Tuesday 01/21/2014 by bl002e


Welcome to the 173rd edition of Phish.net's Mystery Jam Monday! (Or Tuesday.) Thanks to the very generous folks at Ghostlight Records, we have four Hands on a Hardbody CDs signed by Trey Anastasio that we're awarding Mystery Jam winners! Please read below for more information on this exciting prize, including updated prize rules relevant to the next few weeks:

Hands on a Hardbody was adapted for the Broadway stage from the 1997 documentary directed by S.R. Bindler, and garnered a Tony nod for “Best Original Score” for Trey and co-writer Amanda Green. Trey’s work on the show also got him two Drama Desk Award nominations, he and Green for “Outstanding Music”, and his collaboration with Don Hart for “Outstanding Orchestration”.

A music video, in part culled from the album recording sessions, that shows Trey in the studio working with the cast, caught the attention of and premiered alongside interviews on rollingstone.com. In one of their articles “Exclusive: Phish’s Trey Anastasio Talks About His First Musical,” Trey speaks of his musical writing experience as “certainly affecting future songwriting” for him. For fans of Trey Anastasio and fans of Phish, interested in brand new material, as well as the growing and changing artist in Trey, it may be of interest to hear his work in this different medium.

As mentioned above, the prize rules will change a bit over the next several weeks. We will be awarding the CDs to the next four unique winners. Therefore, if the winner of a previous CD is the first to correctly identify a subsequent mystery jam while we're still giving away CDs, they will win that week's MP3 download, but the CD prize will carry over to the next week's contest. We'll continue running the contest this way until all four CDs have been won. Per usual, this week's winner will receive an MP3 download courtesy of our friends at LivePhish.com / Nugs.Net. Previous MJM emeriti @RabeldyNugs and @pauly will be eligible to win a CD; however, their MP3 prize would carry over to the following week's contest.

To win, be the first person to identify the song and date of the mystery jam clip. Each person gets one guess per day, with the second “day” starting after I post the hint. A hint will be posted on Tuesday Wednesday if necessary, with the answer to follow on Wednesday Thursday. Good luck!

Answer: @mcgrupp81 joins the five-win club, not fooled by the minor-key segment in the middle of the 5/17/92 Harry Hood jam (note that this linked PhishTracks version and the one used in the clip seem to have different tape speeds), and becomes the first winner of the Trey-signed Hands on a Hardbody CD! Check back on Monday for another chance to win one of the three remaining CDs.

LivePhish.com All-Time MJM Results


, comment by dogogbyn
dogogbyn My first impression is that it's a Bowie, though my first impressions are usually off. To the tapes!
, comment by drucifer
drucifer tweexer 7-6-13
, comment by Bozo3
Bozo3 Stash 10-10-1999
, comment by perpg
perpg bowie 10/31/94 (wild guess. RIP professor)
, comment by Doctor_Smarty
Doctor_Smarty 12/30/95 David Bowie
, comment by My_Powerful_Mind
My_Powerful_Mind Page's piano sounds electric to me on this. If this is true, we're looking at pre 93.
, comment by JesusFreak
JesusFreak 12/01/92
, comment by JesusFreak
JesusFreak oops 12/01/92 Bowie :)
, comment by MiguelSanchez
MiguelSanchez I'm a bit stumped by I'll throw the 11/14/98 Bowie out there. Bowie seems too obvious for suck a slick prize!!
, comment by MiguelSanchez
MiguelSanchez ^should but not by up there. iPhone'ed
, comment by MiguelSanchez
MiguelSanchez Sweet Jesus...the word be should be in that last post. I'm giving up on grammar tonight!!
, comment by Jaybp30
Jaybp30 4-16-02 Bowie.
, comment by Brandonclick77
Brandonclick77 6/19/95 Bowie?
, comment by stevemott
stevemott 12/2/94 Stash
, comment by Blackeydsloth
Blackeydsloth 9/19/99 Stash
, comment by itsice1
itsice1 02/16/2003 bowie
, comment by MiguelSanchez
MiguelSanchez @Brandonclick77 said:
6/19/95 Bowie?
That one crossed my mind, and I'll be pissed if you're right!!
, comment by mcgrupp81
mcgrupp81 5/17/92 Hood
, comment by TwiceBitten
TwiceBitten 4/26/96 Bowie
, comment by UbiquitousSmokey
UbiquitousSmokey @mcgrupp81 said:
5/17/92 Hood
was about to post this, thought i was going to have my first win
, comment by The_Lawn_Boy
The_Lawn_Boy @MiguelSanchez said:
I'm a bit stumped by I'll throw the 11/14/98 Bowie out there. Bowie seems too obvious for suck a slick prize!!
I don't wanna suck a slick prize
, comment by newbornelph
newbornelph Hoods my first thought...hmmm.

, comment by WayIFeel
WayIFeel 4.24.94 Bowie
I give up.
, comment by MiguelSanchez
MiguelSanchez @The_Lawn_Boy said:
@MiguelSanchez said:
I'm a bit stumped by I'll throw the 11/14/98 Bowie out there. Bowie seems too obvious for suck a slick prize!!
I don't wanna suck a slick prize
My posting in this weeks mj was plagued with examples of why one should not .net on an iPhone.
, comment by Icculus96
Icculus96 7-25-03 Harry Hood
, comment by akjed
akjed David Bowie 11-25-1998
, comment by slpingmnky
slpingmnky David Bowie 7/31/99
, comment by Ravinus
Ravinus I'm feeling a Timber Ho from the late 90's.
, comment by SkyTrainWand
SkyTrainWand Sounds like a maybe a Bowie from 1993 or earlier. Page has that old electric piano sound
, comment by chillingthrillingsounds
chillingthrillingsounds 11/16/97 Timber (Jerry)
, comment by mcgrupp81
mcgrupp81 Love Spring '92. I sought out the 5/17 for the Possum and wasn't disappointed. It's my all time favorite and I read a review awhile back that Trey was telling a fan the next day that it was the best Possum the band had played to date. Imagine being one of the lucky 2000 or so people who were able to bear witness to that show.
, comment by Ruckerferd4242
Ruckerferd4242 Bowie 6-30-00
, comment by FifthAvenuePhish
FifthAvenuePhish Whatever you do...DO NOT drink a pot of coffee...and then try to figure this out. It seems like it should be so easy...but thats what make it so hard!
, comment by FifthAvenuePhish
FifthAvenuePhish Bowie 11/4/1998
, comment by akjed
akjed David Bowie 7-30-2009
, comment by standard
standard Sounds so much like the first few minutes of the 12/7/97 Timber jam. But it's not ;) Fishman's got too much high hat going on. And sounds like retro page. Sounds like Mikes jamming Timber and Fish is jamming Bowie. This is in the key of B flat, also like Timber. Halp
, comment by Lee_Fordham
Lee_Fordham Stash 11-14-95
, comment by standard
, comment by standard
standard dude no didn't know it had already been guessed wtf
, comment by lawsuit
lawsuit I didn't even know there was a recording of the musical available.
, comment by uctweezer
uctweezer I go on vacation and this awesomeness starts while I'm gone? And @mcgrupp81 ties me in the all-time standings? I need to step my game up.

And Dan is right, 5/17/92 is a SICK show. LOVE that Machine Gun Trey-laden Brother too (and obvi the tease-filled Possum) -- the Brother and Possum circulate in SBD quality... at least according to my collection. See y'all tomorrow for round 2...
, comment by BigDudeInTheDoorway
BigDudeInTheDoorway That last chord sound like "it's ice"
, comment by BigDudeInTheDoorway
BigDudeInTheDoorway Nevermind somehow I listened to the wrong MMJ
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