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Great show of the Music Hall marquee. Photo credit - Cliff Breining.

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Opening night in Boston - photos from the first and second sets by Stan Grossfeld. Thanks to Q2 for the ticket stub scan.

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29.05.78 Boston, MA, after ´´Thunder Road´´
´´We´re gonna take a 15-minute break, we´re gonna be right back to play a whole lot more....´´

29.05.78 Boston, MA, intro to ´´Paradise by the C´´
´´Coming direct from that paradise by the sea, the Big Man, Clarence Clemons....´´

29.05.78 Boston, MA, intro to ´´Fire´´
´´I´ll do this song that I...that I wrote, it´s on Robert Gordon´s newest album, it´s called ´Fire´....´´

29.05.78 Boston, MA, middle of ´´Growin´ Up´´
´´There I was....we were on this dark road, coming home from a show about....three years ago at the Satellite Lounge....it was me and Clarence and Miami and we got this flat tire.... so we pull over....and, like, we´re out in the middle of nowhere, in the middle of the woods, but off in the woods we see this light....so....we decided we were gonna go hustle off through the woods and see what´s over there, see if we can get a hand....so we stomped through the mud and we´re hustling through the woods and there in the middle of the woods....who could believe this, right? (chuckles) but right there in the middle of the woods....was this gypsy lady....(?)....so we knock on her door, the sign up on top of her door said ´Gypsy Lady´s´ and we go in....and she says ´Ok, you guys find old gypsy lady, you got three wishes, one wish each´....so Clarence wishes for his 15th white suit....and Steven....Steven, he wished....he wished for Maureen, that´s his girlfriend (chuckles) and, me, I was no dummy, I wasn´t gonna wish for no suit, no girl (chuckles) so I thought ´Let me see....my own laundromat at the corner of Cookman and Main, no, not that....a million bucks, no, no, I don´t need a million dollars´....I thought ´Oh, I got it, what I really need is....two good lawyers, no, no (?)´ ....I said ´Gypsy lady, I wanna be.....I don´t care about nothing else, I just wanna be a rock´n´roller....´´

29.05.78 Boston, MA, middle of ´´Backstreets´´
´´Just me and you, baby....forever friends....and I remember standing at the station....waiting at the station....waiting at the station....and you were standing on the corner....in that blue dress....the one that your baby bought you....and your sad, sad, sad, sad, sad eyes....and you were so lonely, lonely, lonely, lonely....baby, I was lonely, lonely....and your tears, they show....and your tears, they show....and let the rain fall on you and wash the tears away.... you, you and your sad eyes....oh, baby, don´t I know....the way that they cry....in the deep of the night they cry....how many times have I seen them cry?....how many, how many, how many, how many times....only me and you knew, baby....only me and you know....the way that they lie....how they lie....oh, they tell such....pretty lies....they tell such pretty la-la-la-la-lies, such pretty li-li-li-li-li-li-lies.....such pretty li-li-li-li-li-li-lies....and, baby, I bought them ....baby, didn´t I take each one....baby, I bought them.....and I wanna know why....baby, I wanna know why....baby, I wanna know why....baby, I wanna know why....you were so lonely, lonely, lonely, lonely....baby, I wanna know why...baby, I wanna know why....little girl, I wanna know why....I wanna know why....I wanna know why....I wanna know why....
why....why....hiding on the backstreets....´´


29.05.78 Boston, MA, intro to ´´The Promise´´
´´(?)...this is the first song I wrote after, uh....two years ago (?) right after we recorded ´Born to Run,´ this is called ´The Promise´....´´

29.05.78 Boston, MA, intro to ´´Born to Run´´
´´I wanna thank everybody for coming down, down here tonight, thanks, Paulie....I know a lot of guys waited for a long time outside for tickets and stuff and stood on line for, for a long time to get in....I wanna let you know we appreciate it, I wanna thank you for the way you supported the band over the past three years....´´

Compiled by : Johanna Pirttijärvi


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