More Type II Trivia

11.20.09 (W.Rogell)

Last week’s contest seemed to be fun for the whole family, so let’s get in one more round before tour starts next week! The rules, re-posted from last week, are as follows:

Phish’s jamming has often been described in layman’s terms as ‘type I’ (contained jamming that adheres to song structures and chord progressions) and ‘type II’ (open jamming that leaves any semblance of the song it came from). Today’s game centers on Phish’s open jamming. Below are ten audio clips – each a few minutes long, and here is the task. You can gain 3 points per audio clip – 1 for identifying the year, 1 for identifying the song, and 1 for identifying the date – for a total of 30 possible points. The winner will win their choice of a “TAB and the Tabernacle” CD or Mike Gordon’s “Moss,” to be delivered in the near future. Please email your entries with ten numbered lines, one for each guess. All entries must be emailed to by 7 pm pacific on Friday (tomorrow) night. If multiple entries nail a perfect score, the earlier entry will take the prize. Without further ado, here are the audio clips. Good Luck!


6.27.10 (G.Lucas)

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8.7.10 (W.Rogell)

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6.16.09 (B.Kisida)

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Jam of the Day:

Bathtub Gin” 7.21.97 I

Here’s some funk to unwind from those crazy audio clips.




9.30.1995 Shoreline Amp, Mountain View, CA < Megaupload

9.30.1995 Shoreline Amp Mountain View, CA < Torrent asap

Shoreline '95 (T.Mosenfelder)

Fifteen years ago today, on Trey’s birthday, Phish visited Shoreline at the front end an extensive fall tour that would end in Lake Placid in mid-December.

I: My Friend, My Friend, Cars Trucks Buses, White Rabbit Jam^, Reba, Uncle Pen, Horn, Run Like an Antelope, I’m Blue, I’m Lonesome*, Sample in a Jar

II: Runaway Jim, The Fog That Surrounds, If I Could, Scent of a Mule, Mike’s Song > Keyboard Army, Weekapaug Groove > Suspicious Minds** > Hold Your Head Up, Cavern

^band chess game introduction, * acoustic, dedicated to Jerry Garcia, **debut

E: Amazing Grace, Good Times Bad Times

Source: Unknown

736 Responses to “More Type II Trivia”

  1. Mr.Palmer Says:

    Kaya- nice Tube in this 9.18.99. opioid dance party

  2. Mr.Miner Says:

    ooh. forgot blossom #line…that’s $$$$$

  3. dognamedwilson Says:

    One more hour of sowing seeds and chaffing wheat. Oh to be Prince Caspian and float upon the waves.


    Said more positively,

    In an hour I’ll be free and I’ll be splashin in the sea…

    …to take a stab at the quiz.

  4. kayatosh Says:

    9.18.99 tube was a nice ride. $$ on first blush. high;ly danceable. discofunk

    5 min into this 21 min (!) boogie on and it’s in no particular hurry to go anywhere, just skippin along, bouncy yet spacious. head bobber. getting more spacious . . dang page.

  5. kayatosh Says:

    this boogie on is ON!

  6. Mr.Palmer Says:

    Miner- you have a favorite ’99 show, excluding cypress? I always get dragged back to 12.11. Am i missing something that blows that away?

  7. kayatosh Says:

    7.25.99 and 9.28.99

  8. dognamedwilson Says:

    “feelin rich is better than actually being rich.”

    True dat

  9. Mr.Palmer Says:

    Interesting Kaya. I have neither of those shows but i have 7.24 and 9.29 . I’ll have to seek them out. Sources?

  10. kayatosh Says:


  11. Mr.Palmer Says:

    Nice Boogie On is right.

    Thanks for the link.

  12. sumodie Says:

    Mrs. Berzerker: Stop being melodramatic. Let’s talk abou tit the next time tour is announced. YOu must present some element of realism in your presentation.
    Me: So no video mash-up.
    Mrs. Berzerker: WTF is that?

    ^ Induced immediate laughing fit (see p. 23 for full read)

    Well said, @PBerzerker 8)

  13. ChefBradford Says:

    Mr Miner, I was wondering earlier today: what was the show, moment, performance, tape, whatever, that really got you hooked on Phish?

    What made you get IT?

    Just curious, sir

  14. kayatosh Says:

    re. 9.18.99 boogie on. love how at just before the 19 min mark they pull the boogie on theme right out of the aural morass. mind blowing.

    i know this is almost ancient history, but listened to 8.2.2009 last night for the first time. only listened to undermind, the first of the 6 or 7 tunes in set II with Billy K. sittin in. did not dig it. all do respect to billy K — but don’t clog up the well-oiled phish machine with oldness.

  15. kayatosh Says:

    i feel so dirty bashing billy K. i love him in 73 w/ the GD. $$$ drumming.

  16. sumodie Says:

    zzyzx lists his best/worst guest sit-ins here:

    (sure, Miner/the BB have covered this topic in the past, but zz’s latest still makes for an interesting read)

  17. Jtran Says:

    I like that I left to go watch some TV and everyone is still just listening to their own jams throwing out ratings on kaya’s system.

    And I was rating the Camden CDT at $$ in the whole scheme of Phish, not just 3.0. It’s a $$$ 3.0 jam for sure.

    Must seek out 7/25/99 I think.

  18. Mr.Palmer Says:

    That was sickness( Boogie On). Honestly don’t think i’ve heard that one before. The highs were very high in ’99….

  19. kayatosh Says:

    9.8.2000 ghost blowing up in my earhole now. what makes this little f’er so good?

  20. Jtran Says:

    After looking at the 7/25/99 setlist I realized what show it was.

    Only heard the opening sequence, will dl tomorrow.

    Listened to 7/10/99 LP release today. Birds is great in that show too, CDT everyone knows about $$$, and a slow, molasses 99 Tweezer.

  21. voopa Says:

    kaya – don’t forget the 09 Miami Boogielope!

    Listening to 5-17-94 that I mentioned earlier…set 2 Jim, Glide, Tweezer > Lifeboy

    Some crazy shit in Jim and Tweezer…Trey was a fucking whirling dervish on the guitar then.

  22. Jtran Says:

    What source are you all listening to for that 9/18/99 show?

  23. Mr.Palmer Says:


    i took my buddy, who you met, to his 1st show. It was 7.10.99. He had no clue.. haha

  24. kayatosh Says:

    this one jtran for me:


  25. Mr.Palmer Says:

    Anyone want to give a brief synopsis of Zero. Pretty sure i’ve never heard them. Its Kimock, right?

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