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24.04.99 Vienna, Austria, middle of ´Tenth Avenue Freeze Out´
‘‘I wanna say....I’m glad to be in the town where Mozart used to hang out....now, I know he wasn’t born here, he was born in Salzburg.....but everybody thinks he’s from Vienna .... that´s like me : I was born in Freehold but everybody thinks I’m from Asbury Park.... it’s a similar problem we’ve had..... but I’d like to introduce you to a young man right now ....a young fella that we like to call....’The Jersey Mozart’.... ladies and gentlemen, Professor Roy Bittan (Roy plays a Wiener waltz)....Professor Roy Bittan on the piano....and now I´d like to introduce you to a young man we like to call....Steve (chuckles)...come on, Steve, play it, man (Steve plays)...Stevie Van Zandt on the guitar....that´s right....and now we´re gonna take it real low....I wanna introduce you to the bass man, Mr.Garry Tallent, come on (Garry plays)...Garry Tallent on the bass....let´s move on down Tenth Avenue....and I think I see a man on the drums, I think we got to listen to the drummer now....come on, Max (Max plays) Mighty Max Weinberg on the drums....I see the guitar man....play it, Nils (Nils plays) Nils Lofgren on the guitar....and now I can feel a spirit....I feel a spirit moving in the house, I can hear him but I can´t see him....oh, I know I can hear but I can´t see him, can you feel it moving ? (cheers) I think I can feel it moving....come on, Dan, play it now, man (Danny plays) alright, Phantom Dan Federici....and now I´ve got to find my baby....I´ve got to find my little girl now....I´ve got to find my baby....I´ve got to find my love now....oh....wo !....I feel Channel 53 coming on, baby...(chuckles) now, everybody, I´m searching....I´m searching ....I´m searching.....I´m searching.....I´m searching....I´m searching....I´m searching ....I´m searching....I´m searching here and there., I´m searching everywhere, I´m searching here and there., I´m searching everywhere, I said I´m looking for my love, I said....oh yeah, I said.... come on, sugar (Patti sings)....Patti Scialfa on the vocals and guitar....yeah, alright.... alright, I didn´t forget anybody, did I ?....oh yeah, did I forget somebody ?....well, now, I know, I know you’ve had a lot of good musicians come from this town....I know that Strauss came through here, Brahms came through here, Schumann came through here, Mozart came through here, they all came through Vienna and they’re all pretty good....but I wanna tell you right now we’ve got a man here with us tonight....we got a gentleman here with us tonight.... and in that tradition .....(starts singing ‘We made that change uptown .....”) ”

24.04.99 Vienna, Austria, middle of ´Light of Day´
´´I´m so glad to be here in your beautiful city tonight....but I´m not here tonight on a casual visit....we´re here tonight with a purpose....that´s right....I want to tell you what that purpose is....but first I wanna tell you that we came a long, long ways to get here tonight....a long, long journey to get here tonight.....how long ?....how long ?....how long ?.....(goes through the miles and towns he´s been) Vienna and back....but everywhere I´ve gone, I´ve seen people that´ve been downhearted, I´ve seen people that´ve been disspirited, I´ve seen people that´ve been dispossessed, I´ve seen people that´ve been dis-dis-dis-dis.....and I want you to know, I know that you´ve been analyzed, downsized, stigmatised, retropsychedelicized, I´m here tonight (?) to let you know that if your soul´s got bad credit, well, it´s good here tonight ....I want you to know that if your heart´s running on empty, well, then pull on right up to the pumps because we´re selling, we´re selling high-test supreme tonight....that´s right, I want to you know that if your spirit´s on mortgage that we´re here tonight to raise that debt up off you and to set you free....I want you to know that I wanna regenerate you, re-educate you, reconfiscate you, reindoctrinate you, rededicate you, reliberate you with the power and the promise, the power and the promise, the power and the promise, the power and the promise, the majesty, the mystery, the ministry....of rock and roll....and I want to let you know that while I cannot, I cannot, I cannot promise you life everlasting, I can promise you life....right now....and all you´ve got to do is say ´I´....”

Compiled by : Johanna Pirttijärvi



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