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Thanks to Tommy for the above ticket on the right.

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Photos courtesy Larry Rosen for taking them and Debbie for remembering.

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09.12.80 Philadelphia, PA, intro to ‘Born to Run’:
"(?) I’d just like to say one thing....I appreciate it....and it’s a hard night to come out and play tonight when so much’s been lost....the first record...the first record that I ever learned was a record called ‘Twist and Shout’ (cheers).....and if it wasn’t....if it wasn’t for John Lennon, we’d all be in some place very different tonight (cheers).... it’s....it’s an unreasonable... world and you have to live with a lot of things that are just unliveable .... and....it’s a hard thing to come out and play but there’s just nothing else you can do......”

09.12.80 Philadelphia, PA, intro to ‘Independence Day’:
”I remember when I was a kid....in this, in this town I grew up in.....was a small town, I think, 10000 people (?)....and.....you know, you walk, you walk those same streets that you walked.....around your home so many times that everything.....you start not to see anything any more, all the buildings are just.....they’re just there, they’re.....ever since you were young enough to remember....I remember....when I started to get.... when I was 16, I started to go out and....we started to play in the bars down around the Shore (cheers)....and....I started, started to make some money on my own and stuff.... and.....when I first, the day I walked out of my house and I felt like I was on my own, nothing looked the same, everything looked different, all those same.....those same old stores and those same old buildings....and I rode outta town.....and you never, if it was like, it was....it was like I was seeing it for the first time or something.....and some-times the world.....it seems so old , it seems like you can never, you’ll never be able to see it with new eyes again.....anyway....I guess you just gotta look real hard sometimes .....

09.12.80 Philadelphia, PA, intro to ‘Sherry Darling’:
”Are you loose ? (cheers)....you better be.....”

09.12.80 Philadelphia, PA, intro to ‘Stolen Car’:
”It seems like the hardest....the very hardest thing.....in the world is to....is to make the good things last.....as long as you can (cheers)....(?)...it’s hard to understand why....why things just go bad sometimes....”

09.12.80 Philadelphia, PA, intro to ‘I’m a Rocker’:
”I’m a rocker, how about you now ?....Philadelphia.....”

09.12.80 Philadelphia, PA, middle of ‘Detroit Medley’:
”Wait a minute....I got a pain in my heart .....(?).....wait a minute....bring it down....Big Man...hey boys.....fellas.....fellas, I got a vision....I said Big Man, I got a vision.....a goddamn vision....I got a vision.....I see....I see.....way back yonder.....way in the distance.....way up there.....in the cheapest seats in the house.....I see.....I see a train....”

09.12.80 Philadelphia, PA, intro to ‘Twist and Shout’:
”Wanna thank everybody , thanks for coming down to the show (cheers)....it’s always nice to come back to Philadelphia.....let’s go....”

Compiled by Johanna Pirttijärvi


All performances at this venue:
  1. 1973-06-06 - SPECTRUM, PHILADELPHIA, PA
  2. 1976-10-25 - SPECTRUM, PHILADELPHIA, PA
  3. 1976-10-27 - SPECTRUM, PHILADELPHIA, PA
  4. 1977-05-28 - SPECTRUM, PHILADELPHIA, PA (no performance)
  5. 1978-05-26 - SPECTRUM, PHILADELPHIA, PA
  6. 1978-05-27 - SPECTRUM, PHILADELPHIA, PA
  7. 1978-08-18 - SPECTRUM, PHILADELPHIA, PA
  8. 1978-08-19 - SPECTRUM, PHILADELPHIA, PA
  9. 1980-12-06 - SPECTRUM, PHILADELPHIA, PA
  10. 1980-12-08 - SPECTRUM, PHILADELPHIA, PA
  11. 1980-12-09 - SPECTRUM, PHILADELPHIA, PA
  12. 1981-07-13 - SPECTRUM, PHILADELPHIA, PA
  13. 1981-07-15 - SPECTRUM, PHILADELPHIA, PA
  14. 1981-07-16 - SPECTRUM, PHILADELPHIA, PA
  15. 1981-07-18 - SPECTRUM, PHILADELPHIA, PA
  16. 1981-07-19 - SPECTRUM, PHILADELPHIA, PA
  17. 1984-09-11 - SPECTRUM, PHILADELPHIA, PA
  18. 1984-09-12 - SPECTRUM, PHILADELPHIA, PA
  19. 1984-09-14 - SPECTRUM, PHILADELPHIA, PA
  20. 1984-09-15 - SPECTRUM, PHILADELPHIA, PA
  21. 1984-09-17 - SPECTRUM, PHILADELPHIA, PA
  22. 1984-09-18 - SPECTRUM, PHILADELPHIA, PA
  23. 1988-03-08 - SPECTRUM, PHILADELPHIA, PA
  24. 1988-03-09 - SPECTRUM, PHILADELPHIA, PA
  25. 1992-08-28 - SPECTRUM, PHILADELPHIA, PA
  26. 1992-08-29 - SPECTRUM, PHILADELPHIA, PA
  27. 1992-12-07 - SPECTRUM, PHILADELPHIA, PA
  28. 1992-12-08 - SPECTRUM, PHILADELPHIA, PA
  29. 1999-09-16 - FIRST UNION SPECTRUM, PHILADELPHIA, PA (rescheduled)
  30. 1999-09-24 - FIRST UNION SPECTRUM, PHILADELPHIA, PA
  31. 2005-11-08 - WACHOVIA SPECTRUM, PHILADELPHIA, PA
  32. 2005-11-09 - WACHOVIA SPECTRUM, PHILADELPHIA, PA
  33. 2009-04-28 - WACHOVIA SPECTRUM, PHILADELPHIA, PA
  34. 2009-04-29 - WACHOVIA SPECTRUM, PHILADELPHIA, PA
  35. 2009-10-13 - WACHOVIA SPECTRUM, PHILADELPHIA, PA
  36. 2009-10-14 - WACHOVIA SPECTRUM, PHILADELPHIA, PA
  37. 2009-10-19 - WACHOVIA SPECTRUM, PHILADELPHIA, PA
  38. 2009-10-20 - WACHOVIA SPECTRUM, PHILADELPHIA, PA


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