Story 2008-05-22 Dublin, Ireland

Intro to Promised Land:
"Good evening, Dublin (cheers). Got a little drizzle out there, a little rain? Forget that, let's go…"

Intro to Radio Nowhere:
"Is there anybody alive out there? Is there anybody alive in Dublin out there (cheers)"
Intro to Magic:
"Everybody said, uh, oh the weather's beautiful, beautiful…(cheers) I guess we brought some of the New Jersey weather with us. We got three teenagers, they're graduating…all that stuff's going on. As I…As I left the house the cookies were coming out of the oven, the Guinness was being poured (cheers) (chuckles)…All my favorite clothes were going to be sold up on eBay…She'll take care of that (chuckles)…This is, uh, here's to the end of many years of bad, bad magic (cheers)."

Intro to Livin' In The Future:
"Dublin! (Cheers) How we doin' over here? (cheers) Alright, let's see what we got…I like that hat, I like that hat!…How we doing up there (cheers) Try to stay warm (chuckles) Sister…Oh yeah! This is called “Livin´ in the Future” …but it´s about what´s happening now…now, back, back home, along with all the things that we´re proud of, we´ve had to add to the American picture things like, over the past eight years, things like rendition and illegal wiretapping and rolling-back of civil liberties, no Habeas Corpus, which is the right to defend yourself against the charges brought against you, these are all things that when I was…when I was a little kid, people always told me that happens someplace else, it didn´t happen in the U.S.A…well, this is a song about sleeping through changes that you never thought you´d see…But the mighty E Street Band has something to do about it! (cheers) Help me tell the story, Max."

Intro to Mary's Place:
"There's one thing I wanna know, one thing I wanna know now! Are you ready? (Are you ready?) Are you ready? (Are you ready?) Max! That's right. That cool air don't feel bad at all….Alright! Now mister……. I got…"

Intro to Thunder Road:
"Thank you Ireland! Thank you Dublin…(cheers)…I'd like to thank all of you for coming out tonight. And I would also like to thank you for all your condolences to Danny, thank you very much (cheers)."

Compiled by : Joe McCaffrey

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