Story 2014-04-26 Aaron's Amphitheatre At Lakewood, Atlanta, GA

Intro to “Jackson Cage”
“Good evening – Jake Clemons on the saxophone! (crowd cheers) yeah, alright…I think I’m in a “River” kind of mood tonight (crowd cheers) here we go, one off “River” for you (crowd cheers) I’ll do a double count, Max…”

Intro to “Independence Day”
“Alright, “The River,” The River,” The River,” I’ve got “The River” on my mind (crowd cheers) let’s see if it’s on my mind enough to remember how to play this…”

Intro to “Just Like Fire Would”
“Tom Morello on the guitar (crowd cheers) Tom Morello!…this is by the Saints…come on, Atlanta!…”

Intro to “Cadillac Ranch”
““The River,” “The River,” “The River!” (crowd cheers)…now just let me hear Max – Max!…is the E Street Band ready? (crowd cheers) are the E Street fans ready? (crowd cheers)…”

Intro to “Seeds”
“This is for Dean!…”

Intro to “Wrecking Ball”
“Give me a guitar, Kev’…alright…anybody from Jersey out there? (crowd cheers) wait a minute, wait a minute (chuckles) that happens every night – who’s from Georgia? (crowd cheers) Jersey (crowd cheers) Georgia (crowd cheers) Jersey (crowd cheers) the great thing for us about Jersey is everybody runs away from New Jersey…otherwise we’d only be half full everyplace we play…”

Intro to “Ramrod”
““The River,” “The River,” “The River!” (crowd cheers)…come on, shake your booty…”

Middle of “Ramrod”
“Plunk your magic twanger (goes into a solo)…”

Intro to “Shout”
“Atlanta! (crowd cheers) Atlanta! (crowd cheers) Atlanta! (crowd cheers) do you feel alright now?…do you feel alright? (crowd cheers) do you feel alright? (crowd cheers) Atlanta…do you feel alright now? (crowd cheers) do you feel alright? (crowd cheers) do you feel alright? (crowd cheers) do you feel alright? (crowd cheers) well, if you’re feeling alright, I want you to raise your hand now… come on and raise your hand now…”

Middle of “Shout”
“On the guitar and fiddle, Sister Soozie Tyrell (crowd cheers) Eddie “Kingfish” Manion on the saxophone (crowd cheers) Charlie Giordano (crowd cheers) Mr. Tom Morello (crowd cheers) Curt Ramm on the trumpet (crowd cheers) the incredible Jake Clemons on the saxophone (crowd cheers) the Mighty Max Weinberg (crowd cheers) Mr. Garry W. Tallent on the bass notes (crowd cheers) we got Michelle Moore (crowd cheers) Curtis King (crowd cheers) Cindy Mizelle (crowd cheers) the incredible Nils Lofgren (crowd cheers) Miss Patti Scialfa, the Queen of E Street (crowd cheers) Barry Danielian (crowd cheers) Clark Gayton (crowd cheers) the Reverend Everett Bradley (crowd cheers) and Professor Roy Bittan (crowd cheers) that’s right…Atlanta! (crowd cheers) Atlanta! (crowd cheers) Atlanta! (crowd cheers) Atlanta, I want you to go home tonight and I want you to wake up your family, I want you to knock on the door next door and wake up your neighbors, I want you to approach complete strangers on the street, I want you to pull them out of their houses in their pyjamas and I want you tell them that you’ve just seen the heart-stopping, pants-dropping, Earth-shocking, hard rocking, booty-shaking, earth-quaking, lovemaking, Viagra-taking, history-making, testifying, death-defying, legendary E (crowd: “Street Band!”)…
(…) I’m just a prisoner…of the everlasting, almighty power of rock and roll! (crowd cheers)…”

Intro to “Highway to Hell”
“We wanna thank you all for coming out tonight (crowd cheers) thank you, Atlanta, for your support of our music over all these years…remember the E Street Band loves you (crowd cheers) we got some friends in the house tonight from the Atlanta Community Foodbank, the Atlanta Foodbank fights hunger, providing food to those in need through 29 Metro-Atlanta and North Georgia counties …please, if you see them on your way out, help the Atlanta Community Foodbank, they’re on the frontlines doing a good work …that’s right, oh…meanwhile…Living easy, living free…”
towards the end of “Highway to Hell”
“Thank you, Atlanta (crowd cheers) for a great night! (crowd cheers)

After “Highway to Hell”
“Saturday night, Atlanta, thank you! (crowd cheers)

Compiled by : Johanna Pirttijärvi.
Unless otherwise stated, the content of this page is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 License