11/02/86 - Ann Arbor, MI @ Blind Pig

SET LIST NOTES
Green Light
Brother James
Shadow of a Doubt
Death to Our Friends
Tom Violence
White Kross
Secret Girl
Expressway
I Love Her All The Time
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Starpower
Red and the Black
  • Joined by Mike Watt on bass for Starpower, and all of fIREHOSE for Red & The Black. "Red & the Black" appears earlier than I'd expected on this tour.

    QUOTES

    T: "This is for, uh, this is for Charles, he lives in San Pedro, California. This is called 'The Green Light'."
    - Green Light
    L: "1 2 3 4!"
    - Brother James
    - Shadow of a Doubt
    - Death to our Friends
    [walkman plays "Nasty" by Janet Jackson]
    T: "K...K...this song is dedicated to Kenny of Violent Apathy. But he didn't come here tonight cuz he doesn't, he doesn't know that..um..he doesn't know that we know him. But he wrote a song called 'Desperation Takes Hold' which we ripped off. Two songs, we ripped it off of! This song is called 'Tom Violence'. Ready?"
    - Tom Violence
    T: "This song is called 'White Kross'. 1 2 3 4!"
    - White Kross
    - Secret Girl
    T: "This song is called 'Expressway'. Long version!"
    L: "Alright! [???]"
    T: "Alright, uh, middle version! Ready?"
    L: "Alright."
    - Expressway
    - I Love Her All The Time
    T: "K, thanks a lot. [cut in tape] -has an album coming out, it's called 'Raging Full On', an apt description. An apt description of Mike's mind. Oh there we go...Wattpower!"
    Watt: "George...let's hear it for the working class, George. [???] George, why don't you get in here, George?! I can see that little leather cap. Aah he said 'I gotta get the kids home, Mike'. Old man George...he's gonna kick my ass for saying that shit!"
    T: "Alright, is George coming up here? Alright, battle of the tunings! He's off[?], he didn't have a guitar to play! Alright, George will be back to play some mean-ass drum stuff. You ready? Are you ready? Alright, this song is called 'Wattpower'."
    - Starpower
    Watt: "[tape cuts in] --[??] so you guys should feel yourself privileged. This is the home of Madonna, right? She's from this town?"
    T: "Double bass! We're the new Swans up here, alright let's go!"
    Watt: "Big Bottom!"
    L: "Alright the tape deck is now the sax mic!"
    T: "George Hurley from [??]"
    Watt: "[??]"
    T: "Drumless...alright..."
    Watt: "[??]"
    L: "Who starts the song?"
    T: "Kim's gonna start it."
    K: "1 2 3 4!"
    - The Red and the Black

    OTHER PERFORMERS

  • fIREHOSE

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