After Pleased To Meet Me, Can’t Hardly Wait was pretty much unchanged when the Mats’ played it live. Their live act found a touch of stability as they played larger venues and did an opening stint for Tom Petty. The number of covers played drop significantly and the older Twin Tone songs started dropping off the setlist.
I assume one of the reasons they packed it in after playing the Taste Of Chicago in Grant Park that Fourth Of July weekend in 1991 was that it must have been getting stale for Paul and Tommy. But still, for the very last Can’t Hardly Wait, they cranked out a good ‘un.[audio:chw06.mp3]
So beautiful I got choked up. Fuckers sure were something & you never know, maybe together again someday.