Story 1981-05-29 London, England
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29.05.81 London, England, intro to ‘Johnny Bye Bye’:
”This is uh….first I’d like, I’d like to apologise for us having to cancel out on (?)…. we were supposed to come….and….and uh…..this is, it’s a big night ‘cause last time I was in London……uh…..it changed a lot (?) the way I thought ‘bout things and…. here´s another song…..this is another song about fathers and sons, this is a song for Elvis….”

29.05.81 London, England, intro to ‘Stolen Car’:
”We’re gonna do that one, we’re gonna do that one later on, I promise you, I promise you…..this is…..there´s a Marvin Gaye song…..and it says…..’It takes one to dream but it takes two to make a dream come true’ (cheers)….and uh…..it seems like if you miss that, you miss….you miss everything….this is a song….’bout missing it…..here’s that ‘Stolen Car’, I need a little quiet for this song, thank you…..”

29.05.81 London, England, middle of ‘Rosalita’:
”And now….we got a galaxy…of superstars right up here on stage, baby….(?)…..over to the far left of the stage…..a man, people throw ‘round a word ‘genius’, they throw ‘round a word…..’unbelievable’, ‘inimitable’….a great humanitarian, a great vetenarian….behind the speaker, Mr. Bubba G…..my spiritual and mental advisor….. thank you for my peace of mind…..on the piano, Professor Roy Bittan (cheers)…. on the guitar…..from Asbury Park, New Jersey…..Miami Steve Van Zandt (cheers)…. on the bass, Mr. Garry W.Tallent (cheers)….on the drums the Mighty Max Weinberg (cheers)….on the organ, from Flemington, New Jersey (cheers)…..have you ever been to Flemington , baby ?….no ? ….well, this man was born there…..Phantom Dan Federici (cheers)….and last….but , oh, not least…..I don’t have to tell you whom I’m gonna introduce now….let me say….the leader of the community…..let me say….around home we like to call him….the king of the world ….the master of the universe…..the prince of the city….the emperor of all things…..the Duke of Paducah……it ain’t no bird….it ain’t no plane……it’s…..it’s….it’s….it’s….Spotlight on the Big Man !……”

Compiled by : Johanna Pirttijärvi

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