Story 1999-06-23 Stockholm, Sweden
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23.06.99 Stockholm, Sweden, middle of ‘Tenth Avenue Freeze Out’:
”That’s right….that’s right…..wait a minute…..I can feel…..I can feel the spirit moving me (cheers)…..I….I feel (chuckles)….I can feel the spirit moving…..it’s….I can (?)…..I can feel….I’m filled with the ghost now….I’m filled with the ghost now……I’m filled with the (?)….the ghost of Tom Jones, that’s what I can feel moving in me (cheers)….. Tom Jones, got the ghost of Tom Jones tonight…..that’s right….come on girls (cheers) (laughs)….that was fun…..come on girls (cheers)…..(sings ‘It’s Alright’)….let’s see who’s on Tenth Avenue tonight….I see a man, a young man, an educated man….with a piano….play it, Professor, play it sweet….yeah, yeah, yeah….Professor Roy Bittan on the piano (cheers)…..and now I walk on and I see…..come on play it for me, Steve (Steve plays ‘Soul Man’)…..Little Steven on the guitar (cheers)…..he’s a soul man….. and now I walk on and uh…..hear somebody playing real low…..come on Garry (Garry plays ‘All Day And All Of The Night’)(chuckles)….oh, you’ve really got him (laughs)…. man , we’ve got to have some drums now…..man, I wanna hear the drums now ….come on, Max….international television star, Mighty Max Weinberg on the drums (cheers)…..he left his car, he left his job at the carwash, left his mama a goodbye note, bought two tickets to the Promised Land, bought a guitar, come on Nils….Guitar man, Nils Lofgren on the guitar (cheers)….and then I walked on….and it was in a shining city by the sea that I met this next man, I feel a spirit in the room, come on Danny….. Phantom Dan Federici on the organ (cheers)…but sometimes….I get so lonely…. sometimes…..I’m feeling so lonely now…..now it took many years….and much practical application…..for this next bit of wisdom (chuckles)….but it went….it went… (sings ‘Red Headed Woman’)(Patti sings ‘Rumble Doll’)…..Miss Patti Scialfa on the guitar and vocals (cheers)…..play it, baby (chuckles)….I guess that’s about everybody, let me think now…..what ?…..what ?…..I forget somebody ?…..I forget somebody ?…..did I forget somebody ?….the man in his second hometown, did I forget the man ?…..Who ?…..”

23.06.99 Stockholm, Sweden, intro to ‘Stand on It’:
”Alright…..special request by Little Steven….and the Swedish cowboy, Nils Lofgren (cheers)(chuckles)….that’s right….come on boys….”

23.06.99 Stockholm, Sweden, intro to ‘Land of Hope and Dreams’:
”Thank you…..say, uh….jag vill tacka er for att ni kom i kväll (cheers)…..jag vill tacka er för att ni har min musik i ert hjärta (?) (cheers)….thank you, tack….thank you…..
these are sort of special concerts for us, they’re uh…..kind of rebirth and rededication of our band and our commitment to serve you and in that spirit, we’d like to leave you with a new song called ‘Land of Hope and Dreams’……”

Compiled by : Johanna Pirttijärvi

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