Story 1988-06-19 Paris, France

19.06.88 Paris, France, intro to ´´All That Heaven Will Allow´´
´´Spring in Paris is beautiful (crowd cheers) yes, the weather….is so nice….when I´m home, I like to, when the weather is as beautiful as this….I like to take a walk and see if any of my old friends are around….hey!….bon soir, Clarence….hey, what do we got here? comment ca va?….que tu fait?….oh, Clarence est marie….yeah, what do you got, what do you got there? ah….this is, uh, foto du fils de Clarence….joli, joli (chuckles)….le bebe a un petit saxophone, a little saxophone (chuckles)….(Bruce asks Clarence in French if he wants to go out tonight, I´m guessing) let´s go then, how´s my French, alright? (chuckles)(crowd cheers) sing it, band, go on, boys….´´

19.06.88 Paris, France, intro to ´´I´m A Coward´´
´´Is there anybody alive out there tonight? (crowd cheers) can you feel the spirit out there tonight? (crowd cheers)….that´s good, that´s good….now what I wanna know are there any brave, courageous Frenchmen in the audience tonight? (crowd cheers) are there any strong Frenchmen out there tonight? (crowd cheers) are there any sweet, sexy….uh, French women out there tonight? (crowd cheers) let me hear you girls (crowd cheers) that´s good because I´ve got a confession I want to make, I want to tell you that, that I´m a brave man….that´s right….but I´m a coward when it comes to love…..´´

19.06.88 Paris, France, towards the end of ´´Dancing In The Dark´´
´´Sometimes I feel so lonely….I get so sad inside….that´s when I need a partner….come on, sugar….hit it, Big Man….hey, hey, baby….´´

19.06.88 Paris, France, middle of ´´Light Of Day´´
´´On the piano, Professor Roy Bittan….on the guitar, the great Nils Lofgren…..on the drums, the Mighty Max Weinberg….on the guitar and vocals, Miss Patti Scialfa….on the bass guitar, Mr.Garry W.Tallent….on the organ, Phantom Dan Federici…..back on the horns, from New Jersey, the Horns of Love…..and last but not least, that great Frenchman, Clarence ´Big Man´ Clemons on the saxophone….´´

19.06.88 Paris, France, intro to ´´Born To Run´´
´´This is, uh, an old song….I wrote when I was 24….I´d like to do this, uh, dedicate it to you ….wishing that you may all find the love, home and happiness that you search for….´´

19.06.88 Paris, France, intro to ´´Can´t Help Falling In Love With You´´
´´This is from my heart to your heart….´´

19.06.88 Paris, France, middle of ´´Raise Your Hand´´
´´Is there something you need? (crowd cheers) is there something you want? (crowd cheers) is there something that you´ve got to have? (crowd cheers) then show a little guts and just raise your hand….´´

19.06.88 Paris, France, intro to ´´Twist And Shout´´
´´Alright, one more time for Paris….´´

Compiled by : Johanna Pirttijärvi

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