Story 2008-03-29 Seattle, WA

29.03.08 Seattle, WA, intro to “Radio Nowhere”
“Is there anybody alive out there? (crowd cheers)…”

29.03.08 Seattle, WA, intro to “Magic”
“Good evening! (crowd cheers) ooh, oh, we were flying by the seat of our pants there (?)…there´s supposed to be a really nice working line in the beginning of ´Trapped´…figured we´d tighten that thing up a bit (chuckles) hey, a little panic is good for the system!… alright…good evening, everybody, thank you for coming out to the show tonight (crowd cheers) oh yeah…then I switched the set all around for the band there for the last few minutes so a little panic good for the band, good for the band (chuckles) but, uh, I just wanna say Patti sends her love, we, uh, we have three teenagers so the fort must be guarded, my friends…oh yeah, as I was leaving, there were, uh, kegs of beer being rolled up the driveway and one hundred pizzas were delivered…the pot cookies were coming out of the oven…Patti´ll take care of that shit, she´s got that shit down, she´ll take care…and, uh, Danny sends his love (crowd cheers) thank you…he´s doing well, we hope that he was out with us, came out with us last week for a night, played a little bit, we hope to get him back out with us again…in the meantime Charlie Giordano from the Sessions Band is sitting in with us…alright, and here´s…ooh… here´s to the final curtain on eight years of magic tricks…”

29.03.08 Seattle, WA, intro to “Livin´ in the Future”
“Is there anybody alive out there? (crowd cheers) alright…this is a song called ´Livin´ the Future´ but it´s about what´s happening now…how along with all the things…that we love about our country and the place that we come from, our home, we´ve had to add to the American picture over the past eight years things like rendition and illegal wiretapping and the rolling-back of civil liberties and uh… now, because of the color of your skin or your religion or your circumstance, you may think that things don´t have an immediate impact on your life or your family…but they´re all an attack on our Constitution, which means they´re an attack on ourselves as Americans (crowd cheers) and we´ve lived long enough to see things happen, happen here that, as a child growing up, I never thought I´d see happen here…but the mighty E Street Band is here tonight to do something about it (crowd cheers) we´re gonna sing about it…that´ll teach ´em…and I wanna know who´s been fucking with my passport…somebody is, I´m gonna find ´em…anyway… let´s not sleep through it all, come on, help me tell the story, Max …”

29.03.08 Seattle, WA, intro to “The Promised Land”
“It´s time for a new wind to come blowing through here…”

29.03.08 Seattle, WA, intro to “Your Own Worst Enemy”
“Alright, we don´t play this one much, we´re gonna try it tonight…alright…we´re still learning…alright, this is for Ed!…(the start is messed up a bit) wait a minute, boys, one, two, one, two, three, four…”

29.03.08 Seattle, WA, middle of “American Land”
“Garry W.Tallent (crowd cheers) Little Steven(crowd cheers) Sister Soozie Tyrell (crowd cheers) the mighty Mighty Max Weinberg (crowd cheers) Professor Roy Bittan (crowd cheers) Charlie Giordano for Dan Federici (crowd cheers) Nils Lofgren (crowd cheers) and you wish you could be like him but you can´t, Clarence ´Big Man´ Clemons (crowd cheers) Seattle! (crowd cheers) Seattle! (crowd cheers) Seattle! (crowd cheers) Seattle! (crowd cheers) you´ve just seen the heart-stopping, pants-dropping, hard-rocking, earth-shocking, booty-quaking, love-making, Viagra-taking, history-making, legendary (crowd: ´E Street Band´)…”

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