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Saturday December 28th, 1996
CoreStates Spectrum
Philadelphia, PA USA

Set 1: Runaway Jim, NICU, Wolfman's Brother, It's Ice, Billy Breathes, Ginseng Sullivan, Split Open and Melt, The Mango Song, Frankenstein

Set 2: Makisupa Policeman[1] -> Maze, Bouncing Around the Room, Digital Delay Loop Jam -> The Man Who Stepped Into Yesterday > Avenu Malkenu > Mike's Song -> Strange Design > Weekapaug Groove[2], The Star Spangled Banner

Encore: Johnny B. Goode

[1] Key words: “Stink, Stank, Stunk"
[2] Ended with long Page solo.


Makisupa Policeman included the cryptic lyrics “Stink, Stank, Stunk,” which may have been a reference to the theme song in The Grinch Who Stole Christmas. Weekapaug Groove ended with a long Page solo. The Star Spangled Banner was dedicated to Kate Smith, who used to sing God Bless America at Flyers’ home hockey games.

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Saturday December 28th, 1996
CoreStates Spectrum
Philadelphia, PA USA

Set 1: Runaway Jim, NICU, Wolfman's Brother, It's Ice, Billy Breathes, Ginseng Sullivan, Split Open and Melt, The Mango Song, Frankenstein

Set 2: Makisupa Policeman[1] -> Maze, Bouncing Around the Room, Digital Delay Loop Jam -> The Man Who Stepped Into Yesterday > Avenu Malkenu > Mike's Song -> Strange Design > Weekapaug Groove[2], The Star Spangled Banner

Encore: Johnny B. Goode

[1] Key words: “Stink, Stank, Stunk"
[2] Ended with long Page solo.


Makisupa Policeman included the cryptic lyrics “Stink, Stank, Stunk,” which may have been a reference to the theme song in The Grinch Who Stole Christmas. Weekapaug Groove ended with a long Page solo. The Star Spangled Banner was dedicated to Kate Smith, who used to sing God Bless America at Flyers’ home hockey games.

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Saturday December 28th, 1996
CoreStates Spectrum
Philadelphia, PA USA

Set 1: Runaway Jim, NICU, Wolfman's Brother, It's Ice, Billy Breathes, Ginseng Sullivan, Split Open and Melt, The Mango Song, Frankenstein

Set 2: Makisupa Policeman[1] -> Maze, Bouncing Around the Room, Digital Delay Loop Jam -> The Man Who Stepped Into Yesterday > Avenu Malkenu > Mike's Song -> Strange Design > Weekapaug Groove[2], The Star Spangled Banner

Encore: Johnny B. Goode

[1] Key words: “Stink, Stank, Stunk"
[2] Ended with long Page solo.


Makisupa Policeman included the cryptic lyrics “Stink, Stank, Stunk,” which may have been a reference to the theme song in The Grinch Who Stole Christmas. Weekapaug Groove ended with a long Page solo. The Star Spangled Banner was dedicated to Kate Smith, who used to sing God Bless America at Flyers’ home hockey games.

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Saturday December 28th, 1996
CoreStates Spectrum
Philadelphia, PA USA

Set 1: Runaway Jim, NICU, Wolfman's Brother, It's Ice, Billy Breathes, Ginseng Sullivan, Split Open and Melt, The Mango Song, Frankenstein

Set 2: Makisupa Policeman[1] -> Maze, Bouncing Around the Room, Digital Delay Loop Jam -> The Man Who Stepped Into Yesterday > Avenu Malkenu > Mike's Song -> Strange Design > Weekapaug Groove[2], The Star Spangled Banner

Encore: Johnny B. Goode

[1] Key words: “Stink, Stank, Stunk"
[2] Ended with long Page solo.


Makisupa Policeman included the cryptic lyrics “Stink, Stank, Stunk,” which may have been a reference to the theme song in The Grinch Who Stole Christmas. Weekapaug Groove ended with a long Page solo. The Star Spangled Banner was dedicated to Kate Smith, who used to sing God Bless America at Flyers’ home hockey games.

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Saturday December 28th, 1996
CoreStates Spectrum
Philadelphia, PA USA

Set 1: Runaway Jim, NICU, Wolfman's Brother, It's Ice, Billy Breathes, Ginseng Sullivan, Split Open and Melt, The Mango Song, Frankenstein

Set 2: Makisupa Policeman[1] -> Maze, Bouncing Around the Room, Digital Delay Loop Jam -> The Man Who Stepped Into Yesterday > Avenu Malkenu > Mike's Song -> Strange Design > Weekapaug Groove[2], The Star Spangled Banner

Encore: Johnny B. Goode

[1] Key words: “Stink, Stank, Stunk"
[2] Ended with long Page solo.


Makisupa Policeman included the cryptic lyrics “Stink, Stank, Stunk,” which may have been a reference to the theme song in The Grinch Who Stole Christmas. Weekapaug Groove ended with a long Page solo. The Star Spangled Banner was dedicated to Kate Smith, who used to sing God Bless America at Flyers’ home hockey games.

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Sunday December 29th, 1996
CoreStates Spectrum
Philadelphia, PA USA

Set 1: Poor Heart > Caravan > Cavern > Taste, Guelah Papyrus, Train Song, Rift > Free, The Squirming Coil[1], La Grange

Set 2: David Bowie, A Day in the Life, Bathtub Gin -> The Lizards, You Enjoy Myself -> Rotation Jam > Sixteen Candles[2] > You Enjoy Myself[3], Harpua[4] -> Champagne Supernova[5] -> Harpua

Encore: Rocky Top

[1] Sesame Street theme tease from Page.
[2] Phish debut; performed solo by Mike on piano.
[3] Vocal jam.
[4] Harpua, Poster, and Jimmy were cconfronted by the “Über Demon” and the “evil sound of hell.”
[5] Phish debut; Tom Marshall on vocals.


Squirming Coil contained a Sesame Street theme tease from Page. Mike performed the Phish debut of Sixteen Candles solo on piano. Tom Marshall contributed the vocals to the Phish debut of Champagne Supernova as Harpua, Poster, and Jimmy were confronted by the “Über Demon” and the “evil sound of hell.” This show featured the breakout of Caravan, which had been shelved since December 2, 1994 (160 shows).

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Sunday December 29th, 1996
CoreStates Spectrum
Philadelphia, PA USA

Set 1: Poor Heart > Caravan > Cavern > Taste, Guelah Papyrus, Train Song, Rift > Free, The Squirming Coil[1], La Grange

Set 2: David Bowie, A Day in the Life, Bathtub Gin -> The Lizards, You Enjoy Myself -> Rotation Jam > Sixteen Candles[2] > You Enjoy Myself[3], Harpua[4] -> Champagne Supernova[5] -> Harpua

Encore: Rocky Top

[1] Sesame Street theme tease from Page.
[2] Phish debut; performed solo by Mike on piano.
[3] Vocal jam.
[4] Harpua, Poster, and Jimmy were cconfronted by the “Über Demon” and the “evil sound of hell.”
[5] Phish debut; Tom Marshall on vocals.


Squirming Coil contained a Sesame Street theme tease from Page. Mike performed the Phish debut of Sixteen Candles solo on piano. Tom Marshall contributed the vocals to the Phish debut of Champagne Supernova as Harpua, Poster, and Jimmy were confronted by the “Über Demon” and the “evil sound of hell.” This show featured the breakout of Caravan, which had been shelved since December 2, 1994 (160 shows).

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Sunday December 29th, 1996
CoreStates Spectrum
Philadelphia, PA USA

Set 1: Poor Heart > Caravan > Cavern > Taste, Guelah Papyrus, Train Song, Rift > Free, The Squirming Coil[1], La Grange

Set 2: David Bowie, A Day in the Life, Bathtub Gin -> The Lizards, You Enjoy Myself -> Rotation Jam > Sixteen Candles[2] > You Enjoy Myself[3], Harpua[4] -> Champagne Supernova[5] -> Harpua

Encore: Rocky Top

[1] Sesame Street theme tease from Page.
[2] Phish debut; performed solo by Mike on piano.
[3] Vocal jam.
[4] Harpua, Poster, and Jimmy were cconfronted by the “Über Demon” and the “evil sound of hell.”
[5] Phish debut; Tom Marshall on vocals.


Squirming Coil contained a Sesame Street theme tease from Page. Mike performed the Phish debut of Sixteen Candles solo on piano. Tom Marshall contributed the vocals to the Phish debut of Champagne Supernova as Harpua, Poster, and Jimmy were confronted by the “Über Demon” and the “evil sound of hell.” This show featured the breakout of Caravan, which had been shelved since December 2, 1994 (160 shows).

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Sunday December 29th, 1996
CoreStates Spectrum
Philadelphia, PA USA

Set 1: Poor Heart > Caravan > Cavern > Taste, Guelah Papyrus, Train Song, Rift > Free, The Squirming Coil[1], La Grange

Set 2: David Bowie, A Day in the Life, Bathtub Gin -> The Lizards, You Enjoy Myself -> Rotation Jam > Sixteen Candles[2] > You Enjoy Myself[3], Harpua[4] -> Champagne Supernova[5] -> Harpua

Encore: Rocky Top

[1] Sesame Street theme tease from Page.
[2] Phish debut; performed solo by Mike on piano.
[3] Vocal jam.
[4] Harpua, Poster, and Jimmy were cconfronted by the “Über Demon” and the “evil sound of hell.”
[5] Phish debut; Tom Marshall on vocals.


Squirming Coil contained a Sesame Street theme tease from Page. Mike performed the Phish debut of Sixteen Candles solo on piano. Tom Marshall contributed the vocals to the Phish debut of Champagne Supernova as Harpua, Poster, and Jimmy were confronted by the “Über Demon” and the “evil sound of hell.” This show featured the breakout of Caravan, which had been shelved since December 2, 1994 (160 shows).

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Monday December 30th, 1996
FleetCenter
Boston, MA USA

Set 1: Ya Mar, The Sloth, Llama, Gumbo, Reba[1], Talk[2], Funky Bitch[3], Theme From the Bottom > Good Times Bad Times

Set 2: Timber (Jerry) > Uncle Pen, AC/DC Bag, Guyute, Tweezer -> Lifeboy > Scent of a Mule[4], Slave to the Traffic Light

Encore: Possum

[1] No whistling.
[2] Trey on acoustic guitar.
[3] P.A. cut out.
[4] Page/Mike Mule Duel and Steven Wright ringing a desk bell three times.


Reba did not have the whistling ending. Talk featured Trey on acoustic guitar. The P.A. cut out during Funky Bitch, during which Fishman took an “air drum” solo, Trey performed Townsend-style windmills, and the entire band engaged in random silliness while still “playing” the song. Scent featured a Page/Mike Mule Duel and a guest appearance from comedian Steven Wright, who came out and rang a desk bell three times.

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Monday December 30th, 1996
FleetCenter
Boston, MA USA

Set 1: Ya Mar, The Sloth, Llama, Gumbo, Reba[1], Talk[2], Funky Bitch[3], Theme From the Bottom > Good Times Bad Times

Set 2: Timber (Jerry) > Uncle Pen, AC/DC Bag, Guyute, Tweezer -> Lifeboy > Scent of a Mule[4], Slave to the Traffic Light

Encore: Possum

[1] No whistling.
[2] Trey on acoustic guitar.
[3] P.A. cut out.
[4] Page/Mike Mule Duel and Steven Wright ringing a desk bell three times.


Reba did not have the whistling ending. Talk featured Trey on acoustic guitar. The P.A. cut out during Funky Bitch, during which Fishman took an “air drum” solo, Trey performed Townsend-style windmills, and the entire band engaged in random silliness while still “playing” the song. Scent featured a Page/Mike Mule Duel and a guest appearance from comedian Steven Wright, who came out and rang a desk bell three times.

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Monday December 30th, 1996
FleetCenter
Boston, MA USA

Set 1: Ya Mar, The Sloth, Llama, Gumbo, Reba[1], Talk[2], Funky Bitch[3], Theme From the Bottom > Good Times Bad Times

Set 2: Timber (Jerry) > Uncle Pen, AC/DC Bag, Guyute, Tweezer -> Lifeboy > Scent of a Mule[4], Slave to the Traffic Light

Encore: Possum

[1] No whistling.
[2] Trey on acoustic guitar.
[3] P.A. cut out.
[4] Page/Mike Mule Duel and Steven Wright ringing a desk bell three times.


Reba did not have the whistling ending. Talk featured Trey on acoustic guitar. The P.A. cut out during Funky Bitch, during which Fishman took an “air drum” solo, Trey performed Townsend-style windmills, and the entire band engaged in random silliness while still “playing” the song. Scent featured a Page/Mike Mule Duel and a guest appearance from comedian Steven Wright, who came out and rang a desk bell three times.

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Monday December 30th, 1996
FleetCenter
Boston, MA USA

Set 1: Ya Mar, The Sloth, Llama, Gumbo, Reba[1], Talk[2], Funky Bitch[3], Theme From the Bottom > Good Times Bad Times

Set 2: Timber (Jerry) > Uncle Pen, AC/DC Bag, Guyute, Tweezer -> Lifeboy > Scent of a Mule[4], Slave to the Traffic Light

Encore: Possum

[1] No whistling.
[2] Trey on acoustic guitar.
[3] P.A. cut out.
[4] Page/Mike Mule Duel and Steven Wright ringing a desk bell three times.


Reba did not have the whistling ending. Talk featured Trey on acoustic guitar. The P.A. cut out during Funky Bitch, during which Fishman took an “air drum” solo, Trey performed Townsend-style windmills, and the entire band engaged in random silliness while still “playing” the song. Scent featured a Page/Mike Mule Duel and a guest appearance from comedian Steven Wright, who came out and rang a desk bell three times.

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Tuesday December 31st, 1996
FleetCenter
Boston, MA USA

Set 1: Axilla > Peaches en Regalia > Punch You In the Eye[1], Cars Trucks Buses, Stash, The Horse > Silent in the Morning > Divided Sky, Sample in a Jar > Tweezer Reprise

Set 2: Chalk Dust Torture > Wilson > Sparkle > Simple -> Swept Away > Steep > Harry Hood -> Prince Caspian > Character Zero

Set 3: Also Sprach Zarathustra > Auld Lang Syne -> Down with Disease > Suzy Greenberg, Run Like an Antelope, Bohemian Rhapsody[2], Julius[3]

Encore: Amazing Grace[3]

[1] Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough teases from Page.
[2] Phish debut; Boston Community Choir.
[3] Boston Community Choir.


As the traditional Auld Lang Syne rang in the New Year, tens of thousands of balloons (reportedly a world record) fell from the rafters. This show marked the first Phish performance of Bohemian Rhapsody which, along with Julius and Amazing Grace, featured the Boston Community Choir. PYITE included Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough teases from Page.

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Tuesday December 31st, 1996
FleetCenter
Boston, MA USA

Set 1: Axilla > Peaches en Regalia > Punch You In the Eye[1], Cars Trucks Buses, Stash, The Horse > Silent in the Morning > Divided Sky, Sample in a Jar > Tweezer Reprise

Set 2: Chalk Dust Torture > Wilson > Sparkle > Simple -> Swept Away > Steep > Harry Hood -> Prince Caspian > Character Zero

Set 3: Also Sprach Zarathustra > Auld Lang Syne -> Down with Disease > Suzy Greenberg, Run Like an Antelope, Bohemian Rhapsody[2], Julius[3]

Encore: Amazing Grace[3]

[1] Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough teases from Page.
[2] Phish debut; Boston Community Choir.
[3] Boston Community Choir.


As the traditional Auld Lang Syne rang in the New Year, tens of thousands of balloons (reportedly a world record) fell from the rafters. This show marked the first Phish performance of Bohemian Rhapsody which, along with Julius and Amazing Grace, featured the Boston Community Choir. PYITE included Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough teases from Page.

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Tuesday December 31st, 1996
FleetCenter
Boston, MA USA

Set 1: Axilla > Peaches en Regalia > Punch You In the Eye[1], Cars Trucks Buses, Stash, The Horse > Silent in the Morning > Divided Sky, Sample in a Jar > Tweezer Reprise

Set 2: Chalk Dust Torture > Wilson > Sparkle > Simple -> Swept Away > Steep > Harry Hood -> Prince Caspian > Character Zero

Set 3: Also Sprach Zarathustra > Auld Lang Syne -> Down with Disease > Suzy Greenberg, Run Like an Antelope, Bohemian Rhapsody[2], Julius[3]

Encore: Amazing Grace[3]

[1] Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough teases from Page.
[2] Phish debut; Boston Community Choir.
[3] Boston Community Choir.


As the traditional Auld Lang Syne rang in the New Year, tens of thousands of balloons (reportedly a world record) fell from the rafters. This show marked the first Phish performance of Bohemian Rhapsody which, along with Julius and Amazing Grace, featured the Boston Community Choir. PYITE included Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough teases from Page.

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Tuesday December 31st, 1996
FleetCenter
Boston, MA USA

Set 1: Axilla > Peaches en Regalia > Punch You In the Eye[1], Cars Trucks Buses, Stash, The Horse > Silent in the Morning > Divided Sky, Sample in a Jar > Tweezer Reprise

Set 2: Chalk Dust Torture > Wilson > Sparkle > Simple -> Swept Away > Steep > Harry Hood -> Prince Caspian > Character Zero

Set 3: Also Sprach Zarathustra > Auld Lang Syne -> Down with Disease > Suzy Greenberg, Run Like an Antelope, Bohemian Rhapsody[2], Julius[3]

Encore: Amazing Grace[3]

[1] Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough teases from Page.
[2] Phish debut; Boston Community Choir.
[3] Boston Community Choir.


As the traditional Auld Lang Syne rang in the New Year, tens of thousands of balloons (reportedly a world record) fell from the rafters. This show marked the first Phish performance of Bohemian Rhapsody which, along with Julius and Amazing Grace, featured the Boston Community Choir. PYITE included Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough teases from Page.

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Tuesday December 31st, 1996
FleetCenter
Boston, MA USA

Set 1: Axilla > Peaches en Regalia > Punch You In the Eye[1], Cars Trucks Buses, Stash, The Horse > Silent in the Morning > Divided Sky, Sample in a Jar > Tweezer Reprise

Set 2: Chalk Dust Torture > Wilson > Sparkle > Simple -> Swept Away > Steep > Harry Hood -> Prince Caspian > Character Zero

Set 3: Also Sprach Zarathustra > Auld Lang Syne -> Down with Disease > Suzy Greenberg, Run Like an Antelope, Bohemian Rhapsody[2], Julius[3]

Encore: Amazing Grace[3]

[1] Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough teases from Page.
[2] Phish debut; Boston Community Choir.
[3] Boston Community Choir.


As the traditional Auld Lang Syne rang in the New Year, tens of thousands of balloons (reportedly a world record) fell from the rafters. This show marked the first Phish performance of Bohemian Rhapsody which, along with Julius and Amazing Grace, featured the Boston Community Choir. PYITE included Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough teases from Page.

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Tuesday December 31st, 1996
FleetCenter
Boston, MA USA

Set 1: Axilla > Peaches en Regalia > Punch You In the Eye[1], Cars Trucks Buses, Stash, The Horse > Silent in the Morning > Divided Sky, Sample in a Jar > Tweezer Reprise

Set 2: Chalk Dust Torture > Wilson > Sparkle > Simple -> Swept Away > Steep > Harry Hood -> Prince Caspian > Character Zero

Set 3: Also Sprach Zarathustra > Auld Lang Syne -> Down with Disease > Suzy Greenberg, Run Like an Antelope, Bohemian Rhapsody[2], Julius[3]

Encore: Amazing Grace[3]

[1] Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough teases from Page.
[2] Phish debut; Boston Community Choir.
[3] Boston Community Choir.


As the traditional Auld Lang Syne rang in the New Year, tens of thousands of balloons (reportedly a world record) fell from the rafters. This show marked the first Phish performance of Bohemian Rhapsody which, along with Julius and Amazing Grace, featured the Boston Community Choir. PYITE included Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough teases from Page.

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Tuesday December 31st, 1996
FleetCenter
Boston, MA USA

Set 1: Axilla > Peaches en Regalia > Punch You In the Eye[1], Cars Trucks Buses, Stash, The Horse > Silent in the Morning > Divided Sky, Sample in a Jar > Tweezer Reprise

Set 2: Chalk Dust Torture > Wilson > Sparkle > Simple -> Swept Away > Steep > Harry Hood -> Prince Caspian > Character Zero

Set 3: Also Sprach Zarathustra > Auld Lang Syne -> Down with Disease > Suzy Greenberg, Run Like an Antelope, Bohemian Rhapsody[2], Julius[3]

Encore: Amazing Grace[3]

[1] Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough teases from Page.
[2] Phish debut; Boston Community Choir.
[3] Boston Community Choir.


As the traditional Auld Lang Syne rang in the New Year, tens of thousands of balloons (reportedly a world record) fell from the rafters. This show marked the first Phish performance of Bohemian Rhapsody which, along with Julius and Amazing Grace, featured the Boston Community Choir. PYITE included Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough teases from Page.

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Tuesday December 31st, 1996
FleetCenter
Boston, MA USA

Set 1: Axilla > Peaches en Regalia > Punch You In the Eye[1], Cars Trucks Buses, Stash, The Horse > Silent in the Morning > Divided Sky, Sample in a Jar > Tweezer Reprise

Set 2: Chalk Dust Torture > Wilson > Sparkle > Simple -> Swept Away > Steep > Harry Hood -> Prince Caspian > Character Zero

Set 3: Also Sprach Zarathustra > Auld Lang Syne -> Down with Disease > Suzy Greenberg, Run Like an Antelope, Bohemian Rhapsody[2], Julius[3]

Encore: Amazing Grace[3]

[1] Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough teases from Page.
[2] Phish debut; Boston Community Choir.
[3] Boston Community Choir.


As the traditional Auld Lang Syne rang in the New Year, tens of thousands of balloons (reportedly a world record) fell from the rafters. This show marked the first Phish performance of Bohemian Rhapsody which, along with Julius and Amazing Grace, featured the Boston Community Choir. PYITE included Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough teases from Page.

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