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Freeworld

Freeworld has not been seen in 1946 Phish shows.
It was last played: 1987-03-06.
It was played at 0.05% of live shows.
It has been performed live 1 time(s).

Lyrics: Jim Pollock

Vocals: Jim Pollock

Debut: 1987-03-06

Long a mystery, this unidentified song circulated on setlists for years as “Freeworld,” even though the vocalist announces the title (perhaps sarcastically) as “If This is a Free World, Then Tomorrow Must be Just as Worse.” Performed only once at a sparsely attended Goddard cafeteria gig on 3/6/87 (audio), the vocalist also claims to have just made up the song. For upwards of fifteen years, this song history solicited any additional information regarding the origins of the song. Finally, in December 2013 long time friend of the band Jim Pollock answered the call and revealed that he not only wrote the song but also handled vocal duties at the lone performance (h/t to user @Fluffhead for bringing this to our attention). The more you know.


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