Story 1998-03-02 Pittsburgh, PA
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02.03.98 Pittsburgh, PA, intro to ´Talking to the King´
´´We´d like to bring up a young man right now, ladies and gentlemen, who makes his home right here in Pittsburg and I do mean a young man….you´ve heard of Joe Grushecky, give a warm welcome to Johnny ´Big Beat´ Grushecky….´´

02.03.98 Pittsburgh, PA, intro to ´What Did You Do In The War ?´
´´Johnny ´Big Beat´ Grushecky right there on the drums…..(?)….(?) those child labor laws ….´´

02.03.98 Pittsburgh, PA, intro to ´Homestead´
´´(Joe Grushecky: ´Hey, uh, did we mention we have Bruce Springsteen with us tonight ?´) (cheers) Nice to be in Pittsburg !….(Joe: ´He was just driving through and he decided to stop´) I was, uh, planning on coming out this way too…..(Joe: ´Send this out to my brother John´)….´´

02.03.98 Pittsburgh, PA, intro to ´Labor of Love´
´´(Joe: ´I´ll send this out to (?)…my girls….hey, how about Johnny ? (cheers)´) He´s got a fine career in front of him….´´

02.03.98 Pittsburgh, PA, intro to ´Idiot´s Delight´
´´(Joe: ´Now, here´s to you, thanks for coming out tonight, we appreciate it (crowd starts chanting ´Joey´) no, no, I gotta cut this short, I gotta go to work tomorrow´)….I gotta drive eight fucking hours back to New Jersey tonight !….´´

02.03.98 Pittsburgh, PA, middle of ´Light of Day´
´´Wait a minute now, boys…..I´m gonna say something and after I say something, I wanna hear a ´woo !´….are you ready ? (crowd: ´Woo !´) I´m driving 100 miles (crowd: ´Woo !´) 200 miles (crowd: ´Woo !´) 300 miles (crowd: ´Woo !´) 400 miles (crowd: ´Woo !´) 500 miles (crowd: ´Woo !´) 600 miles (crowd: ´Woo !´) 700 miles (crowd: ´Woo !´) 800 miles (crowd: ´Woo !´) 900 miles (crowd: ´Woo !´) 1,000 miles (crowd: ´Woo !´) 2,000 miles (crowd: ´Woo !´) eight fucking hours (crowd: ´Woo !´) back to New Jersey (crowd: ´Woo !´) I got thrown out of work on the Kokomo…..´´

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