Story 2002-09-22 Denver, CO

22.09.02 Denver, CO, intro to ´Empty Sky´
´´Thank you….good evening….alright, it´s good to be back in Denver….alright….huh ?….it´s way (?) past your bedtime (?)…it´s a school night too, right, a school night !…I don´t believe it….anyway, could use a little quiet for these next couple of songs, please, thank you….”

22.09.02 Denver, CO, intro to ´I´m a Rocker´
´´One time for Denver….from 1983….”

22.09.02 Denver, CO, middle of ´Ramrod´
´´Hey Steve (Steve : ´Yeah, baby ?´) is it, is it quitting time ? (Steve : ´No way´) I think it´s beddy-time, baby (Steve : ´No, no way, no no´) is it we-got-to-go-time ? (Steve : ´No, no´) well, then, well, then, what time is it ?….(Steve : ´It´s Boss-time´)….”

22.09.02 Denver, CO, intro to ´My City of Ruins´
´´Thank you….thank you….just a….I wanna say we´re glad to be here in Denver, we´ve had such longtime loyal fans here….(?) we appreciate it…..we´ve got some friends with us here in the, uh, auditorium tonight, the Foodbank of the Rockies, we´ve got in the hall….this year they´ve collected and distributed over 11 million pounds of food, they can use your support and your help so if you can, check ´em on the way out, also we´ve got some folks from Rock-And-Wrap-It-Up, they come here, they collect all the….they once again, they traveled around and pick up extra food, they get ´em to hunger relief programs in Metropolitan Denver area, northern Colorado….they´re uh….we wanna thank them for the work they do, they´re the folks that are out there on….the frontliness….they´re doing some of the things I´m singing about, so….wanna dedicate this to them tonight….”

22.09.02 Denver, CO, intro to ´Born in the U.S.A´
"Thank you….thanks for coming out tonight, once again….this is uh….just a couple of last public service announcements : once again, the Foodbank of the Rockies on your way out, please check them out, they can use your support and your help….also, we´re, uh, just a little heads up, right now we´re in the midst of a rollback in civil rights and uh….civil rights are a reaffirmation of our strength as a nation of laws….due process, we don´t usually think about it until it comes knocking on our own door, till it´s too late….that´s something to really keep your eye on, a lot of war talk in the air (?) it´s time you need to be very vigilant…that vigilance, responsibility comes with the turf….when you´re born in the U.S.A…."

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