Monday, March 23, 2015

Episode 54: Guest Pick - CJ Ferrell - 8.16.96

This week we have a long overdue guest, CJ, who is a longtime fan of the podcast and Mainer exiled in London. But we'll have him back for this Summer Tour, which we discuss on this show, along with lots of other things. The timing of this pick was stellar -- we'll be discussing and listening to the first day of the first Phish festival, the Clifford Ball, from 1996. This discussion comes just days after the latest festival announcement, Magnaball, coming in August 2015.

This will be a 3-part podcast, with Set 1 this week, Set 2 next week and Set 3 shortly thereafter.

And please review us on iTunes and send comments and feedback to helpingfriendlypodcast at gmail dot com, and follow us on Twitter. And check out CashorTrade.org for face value tickets to shows across the country. If you are on Stitcher, give us a review

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Phish 8.16.96, The Clifford Ball, Plattsburgh, NY

Set 1: Chalk Dust Torture, Bathtub Gin, Ya Mar, AC/DC Bag > Esther > Divided Sky, Halley's Comet > David Bowie

Set 2: Split Open and Melt, Sparkle > Free, The Squirming Coil, Waste, Talk, Train Song, Strange Design, Hello My Baby, Mike's Song -> Simple -> Contact > Weekapaug Groove

Set 3: Makisupa Policeman > Also Sprach Zarathustra > Down with Disease -> NICU, Life on Mars? > Harry Hood -> Jam

Encore: Amazing Grace

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Episode 53 - Guest Pick: Jackson Richards - Phish 6.4.11

This week we're excited to be joined by Jackson, a fellow Buckeye, and our guest host, Jonathan. We chat about and play Phish 6.4.11 -- with Set 1 this week and Set 2 next week!

Please continue to send us feedback about this experiment and let us know what you think.

And please review us on iTunes and send comments and feedback to helpingfriendlypodcast at gmail dot com, and follow us on Twitter. And check out CashorTrade.org for face value tickets to shows across the country. If you are on Stitcher, give us a review

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Phish 6.4.11, Blossom Music Center, Cuyahoga Falls, OH

Set 1: Kill Devil Falls, Guyute, Fuck Your Face > Foam, Ocelot, Rocket in My Pocket, Back on the Train > Guelah Papyrus, Tube > Run Like an Antelope

Set 2: Birds of a Feather, Possum > Steam > Piper -> The Lizards, Sneakin' Sally Through the Alley > Harry Hood > Have Mercy -> Harry Hood > Character Zero


Encore: Slave to the Traffic Light