Story 2006-11-17 Dublin, Ireland

17.11.06 Dublin, Ireland, intro to ´´Growin´ Up´´
´´…Here´s a song from one of my folk music albums….´´

17.11.06 Dublin, Ireland, intro to ´´Devils&Dust´´
´´Alright, well, we, uh….we teetered back slightly from the brink of insanity in the States a week ago…but it was close…it was so close…I´ve lived through a few different presidents but I don´t think I´ve ever seen anything like this guy (crowd cheers) it was, uh….it was Sinclair Lewis who wrote a book called ´It Could Happen Here´….not sure it didn´t but, uh, the great Abraham Lincoln-quote: ´You can fool some people all of the time, all the people some of the time but you can´t fool all the people all of the time´….but, uh, he should´ve added that if you fool enough of the people enough of the time (drowned out by applause)…. terrible….terrible….terrible tragic mistakes, terrible tragic mistakes so….´´

17.11.06 Dublin, Ireland, intro to ´´How Can A Poor Man Stand Such Times And Live?´´
´´This is for the mothercity of American music….New Orleans….´´

17.11.06 Dublin, Ireland, intro to ´´Jacob´s Ladder´´
´´Alright, it´s time for me to ask that age-old rock´n´roll question….that I´ve come thousands of miles to find out the answer to….I´ve asked it before….I´ll ask it again….but right now what I wanna know is….are you alright?….´´

17.11.06 Dublin, Ireland, intro to ´´Long Time Comin´´
´´Ok….I don´t know where they are but they´re here somewhere….actually they´re out at the club I´m sure….my kids I´m talking about….they´re into their third pint of Guinness….I might not be kidding, I don´t know where they are….God bless ´em (chuckles) where are my young ones? (crowd applauds)(?) real long time, you can scratch your way out….´´

17.11.06 Dublin, Ireland, intro to ´´When The Saints Go Marching In´´
´´….You got the….you gotta get the Irish blood running there….(?)….alright….alright, this is, uh….this is kind of the song that explains what our whole little experiment´s been about up here and I wanna send this one out to you thanking you for, this was the first place we played in Europe….you really set us off on a nice start, we´ve had a lovely adventure with all this music and all these wonderful musicians…..(?)….this has been a learning experience and a real treat and I wanna thank you for, uh, taking a chance, taking a chance on us with all this stuff, we appreciate that a lot….so, uh….uh….that said, I guess I´ll send this one out to you….´´

17.11.06 Dublin, Ireland, intro to ´´This Little Light Of Mine´´
´´We want you to rise from your seats now, please, and join us….we wanna send you home with a little love in your heart, a little light in your soul….´´

Compiled by : Johanna Pirttijärvi

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