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Song title: So young and in love


So young and in love

There’s flying angels on your fire escape
They lie to your mama for you, try to keep you safe
You’re with them fire alley virgins on a midnight vamp
Lost your heart on Main Street to a beautiful tramp
You lost your mind
She’s sent from above
You’re so young and in love
So young and in love
So young and in love
So young and in love
So young and in love

Rat traps filled with soul crusaders.
They’re soppin’ ‘n’ boppin’ ‘n’ moppin’ with Little Melvin and the Invaders
Missy’s on the dance floor doin’ her stuff
Leroy’s dancin’ doin’ the continental strut
Sent from above
So young and in love
So young and in love
So young and in love
So young and in love

Everybody’s reelin’ when the band hits the ceilin’
Don’t you know you wanna go
The kids start rockin’ when the boys start knockin’
And everybody wants to go
Let’s go!

Joint’s shut down but you don’t wanna go home
You’re in the shady side of town and you’re all alone
Papa’s chewin’ your ear off, you ain’t got no cash
Mama’s chewin’ your ear off ‘bout hangin’ out with trash
So fine, sent from above
So young and in love
So young and in love
So young and in love
So young and in love

Notes: Musically, the base is Paradise by the C. Dated back in 1974. Very similar to A love so fine. Quite identical lyrics, just the chorus is changed.


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Published on the following official releases:

Very few performances of this songs are known (to me, at least!):
 - 17/12/2000 Convention Hall, Asbury Park,NJ ,USA during the Convention Hall Shows 2000
 - 18/12/2000 Convention Hall, Asbury Park,NJ ,USA during the Convention Hall Shows 2000
 - 03/12/2001 Convention Hall, Asbury Park,NJ ,USA during the Convention Hall Shows 2001
 - 07/12/2001 Convention Hall, Asbury Park,NJ ,USA during the Convention Hall Shows 2001
 - 23/11/2002 American Airlines Arena, Miami,FL ,USA during the The Rising Tour
 - 07/12/2003 Convention Hall, Asbury Park,NJ ,USA during the Convention Hall Shows 2003
 - 08/12/2003 Convention Hall, Asbury Park,NJ ,USA during the Convention Hall Shows 2003
 - 28/02/2008 HCC Arena, Hartford,CT ,USA during the Magic tour
 - 07/05/2008 Count Basie Theater, Red Bank,NJ ,USA
 - 23/06/2008 Sportpaleis, Antwerp ,Belgium during the Magic tour
 - 22/04/2009 TD Bank North Garden, Boston,MA ,USA during the Working on a dream tour
 - 13/09/2009 Bank Atlantic Center, Ft. Lauerdale,FL ,USA during the Working on a dream tour
 - 03/11/2009 Time Warner Arena, Charlotte,NC ,USA during the Working on a dream tour
 - 03/04/2012 Izod Center, E.Rutherford,NJ ,USA during the Wrecking ball tour
 - 22/06/2013 Goffertpark, Nijmegen ,Netherlands during the Wrecking ball tour

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First known live performance: 17/12/2000 Convention Hall, Asbury Park,NJ ,USA
Last known live performance: 22/06/2013 Goffertpark, Nijmegen ,Netherlands

Song 'history':

Recorded during the 1974 and/or Born to Run sessions
The TRACKS studio out-take collection included for the first (official) time this song.
A great classic of the Convention Hall Holiday shows, being played during the Conventional Hall shows in 2000,2001 and 2003
One only rendering for this song in the Rising tour (23/11/2002 American Airlines Arena, Miami,FL ,USA)
Two only performances during the Magic tour (28/02/2008 HCC Arena, Hartford,CT ,USA and 23/06/2008 Sportpaleis, Antwerp ,Belgium)
It only saw the light 3 times in the whole Working on a Dream tour
Bruce gave this song only two shots through the Wrecking Ball tour (03/04/2012 Izod Center, E.Rutherford,NJ ,USA and 22/06/2013 Goffertpark, Nijmegen ,Netherlands)

The song was also played in informal happenings or off-tour appearances
Data from the www.brucespringsteen.it database