Story 2003-05-27 London, England
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27.05.03 London, England, middle of ´Mary´s Place´
´´Are you ready for a house party ? (cheers)….what do you think, C ? I don´t know, man….I think some people are ready but some people….are not ready….three conditions have to be met….for a house party….one, the music has got to be (Clarence : ´Righteous´) righteous!…. two, the music has got to be….righteous…..three, you got to get up off your (Clarence : ´Ass´) ass right now….it is time to come on up for the British ass-rising (chuckles)….we wanna get the English ass out of the English seat…..come on, I´m checking on you….that´s right, yes, that´s right, it´s necessary….good for the circulation….and besides right now I´m gonna introduce to you the greatest little house band in all the land and you got to be on your feet …..I wanna say over at the piano, a man that was educated at Camesford and Oxbridge, I wanna talk about, I wanna talk about the illegimate child of Jerry Lee Lewis and…..Liberace ! Professor Roy Bittan….on the violin and vocals, out of New York City, sister Soozie Tyrell…..keeper of all that is righteous on E Street, star of the Sopranos television show, ah, brother Little Steven Van Zandt on the guitar….the man that bring the thunder from down under, the Tennesee Terror, Mr. Garry W.Tallent…the man that bring the power hour after hour, night after night after night after night, the Minister of the Big Beat, the Secretary of Syncopation and star of Late Night (crowd : ´Television´)….Might Max Weinberg….Secretary of Heart and Spirit and we have on guitar one of the greatest guitarists in rock and roll, brother Nils Lofgren….thank you, brother, thank you….we got on the organ, Minister of mystery, Phantom Dan Federici ….to the far side of the stage, we got First Lady of Love, on guitar and vocals, my honey baby little child, Miss Patti Scialfa…..oh, rescue me, take me in your arms, rescue me, show me all your charms, ´cause I´m lonely and I´m blue, I need you, oh yeah, and your love too, come on and rescue me…..rescue me…..she´s playing it cool now but I´m telling you that works at home all the time, you know….yes it does, it´s alright, it´s ok, it´s ok, it´s ok…..last but not least…. Prince Charles, please move over ´cause this man should be next in line for the throne…. that´s right, Minister of soul, Secretary of the brotherhood….ladies and gentlemen, you wish you could be like him but I´m sorry you can not because under the sun there´s only one Clarence Big Man Clemons…..that´s right, baby….that´s right, you the man, you the man, you ….oh yeah…..that´s the heartstopping, pants-dropping, houserocking, earth-shaking, Viagra-taking, legendary E Street Band….that´s right….. ”

27.05.03 London, England, middle of ´Ramrod´
´´Big Man on the move….Big Man walking….please keep back 500 feet…..
(….) Come on, Steve…..(Steve : ´Yeah ?´)….are you with me, baby ? (Steve : ´I´m with you, baby´)…are you with me all the way ? (Steve : ´I´m with you all the way, baby´)….right on, brother…..but Steve….I do believe that it is quitting time…..yes, it is, it´s quitting time right about now….(Steve : ´Say it ain´t so´)…..I think I hear Big Ben chiming, baby…..does Big Ben chime ?….well, I thought I heard it chiming….I think the Queen is in her pyjammies and she has gone to bed, baby….oh yeah…..I´m gonna go back to the hotel and take a ride on that big ferris wheel….and watch some of those fine English adult films….are you with me, baby ? (Steve : ´Yeah ! I mean no !´)….because if it ain´t quitting time, Steve, what I wanna know is ….what time is it ?….(Steve : ´Which particular films did you have in mind ? ….it´s Boss-time !´)….
(….) Mr. and Mrs.London, all I wanna know is what time is it ? (crowd : ´Boss-time !´)….”

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