Story 1988-10-15 Buenos Aires, Argentina
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15.10.88 Buenos Aires, Argentina, intro to ‘My Hometown’
”As a child….music….filled me with….many dreams…..(?) de vida…..(?) de amore…. (?) de potencial humano….(?) de sexo…..but most of all, uh…..(?) de liberta….we are here tonight …..in the hopes of…..creating a world ….without torture , without disappearances….(?) Pinochet….without leaders who govern…..with the blood of their people on their hands…. traveling around the world on this tour…..I understood that though we lead different lives…. at night….when we…..go home to our families….we dream the same dreams…as one American to another ….let us dream and act together towards a world….without oppression ….where the human spirit sings….as the voice of Argentina sings tonight….gracias….”

15.10.88 Buenos Aires, Argentina, intro to ‘Raise Your Hand’
´´Is there anybody alive out there tonight ? (cheers)….is there anybody that can feel the living, breathing spirit in their souls out there tonight ? (cheers)….then go on and raise your hand one time….
(….) Before I go, there’s one last thing I got to know….is there something you want ? (cheers)…is there something you need ? (cheers)….well, if there’s something you want and there’s something you need and you wanna make a difference, you gotta show a little guts out there and just raise your hand…..”

15.10.88 Buenos Aires, Argentina, intro to ‘Twist and Shout’
´´Gracias….muchos gracias….oh….this is, uh…..this is the last night of our tour….. I just wanna take this time to thank…..thank the members of our crew…..who have done….an impossible job….we couldn’t have…..couldn’t have made all this real without them….. thank you, production…..I’d like to thank…..Jack Healy…..where are you, handsome ?…..I’d like to thank ….Tracy…..and Sting and Peter Gabriel…..Youssou N’Dour…..come on….yeah….. aah! ….alright, Jack Healy, president of Amnesty U.S.A….I’d like to thank them for their, uh….. inspiration, I’ve learned a lot about music and commitment…..and I’d like to thank them for assisting me in my wardrobe throughout the tour (chuckles)….Tracy and Youssou !….alright, well…..all I gotta say is…..(singing/talking:) I wanna see your hands now….I wanna see you shake your hands now….we’ve been all around the world, we’ve been to places, we’ve played for people we ain’t even seen before, yeah….we went to England, we went to France, we went to Italy, we went to Spain, we went to India, we went to Africa, we went to South America….we went to Philadelphia, now…..and I want you to know….yeah, I want you to know now…..that there’s one last thing we got to say before we go home….uno, dos, tres, quatro……”

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