Story 1992-12-08 Philadelphia, PA
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08.12.92 Philadelphia, PA, intro to ‘Growin’Up’:
”Thank you….how you doin’tonight ? …..now (?)….in the city….there I was…..the woods were dark…..it was very scary……sounds, spooky sounds coming from all over the place (crowd ‘brooces’)…..I was a teenage weerwolf (chuckles)…..”

08.12.92 Philadelphia, PA, after ‘Living Proof’:
”Thank you….I gotta make a pit stop, I’ll be right back, Roy’s gonna entertain you with some New Orleans style piano…..(after some rocking instrumental, Bruce comes and sings:) I’m gonna rock, I’m gonna rock all night long……baby till comes the dawn….”

08.12.92 Philadelphia, PA, after ‘Roll of the Dice’:
”We’re just warming up and getting started now…..we’re gonna take a short break….
we’re gonna go backstage, get on the treadmill, lift a few weights, box a few rounds… then we’re gonna be back with some rock’n’soul entertainment for you….”

08.12.92 Philadelphia, PA, intro to ‘Glory Days’:
‘‘Alright, we’re gonna do this next tune, one of my favourites, aah…..with the assistance of some of my cousins from North Carolina….so here we go, let’s do it….”

08.12.92 Philadelphia, PA, intro to ‘Thunder Road’:
”Thank you…..I wanna thank everybody for coming down to the shows we’ve done here in Philly, thank you…..I was telling the folks last night I’ve been coming here a long time and….and the kinda reception I’ve been getting since I came here as a lad has always been….a source of inspiration to me and I wanna thank youse all (cheers)….all my fans in Philadelphia, young and old, thanks for your support , thanks for sticking with us (cheers and ‘broocing’)….”

08.12.92 Philadelphia, PA, intro to ‘Born to Run’:
”Thank you…..it’s getting late but we can’t send you home without this one, here we go….”

08.12.92 Philadelphia, PA, intro to ‘Jersey Girl’:
”Thank you…..I’m gonna do this one (?), haven’t been doing this one too much but…. haven’t done it in a while but I think I remember…..I’m gonna do it tonight for my sister’s birthday…..and uh….she’s uh…..I just love you a lot, Ginny , this is for (?) Jersey girls….”

08.12.92 Philadelphia, PA, middle of ‘Santa Claus is Coming to Town’:
”It’s just around the corner…..(?) all the great things you got…..big turkey, mashed potatoes….cranberry sauce….you get those presents….ah, you get, oh you get Santa Claus….I see Santa….Santa !…..oh , here comes Santa…..straight from the North Pole
(?)…..oh…..oh, no…..he’s bringing….my relatives…..aah….geez….oh, no….oh my God, my Aunt Dora…..oh no…..oh Jeesus, my Aunt Edie….oh yeah…..here we go….
(…..) One more time for the fat guy in the red suit…..”

08.12.92 Philadelphia, PA, middle of ´Light of Day´
´´I came thousands and thousands of miles just to get here tonight….I came halfway around the world and back just to be here tonight….I came via Sweden, via France, via Italy, via Rome, via London, England to get here tonight….via New York City, via the great state of New Jersey just to get here tonight….just to make it here to Philadelphia tonight….I didn´t come here for no cheesesteak….I didn´t come here to see the Liberty Bell….I came here for just one reason….´cause I know you´re downhearted….I know you´re disappointed….I know you´re feeling defeated….I know you´re depressed….I know there´s 57 fucking channels and nothing on….and I´m here tonight because I….I….I….I….I….I….I´m just a prisoner….of rock and roll !….´´

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