The bassist who also served as a songwriter and singer for the legendary jam band Phish
from the mid 80's to 8/15/04 at the Coventry Festival where Phish played their last show. He is famous for his sick slap bass technique, legendary bass tone, and compositions like Mike's Song
Mike Gordon and the Benevento/Russo Duo played a nearly hour long jam of "Foam" in Athens, GA, recently.
Last name and nickname of Phish
drummer, vacuum player, and dress-wearer Jon Fishman. He is also known as Bob Weaver.
Fishman sings Purple Rain when it's played live.
Acronym for "You Enjoy Myself," the mightiest and greatest of all Phish songs. The best versions include 10/31/95 Rosemont Illinois, 10/31/96 Atlanta Georgia, and 5/5/93. Written by Trey Anastasio, the person who kept guitar music alive in the 1990's. This song is one of Phish's first. It varies from a few seconds long (the White Tape) to nearly 42 minutes long (10/31/95).
Phish closed with YEM 8/6/98 at Lakewood in Atlanta.
A song written by Phish
bassist Mike Gordon
. It was in the Phish reportoire for over 15 years, and is often played before I Am Hydrogen and Weekapaug Groove to form Mike's Groove
. If there is one Phish song most people have heard, this is probably it. It has one of the most distinct and awesome riffs of all time to open the song.
Mike's Song was performed at its best on 8/11/93.
The nickname for a series of three Phish songs sequencially: Mike's Song>I am Hydrogen>Weekapaug Groove. Can last up to an hour. Beloved by Phish fans, an excellent version can be heard at the Worcester show, 11/27/98.
7/12/91 Phish went straight from Mike's Groove into Touch Me by the Doors.
Acronym for the Phish
song Down With Disease from the Hoist album. Often played at graduation parties, etc. for the line "This has all been wonderful, but now I'm on my way," which hints that Phish was ready to part ways as early as 1994.
The DWD in Atlanta on Halloween '96 is one of the best.
First name and nickname of Phish
guitarist Trey Anastasio. Trey kept the flame of guitar music alive in the 1990's along with Iron Maiden's Dave Murray and Janick Gers. An excellent songwriter, singer, and guitarist.
Trey has come out and jammed with Dave Matthews on numerous occasions.