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22.10.92 Mountain View, CA, intro to ‘Local Hero’:
”Blinded by the light, got a nice night ? (cheers)...alright, this is a song .....I was driving through my hometown....saw a beautiful black velvet painting of myself on sale for 19.99 (cheers)....kinda keeps you from getting carried away with the whole thing (chuckles)(cheers)....”

22.10.92 Mountain View, CA, intro to ‘Atlantic City’:
”Thank you.....here’s another lucky town....”

22.10.92 Mountain View, CA, intro to ‘The Big Muddy’:
”Thank you....that´s uh.....thank you....this is kind of a song about uh.....slipping through the cracks, I guess , you know....the cracks that kinda nobody told you were there when you were growing up....and I think we’re all brought up to, uh......telling the folks last night , to believe in absolutes, you know like, when we were children.... there’s good and there’s evil and there’s right and there’s wrong......and uh....as you get older, you sort of, uh....stumble into all those places in-between so....”

22.10.92 Mountain View, CA, intro to ‘If I Should Fall Behind’:
”Thanks (cheers)...I wrote that....I wrote that song a little while after my son was born...and....I have a beautiful son now and a beautiful daughter.....(cheers) yeah.... and....and uh....you know all those cliches everybody....you know, before you have any kids , people start talking ‘bout their kids and you just feel like ‘Oh’ (laughter) ..... ‘Oh....yeah, beautiful, beautiful’ (chuckles)....but uh....right after you have those kids, you know, it does change every ....the way you see everything and the way you think... I think that....you know they´re like, they’re your real afterlife.....you know and uh.... I don’t know they, they kinda, I guess they pull you....haven’t voted in a long time, I’m gonna vote this year, you know (cheers)....you know something where after you’re gone....you know, where you gonna leave ‘em...and uh....I was telling the folks last night, you know, if you lived through....those Los Angeles riots , as , as we all did, thanks to television....I think that uh.....(?) you got a glimpse of the world and uh, and uh, society where on....on a particular day, it doesn’t matter....you know, where you stood or what you believed in your heart or uh....who you were....only thing mattered is what you look like....is whether you’re gonna live or die.....that’s a scary society to bring your kids in......and (?) felt like we were....real close (?), a lot of people live with that every day, you know....so....I guess this song, this is my....this is my best song about making.....making even small connections...but uh....anyway ... hope you’re registered, get out there, vote and (?)....get a new administration that’s at least interested in all the people (?)......I was telling the folks last night , you know, you get a little older , you find it pretty hard to believe in, uh....politicians or rock stars (chuckles).....but uh....but it’d be nice if our kids didn´t have to grow up looking over their shoulders....like we do all the time....so (cheers)....(?)....let me do this one.....”

22.10.92 Mountain View, CA, intro to ‘Leap of Faith’:
”Oh yeah....this is the part of the show I gotta kinda stop , you know and I gotta explain that....uh.....I have a sponsor now, I’m being sponsored tonight....yeah, I got a sponsor....that’s like, it’s the 90’s, man.....(?) I got a sponsor, you know, you stop selling some of ‘em records, you gotta make up that dough somehow...(?) I’m not gonna try and sell you any.....uh, uh, beer....or like any athletic sneakers or, or.... there are a few times out in the lobby during intermission but I’m not gonna mention those right now, you know (cheers)(chuckles)....because tonight my sponsor is.....it’s love (cheers)....that’s right....love....anybody who still believes in love out there, anybody out there ? (cheers)....(chuckles) oh, yeah....love it’s like, uh.....who’s ever had kinda had like a stake shot through their heart, had been kinda stomped into the mud, had their pride stripped away by love (cheers)....I can’t believe some of you people ain’t raising your hands, it’s like (chuckles)....you wait, you wait, you’ll see (chuckles).... but (?) you keep coming back because uh.....you know, that takes faith....where there’s faith, there’s hope....(?) and where there’s hope.....there’s sex (chuckles) (cheers).... oh yeah.....so this is kind of a song about all things, love , hope, faith, sex, uh.....uh, adultery, all the things that make life such a big fucking mess, so (cheers)....anyway... ‘cause you got fear over here, you got love over there and to get from here to there, you gotta take a leap of faith so.....let’s be hopeful.....”

22.10.92 Mountain View, CA, middle of ´Light of Day´
´´I came 3,000 miles just to be here tonight.....came via the great state of New Jersey just to be here tonight....via Sweden, via France, via Rome, via Italy, via Spain, via London, England, via the city of Chicago, Syracuse, Denver, Dallas, Texas, Los Angeles, California, spent a shitload of money on a real fancy house just to get all the way here to San Francisco .....now I´m here tonight because there´s one thing I wanna know....there´s one thing I´ve got to know....I know you´re downhearted....I know you´re disillusioned....I know you´re depressed.....I know you're disenchanted....I know you´re disgusted.....I know there´s 57 fucking channels and nothing on....and I´m here tonight to know....the only thing I need to know.... the only thing that´ll keep me going is....I wanna know is, is, is.....is there anybody still alive out there? (cheers).....´´

22.10.92 Mountain View, CA, intro to ‘Thunder Road’:
”Thanks....I wanna take a second and thank everybody for....coming out to the shows that we did here....in Bay Area (cheers)....thank you....I see, uh....some familiar faces out there who’ve been following us around through California, I appreciate it (chuckles)....and uh....I’d like to do this for all my old fans out there (cheers)....want you to know that, uh....I appreciate your (?) helping me all these years and....thanks for your support (cheers)...oh....you know, I was....I wrote this when I was 24..

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