BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN
1978-09-19 - Passaic, NJ
"Darkness On The Edge Of Town" Tour 1978
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PASSAIC NIGHT (Crystal Cat Records 476-78) (3cd)
1978-09-19 - Passaic, NJ - Capital Theatre - WNEW-FM (179m + 56m bonus)
Bruce Springsteen, Roy Bittan, Clarence Clemons, Danny Federici, Garry Tallent, Steve Van Zandt,
Max Weinberg

Disc 1:

1978-09-19 - Passaic, NJ - Capital Theatre - set 1:
1) intro (0:30) *
2) Badlands (5:42) *
3) Streets Of Fire (4:48)
4) Spirit In The Night (8:24)
5) Darkness On The Edge Of Town (5:17) **
6) Independence Day (5:57)
7) The Promised Land (6:21)
8) Prove It All Night (10:38) ***
9) Racing In The Street (9:35)
10) Thunder Road (8:17)
11) Meeting Across The River (3:19)
12) Jungleland (10:14) $

Disc 2:

1978-09-19 - Passaic, NJ - Capital Theatre - set 2:
1) Kitty's Back (13:46)
2) Fire (3:15)
3) Candy's Room (3:11)
4) Because The Night (7:16)
5) Point Blank (6:44)
6) Not Fade Away (4:59)
7) She's The One (6:55)
8) Backstreets / Sad Eyes (11:44)
9) Rosalita (Come Out Tonight) (12:41) =

1978-09-19 - Passaic, NJ - Capital Theatre - encore:
10) 4th Of July, Asbury Park (Sandy) (7:00)

Disc 3:

1) Born To Run (5:31)
2) Tenth Avenue Freeze-Out (4:28)
3) The Detroit Medley (8:01)

4) Raise Your Hand (4:55)
1978-09-20 - Passaic, NJ - Capital Theatre - sbd:
5) Good Rockin' Tonight (4:55)
6) It's My Life (5:36)
7) Santa Claus Is Coming To Town (5:13)

1978-09-21 - Passaic, NJ - Capital Theatre - sbd:
8) High School Confidential - birthday cake (4:25) +
9) Sweet Little Sixteen (4:43)
10) The Fever (9:05)
11) Incident On 57th Street (12:18)

1979-01-01 - Cleveland, OH - Richfield Coliseum - aud:
12) For You (5:07)
13) It's Hard To Be A Saint in The City (5:33) &

* "...Capital Theatre in Passaic, New Jersey...Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band..." ?
** "A song I wrote, uh, it was originally gonna be on the Darkness album and I guess will be on the next one".
*** With long guitar intro.
$ "We're gonna...we're gonna take a 20 minute break and we'll be back to do another set for you ok?...".

= Band intro: Roy Bittan, Steve Van Zandt, Garry Tallent, Max Weinberg, Danny Federici, Clarence Clemons.
+ "
...Sweet Little Sixteen...alright...alright, here's a birthday song to myself (...) Miami Steve".
& Ends with a bit from the
Aug 15 1978 interview (NYC Palladium), broadcast during Sep 19 1978 show break.

Source: Silver CDs - EAC (Secure Mode) - WAV - Flac Level 6.
[Bruce Springsteen - 1978-09-19 - Passaic Night (Crystal Cat)] Flac set shared as torrent on Dime by boss75m.
No SBE's - TLH analysis - fingerprints
Bootleg listed on Bruce Springsteen database.
Date and venue confirmed by show poster, ticket (see above) and program (on Brucebase).
Show and recording listed on Brucebase and Bruce Springsteen database.
A video of this show also circulates.
A verbatim from this show can be found on Brucebase website.


Useful resources:

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


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