BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN
1978-08-04 - Charleston, WV
"Darkness On The Edge Of Town" Tour 1978
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OH BOY (E. St. Records ES-56/57/58) (3cd)
1978-08-04
- Charleston, WV - Civic Centre - sbd (153m + 48m Summer 1978 bonus)

Bruce Springsteen, Roy Bittan, Clarence Clemons, Danny Federici, Garry Tallent, Steve Van Zandt,
Max Weinberg + Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes (August 31st 1978 Cleveland bonus tracks only)

Disc 1:

Set 1:
1) Oh Boy (2:29) *
2) Badlands (4:46)
3) Spirit In The Night (8:01)
4) Darkness On The Edge Of Town (6:09) **
5) Factory (2:54)
6) The Promised Land (6:10)
7) Prove It All Night (10:32)
8) Racing In The Street (8:47) ***
9) Thunder Road (5:55)
10) Jungleland (9:51) $

Disc 2:

Set 2:
1) Paradise By The C (5:40)
2) 4th Of July, Asbury Park (Sandy) (8:33) =
3) Sherry Darling (4:49) +
4) Not Fade Away (6:48)
5) She's The One (7:02)
6) Growin' Up (11:18) &
7) Backstreets / Sad Eyes (11:51) ?
8) Rosalita (Come Out Tonight) (with "Macho Man") (11:51) #

Disc 3:

Encores:
1) Born To Run (7:33)
2) Because The Night (6:51)
3) Quarter To  Three (5:20) ^

1978-08-31 - Cleveland, OH - The Agora - Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes w/Bruce & Miami:
4) The Fever (9:47)
5) I Don't Want To Go Home (4:12)
6) Havin' A Party (8:02)

1978-09-17 - New York, NY - The Palladium - sbd:
7) Incident On 57th Street (9:47)
8) Rosalita (Come Out Tonight) (11:40)
9) Tenth Avenue Freeze-Out (4:25)

* "How you doing tonight?...That's good, 1, gimme some echo on the microphone, Bobby". Last known version.
** "We got a (...) brand new album that's been out about 2 months it's called Darkness On The Edge Of Town".
*** "This is for all the car boys in Charleston, West Virginia".
$ Band intro:
C. Clemons, R. Bittan, S. Van Zandt, M. Weinberg, G. Tallent, D. Federici. "E Street Band".
= "...Fourth of July I was in LA...and it's, it's nutty out there, they sell, I guess they sell, they sell fireworks...".
+ Premiere, different words. "It was originally gonna be on the Darkness...but it was too weird...".
& With school and spaceman story.
?
[Cut at 1:29].
# Band intro: Garry Tallent, Roy Bittan, Steve Van Zandt, Danny Federici, Clarence Clemons.
^ Fades out.

Source: Silver CDs -> EAC -> WAV -> FLAC.
[Oh Boy] Flac set shared as torrent on Jungleland by jjmclean.
No SBE's - TLH analysis - fingerprints
Show and recording listed on Brucebase (a verbatim) and Bruce Springsteen database.
Bootleg listed on Bruce Springsteen Database.
Complete artwork can be found here.


Useful resources:

Brucebase - 1978
Bruce Springsteen database - setlists
Wikipedia - Darkness Tour


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