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Performances Song History Lyrics

T.V. Show

Music/Lyrics: Pollak

Vocals: The Dude of Life

Original Artist: The Dude of Life (with Phish)

Original Album: Crimes of the Mind (1994)

Debut: 1991-11-08

Historian: Dan Mielcarz (ColForbin)

An anthemic take on the melding of media and reality, “T.V. Show” was played only once, on 11/8/91. Perhaps in today’s age of reality TV the song could have caught on, but in 1991 it was an oddity. The song also appears on The Dude’s album Crimes of the Mind.

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