Fat Fish Last Chance

Fat Fish Last Chance, the final Splinter Fish show at The Fat Chance Bar & Grill, Albuquerque, NM, February 28, 1991.


  • Jess Graham (Sax, Flute
  • Manny Rettinger (Guitar
  • Eric McFadden (Guitar

This show was recorded onto nine 4-track cassettes at high speed. The beginning of Not A Subversive was cut off and a tape ran out in the middle of My High Horse. At the end of the night, Baby's On Fire was supposed to be the last song, but as the band was leaving the stage, Chuck started into "Helter Skelter" for one last song.

Recording InfoEdit

  • Track 1: Drum mix (Mic on Bass Drum and 2 overhead mics. This track also had the amp-out feeds from Manny and Eric's guitars.
  • Track 2: Amp-out from Jeff's Bass.
  • Track 3: Amp-out from Chuck's Guitar
  • Track 4: Vocal mix (3 vocal mics, which also captured Debo's percussion and Jess's Flute and Sax.

Set 1Edit

Not A Subversive
Misery 910228
Before The Dreaming
Before The Dreaming 910228
I Can't Explain (The Who)
Vindaloo Interview
Vindaloo Interview 910228
If I Had A Gun
If I Had A Gun 910228
My High Horse
Fly On The Wall (XTC)
Milo's Sunset
Milo's Sunset 910228
Star Trek Reruns
Star Trek Reruns 910228
In The Day Of Your Heart
In The Day Of Your Heart 910228
Dinosaurs 910228
Oh No Here It Comes Again (Camper Van Beethoven)
July 910228
Broken Movie Projector
Broken Movie Projector 910228
Dancing Barefoot (Patti Smith)
Drugs 910228

Set 2Edit

Space 910228
Ripple Effect
Ripple Effect 910228
The Seismograph Song - with Jess Graham, Sax
The Seismograph Song 910228
Rain Came Down - with Jess Graham, Sax
Rain Came Down 910228
Got The Time (Joe Jackson)
Money And Murder
Money And Murder 910228
I'm Round - with Manny Rettinger, Guitar, and Jess Graham, Sax
I'm Round 910228
In The End - with Manny Rettinger, Guitar
In The End 910228
Hey Now - with Manny Rettinger, Guitar
Hey Now 910228
Right Place, Wrong Time (Dr. John) - with Manny Rettinger, Guitar
Man - with Manny Rettinger, Guitar, and Jess Graham, Flute
Man 910228
Bye Bye Bystander
Bye Bye Bystander 910228
Mars 910228
Take Me - with Jess Graham, Sax
Take Me 910228
Scatter Dogs - with Jess Graham, Sax
Scatter Dogs 910228
Furniture 910228

Set 3Edit

The Solid Throw
The Solid Throw 910228
Vacant Flame - with Jess Graham, Sax
Vacant Flame 910228
For Which It Stands
For Which It Stands 910228
Accidents Happen
Accidents Happen 910228
Next To You (The Police)
Dance Of The Pillbugs
Dance Of The Pillbugs 910228
Splinter Fish Rap
Splinter Fish Rap 910228
Good Times / Bad Times (Led Zeppelin)
The Rainbo Bread Song
The Rainbo Bread Song 910228
Engrossed In The Throes Of Cattle Worship - with Eric McFadden, guitar
Cattle Worship 910228
Komodo Madonna - with Eric McFadden, guitar
Komodo Madonna 910228
Albuquerque - with Eric McFadden, guitar
Albuquerque 910228
Baby's On Fire (Brian Eno) - with Eric McFadden, guitar, Manny Rettinger, guitar
Baby's On Fire 910228
Helter Skelter (The Beatles) - with Eric McFadden, guitar, Manny Rettinger, guitar, Jess Graham, Sax