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31.03.08 Vancouver, Canada, intro to “Radio Nowhere”
“Is there anybody alive out there? (crowd cheers)…”

31.03.08 Vancouver, Canada, intro to “Magic”
“Good evening (crowd cheers) oh, thank you for coming out tonight…Vancouver…alright…oh…Patti, uh, Patti sends her love, we have, uh, we have three teenagers now so the fort must be guarded…as I was leaving, uh…(?) of kegs of beer being rolled up the driveway…alright…but it was kind of, when a Girls Gone Wild-bus pulled up outside of the house, that was when I…I got a little nervous on that one…Patti´ll take care of that…she´s got that (?) …Dan Federici sends his best (crowd cheers) that´s right, he´s doing well, he´s working hard and he was out a couple of weeks ago and played with us a little bit so, uh…hopefully we´ll get him back out with us before the end of, later in our tour here, in the meantime Charlie Giordano from the Sessions Band is on (crowd cheers) so for us, for us back in the States here´s, uh, here´s to the end, we hope, of eight miserable years of (crowd cheers) oh yeah, of bad magic (chuckles)…”

31.03.08 Vancouver, Canada, intro to “Livin´ in the Future”
“Come on, C…Vancouver! (crowd cheers) are we having fun yet? (crowd cheers) alright…we´re so glad to be here in your beautiful city tonight…this is a song called ´Livin´ the Future´…but it´s about what´s happening now…it´s about how back home along with all the things that we love about the place we come from, 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…and, uh, when I was a little kid, these were all things that they taught you happened someplace else, this is a song about sleeping through changes that you never saw (?) you see in your own country…but the mighty E Street Band is out here tonight to do something about it (crowd cheers) we´re gonna sing about it…we´re musicians…that´ll teach ´em…somebody´s been fucking with my passport…somebody, I don´t know who, I´m gonna find out when it all goes right again – left, I hope…Max…help me tell the story, Max…”

31.03.08 Vancouver, Canada, intro to “The Promised Land”
“We need a new wind blowing out there…”

31.03.08 Vancouver, Canada, intro to “None But the Brave”
“Now you´re doing it!....alright…well, I met this fellow last night and, uh, he said he´d been in the pit for the last couple of shows that we did and…so I made the mistake of asking if he had any requests…and so he requested this very obscure (chuckles) outtake from ´Born in the U.S.A´ (crowd cheers) yeah, but it´s not on the record, it´s an obscure outtake (chuckles) and, uh, I don´t think we´ve ever played it, we´ve never even, in the history of our band we´ve never even played it but we´re gonna play it right now (crowd cheers) wait a minute, it´s an obscure outtake, you´re not gonna know it, alright (chuckles) you know your stuff if you know this one…so here´s to that fellow, I haven´t seen him out there tonight, I assume he´s out there somewhere…shall we try it, boys?...”

31.03.08 Vancouver, Canada, intro to “The River”
“This is for my boys (?)…”

31.03.08 Vancouver, Canada, intro to “American Land”
“We´ve got some friends in the hall tonight from the Greater Vancouver Foodbank Society…they feed more than 9,000 people each week, on your way out please lend your support to the Vancouver Foodbank Society…they´re on the frontlines doing God´s work…we wanna thank everybody for coming out to the show tonight… (…) Garry Tallent (crowd cheers) Steve Van Zandt (crowd cheers) Sister Soozie Tyrell (crowd cheers) the Mighty Max Weinberg (crowd cheers) Roy Bittan (crowd cheers) 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) Vancouver! (crowd cheers) Vancouver! (crowd cheers) Vancouver! (crowd cheers) Vancouver! (crowd cheers) you´ve just seen the heart-stopping, pants-dropping, hard-rocking, earth-shocking, booty-quaking, love-making, Viagra-taking, history-making, legendary (crowd: ´E Street Band´)…”

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