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07.03.08 Buffalo, NY, intro to “The Ties That Bind”
“Good evening, fine citizens of Buffalo (crowd cheers) we´re so glad to be here in your beautiful city tonight…are you ready for the biggest little bar band in the world? (crowd cheers) are you ready to jump, shout and crawl on your belly like a reptile? (crowd cheers) are you ready to be transformed? (crowd cheers) then what I wanna know is is there anybody alive out there? (crowd cheers) is there anybody alive out there? (crowd cheers) is there anybody alive out there? (crowd cheers)…”

07.03.08 Buffalo, NY, intro to “Radio Nowhere”
“Is there anybody alive out there? (crowd cheers)…”

07.03.08 Buffalo, NY, intro to “Magic”
“Oh yeah!...good evening (crowd cheers) hardy citizens of Buffalo (crowd cheers)…ah…woke up this morning – all that snow…years ago, it was in the 70s, there was an enormous blizzard up here and we were like the first band that came in – what was it? (someone in the crowd: “´77”) ´77?...and we, like, came in after everybody´d been locked up for, like, two weeks or something… completely stir-crazy and…a very memorable night (chuckles) but, anyway, glad to be here tonight (crowd cheers) Patti, Patti sends her love…we have the three teenagers so somebody´s gotta sort of watch the fort, as I was leaving, there was about a hundred kids with these big kegs rushing up the driveway…she´ll take care of that, she´s got that, she´ll have that (?)…and Danny sends his best (crowd cheers) he´s doing quite well and we´re hoping he gets out to play a little bit on this leg of the tour (crowd cheers) we´ll send our love out to Danny and in the meantime we have the fabulous Charlie Giordano from the Sessions Band (crowd cheers) alright, so here´s to the end of, uh, seven years of magic tricks…”

07.03.08 Buffalo, NY, intro to “Livin´ in the Future”
“Woo!...Buffalo! (crowd cheers) alright…this is a song called “Livin´ in the Future”…but it´s about what´s happening now…now, along with all the things that we´re proud of about where we come from and we love about our home, we´ve had to add to the American picture over the past seven years things like rendition and illegal wiretapping and the rolling-back of cherished civil liberties…no Habeas Corpus or right to defend yourself against charges in court, these are things that growing up I remember always hearing happening in other places…and, uh…this is a song about things that we thought could never happen here happening here…but the mighty E Street Band is here tonight to do something about it (crowd cheers) we´re gonna sing about it!...that´ll teach ´em… we´re musicians (chuckles)…but I feel a new wind blowing…(?) Max!…”

07.03.08 Buffalo, NY, intro to “I´ll Work for Your Love”
“Do we have any lovers out there tonight? (some cheers) gotta be more than that…do we have any lovers out there? (bigger cheer than previous) this is to Nancy from David – keep going, Roy… yeah, to Nancy from David, that´s right…”

07.03.08 Buffalo, NY, intro to “Buffalo Gals” (meant to be the intro to “Girls in Their Summer Clothes)
“Alright…thank you, Buffalo! (crowd cheers) alright, we´ve got some friends in the hall tonight, folks, we´ve got some folks from the Foodbank of Western New York (crowd cheers) since ´79 the Foodbank of Western New York´s served emergency food needs for over 90,000 local families, they distribute over 13 million pounds of food annually, if on your way out you see the Foodbank of Western New York, they´re here in your area helping the struggling citizens, citizens of Western New York, please give them your support, your time or your cash, they can use it…alright, this is for the Buffalo girls (crowd cheers)(starts singing “Buffalo Gals”)…(the music to “Girls in Their Summer Clothes” starts)….come on, Steve…this is for (Katelyn?)…and Flo…and Grace…and all the girls of Western New York (crowd cheers) come on girls (crowd cheers) and one in New Jersey…”

07.03.08 Buffalo, NY, intro to “Thunder Road”
“(?)…can´t do that one tonight, I´ll do this one for your Mom, alright?...”

07.03.08 Buffalo, NY, middle of “American Land”
“Garry W.Tallent (crowd cheers) Little Steven Van Zandt (crowd cheers) Sister Soozie Tyrell (crowd cheers) the incredible Mighty Max Weinberg (crowd cheers) Professor Roy Bittan (crowd cheers) in for Dan Federici, Charlie Giordano (crowd cheers) Nils Lofgren (crowd cheers) and you wish you could be like him but you can´t: Clarence ´Big Man´ Clemons (crowd cheers) Buffalo! (crowd cheers) you´ve just seen the heart-stopping, pants-dropping, earth-shocking, hard-rocking, booty-shaking, earth-quaking, love-making, Viagra-taking, sexy-making, history-making, legendary
(crowd: ´E Street Band´)…”

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