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When Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band’s Wrecking Ball tour hit Kansas City, Mo., last month, they opened with Wilbert Harrison’s “Kansas City.” Two nights later in Denver, it was Bob Seger’s “Get Out of Denver” that got the show rolling.
As for the song Springsteen chose to open with in Anaheim on Tuesday night: "Land of Hope and Dreams."
Who would have guessed?
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