11/18/88 - Huntington Beach, CA @ Night Moves

Date: Friday, November 18th, 1988
City: Huntington Beach, California, USA
Venue: Night Moves
Brother James 
The Wonder 
'Cross the Breeze 
Silver Rocket 
Teenage Riot
Hey Joni 
Eric's Trip 
I Love Her All The Time
Eliminator Jr 
I Wanna Be Yr Dog 
  • I previously had a note that Mike Watt did a spiel overtop a tape of "Providence", but that isn't present on the recording.
  • Mark Arm, Matt Lukin, and Steve MacDonald sang on "I Wanna Be Yr Dog."
  • It sounds like Lee's set is missing "Kissability" after "Breeze", but there's some stage talk and a tape cut and it's not clear whether they end up playing it or skip straight to "Silver Rocket" -- which doesn't even feature the arpeggiated guitar intro and just goes straight into the song (from a stick count).


    [long tuning intro over tapes/noise]
    L: "Are you ready? Are you ready?"
    T: "We always bring our own PAs with us. Only the best!"
    L: "Are you ready? 1 2 3 4!"
    - Brother James
    T: "Are you ready?"
    L: "No!"
    T: "This next song is called 'The Wonder'. You ready? You ready? Kick it."
    - The Wonder
    - Hyperstation
    - 'Cross the Breeze
    T: "Kissability!"
    L: "[???]"
    T: "What?" [laughs] "Lee got the joke set list! Sucker...We got a fuckin' flipside in the front rink!" [general indiscernable stage/audience chatter]
    L: "What is it?"
    T: "I don't drink but I'm sure some of the audience does. I know it's not cool, but...do you want to drink some liquor? Hey..Steve..."
    [there's a tape cut here, it's unclear whether 'Kissability' is performed]
    - Silver Rocket [w/ radically different lyrics]
    - Teenage Riot
    L: "This is called 'Hey Joni'."
    - Hey Joni
    L: "This is called 'Eric's Trip'. It's about living in Texas in a movie theatre, and Mike Watt is sitting in the next seat, trying to talk to you while you're watching."
    - Eric's Trip
    - I Love Her All The Time
    - Eliminator Jr
    K: "The guy from Anarchy 6 .. Yo Steve!"
    T: "Ladies and gentlemen, I'd like to introduce to the stage, Mark Arm of Mudhoney! Come up here you fucking asshole! Alright! This guy really smells! "
    Mark or Matt: "Motherfucker oh yeah!"
    T: "Ladies and gentlemen here's another faggot from the same band! Let's get happening!"
    Mark Arm: "You know it babe!"
    T: "Yo!"
    Matt Lukin: "Where's that fuckhead that ripped my shirt?"
    T: "Yo man, these dudes are gonna sing with the chick! The chick! Kim! We need a bass player! Alright, all fuckin' right it's Steve fuckin' MacDonald from Redd fuckin' Kross! Oh fucking yeah!"
    ?: "How do you play [???]"
    Matt: "Where's that cocksucker who tore my shirt? Fess up you fuckin' pussy! You took my beer and you stretched my shirt, you cocksucker!"
    T: "You got your sound?"
    - I Wanna Be Your Dog [insane version w/ everybody chanting as song melts down]


  • Mudhoney

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