07/26/86 - NYC, NY @ CBGB

Tom Violence
White Cross
Shadow of a Doubt
Death To Our Friends
I Love Her All The Time
Secret Girl
Green Light
Brother James
  • None.


  • Tar Babies
  • Gone


    T: "Okay, we're ready. They told me, um, the air conditioning's working so just like, cool out and enjoy it. I'd like to apologize to Harold and John cuz I promised them something and I didn't come through. It was beyond power. It has to do with everything. Alright, is it there?"
    L: "I guess!"
    T: "This song is called 'Tom Violence'!"
    - Tom Violence
    K: "Can you turn the bass down in Steve's monitor?"
    T: "This song is called 'White Kross'. 1 2 3 4!"
    - White Kross
    [walkman plays 'You Belong to the City' by Glenn Frey]
    - Shadow of a Doubt
    T: "This song is called 'Starpower'."
    [lee still trying to tune]
    L: "High notes! High notes!"
    T: "Alright, this song is called 'Starpower'."
    - Starpower
    T: "This song is called--are you alright? Are you alright? This song is called 'Death to our Friends'."
    - Death to our Friends
    - I Love Her All The Time
    - Secret Girl
    L: "'Green Light'!"
    T: "This song is called 'Green Light'. [plays riff, way out of tune] Highs! Play the high strings! Are you out of tune?"
    L: "A bit."
    T: "Okay lets [??]"
    L: "No!"
    T: "I don't wanna play that one! I don't wanna play that one!"
    L: "Are you ready?"
    T: "What is it?"
    [lots of tuning and quiet stage talk amongst this]
    L: "Terry, can you take the side fills down a bit, a good bit?"
    T: "Give me a tuning! Middle! Middle!"
    K: "The drums! Actually you can uh, keep the drums up."
    T: "Man oh man oh man.. forget it, forget the song! Come on! *laughs*" [more tuning/chatter] "Alright, heh! *laughs* This is off the next album, on Homestead Records."
    L: "SST!!"
    T: "It's called 'Supersonic Transport'."
    - Green Light
    T: "1 2 3 4!"
    - Brother James
    T: "This next song is about getting old but not feeling it. No, it's wrong!"
    [crowd is shouting requests: "flower!" "hallowed be thy name!" "ciccone!" "get us into the groove!"]
    K: "I think we're in a groove here. I think it's a pit groove."
    T: "You ready? *laughs* This song is called 'Expressway'."
    - Expressway to yr Skull
    T: "Alright, thanks a lot. We'll see you later."
    L: "Tar Babies are up next, stick around!"

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