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14.03.08 Omaha, NE, intro to “Radio Nowhere”
“Is there anybody alive out there? (crowd cheers)…”

14.03.08 Omaha, NE, intro to “Magic”
“Good evening, Omaha (crowd cheers) hello, Nebraska…somebody said, uh, ’78 was the last time we played here, alright (crowd cheers) you look the same, you haven’t changed (crowd cheers) alright, thank you…Patti, uh, Patti sends her love (crowd cheers) we got, uh, three teenagers now so…as I left, uh…I think all three cars had just been stolen (laughs from the crowd) she’ll figure that out, she’ll, she’ll take care of all that…she sends her best… Danny sends his best and all his love (crowd cheers) we’re praying for Danny, hopefully he’ll get back to playing with us somewhere along this tour (crowd cheers) in the meantime we have Charlie Giordano from the Sessions Band (crowd cheers) and Sister Soozie Tyrell (crowd cheers) here’s to the, uh, here’s to the end of, uh… eight years of magic tricks (crowd cheers)…”

14.03.08 Omaha, NE, intro to “Livin’ in the Future”
“Good evening, Omaha! (crowd cheers) is there anybody alive out there? (crowd cheers) is there anybody alive out there? (crowd cheers) that’s right, you brother, you sister, you sister, you the man (?) you look good…(?)…you the man, that’s right…good evening, good evening, this is a song called “Livin’ in the Future” but it’s about what’s happening now (crowd cheers) this is a song about how along with all the things we love about America and our home…and all the things that we’re proud of, we’ve had to add to the American picture over the past eight years things like rendition and illegal wiretapping and the rolling-back of civil liberties…now because…because of your color or your religion, you may feel like these things don’t have a big impact on your life but they’re all an attack on our Constitution, which means they’re an attack on our very selves as Americans and our moral authority so…tonight the mighty E Street Band is here to do something about it (crowd cheers) we’re gonna sing about it! (crowd cheers) that’ll show ‘em!...let’s see if we can get something started…gonna send this one out to Conor, Conor Oberst, my friend, this is for you (crowd cheers) Max, help me tell the story…”

14.03.08 Omaha, NE, intro to “The Promised Land”
“I think I feel a new wind blowing through the air out there (crowd cheers)(?)…”

14.03.08 Omaha, NE, intro to “Girls in Their Summer Clothes”
“Thank you! (crowd cheers) yes indeed, good to be here…alright… we have some friends in the crowd tonight, got some folks from the foodbank here (crowd cheers) Omaha Nebraska Foodbank, they distribute over five million pounds of food annually in eastern Nebraska and western Iowa (crowd cheers) during, during the past year (?) 300,000 local residents were able to put on their tables because of the foodbank, if you see them on your way out, they’re on the frontlines doing God’s work, folks from the foodbank, please give them a little support (crowd cheers) I’ll send this for them (crowd cheers) alright, I’ll send this one out to Matt and Nancy, our guests tonight – and to all the Nebraska girls (crowd cheers) come on, Nebraska girls (crowd cheers) thrill me (crowd cheers) and one gal from New Jersey, alright (crowd cheers)…”

14.03.08 Omaha, NE, intro to “Thunder Road”
“Oh, gonna bring a friend of mine out now – Conor, come out! Conor Oberst (?)(crowd cheers) he’s gonna sing this song with us (crowd cheers) we had a chance to tour together on the Vote for Change-tour…vote for change this time, baby (chuckles)…but, uh, I became a big fan of Conor’s, a great songwriter, a great singer, a great band so this is his hometown (crowd cheers) let’s hear it for the hometown boy (crowd cheers) you gotta support your homey (crowd cheers) let’s try it…”

14.03.08 Omaha, NE, intro to “Jungleland”
“(?)…now, somebody had a sign for “Detroit Medley”…we don’t play that much…somebody else got a sign for “Jungleland” (crowd cheers) the people have spoken (crowd cheers)…”

14.03.08 Omaha, NE, middle of “American Land”
“Garry W. Tallent (crowd cheers) Little Steven (crowd cheers) Sister Soozie Tyrell (crowd cheers) the Mighty, Mighty Max Weinberg (crowd cheers) Professor Roy Bittan (crowd cheers) in for Dan Federici, Charlie Giordano (crowd cheers) Nils Lofgren (crowd cheers) you wish you could be like him but you can’t: Clarence “Big Man” Clemons (crowd cheers) Omaha! (crowd cheers) Omaha! (crowd cheers) Omaha! (crowd cheers) you’ve just seen the heart-stopping, pants-dropping, earth-shocking, hard-rocking, booty-shaking, love-making, Viagra-taking, sexyfaking, history-making, legendary (crowd: “E Street Band”)(crowd cheers) that’s right (crowd cheers)…”

Compiled by Johanna Pirttijärvi

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