Story 2014-04-15 Nationwide Arena, Columbus, OH

Intro to “Blinded by the Light”
“Oh-oh! (crowd cheers) where is he? I saw him just the other night …I’m talking about Madman bummers…”

Intro to “Wrecking Ball”
“Yes, yes, good evening, good evening, good evening, Columbus, Ohio! (crowd cheers) it’s great to be back in Ohio (crowd cheers) I thought I was in Ohio when I was in Detroit a little while back (chuckles) I know, it was, it was one of those nights for me too (chuckles) Detroit, Ohio! (chuckles) anybody from Cleveland here tonight? (crowd cheers)(chuckles) anybody from Jersey? (crowd cheers)…”

Middle of “Backstreets”
“Till the end…till the end…till the end…until the end…until the end… until the end…you and your sad eyes…you and those lonely, lonely, sad eyes…till the end…till the end…you and your sad eyes…till the end…come closer, baby…now come closer…come closer…till the end…till the end…”

Intro to “Shout”
“Columbus, do you have anything left? (crowd cheers) do you have anything left? (crowd cheers) E-flat!…(music starts)…all I wanna know…all I wanna know is…do you feel alright now?…I said…what I wanna know…what I wanna know is if you feel alright now (crowd cheers) if you feel alright, if you feel alright, if you feel alright, raise your hand now…just raise your hand now…”

Middle of “Shout”
“Sister Soozie Tyrell (crowd cheers) Eddie Manion (crowd cheers) Charlie Giordano (crowd cheers) Mr. Tom Morello (crowd cheers) Curt Ramm on the trumpet (crowd cheers) Jake Clemons on the saxophone (crowd cheers) the Mighty Max Weinberg on the drums (crowd cheers) Mr. Garry W. Tallent on the bass (crowd cheers) Miss Michelle Moore (crowd cheers) Curtis King (crowd cheers) Cindy Mizelle (crowd cheers) the incredible Nils Lofgren (crowd cheers) Barry Danielian (crowd cheers) Clark Gayton (crowd cheers) the Reverend Everett Bradley (crowd cheers) and the Professor Roy Bittan (crowd cheers) Columbus! (crowd cheers) Columbus! (crowd cheers) Ohio! (crowd cheers) Ohio! (crowd cheers) Ohio! (crowd cheers) you’ve just seen the heart-stopping, pants-dropping, Earth-shocking, hard rocking, booty-shaking, earth-quaking, lovemaking, Viagra-taking, testifying, death-defying, legendary E (crowd: “Street Band!”)…
(…) I’m just a prisoner…of all the everlasting, almighty, ass-kicking power of rock and roll! (crowd cheers)…”

Intro to “Dream Baby Dream”
“Thank you (crowd cheers) thank you, Columbus, thank you, Ohio (crowd cheers) we got some friends in the hall tonight, folks from the Children’s Hunger Alliance, the Children’s Hunger Alliance is tackling childhood hunger here in Ohio, they provide healthy meals, childcare centers and after-school programs, they increase access to nutritious foods in school, if you see them on your way out, they’re on the frontlines doing a good work, Children’s Hunger Alliance, this is for them and you (crowd cheers)…”

Compiled by : Johanna Pirttijärvi.
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