6 1 YEM Bag (0)
1989-12-09 Huden Dining Hall, Castleton State College, Castleton, VT 2 2 *** Fluffhead (0)
1989-12-15 Ukrainian National Home, New York, NY 1 1 *** Golgi (0)
1990-02-08 The Jade Elephant, Richmond, VA 21 1 Walk Away *** (0)
1990-02-09 Chameleon Club, Lancaster, PA 1 2 Wilson AlumniTheme from Brazil tease. (0)
1990-02-24 The Bayou, Washington, DC 7 1 Antelope *** Theme from The Flintstones, Theme from Popeye, and Theme from The Brady Bunch teases. (0)
1990-03-02 The Chance, Poughkeepsie, NY 3 1 Foam Forbin's (0)
1990-03-08 Aiko's, Saratoga Springs, NY 4 1 Suzy Antelope (0)
1990-03-11 The Front, Burlington, VT 3 2 Dinner and a Movie Sloth (0)
1990-03-28 Beta Intramural Hockey Team Party, Denison University, Granville, OH 4 1 Suzy Runaway Jim (0)
1990-04-04 Quigley's, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 4 1 Walk Away PossumTheme from Woody Woodpecker tease. (0)
1990-04-07 El Dorado Café, Crested Butte, CO 3 2 Funky Bitch Bold As Love (0)
1990-04-12 The Inferno, Steamboat Springs, CO 3 1 YEM Cavern (0)
1990-04-18 Herman's Hideaway, Denver, CO 3 1 MSO Possum (0)
1990-04-20 Ramskeller, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 2 1 *** DividedTheme from Popeye tease. (0)
1990-05-11 The Living Room, Providence, RI 15 e *** BBFCFM (0)
1990-05-15 Hamilton College, Clinton, NY 3 2 *** Tweezer (0)
1990-05-23 The Library, Richmond, VA 2 2 McGrupp Antelope (0)
1990-06-01 The Cotton Club, Atlanta, GA 6 1 *** Reba (0)
1990-06-05 Cat's Cradle, Chapel Hill, NC 2 1 Suzy Bowie (0)
1990-06-09 The Wetlands Preserve, New York, NY 4 e *** ContactDixie tease. (0)
1990-09-13 The Wetlands Preserve, New York, NY 4 2 Buried Alive -> SparksBuried Alive tease. (0)
1990-10-13 Greenstreets, Columbia, SC 22 1 Uncle Pen Carolina (0)
1990-11-28 Clement's Brew Pub, Syracuse, NY 24 2 Possum Mike's (0)
1991-02-16 The Marquee, New York, NY 18 1 Cavern Landlady (0)
1991-03-13 Boulder Theater, Boulder, CO 15 e *** BBFCFM (0)
1991-03-23 The Inferno, Steamboat Springs, CO 5 e *** BBFCFM (0)
1991-03-29 DNA Lounge, San Francisco, CA 3 1 Lizards Mike's (0)
1991-04-03 Britt Ballroom, Southern Oregon State College, Ashland, OR 3 2 CDT MSO (0)
1991-04-05 Starry Night, Portland, OR 2 1 Cavern > RebaTheme from Popeye tease. (0)
1991-04-19 Nietzsche’s, Buffalo, NY 8 2 Coil > Antelope (0)
1991-04-25 Field House, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH 4 e *** Highway to Hell (0)
1991-05-03 Somerville Theatre, Somerville, MA 4 e *** BBFCFM (0)
1991-05-10 Page Commons Room, Student Center, Colby College, Waterville, ME 3 e *** Highway to Hell (0)
1991-05-17 Campus Club, Providence, RI 4 1 Weekapaug *** Carl Gerhard on trumpet.  (0)
1991-05-18 The Marquee, New York, NY 1 2 Stash MSO (0)
1991-07-18 Hampton Casino Ballroom, Hampton Beach, NH 7 1 Stash CavernGiant Country Horns.  (0)
1991-09-30 The Dugout Lounge, Ohio University, Athens, OH 15 1 Sparkle Llama (0)
1991-10-12 Roseland Theater, Portland, OR 8 2 CDT Dinner and a Movie (0)
1991-10-23 Chuy's, Tempe, AZ 6 e *** *** (0)
1991-10-27 Elk Ballroom, Telluride, CO 3 2 Destiny Antelope (0)
1991-11-01 Gothic Theatre, Englewood, CO 4 2 Weekapaug TelaDixie tease. (0)
1991-11-07 Tipitina's, New Orleans, LA 3 2 Bowie HYHU JamThe Aquarium Rescue Unit. Dixie tease. (0)
1991-11-10 Music Farm, Charleston, SC 3 2 Suzy SOAMelt (0)
1991-11-14 Cat's Cradle, Chapel Hill, NC 3 2 Tweezer > HYHUCharlie Chan signal at the end. Frosty the Snowman and We Wish You a Merry Christmas teases. (0)
1991-11-24 Webster Hall, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 8 2 CDT YEM (0)
1992-03-14 Roseland Ballroom, New York, NY 12 1 CDT Mike's (0)
1992-03-21 Chestnut Cabaret, Philadelphia, PA 4 2 Suzy My FriendSimpsons signal.  (0)
1992-03-31 The Blue Note, Columbia, MO 8 1 Reba LlamaDixie tease. (0)
1992-04-05 The Fox Theatre, Boulder, CO 4 2 Cold as Ice Runaway JimDixie tease. (0)
1992-04-13 After the Gold Rush, Tempe, AZ 5 1 Foam Bowie (0)
1992-04-22 Hilton Ballroom, Eugene, OR 7 e *** Rocky Top (0)
1992-04-29 First Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 4 1 Bouncin' BowieYield Not to Temptation and Theme from Popeye teases. (0)
1992-05-06 St. Andrew's Hall, Detroit, MI 6 2 HYHU Golgi (0)
1992-07-14 The Boathouse, Norfolk, VA 23 2 YEM Tweeprise (0)
1992-08-17 The Coach House, San Juan Capistrano, CA 20 2 HYHU Somewhere Over the RainbowTheme from The Flintstones and Somewhere Over the Rainbow jams. (0)
1992-11-21 Pritchard Gym, SB Sports Complex, SUNY Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY 13 2 HYHU > Llama (0)
1992-11-27 The Capitol Theatre, Port Chester, NY 4 2 Faht Cavern (0)
1992-12-03 Bogart's, Cincinnati, OH 5 2 HYHU CavernDixie tease. (0)
1992-12-30 Symphony Hall, Springfield, MA 12 2 HYHU LlamaBlue Monk tease. (0)
1993-02-12 Mid-Hudson Civic Center, Poughkeepsie, NY 10 1 IDK Antelope (0)
1993-05-05 Palace Theatre, Albany, NY 59 e Cavern > Cavern (0)
1993-08-16 American Theater, St. Louis, MO 31 2 BBJ GTBT (0)
1994-04-13 Beacon Theatre, New York, NY 19 2 Fee -> BowieDixie tease. (0)
Take the 'A' Train was also performed the following 9 times:
Show Date Artist Venue Notes
1991-01-27Johnny B. Fishman Jazz Ensemble Nectar's, Burlington, VT
1993-06-10Jazz Mandolin Project Last Elm Cafe, Burlington, VT
1994-01-13Bad Hat Last Elm Cafe, Burlington, VT
1994-01-24Bad Hat Granny Killian’s, Portland, ME
1994-02-16Bad Hat Alliot Hall, St. Michael's College, Colchester, VT
1994-02-23Bad Hat Gamut Room, Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT
1994-09-10Bad Hat Portland Performing Arts Center, Portland, ME
1996-01-24Bad Hat Christ Church, Presbyterian, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT
1999-06-08Vermont Jazz All-Stars Higher Ground, Winooski, VT
"Take the 'A' Train" was performed on the following dates that do not count for statistical purposes:
Show Date Venue Gap Set Song Before Song After Notes
1990-06-17 Wendell Studios, Boston, MA --- 1 Alumni In a Mellow Tone (0)
"Take the 'A' Train" was teased at the following shows:
Show Date Artist Song (Tease Type) Venue
1987-02-21Phish Blue Monk (Tease) Slade Hall, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT
1989-05-13Phish David Bowie (Tease) The Orange Grove, Syracuse, NY
1989-05-20Phish David Bowie (Tease) Northfield/Mt. Hermon School Gymnasium, Northfield, MA
1989-11-16Phish David Bowie (Tease) Pearl Street Ballroom, Northampton, MA
1990-04-04Phish Possum (Tease) Quigley's, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO
1990-05-23Phish Run Like an Antelope (Tease) The Library, Richmond, VA
1990-06-05Phish David Bowie (Tease) Cat's Cradle, Chapel Hill, NC
1991-05-18Phish David Bowie (Tease) The Marquee, New York, NY
1992-04-13Phish David Bowie (Tease) After the Gold Rush, Tempe, AZ
1993-02-12Phish Run Like an Antelope (Tease) Mid-Hudson Civic Center, Poughkeepsie, NY
1994-04-13Phish David Bowie (Tease) Beacon Theatre, New York, NY
1997-02-26Phish Jam (Tease) Longhorn, Stuttgart, Germany

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