Story 1993-06-26 New York City, NY

26.06.93 New York City, NY, intro to ´This Hard Land´
´´Thank you, thanks so much….it´s good to see you, I wanna thank everybody for coming out here tonight….we´re here tonight for the Kristen Ann Car Fund….Kristen Ann was my good friend and the daughter of my good friends´….who, uh, who died recently from the sarcoma cancer, that not that much is known about, we´re here tonight, we´re gonna be raising some funds so we can hire a doctor to study that thing full-time….I wanna thank you all for your help and tonight is not so much a….we´re here not to mourn her loss but to celebrate her memory so….and all those who are out there tonight and out there struggling against this disease….every day….this is a song that I….I don´t know, think we´ll kick things off (?)….”

26.06.93 New York City, NY, intro to ´Atlantic City´
´´Thank you, this is uh….this is a song about your options getting thin….how you never really know what you´re capable of….as long as you´re comfortable….a song about slipping over to the other side….”

26.06.93 New York City, NY, intro to ´Many Rivers to Cross´
´´Thanks, got a….got a….Kristen….she was kind of, I knew her since she was a little girl, see her at all the shows and everything, she used to kind of see me around (?) start talking about pop music, she´d sort of….try to turn me onto everything that was kind of….didn´t have any grey hairs coming in yet (chuckles) and uh, she had a, she had a fellow that whenever she´d talked about she´d get all flustered and I was kind of like the old dog around the house but I´d like to bring out a special guest who flew all the way from England just to be here tonight, a good friend of mine, Mr.Terence Trent D´Arby….gonna help me sing this one….”

26.06.93 New York City, NY, intro to ´My Hometown´
´´Terence Trent D´Arby….he´s gonna be back later on…..the magic man….”

26.06.93 New York City, NY, middle of ´Roll of the Dice´
´´Bring it down, Zak….that´s right….that´s good….we get way, way down now….give it to me once more (drumming)….ladies and gentlemen, I´m so glad to be here tonight….I´m so glad to be in the greatest city in the world tonight….but I´m here tonight with a purpose…. I´m here tonight for a reason….because I´ve traveled around the world….and I´ve kissed all kinds of girls….but not lately….there´s only thing that I found out that´s true….there´s only one thing that I know is real….that´s real like it can make a difference in your life…. that´s something you can count on…..something you can run from and you can hide and you can (?) and you can read and you can dance but you´re gonna have to confront it someday….something that can bring a change to you….there´s only one thing I know…. and like my great hero Solomon Burke once said….Everybody needs somebody….”

26.06.93 New York City, NY, intro to ´Light of Day´
´´Terence Trent D´Arby….need I remind some of you rude motherfuckers that everybody onstage is my guest ? (referring to the fact that D´Arby got booed earlier)….
(….) I drove thousands of miles just to get here tonight….we´ve been around the world two times as we get here tonight… I know you´re downhearted….”

26.06.93 New York City, NY, end of ´Glory Days´
´´You can´t take no more….you can´t take no more….oh no….you´re too fucking old, you can´t take no more….”

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