BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN
1978-12-20 - Seattle, WA
"Darkness On The Edge Of Town" Tour 1978

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THIS IS FOR THE CRAZIES (Anubis Records 2310/11/12) (3cd)
1978-12-20
- Seattle, WA - Seattle Center Arena - aud (189m)
Bruce Springsteen, Roy Bittan, Clarence Clemons, Danny Federici, Garry Tallent, Steve Van Zandt,
Max Weinberg

Disc 1:

1978-09-03 - Saginaw, WA - Civic Centre:
1) Badlands (4:52)
2) Streets Of Fire (4:54)
1978-12-20 - Seattle, WA - Seattle Center Arena - Set 1:
3) Rendezvous (3:44) *
4) Spirit In The Night (7:54)
5) Darkness On The Edge Of Town (5:02)
6) Independence Day (6:46) **
7) The Promised Land (5:55)
8) Prove It All Night (11:48) ***
9) Pretty Flamingo (11:03)
10) Thunder Road (6:07)

Disc 2:

1) Jungleland (10:39) $
1978-12-20 - Seattle, WA - Seattle Center Arena - Set 2:
2) The Ties That Bind (4:08)
3) Santa Claus Is Coming To Town (10:32)
4) Fire (2:47) =
5) Candy's Room (3:12)
6) Because The Night (8:14) +
7) Fever (8:36)
8) Mona / She's The One (14:16) &
9) Backstreets / Sad Eyes (11:54)

Disc 3:

1) Rosalita (Come Out Tonight) (13:53) ?
2) Born To Run (5:06)
3) The Detroit Medley (10:02)
4) Tenth Avenue Freeze-Out (4:36)
5) Quarter To Three (12:49) !
6) Rave On (2:57)
7) Twist And Shout (7:08)

* "...Uh...this is an old song of mine, this is called Rendezvous and it's been out on some bootlegs and stuff...".
** "This is a song I wrote a while ago (...) on our new album which we ought to try and start in February".
*** Skip at 10.51.
$ "E Street Band (...) Big Man...thank you...we're gonna take a twenty minute break".
= Skip at 0:49.
+ Skip at 2:17.
& Skip at 3:47. "Gloria" quoted.
? "This is our last show before Christmas time it's our 117th show". Skip at 4.12.

- Band intro: Roy Bittan, Steve Van Zandt, Garry Tallent, Max Weinberg, Danny Federici, Clarence Clemons.
! Dropout at 4.23.

Source: Tattoodad Limited edition #5/ESTRTBNDFAN traded copy no edition #>EAC>Sony sound forge>wav>flac.
[Bruce Seattle 19781220] Flac set shared as torrent on Jungleland by lenoplaf.
TLH analysis - fingerprints
Date and venue confirmed by show 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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