|The Smashing Pumpkins|
|Venue||Newport Music Hall|
|Location||Columbus, OH, US|
|Lineup||Corgan, Chamberlin, Schroeder, Reyes, Harriton, Pooley, Shankar, Bradley, McNair|
|Order of Bands||The Smashing Pumpkins|
|Lowest Circulating Generation||FLAC-M|
|Equipment||CA Mics>CA STC-900>R-09(16/44.1)|
|Lowest Circulating Generation||WAV-M>FLAC|
|Live Music Archive||16-bit download|
- Louie Louie [The Kingsmen]
- Hang on Sloopy [The McCoys]
- The Monster Mash [Pickett]
- Unchained Melody [The Righteous Brothers] (tease)
- Wipe Out [The Surfaris]
- Ginger's Raga
- The Gambler [Rogers]
- Lizard Blues
- Jeremy [Pearl Jam] (tease)
- In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida [Iron Butterfly] (with Doug Goodman on vocals)
- Stairway to Heaven [Led Zeppelin] (tease)
- Ginger's Raga Returns
- Kill Your Parents
- Speed Kills
- As Rome Burns
- The Sounds of Silence [Simon]
- Lil' Red Riding Hood [Sam the Sham and the Pharaohs]
- A Song for a Son
- Bullet with Butterfly Wings
- Heavy Metal Machine
- White Rabbit [Jefferson Airplane] (tease)
- White Horse [Laid Back] (tease)
- Stranglehold [Nugent] (tease)
- Tom Sawyer [Rush] (tease)
- YYZ [Rush] (tease)
- Glass' Theme
- Set the Controls for the Heart of the Sun [Pink Floyd] [20:51]
- First performance of Hang On Sloopy
- First performance of In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida since 1997-02-04
- Only performances of Louie Louie, Monster Mash, Wipe Out, Gingger's Raga, The Gambler, Lizard Blues, and Gingger's Raga Returns
Hang On Sloopy
(BC over intro: Shhhh... I think you know this song.)
(BC spoken interlude: You know, I, I see Sloopy everywhere. The other day I saw her at the game. She was lookin’ fine. I said “Sloopy, girl, you sure lookin’ fine.” She said, “What’s that?” I said, “You lookin’ fine!” I said “Sloopy, girl, you ever gonna have a baby with me?” She said, “No, China Girl, my love is for the Buckeyes.” [Billy was dressed as a China Girl.] And if you’re not on Team China Girl, I just can’t go there. But I’m a wishin’ and a prayin’ on Sloopy. I’m a wishin’ and a prayin’. I’m sayin’ (singing) “Hang on...”)
BC: You can talk all you want. Every day is Halloween for me.
BC: Thank you, thank you. We’re now halfway through this special show, and, um...thank you. Thank you, um, thank you.
(BC as he starts playing guitar riff: There aren’t words in the English language to say thank you more than I can say thank you. ... Buenos dias. ... Like to try out...try out a new song. Try to reach you. I know a lot of you feelin’ down right now. Lot of trouble in the world. This is a little song I wrote to try to cheer you up. Thank you, I’m known for that.)
(after verse 1) Listen to the gambler. That’s the problem with Ohio, nobody listens, nobody listens in Ohio. Lots of undecided voters not listening. Shhh....
(after verse 2) The gambler’s got some advice for you. Try living in a warm place, start there. Try living in a state with only one “o” in the title. Try not living in a city named after a fake explorer. That’s what the gambler has to say.
(after chorus 1) I hope these words are etching upon your heart like a bad tattoo. I’m guessin’ there’s some bad tattoos out there, you know what I’m talkin’ about. It’s hard to work at the post office with those full sleeves. It’s hot, you gotta wear the short-sleeved shirt, it’s the full sleeves. The gambler, no tattoos.
(after verse 3) Yeah, sometimes dying in your sleep’s a better option. But then you wake up the next day after you died in your sleep and you think, “That wasn’t such a good idea.” Gambler’s got a little more to say to you right now. I want you to open up your heart and later I want you to open up your wallet, but now I want you to open up your heart. Shhhh....
(chorus 2) “You've got to know when to hold 'em, know when to fold 'em...” No no no, “know when to walk...” Go back, dammit. That’s the wrong chords. Start, start again. (coughs twice) Gimme the kick drum. You gotta wait! You gotta wait. You gotta wait, buddy, I know you’re young but you gotta wait. Come on! Feel it! Everybody’s a gambler, just like everybody’s Joe the Plumber, come on! (singing) “You’ve got to know when–” No, that’s the wrong chord! E, E, buddy, E, no, E. It’s E, E. As sure as my name is Fred, it’s E. Come on. It’s ‘cause you’re not from the Midwest. If you were from the Midwest, you’d know the right chord. (singing) “You’ve got to know when to fold em....” Thank you! “Know when to fold ‘em....”
(after chorus 2, going into short Lisa solo) Feel it! Gamble your lives away! Just throw ‘em right down the drain. Sometimes there’s no hope. Thanks to us, you have something to listen to before you die.
(after chorus 3) That’s right, there’s a new tomorrow coming! And his name’s Joe Biden. We don’t need Joe the Plumber, we need Joe Biden. Because “Biden” rhymes with “fightin’,” and that’s what the gambler would want.
(as song trails out) Ah, fuck it, they’re not listening anyway.
(BC towards end, during quiet part: You folks need to shut the fuck up! Don’t make me play your funeral song.)
BC: It’s okay, elf man, have a sense of humor. Little sense of humor, elf man. I know, I know. I know. We didn’t get up here to play fuckin’ Freebird, okay? We didn’t get up here to play Karma Police, Jeremy Has Spoken...(plays first 4 notes of Jeremy)...get it through your skull, ain’t gonna happen.
In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida (with Doug Goodman on lead vocals)
(BC: Anyone remember laughter?
Doug: (speaking) In the garden of motherfuckin’ Eden, baby. Don’t you know that I love you? In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida, baby, don’t you know I’ll always be true? Won’t you come with me? Won’t you come with me? And take my hand? In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida, baby. Don’t you know that I’ll always be true? In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida, baby! Don’t you know that I love...you? In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida. In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida. In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida. In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida. In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida. In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida. In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida. In-A-Gadda...Da-Vida. In-A-Gadda...Da-Vida...baby. In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida, honey. In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida, honey! My name’s In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida, oh baby, In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida! In-A-Gadda, In-A-Gadda, In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida, baby! In-Da-Vida, baby! I said, In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida! Do it, In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida, baby! In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida, honey. In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida. In-A-Gaddaaaaaaaaaaaaa...Da-Vida...honey...baby...sweetie...baldie...Mexican drummer-y stick droppie. In-A-Gadda, In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida.)
> Gingger’s Raga Returns
(Doug at beginning, as band transitions: You guys don’t even know how to play this song, I don’t even know what I bothered coming out here for in the gah-den. In-A-Gadda, In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida, baby, don’t you know that I’ll always be true. In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida, baby. Don’t you know, don’t you know, don’t you know, don’t you know, don’t you know, don’t you know? Don’t you know? Don’t you know? Why don’t you know? (singing) Hang On Sloopy (speaking) is a stupid fucking song.)
(BC towards end: I believe it’s “Where are the Smashing Pumpkins?” “Where is Smashing Pumpkins?” is not proper English. Happy fuckin’ Halloween. (mic drop))
Kill Your Parents
BC: Thank you, thank you.
BC: Thank you. Welcome to the start of our 20th anniversary tour. We hope you enjoyed our performance art before. For youse, for youse who can’t take a joke, that was all a joke, just, you know, it was a joke. We weren’t fighting, that was a joke. The Raga, that was a joke, it was all a joke. The qualifier, I’m qualifying, because if I don’t qualify now, it’ll be, tomorrow it’ll be “Corgan’s lost his mind again.”
Jeff: (off mic) I like the lights tonight, the lights are...
BC: I can’t hear, sorry?
Jeff: The lights, the lights are really good.
BC: Yeah, the lights are very bright.
Jeff: The lights. Lights.
BC: Thank you for sharing your Halloween with us. Thank you for letting us put sp...huh? Thank you for letting us put razor blades in your spiritual apples. Yes. ... So let’s go back to fun time joking. ‘Cause that went so well. Did anyone leave after we played? (crowd yells “no”) Aw, we tried to trick you. We tried to make you leave, it was a trick. Now here’s a treat.
As Rome Burns
BC: Jimmy Chamberlin on the drums. Quesadilla.
The Sounds of Silence
> Li’l Red Riding Hood
A Song for a Son
BC: Alright. ... Yeah. ... Yeah. Now is the time to sing, uh, what is it? Oh, now is the time to yell for old songs, that’s what it is. You’ve waited patiently for the hits, now here they come. Heh heh heh. Don’t cheer too loud, I won’t play ‘em. ‘Cause I’m like that. Eh, it’s getting late, Jeff. Gotta get out of here!
Jeff: Yeah, I gotta go have some fun too.
BC: What’d you say? You gotta go see the Tool concert?
Jeff: Yeah, yeah, yeah, I need to go have some fun. No, I didn’t say Tool, I said I need to go have some fun.
BC: I wanna get over there and see some Jackyl.
Jeff: Jimmy brought his chainsaw. He’s got it.
BC: Okay, let’s try a little experiment. Okay, I want everyone to close your eyes, close your eyes. Just trust me for once, please? Close your eyes. Shhh...shhh...shhhh.....shh. There we go, shhh.... Feels good to be quiet, doesn’t it? Shhhh....very good, alright.
> Bullet with Butterfly Wings
> Heavy Metal Machine / White Rabbit / White Horse / Stranglehold / Tom Sawyer / YYZ
> Glass’ Theme
BC: Thank you very much, good night. ... We ain’t fuckin’ dead yet!
Set the Controls for the Heart of the Sun