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Thanks to Gary for the ticket


13.09.09 Ft. Lauderdale, FL, intro to “Badlands”
“Good evening, everybody (crowd cheers)…”

13.09.09 Ft. Lauderdale, FL, towards the end of “Badlands”
“Is there anybody (crowd cheers) is there anybody alive out there? (crowd cheers)…”

13.09.09 Ft. Lauderdale, FL, intro to “Working on a Dream”
“Good evening, Florida! (crowd cheers) good evening, Fort Lauderdale! (crowd cheers) we’re so glad to be here tonight (crowd cheers) oh yes…the mighty E Street Band (crowd cheers) has come all the way to Fort Lauderdale tonight to fulfil our sacred vow…to rock the house (crowd cheers) and we’re gonna build a house tonight right here…out of music and out of spirit and out of noise… now the mighty E Street Band is here tonight and we’re gonna do everything we can to bring down the power of the music on you… but, Florida, we need you to bring the noise! (crowd cheers)…”

13.09.09 Ft. Lauderdale, FL, intro to “Sherry Darling”
“Give me that sign now…I went to the beach today, I got all sunburned – ouch! – that sun’s hot down there…alright, we need a little beach song, here we go – are we ready? (crowd cheers) hey, C!...(?)…get the accordion, Roy…we have a special accordion for this song (?)…we have three of the greatest accordion players in the world – unfortunately none of them are here tonight (laughs a fake laugh)(?)…alright, we’re gonna wow you, that’s right…you paid your money, you thought it was expensive but still you didn’t expect this, I know (chuckles) are we ready, boys? Nils (?)…we gotta wait, uh, little, uh, uh, little, uh, uh, break music, “Lady of Spain” (Charlie and Roy play "Sou le Ciel de Paris" first, then "Hava Nagila" which Bruce encourages with a couple of “That’s right”s) we don’t have the big stage but you’re not gonna see that at the U2-show, I tell you that right now (crowd cheers)…”

13.09.09 Ft. Lauderdale, FL, after “Sherry Darling”
“Alright, alright, alright!...let’s hear it for them, the Three Tenors, I mean the Three Accordions (crowd cheers)…”

13.09.09 Ft. Lauderdale, FL, intro to “Cadillac Ranch”
““We’re on our honeymoon…Jim and Doreen…from the great state of New Jersey” (crowd cheers)(music starts) come on, Jim and Doreen!...”

13.09.09 Ft. Lauderdale, FL, intro to “So Young and in Love”
“What key is “So Young and in Love”?...
(…) Wait a minute…(laughs)…we forgot how it ends…one, two…(the song comes to a close) that’ll do…”

13.09.09 Ft. Lauderdale, FL, middle of “Backstreets”
“Till the end…until the end…we swore…we swore…”

13.09.09 Ft. Lauderdale, FL, intro to “Radio Nowhere”
“For my little girlfriend, alright…”
[Played for a little girl in the crowd.]

13.09.09 Ft. Lauderdale, FL, intro to “Then She Kissed Me”
“Alright, we’re gonna pull one out of the bag for you (crowd cheers) I think we opened up our show in 1975 at the Bottom Line, right (?) with this one (?)…let’s not do that, alright?...unless I turn around and do the funny face, then we do it, otherwise we don’t do it… alright, this is for my lovely lady back there…(?)…I start…when does the band come in? nah, we’ll figure it out…”

13.09.09 Ft. Lauderdale, FL, after “Then She Kissed Me”
“(crowd cheers) Alright, good call, Sister…”

13.09.09 Ft. Lauderdale, FL, intro to “Hard Times” (following “Jungleland”)
“Big Man, Clarence Clemons on the saxophone (crowd cheers) put a light…Roy Bittan on the piano (crowd cheers) Stevie Van Zandt on the guitar (crowd cheers) I wanna thank you all for coming out tonight, thank you so much (crowd cheers) it’s always a pleasure to come here to Florida…that was where all the people that got into trouble in New Jersey ran to (crowd cheers) the cops were looking for you in New Jersey, you ran to Florida – everybody knows that! …that’s how half of you folks got here – ask your mama and your papa! (chuckles)…(laughs) it’s kind of like, you know, coming home, it’s like coming home coming down here (crowd cheers) it’s the bad home, it’s the bad home, I say (chuckles)…we got some friends in the hall tonight, folks from the Cooperative Feeding Program…each year the Cooperative Feeding Program distributes more than one point two million meals to local residents in need, folks that are sick, the elderly, children right here in Broward County…as you know, there’s been very hard, hard times, people have fallen through and the only safety net some folks have between putting their kids to bed hungry or something in their stomach are grassroots organizations like the Cooperative Feeding Program…so please support them if you see them on the way out… before we go …healthcare for each and every American (crowd cheers)…”

13.09.09 Ft. Lauderdale, FL, middle of “American Land”
“The incredible Steve Van Zandt (crowd cheers) Garry W. Tallent (crowd cheers) Curtis King (crowd cheers) Sister Soozie Tyrell (crowd cheers) the unstoppable Mighty Max Weinberg (crowd cheers) the inimitable Professor Roy Bittan (crowd cheers) Charlie G. Giordano (crowd cheers) Cindy Mizelle (crowd cheers) one of the greatest guitarists in the world: Nils Lofgren (crowd cheers) and the biggest man you’ve ever seen: Clarence “Big Man” Clemons (crowd cheers) Fort Lauderdale! (crowd cheers) Fort Lauderdale! (crowd cheers) Florida! (crowd cheers) Florida! (crowd cheers) Florida! (crowd cheers) Florida! (crowd cheers) Florida! (crowd cheers) Florida! (crowd cheers) Florida! (crowd cheers) Florida! (crowd cheers) you’ve just seen the heart-stopping, pants-dropping, earth-shocking, hard-rocking, booty-shaking, love-making, Viagra-taking, history-making, legendary (crowd: “E Street Band”)(crowd cheers) ...”

13.09.09 Ft. Lauderdale, FL, intro to “Thunder Road”
“We got one more, thank you, Florida (crowd cheers) thank you so much (crowd cheers) you the man, you the man!...thank you all, thanks for a great night, here we go…"

Compiled by Johanna Pirttijärvi

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