Story 1993-05-17 Mannheim, Germany
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17.05.93 Mannheim, Germany, intro to “Adam Raised a Cain”
“Thank you…danke (crowd cheers)(says in German that this next song tells about fathers and sons)…”Adam Raised A Cain”…”

17.05.93 Mannheim, Germany, intro to “This Hard Land”
“Thank you…alright…this is a song, I guess, uh…I wrote it in the mid-80s, never put it out…about, uh…called “This Hard Land”…”

17.05.93 Mannheim, Germany, intro to “Better Days”
“(chuckles) Let´s try it like this: eins, zwei, eins, zwei, drei, vier [crowd counts along with Bruce]…”

17.05.93 Mannheim, Germany, intro to “Atlantic City”
“This is a song about…about running out of choices…”

17.05.93 Mannheim, Germany, intro to “Satan´s Jewel Crown”
“Thank you…give me some light, Ray…this is an old country gospel song…called “Satan´s Jewel Crown”…”

17.05.93 Mannheim, Germany, middle of “Light of Day”
“I´m driving thousands of miles to get here tonight…I´ve come a long, long way just to be here tonight…and I´m here tonight with a reason…I´m here tonight, I´ve got my purposes…I´ve got my reasons…I´ve got my meanings…I know you´re feeling downhearted…I know your spirit´s low…I know you´re tired…I know you´re depressed…I know you´re disillusioned…I know the world´s dragging you down…I know there´s 57 fucking channels and nothing on…and that´s why I´ve come…I´ve come to testify… I´ve come to bring a word…about something that brings… transcendence…healing…love…hope…faith…and increases your sexual desires now (crowd cheers) I said I (crowd cheers) I (crowd cheers) I (crowd cheers) I (crowd cheers) I (crowd cheers) I (crowd cheers) I (crowd cheers) I (crowd cheers) I (crowd cheers) I (crowd cheers) I (crowd cheers) I (crowd cheers) I (crowd cheers) I (crowd cheers) I (crowd cheers) I (crowd cheers) I´m just a prisoner…of rock´n´roll!…”

17.05.93 Mannheim, Germany, intro to “Thunder Road”
“Thank you, I´d like to, uh, take a second and thank everybody for coming down to the show tonight, thank you (crowd cheers) I´d like to also…thank all my German fans for their support (crowd cheers) danke, danke, danke…I´d like to say, uh, ich, ich liebe euch …”

17.05.93 Mannheim, Germany, intro to “Born to Run”
“Alright, this is for my old fans, here we go (crowd cheers)…”

17.05.93 Mannheim, Germany, intro to “Working on the Highway”
“Ich bin zu müde* (crowd cheers) ich bin zu müde (crowd cheers) come on, man, kick that thing!…”
[* I´m too tired”]

Compiled by : Johanna Pirttijärvi

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