SONIC YOUTH // 1987 Tour Statistics

Main Statistics

  • Number of shows played: 70
  • Number of tour shows: 70
  • Number of off-tour shows: 0
  • Number of tours: 3
  • Number of radio sessions: 2

    Number of Appearances in 47 Partial or Complete Set Lists:

    Beauty Lies in the Eye	       41
    Beat on the Brat	       14
    Brother James		       23
    Burning Spear			1	07/11/87 London, England
    Catholic Block		       38
    Confusion is Next		1	07/11/87 London, England
    Cotton Crown		       41
    Cunt Tease jam			1	10/24/87 Naugatuck, CT
    Death Valley '69		4
    Expressway		       35
    Green Light			8
    Honky Tonk Women jam		1	10/24/87 Naugatuck, CT
    Hotwire My Heart	       27
    I Don't Wanna Walk Around..    11
    I Wanna Be Yr Dog		7
    Jumpin' Jack Flash jam		1	10/24/87 Naugatuck, CT
    Kill Yr Idols			3
    Loudmouth		       10
    Mom, I Gave The Cat Some Acid	2
    PCH			       40
    Pipeline/Kill Time	       38
    The Red and the Black		2
    Schizophrenia		       41
    Stereo Sanctity		       43
    Ticket to Ride			2
    Today Yr Love, Tomorrow..      11
    Tom Violence		       40
    Tuff Gnarl		       40
    Unknown Cover Jam		1	10/24/87 Naugatuck, CT
    White Kross		       43
    World Looks Red			4
    06/10/87 - VPRO
    06/18/87 - Geneva Radio
    Beauty Lies in the Eye		1	
    Cotton Crown			2
    Pipeline			1	
    Stereo Sanctity			2
    Ticket to Ride > Master=Dik	1

    Current Release: Sister

    Songs from albums: Sister 10 Evol 3 Bad Moon Rising 1 Kill Yr Idols EP 2 Confusion is Sex 3 Sonic Youth EP 1

    Other Statistics

    Unreleased at time: 0

    Number of different songs played: 27 + jams below

    Non-LP songs performed: 10

  • Beat on the Brat -- Ramones cover (released on Hold That Tiger / Master Dik)
  • I Don't Wanna Walk Around With You -- Ramones cover (released on Hold That Tiger)
  • Loudmouth -- Ramones cover (released on Hold That Tiger)
  • The Red and the Black -- Blue Oyster Cult cover
  • Today Yr Love, Tomorrow the World -- Ramones cover (released on Hold That Tiger)
  • Ticket to Ride -- Beatles cover jam [incl. as 'song' rather than 'jam' due to release on master=dik]
  • Mom, I Gave The Cat Some Acid -- Happy Flowers cover plus these jams:
  • Jumpin Jack Flash -- Rolling Stones cover jam
  • Honky Tonk Women -- Rolling Stones cover jam
  • Cunt Tease -- Pussy Galore cover jam
  • Unknown Cover Jam -- ...

    Note: The statistics above only reflect the information available on this site in the form of gig dates, set lists, and tour schedules. Since many set lists are either missing or incomplete, and not all concert dates are available, it's impossible to offer 100% accuracy, but this is as close as the site can come w/ the information available. Your help to make the site more complete would be greatly appreciated. Contact Chris Lawrence with any info you have.

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