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How I Stopped Worrying And Learned To Love Phish

Phish Update No. 2: Early Thoughts

Well, it's started; I'm only listening to Phish. From now on—whether in my car or at home—it's all Phish, all the time. (Okay, only for the next five days). You know what made the transition easier? The fact that the last song I heard on the car radio was "Brandy (You're A Fine Girl)."

So far, two things that I'm excited about:
1. The outpouring of earnest, well-thought out suggestions from Phish fans (check out the comment sections here and here for proof).

2. The fact that this band inspires such intense loyalty yet their fans seem to be open to new and potential followers.

I hope I can cull through the countless live tracks and shows and find something that sticks!

Thus far, I've watched a bunch of footage on You Tube and am checking out some shows from But the best intro so far has been this video montage; it is pretty cool and an excellent starting point for a a naif like me: