Story 1978-11-25 St. Louis, MO
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25.11.78 St.Louis, MO, intro to ‘Independence Day’
‘‘You’re gonna hurt yourself (chuckles)….we’ll do that for you later, I promise (chuckles) …relax, we got a long time to work….now, this is uh….this is a song I originally wrote for the Darkness on the Edge of Town album, it’s uh…..I guess it’s sort of a new song, it’s gonna be on the next album……there will be a next album (chuckles)….this is called….. ´Independence Day’….”

25.11.78 St.Louis, MO, intro to ‘Racing in the Street’
´´Where you from ?….where ?…New York, that figures…..here’s ‘Racing in the Street´…”

25.11.78 St.Louis, MO, intro to ‘For You’
´´(?) (chuckles)…..this is for my friends from New York City…this is ‘For You’….

25.11.78 St.Louis, MO, middle of ´Backstreets´
´´Hey there little girl…..it´s good to see you back again….and baby, you´re still looking fine….it´s been such a long, long time….baby, I remember you…..baby, I remember you and I know….you remember me too…..we used to hitchhike outside of town….and in the middle of that old field, they had an abandoned Cadillac….baby´d take me riding in back ….baby´d take me riding in back….little girl, take me riding in back…..on the inside….way on the inside…..way on the inside…..down and down we´d go….and on the outside…..hear the sirens cry down the street…..and on the inside, down and down and down we´d go…. on the outside…..the rain falling….I hear someone calling to me….somebody…..calling to me….oh, oh, calling me…..on the inside now….down and down…..on the inside…..I wanna live….on the inside….I wanna love….on the inside….oh, I wanna live….on the inside…. baby, I wanna love…..let me love you tonight…..let me love you…..on the inside…..I promised that I´d drive all night…..just to buy you some shoes…..and to taste your tender charms…..to hold you in my arms…..and I remember back then you promised…..that you´d never leave without me….you promised you´d never leave without me…..on the inside, you promised you´d never leave without me…..and like everything else back then, you promised….and you lied….you lied….you lied…..baby, you lied….and now you´re back….and I wanna….I wanna…..and I wanna know why…..(?)….and I wanna know why …..I wanna know why…..we can´t…..I wanna know why….we gotta stop….I gotta stop….I have to stop…..why we have to stop, stop, stop, stop, stop, stop, stop, stop, STOP….. ”

25.11.78 St.Louis, MO, intro to ‘Born to Run’
´´I wanna thank everybody , thank you all for coming down to the show tonight ….(?)…. and I’d like to thank all the folks who came the last time we were here (?)….anybody new here ? (cheers)….alright….here’s to you….”

25.11.78 St.Louis, MO, middle of ‘Detroit Medley’
´´We got a…..very serious announcement to make here….hall manager , just spoke to him tonight, asked me to announce that please….if there’s anybody in the hall tonight ….that has a weak stomach or….a weak heart, please stop into the lobby….. during the next section of this song….´cause it might be dangerous to your health….”

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