BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN
1978-08-21 - New York, NY
"Darkness On The Edge Of Town" Tour 1978


Big Time Rock & Roll (EV2) (3cd)
1978-08-21
- New York, NY - Madison Square Garden - aud (162m)

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

Disc 1:

Set 1:
1) Summertime Blues (2:46) *
2) Badlands (4:31)
3) Spirit In The Night (8:29) **
4) Darkness On The Edge Of Town (4:50)
5) Heartbreak Hotel (2:31)
6) Factory (3:49)
7) The Promised Land (6:05)
8) Prove It All Night (10:12) ***
9) introduction (0:45) $
10) Racing In The Street (7:57)
11) Thunder Road (7:06)
12) Jungleland (9:59)

Disc 2:

Set 2:
1) introduction (1:28) +
2) Paradise By The C (3:39)
3) The Fever (8:41)
4) "some summer song" (0:46)
5) Sherry Darling (5:05)
6) 4th Of July, Asbury Park (Sandy) (6:35)
7) introduction (1:37)
8) Sweet Little Sixteen (3:17) !
9) Not Fade Away / Gloria (5:37)
10) She's The One (5:52)
11) Growin' Up (9:41) &
12) Backstreets (11:55)
13) Rosalita (Come Out Tonight) (10:56) =

Disc 3:

1) Born To Run (5:26)
2) Because The Night (7:03)
3) Quarter To Three (10:22) ?

1978-08-23 - New York, NY - Madison Square Garden - aud:
4) High School Confidential (2:57)
5) Adam Raised A Cain (5:10)
6) It's Hard To Be A Saint In The City (5:29)

1978-08-22 - New York, NY - Madison Square Garden:
7) Good Rockin' Tonight (3:06)
8) Streets Of Fire (4:28)
9) Candy's Room (3:39)
10) Prove It All Night (11:16) #
11) intro (0:58)
12) For You (4:54)
13) Backstreets (11:56)

* "Hey New York...how’s the summertime treating you? Here we go...". A couple of mic problems on start.
** "Duded up for Monday night".
*** With long guitar intro.

$ "My mother (...) she brought my little sister with her and she’s sixteen (...) she’s out there somewhere".
+ "Hello, hey out there...ready for the second round, huh?...What’s that?...I’m busy, I’m working...gotta work".
! "...She’s over there so I’m gonna do this (?) I guess my little sister, she’s looking pretty good, huh?".
& With goddamn guitar story.
=
Band intro: R. Bittan, S. Van Zandt, G. Tallent, M. Weinberg, D. Federici, C. Clemons. "E Street Band".
? "Bruce Springsteen".
# [Cut at 10:16].

Source: Sony 158SD Cassette>CDR. - Sourced from 'Mr. Anonymous' master recording.
Taper: Mr. Anonymous
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[1978-08-21 Big Time Rock And Roll (Ev2)] Flac set shared as torrent on Jungleland by hrubesh.
No SBE's - TLH analysis - fingerprints
Date and venue confirmed by show ticket and badge (see above).
Show and recording listed on Brucebase (with a verbatim from this show) and Bruce Springsteen database.


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


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