A smokin’ punk-funk cover of Curtis Mayfield’s Superfly classic “Freddie’s Dead” by one of the most energetic bands of the late 1980s-early 1990s. One of the best concerts I ever experienced was seeing Fishbone in 1991. The sound was loud, the strobe lights were enough to send you into seizures, and the walls were sweating. From the 1988 album “Truth and Soul.”
One of the best concerts I’ve ever seen was Fishbone back around 1990 or 1991 in Charlottesville, VA. The venue probably had way more people than what was legally allowed and the concert began with the lead singer being carried from the back of the venue to the stage while he sang. Once on stage, the lights were blinding and the music, extremely loud. Everyone was either drunk or stoned and dancing their asses off in every way imaginable. A really fun and energetic experience. I remember the wood walls of the venue sweating. “Boneyard” was the song I remember being really bringing down the house and was so loud, I thought the roof was going to tear off. A great band that doesn’t get the credit they deserve.