Story 2003-06-14 Copenhagen, Denmark

14.06.03 Copenhagen, Denmark, middle of ´Mary´s Place´
´´Are you ready for a house party ? (cheers) are you ready for a house party ? (cheers) oh, there´s a place I wanna go now….somewhere down Copenhagen way, everybody´s twisting, I´ve got the moves, baby….twisting the night away, hey Big Man, am I twisting ?….because I see some people who are not twisting….I don´t like to be twisting like a fool by myself…. I think we´ve got to check this out, C….because if you wanna have a house party….three conditions have to be met, baby….one….the music has got to be (Clarence : ´Raucous´) …. two, no twisting by yourself….and three…. you´ve got to get your (Clarence : ´Ass´) out of your seat….the Danish ass must rise…..come on up for the ass-rising….come on now….I´m watching you….because ladies and gentlemen…..I wanna introduce to you….the greatest little houseband in all the land….on the piano, we´ve got the (?) pathological piano pounding Professor Roy Bittan….on the violin and vocals, out of New York City, Sister Soozie Tyrell ….on the guitar and vocals, keeper of all that is sacred down on E Street, Brother Steve Van Zandt….on the bass guitar, the man that brings the thunder from down under, the Tennesee Terror that put the bass in your face, Mr.Garry W.Tallent ….now, we´ve got the man that brings the power hour after hour night after night after night, the Minister of the big beat, Secretary of syncopation and star of ´Late Night (crowd : ´Television´) Mighty Max Weinberg….on the guitar, Secretary of heart and spirit, Brother Nils Lofgren…..on the organ, Minister of mystery, keeper of all the secrets on E Street, Phantom Dan Federici….to the far side of the stage, First Lady of love, on guitar and vocals, and my sweetie baby honey child …..Miss Patti Scialfa…..let´s get it on…..we´re all sensitive people…..alright, baby….ladies and gentlemen, last but not least…..Minister of soul, Secretary of the brotherhood….Emperor of the known universe….ladies and gentlemen, you wish you could be like him but you cannot because under the sun there´s only one Clarence Big Man Clemons…..that´s right….. that´s the heart-stopping, pants-dropping, house-rocking, earth-shaking, booty-quaking, Viagra-taking, lovemaking, legendary E Street Band….”

14.06.03 Copenhagen, Denmark, intro to ´Point Blank´
´´There´s a lot of folks that, uh….pretty faithfully follow us around from town to town (chuckles)…sorry we can´t do all your requests but this is one for my friend tonight….”

14.06.03 Copenhagen, Denmark, middle of ´Ramrod´
´´Come on, Steve (Steve : ´Yeah, baby´) I believe it´s quitting time, Brother…(Steve : ´Say it ain´t so, baby´) I think it is, Kid….I believe it is quitting time….Steve, I´m going to Disney, I´m going to Tivoli (Steve : ´No you´re not´)….quitting time, baby….well, Steve, if it ain´t quitting time, man, all I wanna know is what time is it ?….(Steve : ´Just as I suspected, it´s Boss-time´)….
(….) Mr.and Mrs.Copenhagen, what time is it ? (crowd : ´Boss-time´)….”

14.06.03 Copenhagen, Denmark, intro to ´My City of Ruins´
´´Thank you….thank you….I wanna thank everybody for coming out to the show tonight, thank you very much….and Copenhagen and Denmark for the loyalty and support of our music over the years, thank you, we appreciate it very much….I´ll do this for Klaus….”

14.06.03 Copenhagen, Denmark, middle of ´Glory Days´
´´We gotta keep rocking, Steve….we can´t quit now, man (Steve : ´We´re just getting started, baby´) there´s hours to go before we sleep (Steve : ´Alright´) are you with me, Kid ? (?) is the band with me ?….are the people with me ? (cheers)….”

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