WHEN THE SAINTS GO MARCHING IN

Live 19 Nov 2006 version


[Spoken intro:] This is a song that sort of explains that whole project.

Bruce Springsteen:We are all traveling in the footsteps
Of those that'd come before
And we'll all be reunited
On that new and sunlit shore

Bruce Springsteen:When the saints go marching in
When the saints go marching in
Lord, how I want to be in that number
When the saints go marching in

Marc Anthony Thompson:And when the sun refuses to shine
When the sun refuses to shine
Lord, how I want to be in that number
When the saints go marching in

Marc Anthony Thompson:Oh when the saints go marching in
Oh when the saints go marching in
Lord, how I want to be there on that morning
When the saints go marching in

Patti Scialfa:When the trumpet sounds its call
When the trumpet sounds its call
Oh, how I want to be in that number
When the trumpet sounds its call

Patti Scialfa:When the saints go marching in
When the saints go marching in
Lord, how I want to be in that number
Oh when the saints go marching in

Bruce Springsteen:Now some say, some say this world of trouble
Is the only world we'll ever see
But I'm waiting for that morning
When the new world is revealed

Marc Anthony Thompson:Oh when the new world is revealed
Oh when the new world is revealed
Lord, how I want to be there on that morning
When the new world is revealed

Bruce Springsteen:Oh when the saints
Thompson and Scialfa:When the saints
Bruce Springsteen:Go marching in
Thompson and Scialfa:Go marching in
Bruce Springsteen:When the saints
Patti Scialfa:When the saints
Bruce Springsteen:Go marching in
Marc Anthony Thompson:Go marching in
Bruce Springsteen:Lord I want to be in that number
When the saints go marching in

Bruce Springsteen:Lord, how I want
Marc Anthony Thompson:Lord, how I want
Bruce Springsteen:Be in that number
Marc Anthony Thompson:To be in that number
Bruce Springsteen:When the saints go marching in

[Spoken outro:] Yes, Marc Anthony Thompson! Miss Patti Scialfa!


Info

The above lyrics are for the live 19 Nov 2006 performance of WHEN THE SAINTS GO MARCHING IN at Point Theatre in Dublin, Ireland, during The Seeger Sessions Tour. The live 19 Nov 2006 version of ERIE CANAL was released on the Live In Dublin album and home video in 2007. The spoken intro is edited out on the album and home video releases.

Ticket stub for the 19 Nov 2006 show at Point Theatre, Dublin, Ireland
Ticket stub for the 19 Nov 2006 show at Point Theatre, Dublin, Ireland
(Taken from Brucebase)

Bruce Springsteen performing WHEN THE SAINTS GO MARCHING IN during the 19 Nov 2006 show at Point Theatre, Dublin, Ireland (from the "Live In Dublin" DVD)
Bruce Springsteen performing WHEN THE SAINTS GO MARCHING IN during the 19 Nov 2006 show at Point Theatre, Dublin, Ireland (from the "Live In Dublin" DVD)

Live In Dublin

At the end of the Seeger Sessions Tour, the three-night stand at Point Theater in Dublin, Ireland, (17-18-19 Nov 2006) was filmed with nine High Definition cameras. A selection of 23 songs from these three nights was officially released on 05 Jun 2007 on the Live In Dublin album and home video, credited to "Bruce Springsteen With The Sessions Band". "Seeger" was dropped from the band's name for this release, apparently due to the fact that many of the songs are Springsteen originals from his earlier records, or covers that are not related to Pete Seeger.

Live In Dublin is available in 4 formats: 2-CD set, standard DVD, 2-CD/1-DVD combo set, and Blu-ray disc.

Bruce Springsteen With The Sessions Band -- Live In Dublin (album cover art)
Bruce Springsteen With The Sessions Band -- Live In Dublin (album cover art)
Bruce Springsteen With The Sessions Band -- Live In Dublin (DVD cover art)
Bruce Springsteen With The Sessions Band -- Live In Dublin (DVD cover art)

The album charted in several countries, but only made it to #1 in Ireland.

Country Chart Peak position
Australia 40
Canada 31
Denmark 5
Ireland 1
Italy 4
New Zealand 14
Spain 3
Sweden 2
The Netherlands 4
UK 21
USA Billboard 200 23

The video was edited by Emmy- and Grammy-winner Thom Zimny, with audio mixed by Bob Clearmountain (including 5.1 surround) and mastered by Bob Ludwig.

Disc 1 (CD release):

  1. ATLANTIC CITY [Live 17 Nov 2006 version]
  2. OLD DAN TUCKER [Live 19 Nov 2006 version]
  3. EYES ON THE PRIZE [Live 18 Nov 2006 version]
  4. JESSE JAMES [Live 18 Nov 2006 version]
  5. FURTHER ON (UP THE ROAD) [Live 17 Nov 2006 version]
  6. O MARY DON'T YOU WEEP [Live 17 Nov 2006 version]
  7. ERIE CANAL [Live 19 Nov 2006 version]
  8. IF I SHOULD FALL BEHIND [Live 19 Nov 2006 version]
  9. MY OKLAHOMA HOME [Live 18 Nov 2006 version]
  10. HIGHWAY PATROLMAN [Live 18 Nov 2006 version]
  11. MRS. MCGRATH [Live 17 Nov 2006 version]
  12. HOW CAN A POOR MAN STAND SUCH TIMES AND LIVE? [Live 18 Nov 2006 version]
  13. JACOB'S LADDER [Live 18 Nov 2006 version]

Disc 2 (CD release):

  1. LONG TIME COMIN' [Live 17 Nov 2006 version]
  2. OPEN ALL NIGHT [Live 18 Nov 2006 version]
  3. PAY ME MY MONEY DOWN [Live 17 Nov 2006 version]
  4. GROWIN' UP [Live 17 Nov 2006 version]
  5. WHEN THE SAINTS GO MARCHING IN [Live 19 Nov 2006 version]
  6. THIS LITTLE LIGHT OF MINE [Live 19 Nov 2006 version]
  7. AMERICAN LAND [Live 18 Nov 2006 version]
  8. BLINDED BY THE LIGHT [Live 19 Nov 2006 version]
  9. LOVE OF THE COMMON PEOPLE [Live 24 Oct 2006 version]
  10. WE SHALL OVERCOME [Live 19 Nov 2006 version]

DVD and Blu-ray releases:

  • All 23 tracks on a single disc

Notes:

  • The last three songs are bonus tracks on the album release and the last two tracks are bonus tracks on the home video releases.
  • All songs were recorded during the three-night stand in Dublin except for LOVE OF THE COMMON PEOPLE which was recorded in Barcelona.
  • Five more songs recorded during the three-night stand in Dublin were exclusively released on the Bruce Springsteen With The Sessions Band PBS Exclusive promo EP:
    - BOBBY JEAN [Live 18 Nov 2006 version]
    - THE GHOST OF TOM JOAD [Live 19 Nov 2006 version]
    - JOHNNY 99 [Live 18 Nov 2006 version]
    - FOR YOU [Live 19 Nov 2006 version]
    - MY CITY OF RUINS [Live 17 Nov 2006 version].

Credits

Thanks Jake (ol'catfishinthelake at BTX and Greasy Lake) for the lyrics help.

Available Versions

List of available versions of WHEN THE SAINTS GO MARCHING IN on this website:

WHEN THE SAINTS GO MARCHING IN [Live 20 Apr 2006 version]
WHEN THE SAINTS GO MARCHING IN [Live 25 Apr 2006 (morning) version]
WHEN THE SAINTS GO MARCHING IN [Live 19 Nov 2006 version]

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