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18.05.99 London, England, middle of “Tenth Avenue Freeze-Out”
“That’s right…help me, Max, come on, brother…that’s right…help me, Max, come on, brother (crowd cheers) that’s right, I’m getting into a trance now, baby – help me now (crowd cheers) I’m a sex machine…in my dreams…come on…alright…oh yeah now…alright… oh yeah now…alright…oh yeah now…oh, you like that, huh? (some cheers)(?) just like that…like this…ooh…(sings “It’s Alright” with the crowd)…oh yes…now once I was a little baby…and when I was a little baby, I walked the world alone…and then I walked down many avenues…avenue of happiness, avenue of pain, avenue of selfishness, avenue of compassion, avenue of riches, avenue of struggle and along the way I came to a corner…and at the corner of 10th Avenue, there was a sign that said “E” - a signifying moment… I said “What does that mean?”…and there was man playing a piano and he went (Roy plays)(crowd cheers) woo!...and I said “That’s good” (crowd cheers) and then I walked on…and I came to a man playing a guitar…and he went…(Steve plays)…woo!...and I said “That’s good”…then I walked on…to a man playing the bass (chuckles) come on, Garry (Garry plays) from Houston, Texas… woo!...that sounded pretty damn good too!...then I walked on and I felt like I needed some rhythm now to keep you moving on…to keep you moving on, to keep you moving on (crowd: “to keep you moving on”) to keep you moving on (crowd: “to keep you moving on”) to keep you moving on (crowd: “to keep you moving on”) come on, Max (Max plays) woo!...that sounded good…then I came up on a guitar man…and I said “Oh, won’t you help me now”…play it, Nils (Nils plays) woo! (crowd cheers) and it was good…and then I felt a spirit moving…oh, I felt a spirit move now…Danny! (Danny plays) he-hee! play it, man (Danny plays) yes, oh…and I kept moving but still I felt so lonely…I felt so lonely now…and I said… “I’ve got to find a sweetheart” (crowd cheers) “I’ve got to find a girl” (crowd cheers) “Oh, I need some sweetheart”…”I’ve got to find a girl”…well, now I know I’m not the greatest rapper in the world but I, but I’ve got to find a girl now, I’m searching (crowd: “I’m searching”) I’m searching (crowd: “I’m searching”) I’m searching (crowd: “I’m searching”) I’m searching (crowd: “I’m searching”) I’m searching (crowd: “I’m searching”) I’m searching (crowd: “I’m searching”) I’m searching (crowd: “I’m searching”) I’m searching (crowd: “I’m searching”) I’m searching here and there, I’m searching everywhere (crowd: “I’m searching here and there, I’m searching everywhere”) I said I’m searching here and there, I’m searching everywhere (crowd: “I’m searching here and there, I’m searching everywhere”) I said I’m looking for my love, I said (crowd: “I’m looking for my love”) I said I’m looking for my love now, I said (crowd: “I’m looking for my love”)(?)(Patti sings a bit of “As long as I can be with you”) (crowd cheers) oh yeah…Patti Scialfa on guitar and vocals, Roy Bittan on the piano, Steve Van Zandt on the guitar, Garry W. Tallent on the bass, Max Weinberg on the drums, Nils Lofgren on the guitar, Danny Federici on the organ – the E Street Band (crowd cheers) oh yeah…but we were still searching something, we were still in search of something now… something…something…something big (crowd cheers) say what? (crowd: “Big Man/Clarence”) say what? (crowd: “Big Man/ Clarence”) say what? (crowd: “Big Man/Clarence”) say what? (crowd: “Big Man/Clarence”) say what? (crowd: “Big Man/ Clarence”) say what? (crowd: “Big Man/Clarence”) say what? (crowd: “Big Man/Clarence”) say what? (crowd: “Big Man/ Clarence”) say what? (crowd: “Big Man/Clarence”) say what? (crowd: “Big Man/Clarence”) say what? (crowd: “Big Man/ Clarence”)…”

18.05.99 London, England, intro to “Where the Bands Are” (following “Tenth Avenue Freeze-Out”)
“(chuckles) Woo!...and that’s how we ended here tonight…(crowd cheers)(chuckles) I wanna be, I wanna be, I wanna be, I wanna be…where the bands are (crowd cheers)…”

18.05.99 London, England, intro to “Jungleland”
“This is, uh…this is for the young man who shouted this out…”

18.05.99 London, England, middle of “Light of Day”
“I wanna say…that I’m so glad to be here in your lovely city tonight (crowd cheers) but we’re not here tonight on a casual visit…we’re not here tonight on a tourist trip, visiting all the, all the fascinating sights…we’re not here on a vacation, we’re here tonight with a purpose…now, it’s been a long, long journey…a very long, long journey…I said I…been one hundred miles (crowd: “Woo!) two hundred miles (crowd: “Woo!) three hundred miles (crowd: “Woo!) four hundred miles (crowd: “Woo!) five hundred miles (crowd: “Woo!) six hundred miles (crowd: “Woo!) seven hundred miles (crowd: “Woo!) eight hundred miles (crowd: “Woo!) nine hundred miles (crowd: “Woo!) one thousand miles (crowd: “Woo!) I…I’ve been one thousand miles (crowd: “Woo!) two thousand miles (crowd: “Woo!) three thousand miles (crowd: “Woo!) four thousand miles (crowd: “Woo!) five thousand miles (crowd: “Woo!) six thousand miles (crowd: “Woo!) seven thousand miles (crowd: “Woo!) eight thousand miles (crowd: “Woo!) nine thousand miles (crowd: “Woo!) ten thousand miles (crowd: “Woo!)…I’ve been to Alabama, California, Minnesota, Oklahoma, Louisiana (?) East Paducah, I’ve been to Reno, Chicago, Fargo, Minnesota, Buffalo, Toronto, Winslow, Arizona, Wichita, Tulsa (?) see you Ma, Little Rock, Black Rock, Little Rock, (?), Hennesee, Tennesee, London! (crowd cheers) and back (crowd cheers) but everywhere I’ve gone, I’ve seen people who’ve been downhearted…I’ve seen people who’ve been dispirited…I’ve seen confusion…and I’ve seen people lost in the wilderness…I know you’ve been analyzed…downsized… stigmatized…retropsychedelicized…and I’m here tonight to let you know if your soul’s got bad credit, well, it’s good here…and if your heart’s running on empty, I want you to pull up to the pumps tonight, we’re telling high-test supreme!...and if your spirit’s bankrupt, I want you to know that we’re here tonight to raise that debt up off you and make you just a little bit lighter…and set you free…make you a little bit lighter…and help you bear your daily burdens, I want to regenerate you…I want to re-confiscate you…I want to re-dedicate you…re-educate you…re-liberate you…with the power…the promise…the power…the promise…the power…the promise…the power…the promise…the power…the promise…the power…the promise…the majesty…the mystery…the ministry of rock’n’roll (crowd cheers) and I know you might be worried about the Y2K-problem…stocks up, bonds down…mortality’s rearing its ugly head…the Good Book says chapter one, verse one, “Louie, Louie, oh-oh, we’ve all got to go”…well, I’m here tonight to tell you that I…that I…that I…that I…that I…that I…cannot promise you life everlasting…but I can promise you life…right now! (crowd cheers) all you’ve got to say is “I” (Bruce and the crowd start saying “I”)…”

18.05.99 London, England, intro to “Land of Hope and Dreams”
“Thank you (crowd cheers) I wanna thank you all for coming out to the show tonight, thank you, it’s an incredible welcome in London, we haven’t played here in a long time (?)(crowd cheers) and uh… these are a special series of concerts, they’re kind of a re-birth and a re-dedication of our band and our commitment to serve you (crowd cheers) and I hope we did that well tonight and I wanna leave you with a song, in that spirit a new song called “Land of hope and dreams” (crowd cheers)…”

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