BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN
1978-12-08 - Houston, TX
"Darkness On The Edge Of Town" Tour 1978

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Spirit In Houston (3cd)
1978-12-08
- Houston, TX - The Summit (173m)
Bruce Springsteen, Roy Bittan, Clarence Clemons, Danny Federici, Garry Tallent, Steve Van Zandt,
Max Weinberg

Disc 1:

Set 1:
1) intro (0:29) *
2) Badlands (4:53)
3) Streets Of Fire (5:07)
4) It's Hard To Be A Saint In The City (4:59)
5) Darkness On The Edge Of Town (5:59)
6) Spirit In The Night (6:54)
7) Indipendence Day (6:33)
8) The Promised Land (5:52)
9) Prove It All Night (11:21) **
10) Racing In The Street (9:56)
11) Thunder Road (6:11)
12) Jungleland (10:55) ***

Disc 2:

Set 2:
1) The Ties That Bind (4:18) $
2) Santa Claus Is Coming To Town (4:59) =
3) The Fever (8:06)
4) Fire (3:24)
5) Candy's Room (3:20)
6) Because The Night (8:01)
7) Point Blank (7:56)
8) Mona / She's The One (9:12) +

Disc 3:

1) She's The One (2:55) &
2) Backstreets (9:21)
3) Rosalita (Come Out Tonight) (11:02) ?
4) Born To Run (4:51)
5) The Detroit Medley (9:04)
6) Tenth Avenue Freeze-Out (3:51) !
7) You Can't Sit Down (4:05) #

* "Hello Houston".
** Long guitar intro.
[First note slightly cut].
*** "E Street Band (...) we'll be back in 20 minutes to do another set for you".
$
"This is a brand new song, this is called The Ties That Bind".
= "Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays and all that stuff".
+
[Cut on "I Get Mad" section].
& Continued after cut.
? Band intro: Roy Bittan, Steve Van Zandt, Garry Tallent, Max Weinberg, Danny Federici, Clarence Clemons.

! [Cuts in on intro].
#
"This is a song we haven't done yet on this tour...don't stop yelling, you got me excited".

Source: CD-R trade > To Wav using EAC > To FLAC using TLH (Sector Aligned and Level 8).
[1978-12-08 Houston TX] Flac set shared as torrent on Jungleland by Orakelet.
No SBE's - TLH analysis - fingerprints
Date and venue confirmed by show tickets (see above).
Show listed on Brucebase (with a verbatim from this show) and Bruce Springsteen database.


Useful resources:

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


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