Story 2013-05-26 Olympiastadion, Munich, Germany

Intro to “Who’ll Stop the Rain?”
“(?) Munchen (crowd cheers) wie geht’s? (chuckles) Gluckwunsch zur Championship (crowd cheers)…”
[Bayern Munchen had won the Champions League the night before.]

Intro to “Seaside Bar Song”
“”Seaside Bar?” (kid: “What?”) “Seaside Bar Song?” (kid: “Yes”) Max!…this is for Tom!…”

Intro to “Spirit in the Night”
“Guten Abend, Munchen (crowd cheers) guten Abend (crowd cheers) the mighty E Street Band (crowd cheers) has come thousands of miles tonight…just to be here…we don’t care about the rain (crowd cheers) sleet, snow, hail, rain – we deliver! (crowd cheers) we don’t give a fuck about the rain! (crowd cheers) we’re here tonight because we’ve been on a mission and we’ve traveled many miles on that mission and we can’t complete that mission by ourselves…we can’t do it by ourselves…we need you! (crowd cheers) we need you! (crowd cheers) we need you! (crowd cheers) we wanna manifest a spirit right here right now…we wanna bring on the spirit right here right now…that’s right…so I’ve come all this way to ask you just one question…just one question…I didn’t ask it yet!…can you feel the spirit? (crowd cheers) can you feel the spirit now? (crowd cheers) can you feel the spirit? (crowd cheers) can you feel the spirit now? (crowd cheers) well, if you can feel the spirit, I want you to answer me with a mighty “Yeah, yeah” – can you feel the spirit? (crowd and band: “Yeah, yeah!”) can you feel the spirit now? (crowd and band: “Yeah, yeah!”) can you feel the spirit? (crowd and band: “Yeah, yeah!”) can you feel the spirit now? (crowd and band: “Yeah, yeah!”)…”

Intro to “Born in the U.S.A”
“Yeah, yeah, we thank you for coming out in the rain tonight and supporting us, yes…alright, so, uh, we’re gonna do “Born in the U.S.A” from top to bottom for you guys tonight (crowd cheers) are you ready for that? (chuckles) (crowd cheers)…”

Middle of “Glory Days”
“Come on, Steve (crowd cheers) this is the first time Steve’s ever been in a rain…Think I’m going down to the well tonight…
(…) We’re gonna keep going, Steve…is it cold enough for you? (?) is it cold enough for you? (?) we can’t feel our fingers!…”

Intro to “Pay Me My Money Down”
“We gotta keep you dancing, keep you warm out there (crowd cheers) dance party tonight is what we have…here we go!…”

Intro to “Tenth Avenue Freeze-Out”
“(intro music starts)…Soozie Tyrell on the fiddle and guitar (crowd cheers) Charlie Giordano (crowd cheers) Clark Gayton…Barry Danielian…Curt Ramm…Ed Manion and Jake Clemons on the horns (crowd cheers) Nils Lofgren on the guitar (crowd cheers) Mighty Max on the drums (crowd cheers) Curtis, Curtis “Aquavit” King on the vocals…great Cindy Mizelle…Michelle Moore…the Reverend Everett Bradley (crowd cheers) Mr. Garry W. Tallent (crowd cheers) Professor Roy Bittan (crowd cheers) and Little Steven…the E Street Band! (crowd cheers)…”

Intro to “Rockin’ All Over the World”
“You’re done! (crowd cheers) it’s too cold to keep going (crowd cheers) it’s too wet, you’re too wet and cold to keep going (crowd cheers) hey, boys, right there, right there, those guys, those guys, yeah…alright…alright, for the gentlemen there…somebody clean all this rain away…”

Middle of “Twist and Shout”
“We wanna thank you for coming to see us on this beautiful, beautiful night (crowd cheers) I got a feeling that if we scream loud enough…the rain is gonna, it’s gonna…rain harder (laughs from the crowd) I think it might rain harder if we just scream loud enough… let’s find out…let me hear you (crowd cheers)…”

Compiled by : Johanna Pirttijärvi.
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