Story 2003-04-19 Montreal, QC
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19.04.03 Montreal, Canada, intro to ´´Empty Sky´´
´´Bon soir, Montreal, merci….c´est bon de vous voir….c´est bon d´etre ici….good to see you ….thank you….thanks, we need a little bit of quiet for these next few songs, thank you….´´

19.04.03 Montreal, Canada, middle of ´´Mary´s Place´´
´´Are you ready for a house party now? (crowd cheers)….are you sure you´re ready? (crowd cheers)….what do you think, C?….they look almost ready, they don´t look a hundred percent ready, right?….ladies and gentlemen, we cannot go on unless there are two conditions met for the house party this evening, one, the music has got to be righteous….that´s my job….two, you´ve got to get up off your ass now!!!….that´s your job….come on up for the ass-rising…. you ain´t that old, I´m older than you….ah, you´re looking good now….because I wanna introduce you to the greatest little houseband in all the land….on the piano tonight we´ve got Professor Roy Bittan….on the violin and vocals, ´Sister´ Soozie Tyrell….on the guitar, Silvio, Silvio, Little Steven Van Zandt….on the bass guitar, we´ve got the Tennesee Terror, Mr.Garry W. Tallent….on the drums, we´ve got the man that bring the power hour after hour night after night, Minister of the big beat and star of Late Night (crowd: ´Television´), Mighty Max Weinberg….on the guitar, we got one of the greatest guitarists in rock´n´roll, Mr.Nils Lofgren….on the organ, we got Brother Dan Federici….to the far side of the stage, we got the First Lady of Love, on guitar and vocals, and my personal savior, Miss Patti Scialfa….woo!….she´s playing it cool but this works at home, man, I´m telling you….and last but not least….do I have to say his name?….Minister of soul….Emperor of all Canada…ladies and gentlemen, you wish you could be like him but you can´t because under the sun there is only one Clarence ´Big Man´ Clemons….(?) woo!….´´

19.04.03 Montreal, Canada, intro to ´´Incident On 57th Street´´
´´Thank you….woo!….thank you….woo!….(?)….this is for any of you old-timers out there…. little louder piano….´´

19.04.03 Montreal, Canada, intro to ´´Hungry Heart´´
´´(?)….alright, the first time we´ve played this one on this tour….´´

19.04.03 Montreal, Canada, intro to ´´Ramrod´´
´´Are you ready to roadhouse? (crowd cheers)….
(….) Hey Steve….(Steve: ´Yeah?´)….hey, Steve….(Steve: ´Yeah, baby?´)….I do believe it is quitting time now….I´m telling you….it is time to go home….well, Steve, what I wanna know is if it ain´t quitting time….then w-w-w-w-what time is it, Brother?….(Steve: ´Is this Montreal? (crowd cheers) then it must B-B-B-B-Bosstime´)….
(….) Montreal, all I wanna know is what time is it? (crowd: ´Bosstime´)….´´

19.04.03 Montreal, Canada, intro to ´´My City Of Ruins´´
´´Thank you….thank you, Montreal….I wanna thank everybody for coming out to the show tonight, thank you so much….we appreciate your loyalty and support and uh, we´ve just had a run all through Canada here and we´ve just had some of the best shows in Canada we´ve ever had and the greatest audiences we´ve ever had….so I wanna thank, thank you and your friends for showing us such a great time up here, I wanna say merci (?) ce soir….oh, we had a great time here, a great, great time….a lot of fun….a lot of fun (?)….I´ll do this tonight for the folks from (?) Montreal, they were the first foodbank in Quebec, they were founded to eradicate poverty here in metropolitan Montreal, they provide meals for 150,000 people each month and uh….they´re out there helping the struggling citizens of Montreal, if you see them in the hall tonight, please stop and check them out and give them your support, your time, anything you can do and, uh, this is for them, (?) Montreal….´´

19.04.03 Montreal, Canada, intro to ´´Land Of Hope And Dreams´´
´´We´ll send this out tonight as a prayer for peace, prayer for the peace and safety of the Iraqi people and the safe return of our sons and daughters…this is ´Land Of Hope And Dreams´…´´

**19.04.03 Montreal, Canada, intro to ´´Dancing In The Dark´´ **
´´One more for Canada….´´

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