11/23/1985 – GODDARD COLLEGE

Plainfield, VT  SET 1: Wild Thing[1] SET 2: Mike’s Song, Whipping Post Jam, Run Like an Antelope -> Dave’s Energy Guide [1] First known Phish performance. This list for Set II is likely incomplete, as the only recording that circulates fades in and out at points. The “Whipping Post Jam” fades in after Mike’s Song …

11/14/1985 – MEMORIAL AUDITORIUM BASEMENT

Burlington, VT   SET 1: Slave to the Traffic Light[1], Hurricane[2], Makisupa Policeman[3] > Piggies[2] -> Makisupa Policeman[3] -> Drums[4] > Alumni Blues[3] > Dear Mrs. Reagan[5] [1] Acoustic. Possible female vocalist accompaniment.[2] First known Phish version; acoustic.[3] Acoustic.[4] Possible guest appearance by Marc Daubert, at least one member of The Joneses, and possibly others.[5] First …

10/30/1985 – HUNT’S

Burlington, VT   SET 1: Harry Hood[1], Dog Log[2] > Possum, Slave to the Traffic Light, Sneakin’ Sally Through the Alley, I Wish, Revival, Alumni Blues[3] > Letter to Jimmy Page > Alumni Blues, Prep School Hippie, Skippy the Wondermouse [1] First known version.[2] First known public version.[3] Lyric referenced pumpkin pie. This show contained the …

10/17/1985 – FINBAR’S

Burlington, VT  SET 1: T.V. Theme, Alumni Blues > Letter to Jimmy Page > Alumni Blues > Mike’s Song, Dave’s Energy Guide, Revolution, Anarchy, Camel Walk, Run Like an Antelope, McGrupp and the Watchful Hosemasters Some fans have labeled the show-opening jam a “Star Trek Jam.” DOWNLOADS MP3 Downloads of single songs  Download Full show …

9/27/1985 – SLADE HALL, UNIVERSITY OF VERMONT

Burlington, VT   SET 1: Low Rider Jam > Big Leg Emma, Wild Child, Bluegrass, Camel Walk, Possum[1], Fire, Slave to the Traffic Light, In the Midnight Hour SET 2: Melt the Guns[2] > T.V. Theme[3], Sneakin’ Sally Through the Alley[4], Prep School Hippie[5] SET 3: Mike’s Song > Dave’s Energy Guide, McGrupp and the Watchful …

5/3/1985 – UNIVERSITY OF VERMONT

Burlington, VT  SET 1: Slave to the Traffic Light, Mike’s Song > Dave’s Energy Guide, Big Leg Emma SET 2: Alumni Blues, Wild Child, Can’t You Hear Me Knocking, Jam -> Cities, Bring It On Home[1] SET 3: Scarlet Begonias > Eyes of the World -> Whipping Post[2] -> McGrupp and the Watchful Hosemasters > …

4/6/1985 – FINBAR’S

Burlington, VT   SET 1: I Am Hydrogen[1], Don’t Want You No More, Cities, Wild Child, Slave to the Traffic Light, Jam, Alumni Blues > Letter to Jimmy Page[1] > Alumni Blues > Mike’s Song[2] > Dave’s Energy Guide[1], Big Leg Emma[3], Revolution[1], Anarchy, I Wish[3], Camel Walk, Run Like an Antelope[1] SET 2: McGrupp and …

3/4/1985 – HUNT’S

Burlington, VT  SET 1: Anarchy[1], Camel Walk, Fire Up the Ganja[2], Skippy the Wondermouse[3], In the Midnight Hour [1] First known version.[2] First known Phish version; Bobby Hackney and Jah Roy on vocals.[3] With McGrupp lyrics. This show was an African Relief benefit for OXFAM. Fire Up the Ganja (which is the song Fire on …