Story 1977-03-11 Latrobe, PA
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11.03.77 La Trobe, PA, intro to ´Thunder Road´
´´(?)…and this is for ´Hungry´ Ed Sciaky….”

11.03.77 La Trobe, PA, middle of ´Backstreets´
´´Just me and you, baby….just me and you, girl….yeah, I remember running back…..yeah, I remember running back….I remember running back….(?)….way down, way down by the railroad tracks….oh, in the backseat, yeah, in the backseat, yeah, in the backseat of that old Cadillac….I remember….there was this guy who abandoned, there was this abandoned car in this field about two or three miles outside of town…..I remember at night we used to hitchhike out there….and it was pretty stripped-down on the outside but the inside was ok….. it was about three or four hundred feet off the tracks and I remember going back…..oh, baby´d take me riding in back…..little girl, we´d go round and round…..oh, and spin round and round….oh, little darling, take me down…..I remember the night (?) there was this farmhouse about half a mile down the road that these kids set fire to and….they had these machines down there, they had these engines down there and water sprayed about hundred feet in the air, from the backseat of that old car we could see it burning…..I remember that night because you promised….you promised you´d never go anyplace….without me….(?)…. we sat in the backseat of that car, watching it burning….and I remember you promised…..I remember you swore to me…..I remember you promised…..I remember you promised….I remember you promised…..and baby, you lied…..yeah, baby, you lied…..oh, your pretty li-li-li-li-lies….your pretty li-li-li-li-lies….I love your li-li-li-li-lies, oh, your pretty lies…..and tonight I remember wishing that night…..I wished that God would send some angels to blow this whole town right into the sea….I was so sick, I just wished that God would send some angels to blow the whole damn town into the sea…..made me so sick I just wished God would send some angels to blow that damn town into the sea….just wished that God would send some angels to blow us all away, just wished that God would send some angels to blow it all away, blow it all away, just blow it all away, just blow it all away, just blow it all away, just blow it all away, just blow it all away because you promised, because you promised, because you promised, because you promised and you just, you just….YOU LIED !….YOU LIED !…YOU LIED !….”

11.03.77 La Trobe, PA, intro to ´Rosalita´
´´Are we close, are we close to Pittsburg here ? (cheers) who´s from Pittsburg, all you guys ? (cheers) who´s from around here ? (cheers)….they busing you guys in ? (chuckles) are you sure you´ll be bused outside ?….ok, it´s better to have loved and lost (?)….Rosie, wherever you are, come out tonight !….
(….) We´ve got with us tonight….beginning at the piano….the man with all the degrees and all the keys….the only member of the group with a full high school diploma, Professor Roy Bittan….play it, Roy….on the guitar, poet of the soul, master of rock and roll, the man who brought you such great hits as ´I Don´t Wanna Go Home´, ´Sweeter than Honey´, Miami Steve Van Zandt (Roy plays a bit of ´The Theme from ´The Godfather´)….on the bass guitar, Mr.Garry W.Tallent….on the drums, the Mighty Max….on the organ, Phantom Dan Federici ….play it little bit, Dan….all the way back, from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania….via Newark airport….the Miami Horns….last but not least…..king of the whole known world….master of the universe….Mr.Hollywood, star of stage and screen….on the saxophone, his majesty, the Big Man, Clarence Clemons….”

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