Wrecking Ball Tour Intro Music

On the Tunnel of Love tour, it was “Palisades Park;” on the Magic tour, a Calliope played “The Daring Young Man on the Flying Trapeze.”   On the Wrecking Ball tour, the things changed up periodically.

The list:

“I Got You (I Feel Good)” — James Brown (Atlanta)

“Papa’s Got a Brand New Bag” — James Brown (Greensboro)

“Big Boss Man” — The Pretty Things (Tampa)

“What Becomes of the Brokenhearted” – Jimmy Ruffin (Boston)

“All American Boy” – Bobby Bare (Philadelphia, Night 1)

“Big Boss Man” — The Pretty Things (Philadelphia, Night 2)

“Big Boss Man” — The Pretty Things (Washington)

“Big Boss Man” — The Pretty Things (Meadowlands, Night 1)

“Big Boss Man” — The Pretty Things (Meadowlands, Night 2)

“New York, New York” — Frank Sinatra (Madison Square Garden, Night 1)

“New York, New York” — Frank Sinatra (Madison Square Garden, Night 2)

“Dancing in the Street” — Martha & the Vandellas (Detroit)

“Buffalo Gals” — Bruce Springsteen & the Seeger Sessions Band (Buffalo)

“Main Title” theme from ‘The Magnificent Seven’ (Albany)

“Main Title” theme from ‘The Magnificent Seven’ (Cleveland)

“Main Title” theme from ‘The Magnificent Seven’ (San Jose)

“Main Title” theme from ‘The Magnificent Seven’ (Los Angeles, Night 1)

“Main Title” theme from ‘The Magnificent Seven’ (Los Angeles, Night 2)

None (JazzFest, New Orleans)

“Main Title” theme from ‘The Magnificent Seven’ (Newark)

“The Good, The Bad and the Ugly (Main Title)” (Seville)

“Main Title” theme from ‘The Magnificent Seven’ (Las Palmas)

“Last Dance” — Donna Summer (Barcelona, Night 1)

“Main Title” theme from ‘The Magnificent Seven’ (Barcelona, Night 2)

“Main Title” theme from ‘The Magnificent Seven’ (Frankfurt)

“Main Title” theme from ‘The Magnificent Seven’ (Köln)

None (Pinkpop Festival)

“Main Title” theme from ‘The Magnificent Seven’ (Berlin)

“Main Title” theme from ‘The Magnificent Seven’ (San Sebastian)

“Once Upon a Time in the West” (Theme) (Milan)

“Once Upon a Time in the West” (Theme) (Florence)

“Once Upon a Time in the West” (Theme) (Trieste)

“Once Upon a Time in the West” (Theme) (Madrid)

“Once Upon a Time in the West” (Theme) (Montpellier)

None (Sunderland)

“Big Boss Man” — The Pretty Things (Manchester)

None (Isle of Wight Festival)

“La Vie En Rose” (Roy/Charlie on Accordion) (Paris, Night 1)

“Au Claire de La Lune” (Roy/Charlie on Accordion) (Paris, Night 2)

None (Roskilde Festival)

“Main Title” theme from ‘The Magnificent Seven’ (Zürich)

None (Prague)

“Main Title” theme from ‘The Magnificent Seven’ (Vienna)

None (London)

None (Dublin, Night 1)

None (Dublin, Night 2)

None (Oslo)

None (Bergen, Night 1)

None (Bergen, Night 2)

“Once Upon a Time in the West” (Theme) (Gothenburg, Night 1)

“Main Title” theme from ‘The Magnificent Seven’ (Gothenburg, Night 2)

None (Helsinki)

“Take Me Out to the Ball Game” (Boston, Fenway Park, Night 1)

“Take Me Out to the Ball Game” (Boston, Fenway Park, Night 2)

None (Foxboro)

“Take Me Out to the Ball Game” (Toronto)

None (Moncton)

“Take Me Out to the Ball Game” (Charlie on Organ) (Philadelphia, Night 1)

None (Philadelphia, Night 2)

None (Chicago, Night 1)

None (Chicago, Night 2)

“Take Me Out to the Ball Game” (Charlie on Organ) (Washington)

“Summer Wind” — Frank Sinatra (E. Rutherford, Night 1)

“Summer Wind” — Frank Sinatra (E. Rutherford, Night 2)

“In the Midnight Hour” — Wilson Pickett (E. Rutherford, Night 3)

None (Ottawa)

“Main Title” theme from ‘The Magnificent Seven’ (Hamilton)

None (Charlottesville)

“Main Title” theme from ‘The Magnificent Seven’ (Hartford)

“Main Title” theme from ‘The Magnificent Seven’ (Pittsburgh)

“Spooky” Halloween Noises (Rochester)

“Main Title” theme from ‘The Magnificent Seven’ (State College)

“Main Title” theme from ‘The Magnificent Seven (Louisville)

“Big Boss Man” — The Pretty Things (St. Paul, Night 1)

“Big Boss Man” — The Pretty Things (St. Paul, Night 2)

“Big Boss Man” — The Pretty Things (Omaha)

“Big Boss Man” — The Pretty Things (Kansas City)

“Big Boss Man” — The Pretty Things (Denver)

“Big Boss Man” — The Pretty Things (Vancouver)

“Big Boss Man” — The Pretty Things (Portland)

“Big Boss Man” — The Pretty Things (Oakland)

“Big Boss Man” — The Pretty Things (Anaheim)

“Big Boss Man” — The Pretty Things (Glendale)

“Big Boss Man” — The Pretty Things (Mexico City)

“Big Boss Man” — The Pretty Things (Brisbane, Night 1)

“Big Boss Man” — The Pretty Things (Brisbane, Night 2)

“Big Boss Man” — The Pretty Things (Sydney, Night 1)

None (Sydney, Night 2)

“Big Boss Man” — The Pretty Things (Sydney, Night 3)

“Big Boss Man” — The Pretty Things (Melbourne, Night 1)

“Big Boss Man” — The Pretty Things (Melbourne, Night 2)

“Big Boss Man” — The Pretty Things (Melbourne, Night 3)

“Big Boss Man” — The Pretty Things (Oslo, Night 1)

“Big Boss Man” — The Pretty Things (Oslo, Night 2)

“Big Boss Man” — The Pretty Things (Stockholm, Night 1)

“Big Boss Man” — The Pretty Things (Stockholm, Night 2)

“Big Boss Man” — The Pretty Things (Turku, Night 1)

“Big Boss Man” — The Pretty Things (Turku, Night 2)

“Big Boss Man” — The Pretty Things (Stockholm, Night 3)

“Big Boss Man” — The Pretty Things (Copenhagen)

“Big Boss Man” — The Pretty Things (Herning)

“O Sole Mio” — (Roy/Charlie/Nils on Accordion) (Naples)

None (Munich)

“Big Boss Man” — The Pretty Things (Hanover)

None  (Padua)

“Once Upon a Time in the West” (Theme) (Milan)

“Bound for Canaan” from the “Geronimo: An American Legend” soundtrack – written by Ry Cooder (London)

“Bound for Canaan” from the “Geronimo: An American Legend” soundtrack – written by Ry Cooder (Glasgow)

“Big Boss Man” — The Pretty Things (Coventry)

None (Nijmegen)

“Once Upon a Time in the West” (Theme) (Gijon)

“Once Upon a Time in the West” (Theme) (Paris)

“Big Boss Man” — The Pretty Things (London, Hard Rock Calling)

“Big Boss Man” — The Pretty Things (Geneva)

“Big Boss Man” — The Pretty Things (Mönchengladbach)

“Big Boss Man” — The Pretty Things (Leipzig)

“Once Upon a Time in the West” (Theme) (Rome)

None (Werchter)

None (Limerick)

None (Cork)

“Can I Get a Witness” (Belfast)

“Can I Get a Witness” (Cardiff)

None (Leeds)

“Can I Get a Witness” (Kilkenny, Night 1)

“Can I Get a Witness” (Kilkenny, Night 2)

Post-Show Music

“The Boss” – James Brown (from the Black Caesar soundtrack); and occasionally “Once Upon a Time in the West” (Theme)

2 comments on “Wrecking Ball Tour Intro Music

  1. Chris says:

    What version of the Magnificent Seven is being used?

  2. detectivetrimalchio says:

    What version of Can I Get a Witness was used in Kilkenny?

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