BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN
1978-09-20 - Passaic, NJ
"Darkness On The Edge Of Town" Tour 1978
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Tonight It's Just Me And You! (this is a project by fans for fans - not for sale) (3cd)
1978-09-20
- Passaic, NJ - Capitol Theatre - show - sbd (168m)
Bruce Springsteen, Roy Bittan, Clarence Clemons, Danny Federici, Garry Tallent, Steve Van Zandt,
Max Weinberg

Disc 1:

1) Good Rockin' Tonight (3:44)
2) Badlands (4:34)
3) Spirit In The Night (10:26) *
4) Darkness On The Edge Of Town (5:02) **
5) Independence Day (7:35)
6) The Promised Land (6:17)
7) Prove It All Night (12:46) ***
8) It's My Life (6:47)
9) Thunder Road (end cut) (5:29) $
10) Jungleland (start cut) (10:27) =

Disc 2:

1) Santa Claus Is Coming To Town (5:12) +
2) Fire (3:11)
3) Candy's Room (3:21)
4) Because The Night (7:05)
5) Point Blank (9:13)
6) Kitty's Back (13:21)

Disc 3:

1) Incident On 57th Street (10:34) &
2) Rosalita (Come Out Tonight) (11:29) #
3) Born To Run (5:51)
4) Tenth Avenue Freeze-Out (5:28)
5) The Detroit Medley (10:47)
6) Twist And Shout (9:26) ?

* "Duded up for Wednesday night". "Let me guess, that’s you guys (?) four nights, tickets and tickets..."
** "...Alright?...oh boy...this is a new song, somebody asked for out back...it was a little blonde-haired girl...”.
*** "A fellow's here tonight (...) his name is Phil Petillo and he's been...he's just about the best gutar man...".
$ Roy starts "Racing In The Street" intro but Bruce decides to go right into "Thunder Road". Fades on last note.

= Fades in on piano intro. "We’re gonna take a 20-minute break then we’ll be back to do another set for you...".
+ "I hope you’re ready for this now...here we go...we know it’s a little early”.
&
[Cut at 9:14].
# Band intro: Roy Bittan, Steve Van Zandt, Garry Tallent, Max Weinberg, Danny Federici, Clarence Clemons.
? "Chihuahua" quoted.

1978-09-20 - Passaic, NJ - Capitol Theatre - soundcheck (28m)
Bruce Springsteen, Roy Bittan, Clarence Clemons, Danny Federici, Garry Tallent, Steve Van Zandt,
Max Weinberg

1) piano instrumental (1:29)
2) Thunder Road (instrumental) (2:02)
3) I'm Alive / guitar instrumental (4:00)
4) Whole Lotta Love (instrumental) (1:06)
5) Don't Be Cruel (vocal ad-lib) (0:23)
6) Can't Help It (If I'm Still I Love With You) (1:32)
7) Guess Things Happen That Way I (1:04)
8) Guess Things Happen That Way II / Hey Porter (vocal ad-lib) (0:49)
9) I Walk The Line (0:54)
10) I Heard That Lonesome Whistle / piano instrumental (1:05)
11) Go Away (Come Close) / High School Confidential / Go Away (Come Close) (9:58)

Source: show: DVD Audio Rip> CD-R Trade> EAC> wav> FLAC. - soundcheck: CD-R Trade> EAC> WAV> FLAC.
[1978-09-20 - Capitol Theatre, Passaic NJ (Show)] Flac set shared as torrent on Jungleland by AbramsBr8.
No SBE's - TLH analysis - fingerprints
Date and venue confirmed by show ticket (see above).
Show listed on Brucebase (with a verbatim from this show) and Bruce Springsteen database.
Brucebase lists the soundcheck as September 19th 1978.


Useful resources:

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


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