Monday 08/20/2012 by lumpblockclod


It's time for the Mystery Jam here at Pauly Edition! This MJ was hand picked by one of the members of the Mystery Jam Faculty and seven-time winner, @pauly7917. As usual, we will be playing for an MP3 download, courtesy of our friends at / Nugs.Net. The rules haven't changed: you need to correctly identify the song and the date to win. Post your guess in the comments. One guess per person per day (with the second “day” starting after I post the hint). A hint will be posted on Tuesday (if necessary) and the answer will be posted on Wednesday. Good luck...

Wednesday Answer: congratulations to Kipmat for nailing down the 5/23/88 "Light Up or Leave Me Alone." For a minute there I thought Pauly was going to strike gold on his first MJ but, as the Blog has experienced many times before, it only takes one person to solve even the hardest Mystery Jam. See you all on Monday...


, comment by Doktahgonzo
Doktahgonzo Some serious 3.0 action going on here. ;)
, comment by Vaudvillain
Vaudvillain Bowie Early-Mid 90s
, comment by metawhy
metawhy sounds more like an early 1.0 YEM to me...
, comment by pauly
pauly nice selection!
, comment by mcgrupp81
mcgrupp81 5/25/88 Whipping Post
, comment by RoundMound
RoundMound 07/15/1994 Bowie
, comment by mcgrupp81
mcgrupp81 I at least have it as 5/25 but I guess it's 5/24 officially?
, comment by dr_strangelove
dr_strangelove holy cow, that was awesome

05/08/1993 Bowie?
, comment by Harryshappyplace
Harryshappyplace sounds like an 80's antelope.
, comment by klinkerphish
klinkerphish Split Open and Melt 6-9-95?
, comment by AllThingsReconsidered
AllThingsReconsidered 1988-05-24 Whipping Post
, comment by lostboy01
lostboy01 Whipping Post 9.8.88
, comment by homerk
homerk Antelope 5-26-94
, comment by earlytimes
earlytimes Def agree early to mid 90's Bowie and something I've heard...want to say 92, thinking 5/8/93 is too obvious but will give another listen.
, comment by colforbn2001
colforbn2001 sounds like page on the electric piano? if so, can't be 93 or later
, comment by phootyjon
phootyjon 4.17.1992 Bowie
, comment by Fitz2001
Fitz2001 Mike's Song 10-25-1995
, comment by MomaDan
MomaDan Its 80's Phish guys. I'm hearing either Bowie or Antelope
, comment by bbaggins
bbaggins I don't know, but I got chills just listening to it. That is some serious rocking by trey
, comment by atrainlongisland
atrainlongisland David Bowie 10/26/89 Wetlands
, comment by djcampfirepants
djcampfirepants Run Like an Antelope 11/30/89
, comment by Poizon45
Poizon45 Burnt my finger on this one it was so hot...I'll guess...

05-13-89, Whipping Post.
, comment by MiguelSanchez
MiguelSanchez Sounds like Bowie but I think that's a red herring...
, comment by Jackaroe
Jackaroe That is why I listen to Phish.
, comment by ucpete
ucpete @MiguelSanchez said:
Sounds like Bowie but I think that's a red herring...
It's a total trap. It's not in the right key for YEM, Bowie, or Antelope... which are the three I can place this in. Then again, back then especially, what the hell did which key it was *supposed* to be in matter anyway? Also, if it's from the 80s there's a decent chance the tapes are sped up or slowed down, throwing the intended key out the window. I swear I've heard this before but I can't find it in my collection...
, comment by ucpete
ucpete There's a short tease in there, but the tease chart is leading me astray right now... it might not be annotated (yet!).
, comment by ucpete
ucpete Sounds like an '89 Bowie with an unannotated Woody Woodpecker tease. I give up. My shot in the dark for the day is: David Bowie 2/6/89.
, comment by forbin1
forbin1 3/11/88 Bowie
, comment by docgonzo1972
docgonzo1972 5/20/89 Bowie
, comment by shearer
shearer 3/13/89 Bowie Set 1 closer
, comment by kipmat
kipmat Light Up Or Leave Me Alone 5/23/88. Whew!
, comment by WayIFeel
WayIFeel 5.26.89 YEM. Wow! Now this is why Phish 1.0 made it to 3.0
, comment by Brother
Brother Wow, I wonder if Trey listened to this would he say "shit, I wanna play like that guy!"
, comment by Fitz2001
Fitz2001 Mikes Song 4/5/90 Boulder CO
, comment by seth2112
seth2112 frankenstein. i need help with the date!
, comment by amysfarmer
amysfarmer SOAMelt, 5/16/92.
, comment by ucpete
ucpete Well it's definitely Light up or Leave Me Alone... I have the 5/23/88 labeled as 5/25/88 in my collection...
, comment by herbpowell
herbpowell 2.23.90 Weekapaug
, comment by kozb4209
kozb4209 1989-11-16 frakenstein
, comment by markhood
markhood 10-17-1990 Bowie
, comment by Ravinus
Ravinus Definitely late 80's. sounds like whipping post, bowie or antelope. I'm sure that's already been said.
, comment by mikegordonshair
mikegordonshair David Bowie 10/31/89
, comment by Phacemelter
Phacemelter David Bowie 11/03/1989 Set 2 Opener in Portland Maine. Some Serious Fall Tour Juices Flowing Here.
, comment by Phacemelter
Phacemelter Some weird thinking, but Jam 111, 1+1+1=3, so i came up with 11/3.... Bowie with Antelope Style Jammin'. Fingers Crossed as this is my first guess on MJM
, comment by MiguelSanchez
MiguelSanchez nice pick pauly. pulled one out that i've never heard before. gonna have to look this one up and get a taste of the whole jam. is it time for an 80's kick? i haven't dug that far back in some time....
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