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21.05.99 London, England, middle of ´Tenth Avenue Freeze Out´
´´James Brown, have a laugh on me....well, once I was a baby and I walked as a little child alone....and I walked many avenues.....avenue of love, avenue of fear....avenue of selfishness, avenue of compassion, avenue of riches, avenue of want, avenue of faith, avenue of desperation....I went 1st Avenue, 2nd Avenue, 3rd Avenue, 4th Avenue.....and then I came to a crossroads....and the crossroads said ´Tenth´ and the other sign just said ´E´...it was a signifying moment and I took that crossroads and I met an educated man, a knowledgeable man, a very informed man....I said ´Who are you ?´....he said ´I´m the Professor´....play it, Roy (Roy plays)....Professor Roy Bittan on the piano....and then I walked on....and I was a little baby again....and I met another little baby....and we looked at each other and we said ´I know you´....play it, Steve (Steve plays a bit of ´Soul Man´) Steven Van Zandt on the guitar....and then I walked on and I came to a great city....somewhere in Central Jersey....and I was in a barroom late at night....meditating....come on, Garry (Garry plays)....Garry Tallent on the bass....and then I walked on and I put an ad in a newspaper.... who says it don´t pay to read the want ads ?....come on, Mighty Max (Max plays)(laughs) in honor of the man out there tonight (chuckles)....Mighty Max Weinberg, drummer extraordinaire....international TV-star....and then I walked on....he quit his job down at the carwash, left his mama a goodbye note....and I met a guitar man, come on Nils (Nils plays) Nils Lofgren on the guitar....and then I kept on walking ...and there was somebody there, I couldn´t see him but I could feel a spirit in the room....come on, Danny (Danny plays) Phantom Dan Federici on the organ....and then I kept on walking.... ut I was feeling so lonely now....I was feeling so downhearted.....looking for my sweetheart.... earching for my sweetheart.....I´m looking for my sweetheart....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 looking for my love, I said (crowd : ´I´m looking for my love´) 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 now´) I said I´m looking for my love now (crowd ´I´m looking for my love´)(Patti sings a bit of ´As Long As I Can Be With You´).... Patti Scialfa on the guitar and vocals....(laughs) oh yeah.....but still....but there was still something ...it just wasn´t perfect yet, there was still something missing....there was still....it was, all I know is it was, it was something kind of big....say what ?....say what ?....say what ?....say who ?...say what ?.... say what ?.... say what ?.... say what ?.... say what ?.... say what ?....”

21.05.99 London, England, middle of ´Light of Day´
´´London and back....but everywhere I´ve gone, I´ve seen confusion....I´ve seen people lost in the wilderness....I´ve seen people downhearted, disspirited, dispossessed, analyzed, downsized, stigmatised, retropsychedelicized and I´m here tonight to let you know that if your soul has bad credit, well, it´s gonna be good here tonight....and if your heart´s running on empty, you can move on up ´cause we´re selling high-test supreme....and if your spirit´s bankrupt, we´re gonna raise that debt up off you, make it a little bit lighter, a little bit lighter, a little bit lighter, why, why, why, why, why ?....´cause that´s my job....I wanna re-educate you, resuscitate you, regenerate you, reconfiscate you, rededicate you, reliberate you, reliberate you with the power, the promise, with the power, the promise, with the power, the promise, with the power, the promise.....the power, the promise, the power, the promise, the power, the promise, the mystery, the ministry.....of rock and roll !....we´re here tonight to entertain and to administer, to entertain and to administer, I know you´re worried about the Y2K-problem, the Millenium fever, mortality is rearing its ugly head, the Good Book said ´Louie, Louie, oh-oh, we all got to go´...well, I can´t promise you life everlasting but I can promise you life.....right now !...and all you gotta do is say ‘I’.....”

Compiled by : Johanna Pirttijärvi


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