Story 1974-10-26 Springfield, MA

26.10.74 Springfield, MA, intro to ´Does This Bus Stop at 82nd Street ?´
´´Thank you, how you doing ?….seasons come, seasons go, this bus never stops….´´

26.10.74 Springfield, MA, middle of ´The E Street Shuffle´
´´And he slips on his jeans….and he puts on his tubesocks (?) gets his house-keys, car-keys, shuts off the stereo, shuts out the light, steps outside, locks up the house, opens the door for his girl (weird guitar sound) she gets inside, he runs around the back (?) a stereo tapedeck that he just bought for five dollars, turns it up as loud as it´ll go (?) gives her a little kiss (makes a kissing sound)….and they move on down to the scene….´´

26.10.74 Springfield, MA, intro to ´She´s the One´
´´About, uh….20 years ago….this guy named Ellas McDaniel discovered this beat…..and he found out that whenever he played this beat….educated men, right ? (Clarence: ´Yeah´) guys that went to school….high school graduates (chuckles) intellectuals turned into babbling primitives (chuckles) when he played this beat, husbands raped their wives… old ´Wagon Train´-repeats….yeah….the good girls´d go bad and the bad girls got worse….´This was a pretty serious beat´, he decided….´´

26.10.74 Springfield, MA, intro to ´Sandy´
´´This is, uh, something to you from Asbury Park with love….´´

Compiled by : Johanna Pirttijärvi

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