Story 1993-04-24 Gent, Belgium
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24.04.93 Gent, Belgium, intro to ‘Mansion on the Hill’:
”Thank you….when I was a little boy, there was , uh…..this big house on this hill outside of town that used to hold some….like, fascination for me and my dad….”

24.04.93 Gent, Belgium, intro to ‘This Hard Land’:
”Thank you….here’s a song I wrote, uh…it was in the mid-80’s….and uh….never put it on a record, it was….I left it unrecorded, it was kind of a mistake, I should, I should’ve recorded it sometime….but uh….I guess this is kind of a song about feeling young, you know, like anything’s possible….so…gonna do this for all my younger brothers and sisters out there (cheers)…this is called ‘This Hard Land’….”

24.04.93 Gent, Belgium, intro to ‘Atlantic City’:
”Thank you….this is uh….this is a song about running out of choices….”

24.04.93 Gent, Belgium, intro to ‘Viva Las Vegas’:
”Ah, yes (cheers)…well, alright, we’ll do something different…ah (?)…this is a song, uh, that come out on, uh….benefit record we did over here, I don’t know, originally done by the great Elvis Presley (cheers)…gonna take you to that gambling, rambling town (?) got, ladies and gentlemen….”

24.04.93 Gent, Belgium, intro to ‘Thunder Road’:
”I’d like to just…..take a moment , thank everybody for coming down to the shows we done here , thank you very much (cheers)….haven´t been back in a while, I wanna thank you for, uh…..the wonderful reception you gave us, couldn’t have been better, you’re a great audience (chuckles)(cheers)…..and…..I’d also like to take a minute and thank you for the support that you’ve given my music over the years, it means a lot to me and I appreciate it, thank you (cheers)….”

24.04.93 Gent, Belgium, middle of ´Light of Day´
´´We drove thousands of miles just to be here tonight….I´m here tonight because I´ve got to make a testament….I´ve got to bring witness to something….I came here to tell you….I came here to let you know….I came here to testify tonight as I´m standing here right in front of you ….there´s just one thing I´ve got to say….there´s just one thing that I need to tell you….what I want you to know is I….I….I….I….I….I….I….I….I´m just a prisoner….of rock and roll !….´´

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