Story 1992-07-31 East Rutherford, NJ
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31.07.92 East Rutherford, NJ, intro to ”Better Days”
“Good evening, wild New Jerseyans (crowd cheers) …”

31.07.92 East Rutherford, NJ, intro to ”Lucky Town”
“Good evening, good evening, my friends (crowd cheers) are you feeling lucky out there? (crowd cheers) well, just how lucky are you feeling? (crowd cheers) let me think, did he have five shots or six shots left in that guitar?…”

31.07.92 East Rutherford, NJ, intro to ”Atlantic City”
“Lucky town, lucky town, lucky town…”

31.07.92 East Rutherford, NJ, intro to ”Spirit in the Night”
“Alright…how many of you folks been down to the show once already? (crowd cheers) this is the part where we go fishing a little bit, alright…we gotta look way back, way back in time (crowd cheers)…singers, come on down, give me a little help with this… alright, let´s roll the dice a little bit (chuckles)…”

31.07.92 East Rutherford, NJ, intro to ”57 Channels”
“You see American cities burning again…time for reaping what you sow…”

31.07.92 East Rutherford, NJ, intro to ”Leap of Faith”
“Are you ready for a love-in tonight? (crowd cheers) I´m gonna be a love preacher (?) or just a love god, if that feels better, alright… ´cause this is a song about love, it´s a song about faith, because where there´s faith, there´s hope, and where there´s hope, there´s sex (crowd cheers) all the good things, alright…let´s do it…”

31.07.92 East Rutherford, NJ, intro to ”Man´s Job” (following “Leap of Faith”)
“Thank you (?)…thanks for the ride (crowd cheers) come on, Bobby, let´s do it…”

31.07.92 East Rutherford, NJ, middle of ”Light of Day”
“Been driving one hundred miles, two hundred miles, three hundred miles, four hundred miles, five hundred miles, six hundred miles, seven hundred miles, ain´t got where I´m going, driving eight hundred miles, nine hundred miles, (?) eleven hundred miles, twelve hundred miles, thirteen hundred miles, still I ain´t got just where I´m going, going fifteen hundred miles, sixteen hundred miles, seventeen hundred miles, eighteen hundred miles…then we got a flat…and there I was…by the side of the road…it was real dark …I said it was real dark (crowd cheers) I said it was real dark (crowd cheers) and the wind started whistling through the trees (crowd whistles) and I could hear some killer cows off in the distance (crowd moos) then I heard the dogs barking (crowd barks) bears were roaring (crowd roars) and way off in the distance there was a rock´n´roll show (crowd cheers) there were people losing their minds (crowd cheers)…”

31.07.92 East Rutherford, NJ, intro to ”Prove It All Night”
“I´m gonna prove it all night for you (crowd cheers)…”

31.07.92 East Rutherford, NJ, intro to ”Darlington County”
“We made it all the way through the valley of death* down there, I can´t believe it (chuckles)…”
[perhaps a reference of Bruce and some band members going through the crowd in the front during “Glory Days.”]

31.07.92 East Rutherford, NJ, intro to ”Thunder Road”
“I wanna thank everybody for coming down to the show tonight, thank you (crowd cheers) it was a long time since I´ve been home and I wanna say that you´ve made, the audiences we´ve had here have been so fantastic and treated us with so much excitement and love, uh, I wanna thank all my old fans for hanging in there with me (crowd cheers) it´s a bumpy road (chuckles) but we all knew that (chuckles)…oh…yeah…alright…”

31.07.92 East Rutherford, NJ, intro to ”Born to Run”
“[the house lights come up] It´s about time I got to see you (crowd cheers) can´t go home without this one…”

31.07.92 East Rutherford, NJ, intro to ”Jersey Girl”
“Alright (crowd cheers) alright (crowd cheers) alright (crowd cheers) got a special one for the women out there tonight…”

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