Welcome to the 288th edition of Phish.Net's Mystery Jam Monday, the second-hardest of the easiest MJM month of this year – where that leaves it overall is an exercise best left to the reader. The winner will receive an MP3 download code courtesy of our friends at LivePhish.com / Nugs.Net. To win, be the first person to identify the song and date of the mystery clip. Each person gets one guess to start – if no one guesses correctly, I will post a hint on Tuesday around 10 AM PT / 1 PM ET, after which each person gets one more guess before I reveal the correct answer on Wednesday. Good luck!
Hint: The word that comes to mind: portmanteau.
Answer: Congrats to first-time winner @wforwumbo who knew what a portmanteau was and correctly identified the 11/27/96 "Down with Disease" (-> JJLC > SOAMule, Tweezer -> Sweet Emotion -> DWD), known by many as the "Diseezer." While it isn't the most popular year from a fan or MJM clip selection perspective, there are certainly some great jams / sets / shows across 1996, the year before Phish became a weapon of mass destruction. Come back Monday for MJM289, the hardest of the month.
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November 21, 1995
22 years ago
Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Set 2: Simple -> David Bowie -> Take Me to the River -> David Bowie, Glide > Ya Mar, Mike's Song -> Keyboard Army > Hold Your Head Up > Suspicious Minds > Hold Your Head Up, Carolina, A Day in the Life
Encore: Good Times Bad Times
 Trey sang verses through megaphone.
 No "Myfe" ending.
 Phish debut; incomplete.
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