Lizards was dedicated to Cilla for cooking the band spaghetti before the show. Whipping Post included DEG teases and BBFCFM featured a Sailor's Hornpipe tease. I Didn't Know featured Fish on trombone.
Jam Chart Versions
Dave's Energy Guide tease in Whipping Post, Sailor's Hornpipe tease in Big Black Furry Creature from Mars
Debut Years (Average: 1986)

This show was part of the "1988 Tour"

Show Reviews

, attached to 1988-11-03

Review by Powderhound

Powderhound My first show. Some girls that joined me for lots of other bands around that time were going to this show on my recommendation Sara's birthday. I can't recall the details but I did not ride with them and was going to meet them there. The college buddies I rode with kept screwing around on campus, ("I need to get jacket", "I need to stop by so and so's", "I left my pot in my room", "Let's have a beer here first" etc. etc.) We got there so damn late I think we paid the cover charge, ($5 ?), and walked in to the end of "I Didn't Know" and the start of BBFCFM. Same crew of guys screwing around again made us miss the first show at the Paradise a couple months later, (although we had no idea the band was bringing down a busload of friends). I made damn sure I was at the next Paradise gig early after those massive screwups! Oh yeah, and apparently Sara yelled at the band to say happy birthday several times. Then missed when they finally did. And yelled for it again. She was wasted! When I got there and asked the girls how the show had been, they said, "Kinda weird band but really fun! They played a great song about a Moose or something with Antlers!"
, attached to 1988-11-03

Review by DemandOpener

DemandOpener Do you like well played versions of every song you see in this setlist? You do? Then check out 9-24-88 or 10-29-88.

This show is unremarkable in almost every way. It's not bad under any circumstances, but this is nothing that the band hadn't played before in terms of adventurism.

If you're desperate to hear more notes from 1988, I suppose the Fire and Possum are worth listening to, as well as a decent, early Foam.
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