Story 1992-08-02 East Rutherford, NJ
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02.08.92 Meadowlands, NJ, intro to ´Spirit in the Night´
´´How you doing tonight ? (cheers)(?)….alright….here´s a song I wrote when I was but a lad….”

02.08.92 Meadowlands, NJ, intro to ´57 Channels´
´´1992….you see American cities in flames again….you reap what you sow….”

02.08.92 Meadowlands, NJ, intro to ´My Hometown´
´´Thank you….this is uh….this is a song I´m gonna do for all the moms and pops out there tonight….and….I got a….I´m a big daddy now so (chuckles)(?)….when you have those kids, it´s funny, you know…they´re kind of a insurance against too much, you can´t really afford to despair…..or too much cynicism….so, uh….they make you wanna strong for ´em so I´m gonna do this for you tonight from, uh….from my kids to, uh, your kids….”

02.08.92 Meadowlands, NJ, intro to ´Leap of Faith´
´´Thank you….thank you….alright….I gotta take a pause for a moment because I gotta announce that we got a sponsor here tonight…..that´s right, we got a sponsor….I ain´t gonna try to sell you no sneakers, ain´t gonna try to sell you no soda pop, I´m not gonna try and sell you no beer, there are a few items out in the hall during intermission but I´m not gonna mention those right now either because tonight our sponsor is (crowd: ´Love´) that´s right, it´s love…..now, who´s been stomped into the ground, (?) had a, a knife pierced through their heart, had their pride stripped away, been humiliated, been trashed by love out there ? (cheers) but you keep coming back….that takes faith, to have some faith, you gotta have hope and where there´s hope, there´s sex….so this next song is about love, hope, faith, sex, my own personal sexual practises disguised only in thinly veiled imagery so what are waiting for ?….”

02.08.92 Meadowlands, NJ, end of ´Roll of the Dice´
´´We´re gonna take a short break and we´re gonna be right back with some more rock´n´ soul entertainment so we´ll see you in a little while, save your energy ´cause you´re gonna need it real soon, see you in a little while….”

02.08.92 Meadowlands, NJ, intro to ´Book of Dreams´
´´Here´s a wedding song…..”

02.08.92 Meadowlands, NJ, middle of ´Light of Day´
´´Are you feeling lucky today ?….just how lucky are you feeling ?…I know what you´re thinking….´Did he fire five shots or six shots with that guitar ?´….well, just how lucky are you feeling ?….”

02.08.92 Meadowlands, NJ, intro to ´Darlington County´
´´(?)….get the boy out of Jersey, you can´t take the Jersey out of the boy….”

02.08.92 Meadowlands, NJ, intro to ´Thunder Road´
´´Thank you, thanks so much, I wanna thank everybody for coming down to the show tonight, thank you very much….(?) I´ve been away a long time and wanna tell you the shows we´ve been doing here been just, the audiences´ve been so fantastic and uh….I haven´t been home in a long time and I wanna thank you for, uh, such a, uh, I gotta, I wanna thank you for your long, long, lasting, longtime support, thanks a lot…..”

02.08.92 Meadowlands, NJ, intro to ´Jersey Girl´
´´Tomorrow´s Monday….you guys (?) go to work ?….uh, we got a bonus track tonight, a bonus track….bring my guitar back….this is the great state of New Jersey, am I right ? (cheers) this is the great state of New Jersey, right ? (cheers) there must be some Jersey girls out there…..alright, ladies´ choice, grab your girlfriends….”

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