Story 1992-06-21 Milan, Italy

21.06.92 Milan, Italy, intro to ´If I Should Fall Behind´
´´Grazie….ciao….Milano (cheers) Roma (cheers) Torino (cheers) Genoa (cheers) everybody´s from every place, I see….this is uh….this is a song about learning how to walk a way you never knew how to walk before….uh….let me see (speaks Italian)….”

21.06.92 Milan, Italy, intro to ´57 Channels´
´´A lot of violence in America right now….the society has split apart, a month ago I could ….look out over Los Angeles and see thousands and thousands of fires….burning…. without some economic justice you can´t expect any peace…..from the politicians you hear the same….the same old thing…. ”

21.06.92 Milan, Italy, intro to ´My Hometown´
´´Thank you, grazie….this is uh….since, uh…..I wrote this song back in 1983 (some people in the crowd: ´Oh´) I was, uh (chuckles) oh, that´s a long time ago (chuckles) this is one of the new ones too, it´s like (chuckles) it´s like….I wrote this song, uh….I guess it was me sort of remembering what it was like in my small town with my father and…..and uh, oh, today, today´s Father´s Day, is it Father´s Day here ? no ? (?) Father´s Day (chuckles) but uh, then imagining what it would be like with me as a father and… now I have….una bella bambina….un bello bambino (imitates a baby crying)(chuckles)….but it´s good, it´s good, uh, belissimo…..this is a song kind of thinking about the legacy that, uh, we leave to our children, the kind of world that we are building for them and what we could do about it, the part that we could take, as last night, I would like to, uh, make it from my….my children to your children and from my hometown to your hometown, wishing that God bless….”

21.06.92 Milan, Italy, intro to ´Real Man´
´´I gotta change my boots, they´re killing me (long pause) my feet were killing me…. feeling like a real man now….”

21.06.92 Milan, Italy, intro to ´Thunder Road´ (following ´Real Man´)
´´Elvis has left the building….(crowd yells for ´Thunder Road´)…..I cannot refuse….”

21.06.92 Milan, Italy, intro to ´Glory Days´
´´(crowd yells for ´Born to Run´)….You think you´re ready for that, you see (?)….”

21.06.92 Milan, Italy, intro to ´Born to Run´
´´Solo por Italia….”

Compiled by : Johanna Pirttijärvi

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