27 – the boss, man | bruce springsteen

FrankenMixes: The Never, Ever Ask Series
(Bruce Springsteen is not God. But, hell, close enough.) 

1. “You’re not the boss of me!” | Friends/Matthew Perry as “Chandler Bing”
2. “Yes, I am!” | Bud Light commercial
3. Livin’ in the Future
     “Just about sundown, you come walkin’ through town, your boot heels clickin’ like the barrel of a pistol spinnin’ ’round.”
4. Blinded by the Light
     “Mama always told me not to look into the sights of the sun / Oh, but mama …”
5. Rendezvous (live)
     “Ooh, I want a rendezvous!)
6. Rosalita (Come Out Tonight)
     “Your papa says he knows that I don’t have any money! Oh, your papa says he knows that I don’t have any money! Oh, your daddy says he knows that I don’t have any money!”
7. Queen of the Supermarket
     “I catch a smile that blows this whole fucking place apart.”
8. Does This Bus Stop at 82nd Street?”
     “The Daily News asks her for the dope. She says, ‘Man, the dope’s that there’s still hope.'”
9. Backstreets
     “After all this time, to find we’re just like all the rest, stranded in the park and forced to confess to …”
10. Badlands
       “All men wanna be rich. Rich men wanna be king. And a king ain’t satisfied till he rules everything.”
11. Thunder Road
        “It’s town full of losers, and I’m pulling out of here to win.”
12. Streets of Philadelphia
       “I walked a thousand miles just to slip this skin.”
13. Youngstown
       “When I die I don’t want no part of heaven; I would not do heaven’s work well. I pray the devil comes and takes me to stand in the fiery furnaces of hell.”
14. The Wrestler
        “Have you ever seen a one-armed man punching at nothing but the breeze? If you’ve ever seen a one-armed man then you’ve seen me.”
15. Adam Raised a Cain
       “In the Bible Cain slew Abel and east of Eden he was cast. You’re born into this life paying, for the sins of somebody else’s past.”
16. Your Own Worst Enemy
        “The times they got too clear, so you removed all the mirrors …”
17. Empty Sky (live)
       “I want a kiss from your lips. I want an eye for an eye. I woke up this morning to the empty sky.”
18. If I Should Fall Behind (live), with additional vocalists Little Steven Van Zandt, Nils Lofgren, Patti Scialfa and Clarence Clemmons
        “I’ll wait for you. And should I fall behind, wait for me.”
19. Land of Hope and Dreams
       “This train … carries saints and sinners. This train … carries losers and winners. This train … carries whores and gamblers. This train … carries lost souls.”

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