11/21/86 - Pottsville, PA @ The Alley

Date: Friday, November 21st, 1986
City: Pottsville, Pennsylvania, USA
Venue: The Alley
SET LIST NOTES
Marilyn Moore 
Tom Violence 
White Kross 
Shadow of a Doubt 
Death to our friends 
Secret Girl 
Green Light 
Brother James 
Kill Yr Idols 
Expressway
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Starpower 
The Red and the Black 
  • Joined by Mike Watt for encore.
  • Emmanuel Tremblay's cassette replay: "this is a rather cool and unusual show for the band. thurston talks a lot and the medium audience moves a lot. he prevents people from stage diving before the encore. lee says in his journal that it was mostly high school people. there's a lot of jam/tunings between songs and the performance is a bit weak. thurston decides to add a new outro to 'death to our friend' and the band can't fallow. kim vocals are rather harsh on this tour and she adds some make people dance on 'secret girl'. at the beginning of the show, thurston says they have whiskey for everyone and that lee will play from the dressing room. he makes some rhymes before 'expressway' and sings a bit of the new rap song 'expressway to my head' . the real expressway is introduced as 'i'm from nyc but i can't prove it'. they play again a nice long version of this song which is unfortunately cut at the end of side a. thurston talks for a while before starpower introducing all band members on stage with some drum solos expect kim, lee as 'they just suck'. mike watt talks before 'the red and the black' and says the song is about re-organizing the bathroom. thurston finishes by saying he will go throw water bottles on people in the parking lot."

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