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21.04.00 Charlotte, NC, intro to ‘Darlington County’
‘‘This is for my friend William Price Fox out there….”

21.04.00 Charlotte, NC, intro to ‘My Hometown’
‘‘Thank you, good evening….good evening, Charlotte…..thank you, it’s great to be here, Patti’s not here with us tonight but she sends her love and the boys are gonna put on a show for you….”

21.04.00 Charlotte, NC, middle of ‘Tenth Avenue Freeze Out’
(sings ‘It’s Alright’ and ‘Take Me to the River’) That’s right now.....that’s where I wanna go tonight....I wanna go to the riverside....I wanna find that river of life....I wanna seek out that river of love and that river of faith.…and that river of hope....I wanna find that river of transformation where you can go and you can be changed.....I wanna find that river of resurrection where everybody gets a second chance......I wanna find that river of sexual healing…and companionship…that river of happiness, of joyousness….that’s where I wanna go tonight and I want you to go with me.... that´s why I’m here….because I can’t get there by myself....that’s why we’re here .....because you can’t get there by yourself….tonight I wanna throw a rock’n’roll exorcism….come on out, devil, I’m ready to rumble….a rock’n’roll baptism….and you can bless me in those waters, those waters of joy and happiness….but I stood once….I stood one evening as a young man in front of a dark grove of trees….I was frightened just like a little child to pass through those trees….even though I knew that on the other side the river of life was waiting along with cold beer at a reasonable price…..but I was paralysed….and then a gypsy woman called me forward, she was sitting amongst the trees and she said ‘Son, what you need, what you need to get through these woods is you need some help….what’s your line ? what, what, tell me, tell me what’s your line ? your line ?….what you need then is you need a band’.... that’s why I’m glad to introduce tonight, with me at the riverside, the dean of the university of musical perversity, the Secretary of intelligence, Professor Roy Bittan ....with me at the riverside, the foundation of the E Street nation, Southern man, on the bass guitar, Mr.Garry W.Tallent….with me at the riverside, the Minister of faith and friendship, keeper of all that is righteous on E Street and star of the ‘Sopranos’-television show, Little Steven on the guitar….stand with me, Brother, at the riverside …..and now the man that brings the power night after night, the Minister of the mighty beat, star of Late Night Television, the Mighty Max Weinberg....with me at the riverside, the Secretary of heart and spirit, the Godfather of the guitar, the great Nils Lofgren....now, the Minister of mystery, keeper of all things unfathomable on E Street, on the Hammond B-3 organ and accordion, Brother Dan Federici....oh, I gotta send this one out to my baby (blows a kiss) at home, I miss you, honey….last but not least….last but not least….the sky opens and the earth, it began to rumble, I’m talking about the Minister of soul, Secretary of the brotherhood, and if we lived in a righteous nation, the next president of the United States….do I have to say his name ? ....do I have to say his name ?… say who ?….say who ?…say who ?….say who ? …say who ?…say who ?…say who ?…say who ?…”

21.04.00 Charlotte, NC, intro to ‘The Ghost of Tom Joad’
‘‘Gonna do this tonight for the folks from the Second Harvest Foodbank of Metrolina that are here with us….they´ll be out in the hall tonight….they (?) distribute food to grass roots agencies here in North Carolina….and uh, they serve North Carolina’s struggling citizens…there´s many, many, many people that the economy is not reaching and Second Harvest Foodbank of Metrolina provides ‘em with support and sustenance meeting their daily needs so no child needs to go to bed hungry at night… they deserve your time and your support, this is for the folks from the Second Harvest Foodbank of Metrolina….”

21.04.00 Charlotte, NC, intro to ‘Dead Man Walkin’’
‘‘Thank you….little light….yeah….uh….we also got some folks with us tonight out in the hall from the People of Faith Against the Death Penalty….they´ll be out in the hall tonight, they’ll be collecting signatures on a petition on a moratorium on the death penalty and whatever, whatever your feelings are on this issue, they´ll be out there to provide information for you on the death penalty or to give you the opportunity to add your name to the petition for a moratorium on the death penalty and to let your voice be heard….that´s the People of Faith Against the Death Penalty ….”

21.04.00 Charlotte, NC, middle of ‘Light of Day’
´´Charlotte!….Charlotte!….but everywhere I´ve gone, I´ve seen people lost in confusion....I´ve seen people lost in the wilderness.…I´ve seen people lost in bitterness….I´ve seen people lost in loneliness but tonight we’re here, we’ve come thousands of miles on a search-and-rescue mission, we’re coming to get you, if you´ve been downhearted, disspirited, disgusted, dispossessed, analysed, downsized, stigmatised, fractionalised, factionalised, retro-psychedelized, Republicanised….I´m here tonight, I´m here tonight, I wanna re-educate you, resuscitate you, regenerate you, reconfiscate you, recombobulate you, reindoctrinate you, resexualate you, rededicate you, reliberate you with the power and the glory, with the power and the glory, with the power and the glory, with the majesty, with the ministry, with the ministry of rock and roll....do you understand what I’m talking about ?….I mean the power and the glory, with the power and the glory, with the power and the glory, with the majesty, with the mystery, with the ministry of rock and roll !....that’s right… that´s right….now, unlike my competitors, I shall not, I will not, I shall not, I can not promise you life everlasting….but I can promise you life right now!....and all you gotta do is raise your hand and say ´I´....”

21.04.00 Charlotte, NC, intro to ‘Stand on It’
(in a high voice :) Stevie !….I’m gonna surprise you….all I´ve got to say is you are a helluva crowd tonight !….”

Compiled by : Johanna Pirttijärvi


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