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Caption: Phish playing Hampton Coliseum in VA, Credit: http://yamar2001.wordpress.com
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Phish playing Hampton Coliseum in VA 

Following Phish before the internet

From: Lydia Wilson
Length: 05:35

As Phish reunion tour wraps up, a Phish-head fan reflects on following the band before the internet.

Phish-hamp_small If Airing on or before 12/5/09: The jam band Phish (pronounced “Fish”) wraps up its reunion tour Saturday with a sold-out show in Charlottesville, Virginia.  Phish never had a hit single but still grew to be a national sensation by encouraging fans to record their shows and share them for free with other fans, called Phish-heads. Producer Lydia Wilson talked with a Phish-head who remembers following the band before the internet.

If Airing after 12/5/09: The jam band Phish (pronounced “Fish”) wrapped up its reunion tour recently with a sold-out show in Charlottesville, Virginia.  Phish never had a hit single but still grew to be a national sensation by encouraging fans to record their shows and share them for free with other fans, called Phish-heads. Producer Lydia Wilson talked with a Phish-head who remembers following the band before the internet.

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Piece Description

If Airing on or before 12/5/09: The jam band Phish (pronounced “Fish”) wraps up its reunion tour Saturday with a sold-out show in Charlottesville, Virginia.  Phish never had a hit single but still grew to be a national sensation by encouraging fans to record their shows and share them for free with other fans, called Phish-heads. Producer Lydia Wilson talked with a Phish-head who remembers following the band before the internet.

If Airing after 12/5/09: The jam band Phish (pronounced “Fish”) wrapped up its reunion tour recently with a sold-out show in Charlottesville, Virginia.  Phish never had a hit single but still grew to be a national sensation by encouraging fans to record their shows and share them for free with other fans, called Phish-heads. Producer Lydia Wilson talked with a Phish-head who remembers following the band before the internet.

Broadcast History

WVTF - Roanoke, VA - 12/4 - ATC drop in

Transcript

non-narrated piece with a phish fan remembering trading music through blank tapes with fans through AOL message boards, and musing on why he still keeps tapes around today. cuts of phish tapes are mixed in.
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Timing and Cues

story runs 5:20 seconds,with :14 seconds of crowd sounds for fade.

Intro and Outro

INTRO:

The jam band Phish (pronounced “Fish”) closes its reunion tour Saturday night with a sold-out show in Charlottesville, Virginia. Phish never had a hit single but still grew to be a national sensation by encouraging fans to record their shows and share them for free with other fans, called Phish-heads. Producer Lydia Wilson talked with a Central Virginia Phish-head who remembers following the band before the internet.

OUTRO:

Additional Credits

Produced by Lydia Wilson