Bruce Springsteen March 18, 2012 – Philips Arena, Atlanta, GA

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band – March 18, 2012 – Philips Arena, Atlanta, GA, USA

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Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band started their Wrecking Ball Tour offically at the Philips Arena in Atlanta, GA

Setlist & Videos:

Soundcheck:

The River
The Way You Do The Things You Do – 634-5789 (“Apollo Medley”)
Rocky Ground
Born To Run
She’s The One

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Show:

1. We Take Care Of Our Own (Video #1) (Video #2 + intro) (Video #3) (Video #4)
2. Wrecking Ball (Video #1)
3. Badlands (Video #1 clip)
4. Death to My Hometown (Video #1) (Video #2 Pro-Shot!)
5. My City of Ruins (Video #1) (Video #2) (Video #3 close shot from pit!) (Video #4)
6. E Street Shuffle (Video #1 badly distorted sound)
7. Jack Of All Trades (Audio #1)
8. Seeds (Video #1)
9. Easy Money* (Audio #1) (Video #1) (Video #2) (Video #3 clip)
10. Waitin’ On a Sunny Day (Video #1) (Video #2) (Video #3)
11. The Promised Land (Audio #1)
12. The Way You Do The Things You Do (Video #1 clip) (the Temptations cover)
13. 634-5789 (Video #1 Close up clip!) (Wilson Pickett cover)
14. Shackled and Drawn (Video #1) (Video #2)
15. Lonesome Day* (Video #1)
16. The Rising (Video #1 clip) (Video #2)
17. We Are Alive (Audio #1)
18. Thunder Road (Video #1) (Video #2) (Video #3)

Encore:

19. Rocky Ground (with Michelle Moore) (Audio #1)
20. Land of Hope and Dreams (Video #1)
21. Born To Run* (Video #1) (Video #2) (Video 3#) (Video 4#) (Video 5# clip) (Video #6 clip) (Video #7 clip) (Video #8 + BTR)
22. Dancing In The Dark* (Video #1) (Video #2) (Video #3)
23. American Land* (Video #1)
24. 10th Avenue Freeze Out (Video #1) (Video 2#) (Video #3 distorted) (Video #4 clip)

*Tour Premiere

Notes:

“The Way You Do the Things You Do” is a 1964 hit single by The Temptations for the Gordy (Motown) label. Written by Miracles members Smokey Robinson and Bobby Rogers, the single was The Temptations’ first charting single on the Billboard Hot 100, peaking in the Top 20 at number eleven and also went to number one on the Cash Box R&B chart. – Wikipedia

“634-5789″ a.k.a. “6345-789″ a.k.a. “634-5789 (Soulsville, U.S.A.)” is the title of a classic soul track written by Eddie Floyd and Steve Cropper. The song was first recorded by soul legend Wilson Pickett on his 1966 Atlantic Records album The Exciting Wilson Pickett and the single reached #1 on the “Black Singles” chart and #13 on the “Pop Singles” chart. The track was later also recorded by Otis Redding and included on The Soul Album., as well as by Ry Cooder. – Wikipedia

Bootleg status: Circulating
More info about Bruce Springsteen bootlegs on SPL: Wrecking Ball Tour – Audio Recordings
Video status: See SPL’s 2012 Wrecking Ball Tour – DVD Bootleg List

Reviews & Press:

Steven Van Zandt on Netflix show ‘Lilyhammer’ and the Springsteen tour (pre-show)

The return of Bruce Springsteen (pre-show)

E Street Band’s Nils Lofgren Excited to Start Bruce’s Tour in Atlanta

Review: Bruce Springsteen triumphs at emotional Atlanta tour opener – Atlanta Music Scene

Review: Bruce Springsteen Tour Kickoff In Atlanta: New Songs, New Horns, Crowd Surfing

Review: Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, Philips Arena, Atlanta, GA, 3-18-12 – Jukeboxgradute.com

Review: Bruce Springsteen’s ‘Wrecking Ball’ World Tour Officially Launches In Atlanta

Review: Bruce Springsteen Atlanta show review SPOILERS! - phishhook.com

Review: My Review of Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band – Atlanta, GA March 18, 2012 – tracearmstrong.com

Photos:

Bruce Springsteen Photos and Review – Atlanta, Ga. – pastemagazine.com
Bruce Springsteen plays Philips Arena (Photos) – clatl.com
Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band rock sold-out Philips – http://projects.accessatlanta.com

Discussion/Forums

Georgia on My Mind..the Official Atlanta GA Set List – SPL Messages
The Official March 18 Atlanta SETLISTVISION thread – Greasylake
The Official ATLANTA Setlist Thread – Backstreets (BTX)


Related: Bruce Springsteen Wrecking Ball Tour Dates 2012 – Master tour list with links to each concert.


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