Story 1978-09-13 Springfield, MA
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13.09.78 Springfield, MA, intro to ´Heartbreak Hotel´
´´This song was written in 1955 by a lady by the name of Mae Axton….it´s about, uh…. feeling so lonely you could die….”

13.09.78 Springfield, MA, intro to ´Factory´
´´My father, he worked….in this little town called Freehold, New Jersey, where I grew up…. he worked in this plastics factory….if he forgot his lunch, my mother used to have me bring it down to him, I remember….I remember I´d go in, he´d be standing there in front of machines and….and I wrote this song for him….down at the end of lonely street…..”

13.09.78 Springfield, MA, intro to ´Prove It All Night´
´´Here´s one for you guys in the back there…..I just wanna know….are you ready to prove it all night ?….”

13.09.78 Springfield, MA, intro to ´Racing in the Street´
´´Alright….this is for Abby….Max´s sister who got her first car yesterday….only described as her mother´s blue Ford….´Racing in the Street´….”

13.09.78 Springfield, MA, intro to ´Sandy´
´´Somebody sent this backstage, this is for….for….Mr.Jim ´Animal´ Quinn, are you out (chuckles) if you´re out there….Mr.Kevin ´Cracko´ Warner (chuckles)(?), Mr. Mike ´Wheels´ Ford (chuckles)…and Mr.Bob ´Boss´ (?) alright (chuckles)…here´s, here´s an end of the summer song for you guys….I´ll use this every night, alright….that must´ve took a long time to write that good on a towel (chuckles) very real (chuckles)….(?) from Asbury Park with love….”

13.09.78 Springfield, MA, intro to ´Backstreets´
´´This is to Margie from Lou, dedication (chuckles)….(?)….
(….) Hello, baby….it´s good to see you back again….little girl, I remember you….baby, I remember you….standing on the corner of Richmond Avenue…..and I know, I know you remember me too….girl, I know you remember me too….back when….I swore I´d drive all night….baby, I´d drive all night….baby, I´d drive all night….just to buy you some shoes, just to taste your tender charms, just to have you hold me in your arms…..for just one look….just one look….just one look…..from your sad eyes….you had such lonely sad eyes….and they cried all night long….la, la, la, la, all night long….little girl, they cried all night long….la, la, la, la, all night long….little girl, they cried all night long….la, la, la, la, all night long….say…. little girl, they cried all night long….la, la, la, la, all night long…..little girl, they cried all night long….la, la, la, la, all night long…..little girl, they cried all night long….la, la, la, la, all night long…..la, la, la, la, all night long….la, la, la, la, all night long….(?)….hey little girl….(?)…. baby, I think it´s time we stopped….it´s time we stopped….little girl, it´s time we stopped ….it´s time we stopped….oh, it´s time we stopped…..it´s time we stopped….little girl, little girl, little girl, little girl, we´ve got to STOP !….”

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