Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band at Citizen's Bank Park in Philadelphia, PA. September 2, 2012
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Epic E Street

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band went insane at Citizen’s Bank Park in Philly over Labor Day weekend (the first of two shows). I was bummed that there was a lack of ‘No Surrender’ and ‘American Land’, but it was a fantastic 33-song, 3-hour-and-40-minute party to end the summer. I’ve never imagined that ‘Working on the Highway’ could sound so ridiculously good. And ‘Badlands’ and ‘Shackled and Drawn’ – holy shit! ‘Rosalita’ even came out. Unfortunately, I missed most of ‘Thunder Road’ after a gentleman next to us passed out and had to be carried to safety by me and other fellow concertgoers.

And to think – just a few minutes away at the same exact time on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway – Pearl Jam was playing ’99 Problems’ with Jay-Z at the ‘Made in America’ festival. Philadelphia is the now officially the music capital of the world. The setlist:

Summertime Blues
Out in the Street
Sherry Darling
Hungry Heart
We Take Care of Our Own
Wrecking Ball
Death to My Hometown
Lost in the Flood
My City of Ruins
Spirit in the Night
Green Onions
Good Rockin’ Tonight
Cadillac Ranch
I’m on Fire
Candy’s Room
She’s the One
Jack of All Trades
Human Touch
Working on the Highway
Shackled and Drawn
Waitin’ on a Sunny Day
Jersey Girl
The Rising
Badlands
Land of Hope and Dreams

ENCORE:
We Are Alive
Thunder Road
Born to Run
Rosalita (Come Out Tonight)
Dancing in the Dark
Tenth Avenue Freeze-out
You Can’t Sit Down
Twist and Shout

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4 thoughts on “Epic E Street

  1. fap1960 says:

    An over the top nite…..Mr Springsteen is far far away from anything sounding like a farewell tour……..Woo HOO…Bruce we love you!!!!!!

  2. Pingback: Bruce Springsteen 2012-09-02 Citizens Bank Park, Philadelphia, PA | Bruce Springsteen Wrecking Ball Tour Blog

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