Story 1981-08-07 Largo, MD
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07.08.81 Largo, MD, intro to ´Johnny Bye Bye´
´´This is….this is a song I started to write about three years ago….and I finished it in Europe, uh….there´s certain things that….that everybody seems to mark their, mark their lives by…I can remember where I was when I….when somebody called me up on the phone and told me that Elvis Presley had died….so….here´s a song, this is a song for Elvis, this is called ´Bye Bye Johnny´….”

07.08.81 Largo, MD, intro to ´Two Hearts´
‘‘I remember….I used to…..watch my old man sit by himself every night in the kitchen ….and I never remember him having any, any friends come by the house….or anybody that he could talk to when I was growing up and we couldn’t talk to each other at the time….and it just seemed like he turned….turned into a ghost sitting there every night …..but….it’s like….when you write a song….if you keep it up in your room or if I just, when I sit sometimes and try to write, that song ain’t any good until somebody hears it, till you bring it out….so….that makes two hearts better than one…..”

07.08.81 Largo, MD, middle of ´Rosalita´
´´Ladies and gentlemen….on the piano….let me hear a warm round of applause for Professor Roy Bittan….on the guitar, Mr.Miami Steve Van Zandt….on the bass, Mr.Garry W.Tallent…. on the drums, the Mighty Max Weinberg….on the organ, Phantom Dan Federici….and last but not least (cheers) I know, it´s kind of exciting….I´m gonna introduce to you a man, he´s known as the king of the world, he´s known as the master of the universe, he´s a great humanitarian, a great vetenarian, a great vegetarian, I mean a close personal friend of mine, gimme a C…L…A….R….E….N….C….E, what´s that spell ?….what´s that spell ?….what´s that spell ?….Spotlight on the Big Man…..”

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