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Author Walter Holland Talks Phish’s ‘A Live One’

Last October, Bloomsbury’s 33 1/3 imprint published A Live One, Walter Holland’s take on the Phish album of the same name. The album, as described by the publisher, is oversized, rare, perverse and precious. And the book? Well, personally, I was thrilled to hear that someone had decided to tackle…


“Lawn Boy” from 11/30/89 to 12/31/12

“Lawn Boy”, the title track for Phish’s second studio album, was introduced at Boston’s Paradise on 11/30/89 and has since been played at 195 shows, 11.51% of all shows, according to In fact, Phish played “Lawn Boy” at The Paradise the following night as an encore concluding with “Possum”….

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Best “David Bowie” Ever? Ever Ever??

Today, David Bowie released the new single and video for his forthcoming album, “Blackstar”, 10-minute of quasi-sexy queasiness… space skeletons, creepy attics, Jesus scarecrows… while Bowie serenades us the only way he knows how: blindfolded? Crooning of executions and porn stars? In a word? Yes. David Bowie “Blackstar” Phish have…


Happy Halloween! Phish covers “The White Album” 10/31/94

After starting the first set with “Frankenstein” the crowd at the 4,700-capacity Glens Falls Civic Center was treated to a lovely “Harpua” among other songs, before the band took a short set break. During the gap, the audience awaited eagerly for what would be a “musical costume”… the band had…