Phish Debuts “Simple” Out Of A Crazy “Mike’s Song” Jam, On This Day In 1994

first_imgThere’s something gratifying about going through the Phish archives and pulling out some of the great shows from the band’s career. So many memorable moments came during the 1990’s, including this performance from May 27th, 1994 at The Warfield in San Francisco, CA.The band’s third night at the iconic SF spot was arguably the best of the run, featuring the debut of “Simple,” an acoustic set with Morgan Fichter on fiddle, and an audience macaroni and cheese box shaking for “Possum” and Jimi Hendrix’s “Fire.” No really, the band handed out Flintstones macaroni and cheese before the final two songs of the night and encouraged fans to shake along with them. “Shake your macaroni!,” yells drummer Jon Fishman.Of course, the song “Simple” also made its debut at this show, in its familiar setlist locale post-“Mike’s Song.” The interchange between “Mike’s” and “Simple” is downright insane, when you consider that this was the first time it had ever been played. The song was originally recorded in something of a doo-wop style for the Hoist album, but the Mike Gordon penned original didn’t make the cut. After this performance, it was significantly reworked and eventually debuted in a form closer to finalization, during the infamous O.J. Simpson police chase performance on June 17th of the same year.It’s interesting to hear how this song came to be, and we do indeed have it “Simple” for being Phish fans. Listen to the full May 27th, 1994 show below.[Audio: fromtheaquarium]Setlist: Phish | The Warfield | San Francisco, CA | 5/27/1994Set 1: Wilson > Runaway Jim, Foam, Bouncing Around the Room > David Bowie, If I Could, Punch You In the Eye > Harry Hood, Golgi ApparatusSet 2: Suzy Greenberg > Peaches en Regalia > My Friend, My Friend > Reba[1], The Lizards, Julius, Nellie Kane[2], My Mind’s Got a Mind of its Own[2], Mike’s Song -> Simple[3] > Mike’s Song > Simple -> O Mio Babbino Caro[4], Possum[5]Encore: Fire[5][1] No whistling.[2] Morgan Fichter on fiddle. Acoustic and without microphones.[3] Debut.[4] Phish debut; Andrea Baker singing unmiced.[5] Audience shaking boxes of macaroni and cheese.Teases:· Theme from The Flintstones tease in Suzy Greenberg· Theme from The Flintstones tease in PossumNotes: This show marked the debut of Simple and the Phish debut of O Mio Babbino Caro. Suzy and Possum contained Flintstones theme teases. Reba did not have the whistling ending. Nellie Kane and My Mind’s Got a Mind of its Own were performed acoustic with guest fiddler Morgan Fichter. O Mio Babbino Caro, a Puccini aria, featured opera singer Andrea Baker singing unmiced. Before Possum, the band handed out boxes of Flintstones macaroni and cheese for the audience to shake along with Possum and Fire.last_img read more

Man Utd star David de Gea sends class message to Arsenal’s Bernd Leno after horror injury

first_imgAdvertisement Advertisement Leno was stretchered off (Picture: Getty)‘But this is a contact sport. You need to try and jostle get an advantage here of there try and ease him out the box. ‘Yes he got injured but he didn’t go in there with the intentions I don’t believe, if I’m a player and I’m playing for Brighton I want my striker doing that.’MORE: Bernd Leno suffers horrific injury during Brighton vs ArsenalMORE: Rio Ferdinand defends Neal Maupay as injured Bernd Leno blasts Brighton strikerFollow Metro Sport across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. For more stories like this, check our sport page. Stay strong 🙏🏼💪🏼— David de Gea (@D_DeGea) June 20, 2020 Leno immediately screamed out in pain (Picture: Getty)David de Gea has sent a message to Bernd Leno after the Arsenal goalkeeper suffered a horrific injury playing for Arsenal against Brighton.Leno landed awkwardly on the turf after collecting the ball under a challenge from Brighton forward Neal Maupay.The German stopper immediately screamed out in pain holding his right leg and continued to yell out as distressed Arsenal players gathered around him.Leno was stretchered off and the assumption is the 28-year-old has suffered a serious injury.ADVERTISEMENTManchester United’s De Gea tweeted a message for Leno, saying: ‘Stay strong’. Coral BarrySaturday 20 Jun 2020 5:02 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link6.4kShares Comment Leno was clearly unhappy with Maupay’s role in his injury, furiously confronting the Brighton player as he was stretchered off the pitch. AdvertisementAdvertisementMaupay protested his innocence and Rio Ferdinand insisted the attacker could not be blamed for what happened to Leno.‘You can’t blame Maupay for that, he would have felt worse in training or even in the warm-up,’ Ferdinand told BT Sport.More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man City‘It’s a contact sport. Its a foul but it’s not malicious and it’s not with excessive force, come on. ‘It’s a very unfortunate very nasty injury and obviously Leno will be distraught he’s been ever-present for Arsenal. ‘It’s difficult… I think Maupay will be sitting there and thinking, “wow, maybe I didn’t need to go in for that”. Man Utd star David de Gea sends class message to Arsenal’s Bernd Leno after horror injurylast_img read more

Governor Wolf Announces Two Company Expansions in Pennsylvania, Creation of 600 New Jobs (Round-Up)

first_img Economy,  Jobs That Pay,  Round-Up,  The Blog Yesterday, Governor Tom Wolf announced two companies would be expanding their operations in Pennsylvania, a move that will create 600 new jobs.The governor visited Accolade Inc. in Plymouth Meeting to announce the company’s plans to expand for the fifth time and create an additional 250 jobs.“Accolade’s decision to choose Pennsylvania as the best place for its fifth expansion over any other location speaks volumes to our highly-skilled and dedicated workforce,” said Governor Wolf. “I applaud Accolade for recognizing and investing in the great talents of our first-class workforce. My budget proposal continues to support companies like Accolade who are dedicated to expanding in the commonwealth and creating good, middle-class jobs for Pennsylvanians.”Governor Wolf also announced 350 new jobs, as well as the retention of 1,500 existing positions, with the expansion of Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories.“I am pleased to announce that Eurofins will a significant investment in its Lancaster County campus by expanding its cutting-edge operations in the commonwealth and employing 1,500 hard-working Pennsylvanians with family sustaining jobs,” said Governor Wolf. “Projects like this that utilize the talents of our highly-skilled and dedicated workforce are what will continue to grow our communities and strengthen our economy.”Take a look at the coverage below Governor Wolf Announces Two Company Expansions in Pennsylvania, Creation of 600 New Jobs (Round-Up) By: Eryn Spangler, Press Assistant SHARE Email Facebook Twitter March 03, 2017center_img Like Governor Tom Wolf on Facebook: Accolade Inc. to add 250 jobs in Plymouth MeetingAccolade Inc., which contracts with self-insured employers and insurers to help beneficiaries navigate the health care system, will add 250 full-time jobs over the next three years in Plymouth Meeting, Gov. Wolf said Thursday. The company already employs 541 at the Montgomery County location and will spend $2 million on the expansion.The Reporter: Pa. Gov. Wolf visits Accolade in Plymouth MeetingA trailblazing company that’s been recognized as a top place to work received a visit from Gov. Tom Wolf Thursday to celebrate a partnership with the state in its imminent future. Accolade, Inc., which is planning to create 250 jobs over the next three years, specializes in simplifying and humanizing the frequently frustrating world of health care for its clients’ employees.CBS: Gov. Wolf Visits Plymouth Meeting Healthcare CompanyGov. Wolf toured Accolade’s operations, nestled off West Germantown Pike, and brought with him a $2 million contribution from the state to help the company cover hiring and training of an additional 250 employees.Central Penn Business Journal: Eurofins lab expansion to create 350 new jobsA substantial lab expansion at Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories, Inc. will bring 350 new full-time jobs to one of Lancaster County’s largest employers, Gov. Tom Wolf said Thursday. Eurofins provides analytical testing services to the bio/pharmaceutical, food, environmental and medical device industries. Its main campus is located in Upper Leacock Township.ABC 27: Company to add 350 jobs in Lancaster CountyA laboratory services provider plans to expand its Lancaster County campus and add 350 full-time jobs, Gov. Tom Wolf’s office announced Thursday. Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories, Inc. currently employs 1,500 people at its main campus in Upper Leacock Township. The company plans to build a five-story facility to house laboratories and office space beginning in April.PennLive: $59 million expansion project expected to create 350 new jobs[Eurofin] will invest $59 million in the expansion project, which includes construction of the facility and the purchase of new laboratory instrumentation and equipment, the statement said. Construction is anticipated to start next month and the company has already begun hiring new employees. In addition to the 350 new, full-time jobs, the company is expected to retain 1,500 existing positions.   SHARE  TWEETlast_img read more

Iheanacho: I Will Not Leave Man City

first_imgOlawale Ajimotokan in AbujaManchester City forward Kelechi Iheanacho Thursday responded to speculations linking him with a summer move to a host of clubs including Newcastle United and West Ham. Iheanacho’s future has been mired in uncertainty after he fell down the pecking order behind Sergio Aguero and Gabriel Jesus at the Etihad Stadium, making him a subject of a possible transfer with Newcastle touted as one of the likely destinations.But the 20-year-old Super Eagles international, according to the Daily Star reported Thursday night, the striker had no interest in leaving Pep Guardiola’s side.Asked about the speculation around his future, Iheanacho said: “I’m not very aware of that. I just keep working with the team and I’m still at Manchester City so I’ll meet up with the boys and kick off the season with Manchester City.“I’m happy to stay at Manchester City and keep fighting to help them achieve what they want to achieve. Manchester City is a big team and we need to go far as a squad, so we need everybody.“Of course everyone is competing but we compete as a team. The manager can only pick 11 players so everyone is working, doing well and going 100 percent.“We keep working and see what comes around next season. It was a good season so I’ve really enjoyed it with my team-mates.”Newcastle United, under Rafa Benitez have acquired Ghana international, Christian Atsu, and are rebuilding for the English Premier League campaign for the coming season by looking to reinforce their ranks with players with top flight experience.And with Benitez keen to make the most of the loan market in his search for a new striker, Iheanacho seemed to fit the bill.Iheanacho has struggled for playing time under Guardiola despite scoring 12 goals in 42 games, with the Spaniard preferring Aguero and Brazilian youngster, Jesus, who arrived at the club in January ahead of him.The scheme has now been renamed VAT Wonder Goal after it was endorsed by the Federal Inland Revenue Services (FIRS) as a platform to promote tax education and engage football fans on the necessity and benefits of paying taxes to government.Abdulwaheed scored on the 10th minute of the first half for Gombe United in their match in Enugu which though ended 2-1 in favour of Rangers International with goals from Godwin Aguda and Ebuka Okeke.Saka’s lone strike on the 39th minute had secured all three points for Rivers United while Leonard’s long range effort in Shagamu gifted former champions, Enyimba International their first away win this season.“The VAT Wonder Goal while seeking to reward marksmanship of the highest quality in the NPFL by celebrating eye-catching and brilliant goals is also a platform to support the Federal Government’s drive to increase revenue from the non-oil sector, especially through taxes,” the LMC stated while announcing the partnership with FIRS.Voting will end by 11.59am on Sunday, May 27 and the player whose goal attracts the highest number of goals will receive the prize money of N150, 000 from which 50% will be donated to a Charity of his choice within the city where the club is based.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegramlast_img read more

Kadiatou Sissoko’s spark off bench in Syracuse’s win provides look at her potential impact

first_imgJocelyn Willoughby was torching the Syracuse defense. The Orange had allowed the Virginia guard to score 13 quick points and found themselves down 25-22 early in the second quarter. After a free throw by the guard, Kadiatou Sissoko checked in for Miranda Drummond, who had fouled Willoughby.On the next possession, Sissoko spotted up in the left corner, caught a pass from Tiana Mangakahia, and for the first time in her Syracuse career, drained a 3-pointer. The ensuing trip down the court, Emily Engstler found Sissoko, who finished a floater in the paint.Then, the France native showed off her post moves. She caught a pass behind the arc, dribbled toward the paint and threw a pump fake that brought her defender off their feet. Sissoko stepped through and scored her sixth and seventh straight points. What was previously a three-point deficit turned into a one-point Syracuse lead, jumpstarted by its freshman forward.Sissoko added a layup in the fourth quarter to tie her career-high of nine points. After injuring her knee against Princeton on Nov. 23 and having surgery on her right meniscus, Sissoko missed two months of game action. She returned against Pittsburgh on Jan. 17, but played just five minutes. In her first four games after coming back from the surgery, she shot just 1-of-10 from the field. But Thursday’s game against Virginia was different. Despite only playing 12 minutes, she showed flashes of what Syracuse (17-4, 6-2 Atlantic Coast) expected she’d bring to the team entering the season.“We understand what kind of player she is,” SU head coach Quentin Hillsman said, “so for us we’re not shocked. We just want her to start to put it together in the games, and I think tonight was a really good start to that.”AdvertisementThis is placeholder textSissoko, the No. 11 recruit in espnW’s class of 2018 rankings, started the season strong. In SU’s 85-49 season-opening win over North Dakota, she scored nine points in 17 minutes and added two steals and a block off the bench. Five games later, against Kansas State, Sissoko poured in eight points and three rebounds in 20 minutes.In the next game, after playing one minute and scoring three points, she was injured. Talking about the injury the following week, Hillsman said that the team would miss Sissoko’s length, size, and athleticism. Marie-Paule Foppossi saw more playing time in her place, but she couldn’t replicate Sissoko’s skill on the court.Sissoko’s length and athleticism at 6-foot-2 allows Hillsman to play her at the top of his zone full court press, but without a player to replicate her attributes, he was forced to play the much-smaller Gabrielle Cooper in her position.“I have long arms, so it’s easier for me to take the ball,” Sissoko said about her role in the press earlier this season. “I’m versatile. I want to improve in my shots too.”Her shooting was praised by the SU coaching staff entering the season, and they thought her ability to play inside and out would be key for the Orange. But up until Thursday, Sissoko had come up empty on all seven of her tries from outside.Her triple against the Cavaliers broke her cold-streak though. Once the 3-pointer fell, she appeared more engaged on both sides of the ball. From her position on the wing in SU’s 2-3 zone, Sissoko was flying from the baseline to the top of the key. Her length, which the Orange sorely missed, forced Virginia’s shooters to take contested shots.On offense, her seven-straight points in the middle of the second quarter showed her newfound confidence and, when she’s aggressive, her natural ability to score.“(When Sissoko is confident) It does a lot for the team,” Mangakahia said. “When Kadi comes in, she attacks the rim, she gets offensive rebounds, she runs the floor, she does a lot of great things for this team.”Two weeks ago, Sissoko said that she was “85 percent” but didn’t have all the abilities she did at the start of the season. Thursday after the win, she confirmed that she was finally feeling completely healthy.With the win against the Cavaliers, Syracuse finishes the first half of its conference slate at 6-2. Next week, the Orange begin the second half away at No. 3 Louisville, which just took down No. 2 Connecticut on the Cardinals’ home floor.Hillsman said that the team had been trying to get Sissoko healthy for later in SU’s conference schedule, for teams like Louisville. For the first time in over two months, she is.“It’s a good game,” Sissoko said. “It’s a good start. I will push myself, and I hope it’s going to be the start of something good.” Comments Published on January 31, 2019 at 10:40 pm Contact Eric: [email protected] | @esblack34 Facebook Twitter Google+last_img read more

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