Trey teased Jean Pierre in Weekapaug. Prior to Bike, Trey introduced Fish as "Phil Collins" and joked that Fish would perform an ancient unknown version of  "Suss-Sussudio." BBFCFM included a jam based on the Brady Bunch theme.

Theme from The Brady Bunch jam in Big Black Furry Creature from Mars, Jean Pierre tease in Weekapaug Groove
Debut Years (Average: 1987)

This show was part of the "1990 Tour"

Show Reviews

, attached to 1990-04-07

Review by TheEmu

TheEmu To me, the highlight of the show is an amusing Bike, where Fishman is introduced by Trey thusly:

Trey: "Ladies and Gentlemen, sucking on the sac-vac of Boulder..."
Page: "His majesty, Phil Collins!"
Trey: "Ladies and Gentleman, Phil Collins will now perform Su-Su-Sudio!"
Fish: "Bike."
Trey: "He will now perform an ancient, unknown version of Su-Su-Sudio!"

It's a good rendition of Bike, and Fishman admits before the vacuum solo that "this song is just an excuse..."

That being said, if the highlight of the show is Bike, there are probably some issues, and this show has quite a few of 'em. It starts with a decent David Bowie and heads downhill from there, with some pretty bad slop in I Am Hydrogen, Bold As Love, Runaway Jim (with some old lyrics) Foam and YEM. Squirming Coil isn't sloppy, though. It's a total train wreck.

There are a few decently played tunes, (Weekapaug, Tweezer) but it's pretty weak. Some of my opinion may be affected by the recording speed on the first set, which gives it a little of the old chipmunk treatment. But speedy tape or not, it's a pretty messy show, IMO. 2 Stars.
, attached to 1990-04-07

Review by thelot

thelot The sound quality for night 2 of El Dorado leaves a lot to be desired. Not only are there multiple cassette generations in the source lineage, but the pitch is pretty sharp as well. The quality is similar for the second set but fortunately the pitch is correct.

It sounds like less people showed up for night 2. Apparently, this was the last night the bar was open for the season. Things heat up right out of the gate with a rockin’ Bowie. Pretty straightforward version overall but enjoyable nonetheless. Decent Bag tonight. The jams always sound a little more intense when the pitch is sharp. Possum rips! Mike’s Groove closes out a nice first set. Groove was shredastic!

Set 2 kicks off with Golgi. Forbin>Mockingbird follows. This version features a brief narration. Bitch through Fee continues the setlist flow similar to something seen late ‘88 through early ‘89. The second version of Runaway Jim breaks the streak of old school tunes. This version still features the original verse. Foam and YEM are both solid. The vocal jam cuts at the end. The first Bike since 10/13/89 is up next. Trey welcomes his Majesty Phil Collins to suck on the Sac-Vac of Boulder to an ancient unknown version of Suss-Sussudio. lol Unfortunately, the Harpua closer is cut from the recording, as is BBFCFM. The levels drop off quite a bit for Contact. Only 2 repeats played over the two night stand.
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