Happy Birthday was sung by “Rocco” to Trey’s sister, Kristy. Possum included Fishin' Hole (aka The Andy Griffith Show theme) teases. The band asked the audience several times if anyone could give them a ride back to Burlington, as their van broke down on the road to Philadelphia. As with the encore the night before, Trey introduced Fish as “The King of Prussia.”
The Fishin' Hole tease in Possum
Debut Years (Average: 1987)

This show was part of the "1990 Tour"

Show Reviews

, attached to 1990-02-10

Review by thelot

thelot Beautiful Matrix recording for this show! Minor hiss during quite moments, but the levels are mixed perfectly! Maybe it’s me, but I felt Set 2 didn’t sound as bright as the first. However, it still sounds pretty damn good!

Set 1 opens with DaaM. Oh Kee Pah > Suzy keeps the energy up and is well played. Nice version of YEM with a solid B&D section and vocal jam. There was minor digi-noise present during parts of YEM. The vocal jam slides into a decent Gin. Trey calls out Tom who was present that night before launching into Bouncin’. There was a little slip up at the start, otherwise it was well played. Possum rips! Funny banter preceding Carolina about needing a ride back to Burlington after the show. Bowie took a more traditional approach tonight but was still very strong.

The second half opens with DJ Pierre Robert from 93.3 WMMR introducing the band and making some quick announcements. The band launches into a fiery La Grange to kick things off. A nice version of Esther cools things down before they rip into a solid version of Bag. Rocco is introduced to the stage to sing Trey’s sister Kristy a funky Happy Birthday. Trey dedicates Donna Lee to Kristy for her birthday. Strong Mike’s Groove to close out the set. Groove is the highlight of the trio per usual. I Didn’t Know shows up in the encore slot for the second night in a row. Of course “His Majesty the King of Prussia” delivers another fine vacuum solo tonight. The band burns the house down with Highway to Hell. Glenn Miller’s Moonlight Serenade plays over the PA to end the show.
, attached to 1990-02-10

Review by TheEmu

TheEmu Average show, with a little slop here and there. Dinner & A Movie, Bowie, and Hydrogen are all fairly messy. David Bowie is not a particularly good version, as in addition to the slop, Trey just gets stuck on a phrase which is repeated ad nauseum for most of the jam. It may be a tease, I'm not sure, but I didn't really care for the jam. On the other hand, Suzy, Contact, La Grange and Weekapaug were all decent, although the Suzy might be a little labored. I'll admit to getting a tear in my eye when Trey and "Rocco" sang Happy Birthday to Kristy. But, all in all, another average show, I think. 3 stars.
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