Story 1993-04-15 Sheffield, England
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15.04.93 Sheffield, England, intro to ´Adam Raised a Cain´
´´Thank you….here´s a song about, uh….fathers and sons….”

15.04.93 Sheffield, England, intro to ´This Hard Land´
´´Thank you, thank you….let me see who´s out there tonight….yeah….(chuckles) this is uh (some guys do a football chant) a little early for that kind of behavior now (chuckles)…. this is a, uh, song I wrote quite a while back and I never put it on a record….but I got a feeling that it´s out there somewhere (chuckles) so, uh….I´m gonna do this one for the fanatics out there, this is a song called ´This Hard Land´….”

15.04.93 Sheffield, England, intro to ´57 Channels´
´´Down in lucky town….everybody´s waiting….L.A. burning….”

15.04.93 Sheffield, England, intro to ´Leap of Faith´
´´(Bruce´s mike breaks down during ´My Hometown´ and he starts playing some jazzy riff on his guitar) Breaktime….oh, oh, well, it´s working now, alright (chuckles) damn, I almost forced to improvise there for a minute, shit, goddamn (chuckles) good Lord…..”

15.04.93 Sheffield, England, middle of ´Light of Day´
´´I drove thousands of miles just to get here tonight….thousands and thousands of miles just to get here tonight….and I´m here tonight with one reason….I´m here tonight with one thing in mind….I´m here tonight with a purpose….I know you´re downhearted….I know you´re feeling low….I know you´re depressed….I know you´re disillusioned….I know there´s 57 fucking channels and nothing on….and I´m here tonight because there´s one thing I´ve got to know….there´s one answer that you´ve got to give me….and what I wanna know is….what I wanna know is…..what I need to know is….what I came here to find out is….I….I….I….I….I….I….I….what I wanna know is….are there any English people alive out there ? (cheers)….”

15.04.93 Sheffield, England, intro to ´Glory Days´
´´Step back now, there´s a man, he´s got a job to do, goddammit….”

15.04.93 Sheffield, England, intro to ´Thunder Road´
´´Thank you….(?)….oh, I wanna….stop for a second and thank everybody for coming down to the show tonight….thank you very much, I appreciate it (coughs)….wo ! damn…. this is a….I wanna take a second and thank, uh, thank all my English fans, thank my British fans, thank you….first came here, oh (coughs) wo ! if I fall over, somebody pick me up (chuckles)(coughs) first came here in ´75 and uh….oh, it was scary being so far from home at the time but uh….at that time and since I´ve came, the reception I´ve gotten here (?) it´s never been less than wonderful and I want to let you know that I….(?)…. without getting too schlocky about it, I just wanna say, uh, I appreciate your support over these years, it´s real satisfying to be able to come back almost 20 years later and see all your faces out there so I just wanna say thanks a lot….”

15.04.93 Sheffield, England, intro to ´Working on the Highway´
´´No, man, we got to go now….see, if I leave right now, there´s a Colonel Sanders across from my hotel and I´m gonna just catch it open if I, but I gotta go right now….if I don´t go now, I´m gonna miss it, man….go on (chuckles) one for the road, here we go….come on, Zak, a one, a two, hurry up, man (Bruce´s voice cracks)(chuckles)….”

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