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01.01.79 Cleveland, OH, intro to ´Rendezvous´
´´So everybody survived New Year´s Eve or what ? (cheers) everyone in one piece tonight, alright....this is a song....that, uh....I think was just recorded by Greg Kihn, uh, it´s a song I wrote about two or three years ago, it´s called ´Rendezvous´...this is for Joyce....”

01.01.79 Cleveland, OH, intro to ´Spirit in the Night´
´´This is for Southside.....´cause the night was dark, the moon was yellow....and the leaves came tumbling down....”

01.01.79 Cleveland, OH, intro to ´Darkness on the Edge of Town´
´´This is for, uh....I don´t know if he´s listening, if he´s out here or not....this is for John, who was, uh....who got me on (?) show that I was in and I....I just wanna let you know that appreciate it and I (?), this is ´Darkness on the Edge of Town´....”

01.01.79 Cleveland, OH, intro to ´Factory´
´´Here´s a couple songs for....anybody that ever had a broken heart....”

01.01.79 Cleveland, OH, intro to ´Heartbreak Hotel´
´´This is a song written in....1955 a woman called Mae Axton....she was Hoyt Axton´s mother....I wish my mother´d wrote this song (chuckles)....gimme some echo, Bobby ....”

01.01.79 Cleveland, OH, intro to ´Racing in the Street´
´´This is, this is the last night of our tour tonight....and.....this is uh....we´ve been out since May 23rd, this is the 122nd show (chuckles)....I´m gonna take you one last time racing in the this one last ride....this is for all the Cleveland nightriders....”

01.01.79 Cleveland, OH, intro to ´Thunder Road´
´´This is for Matty and for Eddie and Tony....”

01.01.79 Cleveland, OH, intro to ´Meeting Across the River´
´´This is a song, we don´t do this too much and this is for Kid Leo....I wanna thank for all the....just for all the help he´s (?) you know it´s great, we can come into a town and get somebody or a station that, that just supports us the way that Leo and (?)....this is for the Kid....”

01.01.79 Cleveland, OH, intro to ´For You´
´´´s, uh, like I said this is the last night of our tour and like, like, in, uh, there´s people here tonight that I´ve seen like in 10, 15, 20 different cities, you know, all along the way....and I know some of you guys save up your dough and go places where we´re playing and stuff and I wanna say thanks a lot and this is for you and this is for Rod, alright....”

01.01.79 Cleveland, OH, intro to ´It´s Hard to Be a Saint in the City´
´´Thanks....and this is for Jimmy and Bob....”

01.01.79 Cleveland, OH, intro to ´Santa Claus Is Coming to Town´
´´I remember it was about 19...65, I think it was the night before Christmas ....and all through the house...not a creature was stirring....´cause I remember that was the night....that my girlfriend threw me out...I mean, Christmas Eve....gotta be pretty I played the Phil Spector Christmas Album 50 times in a row.... anyway, I go down to the beach....whenever I used to get thrown out of my house....I used to go down to the beach.... this was tough in the wintertime ´cause I remember it was.... it was Christmas Eve, it was snowing....the wind was blowing, it was raining...I go down there....I go down, I went down to this club I used to go was all closed up ....said ´Home for Christmas´....I said ´Oh boy, home for Christmas....some Christmas this is gonna be´ I went down, I went to get under the jetty to get out of the snow ....and who was sitting there....but Miami Steve....with his guitar....I said ´Hey!´ (Steve: ´Hey!´) What are you doing? (Steve : ´How you been ?´) ´ I don´t know´(Steve: ´What are you doing here?´) ´My girlfriend threw me out´ (Steve: ´Yours too?´) ´Yeah´, his girlfriend threw him out we´re sitting there and we´re like, we´re in this terrible mood and we´re going ´This Christmas stuff, like, this, this is just a bunch of bullshit, I, I don´t go for that Santa Claus stuff, that´s, that´s lies´...´That´s for kids..... that´s, that´s a joke´....´Santa Claus, he´s dead, he fell out of his sleigh over Newark´.... ´He got mugged when he hit the ground´ we´re sitting there for a while....and all of a sudden, we just about fell sleep....and we heard this noise that woke us up (Max slams the drum)....and we looked way down the boardwalk....way down the boardwalk....way down the boardwalk ....we said ´Wooooh´.....(music starts) Hey Steve!...”

01.01.79 Cleveland, OH, intro to ´I Fought the Law´
´´Uh, this is for Mike....this is a request (chuckles) haven´t played this in a while, I hope we remember it, this is a song by the Bobby Fueller Four, ´Well, I Fought the Law´....”

01.01.79 Cleveland, OH, intro to ´Backstreets´
´´Come back, baby, come back.....come back, little girl, my arms, they cry for you.....come back, baby, come back.....´cause I think my heart, it dies for you.....and the teardrops fall.... and I hear your footsteps running down, running down, running down my hall....and I promise I will never ever make you blue....(?)....and I would never ever make you blue..... and I would never make you cry, girl.....just come back, baby....(?)....”

01.01.79 Cleveland, OH, intro to ´Detroit Medley´
´´I wanna thank everybody for coming down tonight, thank you very much.....thank you, all you guys, I know a lot of you guys stand out in line and stuff waiting for tickets for a long time and I wanna let you know we appreciate it....and I´d like to thank (chuckles) I´d like to thank all the guys that, like I´ve been on the road, on the road for about six months and I´ve been traveling around with about 25 other guys, I´ve got the best guys in the world....and they set up all this stuff for you and they tear it down.....and uh....they´re here early in the morning before I get here and they´re here late after I go home so I wanna thank ´em all very much....this is for you guys....”

Compiled by : Johanna Pirttijärvi

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