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Performances Song History

You Gotta See Mama Every Night

Music: Con Conrad

Lyrics: Billy Rose

Vocals: Harry Jones (Trey’s grandfather)

Original Artist: Con Conrad and Billy Rose

Debut: 1993-03-16

Historian: Craig DeLucia

Con Conrad and Billy Rose, who gained notoriety working with George Gershwin and other legends in the 1930s, wrote this Dixieland jazz number back in 1922. Phish has only performed the song once, in Phoenix on 3/16/93. The band serenaded Trey’s grandmother with her husband, Harry Jones, providing the lead vocals.

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