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1988


1988-01-20 - WALDORF-ASTORIA HOTEL, NEW YORK CITY, NY

TWIST AND SHOUT / I SAW HER STANDING THERE / BORN ON THE BAYOU / (I CAN’T GET NO) SATISFACTION / LIKE A ROLLING STONE / ALL ALONG THE WATCHTOWER

Springsteen attends the third Annual Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame ceremonies with Bob Dylan, The Beatles and The Beach Boys the evening’s key Hall Of Fame inductees. This 1988 event is considered to be the most memorable to date due to the number of major stars that turned up. Bruce gives the induction speech for Dylan. Springsteen performed in varying musician/vocalist support roles on all of the above-mentioned tracks. Bruce attended the event with then-wife Julianne Phillips - it was the last time they were seen in public together. Audio of "I Saw Her Standing There" and "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction" was officially released on the 2011 iTunes compilation Best of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame + Museum Live and later that year on the compilation album Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Vol. 1: 1986-1991 (Live). The group singing backup on most of the songs, credited on the aforementioned compilation as The Rock Hall Jam Band, includes Ben E. King, Johnny Moore, Joe Blunt, Clyde Brown, Jeff Beck, George Harrison, Mick Jagger, John Fogerty, Billy Joel, Bob Dylan, Les Paul, Mary Wilson, Elton John, Arlo Guthrie, Paul Shaffer, Yoko Ono, Ringo Starr, Mike Love, Brian Wilson, Carl Wilson, Little Richard, Peter Wolf, Syd McGuinness, and Anton Fig. Joel sings lead on "I Saw Her Standing There". Fogerty sings lead on "Born On The Bayou". Jagger sings lead on "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction". Dylan sings lead on "Like A Rolling Stone". Harrison and Dylan share vocals on "All Along The Watchtower".
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1988-01-24 - EXPO THEATER, FORT MONMOUTH, NJ

No set details known. Private E Street Band rehearsals for the Tunnel Of Love Express Tour. All rehearsals were conducted at the U.S. Military base in the town of Fort Monmouth. Confusion has surrounded the location of these rehearsals due to the fact that the military base actually encompasses parts of the towns of Eatontown and Oceanport, as well as the town of Fort Monmouth.



1988-01-28 - EXPO THEATER, FORT MONMOUTH, NJ

TOUGHER THAN THE REST (6.39) / YOU CAN LOOK (BUT YOU BETTER NOT TOUCH) (3.52) / SHE'S THE ONE (6.30) / WORKING ON THE HIGHWAY (3.17) / I'M ON FIRE* (3.28) / ONE STEP UP* (5.22) / CANDY'S ROOM (3.33) / VALENTINE’S DAY* (6.54) / WHEN YOU'RE ALONE* (5.40) / SOMETHING ABOUT YOU (1.12) / PROTECTION (3.54) / CADILLAC RANCH (5.28) / FROM SMALL THINGS (BIG THINGS ONE DAY COME)* (3.36) / FOR YOU* (5.46) / I'M A COWARD (6.51) / VALENTINE’S DAY* (5.41) / BORN IN THE U.S.A.* (6.13)

Private rehearsals with the E Street Band (and Horns of Love) for the upcoming Tunnel Of Love Express Tour. Despite the privacy of the event the above-mentioned setlist is culled from an 86-minute audience tape of only fair quality. Those songs above marked with an asterisk (*) can be found on the CDs 'From Small Things' (Kiss The Stone) and 'When You're Alone' (On Stage Records). The complete audio can now be found on the two-CD set 'The Complete Tunnel Rehearsals' (Insubria), or via other home made cdr sources. The only known rehearsal or live performance to date of “Protection”, as well as a one-off but incomplete rendition of The Four Tops’ “Something About You”.



1988-02-02 - EXPO THEATER, FORT MONMOUTH, NJ

No set details known. Private E Street Band rehearsals for the Tunnel Of Love Express Tour. The live footage seen in the "One Step Up" music video was recorded during these rehearsal sessions.



1988-02-00 - EXPO THEATER, FORT MONMOUTH, NJ

I AIN’T GOT NO HOME (3:35) / I AIN’T GOT NO HOME (3:10) / VIGILANTE MAN (4:07) / VIGILANTE MAN (4:02)

Recording (in a “live” rehearsal setting), as well as filming (by director Jim Brown) of two Woody Guthrie-penned songs for the upcoming charity album and PBS film documentary A Vision Shared: Tribute To Woody Guthrie And Leadbelly. All four performances (above) were audio recorded. The second version of each song (above) was filmed on the stage of the Expo Theater – it is unclear if the first version of each song was filmed (they have never circulated). The audio of the first version of each of the two songs (above) was first released on August 24, 1988 on the commercially available A Vision Shared charity album. The audio of the second version of each of the two songs (above) was released in very limited quantity in late September 1988 on a rare, U.S.A.-only, promotional-only soundtrack album for the forthcoming film documentary. That documentary had its world debut airing on October 3, 1988 on the U.S.A.’s national PBS TV network and was later made commercially available in several video formats. Note: this audio/video shoot may have taken place over two days, not one.



1988-02-15 - WONDER BAR, ASBURY PARK, NJ

ONE STEP UP

Filming of conceptual footage for the single release of “One Step Up”. Part of this shoot featured Springsteen made up to look like an older man. This footage was then intermixed with mimed footage of Bruce singing the song that had been filmed at Expo Theater in Fort Monmouth, NJ during one of the Tunnel Of Love Express Tour rehearsals in early February. The video clip was directed by Meiert Avis.
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Start of the "Tunnel Of Love Express" tour
February 25, 1988 - August 3, 1988 (67 shows)
 
THE E STREET BAND
Bruce Springsteen (vocals, guitar, harmonica)
Roy Bittan (piano, keyboards)
Clarence Clemons (tenor and baritone saxophones, backing vocals, percussion)
Danny Federici (organ, accordion, keyboards)
Nils Lofgren (guitar, backing vocals)
Patti Scialfa (backing vocals, percussion)
Garry Tallent (bass, percussion)
Max Weinberg (drums)
 
Mario Cruz (saxophone, backing vocals)
Eddie Manion (saxophone, backing vocals)
Mark Pender (trumpet, backing vocals)
Richie "La Bamba" Rosenberg (trombone, backing vocals)
Mike Spengler (trumpet, backing vocals)


1988-02-25 - CENTRUM IN WORCESTER, WORCESTER, MA

Soundcheck: TUNNEL OF LOVE / BE TRUE / ADAM RAISED A CAIN / TWO FACES / ALL THAT HEAVEN WILL ALLOW / ALL THAT HEAVEN WILL ALLOW / ROULETTE - COVER ME / PART MAN PART MONKEY / WALK LIKE A MAN / TUNNEL OF LOVE / BE TRUE / YOU CAN LOOK (BUT YOU BETTER NOT TOUCH) / I'M A COWARD / PART MAN PART MONKEY

TUNNEL OF LOVE / BE TRUE / ADAM RAISED A CAIN / TWO FACES / ALL THAT HEAVEN WILL ALLOW / SEEDS / ROULETTE / COVER ME / BRILLIANT DISGUISE / SPARE PARTS / WAR / BORN IN THE U.S.A. / TOUGHER THAN THE REST / SHE'S THE ONE / YOU CAN LOOK (BUT YOU BETTER NOT TOUCH) / I'M A COWARD / I'M ON FIRE / ONE STEP UP / PART MAN PART MONKEY / WALK LIKE A MAN / DANCING IN THE DARK / LIGHT OF DAY / BORN TO RUN / HUNGRY HEART / GLORY DAYS / CAN'T HELP FALLING IN LOVE / ROSALITA (COME OUT TONIGHT) / DETROIT MEDLEY - I HEAR A TRAIN - SWEET SOUL MUSIC - SHAKE

Audience tape and partial DVD. Live debuts of "Tunnel Of Love", "All That Heaven Will Allow", "Roulette", "Spare Parts", "I'm A Coward", "One Step Up", "Part Man Part Monkey", "Walk Like A Man", plus the first ever on-tour renditions of "Two Faces", "Brilliant Disguise", "Tougher Than The Rest", and "Light Of Day", along with "Be True", which has had only one other public outing before. "Spare Parts" include a highly personal and different introduction story than on later shows – a must-hear. "Part Man Part Monkey" includes "Love Is Strange" in the outro. "Walk Like A Man" includes a beautiful instrumental intro, played only once more, two shows later. "Born To Run" is solo acoustic. Available on CDR 'Worcester 88' . A new version from Mark Persic's master recording is now circulating with slightly better sound that on previous recordings of this show. This release includes the complete show unlike the 'First Date' boot - 'Heart Attack On The First Night' (Ev2). Some pro-shot footage (mostly short snippets, but also including a near-complete “Brilliant Disguise”) supposedly shot by a local TV news crew is circulating among collectors. Thanks to Lost In The Flood for the updates & Per for info. Second half of the show is also filmed from the audience. Soundboard recording of the soundcheck circulates. "Roulette" and "Cover Me" in the soundcheck are just the instrumental intros, rehearsed a few times each; the first "Part Man Part Monkey" is just the ending, with the "Love Is Strange" snippet.
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1988-02-28 - CENTRUM IN WORCESTER, WORCESTER, MA

TUNNEL OF LOVE / BE TRUE / ADAM RAISED A CAIN / TWO FACES / ALL THAT HEAVEN WILL ALLOW / SEEDS / ROULETTE / COVER ME / BRILLIANT DISGUISE / SPARE PARTS / WAR / BORN IN THE U.S.A. / TOUGHER THAN THE REST / SHE'S THE ONE / YOU CAN LOOK (BUT YOU BETTER NOT TOUCH) / I'M A COWARD / I'M ON FIRE / ONE STEP UP / PART MAN PART MONKEY / WALK LIKE A MAN / DANCING IN THE DARK / LIGHT OF DAY / BORN TO RUN / HUNGRY HEART / GLORY DAYS / CAN'T HELP FALLING IN LOVE / ROSALITA (COME OUT TONIGHT) / TENTH AVENUE FREEZE-OUT / DETROIT MEDLEY - I HEAR A TRAIN - SWEET SOUL MUSIC

Audience tape. Released on double CD 'Tunnel Of Lust' on the Swinging Pig label (incomplete, minus encores) and in complete form on the three-LP vinyl bootleg 'Express', which was made up to look like an official CBS promo release. Complete show in good quality circulates on CDR from Mark Persic's master recording, titled 'Broke, Busted & Disgusted' (Ev2). Same set as the previous night with the addition of "Tenth Avenue Freeze-Out" in the encores. "Part Man Part Monkey" includes "Love Is Strange" in the outro. This show is the first show without the keyboard intro for 'Walk Like A Man'. The next night's show has the intro for the second and last time. Bruce forgets the opening lyrics to “Born To Run”, which is solo acoustic, at this show; starting with “In the day we sweat it...” before pausing and saying, “Sung it so damn much I forgot what the first words were!” Thanks to Lost In The Flood for the updates.
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1988-02-29 - CENTRUM IN WORCESTER, WORCESTER, MA

TUNNEL OF LOVE / BE TRUE / ADAM RAISED A CAIN / TWO FACES / ALL THAT HEAVEN WILL ALLOW / SEEDS / ROULETTE / COVER ME / BRILLIANT DISGUISE / SPARE PARTS / WAR / BORN IN THE U.S.A. / TOUGHER THAN THE REST / SHE'S THE ONE / YOU CAN LOOK (BUT YOU BETTER NOT TOUCH) / I'M A COWARD / I'M ON FIRE / ONE STEP UP / PART MAN PART MONKEY / WALK LIKE A MAN / DANCING IN THE DARK / LIGHT OF DAY / BORN TO RUN / HUNGRY HEART / GLORY DAYS / LOVE ME TENDER / ROSALITA (COME OUT TONIGHT) / DETROIT MEDLEY - I HEAR A TRAIN - SWEET SOUL MUSIC - SHAKE

Audience tape. "Love Me Tender" is premiered. "Part Man Part Monkey" includes "Love Is Strange" in the outro. The keyboard intro to "Walk Like A Man" played at the first show of the tour is played again for the second and final time. "Born To Run" is solo acoustic.
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1988-03-03 - DEAN E. SMITH STUDENT ACTIVITIES CENTER, CHAPEL HILL, NC

TUNNEL OF LOVE / BE TRUE / ADAM RAISED A CAIN / TWO FACES / ALL THAT HEAVEN WILL ALLOW / SEEDS / ROULETTE / COVER ME / BRILLIANT DISGUISE / SPARE PARTS / WAR / BORN IN THE U.S.A. / TOUGHER THAN THE REST / SHE'S THE ONE / YOU CAN LOOK (BUT YOU BETTER NOT TOUCH) / I'M A COWARD / I'M ON FIRE / ONE STEP UP / PART MAN PART MONKEY / WALK LIKE A MAN / DANCING IN THE DARK / LIGHT OF DAY / BORN TO RUN / HUNGRY HEART / GLORY DAYS / LOVE ME TENDER / ROSALITA (COME OUT TONIGHT) / DETROIT MEDLEY - I HEAR A TRAIN - SWEET SOUL MUSIC - SHAKE

Audience tape. Some tracks available on LP 'Rolling Stone'. Partial show is filmed from the audience. Same set as the previous night. "Born To Run" is solo acoustic.
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1988-03-04 - DEAN E. SMITH STUDENT ACTIVITIES CENTER, CHAPEL HILL, NC

Soundcheck: LET IT BE ME / HE WAS A FRIEND OF MINE / GOIN' BACK / MY BACK PAGES / PLANE WRECK AT LOS GATOS (DEPORTEE) / BROWN EYED GIRL / TUPELO HONEY / CRAZY LOVE / I SHALL BE RELEASED / MR. TAMBOURINE MAN / JUST LIKE A WOMAN / TUNNEL OF LOVE

TUNNEL OF LOVE / BE TRUE / ADAM RAISED A CAIN / TWO FACES / ALL THAT HEAVEN WILL ALLOW / SEEDS / ROULETTE / COVER ME / BRILLIANT DISGUISE / SPARE PARTS / WAR / BORN IN THE U.S.A. / TOUGHER THAN THE REST / SHE'S THE ONE / YOU CAN LOOK (BUT YOU BETTER NOT TOUCH) / I'M A COWARD / I'M ON FIRE / ONE STEP UP / PART MAN PART MONKEY / WALK LIKE A MAN / DANCING IN THE DARK / LIGHT OF DAY / BORN TO RUN / HUNGRY HEART / GLORY DAYS / CAN'T HELP FALLING IN LOVE / ROSALITA (COME OUT TONIGHT) / DETROIT MEDLEY - I HEAR A TRAIN - SWEET SOUL MUSIC - SHAKE

Audience tape available on CDR 'Spotlight On The Big Man'. Some 120 minutes of audience shot video also circulates. Only one setlist change from the previous night: "Can't Help Falling In Love" replaces "Love Me Tender". "Born To Run" is solo acoustic. Fascinating soundcheck of 60s tracks include covers of "Let It Be Me" (The Everly Brothers), several Byrd's songs ("He Was A Friend Of Mine", "Goin' Back", "Mr. Tambourine Man") and Bob Dylan's "My Back Pages" (also covered by The Byrds) and "Just Like A Woman". Woody Guthrie's "Plane Wreck At Los Gatos (Deportee)" was performed in concert by Springsteen in 1981. Springsteen also soundchecks three Van Morrison tracks - "Brown Eyed Girl", "Tupelo Honey" and "Crazy Love".
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1988-03-08 - SPECTRUM, PHILADELPHIA, PA

Soundcheck: RAISE YOUR HAND / PARADISE BY THE "C" / TUNNEL OF LOVE / BE TRUE / DOWN ON SOUTH STREET (x2) / SWEET SOUL MUSIC / TWO FACES / TUNNEL OF LOVE / TWO FACES / SPARE PARTS

TUNNEL OF LOVE / BE TRUE / ADAM RAISED A CAIN / TWO FACES / ALL THAT HEAVEN WILL ALLOW / SEEDS / ROULETTE / COVER ME / BRILLIANT DISGUISE / SPARE PARTS / WAR / BORN IN THE U.S.A. / TOUGHER THAN THE REST / SHE'S THE ONE / YOU CAN LOOK (BUT YOU BETTER NOT TOUCH) / I'M A COWARD / I'M ON FIRE / ONE STEP UP / PART MAN PART MONKEY / WALK LIKE A MAN / DANCING IN THE DARK / LIGHT OF DAY / BORN TO RUN / HUNGRY HEART / GLORY DAYS / LOVE ME TENDER / ROSALITA (COME OUT TONIGHT) / DETROIT MEDLEY - SWEET SOUL MUSIC - SHAKE

Audience tape available on CDR 'A Room Of Shadows'. Audience tape of soundcheck also on CDR. "Born To Run" is solo acoustic.
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1988-03-09 - SPECTRUM, PHILADELPHIA, PA

Soundcheck: BRILLIANT DISGUISE / TUNNEL OF LOVE / WHEN YOU'RE ALONE (x2) / STOLEN CAR

TUNNEL OF LOVE / BE TRUE / ADAM RAISED A CAIN / TWO FACES / ALL THAT HEAVEN WILL ALLOW / SEEDS / ROULETTE / COVER ME / BRILLIANT DISGUISE / SPARE PARTS / WAR / BORN IN THE U.S.A. / TOUGHER THAN THE REST / SHE'S THE ONE / YOU CAN LOOK (BUT YOU BETTER NOT TOUCH) / I'M A COWARD / I'M ON FIRE / ONE STEP UP / PART MAN PART MONKEY / WALK LIKE A MAN / DANCING IN THE DARK / LIGHT OF DAY / BORN TO RUN / HUNGRY HEART / GLORY DAYS / LOVE ME TENDER / ROSALITA (COME OUT TONIGHT) / DETROIT MEDLEY - SWEET SOUL MUSIC - SHAKE / RAISE YOUR HAND

Audience tape available on CDR 'Tunnel Of Brotherly Love'. Audience tape of soundcheck also on CDR. Same set as night one, with the addition of tour premiere "Raise Your Hand", last played in Toronto, January 21, 1981 during the River Tour. "Born To Run" is solo acoustic.
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1988-03-13 - RICHFIELD COLISEUM, RICHFIELD, OH

Soundcheck: HIGH SCHOOL CONFIDENTIAL / DARLINGTON COUNTY

TUNNEL OF LOVE / BE TRUE / ADAM RAISED A CAIN / TWO FACES / ALL THAT HEAVEN WILL ALLOW / SEEDS / ROULETTE / COVER ME / BRILLIANT DISGUISE / SPARE PARTS / WAR / BORN IN THE U.S.A. / TOUGHER THAN THE REST / SHE'S THE ONE / YOU CAN LOOK (BUT YOU BETTER NOT TOUCH) / I'M A COWARD / I'M ON FIRE / ONE STEP UP / PART MAN PART MONKEY / WALK LIKE A MAN / DANCING IN THE DARK / LIGHT OF DAY / BORN TO RUN / HUNGRY HEART / GLORY DAYS / LOVE ME TENDER / ROSALITA (COME OUT TONIGHT) / DETROIT MEDLEY - I HEAR A TRAIN - SWEET SOUL MUSIC - SHAKE

Audience tape. Thanks to Grethe for setlist update. "Born To Run" is solo acoustic.
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1988-03-14 - RICHFIELD COLISEUM, RICHFIELD, OH

Soundcheck: ACROSS THE BORDERLINE / RING OF FIRE / I'M SO LONESOME I COULD CRY / HEY GOOD LOOKIN' / YOUR CHEATIN' HEART / TUNNEL OF LOVE / TOUGHER THAN THE REST

TUNNEL OF LOVE / BE TRUE / ADAM RAISED A CAIN / TWO FACES / ALL THAT HEAVEN WILL ALLOW / SEEDS / ROULETTE / COVER ME / BRILLIANT DISGUISE / SPARE PARTS / WAR / BORN IN THE U.S.A. / TOUGHER THAN THE REST / SHE'S THE ONE / YOU CAN LOOK (BUT YOU BETTER NOT TOUCH) / I'M A COWARD / I'M ON FIRE / ONE STEP UP / PART MAN PART MONKEY / WALK LIKE A MAN / DANCING IN THE DARK / LIGHT OF DAY / BORN TO RUN / HUNGRY HEART / GLORY DAYS / LOVE ME TENDER / ROSALITA (COME OUT TONIGHT) / DETROIT MEDLEY - I HEAR A TRAIN - SWEET SOUL MUSIC / RAISE YOUR HAND

Audience tape. Released on CDR 'Cleveland Tunnel' (Fakida Records) and in remastered format on 'Walk Like A Man' (Piggham). "Born To Run" is solo acoustic.
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1988-03-16 - ROSEMONT HORIZON, ROSEMONT, IL

TUNNEL OF LOVE / BE TRUE / ADAM RAISED A CAIN / TWO FACES / ALL THAT HEAVEN WILL ALLOW / SEEDS / ROULETTE / COVER ME / BRILLIANT DISGUISE / SPARE PARTS / WAR / BORN IN THE U.S.A. / TOUGHER THAN THE REST / SHE'S THE ONE / YOU CAN LOOK (BUT YOU BETTER NOT TOUCH) / I'M A COWARD / I'M ON FIRE / ONE STEP UP / PART MAN PART MONKEY / WALK LIKE A MAN / DANCING IN THE DARK / LIGHT OF DAY / BORN TO RUN / HUNGRY HEART / GLORY DAYS / LOVE ME TENDER / ROSALITA (COME OUT TONIGHT) / DETROIT MEDLEY - I HEAR A TRAIN - SWEET SOUL MUSIC - SHAKE

Audience tape available from Rick B's recording, 'Taking Two Steps Back - Live At The Rosemont Horizon' (Ev2). This recording was made by a legendary local taper (he also taped the outstanding Chicago 08/09/85, Lincoln and Kansas City '84 shows, and many others). Sound quality is among the best of the tour, although this recording suffers from some low-hiss (barely audible). First night in Chicago for the tour. "Born To Run" is solo acoustic.
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1988-03-17 - ROSEMONT HORIZON, ROSEMONT, IL

TUNNEL OF LOVE / BE TRUE / ADAM RAISED A CAIN / TWO FACES / ALL THAT HEAVEN WILL ALLOW / DARKNESS ON THE EDGE OF TOWN / ROULETTE / COVER ME / BRILLIANT DISGUISE / SPARE PARTS / WAR / BORN IN THE U.S.A. / TOUGHER THAN THE REST / SHE'S THE ONE / YOU CAN LOOK (BUT YOU BETTER NOT TOUCH) / I'M A COWARD / I'M ON FIRE / ONE STEP UP / PART MAN PART MONKEY / BACKSTREETS / DANCING IN THE DARK / LIGHT OF DAY / BORN TO RUN / HUNGRY HEART / GLORY DAYS / LOVE ME TENDER / ROSALITA (COME OUT TONIGHT) / DETROIT MEDLEY - I HEAR A TRAIN - SWEET SOUL MUSIC / RAISE YOUR HAND

Audience tape. First change in the first set of the tour to date with "Darkness On The Edge Of Town" replacing "Seeds". Previously ever-present "Walk Like A Man" also dropped, replaced by the tour premiere of "Backstreets". "Rosalita (Come Out Tonight)" includes a strange instrumental addition to the song. “Detroit Medley” also has a rather special ending with the closing vamp Elvis used to end his shows, before the band returns for “Raise Your Hand”. "Born To Run" is solo acoustic. Thanks to Grethe for the setlist corrections.
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1988-03-20 - CIVIC ARENA, PITTSBURGH, PA

TUNNEL OF LOVE / BE TRUE / ADAM RAISED A CAIN / TWO FACES / ALL THAT HEAVEN WILL ALLOW / SEEDS / ROULETTE / COVER ME / BRILLIANT DISGUISE / SPARE PARTS / WAR / BORN IN THE U.S.A. / TOUGHER THAN THE REST / SHE'S THE ONE / YOU CAN LOOK (BUT YOU BETTER NOT TOUCH) / I'M A COWARD / I'M ON FIRE / ONE STEP UP / PART MAN PART MONKEY / BACKSTREETS / DANCING IN THE DARK / LIGHT OF DAY / BORN TO RUN / HUNGRY HEART / GLORY DAYS / LOVE ME TENDER / ROSALITA (COME OUT TONIGHT) / DETROIT MEDLEY - I HEAR A TRAIN - SWEET SOUL MUSIC / RAISE YOUR HAND (with Joe Grushecky)

Audience tape. "Raise Your Hand" features a guest appearance from Joe Grushecky. "Part Man Part Monkey" includes "Love Is Strange" in the outro. "Born To Run" is solo acoustic. About 90 minutes of audience shot video circulates. Excellent audience tape 'Prisoner Of Pittsburgh' (Ev2).
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1988-03-22 - THE OMNI, ATLANTA, GA

Soundcheck: CAUTIOUS MAN

TUNNEL OF LOVE / BE TRUE / ADAM RAISED A CAIN / TWO FACES / ALL THAT HEAVEN WILL ALLOW / DARKNESS ON THE EDGE OF TOWN / ROULETTE / COVER ME / BRILLIANT DISGUISE / SPARE PARTS / WAR / BORN IN THE U.S.A. / TOUGHER THAN THE REST / SHE'S THE ONE / YOU CAN LOOK (BUT YOU BETTER NOT TOUCH) / I'M A COWARD / I'M ON FIRE / ONE STEP UP / PART MAN PART MONKEY / WALK LIKE A MAN / DANCING IN THE DARK / LIGHT OF DAY / BORN TO RUN / HUNGRY HEART / GLORY DAYS / CAN'T HELP FALLING IN LOVE / ROSALITA (COME OUT TONIGHT) / DETROIT MEDLEY - SWEET SOUL MUSIC - SHAKE

Audience tape. Thanks to Anders for the soundcheck information. "Born To Run" is solo acoustic.
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1988-03-23 - THE OMNI, ATLANTA, GA

Soundcheck: LUCKY DAY / SHE'S THE ONE / TUPELO HONEY / CRAZY LOVE / TUPELO HONEY / INTO THE MYSTIC / A CHANGE IS GONNA COME / LET IT BE ME / PRETTY FLAMINGO / BETTY JEAN / LET'S HAVE A PARTY / IS THAT ALL TO THE BALL (MR. HALL) / SHE'S THE ONE / YOU'RE THE ONE THAT DONE IT / A SATISFIED MIND / JUST LIKE A WOMAN / ONE OF US MUST KNOW (SOONER OR LATER) / DON'T LET ME BE MISUNDERSTOOD / IT'S MY LIFE / TUNNEL OF LOVE

TUNNEL OF LOVE / BE TRUE / ADAM RAISED A CAIN / TWO FACES / ALL THAT HEAVEN WILL ALLOW / SEEDS / ROULETTE / COVER ME / BRILLIANT DISGUISE / SPARE PARTS / WAR / BORN IN THE U.S.A. / TOUGHER THAN THE REST / SHE'S THE ONE / YOU CAN LOOK (BUT YOU BETTER NOT TOUCH) / I'M A COWARD / I'M ON FIRE / ONE STEP UP / PART MAN PART MONKEY / WALK LIKE A MAN / DANCING IN THE DARK / LIGHT OF DAY / BORN TO RUN / HUNGRY HEART / GLORY DAYS / LOVE ME TENDER / ROSALITA (COME OUT TONIGHT) / DETROIT MEDLEY / RAISE YOUR HAND

Audience tape. Show perhaps best known for the stunning soundcheck that was fortunately recorded for posterity on CDR 'Atlanta Soundcheck'. Unfortunately the audio is of poor quality, and most lyrics are either bluffed or inaudible. Artists covered in the soundcheck include Van Morrison ("Tupelo Honey", "Crazy Love", "Into The Mystic"), Sam Cooke ("A Change Is Gonna Come"), The Everly Brothers ("Let It Be Me"), Chuck Berry ("Betty Jean"), Billy Lee Riley ("Is That All To The Ball (Mr. Hall)"), Thomas Wayne ("You're The One That Done It"), Bob Dylan ("Just Like A Woman" and "One Of Us Must Know (Sooner Or Later"), and The Animals ("Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood" and "It's My Life"). "A Satisfied Mind" meanwhile was written by Joe "Red" Hayes and Jack Rhodes, and has been covered by the likes of The Byrds and Bob Dylan. "Born To Run" is solo acoustic.
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1988-03-26 - RUPP ARENA, LEXINGTON, KY

TUNNEL OF LOVE / BE TRUE / ADAM RAISED A CAIN / TWO FACES / ALL THAT HEAVEN WILL ALLOW / SEEDS / ROULETTE / COVER ME / BRILLIANT DISGUISE / SPARE PARTS / WAR / BORN IN THE U.S.A. / TOUGHER THAN THE REST / AIN'T GOT YOU - SHE'S THE ONE / YOU CAN LOOK (BUT YOU BETTER NOT TOUCH) / I'M A COWARD / I'M ON FIRE / ONE STEP UP / PART MAN PART MONKEY / WALK LIKE A MAN / DANCING IN THE DARK / LIGHT OF DAY / BORN TO RUN / HUNGRY HEART / GLORY DAYS / LOVE ME TENDER / ROSALITA (COME OUT TONIGHT) / DETROIT MEDLEY - I HEAR A TRAIN - SWEET SOUL MUSIC / RAISE YOUR HAND

Audience tape. "Born To Run" is solo acoustic.
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1988-03-28 - JOE LOUIS ARENA, DETROIT, MI

Soundcheck: ACROSS THE BORDERLINE / REASON TO BELIEVE

TUNNEL OF LOVE / BE TRUE / ADAM RAISED A CAIN / TWO FACES / ALL THAT HEAVEN WILL ALLOW / SEEDS / ROULETTE / COVER ME / BRILLIANT DISGUISE / SPARE PARTS / WAR / BORN IN THE U.S.A. / TOUGHER THAN THE REST / AIN'T GOT YOU - SHE'S THE ONE / YOU CAN LOOK (BUT YOU BETTER NOT TOUCH) / I'M A COWARD / I'M ON FIRE / ONE STEP UP / PART MAN PART MONKEY / WALK LIKE A MAN / DANCING IN THE DARK / LIGHT OF DAY / BORN TO RUN / HUNGRY HEART / GLORY DAYS / LOVE ME TENDER / ROSALITA (COME OUT TONIGHT) / DETROIT MEDLEY - SWEET SOUL MUSIC / RAISE YOUR HAND

Audience tape. Thanks to Grethe for the setlist amendments. Audio recording of "Be True" from this show was officially released on 12” vinyl and CD EPs later that year. MTV special "Inside The Tunnel Of Love" features pro-shot video from this show - tracks included (all partial): "Tunnel Of Love", "Be True", "Roulette", "Brilliant Disguise", "Light Of Day", and "Spare Parts". Concert was also filmed from the audience, about 70 minutes circulates. "Born To Run" is solo acoustic.
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1988-03-29 - JOE LOUIS ARENA, DETROIT, MI

TUNNEL OF LOVE / BE TRUE / ADAM RAISED A CAIN / TWO FACES / ALL THAT HEAVEN WILL ALLOW / DARKNESS ON THE EDGE OF TOWN / ROULETTE / COVER ME / BRILLIANT DISGUISE / SPARE PARTS / WAR / BORN IN THE U.S.A. / TOUGHER THAN THE REST / AIN'T GOT YOU - SHE'S THE ONE / YOU CAN LOOK (BUT YOU BETTER NOT TOUCH) / I'M A COWARD / I'M ON FIRE / ONE STEP UP / PART MAN PART MONKEY / BACKSTREETS / DANCING IN THE DARK / LIGHT OF DAY / BORN TO RUN / HUNGRY HEART / GLORY DAYS / LOVE ME TENDER / ROSALITA (COME OUT TONIGHT) / DETROIT MEDLEY - I HEAR A TRAIN - SWEET SOUL MUSIC / RAISE YOUR HAND

Audience tape released on CDR "Detroit 88". Just over two hours of audience shot video also circulates. "Born To Run" is solo acoustic. A fan present at the show writes "at the end of the second encore, it was about 3-4 minutes until midnight when Bruce started asking if people wanted to quit... of course, they said no... he said the band would "take it to the midnight hour." Despite the above story, tapes of the show and fans present remember the show ending with Raise Your Hand. "In The Midnight Hour" was not played.
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1988-04-01 - NASSAU VETERANS MEMORIAL COLISEUM, UNIONDALE, NY

TUNNEL OF LOVE / BE TRUE / ADAM RAISED A CAIN / TWO FACES / ALL THAT HEAVEN WILL ALLOW / SEEDS / ROULETTE / COVER ME / BRILLIANT DISGUISE / SPARE PARTS / WAR / BORN IN THE U.S.A. / TOUGHER THAN THE REST / AIN'T GOT YOU - SHE'S THE ONE / YOU CAN LOOK (BUT YOU BETTER NOT TOUCH) / I'M A COWARD / I'M ON FIRE / ONE STEP UP / PART MAN PART MONKEY / WALK LIKE A MAN / DANCING IN THE DARK / LIGHT OF DAY / BORN TO RUN / HUNGRY HEART / GLORY DAYS / LOVE ME TENDER / ROSALITA (COME OUT TONIGHT) / DETROIT MEDLEY - I HEAR A TRAIN - SWEET SOUL MUSIC / RAISE YOUR HAND

Audience tape, three recording sources are available. On the first source "Detroit Medley" is cut and "Raise Your Hand" is missing. The second source is circulating from a first generation tape and missing "Love Me Tender" (mjk5510). This source utilises patches (including "Love Me Tender" from the first recording source) to form the complete show. The third, and easily the best quality source entered circulation in 2013 from the master tapes (Hobbes4444). Two short patches of six seconds each at the beginning of "Roulette" and "Cover Me" make this tape complete and the one to seek out. Show has been released on CDR 'Boom Boom' but it is uncertain which source that release uses. Parts of the show are available on a good quality DVD shot from behind the stage, providing an almost unique view. Bruce removes a fan that jumps on stage during "She's The One". "Born To Run" is solo acoustic. First show at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum since the famous three show stand in December 1980.
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1988-04-02 - NASSAU VETERANS MEMORIAL COLISEUM, UNIONDALE, NY

TUNNEL OF LOVE / BE TRUE / ADAM RAISED A CAIN / TWO FACES / ALL THAT HEAVEN WILL ALLOW / SEEDS / ROULETTE / COVER ME / BRILLIANT DISGUISE / SPARE PARTS / WAR / BORN IN THE U.S.A. / TOUGHER THAN THE REST / SHE'S THE ONE / YOU CAN LOOK (BUT YOU BETTER NOT TOUCH) / I'M A COWARD / I'M ON FIRE / ONE STEP UP / PART MAN PART MONKEY / WALK LIKE A MAN / DANCING IN THE DARK / LIGHT OF DAY / BORN TO RUN / HUNGRY HEART / GLORY DAYS / LOVE ME TENDER / ROSALITA (COME OUT TONIGHT) / DETROIT MEDLEY - SWEET SOUL MUSIC - I HEAR A TRAIN / RAISE YOUR HAND

Audience tape. Two recording sources circulate, the best quality of the two is 'Nassau '88 - Mr. Red Socko Tape'. Of note are "Ain't Got You" left out of the intro to "She's The One", and for the first time Bruce adds the line "it's just a kiss away", from The Rolling Stones' "Gimme Shelter", at the end of "Cover Me". "Born To Run" is solo acoustic. Thanks to Maurizio for the painstaking research.
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1988-04-04 - CAPITAL CENTRE, LARGO, MD

Soundcheck: JOHNNY BYE-BYE / BO DIDDLEY / WHO DO YOU LOVE? / CRAZY LOVE / TUNNEL OF LOVE / BE TRUE

TUNNEL OF LOVE / BE TRUE / ADAM RAISED A CAIN / TWO FACES / ALL THAT HEAVEN WILL ALLOW / SEEDS / ROULETTE / COVER ME / BRILLIANT DISGUISE / SPARE PARTS / WAR / BORN IN THE U.S.A. / TOUGHER THAN THE REST / AIN'T GOT YOU - SHE'S THE ONE / YOU CAN LOOK (BUT YOU BETTER NOT TOUCH) / I'M A COWARD / I'M ON FIRE / ONE STEP UP / PART MAN PART MONKEY / WALK LIKE A MAN / DANCING IN THE DARK / LIGHT OF DAY / BORN TO RUN / HUNGRY HEART / GLORY DAYS / LOVE ME TENDER / ROSALITA (COME OUT TONIGHT) / DETROIT MEDLEY - I HEAR A TRAIN - SWEET SOUL MUSIC / RAISE YOUR HAND

Audience tape. Three recording sources circulate. The first is released on CD 'Love Me Tender' (Kristal Kitten), CDR 'C'mon Mr. Trouble' (LTD) and the four-LP set 'Prisoner Of Love' . A second source circulates from the master cassettes missing "Born To Run" with patch available (Two Of Us). A third source circulates from second generation tapes (mjk5510). All sources are very good quality. "Born To Run" is solo acoustic.
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1988-04-05 - CAPITAL CENTRE, LARGO, MD

Soundcheck: JOHNNY BYE-BYE / THE GOOD THE BAD AND THE UGLY / DON'T BE CRUEL / ALL SHOOK UP / HEARTBREAK HOTEL / LONELY TEARDROPS / WAITING FOR YOUR LOVE / TUNNEL OF LOVE

TUNNEL OF LOVE / BE TRUE / ADAM RAISED A CAIN / TWO FACES / ALL THAT HEAVEN WILL ALLOW / SEEDS / ROULETTE / COVER ME / BRILLIANT DISGUISE / SPARE PARTS / WAR / BORN IN THE U.S.A. / TOUGHER THAN THE REST / AIN'T GOT YOU - SHE'S THE ONE / YOU CAN LOOK (BUT YOU BETTER NOT TOUCH) / I'M A COWARD / I'M ON FIRE / ONE STEP UP / PART MAN PART MONKEY / WALK LIKE A MAN / DANCING IN THE DARK / LIGHT OF DAY / BORN TO RUN / HUNGRY HEART / GLORY DAYS / LOVE ME TENDER / ROSALITA (COME OUT TONIGHT) / DETROIT MEDLEY - SWEET SOUL MUSIC / RAISE YOUR HAND

Audience tape. "Born To Run" is solo acoustic.
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1988-04-12 - THE SUMMIT, HOUSTON, TX

TUNNEL OF LOVE / BE TRUE / ADAM RAISED A CAIN / TWO FACES / ALL THAT HEAVEN WILL ALLOW / SEEDS / ROULETTE / COVER ME / BRILLIANT DISGUISE / SPARE PARTS / WAR / BORN IN THE U.S.A. / TOUGHER THAN THE REST / AIN'T GOT YOU - SHE'S THE ONE / YOU CAN LOOK (BUT YOU BETTER NOT TOUCH) / I'M A COWARD / I'M ON FIRE / ONE STEP UP / PART MAN PART MONKEY / WALK LIKE A MAN / DANCING IN THE DARK / LIGHT OF DAY / BORN TO RUN / HUNGRY HEART / GLORY DAYS / ROSALITA (COME OUT TONIGHT) / DETROIT MEDLEY - I HEAR A TRAIN - SWEET SOUL MUSIC / RAISE YOUR HAND

Audience tape. Released on CDR 'Houston 88' and also in high quality from the master cassettes (KS). Show is apparently filmed from the audience, but is not understood to circulate. "Born To Run" is solo acoustic.
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1988-04-13 - THE SUMMIT, HOUSTON, TX

TUNNEL OF LOVE / BE TRUE / ADAM RAISED A CAIN / TWO FACES / ALL THAT HEAVEN WILL ALLOW / SEEDS / ROULETTE / COVER ME / BRILLIANT DISGUISE / SPARE PARTS / WAR / BORN IN THE U.S.A. / TOUGHER THAN THE REST / AIN'T GOT YOU - SHE'S THE ONE / YOU CAN LOOK (BUT YOU BETTER NOT TOUCH) / I'M A COWARD / I'M ON FIRE / ONE STEP UP / PART MAN PART MONKEY / WALK LIKE A MAN / DANCING IN THE DARK / LIGHT OF DAY / BORN TO RUN / HUNGRY HEART / GLORY DAYS / ROSALITA (COME OUT TONIGHT) / DETROIT MEDLEY - I HEAR A TRAIN / RAISE YOUR HAND

Audience tape available in high quality from the master cassettes (KS). "Born To Run" is solo acoustic.
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1988-04-15 - FRANK ERWIN CENTER, UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS, AUSTIN, TX

Soundcheck: ACROSS THE BORDERLINE / FOLLOW THAT DREAM / TUNNEL OF LOVE / TUNNEL OF LOVE / TUNNEL OF LOVE

TUNNEL OF LOVE / BE TRUE / ADAM RAISED A CAIN / TWO FACES / ALL THAT HEAVEN WILL ALLOW / SEEDS / ROULETTE / COVER ME / BRILLIANT DISGUISE / SPARE PARTS / WAR / BORN IN THE U.S.A. / TOUGHER THAN THE REST / AIN'T GOT YOU - SHE'S THE ONE / YOU CAN LOOK (BUT YOU BETTER NOT TOUCH) / I'M A COWARD / I'M ON FIRE / ONE STEP UP / PART MAN PART MONKEY / WALK LIKE A MAN / DANCING IN THE DARK / LIGHT OF DAY / BORN TO RUN / HUNGRY HEART / GLORY DAYS / ROSALITA (COME OUT TONIGHT) / DETROIT MEDLEY - I HEAR A TRAIN - SWEET SOUL MUSIC / RAISE YOUR HAND

Audience tape available on CDR 'Bruce In Stevie Town' and also in fine quality from the master cassettes (waxdoll). The master tapes are a big upgrade over the CDR. "Born To Run" is solo acoustic.
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1988-04-17 - ST LOUIS ARENA, ST LOUIS, MO

TUNNEL OF LOVE / BE TRUE / ADAM RAISED A CAIN / TWO FACES / ALL THAT HEAVEN WILL ALLOW / SEEDS / ROULETTE / COVER ME / BRILLIANT DISGUISE / SPARE PARTS / WAR / BORN IN THE U.S.A. / TOUGHER THAN THE REST / AIN'T GOT YOU - SHE'S THE ONE / YOU CAN LOOK (BUT YOU BETTER NOT TOUCH) / I'M A COWARD / I'M ON FIRE / ONE STEP UP / PART MAN PART MONKEY / WALK LIKE A MAN / DANCING IN THE DARK / LIGHT OF DAY / BORN TO RUN / HUNGRY HEART / GLORY DAYS / ROSALITA (COME OUT TONIGHT) / DETROIT MEDLEY - I HEAR A TRAIN - SWEET SOUL MUSIC / RAISE YOUR HAND

Audience tape. Complete show is filmed from the audience, to good effect. It is also partially filmed from the pit, only a few rows from the stage. Both versions readily circulate on DVD. "Cover Me" includes "Gimme Shelter" in the outro and "Part Man Part Monkey" includes "Love Is Strange" in the outro. "Born To Run" is solo acoustic.
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1988-04-20 - McNICHOLS SPORTS ARENA, DENVER, CO

TUNNEL OF LOVE / BE TRUE / ADAM RAISED A CAIN / TWO FACES / ALL THAT HEAVEN WILL ALLOW / SEEDS / ROULETTE / COVER ME / BRILLIANT DISGUISE / SPARE PARTS / WAR / BORN IN THE U.S.A. / TOUGHER THAN THE REST / AIN'T GOT YOU - SHE'S THE ONE / YOU CAN LOOK (BUT YOU BETTER NOT TOUCH) / I'M A COWARD / I'M ON FIRE / ONE STEP UP / PART MAN PART MONKEY / WALK LIKE A MAN / DANCING IN THE DARK / LIGHT OF DAY / BORN TO RUN / HUNGRY HEART / GLORY DAYS / ROSALITA (COME OUT TONIGHT) / DETROIT MEDLEY - I HEAR A TRAIN - SWEET SOUL MUSIC / RAISE YOUR HAND

Audience tape. Two recording sources circulate from unknown generation tape transfers, the first can be identified by a young lady that often screams near the taper (IvannF). A second alternate recording source entered circulation in February 2014 (mjk5510). Thanks to Grethe for updated setlist. "Born To Run" is solo acoustic.
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1988-04-22 - LOS ANGELES MEMORIAL SPORTS ARENA, LOS ANGELES, CA

Soundcheck: HAVE LOVE WILL TRAVEL / RAISE YOUR HAND / TENTH AVENUE FREEZE-OUT / RAISE YOUR HAND / HAVE LOVE WILL TRAVEL / TENTH AVENUE FREEZE-OUT / HAVE LOVE WILL TRAVEL / BE TRUE

TUNNEL OF LOVE / BE TRUE / ADAM RAISED A CAIN / TWO FACES / ALL THAT HEAVEN WILL ALLOW / SEEDS / ROULETTE / COVER ME / BRILLIANT DISGUISE / SPARE PARTS / WAR / BORN IN THE U.S.A. / TOUGHER THAN THE REST / AIN'T GOT YOU - SHE'S THE ONE / YOU CAN LOOK (BUT YOU BETTER NOT TOUCH) / I'M A COWARD / I'M ON FIRE / ONE STEP UP / PART MAN PART MONKEY / WALK LIKE A MAN / DANCING IN THE DARK / LIGHT OF DAY / BORN TO RUN / HUNGRY HEART / GLORY DAYS / ROSALITA (COME OUT TONIGHT) / DETROIT MEDLEY - I HEAR A TRAIN - SWEET SOUL MUSIC / RAISE YOUR HAND

Audience tape available on CDR 'First Tunnel Of Love Night In L.A.' "Born To Run" is solo acoustic. Final appearance of "Detroit Medley" for the tour.
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1988-04-23 - LOS ANGELES MEMORIAL SPORTS ARENA, LOS ANGELES, CA

Soundcheck: HAVE LOVE WILL TRAVEL / RAISE YOUR HAND / HAVE LOVE WILL TRAVEL / TUNNEL OF LOVE / BE TRUE

TUNNEL OF LOVE / BE TRUE / ADAM RAISED A CAIN / TWO FACES / ALL THAT HEAVEN WILL ALLOW / SEEDS / ROULETTE / COVER ME / BRILLIANT DISGUISE / SPARE PARTS / WAR / BORN IN THE U.S.A. / TOUGHER THAN THE REST / AIN'T GOT YOU - SHE'S THE ONE / YOU CAN LOOK (BUT YOU BETTER NOT TOUCH) / I'M A COWARD / I'M ON FIRE / ONE STEP UP / PART MAN PART MONKEY / BACKSTREETS / DANCING IN THE DARK / LIGHT OF DAY / BORN TO RUN / HUNGRY HEART / GLORY DAYS / ROSALITA (COME OUT TONIGHT) / HAVE LOVE WILL TRAVEL / TENTH AVENUE FREEZE-OUT / SWEET SOUL MUSIC / RAISE YOUR HAND

Audience tape and video of some of the show shot from left hand side of stage - available on DVD. Best audience tape is from Mark Persic's master recording. Good sound and a clear upgrade over previous releases of this show. Available as 'Singing To Roy Orbison' (Ev2). Premiere of "Have Love Will Travel" and the first appearance of the tour - and ever in the U.S. - of the stand-alone "Sweet Soul Music". At this show, Bruce had the crowd sing Happy Birthday to Roy Orbison. Orbison then returned the favor and showed up at the Amnesty Oakland show on September 23 and led the crowd in singing Happy Birthday to Bruce. Thanks to Christine for the info. "Born To Run" is solo acoustic.
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1988-04-25 - LOS ANGELES MEMORIAL SPORTS ARENA, LOS ANGELES, CA

Soundcheck: I'M A COWARD / JOE HILL / ACROSS THE BORDERLINE

TUNNEL OF LOVE / BE TRUE / ADAM RAISED A CAIN / TWO FACES / ALL THAT HEAVEN WILL ALLOW / SEEDS / ROULETTE / COVER ME / BRILLIANT DISGUISE / SPARE PARTS / WAR / BORN IN THE U.S.A. / TOUGHER THAN THE REST / AIN'T GOT YOU - SHE'S THE ONE / YOU CAN LOOK (BUT YOU BETTER NOT TOUCH) / I'M A COWARD / I'M ON FIRE / ONE STEP UP / PART MAN PART MONKEY / BACKSTREETS / DANCING IN THE DARK / LIGHT OF DAY / BORN TO RUN / HUNGRY HEART / GLORY DAYS / ROSALITA (COME OUT TONIGHT) / HAVE LOVE WILL TRAVEL / TENTH AVENUE FREEZE-OUT / SWEET SOUL MUSIC / RAISE YOUR HAND

Audience tape. Same set as the previous night. "Born To Run" is solo acoustic.
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1988-04-27 - LOS ANGELES MEMORIAL SPORTS ARENA, LOS ANGELES, CA

TUNNEL OF LOVE / BE TRUE / ADAM RAISED A CAIN / TWO FACES / ALL THAT HEAVEN WILL ALLOW / SEEDS / ROULETTE / COVER ME / BRILLIANT DISGUISE / SPARE PARTS / WAR / BORN IN THE U.S.A. / TOUGHER THAN THE REST / AIN'T GOT YOU - SHE'S THE ONE / YOU CAN LOOK (BUT YOU BETTER NOT TOUCH) / I'M A COWARD / I'M ON FIRE / ONE STEP UP / PART MAN PART MONKEY / ACROSS THE BORDERLINE / DANCING IN THE DARK / LIGHT OF DAY / BORN TO RUN / HUNGRY HEART / GLORY DAYS / ROSALITA (COME OUT TONIGHT) / HAVE LOVE WILL TRAVEL / TENTH AVENUE FREEZE-OUT / SWEET SOUL MUSIC / RAISE YOUR HAND

Audience tape. Two recording sources circulate. The first is available on CD 'Across The Borderline With The Boss' (Eagle Records). Premiere of "Across The Borderline", which has been in the soundcheck repertoire for some time. Also released on a patched source (Two Of Us). Audio recordings of “Tougher Than The Rest” and the solo acoustic “Born To Run” from this show were officially released on vinyl and CD EPs later that year; video footage of both songs was also included on the Video Anthology VHS/DVD. "Born To Run" was released on several CD singles without the spoken introduction. On the Video Anthology the intro is included. An alternate version of the “Tougher Than The Rest” video in circulation features a few different black-and-white intercuts from the L.A. Sports Arena stand, including footage of Bruce and Clarence kissing. Thanks to Per for additional info.
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1988-04-28 - LOS ANGELES MEMORIAL SPORTS ARENA, LOS ANGELES, CA

TUNNEL OF LOVE / BE TRUE / ADAM RAISED A CAIN / TWO FACES / ALL THAT HEAVEN WILL ALLOW / SEEDS / ROULETTE / COVER ME / BRILLIANT DISGUISE / SPARE PARTS / WAR / BORN IN THE U.S.A. / TOUGHER THAN THE REST / AIN'T GOT YOU - SHE'S THE ONE / YOU CAN LOOK (BUT YOU BETTER NOT TOUCH) / I'M A COWARD / I'M ON FIRE / ONE STEP UP / PART MAN PART MONKEY / ACROSS THE BORDERLINE / DANCING IN THE DARK / LIGHT OF DAY / BORN TO RUN / HUNGRY HEART / GLORY DAYS / ROSALITA (COME OUT TONIGHT) / HAVE LOVE WILL TRAVEL / TENTH AVENUE FREEZE-OUT / SWEET SOUL MUSIC / RAISE YOUR HAND

Audience tape available on CDR 'Thousand Footprints In The Sand' (Ev2) from Mark Persic's master cassettes. "Born To Run" is solo acoustic. Last night of five in Los Angeles.
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1988-05-02 - SHORELINE AMPHITHEATRE, MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA

TUNNEL OF LOVE / BE TRUE / ADAM RAISED A CAIN / TWO FACES / ALL THAT HEAVEN WILL ALLOW / SEEDS / ROULETTE / COVER ME / BRILLIANT DISGUISE / SPARE PARTS / WAR / BORN IN THE U.S.A. / TOUGHER THAN THE REST / AIN'T GOT YOU - SHE'S THE ONE / YOU CAN LOOK (BUT YOU BETTER NOT TOUCH) / I'M A COWARD / I'M ON FIRE / ONE STEP UP / PART MAN PART MONKEY / WALK LIKE A MAN / DANCING IN THE DARK / LIGHT OF DAY / BORN TO RUN / HUNGRY HEART / GLORY DAYS / ROSALITA (COME OUT TONIGHT) / HAVE LOVE WILL TRAVEL / TENTH AVENUE FREEZE-OUT / SWEET SOUL MUSIC / RAISE YOUR HAND

Audience tape. Released on CDR 'Ready For A Ride' (BTS2) and from Mark Persic's master recording 'Something New & Beautiful' (Ev2). Soundboard-like quality but it's still an audience tape. Bruce's parents are in the audience and he dedicates "Walk Like A Man" to his 'Pops'. A complete professionally shot video recording of "Be True" can be found on the 'Tunnel Of Love Express Tour' DVD (Watchdog). A poor quality screenshot DVD also circulates. "Born To Run" is solo acoustic.
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1988-05-03 - SHORELINE AMPHITHEATRE, MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA

Soundcheck: I'M SO LONESOME I COULD CRY / BIG BOSS MAN / CRYING

TUNNEL OF LOVE / BE TRUE / ADAM RAISED A CAIN / TWO FACES / ALL THAT HEAVEN WILL ALLOW / SEEDS / ROULETTE / COVER ME / BRILLIANT DISGUISE / SPARE PARTS / WAR / BORN IN THE U.S.A. / TOUGHER THAN THE REST / AIN'T GOT YOU - SHE'S THE ONE / YOU CAN LOOK (BUT YOU BETTER NOT TOUCH) / I'M A COWARD / I'M ON FIRE / ONE STEP UP / PART MAN PART MONKEY / BACKSTREETS / DANCING IN THE DARK / LIGHT OF DAY / BORN TO RUN / HUNGRY HEART / GLORY DAYS / ROSALITA (COME OUT TONIGHT) / HAVE LOVE WILL TRAVEL / TENTH AVENUE FREEZE-OUT / SWEET SOUL MUSIC / RAISE YOUR HAND / LITTLE LATIN LUPE LU / TWIST AND SHOUT

Audience tape and video feed. The audio portion of the video feed is released on CD 'Roses And Broken Hearts' (Great Dane Records) and re-released on the Gamble Records label. This recording is clear, but somewhat flat. An audience recording (from Mark Persic's master tapes) also circulates as 'The Longest Date' (Ev2) and is superior to the line feed in many respects. The video recording is believed to exist in the hands of some collectors. Longest and one of the best of the Tunnel Of Love Express Tour shows. A few show notes, most of which can be also said for all shows this leg: "Two Faces" includes a nice guitar intro, "All That Heaven Will Allow" has a lengthy intro story, "Cover Me" includes "Gimme Shelter" in the outro, "Spare Parts" has the usual intro about love gone bad, and "You Can Look (But You Better Not Touch)" is rearranged much like the rockabilly version contemplated for the unreleased The Ties That Bind album in 1979, but with a story included. "I’m A Coward" has a long intro story and "Part Man Part Monkey" includes "Love Is Strange in the outro. Adele is invited to dance with Bruce during "Dancing In The Dark". "Born To Run" is solo acoustic. A unique “Little Latin Lupe Lu” for the tour and a first since Boston, March 25, 1977. Thanks to Per, Tommy, and Johnny for the info.
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1988-05-05 - TACOMA DOME, TACOMA, WA

Soundcheck: CRYING / THAT'LL BE THE DAY / TUNNEL OF LOVE / BE TRUE / MAYBELLENE / LONELY TEARDROPS / I'M SO LONESOME I COULD CRY / CRYING / WALKING THE DOG

TUNNEL OF LOVE / BE TRUE / ADAM RAISED A CAIN / TWO FACES / ALL THAT HEAVEN WILL ALLOW / SEEDS / ROULETTE / COVER ME / BRILLIANT DISGUISE / SPARE PARTS / WAR / BORN IN THE U.S.A. / TOUGHER THAN THE REST / AIN'T GOT YOU - SHE'S THE ONE / YOU CAN LOOK (BUT YOU BETTER NOT TOUCH) / I'M A COWARD / I'M ON FIRE / ONE STEP UP / PART MAN PART MONKEY / WALK LIKE A MAN / DANCING IN THE DARK / LIGHT OF DAY / BORN TO RUN / HUNGRY HEART / GLORY DAYS / ROSALITA (COME OUT TONIGHT) / HAVE LOVE WILL TRAVEL / TENTH AVENUE FREEZE-OUT / SWEET SOUL MUSIC / RAISE YOUR HAND

Audience tape (including soundcheck) and audience shot DVD. "Cover Me" includes "Gimme Shelter" in the outro, "Part Man Part Monkey" includes "Love Is Strange" in the outro and "Born To Run" is solo acoustic. Interesting soundcheck include "Maybellene" (Chuck Berry) and "Walking The Dog" (Rufus Thomas). The latter was fairly regularly performed during 1973 and 1974, but never since, other than a couple of club appearances in 1982 and 2004. Also soundchecked is Hank Williams' "I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry". Neither "Walking The Dog" or Buddy Holly's "That'll Be The Day" seem to be included on the commonly circulating tape of the soundcheck.
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1988-05-06 - TACOMA DOME, TACOMA, WA

Soundcheck: RAINING IN MY HEART / DIMPLES / BIG BOSS MAN / LET IT BE ME / CATHY'S CLOWN / CRYIN' IN THE RAIN / ROCK AND ROLL MUSIC / SWEET LITTLE SIXTEEN / TUNNEL OF LOVE

TUNNEL OF LOVE / BE TRUE / ADAM RAISED A CAIN / TWO FACES / ALL THAT HEAVEN WILL ALLOW / DARKNESS ON THE EDGE OF TOWN / SEEDS / COVER ME / BRILLIANT DISGUISE / SPARE PARTS / WAR / BORN IN THE U.S.A. / TOUGHER THAN THE REST / AIN'T GOT YOU - SHE'S THE ONE / YOU CAN LOOK (BUT YOU BETTER NOT TOUCH) / I'M A COWARD / I'M ON FIRE / ONE STEP UP / PART MAN PART MONKEY / BACKSTREETS / LIGHT OF DAY - BORN TO BE WILD / BORN TO RUN / HUNGRY HEART / GLORY DAYS / ROSALITA (COME OUT TONIGHT) / HAVE LOVE WILL TRAVEL / TENTH AVENUE FREEZE-OUT / SWEET SOUL MUSIC / RAISE YOUR HAND / TWIST AND SHOUT

Audience tape (by Jer7767) of both soundcheck and concert. "Roulette" dropped for the first time this tour, replaced with "Darkness On The Edge Of Town" which is played for the fourth and final time this tour. "Cover Me" includes "Gimme Shelter" in the outro, "Part Man Part Monkey" includes "Love Is Strange" in the outro, "Light of Day" includes "Born To Be Wild" in the center section. "Dancing In The Dark" is not played. "Born To Run" is solo acoustic. The soundcheck includes Buddy Holly's "Raining In My Heart", "Big Boss Man" (first recorded by Jimmy Reed but also by Elvis Presley), "Let It Be Me" (The Everly Brothers, also soundchecked in Atlanta in March), "Cathy's Clown" and "Cryin' In The Rain" (both also The Everly Brothers) and both "Rock And Roll Music" and "Sweet Little Sixteen" by Chuck Berry. The second song of the soundcheck has historically been titled "The Way You Walk", however a little investigation has revealed it to be John Lee Hooker's "Dimples". Perhaps Bruce had considered including the song in the Express Tour set, but instead settled on "Boom Boom" which will be premiered four days after this show in Bloomington, MN.
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1988-05-09 - METROPOLITAN SPORTS CENTER, BLOOMINGTON, MN

Soundcheck: HE CAN'T LOVE YOU (Nils Lofgren) / THUNDER ROAD / TUNNEL OF LOVE / BE TRUE / TWO FACES

TUNNEL OF LOVE / BE TRUE / ADAM RAISED A CAIN / TWO FACES / ALL THAT HEAVEN WILL ALLOW / SEEDS / ROULETTE / COVER ME / BRILLIANT DISGUISE / SPARE PARTS / WAR / BORN IN THE U.S.A. / TOUGHER THAN THE REST / AIN'T GOT YOU - SHE'S THE ONE / YOU CAN LOOK (BUT YOU BETTER NOT TOUCH) / I'M A COWARD / I'M ON FIRE / ONE STEP UP / PART MAN PART MONKEY / WALK LIKE A MAN / DANCING IN THE DARK / LIGHT OF DAY / BORN TO RUN / HUNGRY HEART / GLORY DAYS / ROSALITA (COME OUT TONIGHT) / HAVE LOVE WILL TRAVEL / TENTH AVENUE FREEZE-OUT / SWEET SOUL MUSIC / RAISE YOUR HAND

Audience tape. "Cover Me" includes "Gimme Shelter" in the outro, "Part Man Part Monkey" includes "Love Is Strange" in the outro and "Born To Run" is solo acoustic. Thanks to Kev for the soundcheck update.
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1988-05-10 - METROPOLITAN SPORTS CENTER, BLOOMINGTON, MN

Soundcheck: CAUTIOUS MAN / CAUTIOUS MAN / SPARE PARTS / CAUTIOUS MAN / TUNNEL OF LOVE / BOOM BOOM / SHE'S THE ONE / BOOM BOOM

TUNNEL OF LOVE / BOOM BOOM / ADAM RAISED A CAIN / TWO FACES / ALL THAT HEAVEN WILL ALLOW / SEEDS / COVER ME / BRILLIANT DISGUISE / CAUTIOUS MAN / SPARE PARTS / WAR / BORN IN THE U.S.A. / TOUGHER THAN THE REST / AIN'T GOT YOU - SHE'S THE ONE / YOU CAN LOOK (BUT YOU BETTER NOT TOUCH) / I'M A COWARD / I'M ON FIRE / ONE STEP UP / PART MAN PART MONKEY / BACKSTREETS / DANCING IN THE DARK / LIGHT OF DAY / BORN TO RUN / HUNGRY HEART / GLORY DAYS / ROSALITA (COME OUT TONIGHT) / HAVE LOVE WILL TRAVEL / TENTH AVENUE FREEZE-OUT / SWEET SOUL MUSIC / RAISE YOUR HAND / TWIST AND SHOUT

Audience tape available on CD 'Bloomington Night' (Crystal Cat). Premiere of "Cautious Man", and the only known appearance until the Devils & Dust Tour in 2005 - the song was played in the soundchecks earlier. Debut of "Boom Boom". “Two Faces” has a nice guitar intro again. “Spare Parts” does not have an intro story, for a change, but “All That Heaven Will Allow”, “You Can Look (But You Better Not Touch)” and “I’m A Coward” all include intro stories, as always. “Light Of Day” fades out midway. "Part Man Part Monkey" includes "Love Is Strange" in the outro. "Born To Run" is solo acoustic. This show is the source of an urban legend when it was reported that the origins of the song "Boom Boom" being played was a riff played on the bass, followed by all the band spontaneously joining in and playing the song for the first time ever. Well apart from the two soundcheck versions anyway. Thanks to Per for additional info.
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1988-05-11 - MAPLE LEAF BAR, NEW ORLEANS, LA

RECONSIDER BABY / BOOM BOOM / ? / ? / ? / ?

Bruce and Nils Lofgren sit and listen to a few songs by the New Orleans Blues Department, a loose collection of local musicians. After the first set guitarist/vocalist Michael Sklar approaches Springsteen and invites him to join the band during the second set. Bruce accepts, and Sklar drives home and returns with a spare Stratocaster and amp. Springsteen then joins the N.O.B.D on Lowell Fulson's "Reconsider Baby". After a break Nils borrows Sklar's guitar for "Boom Boom" and four other unidentified R&B classics. Springsteen returned to the Maple Leaf Bar in 1992 to play with The Iguanas.
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1988-05-13 - MARKET SQUARE ARENA, INDIANAPOLIS, IN

Soundcheck: TUNNEL OF LOVE / BOOM BOOM

TUNNEL OF LOVE / BOOM BOOM / ADAM RAISED A CAIN / TWO FACES / ALL THAT HEAVEN WILL ALLOW / SEEDS / ROULETTE / COVER ME / BRILLIANT DISGUISE / SPARE PARTS / WAR / BORN IN THE U.S.A. / TOUGHER THAN THE REST / AIN'T GOT YOU - SHE'S THE ONE / YOU CAN LOOK (BUT YOU BETTER NOT TOUCH) / I'M A COWARD / I'M ON FIRE / ONE STEP UP / PART MAN PART MONKEY / ACROSS THE BORDERLINE / DANCING IN THE DARK / LIGHT OF DAY / BORN TO RUN / HUNGRY HEART / GLORY DAYS / ROSALITA (COME OUT TONIGHT) / HAVE LOVE WILL TRAVEL / TENTH AVENUE FREEZE-OUT / SWEET SOUL MUSIC / RAISE YOUR HAND / TWIST AND SHOUT

Audience tape available on CDR 'Indianapolis 88'. "Cover Me" includes "Gimme Shelter" in the outro and "Part Man Part Monkey" includes "Love Is Strange" in the outro. "Born To Run" is solo acoustic. Final "Rosalita (Come Out Tonight)" of the tour. Thanks to Anders for the soundcheck info.
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1988-05-16 - MADISON SQUARE GARDEN, NEW YORK CITY, NY

TUNNEL OF LOVE / BOOM BOOM / BE TRUE / ADAM RAISED A CAIN / TWO FACES / ALL THAT HEAVEN WILL ALLOW / SEEDS / ROULETTE / COVER ME / BRILLIANT DISGUISE / SPARE PARTS / WAR / BORN IN THE U.S.A. / TOUGHER THAN THE REST / AIN'T GOT YOU - SHE'S THE ONE / YOU CAN LOOK (BUT YOU BETTER NOT TOUCH) / I'M A COWARD / I'M ON FIRE / ONE STEP UP / PART MAN PART MONKEY / WALK LIKE A MAN / DANCING IN THE DARK / LIGHT OF DAY / BORN TO RUN / HUNGRY HEART / GLORY DAYS / CRYING / HAVE LOVE WILL TRAVEL / TENTH AVENUE FREEZE-OUT / SWEET SOUL MUSIC / RAISE YOUR HAND / NEW YORK, NEW YORK

Audience tape. Roy Orbison's "Crying" is included in the set after the many soundcheck appearances. The first of two "New York, New York" performances of the tour ends the show. "Born To Run" is solo acoustic.
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1988-05-18 - MADISON SQUARE GARDEN, NEW YORK CITY, NY

TUNNEL OF LOVE / BOOM BOOM / BE TRUE / ADAM RAISED A CAIN / TWO FACES / ALL THAT HEAVEN WILL ALLOW / SEEDS / ROULETTE / COVER ME / BRILLIANT DISGUISE / SPARE PARTS / WAR / BORN IN THE U.S.A. / TOUGHER THAN THE REST / AIN'T GOT YOU - SHE'S THE ONE / YOU CAN LOOK (BUT YOU BETTER NOT TOUCH) / I'M A COWARD / I'M ON FIRE / ONE STEP UP / PART MAN PART MONKEY / BACKSTREETS / DANCING IN THE DARK / LIGHT OF DAY / BORN TO RUN / HUNGRY HEART / GLORY DAYS / CRYING / HAVE LOVE WILL TRAVEL / TENTH AVENUE FREEZE-OUT / SWEET SOUL MUSIC / RAISE YOUR HAND / NEW YORK, NEW YORK

Audience tape. "Crying" performed again. The final "New York, New York" closes the show. "Born To Run" is solo acoustic.
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1988-05-19 - MADISON SQUARE GARDEN, NEW YORK CITY, NY

Soundcheck: reported to include the filming of the Folkways promo versions of VIGILANTE MAN / I AIN'T GOT NO HOME

TUNNEL OF LOVE / BOOM BOOM / BE TRUE / ADAM RAISED A CAIN / TWO FACES / ALL THAT HEAVEN WILL ALLOW / SEEDS / VIGILANTE MAN / COVER ME / BRILLIANT DISGUISE / SPARE PARTS / WAR / BORN IN THE U.S.A. / TOUGHER THAN THE REST / AIN'T GOT YOU - SHE'S THE ONE / YOU CAN LOOK (BUT YOU BETTER NOT TOUCH) / I'M A COWARD / I'M ON FIRE / ONE STEP UP / PART MAN PART MONKEY / BACKSTREETS / LIGHT OF DAY / BORN TO RUN / HUNGRY HEART / GLORY DAYS / CRYING / HAVE LOVE WILL TRAVEL / TENTH AVENUE FREEZE-OUT / SWEET SOUL MUSIC / RAISE YOUR HAND

Audience tape and various audience shot DVDs. Premiere of "Vigilante Man" and the last known "Crying". Available on CDR 'New York 88'. Apart from their inclusion on the home video, the alternate versions of "I Ain’t Got No Home" and "Vigilante Man" presumably recorded during this soundcheck have also been officially released on the rare US-only Interchords promotional version of the Folkways LP. "Born To Run" is solo acoustic. Thanks to Lost in the Flood for the info.
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1988-05-22 - MADISON SQUARE GARDEN, NEW YORK CITY, NY

TUNNEL OF LOVE / BOOM BOOM / BE TRUE / ADAM RAISED A CAIN / TWO FACES / ALL THAT HEAVEN WILL ALLOW / SEEDS / VIGILANTE MAN / COVER ME / BRILLIANT DISGUISE / SPARE PARTS / WAR / BORN IN THE U.S.A. / TOUGHER THAN THE REST / AIN'T GOT YOU - SHE'S THE ONE / YOU CAN LOOK (BUT YOU BETTER NOT TOUCH) / I'M A COWARD / I'M ON FIRE / ONE STEP UP / PART MAN PART MONKEY / ACROSS THE BORDERLINE / LIGHT OF DAY - BORN TO BE WILD / BORN TO RUN / HUNGRY HEART / GLORY DAYS / HAVE LOVE WILL TRAVEL / TENTH AVENUE FREEZE-OUT / SWEET SOUL MUSIC / RAISE YOUR HAND / LONELY TEARDROPS

Audience tape and audience shot DVD. Released on CD 'This Is Not A Dark Ride' (Doberman) and also DVD under the same title. "Two Faces" has the short and nice guitar intro again. “Spare Parts”, “You Can Look (But You Better Not Touch)”, and “I’m A Coward” all include intro stories. “One Step Up” fades out and “Part Man, Part Monkey” fades in. The premiere and one of only three “Lonely Teardrops” this tour - the bridge is played twice. Final "Across The Borderline". "Born To Run" is solo acoustic. "Adam Raised A Cain" includes the "break that chain" outro. "Cover Me" includes "Gimme Shelter" in the outro. "Part Man Part Monkey" includes "Love Is Strange" in the outro. The chatters throughout the show are provided by a couple of Norwegians who obviously had a lot to talk about, especially during the first set – in New York, during a Bruce show. Thanks to Per for the information.
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1988-05-23 - MADISON SQUARE GARDEN, NEW YORK CITY, NY

Soundcheck: YOU CAN LOOK (BUT YOU BETTER NOT TOUCH) (several runthroughs) / WAITING FOR YOUR LOVE

TUNNEL OF LOVE / BOOM BOOM / BE TRUE / ADAM RAISED A CAIN / TWO FACES / ALL THAT HEAVEN WILL ALLOW / SEEDS / VIGILANTE MAN / COVER ME / BRILLIANT DISGUISE / SPARE PARTS / WAR / BORN IN THE U.S.A. / TOUGHER THAN THE REST / AIN'T GOT YOU - SHE'S THE ONE / YOU CAN LOOK (BUT YOU BETTER NOT TOUCH) / I'M A COWARD / I'M ON FIRE / ONE STEP UP / PART MAN PART MONKEY / BACKSTREETS / LIGHT OF DAY / BORN TO RUN / HUNGRY HEART (with Jon Landau) / GLORY DAYS (with Jon Landau) / HAVE LOVE WILL TRAVEL (with Jon Landau) / TENTH AVENUE FREEZE-OUT (with Jon Landau) / SWEET SOUL MUSIC (with Jon Landau) / RAISE YOUR HAND (with Jon Landau) / LONELY TEARDROPS (with Jon Landau)

Audience tape. Final U.S. show of the tour. Barbara Carr is onstage for "You Can Look (But You Better Not Touch)" and Jon Landau plays guitar during the encores. Max starts off “Roulette” after “Seeds”, but a sharp look from Bruce stops the song before they continue with “Vigilante Man”. "Lonely Teardrops" is the set closer again. "Born To Run" is solo acoustic. Thanks to Carlo for the info and Joebaby for the corrections.
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End of the first leg of the "Tunnel Of Love" tour


1988-05-26 - IRVINE MEADOWS AMPHITHEATRE, IRVINE, CA

LIKE A ROLLING STONE

With John Mellencamp.



1988-06-10 - STADIO COMUNALE, TURIN, ITALY

Includes: BECAUSE THE NIGHT / THE RIVER

Private warm-up and soundcheck before the European leg of the tour.



Start of the European leg of the "Tunnel Of Love" tour


1988-06-11 - STADIO COMUNALE, TURIN, ITALY

TUNNEL OF LOVE / BOOM BOOM / BE TRUE / ADAM RAISED A CAIN / TWO FACES / ALL THAT HEAVEN WILL ALLOW / SEEDS / COVER ME / BRILLIANT DISGUISE / SPARE PARTS / WAR / BORN IN THE U.S.A. / TOUGHER THAN THE REST / AIN'T GOT YOU - SHE'S THE ONE / YOU CAN LOOK (BUT YOU BETTER NOT TOUCH) / I'M A COWARD / I'M ON FIRE / ONE STEP UP / BECAUSE THE NIGHT / BACKSTREETS / DANCING IN THE DARK / LIGHT OF DAY - BORN TO BE WILD / BORN TO RUN / HUNGRY HEART / GLORY DAYS / HAVE LOVE WILL TRAVEL / TENTH AVENUE FREEZE-OUT / SWEET SOUL MUSIC / RAISE YOUR HAND / TWIST AND SHOUT

Audience tape and audience shot DVD. Three recording sources circulate, one source was released on CDRs 'Torino 88' and 'At 6pm He Left Mandria' (which is transferred from the vinyl of the same name), the four-LP set 'Live In Torino' and most recently on Godfather's 'This Is Not A Dark Ride'. A second alternative source was released on the four-LP set 'Tunnel Of Love European Tour '88'. A third source was recently put into circulation from first generation tapes (November 2013) (mjk5510). Thanks to Johanna for the soundcheck info. Some pro-shot video footage of “Tunnel Of Love” and “Boom Boom” from this concert was featured in the 1988 “Notte Rock” Springsteen TV special shown on RaiUno in Italy. Concert is filmed from a drinks stand. First "Because The Night" of the tour. "Cover Me" includes "Gimme Shelter" in the outro. "Born To Run" is solo acoustic. European debuts of "Tunnel Of Love", "Boom Boom", "Be True", "Adam Raised A Cain", "Two Faces", "All That Heaven Will Allow", "Brilliant Disguise", "Spare Parts", "War", "Tougher Than The Rest", "Ain't Got You", "I'm A Coward", "One Step Up", "Light Of Day", "Have Love Will Travel", and "Raise Your Hand" and first ever performances in Italy of "Seeds", "She's The One", "You Can Look (But You Better Not Touch)", "Tenth Avenue Freeze-Out", and "Sweet Soul Music".
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1988-06-12 - STADIO COMUNALE, TURIN, ITALY

Show cancelled - about 7,000 tickets were sold - which were valid for the June 11 show. Thanks to Gianfilippo for the info and ticket scan.
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1988-06-13 - PIAZZA DI SPAGNA, ROME, ITALY

I'M ON FIRE / THE RIVER / DANCING IN THE DARK

Audience tape. Bruce plays with street musicians, on a borrowed guitar, in front of an audience of fifteen. Thanks to Laurie and Carlo for the setlist corrections.



1988-06-15 - STADIO FLAMINIO, ROME, ITALY

TUNNEL OF LOVE / BOOM BOOM / BE TRUE / ADAM RAISED A CAIN / TWO FACES / ALL THAT HEAVEN WILL ALLOW / SEEDS / COVER ME / BRILLIANT DISGUISE / SPARE PARTS / WAR / BORN IN THE U.S.A. / TOUGHER THAN THE REST / AIN'T GOT YOU - SHE'S THE ONE / YOU CAN LOOK (BUT YOU BETTER NOT TOUCH) / I'M A COWARD / I'M ON FIRE / ONE STEP UP / BECAUSE THE NIGHT / BACKSTREETS / DANCING IN THE DARK / LIGHT OF DAY - BORN TO BE WILD / BORN TO RUN / HUNGRY HEART / GLORY DAYS / BOBBY JEAN / TENTH AVENUE FREEZE-OUT / SWEET SOUL MUSIC / RAISE YOUR HAND / TWIST AND SHOUT

Audience tape and sixty minutes of audience shot video. "Bobby Jean" is played for first time on the tour. "Cover Me" includes "Gimme Shelter" in the outro. "Light Of Day" includes variant lyrics in the first two verses and features "Born To Be Wild" in the midsection. "Born To Run" is solo acoustic. Available on CDR 'Flaminio First Night' and CD 'Roses For Rome' (Godfather). Some pro-shot video footage ("Glory Days" and "Hungry Heart") from this concert was featured in the 1988 “Notte Rock” Springsteen TV special shown on RaiUno in Italy.
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1988-06-16 - STADIO FLAMINIO, ROME, ITALY

TUNNEL OF LOVE / BOOM BOOM / ADAM RAISED A CAIN / THE RIVER / ALL THAT HEAVEN WILL ALLOW / SEEDS / COVER ME / BRILLIANT DISGUISE / SPARE PARTS / WAR / BORN IN THE U.S.A. / TOUGHER THAN THE REST / SHE'S THE ONE / YOU CAN LOOK (BUT YOU BETTER NOT TOUCH) / I'M A COWARD / I'M ON FIRE / BECAUSE THE NIGHT / BACKSTREETS / DANCING IN THE DARK / LIGHT OF DAY / BORN TO RUN / HUNGRY HEART / GLORY DAYS / CAN'T HELP FALLING IN LOVE / BOBBY JEAN / TENTH AVENUE FREEZE-OUT / SWEET SOUL MUSIC / RAISE YOUR HAND / TWIST AND SHOUT

Audience tape available on CDR "Flaminio Second Night". First version of "The River" for the tour, as the sets begin to take on a Born In The U.S.A. Tour-like appearance. This theme will continue throughout the European leg. "Born To Run" is solo acoustic.
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1988-06-18 - CHATEAU DE VINCENNES, PARIS, FRANCE

THE PROMISED LAND / MY HOMETOWN / BLOWIN' IN THE WIND / BAD MOON RISING

Guest appearance by Bruce and Clarence Clemons at the S.O.S. Racism Concert. Broadcast on French TV and readily available on DVD. "The Promised Land" and "My Hometown" both get unique treatments - "The Promised Land" includes Clarence on the saxophone, with him and Bruce singing the last chorus together. First acoustic "My Hometown". The two Springsteen originals are followed by fantastic solo performances of "Blowin' In The Wind" and his first ever performance in Europe of "Bad Moon Rising". Released on Great Dane CD EP 'SOS Racisme!', which was issued exclusively with Italian Springsteen fanzine Follow That Dream. Thanks to Per for info. Also included on CD 'Acoustic Tales' (Flamingo).
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1988-06-19 - HIPPODROME DE VINCENNES, PARIS, FRANCE

TUNNEL OF LOVE / BOOM BOOM / ADAM RAISED A CAIN / THE RIVER / ALL THAT HEAVEN WILL ALLOW / SEEDS / COVER ME / BRILLIANT DISGUISE / SPARE PARTS / WAR / BORN IN THE U.S.A. / TOUGHER THAN THE REST / WHO DO YOU LOVE? - SHE'S THE ONE / YOU CAN LOOK (BUT YOU BETTER NOT TOUCH) / I'M A COWARD / I'M ON FIRE / ONE STEP UP / BECAUSE THE NIGHT / BACKSTREETS / DANCING IN THE DARK / LIGHT OF DAY - BORN TO BE WILD / BORN TO RUN / HUNGRY HEART / GLORY DAYS / CAN'T HELP FALLING IN LOVE / BOBBY JEAN / TENTH AVENUE FREEZE-OUT / SWEET SOUL MUSIC / RAISE YOUR HAND / TWIST AND SHOUT

Audience tape. Available on CDR 'Cruisin' In Lovetown'. "Adam Raised A Cain" includes "I'm A Man" in the outro. "Cover Me" includes "Gimme Shelter" in the outro. "Born To Run" is solo acoustic. First ever performances in France of "Tunnel Of Love", "Boom Boom", "Adam Raised A Cain", "All That Heaven Will Allow", "Seeds", "Brilliant Disguise", "Spare Parts", "War", "Tougher Than The Rest", "She's The One", "I'm A Coward", "One Step Up", "Light Of Day", and "Raise Your Hand".
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1988-06-21 - VILLA PARK, BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND

TUNNEL OF LOVE / BOOM BOOM / ADAM RAISED A CAIN / TWO FACES / ALL THAT HEAVEN WILL ALLOW / THE RIVER / SEEDS / VIGILANTE MAN / COVER ME / BRILLIANT DISGUISE / SPARE PARTS / WAR / BORN IN THE U.S.A. / TOUGHER THAN THE REST / AIN'T GOT YOU - SHE'S THE ONE / YOU CAN LOOK (BUT YOU BETTER NOT TOUCH) / I'M A COWARD / I'M ON FIRE / ONE STEP UP / BECAUSE THE NIGHT / BACKSTREETS / DANCING IN THE DARK / LIGHT OF DAY / BORN TO RUN / HUNGRY HEART / GLORY DAYS / BOBBY JEAN / TENTH AVENUE FREEZE-OUT / SWEET SOUL MUSIC / RAISE YOUR HAND / TWIST AND SHOUT

Audience tape and DVD. Available on CDR 'The Vigilante Man Hits Birmingham' and 'Express To England' (Mainstream). "Adam Raised A Cain" includes "I'm A Man" in the outro. Fourth and final "Vigilante Man" of the tour. "Cover Me" includes "Gimme Shelter" in the outro. "Light Of Day" features variant lyrics in the first verse. "Born To Run" is solo acoustic. European debut of "Vigilante Man" and first ever performances in England of "Tunnel Of Love", "Boom Boom", "Adam Raised A Cain", "Two Faces", "All That Heaven Will Allow", "Brilliant Disguise", "Spare Parts", "War", "Tougher Than The Rest", "Ain't Got You", "I'm A Coward", "One Step Up", "Light Of Day", the stand-alone "Sweet Soul Music", and "Raise Your Hand". Thanks to Maurizio for updated setlist and info. Some pro-shot video footage of “Tunnel Of Love” and “Boom Boom” from this concert was featured in the 1988 Wired Springsteen TV special shown on Channel 4 in the UK. Partial concert is filmed from the audience. Click the link above for a set of newspaper articles reviewing the show.
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1988-06-22 - VILLA PARK, BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND

TUNNEL OF LOVE / BOOM BOOM / ADAM RAISED A CAIN / TWO FACES / ALL THAT HEAVEN WILL ALLOW / THE RIVER / SEEDS / COVER ME / BRILLIANT DISGUISE / SPARE PARTS / WAR (with Edwin Starr) / BORN IN THE U.S.A. / TOUGHER THAN THE REST / SHE'S THE ONE / YOU CAN LOOK (BUT YOU BETTER NOT TOUCH) / I'M A COWARD / I'M ON FIRE / BECAUSE THE NIGHT / BACKSTREETS / DANCING IN THE DARK / LIGHT OF DAY / BORN TO RUN / HUNGRY HEART / GLORY DAYS / BOBBY JEAN / TENTH AVENUE FREEZE-OUT / SWEET SOUL MUSIC / HAVE LOVE WILL TRAVEL / RAISE YOUR HAND / TWIST AND SHOUT

Audience tape and DVD. Available on CDR 'Birmingham 88'. Edwin Starr guests on "War". "Born To Run" is solo acoustic. First ever performance in England of "Have Love Will Travel". Thanks to Pete for the updated setlist and Carlo for info. Partial show is filmed from the audience.
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1988-06-25 - WEMBLEY STADIUM, LONDON, ENGLAND

Soundcheck: 25 MILES (with Edwin Starr) / GULF COAST HIGHWAY

TUNNEL OF LOVE / BOOM BOOM / ADAM RAISED A CAIN / TWO FACES / ALL THAT HEAVEN WILL ALLOW / THE RIVER / SEEDS / COVER ME / BRILLIANT DISGUISE / SPARE PARTS / WAR (with Edwin Starr) / BORN IN THE U.S.A. / TOUGHER THAN THE REST / AIN'T GOT YOU - SHE'S THE ONE / YOU CAN LOOK (BUT YOU BETTER NOT TOUCH) / I'M A COWARD / I'M ON FIRE / PART MAN PART MONKEY / BECAUSE THE NIGHT / BACKSTREETS / DANCING IN THE DARK / LIGHT OF DAY / BORN TO RUN / HUNGRY HEART / GLORY DAYS / LOVE ME TENDER / BOBBY JEAN / TENTH AVENUE FREEZE-OUT / HAVE LOVE WILL TRAVEL / SWEET SOUL MUSIC / RAISE YOUR HAND / TWIST AND SHOUT

Audience tape and DVD. 32-song set. The first "Love Me Tender" for several months is added to the encores - it won't be played again. Includes a particularly lovely "All That Heaven Will Allow". Released on CD "Have Love Will Travel" (Doberman). "Adam Raised A Cain" includes "Hoochie Coochie Man" and "I'm A Man" in the outro. "Cover Me" includes "Gimme Shelter" in the outro. "Part Man Part Monkey" includes "Love Is Strange" in the outro. "Born To Run" is solo acoustic. European debuts of "Part Man Part Monkey" and "Love Me Tender". The soundchecked "25 Miles" song was on behalf of Edwin Starr, who ended up guesting on "War" instead. "Gulf Coast Highway" is a Nanci Griffith song of which a line recording from around this time has been circulating for several years. It was soundchecked at this concert so the recording may well be from this date. Thanks to Geoff for the memories and Eddy for the soundcheck info. Show is filmed from the audience.
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1988-06-28 - STADION FEYENOORD, ROTTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS

TUNNEL OF LOVE / BOOM BOOM / ADAM RAISED A CAIN / TWO FACES / ALL THAT HEAVEN WILL ALLOW / THE RIVER / SEEDS / COVER ME / BRILLIANT DISGUISE / SPARE PARTS / WAR / BORN IN THE U.S.A. / TOUGHER THAN THE REST / SHE'S THE ONE / YOU CAN LOOK (BUT YOU BETTER NOT TOUCH) / I'M A COWARD / I'M ON FIRE / BECAUSE THE NIGHT / BACKSTREETS / DANCING IN THE DARK / LIGHT OF DAY / BORN TO RUN / HUNGRY HEART / GLORY DAYS / BOBBY JEAN / TENTH AVENUE FREEZE-OUT / HAVE LOVE WILL TRAVEL / SWEET SOUL MUSIC / RAISE YOUR HAND / TWIST AND SHOUT

Audience tape available on 'Lost In The Darkness Of Love' (Gamble Records) CD. The D6 master tape (Mv/dV) used for the Gamble Records release was recently put into circulation via PopMart360 & hrubesh. Some pro-shot video footage of “Tunnel Of Love” from this concert was shown on Dutch television. "Born To Run" is solo acoustic. First ever performances in the Netherlands of "Tunnel Of Love", "Boom Boom", "Adam Raised A Cain", "Two Faces", "All That Heaven Will Allow", "Seeds", "Brilliant Disguise", "Spare Parts", "War", "Tougher Than The Rest", "I'm A Coward", "Light Of Day", "Have Love Will Travel", "Sweet Soul Music", and "Raise Your Hand".
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1988-06-29 - STADION FEYENOORD, ROTTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS

TUNNEL OF LOVE / BOOM BOOM / ADAM RAISED A CAIN / TWO FACES / ALL THAT HEAVEN WILL ALLOW / THE RIVER / SEEDS / COVER ME / BRILLIANT DISGUISE / TOUGHER THAN THE REST / SPARE PARTS / WAR / BORN IN THE U.S.A. / CHIMES OF FREEDOM / PARADISE BY THE "C" / SHE'S THE ONE / YOU CAN LOOK (BUT YOU BETTER NOT TOUCH) / I'M A COWARD / I'M ON FIRE / BECAUSE THE NIGHT / DANCING IN THE DARK / LIGHT OF DAY / BORN TO RUN / HUNGRY HEART / GLORY DAYS / CAN'T HELP FALLING IN LOVE / BOBBY JEAN / TENTH AVENUE FREEZE-OUT / HAVE LOVE WILL TRAVEL / SWEET SOUL MUSIC / RAISE YOUR HAND / TWIST AND SHOUT

Audience tape released on CD 'Home Of The Champions' (Doberman). First "Chimes Of Freedom" and "Paradise By The C" since 1978 - both European debuts - and the first version of the sung "Don't You Touch That Thing" intro to "You Can Look (But You Better Not Touch)". "Born To Run" is solo acoustic.
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1988-07-02 - STOCKHOLMS STADION, STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN

TUNNEL OF LOVE / BOOM BOOM / ADAM RAISED A CAIN / THE RIVER / ALL THAT HEAVEN WILL ALLOW / SEEDS / COVER ME / BRILLIANT DISGUISE / TOUGHER THAN THE REST / SPARE PARTS / WAR / BORN IN THE U.S.A. / CHIMES OF FREEDOM / PARADISE BY THE "C" / SHE'S THE ONE / YOU CAN LOOK (BUT YOU BETTER NOT TOUCH) / I'M A COWARD / I'M ON FIRE / BECAUSE THE NIGHT / DANCING IN THE DARK / LIGHT OF DAY / BORN TO RUN / HUNGRY HEART / GLORY DAYS / BOBBY JEAN / CADILLAC RANCH / TENTH AVENUE FREEZE-OUT / SWEET SOUL MUSIC / RAISE YOUR HAND / TWIST AND SHOUT

Audience tape and DVD. "Cadillac Ranch" is played for first time on the tour. "Born To Run" is solo acoustic. First ever performances in Sweden of "Tunnel Of Love", "Boom Boom", "Adam Raised A Cain", "All That Heaven Will Allow", "Seeds", "Brilliant Disguise", "Tougher Than The Rest", "Spare Parts", "War", "Chimes Of Freedom", "Paradise By The 'C'", "I'm A Coward", "Light Of Day", "Sweet Soul Music", and "Raise Your Hand".
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1988-07-03 - STOCKHOLMS STADION, STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN

TUNNEL OF LOVE / BOOM BOOM / ADAM RAISED A CAIN / THE RIVER / ALL THAT HEAVEN WILL ALLOW / SEEDS / ROULETTE / COVER ME / BRILLIANT DISGUISE / TOUGHER THAN THE REST / SPARE PARTS / WAR / BORN IN THE U.S.A. / CHIMES OF FREEDOM / PARADISE BY THE "C" / WHO DO YOU LOVE? - SHE'S THE ONE / YOU CAN LOOK (BUT YOU BETTER NOT TOUCH) / I'M A COWARD / I'M ON FIRE / DOWNBOUND TRAIN / BECAUSE THE NIGHT / DANCING IN THE DARK / LIGHT OF DAY / BORN TO RUN / HUNGRY HEART / GLORY DAYS / CAN'T HELP FALLING IN LOVE / BOBBY JEAN / CADILLAC RANCH / TENTH AVENUE FREEZE-OUT / SWEET SOUL MUSIC / RAISE YOUR HAND / QUARTER TO THREE / TWIST AND SHOUT

FM Broadcast of the first set. Audience tape of whole concert and show is filmed from the audience. Radio broadcast portion released on CD 'Summer Night' (Crystal Cat). The rest of the show released as 'Summer Night Part 2' (Piggham). Audio recording of “Chimes Of Freedom” from this show (both with and without Bruce’s spoken intro announcing the “Human Rights Now!” Amnesty tour) was officially released on various 12” and CD EPs later in 1988, including the well-known Chimes Of Freedom EP. 34 song set, and one of the best shows of the tour. "Downbound Train" makes its tour debut. Due to the time constraints of the radio broadcast “All That Heaven Will Allow” and “Spare Parts” have shorter introductory stories than the first leg of the tour. On the other hand the “You Can Look (But You Better Not Touch)” intro story is expanded almost into a song of it’s own (Don’t You Touch That Thing). The solo acoustic “Born To Run” goes without the usual spoken intro. "Adam Raised A Cain" includes "Hoochie Coochie Man" and "I'm A Man" in the outro. "Cover Me" includes "Gimme Shelter" in the outro. "Dancing In The Dark" includes "Everybody Needs Somebody To Love" and "Lookin' For A Love" in the outro. "Roulette" makes its European debut and "Quarter To Three" is performed for the first time since 1981. Thanks to Per for additional info.
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1988-07-07 - RDS ARENA, DUBLIN, IRELAND

TUNNEL OF LOVE / BOOM BOOM / ADAM RAISED A CAIN / THE RIVER / SEEDS / ALL THAT HEAVEN WILL ALLOW / DOWNBOUND TRAIN / COVER ME / BRILLIANT DISGUISE / TOUGHER THAN THE REST / SPARE PARTS / WAR / BORN IN THE U.S.A. / CHIMES OF FREEDOM / PARADISE BY THE "C" / SHE'S THE ONE / YOU CAN LOOK (BUT YOU BETTER NOT TOUCH) / I'M A COWARD / I'M ON FIRE / BECAUSE THE NIGHT / DANCING IN THE DARK / LIGHT OF DAY - LAND OF A 1000 DANCES / BORN TO RUN / HUNGRY HEART / GLORY DAYS / BOBBY JEAN / CADILLAC RANCH / TENTH AVENUE FREEZE-OUT / SWEET SOUL MUSIC / RAISE YOUR HAND / TWIST AND SHOUT

Audience tape. "Land of a 1000 Dances" is included in "Light Of Day". "Born To Run" is solo acoustic. First ever performances in Ireland of "Tunnel Of Love", "Boom Boom", "Adam Raised A Cain", "Seeds", "All That Heaven Will Allow", "Downbound Train", "Brilliant Disguise", "Tougher Than The Rest", "Spare Parts", "War", "Chimes Of Freedom", "Paradise By The 'C'", "She's The One", "You Can Look (But You Better Not Touch)", "I'm A Coward", "Because The Night", "Light Of Day", "Tenth Avenue Freeze-Out", "Sweet Soul Music", and "Raise Your Hand".
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1988-07-09 - BRAMALL LANE, SHEFFIELD, ENGLAND

TUNNEL OF LOVE / BOOM BOOM / ADAM RAISED A CAIN / THE RIVER / ALL THAT HEAVEN WILL ALLOW / SEEDS / COVER ME / BRILLIANT DISGUISE / DOWNBOUND TRAIN / WAR / BORN IN THE U.S.A. / CHIMES OF FREEDOM / PARADISE BY THE "C" / SHE'S THE ONE / YOU CAN LOOK (BUT YOU BETTER NOT TOUCH) / I'M A COWARD / I'M ON FIRE / TOUGHER THAN THE REST / SPARE PARTS / BECAUSE THE NIGHT / DANCING IN THE DARK / LIGHT OF DAY / BORN TO RUN / HUNGRY HEART / GLORY DAYS / BOBBY JEAN / CADILLAC RANCH / TENTH AVENUE FREEZE-OUT / SWEET SOUL MUSIC / RAISE YOUR HAND / TWIST AND SHOUT

Audience tape available on CDR 'Saturday Night In Steel City' and audience shot DVD of partial show. "Born To Run" is solo acoustic. First ever performances in England of "Chimes Of Freedom" and "Paradise By The 'C'". “Spare Parts” from this show was officially released on 12” and CD EP later that year - without the introductory story. However, "Spare Parts" on the Video Anthology VHS/DVD does include the story, overlaid with shots from around Bramall Lane. Thanks Per. Thanks to Kevin for the correction.
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1988-07-10 - BRAMALL LANE, SHEFFIELD, ENGLAND

TUNNEL OF LOVE / BOOM BOOM / ADAM RAISED A CAIN / DOWNBOUND TRAIN / ALL THAT HEAVEN WILL ALLOW / THE RIVER / SEEDS / ROULETTE / COVER ME / BRILLIANT DISGUISE / WAR / BORN IN THE U.S.A. / CHIMES OF FREEDOM / TOUGHER THAN THE REST / WHO DO YOU LOVE? - SHE'S THE ONE / YOU CAN LOOK (BUT YOU BETTER NOT TOUCH) / I'M A COWARD / I'M ON FIRE / SPARE PARTS / BECAUSE THE NIGHT / DANCING IN THE DARK / LIGHT OF DAY - LAND OF A 1000 DANCES / BORN TO RUN / HUNGRY HEART / GLORY DAYS / CAN'T HELP FALLING IN LOVE / BOBBY JEAN / CADILLAC RANCH / TENTH AVENUE FREEZE-OUT / SWEET SOUL MUSIC / RAISE YOUR HAND / LONELY TEARDROPS / TWIST AND SHOUT

Audience tape available on CDR 'Should I Stay Or Should I Go' and audience shot DVD. The European debut of "Lonely Teardrops" (the third and final performance of the tour) is included in the encores. "Tunnel Of Love" includes "Tears Of A Clown" in the outro. "Adam Raised A Cain" includes "Hoochie Coochie Man" and "I'm A Man" in the outro. "Cover Me" includes "Gimme Shelter" in the outro. "You Can Look (But You Better Not Touch)" includes the sung "Don't You Touch That Thing" intro. Only time "Spare Parts" is performed in the second set. "Dancing In The Dark" includes "Lookin' For A Love" in the outro. "Light Of Day" includes "Land Of 1000 Dances". "Born To Run" is solo acoustic. First ever performance in England of "Roulette".
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1988-07-12 - WALDSTADION, FRANKFURT, WEST GERMANY

TUNNEL OF LOVE / BOOM BOOM / ADAM RAISED A CAIN / DOWNBOUND TRAIN / ALL THAT HEAVEN WILL ALLOW / THE RIVER / SEEDS / COVER ME / BRILLIANT DISGUISE / SPARE PARTS / WAR / BORN IN THE U.S.A. / CHIMES OF FREEDOM / PARADISE BY THE "C" / WHO DO YOU LOVE? - SHE'S THE ONE / YOU CAN LOOK (BUT YOU BETTER NOT TOUCH) / I'M A COWARD / I'M ON FIRE / TOUGHER THAN THE REST / BECAUSE THE NIGHT / DANCING IN THE DARK / LIGHT OF DAY - LAND OF 1000 DANCES / BORN TO RUN / HUNGRY HEART / GLORY DAYS / BOBBY JEAN / CADILLAC RANCH / TENTH AVENUE FREEZE-OUT / SWEET SOUL MUSIC / RAISE YOUR HAND / TWIST AND SHOUT

Audience tape. Three recording sources circulate, two are available from the master tapes (minimax and amoschell), a third source is available from second generation tapes. All three are excellent quality. Available on CDR's 'Francoforte 88' and 'Boom Boom Boom' but it is unknown which sources are used for those releases. "Tunnel Of Love" includes "Tears Of A Clown" in the outro, "Adam Raised A Cain" includes "Hoochie Coochie Man" and "I'm A Man" in the outro, "Cover Me" includes "Gimme Shelter" in the outro, "You Can Look (But You Better Not Touch)" includes the sung "Don't You Touch That Thing" intro and "Dancing In The Dark" includes "Lookin' For A Love" in the outro. "Born To Run" is solo acoustic. First ever performances in Germany of "Tunnel Of Love", "Boom Boom", "Adam Raised A Cain", "All That Heaven Will Allow", "Seeds", "Brilliant Disguise", "Spare Parts", "War", "Chimes Of Freedom", "Paradise By The 'C'", "Who Do You Love? - She's The One", "I'm A Coward", "Tougher Than The Rest", "Light Of Day - Land Of 1000 Dances", "Sweet Soul Music", and "Raise Your Hand".
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1988-07-14 - ST. JAKOB STADION, BASEL, SWITZERLAND

TUNNEL OF LOVE (7:32) / BOOM BOOM (3:53) / ADAM RAISED A CAIN (4:44) / DOWNBOUND TRAIN (4:28) / ALL THAT HEAVEN WILL ALLOW (10:15) / THE RIVER (6:01) / ROULETTE (4:12) / COVER ME (6:50) / BRILLIANT DISGUISE (5:03) / SPARE PARTS (7:15) / WAR (2:57) / BORN IN THE U.S.A. (6:48) / CHIMES OF FREEDOM (6:43) / PARADISE BY THE "C" (3:50) / WHO DO YOU LOVE? - SHE'S THE ONE (9:54) / YOU CAN LOOK (BUT YOU BETTER NOT TOUCH) (7:47) / I'M A COWARD (9:09) / I'M ON FIRE (4:10) / TOUGHER THAN THE REST (6:10) / BECAUSE THE NIGHT (6:37) / DANCING IN THE DARK (6:59) / LIGHT OF DAY - LAND OF 1000 DANCES (7:57) / BORN TO RUN (6:03) / HUNGRY HEART (4:44) / GLORY DAYS (7:50) / FOLLOW THAT DREAM (4:12) / BOBBY JEAN (4:12) / CADILLAC RANCH (4:59) / TENTH AVENUE FREEZE-OUT (5:31) / SWEET SOUL MUSIC (2:41) / RAISE YOUR HAND (6:10) / TWIST AND SHOUT (10:16)

Audience tape and partial pro-shot DVD. Audio is available on CD 'Rock's Hottest Ticket' (Winged Wheel) and CDR 'Restless Hearts' (Ev2), the latter of which is a transfer from the master recording. One of the best sounding bootlegs of the tour, with great instrument separation and low audience noise, a big upgrade over 'Rock's Hottest Ticket'. Seven tracks ("Follow That Dream" through to the closing "Twist And Shout") are available on an excellent professionally shot compilation DVD 'Tunnel Of Love Express Tour' (Watchdog), which also includes eight tracks from the show in Copenhagen later in the month. The aforementioned tracks are also on CD 'Live 75-88' (Orange Records) in fine soundboard quality. Only tour appearance of "Follow That Dream", played on the request of a fan. Final "Roulette" of the tour. "Tunnel Of Love" includes "Tears Of A Clown" in the outro. "Adam Raised A Cain" includes "Hoochie Coochie Man" and "I'm A Man" in the outro. "Cover Me" includes "Gimme Shelter" in the outro. "You Can Look (But You Better Not Touch)" includes the sung "Don't You Touch That Thing" intro - also features Bruce forgetting the lyrics to the "Dirty Annie" verse and improvises on the spot. "Dancing In The Dark" includes "Lookin' For A Love" in the outro. "Light Of Day" includes "Land Of 1000 Dances". "Born To Run" is solo acoustic. First ever performances in Switzerland of "Tunnel Of Love", "Boom Boom", "Adam Raised A Cain", "Downbound Train", "All That Heaven Will Allow", "Roulette", "Cover Me", "Brilliant Disguise", "Spare Parts", "War", "Born In The U.S.A.", "Chimes Of Freedom", "Paradise By The 'C'", "Who Do You Love? - She's The One", "I'm A Coward", "I'm On Fire", "Tougher Than The Rest", "Because The Night", "Dancing In The Dark", "Light Of Day", "Glory Days", "Follow That Dream", "Bobby Jean", "Sweet Soul Music", "Raise Your Hand", and "Twist And Shout".
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1988-07-17 - OLYMPIA REITSTADION REIM, MUNICH, WEST GERMANY

TUNNEL OF LOVE / BOOM BOOM / ADAM RAISED A CAIN / DOWNBOUND TRAIN / ALL THAT HEAVEN WILL ALLOW / THE RIVER / BADLANDS / COVER ME / BRILLIANT DISGUISE / SPARE PARTS / WAR / BORN IN THE U.S.A. / CHIMES OF FREEDOM / PARADISE BY THE "C" / WHO DO YOU LOVE? - SHE'S THE ONE / YOU CAN LOOK (BUT YOU BETTER NOT TOUCH) / I'M A COWARD / I'M ON FIRE / TOUGHER THAN THE REST / BECAUSE THE NIGHT / DANCING IN THE DARK / LIGHT OF DAY - LAND OF 1000 DANCES / BORN TO RUN / HUNGRY HEART / GLORY DAYS / BOBBY JEAN / CADILLAC RANCH / TENTH AVENUE FREEZE-OUT / SWEET SOUL MUSIC / RAISE YOUR HAND / TWIST AND SHOUT - DO YOU LOVE ME - HAVING A PARTY

Audience tape and DVD. Three recording sources circulate, released on CDR's "Do You Love Me" & "Sweet Soul Munich", the latter from the master cassettes (biccio). A second source circulates on CDR "Kiss In The Rain" and a third source was recently put into circulation from 2nd generation tapes (mjk5510). Tour debut of "Badlands". "Tunnel Of Love" includes "Tears Of A Clown" in the outro, "Adam Raised A Cain" includes "Hoochie Coochie Man" and "I'm A Man" in the outro, "Cover Me" includes "Gimme Shelter" in the outro, "You Can Look (But You Better Not Touch)" includes the sung "Don't You Touch That Thing" intro, "Dancing In The Dark" includes "Lookin' For A Love" in the outro and "Light Of Day" includes "Land Of 1000 Dances". "Born To Run" is solo acoustic. "Twist And Shout" includes "Do You Love Me" and "Having A Party". Thanks to Skipjack for the setlist corrections.
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1988-07-19 - RADRENNBAHN WEISSENSEE, EAST BERLIN, EAST GERMANY

BADLANDS / OUT IN THE STREET / BOOM BOOM / ADAM RAISED A CAIN / ALL THAT HEAVEN WILL ALLOW / THE RIVER / COVER ME / BRILLIANT DISGUISE / THE PROMISED LAND / SPARE PARTS / WAR / BORN IN THE U.S.A. / CHIMES OF FREEDOM / PARADISE BY THE "C" / WHO DO YOU LOVE? - SHE'S THE ONE / YOU CAN LOOK (BUT YOU BETTER NOT TOUCH) / I'M A COWARD / I'M ON FIRE / DOWNBOUND TRAIN / BECAUSE THE NIGHT / DANCING IN THE DARK / LIGHT OF DAY - LAND OF 1000 DANCES / BORN TO RUN / HUNGRY HEART / GLORY DAYS / CAN'T HELP FALLING IN LOVE / BOBBY JEAN / CADILLAC RANCH / TENTH AVENUE FREEZE-OUT / SWEET SOUL MUSIC / TWIST AND SHOUT - HAVING A PARTY

Audience tape and radio/television broadcast. Bruce's first ever appearance in East Germany. This show is partially broadcast on East German television and radio. The original broadcast footage was released on a factory-pressed DVD entitled 'Behind The Wall' on the Bossvideo Ltd. label. A mixture of the radio broadcast and audience tape is available as 'Rocking The Badlands'. "Out in the Street" and "The Promised Land" make their tour debuts and "Born to Run" is performed with the full band for the first time on the tour. "Adam Raised A Cain" includes "Hoochie Coochie Man" and "I'm A Man" in the outro. "Cover Me" includes "Gimme Shelter" in the outro. "You Can Look (But You Better Not Touch)" includes the sung "Don't You Touch That Thing" intro. "Dancing In The Dark" includes "Lookin' For A Love" in the outro. Thanks to Mark for the corrections. Oddly, this show was announced by the promoters as a "Concert for Nicaragua" (see ticket stub), which upset Bruce and prompted him to give his infamous German-language speech prior to "Chimes Of Freedom" about "not being here for or against any certain government, but to play rock ’n’ roll for (you) East Berliners...in the hope that one day, all barriers will be torn down." A few minutes before the concert started, Bruce had the words translated and written down in phonetic spelling by his personal German driver, George Kerwinski, and the speech originally included the word "walls" instead of "barriers" – this was changed at the proverbial last minute because it was (rightly) considered too delicate by Jon Landau. Kerwinski had to literally climb onstage during the show and tell Bruce to say "barrier". Bruce does his introduction in German while the band plays in the background. Of course, the entire speech was censored in the original East German television and radio broadcasts anyway, although it was shown on various TV news reports in West Germany. The original broadcast of the concert did not include "Out In The Street" and "Boom Boom" - they were only shown on later re-broadcasts.
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1988-07-22 - WALDBUHNE, WEST BERLIN, WEST GERMANY

BADLANDS / TUNNEL OF LOVE / BOOM BOOM / ADAM RAISED A CAIN / ALL THAT HEAVEN WILL ALLOW / THE RIVER / THE PROMISED LAND / COVER ME / BRILLIANT DISGUISE / SPARE PARTS / WAR / BORN IN THE U.S.A. / CHIMES OF FREEDOM / TOUGHER THAN THE REST / WHO DO YOU LOVE? - SHE'S THE ONE / YOU CAN LOOK (BUT YOU BETTER NOT TOUCH) / I'M A COWARD / I'M ON FIRE / DOWNBOUND TRAIN / BECAUSE THE NIGHT / DANCING IN THE DARK / LIGHT OF DAY - LAND OF 1000 DANCES / BORN TO RUN / HUNGRY HEART / GLORY DAYS / CAN'T HELP FALLING IN LOVE / BOBBY JEAN / CADILLAC RANCH / TENTH AVENUE FREEZE-OUT / SWEET SOUL MUSIC / RAISE YOUR HAND / TWIST AND SHOUT - HAVING A PARTY

Audience tape available on CDR 'The Badlands Of Berlin'. Four recording sources are known, two transferred from the cassette masters (Vortex242 and Lucky_Dog), a third from the 4LP set 'Tunnel Of Love West Berlin' and a fourth source from second generation tapes. The LP source circulates with patches from the Lucky_Dog recording, from mjk5510. "Tunnel Of Love" includes "Tears Of A Clown" in the outro and "Adam Raised A Cain" includes "Hoochie Coochie Man" and "I'm A Man" in the outro. Second and final "The Promised Land" of the tour, "Cover Me" includes "Gimme Shelter" in the outro, "You Can Look (But You Better Not Touch)" includes the sung "Don't You Touch That Thing" intro, "Dancing In The Dark" includes "Lookin' For A Love" in the outro and "Light Of Day" includes "Land Of 1000 Dances". "Born To Run" is solo acoustic.
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1988-07-23 - STRØGET, COPENHAGEN, DENMARK

I'M ON FIRE / THE RIVER / DANCING IN THE DARK

With Street musician John Magnusson on acoustic guitar - filmed by a member of the audience and partly shown on Danish TV. The full clip can be seen on YouTube (thanks Craig) and is also available on DVD. Thanks to Carlo for the corrections. Thanks to Joe for confirming the exact location of Springsteen's appearance - it was outside what is now a Gamestop store.
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1988-07-25 - IDRAETSPARKEN, COPENHAGEN, DENMARK

TUNNEL OF LOVE / BOOM BOOM / ADAM RAISED A CAIN / DOWNBOUND TRAIN / ALL THAT HEAVEN WILL ALLOW / THE RIVER / BADLANDS / COVER ME / BRILLIANT DISGUISE / SPARE PARTS / WAR / BORN IN THE U.S.A. / CHIMES OF FREEDOM / PARADISE BY THE "C" / WHO DO YOU LOVE? - SHE'S THE ONE / YOU CAN LOOK (BUT YOU BETTER NOT TOUCH) / I'M A COWARD / I'M ON FIRE / TOUGHER THAN THE REST / BECAUSE THE NIGHT / DANCING IN THE DARK / LIGHT OF DAY - LAND OF 1000 DANCES / BORN TO RUN / HUNGRY HEART / GLORY DAYS (with Link Wray) / BOBBY JEAN / CADILLAC RANCH / SWEET SOUL MUSIC / RAISE YOUR HAND / TWIST AND SHOUT - HAVING A PARTY

Audience tape and partial pro-shot DVD. The audience recording is available on CDR 'Wonderful Love In Copenhagen'. Several tracks ("Spare Parts" through to "I'm A Coward") circulate in wonderful pro-shot quality on DVD 'Tunnel Of Love Express Tour' (Watchdog). The same tracks are also on CD 'Live 75-88' (Orange Records). Link Wray joins in on guitar for “Glory Days”. "Adam Raised A Cain" includes "Hoochie Coochie Man" and "I'm A Man" in the outro, "Cover Me" includes "Gimme Shelter" in the outro, "You Can Look (But You Better Not Touch)" includes the sung "Don't You Touch That Thing" intro and "Dancing In The Dark" includes "Lookin' For A Love" in the outro. "Born To Run" is solo acoustic. First ever performances in Denmark of "Tunnel Of Love", "Boom Boom", "Adam Raised A Cain", "Downbound Train", "All That Heaven Will Allow", "Cover Me", "Brilliant Disguise", "Spare Parts", "War", "Born In The U.S.A.", "Chimes Of Freedom", "Paradise By The 'C'", "Who Do You Love? - She's The One", "I'm A Coward", "Tougher Than The Rest", "Light Of Day", "Glory Days", "Bobby Jean", "Sweet Soul Music", "Raise Your Hand", and "Twist And Shout - Having A Party".
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1988-07-27 - VALLE HOVIN STADION, OSLO, NORWAY

TUNNEL OF LOVE / BOOM BOOM / ADAM RAISED A CAIN / DOWNBOUND TRAIN / ALL THAT HEAVEN WILL ALLOW / THE RIVER / BADLANDS / COVER ME / BRILLIANT DISGUISE / SPARE PARTS / WAR / BORN IN THE U.S.A. / CHIMES OF FREEDOM / THUNDER ROAD / WHO DO YOU LOVE? - SHE'S THE ONE / YOU CAN LOOK (BUT YOU BETTER NOT TOUCH) / I'M A COWARD / I'M ON FIRE / TOUGHER THAN THE REST / BECAUSE THE NIGHT / DANCING IN THE DARK / LIGHT OF DAY - LAND OF A 1000 DANCES / BORN TO RUN / HUNGRY HEART / GLORY DAYS / BOBBY JEAN / CADILLAC RANCH / SWEET SOUL MUSIC / RAISE YOUR HAND / TWIST AND SHOUT - HAVING A PARTY

Audience tape available on CDR 'Thunder Of Love' (RCR). First "Thunder Road" of the tour. "Born To Run" is solo acoustic. First ever performances in Norway of "Tunnel Of Love", "Boom Boom", "Adam Raised A Cain", "Downbound Train", "All That Heaven Will Allow", "Cover Me", "Brilliant Disguise", "Spare Parts", "War", "Born In The U.S.A.", "Chimes Of Freedom", "Who Do You Love? - She's The One", "I'm A Coward", "I'm On Fire", "Tougher Than The Rest", "Dancing In The Dark", "Light Of Day", "Glory Days", "Bobby Jean", "Sweet Soul Music", "Raise Your Hand", and "Twist And Shout - Having A Party".
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1988-07-30 - WESERSTADION, BREMEN, WEST GERMANY

TUNNEL OF LOVE / BOOM BOOM / ADAM RAISED A CAIN / DOWNBOUND TRAIN / ALL THAT HEAVEN WILL ALLOW / THE RIVER / BADLANDS / COVER ME / BRILLIANT DISGUISE / SPARE PARTS / WAR / BORN IN THE U.S.A. / CHIMES OF FREEDOM / PARADISE BY THE "C" / SHE'S THE ONE / YOU CAN LOOK (BUT YOU BETTER NOT TOUCH) / I'M A COWARD / I'M ON FIRE / TOUGHER THAN THE REST / WORKING ON THE HIGHWAY / DANCING IN THE DARK / LIGHT OF DAY / BORN TO RUN / HUNGRY HEART / GLORY DAYS / CAN'T HELP FALLING IN LOVE / BOBBY JEAN / CADILLAC RANCH / SWEET SOUL MUSIC / RAISE YOUR HAND / TWIST AND SHOUT - HAVING A PARTY

Audience tape. "Working On The Highway" makes its tour debut. "Born To Run" is solo acoustic. Some 25 minutes of audience shot video also circulates.
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1988-08-02 - ESTADIO VICENTE CALDERON, MADRID, SPAIN

TUNNEL OF LOVE / BOOM BOOM / ADAM RAISED A CAIN / DOWNBOUND TRAIN / ALL THAT HEAVEN WILL ALLOW / THE RIVER / BADLANDS / COVER ME / BRILLIANT DISGUISE / SPARE PARTS / WAR / BORN IN THE U.S.A. / CHIMES OF FREEDOM / PARADISE BY THE "C" / WHO DO YOU LOVE? - SHE'S THE ONE / YOU CAN LOOK (BUT YOU BETTER NOT TOUCH) / I'M A COWARD / I'M ON FIRE / TOUGHER THAN THE REST / BECAUSE THE NIGHT / DANCING IN THE DARK / LIGHT OF DAY - LAND OF 1000 DANCES / BORN TO RUN / HUNGRY HEART / GLORY DAYS / CAN'T HELP FALLING IN LOVE / BOBBY JEAN / CADILLAC RANCH / SWEET SOUL MUSIC / RAISE YOUR HAND / TWIST AND SHOUT - HAVING A PARTY

Audience tape released on CDR 'Madrid 88' (missing "Twist And Shout - Having A Party"). "Adam Raised A Cain" includes a line from "I'm A Man" in the outro. "Cover Me" includes "Gimme Shelter" in the outro, "You Can Look (But You Better Not Touch)" includes the "Don't You Touch That Thing" intro, "Dancing In The Dark" includes "Lookin' For A Love" in the outro and "Light Of Day" includes "Land Of 1000 Dances". Another full band "Born To Run" is played. First ever performances in Spain of "Tunnel Of Love", "Boom Boom", "Adam Raised A Cain", "Downbound Train", "All That Heaven Will Allow", "Cover Me", "Brilliant Disguise", "Spare Parts", "War", "Born In The U.S.A.", "Chimes Of Freedom", "Paradise By The 'C'", "Who Do You Love? - She's The One", "I'm A Coward", "I'm On Fire", "Tougher Than The Rest", "Dancing In The Dark", "Light Of Day", "Glory Days", "Can't Help Falling In Love", "Bobby Jean", "Sweet Soul Music", "Raise Your Hand", and "Twist And Shout - Having A Party".
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1988-08-03 - CAMP NOU, BARCELONA, SPAIN

TUNNEL OF LOVE / BOOM BOOM / ADAM RAISED A CAIN / DOWNBOUND TRAIN / ALL THAT HEAVEN WILL ALLOW / THE RIVER / BADLANDS / COVER ME / BRILLIANT DISGUISE / SPARE PARTS / WAR / BORN IN THE U.S.A. / CHIMES OF FREEDOM / THUNDER ROAD / WHO DO YOU LOVE? - SHE'S THE ONE / YOU CAN LOOK (BUT YOU BETTER NOT TOUCH) / I'M A COWARD / I'M ON FIRE / TOUGHER THAN THE REST / WORKING ON THE HIGHWAY / DANCING IN THE DARK / LIGHT OF DAY- LAND OF A 1000 DANCES / BORN TO RUN / HUNGRY HEART / GLORY DAYS / CAN'T HELP FALLING IN LOVE / BOBBY JEAN / CADILLAC RANCH / SWEET SOUL MUSIC / RAISE YOUR HAND / TWIST AND SHOUT - HAVING A PARTY

Audience tape and DVD. The final Tunnel Of Love Express Tour show. First ever performance in Spain of "Working On The Highway". Released on CDR 'From Barcelona With Love'. Concert is filmed from the audience, and is available on DVD. Some pro-shot video footage of “Tunnel Of Love”, “Boom Boom” and “Born In The U.S.A.” from this concert was shown on Spanish television. The pro-shot film was broadcast in Barcelona by TV2 as part of a special 20-minute feature. It also included live audio (not video) of "Badlands". During the intro to "Tunnel of Love", Bruce speaks in Catalan, saying, "Hola Barcelona, ja soc aquí" (Hello Barcelona, I'm finally here). This was important to the audience because these are the exact words ("Ja soc aquí") that Catalonian President Josep Tarradellas said on October 23, 1977, when he returned to Barcelona after 38 years in exile because of Franco's dictatorship in Spain. Once democracy was restored in Spain in 1975, the old Generalitat government functioned again (Catalonia's own autonomic government), and Tarradellas came back to take the presidency again. So Bruce saying those magic words was very exciting, and sure he had some good advice about this before the show. "Adam Raised A Cain" includes "I'm A Man" in the outro. "Cover Me" includes "Gimme Shelter" in the outro. "You Can Look (But You Better Not Touch)" includes the sung "Don't You Touch That Thing" intro. "Dancing In The Dark" includes "Lookin' For A Love" in the outro. "Light Of Day" includes "Land Of 1000 Dances". "Born To Run" is full band once again. The sleeve for a Spanish promotion-only 7“ single of “Tougher Than The Rest” lists this concert with a date of August 4, so the show may have been rescheduled. A typo is perhaps more likely. Thanks to Lost in The Flood and Sal for the extra information.
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End of the "Tunnel Of Love" tour


1988-08-21 - THE STONE PONY, ASBURY PARK, NJ

STAND BY ME / AROUND AND AROUND

Audience tape. With Cats On A Smooth Surface.
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1988-08-24 - MADISON SQUARE GARDEN, NEW YORK CITY, NY

THE RIVER / MESSAGE IN A BOTTLE

Audience tape. Bruce guests with Sting. Thanks to Ernst for the information.
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1988-09-01 - WEMBLEY STADIUM, LONDON, ENGLAND

BORN IN THE U.S.A. / THE PROMISED LAND / COVER ME / TUNNEL OF LOVE (intro only) / CADILLAC RANCH (intro only) / TUNNEL OF LOVE / SPARE PARTS (intro only) / MY HOMETOWN / THUNDER ROAD (end only) / SHE'S THE ONE (intro only) / GLORY DAYS (intro only) / LIGHT OF DAY / BORN TO RUN (intro only) / CHIMES OF FREEDOM (intro only) / TRAPPED / TOUGHER THAN THE REST / BRILLIANT DISGUISE / PROVE IT ALL NIGHT (intro only) (total time 57:59)

Audience tape. Full-band rehearsal the day before the Amnesty tour kicks off. Setlist above is sourced from an audience recording of poor quality. Many of the songs rehearsed are just partial takes.



Start of the "Amnesty International - Human Rights Now!" tour
September 2, 1988 - October 15, 1988 (20 shows)
 
THE E STREET BAND
Bruce Springsteen (vocals, guitar, harmonica)
Roy Bittan (piano, keyboards)
Clarence Clemons (tenor and baritone saxophones, backing vocals, percussion)
Danny Federici (organ, accordion, keyboards)
Nils Lofgren (guitar, backing vocals)
Patti Scialfa (backing vocals, percussion)
Garry Tallent (bass, percussion)
Max Weinberg (drums)


1988-09-02 - WEMBLEY STADIUM, LONDON, ENGLAND

Pre-set: GET UP, STAND UP (a cappella, with Sting, Peter Gabriel, Tracy Chapman and Youssou N'Dour)

BORN IN THE U.S.A. / THE PROMISED LAND / COVER ME / CADILLAC RANCH / THE RIVER / SPARE PARTS / WAR / MY HOMETOWN / THUNDER ROAD / SHE'S THE ONE / GLORY DAYS / LIGHT OF DAY - LAND OF A 1000 DANCES / BORN TO RUN / CHIMES OF FREEDOM (with Sting, Peter Gabriel, Tracy Chapman and Youssou N'Dour) / GET UP, STAND UP (with Sting, Peter Gabriel, Tracy Chapman and Youssou N'Dour)

Audience tape released on CDR 'Londra 88' and partial (75 minute) screenshot video, which is available on DVD. Three different recording sources circulate with the best source coming from a set of master cassettes that surfaced in 2012 (quick45) that has the end of "Born To Run" cut. First show of "Human Rights Now!", a worldwide tour to raise awareness of both the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the work of Amnesty International. Other than Springsteen, the concerts feature Sting, Peter Gabriel, Tracy Chapman and Youssou N'Dour, plus guest performers from each of the countries where the concerts are held. The days proceedings begin at around 4pm with an a cappella version of "Get Up, Stand Up" performed by Springsteen, Gabriel, Chapman, Sting and N'Dour - the first ever Springsteen performance of the song. It is uncertain (but assumed) whether all the shows on the tour featured this opening - please get in touch if you know more. After the introduction and sets by the other performers, Springsteen and the E Street Band play a 15-song set, featuring the first (and only) "Spare Parts" without the horns and the familiar piano/spoken introduction. "Born To Run" is the full band version, as it will be throughout the tour. "Chimes Of Freedom" and a full-band "Get Up, Stand Up" close the show. Thanks Per.
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1988-09-04 - PALAIS OMNISPORTS DE PARIS-BERCY, PARIS, FRANCE

Pre-set: GET UP, STAND UP (a cappella, with Sting, Peter Gabriel, Tracy Chapman, Youssou N'Dour and Michel Jonasz)

BORN IN THE U.S.A. / THE PROMISED LAND / COVER ME / BRILLIANT DISGUISE / THE RIVER (with Sting) / CADILLAC RANCH / WAR / MY HOMETOWN / THUNDER ROAD / GLORY DAYS / BOBBY JEAN / BORN TO RUN / RAISE YOUR HAND/ CHIMES OF FREEDOM (with Sting, Peter Gabriel, Tracy Chapman and Youssou N'Dour) / GET UP, STAND UP (with Sting, Peter Gabriel, Tracy Chapman, Youssou N'Dour and Michel Jonasz)

Audience tape released on CDR 'Parigi 88 First HRN' and partial DVD, a mixture of stage and screen. For the first time on the tour Sting joins Springsteen for "The River" - thanks to Carlo for the info. French singer Michel Jonasz is the local performer. First ever performances in France for "Chimes Of Freedom" and "Get Up, Stand Up". Thanks to Nathan for the setlist correction and Hervé for the information.
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1988-09-05 - PALAIS OMNISPORTS DE PARIS-BERCY, PARIS, FRANCE

Pre-set: GET UP, STAND UP (a cappella, with Sting, Peter Gabriel, Tracy Chapman and Youssou N'Dour)

BORN IN THE U.S.A. / THE PROMISED LAND / COVER ME / BRILLIANT DISGUISE / THE RIVER (with Sting) / CADILLAC RANCH / WAR / MY HOMETOWN / THUNDER ROAD / BECAUSE THE NIGHT / GLORY DAYS / BORN TO RUN / RAISE YOUR HAND / CHIMES OF FREEDOM (with Sting, Peter Gabriel, Tracy Chapman and Youssou N'Dour) / GET UP, STAND UP (with Sting, Peter Gabriel, Tracy Chapman and Youssou N'Dour)

Audience tape released on CDR 'On The Road' (Byte Me Music) and on CDR 'Parigi 88 Second HRN'. "Because The Night" is played for the first time this tour.
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1988-09-06 - NEPSTADION, BUDAPEST, HUNGARY

Pre-set: GET UP, STAND UP (a cappella, with Sting, Peter Gabriel, Tracy Chapman and Youssou N'Dour)

BORN IN THE U.S.A. / THE PROMISED LAND / COVER ME / WORKING ON THE HIGHWAY / THE RIVER (with Sting) / CADILLAC RANCH / WAR / MY HOMETOWN / THUNDER ROAD / HUNGRY HEART / GLORY DAYS / BORN TO RUN / RAISE YOUR HAND / CHIMES OF FREEDOM (with Sting, Peter Gabriel, Tracy Chapman and Youssou N'Dour) / GET UP, STAND UP (with Sting, Peter Gabriel, Tracy Chapman and Youssou N'Dour)

Bruce's first ever appearance in Hungary and his only performance there to date. Audience tape released on CDR 'Budapest 88' (missing "Born To Run") and 'Hungary Heart', which has "Born To Run" in place. The complete "Chimes Of Freedom" was broadcast on Hungarian TV, a recording of which circulates. First tour performances of "Working On The Highway" and "Hungry Heart". The local guest performer is Hobo Blues Band, who play a 40-minute set.
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1988-09-08 - STADIO COMUNALE, TURIN, ITALY

Pre-set: GET UP, STAND UP (a cappella, with Sting, Peter Gabriel, Tracy Chapman and Youssou N'Dour)

BORN IN THE U.S.A. (6.32) / THE PROMISED LAND (5.23) / COVER ME / WORKING ON THE HIGHWAY (4.43) / THE RIVER (5.55) / CADILLAC RANCH (5.33) / WAR (3.05) / MY HOMETOWN (7.32) / THUNDER ROAD (5.41) / BECAUSE THE NIGHT (4.40) / GLORY DAYS (5.50) / BORN TO RUN (5.43) / RAISE YOUR HAND (5.50) / CHIMES OF FREEDOM (with Sting, Peter Gabriel, Tracy Chapman and Youssou N'Dour) (5.48) / GET UP, STAND UP (with Sting, Peter Gabriel, Tracy Chapman and Youssou N'Dour) (4.38)

Audience tape and DVD. Two recorder sources circulate, released on 2 LP 'Amnesty '88', 4 LP "Human RIghts Now, In Concerto!' (edited) and CD 'Get Up Stand Up' (Winged Wheel). A second recorder source, in good quality but with a very noisy crowd, is in limited circulation. "Raise Your Hand" includes a lengthy closing vamp (see "Detroit Medley" March 17). First ever Springsteen performances in Italy of "Chimes Of Freedom" and "Get Up, Stand Up". Guest artist is Italian musician Claudio Baglioni. Thanks Per and Nando.
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1988-09-10 - CAMP NOU, BARCELONA, SPAIN

Pre-set: GET UP, STAND UP (a cappella, with Sting, Peter Gabriel, Tracy Chapman and Youssou N'Dour)

BORN IN THE U.S.A. / THE PROMISED LAND / COVER ME / BRILLIANT DISGUISE / THE RIVER (with Sting) / CADILLAC RANCH / WAR / MY HOMETOWN / THUNDER ROAD / BECAUSE THE NIGHT / GLORY DAYS / BORN TO RUN / RAISE YOUR HAND (with Branford Marsalis) / CHIMES OF FREEDOM (with Sting, Peter Gabriel, Tracy Chapman, Youssou N'Dour and El Ultimo de la Fila) / GET UP, STAND UP (with Sting, Peter Gabriel, Tracy Chapman, Youssou N'Dour, and El Ultimo de la Fila)

Audience tape (missing "War") released On CD 'Chimes Of Freedom' (Flamingo Records), the complete show, including War, also circulates from a recent tape transfer (mjk5510). The following songs were broadcast by Radio 4 in Barcelona: "Born In The U.S.A."; "Glory Days", "Born To Run", "Raise Your Hand", "Chimes Of Freedom", and "Get Up, Stand Up" - but not without flaws; "Born In The U.S.A." fades out, "Glory Days" and "Chimes Of Freedom" fade in. "Chimes Of Freedom" and "Get Up, Stand Up" includes all performing artists. "Cover Me" is played straight forward, no remix-version. "The River" is a duet with Sting. "My Hometown" fades in way into the lovely keyboard-driven intro to back up Bruce's appeal to join Amnesty International in Spanish. Branford Marsalis guests on saxophone on "Raise Your Hand". First ever performances in Spain of "My Hometown" and "Get Up, Stand Up". The Spanish band invited to play was Barcelona's El Ultimo de la Fila, which were huge at the time and became one of Spain's ever biggest best sellers. Thanks to Jordi for the setlist update and Carlo, Per and Sal for the info.
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1988-09-13 - NATIONAL STADIUM, SAN JOSE, COSTA RICA

Pre-set: GET UP, STAND UP (a cappella, with Sting, Peter Gabriel, Tracy Chapman and Youssou N'Dour)

BORN IN THE U.S.A. / THE PROMISED LAND / COVER ME / BRILLIANT DISGUISE / THE RIVER / CADILLAC RANCH / WAR / MY HOMETOWN / BECAUSE THE NIGHT / GLORY DAYS / BORN TO RUN / RAISE YOUR HAND / CHIMES OF FREEDOM (with Sting, Peter Gabriel, Tracy Chapman and Youssou N'Dour) / GET UP, STAND UP (with Sting, Peter Gabriel, Tracy Chapman and Youssou N'Dour)

Audience tape. Bruce's first appearance in Costa Rica and his only performance there to date.
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1988-09-15 - MAPLE LEAF GARDENS, TORONTO, ON

Pre-set: GET UP, STAND UP (a cappella, with Sting, Peter Gabriel, Tracy Chapman and Youssou N'Dour)

BORN IN THE U.S.A. / THE PROMISED LAND / COVER ME / BRILLIANT DISGUISE / THE RIVER (with Sting) / CADILLAC RANCH / WAR / MY HOMETOWN / THUNDER ROAD / DANCING IN THE DARK / GLORY DAYS / BORN TO RUN / RAISE YOUR HAND / CHIMES OF FREEDOM (with Sting, Peter Gabriel, Tracy Chapman and Youssou N'Dour) / GET, UP STAND UP (with Sting, Peter Gabriel, Tracy Chapman and Youssou N'Dour)

Audience tape and good screenshot DVD. Three known recorder sources circulate, first generation tape transfer of the best quality source recently put into circulation (May 2013). Audio released on CDR 'Toronto 88'. During "Dancing In The Dark ", Bruce pulls a man up on stage. First ever performances in Canada of "Brilliant Disguise", "War", "Chimes Of Freedom", and "Get Up, Stand Up". The guest artist is k.d. lang.
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1988-09-17 - OLYMPIC STADIUM, MONTREAL, QC

Pre-set: GET UP, STAND UP (a cappella, with Sting, Peter Gabriel, Tracy Chapman and Youssou N'Dour)

With Sting: EVERY BREATH YOU TAKE

BORN IN THE U.S.A. / THE PROMISED LAND / COVER ME / BRILLIANT DISGUISE / THE RIVER (with Sting) / CADILLAC RANCH / WAR / MY HOMETOWN / THUNDER ROAD / GLORY DAYS / BORN TO RUN / TWIST AND SHOUT / CHIMES OF FREEDOM (with Sting, Peter Gabriel, Tracy Chapman and Youssou N'Dour) / GET UP, STAND UP (with Sting, Peter Gabriel, Tracy Chapman and Youssou N'Dour)

Audience tape released on CDR 'Montreal 88'. For the first time Bruce joins Sting for "Every Breath You Take", Bruce's first ever performance of the song. Tour debut of "Twist And Shout". Guest artists are Canadian singer-songwriters Michel Rivard and Daniel Lavoie. . Thanks to Carlo for the info.
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1988-09-19 - JOHN F. KENNEDY STADIUM, PHILADELPHIA, PA

Pre-set: GET UP, STAND UP (a cappella, with Sting, Peter Gabriel, Tracy Chapman, Joan Baez and Youssou N'Dour)

BORN IN THE U.S.A. / THE PROMISED LAND / COVER ME (with The Miami Horns) / THE RIVER (with Sting and L. Shankar) / CADILLAC RANCH / WAR (with The Miami Horns) / MY HOMETOWN / JUNGLELAND / THUNDER ROAD / GLORY DAYS (with David Sancious and The Miami Horns) / BORN TO RUN / RAISE YOUR HAND (with The Miami Horns) / CHIMES OF FREEDOM (with Sting, Peter Gabriel, Tracy Chapman, Joan Baez and Youssou N'Dour) / GET UP, STAND UP (with Sting, Peter Gabriel, Tracy Chapman, Joan Baez and Youssou N'Dour)

Audience tape and screenshot DVD. Surprise appearance of "Jungleland" for the first time since 1985. The usual performers are joined by Joan Baez, for tonight and the following two shows in Los Angeles and Oakland. Sting and L. Shankar (Peter Gabriel's violin player) guest on "The River", David Sancious guests on "Glory Days", and The Miami Horns guest on "Cover Me", "War", "Glory Days", and "Raise Your Hand". "Cover Me" is again played straight, "The River" is sung as a duet with Sting, "My Hometown" has the beautiful keyboard introduction and "Raise Your Hand" includes a lengthy closing vamp. "Chimes of Freedom" and "Get Up, Stand Up" include all artists. First ever Springsteen performance in the U.S. of "Get Up, Stand Up". Thanks to Carlo and to Per for the info.
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1988-09-21 - LOS ANGELES MEMORIAL COLISEUM, LOS ANGELES, CA

Pre-set: GET UP, STAND UP (a cappella, with Sting, Peter Gabriel, Tracy Chapman, Joan Baez and Youssou N'Dour)

BORN IN THE U.S.A. / THE PROMISED LAND / COVER ME / THE RIVER (with Sting) / CADILLAC RANCH / WAR / MY HOMETOWN / JUNGLELAND / THUNDER ROAD / GLORY DAYS / BORN TO RUN / RAISE YOUR HAND / CHIMES OF FREEDOM (with Bono, Sting, Peter Gabriel, Tracy Chapman and Youssou N'Dour) / GET UP, STAND UP (with Bono, Sting, Peter Gabriel, Tracy Chapman and Youssou N'Dour)

Audience tape available from Mark Persic's Master tapes and released on CDR 'Los Angeles 88'. "Jungleland" is played for the second time this tour, and will not be heard again before the 1999/2000 Reunion Tour. Joan Baez once again joins, and Bono guests on "Chimes of Freedom" and "Get Up, Stand Up". Thanks to Carlo for the additional information.
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1988-09-23 - OAKLAND-ALAMEDA COUNTY COLISEUM, OAKLAND, CA

Pre-set: GET UP, STAND UP (a cappella, with Joan Baez, Peter Gabriel, Tracy Chapman and Youssou N'Dour)

With Joan Baez: BLOWIN' IN THE WIND

WAR / BORN IN THE U.S.A. / THE PROMISED LAND / TUNNEL OF LOVE / BRILLIANT DISGUISE / THE RIVER / I AIN'T GOT NO HOME / COVER ME / CADILLAC RANCH / MY HOMETOWN / THUNDER ROAD / GLORY DAYS / BORN TO RUN / RAISE YOUR HAND / CHIMES OF FREEDOM (with Joan Baez, Peter Gabriel, Tracy Chapman and Youssou N'Dour) / GET UP, STAND UP (with Joan Baez, Peter Gabriel, Tracy Chapman and Youssou N'Dour)

Audience tape and audience shot DVD. Sting is not present for this show. "Cover Me" is played as on the Born In The U.S.A. album. The sole "Tunnel Of Love" of the tour, without the usual intro used on the Tunnel Of Love Express Tour, includes "Tears Of A Clown" in the outro. "I Ain’t Got No Home" is played by Bruce alone on acoustic guitar and harmonica. "My Hometown" again has a beautiful keyboard intro. "Raise Your Hand" includes the closing vamp again. "Chimes of Freedom" and "Get Up, Stand Up" again includes all artists. Roy Orbison flew in to surprise Bruce backstage (Springsteen had done the same for Orbison a few months earlier). Joan Baez led the crowd in singing 'Happy Birthday' to Bruce, who then joined her on stage for a duet of "Blowin' In The Wind" (Bruce's first ever performance of the song in the U.S.). Released on CDR 'Human Rights Now' (Gamble Records) 'Happy Amnesty' and 'Oakland 88'. Also available from the master cassettes.
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1988-09-27 - TOKYO DOME, TOKYO, JAPAN

Pre-set: GET UP, STAND UP (a cappella, with Peter Gabriel, Tracy Chapman and Youssou N'Dour)

BORN IN THE U.S.A. / THE PROMISED LAND / COVER ME / BRILLIANT DISGUISE / THE RIVER / CADILLAC RANCH / WAR / MY HOMETOWN / THUNDER ROAD / DANCING IN THE DARK / I'M ON FIRE / GLORY DAYS / BORN TO RUN / RAISE YOUR HAND / TWIST AND SHOUT / CHIMES OF FREEDOM (with Peter Gabriel, Tracy Chapman and Youssou N'Dour) / GET UP, STAND UP (with Peter Gabriel, Tracy Chapman and Youssou N'Dour)

Audience tape and DVD. First "I'm On Fire" of the Amnesty Tour. Three sources circulate with one missing "I'm On Fire", a second verified first generation version is complete including "I'm On Fire" (mjk5510), a third source is in limited circulation, is lesser quality and missing Born In The USA along with the start of The Promised Land cut. "Dancing In The Dark" includes "Lookin' For A Love" in the outro. First ever performances in Japan of "Brilliant Disguise", "War", "Raise Your Hand", "Chimes Of Freedom", and "Get Up, Stand Up". Due to a scheduling conflict Sting does not attend this show. Released on CDR 'Route 88' and concert is filmed from the audience.
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1988-09-30 - JAWAHARLAL NEHRU STADIUM, NEW DELHI, INDIA

Pre-set: GET UP, STAND UP (a cappella, with Sting, Peter Gabriel, Tracy Chapman and Youssou N'Dour)

With The Epidemics (Shankar & Caroline): UP TO YOU

BORN IN THE U.S.A. / THE PROMISED LAND / THE RIVER / CADILLAC RANCH / WAR / MY HOMETOWN / THUNDER ROAD / DANCING IN THE DARK / I'M ON FIRE / GLORY DAYS / BORN TO RUN / RAISE YOUR HAND / TWIST AND SHOUT / CHIMES OF FREEDOM (with Sting, Peter Gabriel, Tracy Chapman and Youssou N'Dour) / GET UP, STAND UP (with Sting, Peter Gabriel, Tracy Chapman and Youssou N'Dour)

Audience tape. Springsteen plays harmonica on "Up To You" with The Epidemics (Shankar & Caroline) during their set. Part of this jam (a couple of minutes) was broadcast on the Amnesty documentary shown on Norwegian (and other European nations) television and even officially released on the rare, Japan-only 1989 CD Eye Catcher, credited to "The Epidemics (Shankar & Caroline)". Bruce's first appearance in India and his only performance there to date. Thanks to Anders and Peter for that information.
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1988-10-03 - OLYMPIC STADIUM, ATHENS, GREECE

Pre-set: GET UP, STAND UP (a cappella, with Sting, Peter Gabriel, Tracy Chapman and Youssou N'Dour)

With Sting: EVERY BREATH YOU TAKE

BORN IN THE U.S.A. / THE PROMISED LAND / COVER ME / I'M ON FIRE / THE RIVER (with Sting) / CADILLAC RANCH / WAR / MY HOMETOWN / DANCING IN THE DARK / BORN TO RUN / TWIST AND SHOUT

Bruce first ever appearance in Greece and his only performance there to date. The partial setlist above is sourced from an audience tape, and is likely missing several songs at the end of the set. The tape is available on CDR 'Atene 88'. Thanks to Stefanos for the updated setlist. Bruce guests with Sting on "Every Breath You Take". "Dancing In The Dark" includes a snippet of "Lookin' For A Love" in the outro. Guest artist is Greek singer George Dalaras.
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1988-10-07 - NATIONAL SPORTS STADIUM, HARARE, ZIMBABWE

Pre-set: GET UP, STAND UP (with Sting, Peter Gabriel, Tracy Chapman and Youssou N'Dour)

BORN IN THE U.S.A. / THE PROMISED LAND / COVER ME / I'M ON FIRE / THE RIVER / CADILLAC RANCH / WAR / MY HOMETOWN / DANCING IN THE DARK / GLORY DAYS / BORN TO RUN / TWIST AND SHOUT / CHIMES OF FREEDOM (with Sting, Peter Gabriel, Tracy Chapman and Youssou N'Dour) / GET UP, STAND UP (with Sting, Peter Gabriel, Tracy Chapman and Youssou N'Dour)

Audience tape. First time that Springsteen has played in Africa. Bruce's only performance in Zimbabwe to date. A certain amount of controversy surrounds this show, played at a Chinese-built sports stadium in the Zimbabwean capital. Reports suggest that Zimbabwe issued an estimated 20,000 visas to South Africans, and the end result is that perhaps 80 percent of the crowd is white. Secondly, the local promoter sourced the sound system from South Africa, which is still in the grips of apartheid. The performers discovered this while in India, protested, and as a result the promoter is forced to locate another system from elsewhere. Generally, it could be said that the show is a success, however at midnight (during Springsteen's set) the stadium lights are switched on, compelling thousands of the vast crowd to head for the exits and ensuring that the show closes with a bit of a whimper. Guest artist is Zimbabwean musician Oliver Mtukudzi.
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1988-10-09 - STADE FELIX HOUPHOUET-BOIGNY, ABIDJAN, IVORY COAST

Pre-set: GET UP, STAND UP (a cappella, with Sting, Peter Gabriel, Tracy Chapman and Youssou N'Dour)

BORN IN THE U.S.A. / THE PROMISED LAND / COVER ME / I'M ON FIRE / THE RIVER / CADILLAC RANCH / WAR / MY HOMETOWN / DANCING IN THE DARK / GLORY DAYS / BORN TO RUN / TWIST AND SHOUT / CHIMES OF FREEDOM (with Sting, Peter Gabriel, Tracy Chapman and Youssou N'Dour) / GET UP, STAND UP (with Sting, Peter Gabriel, Tracy Chapman and Youssou N'Dour)

Audience tape. Bruce's first appearance in the Ivory Coast (Cote D'Ivoire) and his only performance there to date. Johnny Clegg and his group Savuka also played at this show.
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1988-10-12 - PARQUE ANTÁRTICA, SAO PAULO, BRAZIL

Pre-set: GET UP, STAND UP (a cappella, with Sting, Peter Gabriel, Tracy Chapman and Youssou N'Dour)

BORN IN THE U.S.A. / THE PROMISED LAND / COVER ME / I'M ON FIRE / THE RIVER (with Sting) / CADILLAC RANCH / WAR / MY HOMETOWN / DANCING IN THE DARK / GLORY DAYS / BORN TO RUN / TWIST AND SHOUT / CHIMES OF FREEDOM (with Sting, Peter Gabriel, Tracy Chapman and Youssou N'Dour) / GET UP, STAND UP (with Sting, Peter Gabriel, Tracy Chapman and Youssou N'Dour)

Audience tape. Bruce's first appearance in Brazil and his only performance there to date. "Dancing In The Dark" includes a snippet of "Lookin' For A Love" in the outro. The local guest artists are Brazilian singer-songwriter Milton Nascimento and American jazz guitarist Pat Metheny. Released on CDR 'San Paolo 88'.
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1988-10-14 - ESTADIO MUNDIALISTA MENDOZA, MENDOZA, ARGENTINA

Pre-set: GET UP, STAND UP (a cappella, with Sting, Peter Gabriel, Tracy Chapman and Youssou N'Dour)

THE RIVER

Parts are broadcast on Chile TV (Television Nacional De Chile) although it is unclear if Bruce's performance was on the broadcast. "The River" was played that night, but there is no known audience recording of the show. Bruce's first ever appearance in Argentina. Bruce at some point of the show said this to the crowd: " la lucha con coraje de los chilenos y argentinos por la democracia es un ejemplo para el mundo". A translation of this is "The fight with courage from Chile and Argentinos people for the democracy it's an example for all over the world." 30,000 people were at the show, and half of them were from Chile. They crossed the border to see the show. About 1650 policemen were at the show, and checked one by one all the persons who attended. Two Chilean bands, recently returned from exile, took part in the show. A further translation of Springsteen's speech is: "No one knows better than the South Americans how weak are that kind of rights. We fight in order to create one world without Somoza without Pinochet and with no leaders who rule the world with blood from their Countries in their hands. Let's join our voices in order to that the freedon scream will feel strong in America and in all the world." Thanks to Pedro for the information.
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1988-10-15 - RIVER PLATE STADIUM, BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA

Pre-set: GET UP, STAND UP (a cappella, with Sting, Peter Gabriel, Tracy Chapman and Youssou N'Dour)

With Sting: EVERY BREATH YOU TAKE

BORN IN THE U.S.A. / THE PROMISED LAND / COVER ME / I'M ON FIRE / THE RIVER (with Sting and L. Shankar) / CADILLAC RANCH (with David Sancious) / WAR / MY HOMETOWN / DANCING IN THE DARK / GLORY DAYS (with David Sancious) / RAISE YOUR HAND (with Branford Marsalis and David Sancious) / TWIST AND SHOUT (with Branford Marsalis, Sting, Peter Gabriel, Tracy Chapman and Youssou N'Dour) / CHIMES OF FREEDOM (with Sting, Peter Gabriel, Tracy Chapman and Youssou N'Dour) / GET UP, STAND UP (with Sting, Peter Gabriel, Tracy Chapman and Youssou N'Dour)

Last Show of the Amnesty tour broadcast worldwide live on the radio. Segments were broadcast as part of a documentary on HBO in the U.S. and other channels around the world later in the year. Portions of the show are officially available on CD, DVD and Blu-ray iReleased! - The Human Rights Concerts 1986-1998, including "Every Breath You Take" with Sting, "Born In The U.S.A.", "The River" and the encores. David Sancious guests on "Cadillac Ranch", all four artists join Bruce not only for "Chimes Of Freedom" and "Get Up, Stand Up", but also for "Twist And Shout" (thanks Carlo). The local guest artists are León Gieco and Charly Garcia. "Cover Me" is played as on the Born In The U.S.A. album and "I'm On Fire" is without the keyboard introduction heard at the end of the Born In The U.S.A. Tour. "The River" is once again a duet with Sting and includes L. Shankar on the violin. "My Hometown" again has the beautiful keyboard introduction. "Dancing In The Dark" includes a snippet of "Lookin' For A Love" in the outro. Branford Marsalis plays saxophone on "Raise Your Hand" and "Twist And Shout". Available on CDR 'Buenos Aires 88'. Springsteen's complete set is now available on DVD. Note that "Born To Run" was not performed at this show. After the show a local Buenos Aires radio station broadcast (illegally) the radio broadcast of the concert with "Born To Run" added, apparently sourced from the official Live 1975-85 box set. It is a recording of this radio broadcast which circulates on many CD bootlegs. Thanks to Sal for the information.
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End of the "Amnesty International - Human Rights Now!" tour


1988-11-12 - TARRYTOWN MUSIC HALL, TARRYTOWN, NY

PARADISE

With John Prine. Singer/songwriter Prine was present when Springsteen met Bob Dylan at his Rolling Thunder Review gig in New Haven, CT on November 13, 1975.
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1988-11-26 - THE STONE, SAN FRANCISCO, CA

IN THE MIDNIGHT HOUR / HEARTS OF STONE / KEEP A-KNOCKIN' / LITTLE QUEENIE

Audience tape and DVD. With Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes. Available on CD 'Bruce's Club Hopping Summer'. The show is also filmed from the audience and circulates on DVD.
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1988-12-18 - THE STONE PONY, ASBURY PARK, NJ

SANTA CLAUS IS COMIN' TO TOWN

With local musicians.


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