Story 1999-06-17 Bremen, Germany
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17.06.99 Bremen, Germany, middle of ´Tenth Avenue Freeze Out´
‘‘Let´s see who´s on 10th Avenue tonight….I think I see the Professor, play it for me, Roy (Roy plays)….come on, man….that´s right, play it, Steve (Steve plays) Steve Van Zandt on the guitar….the most educated man in rock and roll, Professor Roy Bittan on the piano…. let´s see who else is back there, come on Garry (Garry plays a bit of ´We Gotta Get Out of This Place´) Mr.Garry Tallent on the bass….come on Max (Max plays)(chuckles) Mighty Max Weinberg, the Minister of the big beat, on the drums….now, come on, Nils (Nils plays) Nils Lofgren on the guitar….I feel a spirit….I feel a spirit….I feel a spirit….(?)….come on, Danny (Danny plays) Danny Federici on the organ….let the girls say ´Yeah´, the boys says ´Boo´ (chuckles) that reminds me….that reminds me….brunettes is fine, blondes is fun but when it comes to getting a dirty job done, I need a (crowd : ‘Red headed woman’) oh, wait for me now (crowd : ‘Red headed woman’) oh, come on now, get it (crowd : ‘Red headed woman’) oh, yes I need it now (crowd : ‘Red headed woman’) oh, just a little bit (crowd : ‘Red headed woman’) yeah, in the midnight hour (crowd : ‘Red headed woman’) oh, in the morning now (crowd : ‘Red headed woman’) yeah now I´m looking for a (crowd : ‘Red headed woman’) oh, man, I got to find a (crowd : ‘Red headed woman’) yeah man, I´m searching for a (crowd : ‘Red headed woman’) oh, man, I got to find a (crowd : ‘Red headed woman’)(Patti sings a bit of ´Rumble Doll’) Miss Patti Scialfa on the vocals and guitar….I gotta testify by my love….(chuckles) oh, just about it, I guess, I guess that´s everybody, you know….no ?….habe Ich jemand vergessen ?….habe Ich jemand vergessen ?….wem ?….wem ?….wem ?….wem ?…say who ?….say who ?….say who ?….say who ?….say who ?….say who ?….say who ?….say who ?….say who ?….say who ?….say who ?….say who ?….”

17.06.99 Bremen, Germany, middle of ´Light of Day´
‘‘Bremen !….but everywhere I’ve gone, I’ve seen people lost in confusion…I´ve seen people lost in the wilderness….I´ve seen people lost in bitterness….I´ve seen people lost in loneliness….I´ve seen people giving up to fatalism, lost in cynicism, I´ve seen people downhearted, disgusted, dispossessed, disspirited, they´ve been analyzed, downsized, stigmatised, fractionalised, factionalised, retropsychedelicized but I´m here tonight to let you know that we´re on a search-and-rescue mission….we´re coming to get you…..we´re coming to get you….if your soul, if your soul, if your soul has bad credit, it´s good here….if your heart´s running on empty, we´re gonna fill it up….if your spirit´s bankrupt, we´re gonna lift that debt up off you, we´re gonna lift that debt up off you, we´re gonna lift that debt up off you and set you free in the morning…..now, how am I gonna do that ?….how am I gonna do that ?….how am I gonna do that ?….how am I gonna do that ?….I´m gonna tell you right now how I´m gonna do that, I´ve come thousands of miles to tell you right now how I´m gonna do that, I´m gonna resuscitate you, re-educate you, regenerate you, reconfiscate you, reindoctrinate you, resexualate you, rededicate you, reliberate you with the power, the promise, the power, the promise, the power, the promise, the power, the promise, the power, the promise, the majesty, the mystery…the ministry of rock and roll !….the ministry (crowd: ´Of rock and roll´) the ministry (crowd: ´Of rock and roll´) the ministry (crowd: ´Of rock and roll´) that´s right, now, I can´t promise you life everlasting but I can promise you life….right now !…..and all you´ve got to do is say ‘I’….”

Compiled by : Johanna Pirttijärvi

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