BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN
1978-09-19 - Passaic, NJ
"Darkness On The Edge Of Town" Tour 1978
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The Way It Was (3cd)
1978-09-19
- Passaic, NJ - Capital Theatre - WNEW-FM broadcast - fm (206m)
Bruce Springsteen, Roy Bittan, Clarence Clemons, Danny Federici, Garry Tallent, Steve Van Zandt,
Max Weinberg

Disc 1:

Set 1:
1) Badlands (5:42) *
2) Streets Of Fire (4:43)
3) Spirit In The Night (7:57)
4) Darkness On The Edge Of Town (5:21) **
5) Independence Day (6:06) ***
6) The Promised Land (6:15)
7) Prove It All Night (9:21) $
8) Racing In The Street (9:18)
9) Thunder Road (9:04)
10) Meeting Across The River (3:29)
11) Jungleland (10:09) =

Between-sets break radio chats and interview:
12) DJ chat with Jack Scher (1:16)

Disc 2:

1) DJ chat with Scher and Snadowsy (4:52)
2) Vin Scelsa interview (August 15th 1978 - New York, NY - The Palladium) (10:11) +
3) DJ chat (5:25)

Set 2:
4) Kitty's Back (13:21)
5) Fire (3:32)
6) Candy's Room (3:01)
7) Because The Night (7:17) &
8) Point Blank (6:35) #
9) Not Fade Away (4:09) &
10) She's The One (7:20)

Disc 3:

1) Backstreets / Sad Eyes (11:59) &
2) Rosalita (Come Out Tonight) (11:39) !
3) DJ chat (1:59)

Encore:
4) 4th Of July, Asbury Park (Sandy) (7:47)
5) Born To Run (4:37)
6) Tenth Avenue Freeze-Out (6:42)
7) The Detroit Medley (9:33)
8) Raise Your Hand (5:00)
9) closing comments (2:01)

* "...Capital Theatre in Passaic, New Jersey...Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band..."
** "You're listening to Bruce Springsteen live from the Capitol Theatre in Passaic over WNEW-FM in New York".
*** "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? See you".
+ "This is Vin Scelsa (...) Bruce Springsteen backstage last Friday night after a show at the Palladium in N.Y.".
& "This is WNMEW-FM in New York 102.7 on your dial, we're listening to Bruce Springsteen...".
#
[Cuts in on drum intro].
! Band intro: Roy Bittan, Steve Van Zandt, Garry Tallent, Max Weinberg, Danny Federici, Clarence Clemons.

Source: Recorded: Teac cass recorder> Playback: Sony cass deck> PC> Vol. normalization> Track spilts> FLAC.
[Capital Theatre - The Way It Was] Flac set shared on Jungleland by kajsa89.
TLH analysis - fingerprints
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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