Story 1977-03-14 Poughkeepsie, NY
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14.03.77 Poughkeepsie, NY, middle of ´Backstreets´
´´Just me and you, baby….just me and you, girl….we were gonna steal away….we were gonna slip away….(?)….I remember this guy´d abandoned this car….in this field about two or three miles outside of town and I remember we used to check out there, it was about three or four hundred feet off the tracks…..on the outside the car was all stripped down but the inside was still alright…..and I remember riding back….way down….way down by the railroad tracks…..oh, in the backseat, in the backseat, in the backseat of that old Cadillac….baby, take me riding in back…..oh, take me riding in back…..in the backseat, oh, in the backseat, oh, in the backseat and the world´d spin around and round and round, oh, and down and down and down and down…..I remember (?) this old farmhouse about a half a mile up the road and one night the kids set it on fire, they had these machines down there, they had these engines down there (?)….and I remember you promised (?)…..and we sat on the hood of the car and watched, watched the fire (?) and I remember you promised, we watched it rushing towards us, rushing towards the field, rushing across the field, rushing across the field, rushing across the field, rushing across the field and I remember you promised….and I remember….baby, that you lied….baby, that you lied….oh, your pretty li-li-li-lies….your pretty li-li-li-lies….all your pretty li-li-li-lies…..all your pretty li-li-li-lies….(?)….(?) I was wishing that God would send some angels to blow this whole town right into the sea….I was just wishing that God would send some angels to blow this whole town right into the sea….I was just wishing that God would send some angels to blow it all away….just blow it all away….I was just wishing that God would send some angels to blow this whole damn town right into the sea…..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 ´cause you promised…..oh, oh, oh…..´cause you promised…..because YOU LIED…YOU LIED….YOU LIED….´´

14.03.77 Poughkeepsie, NY, middle of ´Rosalita´
´´To the far left of the stage….on the piano….a warm round of Poughkeepsie applause for Professor Roy Bittan….play it, Roy (Roy plays)….next….on the guitar….(?) Miami Steve Van Zandt….play it, Steve (Steve plays)….on the bass guitar, Mr.Garry W. Tallent….on the drums, the Mighty Max…..on the organ, Phantom Dan Federici….all the way in the back, from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the Miami Horns….are you prepared ? (cheers) are you prepared ? (cheers) are you ready for the king of the world ? (cheers) are you ready for the master of the universe ? (cheers) are you ready for Mr.Hollywood ? (cheers) are you ready for his majesty, the Big Man Clarence Clemons ? (cheers)….´´

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