BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN
1978-08-09 - Cleveland, OH
"Darkness On The Edge Of Town" Tour 1978
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AGORA NIGHT (Crystal Cat CC 731-34) (4cd)
1978-08-09
- Cleveland, OH - Agora - WMMS radio broadcast - fm (177m) +
1978-07-09 - San Diego, CA - King Biscuit Flower Hour - interview - KBFH-FM (53m)

Bruce Springsteen, Roy Bittan, Clarence Clemons, Danny Federici, Garry Tallent, Steve Van Zandt,
Max Weinberg

Disc 1:

Set 1:
1) intro (2:43) *
2) Summertime Blues (2:29)
3) Badlands (4:48)
4) Spirit In The Night (8:13)
5) Darkness On The Edge Of Town (6:00)
6) Factory (2:46)
7) The Promised Land (5:59)
8) Prove It All Night (11:59) **
9) Racing In The Street > Thunder Road (15:12)
10) Jungleland (10:07) ***
11) outro (0:08)

Disc 2:

Set 2:
1) intro (0:30)
2) Paradise By The C (3:50)
3) Fire (4:47) $
4) Sherry Darling (4:16) =
5) Not Fade Away (6:05)
6) Gloria / She's The One (8:36)
7) Growin' Up (12:58) &
8) Backstreets / Sad Eyes (13:39)
9) Rosalita (Come Out Tonight) (13:32) +
10) outro (0:11)

Disc 3:

Encore:
1) intro (1:24)
2) 4th Of July, Asbury Park (Sandy) (7:43)
3) Born To Run (7:00)
4) Because The Night (8:03)
5) Raise Your Hand (7:46)
6) Twist And Shout + WMMS plugs (8:06) !

1978-09-16 - New York, NY - The Palladium - sbd:
7) Incident On 57th Street (9:59)
8) Tenth Avenue Freeze-Out (4:15)

1978-09-17 - New York, NY - The Palladium:
9) Kitty's Back (12:35)
10) Point Blank (6:50)

Disc 4:

1978-07-09 - San Diego, CA - King Biscuit Flower Hour - Dave Herman interview - KBFH-FM:
1) Paradise By The C (1978-07-11 - Berkeley, CA - Berkeley Community Theater) (3:35) #
2) "what's up" (4:01)
3) "the product" (1:51)
4) "get some specific from you" (0:48)
5) "the sign on the Sunset Strip" (2:58)
6) "the Boss name get started" (0:45)
7) "any kind of life" (1:27)
8) "feel close to them" (1:06)
9) "The E Street Band - get together" (9:05)
10) "terrific time" (2:21)
11) Prove It All Night (1978-07-11 - Berkeley, CA - Berkeley Community Theater
) (7:48) ?
12) "13-14 when you heard these records? initially I was 9" (1:01)
13) "the point was" (1:07)
14) "it's a continuation" (1:01)
15) "Jon Landau first get together" (5:40)
16) "more specific" (1:07)
17) "so much time? Born To Run it din't take that long actually" (0:51)
18) "i like it" (0:34)
19) "lot more songs" (0:42)
20) "maybe so - hard to sing" (1:18)
21) "being a rock and roll star? - trappings" (1:35)
22) "definition - lot of contradiction" (3:34)

* "(The WMMS 10th anniversary concert, I'm Kid Leo (...) Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band). Cleveland".
** With long guitar intro.
*** Band: Clarence Clemons, Roy Bittan, Steve Van Zandt, Max Weinberg, Gary Tallent, Danny Federici.
$ "T
his was a song, was on, uh, Robert Gordon's second album...this is called Fire".
= "...Uh we first, uh, wrote about, let me see, beginning of last summer and it was gonna be on Darkness...".
& With "goddamn guitar" story.
+ Band intro. "Macho Man" quoted.
! Clarence Clemons and Bruce Springsteen's plug WMMS radio.
# "And now King Biscuit (...) weeks ago we went to San Diego (...) for a rare radio interview with Bruce...".
? "And now for the first time on the air anywhere, Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band recorded live...".

Source: Original Silver CD's -->EAC v. 0,95 to WAV --> MKW Tool 0,97 to SHN.
[1978-08-09 - The Agora Ballroom, Cleveland OH (Crystal Cat)] Flac set as torrent on Jungleland by unknown.

No SBE's - TLH analysis - fingerprints
Date and venue for Aug 9 1978 Cleveland and Jul 17 1978 NYC confirmed by show tickets (Aug 9 1978  above).
Show and recording listed on Brucebase (a verbatim and review from the show) 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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