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Re: Highlights & Anomalies thread

Postby Muppetboy09 » Sun Jul 15, 2018 8:25 am

Well, it's not just you. The audio for that show clearly has only Al's vocals for the first 30 seconds of YDLMA. Surprisingly though, that wasn't just a "Stitcher show" error, that happened live! I'll link to the video down below. My guess is that the guys were able to hear the guitar via their in-ear monitors, but something wasn't mixed correctly in the house. You'll notice that there is a nervous chuckle from the crowd before Al starts singing, because they were all sitting there in silence for the intro of the song.

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Re: Highlights & Anomalies thread

Postby crazygurl14 » Tue Jul 17, 2018 4:37 pm

Currently on the Augusta Georgia show from April. Id Love to see video from the whole fire alarm thing. This show is awesome
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Re: Highlights & Anomalies thread

Postby richegreen » Sun Jul 22, 2018 8:18 pm

The Montreal show features Al telling a pretty funny story about when he met Eddie Vedder. It also had Al playing straight accordion on Larry, which he changed to an organ part when I saw it a couple weeks later.
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Re: Highlights & Anomalies thread

Postby Yankomaniac » Wed Jul 25, 2018 12:32 am

I was at the Montreal show. Larry was amazing. I believe he went back to accordion after that, didn't hear about that.
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Re: Highlights & Anomalies thread

Postby OneWAY » Wed Jul 25, 2018 2:58 am

At the Longview show, Al did Buy Me A Condo with only Jim and Steve, which I'm pretty sure is unusual (except at Parallel Universe shows)
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Re: Highlights & Anomalies thread

Postby weird_el » Wed Jul 25, 2018 11:26 pm

I love Particle Man ! Austin show
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Re: Highlights & Anomalies thread

Postby crazygurl14 » Fri Jul 27, 2018 9:42 pm

On #13. Hopefully I can listen to the rest before my free month is up in a few days
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Re: Highlights & Anomalies thread

Postby crazygurl14 » Tue Jul 31, 2018 3:05 am

Was on vacation this past weekend with basically 0 cell service so cut into my progress. Currently on #10. I am hoping the shows will save once downloaded because I am pretty sure my month is over tonight or tomorrow.
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Re: Highlights & Anomalies thread

Postby ergalthema » Tue Jul 31, 2018 5:50 am

Before Why Does This Always Happen To Me? in Green Bay on 6/10, Al talks about Ruben posing for a keyboard magazine centerfold and the band plays disco music. Not sure if that happened at any other show (didn't at the 7 other shows I saw).

On the spreadsheet, I just included it as a note for the intro to Why Does This Always Happen To Me?. But I'm considering if it should have its own line, since the band is playing. (Audience Inspiration Song has its own line)
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Re: Highlights & Anomalies thread

Postby Muppetboy09 » Tue Jul 31, 2018 11:03 pm

Since we're on the topic of the band playing musical intros, I thought I would throw out another anomaly (that was probably already mentioned)

-On the April 14th show in Augusta, they started "Happy Birthday" by playing the intro of the Beatles song of the same name. To my knowledge, that is the only show that they did that

-Also at that same show, at the end of Generic Blues, Al messes with the band members, not throwing the sign indicating the music hit, resulting in Bermuda, Steve, Ruben, and Jim all hitting notes at completely different times.
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