Bruce Springsteen

Porn in the U.S.A.! Too! [bootleg]

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This oddly named double-LP bootleg contains the second half of the fifteenth show of Bruce Springsteen's Born in the U.S.A. Tour, performed at the Exhibition Stadium Grandstand in Toronto on July 24, 1984. The recording comes from a good audience tape. The album contains the final 12 songs performed at the show. Having dispensed with some of the more serious material in the first half (heard on the album Porn in the U.S.A.!), Springsteen completes his lengthy show with some of his lighter and more sentimental songs from the new Born in the U.S.A. album (a slow version of "No Surrender," tdedicated to former E Street Band guitarist Steve Van Zandt, "Bobby Jean," "I'm on Fire," the non-LP B-side "Pink Cadillac") and some of his grand set pieces ("Racing in the Street," "Rosalita," "Jungleland," "Born to Run"), ending the show with a cover of the Rolling Stones' "Street Fighting Man" and the grabbag of rock oldies known as "Detroit Medley," including, on this occasion, "Land of 1,000 Dances" and Springsteen's travelogue improvisation, "I Hear a Train."