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12.07.09 Dublin, Ireland, intro to “No Surrender”
“Good evening, Dublin (crowd cheers) it’s another beautiful night in Ireland (crowd cheers)…”

12.07.09 Dublin, Ireland, middle of “Hungry Heart”
“You’re cute…you too…
(…) “Caution – slippery when wet – we don’t want you to break your ass tonight” (crowd cheers) that’s a picture of me right there… that little guy there, the little stick figure, he’s breaking his ass, yeah, right there, right there…let’s keep going…”
[* The sign referred to the previous night’s show when Bruce fell down on the rain-soaked floor during “American Land.”]

12.07.09 Dublin, Ireland, middle of “Working on a Dream”
“Good evening, Dublin (crowd cheers) are you ready for round two? (crowd cheers) that’s good…woo…because the E Street Band has come thousands of miles (crowd cheers) to fulfil our solemn vow… to rock the house here in Dublin tonight (crowd cheers) and, like I said last night, we didn’t come all this way just to have the fish and chips at Burdocks (crowd cheers) though that would be a reason to make the voyage…we didn’t come all this way just because the Dubs won Leinster final today (crowd cheers) though I suppose that would be a reason to make the voyage…we didn’t come all that way just to suck up some Guinness and some (Jameson)(crowd cheers) in O’Donoghue’s or the Long Hall – though that would be a good reason to make the voyage…we didn’t come all that way to be graced with the presence of Mr. Brian O'Driscoll in the hall tonight (crowd cheers) though that would be a damn good reason to make the voyage…we didn’t come all this way just to see all these beautiful Irish women out there tonight (crowd cheers) though that would be a good reason to make the voyage…we came here tonight because we wanna build a house right here on this field…out of hope and faith and joy…we’re gonna build a house out of music and out of spirit and out of noise (crowd cheers) and the mighty E Street Band (crowd cheers) is ready to lay down the music on you but Dublin, we need you to bring the noise! (crowd cheers) let me hear you, come on (crowd cheers) sing it like you mean it…”

12.07.09 Dublin, Ireland, intro to “Raise Your Hand”
“What do you got? what do you got out there tonight? (crowd cheers) what do you got out there? (crowd cheers) play it, Steve (the music to “Raise Your Hand” starts)…”

12.07.09 Dublin, Ireland, middle of “Spirit in the Night”
“Oh, it’s very peaceful down here…so peaceful…we closed our eyes and said [holds out the mike and only a few know to say “Goodbye”] that’s terrible…”

12.07.09 Dublin, Ireland, intro to “Sherry Darling”
“A summer song…somebody, earn your pay…alright, ready, Steve? ...”

12.07.09 Dublin, Ireland, middle of “Waitin’ on a Sunny Day”
“Sorry, Kev!...(laughs as he goes back to singing)…
(…) Sorry, Kev’…
[According to Backstreets, “Bruce made a few false throws before finally hurling his guitar to Kevin, and when he finally did it was way off—there was no possible way for Kevin to catch it.”]

12.07.09 Dublin, Ireland, intro to “Jungleland”
“Alright, the seventh time’s the charm, this is for Dublin (chuckles)…”

12.07.09 Dublin, Ireland, intro to “American Land”
“Dublin, thank you for coming out to our shows! (crowd cheers)…
(…) Steve Van Zandt (crowd cheers) Curtis King (crowd cheers) Soozie Tyrell (crowd cheers) Garry W. Tallent (crowd cheers) the Mi-Mi-Mi-Mi-Mighty Max Weinberg (crowd cheers) Professor Roy Bittan (crowd cheers) Charlie Giordano (crowd cheers) Cindy Mizelle (crowd cheers) mamma mia! Nils Lofgren (crowd cheers) and the biggest man you’ve ever seen: Clarence “Big Man” Clemons (crowd cheers) Dublin! (crowd cheers) Dublin! (crowd cheers) Dublin! (crowd cheers) Dublin! (crowd cheers) Dublin! (crowd cheers) Dublin! (crowd cheers) Dublin! (crowd cheers) Dublin! (crowd cheers) you’ve just seen the heart-stopping, pants-dropping, hard-rocking, earth-shocking, booty-shaking, earth-quaking, love-making, ass-breaking, Viagra-taking, history-making, legendary (crowd: “E Street Band”)(crowd cheers)...”

12.07.09 Dublin, Ireland, intro to “Rosalita”
“Little Steven!...I need the glory of Little Steven right here (crowd cheers) oh, that is so right, that is so goddamn right…help me out, Steve…”

12.07.09 Dublin, Ireland, middle of “Glory Days”
“I think we gotta be moving on now, Steve…(Steve: “Say what?”) I think we got to be moving on (?) I do believe it’s quitting time (Steve: “I don’t wanna go home”) there is a curfew, you know (Steve: “I don’t care”) I’m telling you, there’s a curfew (Steve: “I say I don’t care about the curfew”)(crowd cheers) oh, Steve, if it ain’t quitting time, I just wanna know…what time is it? (crowd cheers)(Steve: “It’s curfew-busting-Boss-time!”)…”

12.07.09 Dublin, Ireland, intro to “Twist and Shout”
“Dublin, we love you! (crowd cheers) thanks for two great shows! (crowd cheers)…I’m ready for one more (chuckles)(crowd cheers)…
(…) Keep on singing now (crowd sings “La, la bamba”) oh, you’re looking good out there (crowd sings “La, la bamba”) twist that thing, sugar, go (crowd sings “La, la bamba”) shake that thing, baby, that’s right (crowd sings “La, la bamba”) ah, come on now (crowd sings “La, la bamba”) we ain’t going home (crowd sings “La, la bamba”) we got no place to fucking go (crowd sings “La, la bamba”) except back to the fucking hotel (crowd sings “La, la bamba”)…(…) Steve, is a bird? (crowd sings “La, la bamba”) is it a plane? (Steve: “No”)(crowd sings “La, la bamba”) is it Superman? (Steve: “No”)(crowd sings “La, la bamba”) is it Batman? (Steve: “No”)(crowd sings “La, la bamba”) is any other superhero motherfucker? (crowd sings “La, la bamba”) is it Dublin? (Steve: “Yeah”)(crowd cheers)…
(…) We’ve lost our minds! (crowd cheers)…”

12.07.09 Dublin, Ireland, after “Twist and Shout”
“Thank you, Dublin (crowd cheers) thanks for two great nights (crowd cheers) we love you (crowd cheers)…”

Compiled by Johanna Pirttijärvi


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