Bruce Springsteen channelled the hometown sounds of Perth last night when he opened his third Australian show with AC/DC's ‘Highway To Hell’.

AC/DC’s Bon Scott was a Fremantle boy and is buried in the town just south of Perth.

Springsteen set a pattern of performing the songs of hometown legends when he opened his 2013 Australian tour in Brisbane with a cover of The Saints ‘Just Like Fire Would’. He went on to record the Saints song a week later in Sydney. That Sydney recording is the version featured on his new album ‘High Hopes’.

Bruce Springsteen once opened a London show with The Clash’s ‘London Calling’.

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band setlist Perth February 8, 2014

Highway To Hell (AC/DC cover)
Badlands (from Darkness On The Edge of Tour, 1978)
Adam Raises A Cain (from Darkness On The Edge of Tour, 1978)
Streets of Fire (from Darkness On The Edge of Tour, 1978)
Candy’s Room (from Darkness On The Edge of Tour, 1978)
High Hopes (from High Hopes, 2014)
Just Like Fire Would (from High Hopes, 2014)
Spirit In The Night (from Greetings From Asbury Park, NJ, 1973)
Wrecking Ball (From Wrecking Ball, 2012)
No Surrender (from Born In The USA, 1984)
Bobby Jean (from Born In The USA, 1984)
Because The Night (from Live 1975-85, 1986)
Downbound Train (from Born In The USA, 1984)
Heaven’s Wall (from High Hopes, 2014)
Open All Night (from Nebraska, 1982)
Shackled And Drawn (From Wrecking Ball, 2012)
Radio Nowhere (from The Rising, 2002)
The Ghost of Tom Joad (from High Hopes, 2014)
Land Of Hope and Dreams (from Live In New York City, 2001)

The Promise (from The Promise, 2010)
Born In The U.S.A. (from Born In The USA, 1984)
Born To Run (from Born To Run, 1975)
Seven Nights To Rock (Moon Mulligan cover)
Dancing In The Dark (from Born In The USA, 1984)
Tenth Avenue Freeze-Out (from Born To Run, 1975)
American Land (from Live In Dublin, 2007)

Terry’s Song (from Magic, 2007)
Thunder Road (from Born To Run, 1975)

Bruce Springsteen 2014 Australian dates

February 5, 7, 8, Perth, Perth Arena
February 11, 12, Adelaide, Entertainment Centre
February 15, 16, Melbourne, AAMI Park
February 19, Sydney, Allphones Arena
February 22, 23, Hunter Valley, Hope Estate
February 26, Brisbane, Entertainment Centre

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