BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN
1978-12-15 - San Francisco, CA
"Darkness On The Edge Of Town" Tour 1978

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Prodigal Son At Winterland - The 25th Anniversary  Remaster (Prodigal Son) (3cd)
1978-12-15
- San Francisco, CA - Winterland - KSAN-FM broadcast (187m)
Bruce Springsteen, Roy Bittan, Clarence Clemons, Danny Federici, Garry Tallent, Steve Van Zandt,
Max Weinberg

Disc 1:

1) Badlands (5:34) *
2) Streets Of Fire (5:28)
3) Spirit In The Night (7:44)
4) Darkness On The Edge Of Town (5:46)
5) Factory (3:55)
6) The Promised Land (6:10)
7) Prove It All Night (12:38) **
8) Racing In The Street (9:53)
9) Thunder Road (6:02)
10) Jungleland (10:02)

Disc 2:

1) The Ties That Bind (4:18) ***
2) Santa story (3:46)
3) Santa Claus Is Coming To Town (4:13) $
4) The Fever (8:29) +
5) Fire (3:08)
6) Candy's Room (3:11)
7) Because The Night (7:36)
8) Point Blank (8:36)
9) Mona / Preachers Daughter (3:50)
10) She's The One (8:54)
11) Backstreets / Drive All Night (11:52)

Disc 3:

1) Rosalita (Come Out Tonight) (10:49) ^
2) Born To Run (4:49)
3) The Detroit Medley (9:22) ?
4) Tenth Avenue Freeze-Out (6:28) =
5) Raise Your Hand (5:32) #
6) Quarter To Three (8:55) &

* "KSAN in S. Francisco (...) live from Winterland, Bill Graham will do the introductions (...) Bruce Springsteen".
** "I'm sure, will hear this someday through the magic of bootlegging, alright!...Here's Racing In The Street".
*** "I'm a-here...we got a lot of people listening in tonight up in Seattle, Portland, Sacramento, Eugene...so...".
$ "Merry Christmas, happy holidays, happy New Year, best everything...alright".
+ "We never recorded this, this is a song that Southside recorded, it was, I guess, on some bootlegs".

^ Band intro: Roy Bittan, Steve Van Zandt, Garry Tallent, Max Weinberg, Danny Federici, Clarence Clemons.
? "This is for everybody up in Seattle and Portland, we're gonna be going up there and see them in a few days".
= "Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band live from Winterland in San Francisco that was their second encore".
# "...There it is Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band live from the Winterland (...) Record Plant mobile unit".
& Fades in. This song seems to originate from a different show as witnesses state it wasn't played on Dec. 15.

Source: FM, Remastered - ("Winterland Night" is source for the majority of tracks...").
[Bruce Springsteen - Winterland Night] Shn set shared as torrent on Jungleland by zhadum100.
No SBE's - TLH analysis - fingerprints
Date and venue confirmed by show poster and ticket (see above).
Show and recording listed on Brucebase (with a verbatim from this show) and Bruce Springsteen database.
Complete artwork can be found here.


Useful resources:

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


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