TTFF: Relics of ’98

Denver 2011

This Friday’s playlist is composed of jams from a different era. All of the songs featured today have taken a back seat during the modern era of Phish, but were once central jam vehicles. I decided to pluck stellar versions from 1998 to add cohesion to the selections. Enjoy the tunes today and through the weekend!

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2001” 7.17.98 II

One of the all-time classic versions that never gets old.

[audio:http://phishthoughts.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/2-01-Track-01.mp3]

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Tube” 7.16.98 II

The wide-open funk of the Gorge.

[audio:http://phishthoughts.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/2-05-Track-05.mp3]

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Mike’s Song” 11.7.98 I

A somewhat glossed-over version that came as the second song of UIC ’98.

[audio:http://phishthoughts.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/02-Mikes-Song.mp3]

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Halley’s Comet > I Didn’t Know” 8.3.98 I

The opening jam of Deer Creek ’98. Might we be returning this summer?

[audio:http://phishthoughts.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/1998-08-03-Halleys-Comet-_-I-Didnt-Know-1998-08-03-Deer-Creek-Noblesville-IN.mp3]

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Free” 11.9.98 I

A crunchy first-set beast from UIC ’98; an instant classic.

[audio:http://phishthoughts.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/08-Free.mp3]

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Cities” 7.31.98 II

Another quintessential piece of Summer ’98 from Polaris.

[audio:http://phishthoughts.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/1998-07-31-Cities-7-31-98-Polaris-Amphitheater-Lewis-Center-OH.mp3]

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Wolfman’s Brother -> Lizards” 11.18.98 II

One of the lesser discussed shows of Fall ’98—Greenville, South Carolina—had plenty to talk about.

[audio:http://phishthoughts.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/09/2-01-Wolfmans-Brother.mp3,http://phishthoughts.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/09/2-02-Lizards.mp3]

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AC/DC Bag” 8.9.98 II

A smoking summertime version from Virginia Beach; the centerpiece jam from the night they covered “Terrapin Station.”

[audio:http://phishthoughts.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/ph98-08-09d2t03.mp3]

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You Enjoy Myself” 12.29.98 II

YEMSG ’98.

[audio:http://phishthoughts.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/11/05-You-Enjoy-Myself.mp3] Tags: ,

1,443 Responses to “TTFF: Relics of ’98”

  1. [Not Tom] Says:

    Man that is SO Great. Very excited for you both. Congratulations in a very big way!

  2. [Not Tom] Says:

    Well here’s hoping Phish is still playing 7 years from now so you can take him or her to the back of the lawn.

  3. El Duderino Says:

    thanks man!

  4. phoammhead Says:

    right on, NT, remember where your friends are . . . like minds!

  5. [Not Tom] Says:

    Tell LA that I said congratulations please

  6. El Duderino Says:

    Hell, we’ll bring the ‘lil Lebowski to summer tour ’13

  7. El Duderino Says:

    I will friend!

  8. lumpyhead Says:

    el dude’s having a little lebowski urban achiever? grats!

  9. El Duderino Says:

    Yes the ‘lil Lebowski urban acheiver’s
    We’re racially cool

  10. sumodie Says:

    el dude, been meaning to offer my congratulations on the lil lebowski -what a way to begin 2012!

  11. [Not Tom] Says:

    Because I haven’t said it in a while, I’ll say it now … I’m really thankful to have met all the people that I have on this board – you’ve all added to the enjoyment of my life.

  12. El Duderino Says:

    thanks Sumo! Appreciate the well wished from you brah!

    You’re great peeps!

  13. El Duderino Says:

    back @ ya’ NTM

  14. kayatosh Says:

    lots of lil one’s sprouting up among BB folk. congrats and best of luck to all parents.

  15. [Not Tom] Says:

    When P&M dropped in Chucktown I nearly lost my mind

  16. kayatosh Says:

    peace, sumo

  17. [Not Tom] Says:

    It was a 2.0 song that I’d come to love even though I’d missed out on 2.0 completely. It was like hearing YEM or Tweezer for the first time live during 1.0. Probably doesn’t make much sense to you but whatever.

  18. [Not Tom] Says:

    @ Duder – my buddy Greg moved down to Greenville (to be close to his SLF in Atlanta me thinks).

  19. El Duderino Says:

    P&M will always be a TAB tune to me… because it is!

  20. sumodie Says:

    loved my time on Weaver Street in Charlotte last summer…

    btw, heard that y’all get to play host to the Democratic National Convention this September -right down the street at the stadium I believe

  21. El Duderino Says:

    Yeah, all sorts of scared, rich, white, dudes freakin’ out down here Sumo

  22. El Duderino Says:

    @ NTM

    Really?!?!

    He never said a word to us

  23. [Not Tom] Says:

    You guys know I’m a republican right? I say that in hopes that it doesn’t change your mind about me, but demonstrates that there are people of all walks of life with all different views in every group.

  24. sumodie Says:

    word, kaya

    time to fire up season 3 of LOST

  25. [Not Tom] Says:

    @ duder – I only found out about a week before he moved. Girl on the brain I think

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