The Promise Studio Sessions


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Commercially Released: November 16, 2010
Produced by Bruce Springsteen and Jon Landau
Recorded at The Record Plant (New York City) and at Thrill Hill Recording (Stone Hill Studio)
Recording Engineers: Jimmy Iovine (Record Plant) and Toby Scott (Stone Hill)

Overview

After the master tapes from 1977-78 to comprise The Promise had been assembled, Bruce felt that many of the tracks required re-recording or overdubbing. These sessions took place in 2010 at Stone Hill Studio at Springsteen's home in Colts Neck, NJ. For reference we have produced a table that lists known modern elements in the songs. However, it is extremely likely that other modern elements exist that have not yet been identified. Tracks that appear untouched from 1977 are "Outside Looking In", "Candy's Boy", "City of Night" and "The Way".

1.1. RACING IN THE STREET ('78) 6:50 PROMISE
1.2. GOTTA GET THAT FEELING 3:20 PROMISE
1.3. OUTSIDE LOOKING IN 2:19 PROMISE
1.4. SOMEDAY (WE'LL BE TOGETHER) 5:39 PROMISE
1.5. ONE WAY STREET 4:21 PROMISE
1.6. BECAUSE THE NIGHT 3:25 PROMISE
1.7. WRONG SIDE OF THE STREET 3:37 PROMISE
1.8. THE BROKENHEARTED 5:20 PROMISE
1.9. RENDEZVOUS 2:40 PROMISE
1.10. CANDY'S BOY 4:39 PROMISE
2.1. SAVE MY LOVE 2:39 PROMISE
2.2. AIN'T GOOD ENOUGH FOR YOU 4:03 PROMISE
2.3. FIRE 4:10 PROMISE
2.4. SPANISH EYES 3:51 PROMISE
2.5. IT'S A SHAME 3:16 PROMISE
2.6. COME ON (LET'S GO TONIGHT) 2:20 PROMISE
2.7. TALK TO ME 4:22 PROMISE
2.8. THE LITTLE THINGS (MY BABY DOES) 3:19 PROMISE
2.9. BREAKAWAY 5:33 PROMISE
2.10. THE PROMISE 5:54 PROMISE
2.11. CITY OF NIGHT 2:58 PROMISE
2.12. THE WAY 1 3:47 PROMISE

1: Hidden in the previous track.

Details

DYING IN THE STREET - V1 5:48 DO-3 / LM-3 / UP / AM
RACING IN THE STREET - V2 6:50 LM-3 / UP
RACING IN THE STREET - V3a 6:44 ODM / HOD / UP / AM
RACING IN THE STREET - V3b 6:51 DARKNESS
RACING IN THE STREET - V4a 6:16 LM-2 / DDO / DO-2 / UP / LMEC2 / DDOC / AM
RACING IN THE STREET ('78) - V4b 6:47 PROMISE

Note: V1, "Dying In The Street", a solo piano take that contains those words, and then, "Look at me, it’s true, baby, what else can we do", was recorded July 2, 1977 at Atlantic Studios. According to the Lost Masters III liner notes, V2 was recorded in August 1977, and studio logs show takes on 8 different days at either Atlantic Studios or The Record Plant during the month. The comp. reel for the official album release V3b came on August 30, 1977. However, Bruce returned to his composition in V4a ,with a stunning alternate band arrangement with wailing harmonica and tremendous vocal, recorded between November28 and 30, 1977 at The Record Plant. The officially released V4b, titled "Racing In The Street ('78)" on The Promise CD, utilizes a different 1977 vocal take and runs longer, but otherwise is identical to v4a. David Lindley plays modern violin, as he did on "Come On", back in 1977. Work continued on December 6 and 9; studio logs also show mixing sessions at The Record Plant from March 21 thru 23, 1978. Bruce adapted the lines "summer's here and the time is right / for goin' racing in the street" from Martha and the Vandellas' "Dancing In The Street".

GOTTA GET THAT FEELING - V1 3:00 LM-2 / DDO / DO-2 / MT1 / AM
GOTTA GET THAT FEELING - V2 3:21 DDITV / AM
GOTTA GET THAT FEELING - V3 3:15 PROMISE

Note: V1 recorded at Atlantic Studios in August 1977. V2 is more fully realized. Up-tempo, pop-flavored. The officially released V3 contains a modern vocal take, replacing the unfinished vocal found on the 'Deep Down In the Vaults' recording. V1 and V2 were bootlegged under the title "Get That Feeling". Takes recorded at either Atlantic or Record Plant on August 11-12 and 30, 1977.

OUTSIDE LOOKING IN - V1 2:25 DDO / DO-1 / LES / MT1 / AM / EC
OUTSIDE LOOKING IN - V2 2:16 PROMISE

Note: V1 recorded at Atlantic Studios on June 1, 1977. This is a very rough early take with an uneven mix and some seriously off-key harmony vocals by Van Zandt. V2 was recorded September 27, 1977 at The Record Plant, officially released (untouched) on The Promise in 2010.

SOMEDAY (TONIGHT) - V1 4:43 LM-3 / AM
SOMEDAY (WE'LL BE TOGETHER) - V2 5:32 PROMISE

Note: V1 recorded at The Record Plant in September 1977. This is only the backing track - Bruce’s vocal is missing (assuming there was one). Takes recorded at The Record Plant on September 26 and 29-30, 1977. Bootlegged with the title "Someday Tonight". V3 is officially released on "The Promise" with a probably completely modern vocal take. The track features backing vocals by the Alliance Singers (Tiffeny Andrews, Corinda Crawford, Michelle Moore, and Antoinette Savage), who contributed choir vocals on The Rising album, in addition to Patti Scialfa and Soozie Tyrell.

ONE WAY STREET - V1 5:46 LM-2 / LMEC2 / AM
ONE WAY STREET - V2 4:16 PROMISE

Note: V1 Recorded at Atlantic Studios on June 17, 1977. This is a complete take but it’s clearly not a final take. V2 officially released on The Promise with what appears to be a modern vocal. It is also likely that the horns were re-recorded as well. Original alternative title may have been "Dead End".

BECAUSE THE NIGHT - V1 3:17 DO-3 / UP / AM
BECAUSE THE NIGHT - V2 - fade in 2:32 LM-3 / UP / AM
BECAUSE THE NIGHT - V3 3:19 DO-2 / DDO / DDOC / ESRR
BECAUSE THE NIGHT - V4 3:22 PROMISE

Note: V1 was recorded at Atlantic Studios, New York on June 1, 1977 with the lyrics not finished. V2 was recorded July 1, 1977 at Atlantic Studios, and is less embryonic but still with some unfinished lyrics. Springsteen cut his last take on September 27, 1977 V3. It is not clear if this was a demo for Patti Smith. The transfer of the song was completely orchestrated by Jimmy Iovine, who, in his own words, “was engineering Darkness and producing Easter at the same time. Now, Bruce was very understanding and very flexible, because he realized that this was my first real break as a producer. Anyway, one night whilst we were lounging around the Hotel Navarro in New York I told Bruce I desperately wanted a hit with Patti, that she deserved one. He agreed. As he had no immediate plans to put ‘Because The Night’ on an album, I said why not give it to Patti. Bruce replied, "If she can do it, she can have it." Iovine brought Smith the September 27 demo of the song, and Smith added her own lyrics, recording it for her album Easter, and scoring her first and biggest hit single. The officially released V4 uses Smith's lyrics and is a modern vocal take.

WRONG SIDE OF THE STREET - V1 3:52 DDO / DO-2 / LES / MT1 / AM
WRONG SIDE OF THE STREET - V2 3:31 PROMISE

Note: V1 recorded at The Record Plant on October 14, 1977. This is a fully finished performance but the circulating audio is marred by the vocal being buried in the mix (a flaw in the bootleg audio source). The officially released V2 has what is most likely a modern vocal take. Originally bootlegged with the title "Endless Night". The very strange, seemingly unrelated alternative title for this was "English Sons". Parts bear resemblance to "Loose Ends".

THE BROKENHEARTED 5:16 PROMISE

Note: Recorded at the Record Plant on November 29, 1977 and officially released on The Promise. Contains a vintage vocal take with some modern parts, plus a modern horn section consisting of Barry Danielian (trumpet), Stan Harrison (tenor sax), Dan Levine (trombone), Ed Manion (baritone sax) and Curt Ramm (trumpet). Originally known from circulating audio of a Darkness tour rehearsal in May 1978.

RENDEZVOUS - V1 2:47 DDO / DO-3 / LES / MT1 / AM
RENDEZVOUS - V2 2:36 PROMISE

Note: V1 emanates from June 1-3, 8 and 17, 1977 at Atlantic. This is good take but the circulating audio is marred by vocal drop-out during the first verse. In a 1978 interview Springsteen said the song was kept off the album because it didn’t fit thematically. Bruce personally demonstrated the song to artist Greg Kihn in October 1978, who soon after recorded a cover (released in April 1979). A live version was used for Tracks, which may indicate Bruce wasn't satisfied with the available studio versions. The officially released V2 appears to have a modern vocal take which supports that position.

CANDY'S BOY - V1 5:03 PROMISE
CANDY'S BOY - V2 5:22 LM-2 / DO-2 / LMEC2 / DDOC / LES / MT1 / DDO
CANDY'S BOY - V3 4:48 LM-3 / DO-3 / AM / ATEOD
CANDY'S BOY - V4 5:12 ESRR
CANDY'S BOY - V5 4:31 PROMISE

Note: "(I Will Forever Be) Candy’s Boy", or simply "Candy’s Boy", was composed shortly after the Born to Run tour concluded in 1976. V1 is a summer 1976 band rehearsal at Bruce's house in Holmdel, NJ (referred to as Telegraph Hill), and is included on the Thrill Hill Vault DVD/Blu-ray in The Promise: The Darkness On The Edge Of Town Story box set. V2 was recorded June 6, 1977 at Atlantic Studios, New York, and sounds complete in all respects. However, Bruce is often not satisfied with songs that conflict in some way with his personal vision, and he decided to continue working on it. V4 and V5 are both thought to be from later in June; V4 is longer, and includes an extra instrumental section. The officially released V5, released in 2010 on the The Promise: The Darkness On The Edge Of Town Story, adds "My Sweet Love" to his vows. V3 was recorded on August 24 at Atlantic Studios, with a slightly different melody, and a final, uncirculated take was recorded on September 2, 1977. Then, the October 1977 Album 4 sequence entitled "Badlands", which had included "Candy's Boy", was withdrawn, and "Candy's Boy" was never played again. In mid-September, a decision was made to re-organize "The Fast Song" into "Candy's Room", with the first verse of "Candy's Boy" incorporated, along with lines from "Frankie". Other elements were exported to a new composition, "Prove It All Night" (the dynamo) on September 14, and "Drive All Night" (Well there’s machines and there’s fire Waiting for us on the edge of town) also received verses.

SAVE MY LOVE V1 3:19 PROMISE: VAULT
SAVE MY LOVE V2 2:39 PROMISE

Note: V2 is a completely modern take of this song, recorded July 22, 2010 at Colts Neck, is included on The Promise. It appears it was never recorded in the studio. V1 is a summer 1976 band rehearsal filmed by Barry Rebo in Holmdel, NJ and is included on the Thrill Hill Vault DVD/Blu-ray on The Promise: The Darkness On The Edge Of Town Story box set.

WHAT'S THE MATTER LITTLE DARLIN' - V1 3:50 DROC2
WHAT'S THE MATTER LITTLE DARLIN' - V2 4:06 DDITV / MT1 / AM
AIN'T GOOD ENOUGH FOR YOU - V3a 4:01 PROMISE
AIN'T GOOD ENOUGH FOR YOU - V3b 1:49 PROMISE: VAULT

Note: A song that might have first appeared in the 1990s on "Deep Down In the Vaults" as "What's The Matter Little Darling", the name it was known by for years. Another recording on "The Definitive River Outtakes Collection Volume 2" with the same name, faster pitch, and inferior quality, that run 15 seconds slower, is listed as the earlier V1 here, but it might be a bad copy of V2; both bootlegs mentioned are from E Street Records. In the studio logs of the Darkness sessions, there are no records of "Ain't Good Enough For You" or "What's The Matter Little Darling". Author Clinton Heylin, who is very experienced in the matters, believes takes were recorded on September 26, 1977 at the Record Plant, under the name, "First New Rocker". The first official appearance of this song was on CD2 of "The Promise: The Making Of Darkness On The Edge Of Town Story" as "Ain't Good Enough For You", and he makes the good point that on the accompanying Thrill Hill Vault DVD (V3b), Bruce is shown trying to add a vocal overdub to an already existing track at the Record Plant, which suggests it had been recorded earlier. V3A, sung by modern Bruce on the Promise CD, can be heard as the same tune we know well, complete with the "Sherry Darlin" party noises, and in V3B, young Bruce overdubs jokes about Darkness engineer Jimmy Iovine to the same (or close to) backing track. This song bears some slight resemblance to "This Little Girl", the hit song Bruce donated to Gary U.S. Bonds in 1980.

FIRE - V1 5:14 LM-2 / DDO / DO-2 / MT1 / AM
FIRE - V2 4:05 PROMISE

Note: Written in May 1977, a few days after Bruce and Steve attended an Elvis Presley concert in Philadelphia. V1 (which is not a final take) comes from June 17, 1977 at Atlantic Studios. Introducing the song on November 20, 1978 in Champaign, IL, Bruce said "this is a song I wrote, oh, we jammed it up in the studio one night in twenty minutes". Allegedly (and this may be myth) a finished demo take was sent to Elvis Presley in July or August 1977, shortly before his death, with the hope that Elvis might cover it. Bruce ended up donating the song to Robert Gordon, who recorded his cover (with Bruce on piano) in early December 1977 (released April 1978). The Pointer Sisters then quickly covered Gordon’s released version and had the major international smash hit in early 1979. The officially released V2 is a stronger, more developed take with potentially some modern vocal elements.

SPANISH EYES - V1 3:42 LM-3 / DO-2 / MT1 / AM
NEW SPANISH - V2 6:14 DDO /DO-3 / AM / DDOC
SPANISH EYES - V3 3:47 PROMISE

Note: V1 apparently dates from August 1977 at Atlantic Studios, although studio logs indicate takes were only recorded on June 30, 1977. V2 likely dates from around the same time and is more developed but still features some bluffed lyrics. The logs say a song called "New Spanish" was recorded two weeks later on July 13; one assumes that is "Spanish Eyes". The officially released V3 has a modern vocal, and potentially some modern band elements. A great song that shares several lyrics with "I'm On Fire".

IT'S A SHAME 3:12 PROMISE

Note: An unknown composition before the official release of The Promise. Features Jon Landau on drums, Bob Chirmside (Bruce's road manager between '75 and '81) on bass and a modern horn section of Barry Danielian (trumpet), Stan Harrison (tenor sax), Dan Levine (trombone), Ed Manion (baritone sax) and Curt Ramm (trumpet). Early working title may be "Jon's Jam", as found in the studio logs. A lone take was recorded June 14, 1977 at Atlantic Studios. The connection is Jon Landau, who provides the drums.

COME ON (LET'S GO TONIGHT) - V1 uncirculating
COME ON (LET'S GO TONIGHT) - V2 2:07 DO-3 / UP
COME ON, COME ON - V3 2:10 LM-3 / LMEC2 / AM / UP
COME ON, COME ON - V4a 2:09 DDO / DO-1 / UP / DDOC / LES
COME ON, COME ON - V4b 2:16 PROMISE
THE FACTORY SONG - V5a 2:20 ODM / HOD / UP
THE FACTORY SONG - V5b 2:15 AM
FACTORY - V5c 2:15 DARKNESS
COME ON (LET'S GO TONIGHT) - V6 2:32 FFOD / HNWB

Note: Come On (Let’s Go Tonight) V1 cut on June 1, 1977 complete with Vox [organ]. V2 is a rough workout, probably from either July 2 or 13 at Atlantic Studios; to nobody's surprise, Bruce had the band playing what would be the complete melody, but further progress had to wait until the lyrics were more complete. Come On (Let's Go Tonight) V3, Factory vocals have formed, but no organ or violin, takes on August 23-24 and 30, 1977. Come On (Let's Go Tonight) V4a was recorded on September 8, 1977, at the Record Plant, New York, with a special guest appearance by David Lindley on violin, lyrics are now about his father at the Factory; additional takes on November 2, 7-8, 1977. Come On (Let's Go Tonight) V4b cut on either December 9 and 29, 1977; one of these takes was used in The Promise version with modern vocal added in 2010. Come On (Let's Go Tonight) V5 becomes THE FACTORY SONG on January 2, 1978 and features Danny Federici's organ, and deletes the violin. FACTORY V5b and V5c are mixes under the name "Factory Song" from on March 10 and 14, 1978, respectively, Roy Bittan plays Floyd Cramer piano style to give it the Chet Atkins produced-country feel. V5c is mix take 28 from April 3, 1978. It was pressed to a metal acetate with the title "Factory Song" on April 12, 1978.

A second edition of Come On (Let's Go Tonight) was recorded at Springsteen’s home in Colts Neck, NJ in Spring 1981. A dark, foreboding arrangement using the discarded lyrics from the early Darkness sessions, before "Factory" took Come On's original music. Soon after the demo was recorded, Springsteen would combine several lines with new verses, and the first two lines from Chuck Berry's "Bye Bye Johnny", to create "Johnny Bye-Bye". When Come On #2 appeared on Nebraska bootlegs, it caused confusion, and was erroneously titled "Bye Bye Johnny". In a way, Come On (Let's Go Tonight) was also an erroneous title. In 2010, Springsteen re-recorded the composition of "Come On" from May 1977 for "The Promise: The Darkness On The Edge Of Town Story", using it's original title and melody.

TALK TO ME - V1a 3:59 LM-2 / DO-1 / ATEOD / AM
TALK TO ME - V1b 4:05 DDO / DDOC / UP
TALK TO ME - V2 4:17 PROMISE

Note: V1a and V1b are takes recorded on July 8 or 13, 1977, at Atlantic Studios, both basic backing tracks without vocals or horns, which were not added, along with the lyrics, until August. Final demo takes were recorded on October 14 of both "Talk to Me" V2 and "Hearts Of Stone", and the tapes were given to Steve Van Zandt for Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes' 3rd album, which Steve was producing. 5 takes were recorded at either Atlantic Studios or The Record Plant on August 5, 9, 24, 26 and 30, before it was realized that Talk To Me would never fit the Darkness theme, and they all currently remain in the vault. The October 14 track was used for The Promise in 2010, with modern horns added featuring original Jukes/Miami Horns members Rick Gazda on trumpet, Stan Harrison on tenor sax, Ed Manion on baritone sax, Bob Muckin on trumpet, and Richie "La Bamba" Rosenberg on trombone. Both songs handed to Steve that day went on the album 'Hearts Of Stone', released on October 13, 1978 by Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes (Epic JE 35488), which is overwhelmingly considered their best record, and ranks on several polls of best albums of the 1970s. According to Max Weinberg, who played on both "Darkness" and "Hearts of Stone", the E Street Band backing tracks included on the Steve's tape were utilized for Southside Johnny's album. Bruce has performed it with the Jukes and the E Street Band over the years to great response, and it possibly would have been a big hit if Bruce Springsteen was going for the top of the charts in 1978, but that would have to wait another 7 years.

THE LITTLE THINGS (MY BABY DOES) 3:15 PROMISE

Note: Unknown composition until officially released on The Promise. Modern vocals, with possibly some modern band elements. Appears just once in the logs, a single take recorded August 15, 1977 at either Atlantic or Record Plant.

BREAKAWAY 5:26 PROMISE

Note: Unknown composition until officially released on The Promise. Recorded at Atlantic Studios on June 1, 1977, but modern vocals have been added, along with some modern band elements. Features a modern horn section of Barry Danielian (trumpet), Stan Harrison (tenor sax), Dan Levine (trombone), Ed Manion (baritone sax) and Curt Ramm (trumpet) and backing vocals by the Alliance Singers (Tiffeny Andrews, Corinda Crawford, Michelle Moore, and Antoinette Savage), who contributed choir vocals on The Rising album, in addition to Patti Scialfa and Soozie Tyrell.

THE PROMISE - V1 5:35 DO-2 / UP / DDOC
THE PROMISE - V2 5:25 LM-2 / DDO / DO-3 / AM / UP / ATEOD
THE PROMISE - V3 7:11 DDITV / AM / UP / MT1
THE PROMISE - V4 7:25 PROMISE: VAULT
THE PROMISE - V5 uncirculating
THE PROMISE - V6 4:48 18TRACKS
THE PROMISE - V7 5:47 PROMISE

Note: Introduced August 3, 1976 at Monmouth Arts Center, Red Bank, New Jersey, with Bruce singing and playing piano without the E Street Band, with deeply personal lyrics. Played live 22 times until the first studio demo was recorded at Atlantic Studios on June 1, 1977. V1 was one of the takes recorded on June 30, July 1, 7, 8 and 13, 1977. After a break that included a trip with Steve to Utah and Nevada, Bruce came back with slightly revised lyrics, and recorded V2 on August 24 or 30 at Atlantic Studios. V3, considered the definitive version by collectors, was recorded on September 28, 1977, and first released unofficially on Deep Down In the Vaults. However, Bruce found it lacking for some reason, did not include it in the 'Badlands' album 4 sequence from October 1977, and rejected it again for Tracks in 1998. However, he liked it enough to use it as the base track for V7, officially released on The Promise in 2010, with overdubbed guitars, glock, double tracked vocals, and backing vocals by himself. The final verse, with 'backseat of a borrowed car', edited out, along with much of the ending, and a modern string arrangement is added, reducing the 7:06 running time to 5:45. Thanks to Eddy Wehbe for spotting version 3 underneath the thick layer of overdubs.

V4 on the Thrill-Hill Blu-Ray/DVD is said to be a rehearsal of the January 12 take, with the new verse, 'Well, my daddy taught me how to walk quiet and how to make my peace with the past, I learned real good to tighten up inside and I don’t say nothing unless I’m asked'. After being rejected again for Darkness, V5 was recorded on January 24, 1978, possibly without the E Street Band (who are on all the previous studio takes), which is totally unverified because the master went straight to the vault, and The Promise was deleted from the final March sequence for Darkness On the Edge of Town. When the Darkness Tour began on May 23, 1978, The Promise, with the "my daddy taught me how to walk quiet" version featured with Bruce on piano, was played 22 times. but then. for unknown reasons, after singing it on July 15, 1978 in Houston, Texas, he never played it again.

That is, until he re-recorded it on February 9-12, 1999 at Boxwood Studios at his home in Rumson, New Jersey V6, instead of using V3 on Tracks. He said to Charlie Rose, "Basically, I went back and I listened to it and we never really got a good recording of it in my opinion. It’s been a favorite song of a lot of..a lot of people mention it. It sort of was the sequel to “Thunder Road” in some fashion, it referred back to those characters. But I went back and we sort of had a very plodding, heavy-handed version of it. I couldn’t quite live with it, so maybe another time."

Springsteen said later it was ultimately rejected for Darkness due to the personal lyrics. "It was a song about defeat, and it was self-referential, which made me uncomfortable", said Springsteen in 2010. "I didn’t want it to overtake the album, which, in the end, was not my personal story. I wanted ‘Darkness’ to be completely independent of that. So I left it off. But I remember saying to myself, 'This is something I can sing later.' The distance really helps it now”. It may be true, but some critics and hard-core collectors who will never buy that.

CITY OF NIGHT - V1 3:08 DDO / DO-1 / AM / UP / LES / MT1
CITY OF NIGHT - V2 2:56 PROMISE

Note: V2 officially released on The Promise, recorded October 14, 1977 at The Record Plant; V1 is the same recording without an edit at the start. Bruce’s working title was "Taxi Driver". Also known as "Taxi Cab" and "City At Night". Shares a line with 1988's "All That Heaven Will Allow".

THE WAY - V1a 3:54 URT-1 / AM / UP / GT
THE WAY - V1b 4:00 URT-1 / DO-2 / DDO / AM / UP / MT1
THE WAY - V1c 3:40 PROMISE

Note: Three slightly different mixes of the same performance. Takes recorded at either Atlantic or Record Plant on August 5 and 15, and at The Record Plant on September 12 and February 10-12, 1978. V1c is slightly faster, and officially released on The Promise, albeit as a hidden bonus track. Considered and rejected for Darkness On The Edge Of Town, Tracks and The Essential.

Modern Elements

Song Title (in Album Order) Modern Element(s) Recording Date / Location
Racing In The Street ('78) violin Nov 28-30, 1977; or
Dec 6-9, 1977 + 2010
Gotta Get That Feeling lead vocal / horns August 30, 1977 the Record Plant + 2010
Outside Looking In1 poss guitar, organ September 27, 1977
Someday (We'll Be Together) lead vocal / choir September 30, 1977 + 2010
One Way Street lead vocal / horns June 17, 1977 Atlantic Studios + mostly 2010
Because The Night lead vocal September 27, 1977 + mostly 2010
Wrong Side Of The Street lead vocal October 14, 1977 + 2010
The Brokenhearted some lead vocal / horns November 29, 1977 + mostly 2010
Rendezvous vocals June 8 or 17, 1977 + 2010
Candy's Boy2 June 27, 1977
Save My Love all July 22, 2010
Ain't Good Enough For You lead vocal January 15, 1978 + 2010
Fire lead vocal June 17, 1977 Atlantic Studios + 2010
Spanish Eyes lead vocal July 13, 1977 Atlantic Studios + 2010
It's A Shame horns June 14, 1977 Atlantic Studios + 2010
Come On (Let's Go Tonight) violin December 9 and 29, 1977 + 2010
Talk To Me horns October 14, 1977 + 2010
The Little Things (My Baby Does) lead vocal August 15, 1977 + 2010
Breakaway lead vocal / horns / backing vocals June 1, 1977 + 2010
The Promise modern string arrangement Ken Asher, overdubbed guitars, glock, double tracked vocals, and backing vocals by himself. The final verse, with 'backseat of a borrowed car', edited out, September 28, 1977 + 2010
City Of Night3 first note is unfamiliar, delete it and this is high def studio version from 1977 without alteration October 14, 1977
The Way4 Sept 12, 1977 or Feb 10-12, 1978

1 = claimed untouched
2 = untouched
3 = possibly untouched
4 = untouched

Thrill Hill Vault DVD/Blu-ray

Save My Love - V1 3:22 Rehearsal: Summer 1976 / Holmdel, New Jersey untouched
(I Will Forever Be) Candy's Boy - V1 5:03 Rehearsal: Summer 1976, Holmdel, New Jersey untouched
Don't Look Back - V4b 3:04 July 2, 1977 / Atlantic Studios, New York, NY untouched
Ain't Good Enough for You - V3b 2:00 September 26, 1977 / The Record Plant, New York, NY untouched
The Promise - V4 7:26 January 12, 1978 / The Record Plant, New York, NY untouched
Candy's Room (aka Candy's House) - V3 1:37 September 10, 1977 / The Record Plant, New York, NY untouched

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