Story 1979-09-22 New York City, NY
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22.09.79 New York City, NY, intro to ‘The Promised Land’
‘‘How you doing tonight ? (cheers)….me too….I’d like to do this next song for….for John Hall and Graham Nash and Bonnie Raitt….Tom Campbell….all the musicians who, uh….had the conviction and the energy to, to put this together that we’re doing down here….and we’ll do this for Jackson Browne and….and that little boy (chuckles) ….(?)….’Promised Land’….”

22.09.79 New York City, NY, intro to ‘The River’
‘‘This is a song….this is new, this is called ‘The River’….this is for my mother and my sister….”

22.09.79 New York City, NY, intro to ‘Sherry Darling’
‘‘Ok, this is my big birthday party tonight, I’m….I’m officially….I’m officially over the fucking hill…..can’t trust myself any more…..so let me hear some party noises….(?) 30, you can do better than that….”

22.09.79 New York City, NY, middle of ‘Rosalita’
‘‘On the piano….Mr.E=MC2 ….Professor Roy Bittan….on the guitar, poet of the soul, master of rock and roll, Mr.Miami Steve Van Zandt…..on the bass guitar….his mother was a Tallent….his father was a Tallent….Mr.Garry W.Tallent…..on the drums…. representing everybody from North Jersey….the Mighty Max Weinberg….on the organ ….from the same town that gave you the Flemington Furs-commercial on television…. Mr.Daniel Federici…last but not least….king of the world….master of the universe….do I have to say his name ?….do I have to say those words ?….do I have to say his name ? ….his majesty, Clarence Big Man Clemons on the saxophone…..”

22.09.79 New York City, NY, middle of ‘Quarter to Three’
‘‘[Bruce pulls Lynn Goldsmith onstage.] My ex-girlfriend…..”

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