Story 2002-09-25 Chicago, IL

25.09.02 Chicago, IL, intro to ´Jackson Cage´
´´Now here´s one we haven´t done a lot….´´

25.09.02 Chicago, IL, intro to ´Waitin´ On a Sunny Day´
´´Lovely ladies….sexy ladies !….Stevie, you´re a sexy man (chuckles)….´´

25.09.02 Chicago, IL, intro to ´For You´
´´(women scream) Gimme a fucking break (chuckles) I’ve got work to do….´´

25.09.02 Chicago, IL, intro to ´My Hometown´
´´(?) thank you….alright, we got a special guest tonight, a hometown boy from here in Chicago, Eddie Vedder´s gonna sing one with us….´´

25.09.02 Chicago, IL, middle of ´Ramrod´
´´Is it quitting time ?….is it, is it, is it like going home time ?….is it, is it beddy time ? (?)….Stevie, all I wanna know is what, what time is it ?….(Steve: ´It´s Boss-time´) ….´´

25.09.02 Chicago, IL, intro to ´My City of Ruins´
´´Thank you….ooh….I wanna thank everybody for coming down to the show tonight, thank you very much….(?) a great night, a lot of fun, a lot of fun….we got some friends in the crowd tonight (?) in the lobby tonight on your way out, you´ll see our friends from the Greater Chicago Food Depository….they´re a food distribution center working to feed the hungry people here in (?) County, they started in ´79, they´re one of the largest foodbanks in the country, they feed more than 300,000 people each year….and uh….they deserve your, uh, if you get a chance on the way out, please check ´em out, they deserve your time and your support, 40 % of the people they feed are kids and uh….they´re putting, uh….those are the folks that are on the frontline doing some of the things I´m singing about so this is for them….´´

25.09.02 Chicago, IL, intro to ´Born in the U.S.A´
´´Once again, thanks for coming out tonight, thank you so much….gonna leave you with just a couple of public service announcements, one, of course is the Greater Chicago Food Depository, once again, check ´em out on your way out, please….they can use your support….the other´s just a general heads-up, we’re in the midst of a rollback in Civil Rights right now, Civil Rights are a reaffirmation of our strength as a nation of laws, due process…, uh, times of emergency, they get pretty run (?) you don’t look at it till it’s too late or it comes knocking at your door, that´s something to be very vigilant about, also there´s a lot of talk of war in the air, it’s never served this country well to rush into a war (?) deman a full debate on it….. whatever your feelings are about it….that vigilance and that responsobility comes with the turf when you´re born in the U.S.A….´´

Compiled by : Johanna Pirttijärvi

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