BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN
1980-12-31 - Uniondale, NY
THE RIVER TOUR - 1st leg

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NASSAU NIGHT (Crystal Cat Records CC-387-89) (3cd)
1980-12-31
- Uniondale, NY - Nassau Coliseum - sbd (225m)
Bruce Springsteen, Roy Bittan, Clarence Clemons, Danny Federici, Garry Tallent, Steve Van Zandt,
Max Weinberg

Disc 1:

Set 1:
1) intro (0:31)
2) Night (3:08)
3) Prove It All Night  (6:00)
4) Spirit in The Night (7:49)
5) Darkness On The Edge Of Town (4:46)
6) Independence Day (5:39)
7) Who'll Stop The Rain? (5:53)
8) This Land Is Your Land (3:19)
9) The Promised Land (5:58)
10) Out In The Street (4:34) *
11) Racing In The Street (8:15)
12) piano (0:45)
13) The River (6:57)
14) Badlands (5:07)
15) Thunder Road (6:59) **

Disc 2:

Set 2:
1) intro (0:27)
2) Cadillac Ranch (4:57)
3) Sherry Darling (5:15)
4) Hungry Heart (4:33)
5) Merry Xmas Baby (4:50) ***
6) Fire (4:33)
7) Candy's Room (5:12)
8) Because The Night (8:41)
9) 4th Of July, Asbury Park (Sandy) (6:53) $
#
10) Rendezvous (3:25) =
11) Fade Away (10:08) +
12) The Price You Pay (5:23) ^
13) Wreck On The Highway (5:44)
14) Two Hearts (2:44)
15) Ramrod (4:32)

Disc 3:

1) You Can Look (4:54) &
2) Held Up Without A Gun (1:44)
3) Midnight Hour (2:55)
4) Auld Lang Syne (2:03)
5) Rosalita (Come Out Tonight) (13:57) #
6) Santa Claus Is Coming To Town (5:24)
7) Jungleland (12:21)
8) Born To Run (4:38)
9) The Detroit Medley (Devil With A Blue Dress On) (1:22)
10) The Detroit Medley (Good Golly Miss Molly) (0:42)
11) The Detroit Medley (C.C. Rider) (1:16)
12) The Detroit Medley (Jenny Take A Ride / Boogie) (2:53)
13) The Detroit Medley (I Hear A Train / Devil With...) (6:53)
14) Twist And Shout (7:58)
15) Raise Your Hand (3:13)

* Skip at 4:06.
** "E Street Band...Big Man...we're gonna take a little break and we're back in a little while, alright?".
*** Officially released on 7" and 12" single. Jingle Bells quoted by Clarence.
$ "Here's a song we did ah (...) a long time ago, never recorded ah...it's called Rendezvous".
= Officially released on "Tracks" album. Last known version.
+ Skip at 7:32.
^ Different verse.
& Dropout at 0:47.
Officially released on "The Essential Bruce Springsteen" album. Premiere live version.
"10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4 ,3 , 2, 1, Happy New Year! Here he is 1981...".
#
Band intro: Roy Bittan, Steve Van Zandt, Garry Tallent, Max Weinberg, Danny Federici, Clarence Clemons.

Source: Lineage unknown.
[1980-12-31 - Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale (Crystal Cat)] Flac set shared as torrent on Jungleland by TittenTei.
No SBE's - TLH analysis - fingerprints
Date and venue confirmed by show ticket and pass (see above).
Show and recording listed on Brucebase (with a verbatim from this show) and Bruce Springsteen database.
Bootleg listed on Bruce Springsteen Database.

# Officially released on the Live 1975-1985 album.


Useful resources:

Brucebase - 1979-1980
Bruce Springsteen database - setlists
Wikipedia - The River Tour


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