Phish Friday | Fluffer-Nutter

Man, this week flew by…

It’s already Phish Friday around here on Live Music Blog and we’re offering up a small stretch of Phish that I’m certain most fans have already heard before. At least, most fans that would call themselves a collector by any means…

Back in December, 1997, Phish was playing one of the tours of their life. Their Bittersweet Motel rockumentary shares a few glimpses into this storied tour — Trey actually gets quoted as saying something like “No one’s paying attention to us right now, and we’re having one of our best tours yet…” — and one of the shows on the tour was epic by all accounts: December 7, 1997, Ervin J. Nutter Center, Dayton, OH.

This sequence actually opens the show. Ephing Fantastic!

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  • http://joebardi.blogspot.com/ Umphil

    Tube Reprise jam is where it’s at!

  • http://joebardi.blogspot.com/ Umphil

    Tube Reprise jam is where it’s at!

  • http://www.livemusicblog.com Justin

    Yeah, I thought about making that part of this but I’m trying to go in sequence at the very least. Having the set opener and the closer is a great idea, though — some sets are full segues in and of themselves. :)

  • http://www.livemusicblog.com Justin

    Yeah, I thought about making that part of this but I’m trying to go in sequence at the very least. Having the set opener and the closer is a great idea, though — some sets are full segues in and of themselves. :)

  • http://www.whosdrivingthebus.blogspot.com/ dafun

    The Nutter Center show is easily one of my favorite Phish shows I saw. This show is flawless IMO.

  • http://www.whosdrivingthebus.blogspot.com/ dafun

    The Nutter Center show is easily one of my favorite Phish shows I saw. This show is flawless IMO.

  • Nojorising

    Love the Phish Fridays Justin. Just got back from getting married in Europe so this is the first I have heard of yours and Andy’s fab idea. Really any show from the epic tour of Fall 97 has at least a few gems in it. Dayton was a gem start to finish… Looking forward to many more enjoyable Fridays at work! Thanks for sharing. And if you are looking for suggestions. I just listened to a great Gin that opened up the Riverport Amp show in MO in 1998. It’s a little over 20 mins but it is one fine jam.

  • Nojorising

    Love the Phish Fridays Justin. Just got back from getting married in Europe so this is the first I have heard of yours and Andy’s fab idea. Really any show from the epic tour of Fall 97 has at least a few gems in it. Dayton was a gem start to finish… Looking forward to many more enjoyable Fridays at work! Thanks for sharing. And if you are looking for suggestions. I just listened to a great Gin that opened up the Riverport Amp show in MO in 1998. It’s a little over 20 mins but it is one fine jam.

  • http://newbob.blogspot.com Andrew

    Justin,
    This is the stretch that came into my head when you started Phish Fridays (kudos on resisting the urge to use an extraneous ‘ph’ btw)… the Tube > Reprise Jam is classic, but the opening stretch is some of the best Phish I’ve heard. JLC is unrelenting.

    Looking forward to the next installment..

  • http://newbob.blogspot.com Andrew

    Justin,
    This is the stretch that came into my head when you started Phish Fridays (kudos on resisting the urge to use an extraneous ‘ph’ btw)… the Tube > Reprise Jam is classic, but the opening stretch is some of the best Phish I’ve heard. JLC is unrelenting.

    Looking forward to the next installment..

  • http://www.livemusicblog.com Justin

    We’re always taking suggestions for new Phish Fridays — Andy’s got the next pick…

    I’ve got tons of stuff that I’ve LOVED over the years that I want to get posted. It’s funny, too — I can’t wait to see what shows we’ll start posting once we’re through our own personal favorites.

  • http://www.livemusicblog.com Justin

    We’re always taking suggestions for new Phish Fridays — Andy’s got the next pick…

    I’ve got tons of stuff that I’ve LOVED over the years that I want to get posted. It’s funny, too — I can’t wait to see what shows we’ll start posting once we’re through our own personal favorites.

  • mrMinor

    grrrrrrrrrrrreaaaaaaaaaaaaaaat idea!

  • mrMinor

    grrrrrrrrrrrreaaaaaaaaaaaaaaat idea! love phish fridays

  • mrMinor

    grrrrrrrrrrrreaaaaaaaaaaaaaaat idea!

  • mrMinor

    grrrrrrrrrrrreaaaaaaaaaaaaaaat idea! love phish fridays

  • mrMinor

    Anyone know where to find the source for this show?

  • mrMinor

    Anyone know where to find the source for this show?

  • Tabatha

    anybody know the guy named ben parker whos name is on here all the time? i am trying to find out if he is the guy i went to high school with… send me an email if you know him, or are him to let me know.
    bensprettycat@yahoo.com

  • Tabatha

    anybody know the guy named ben parker whos name is on here all the time? i am trying to find out if he is the guy i went to high school with… send me an email if you know him, or are him to let me know.
    bensprettycat@yahoo.com