5 November 1992|
Municipal Auditorium, San Antonio, TX
You're Gonna Need Someone On Your SideThis gig started more quietly than the previous one, but it ended the same way, in violence and without an encore. Morrissey encouraged fans to move closer, but when action became too intense, he tried to refrain it. Setlist regular "November Spawned A Monster" was reinstated, replacing "Girl Least Likely To". "Jack The Ripper" and "The National Front Disco" were the two encore songs not performed.
Entering stage, Morrissey greeted the audience before the band launched into standard set opener "You're Gonna Need Someone On Your Side". After "November Spawned A Monster", Morrissey thanked a fan for a sign he had made: "Thank you for the sign which says - this is as far as I can tell - 'Morrissey for president 96'... however if that really happens, what would become of Ross Perot?". In "We'll Let You Know", besides the usual changes, he changed a line to "You wonder how I've stayed alive 'til now / I'll let you know / I'll let you know". After that song he returned to the earlier subject: "Did you vote for Ross Perot?... I thought so...".
Morrissey started "You're The One For Me, Fatty" with maracas and threw them into the crowd when he was done with them. In "Such A Little Thing Makes Such A Big Difference", he changed a line to "How I love all of the complicated things of life" as he usually did, but this time he went further, continuing with "...Oh yeah!" instead of singing "...God's good air".
The crowd action started during "The Loop" after some encouragement from Morrissey. Right before it, the man asked "Just remember... I have just one question... If you really like the songs, why do you stand... so... still? Why... why... why.. why?". In "Certain People I Know" which was next on the setlist, he pointed at the barrier while singing "Don't you find this absurd", then pointed at security during the line "I'd hate to be like certain people I know". After "Sister I'm A Poet", he stated "Just remember that really, nobody can legally hurt you".
"Suedehead" was started and stopped twice before the band managed to finish it because the crowd was going wild and security was too violent. After the first interruption, Morrissey said "Excuse me, excuse me, Mr. Security in the red t-shirt, leave him alone!". He then addressed the crowd: "No-no-no-no... please back... please stop, listen, please.. no wait, please, just let me say something... Please don't ruin it, don't ruin it... Listen, you don't have to stand still, but please, you know, if there's a riot, they'll shoot me... so move, do what you like, but no riot, please..." After that they started "Suedehead" again, while Morrissey said "nicely... nicely..." over the opening note. However, the song had to be stopped once more: "Stop, stop... Sir, please don't hurt him... you know, he's not a horrible person..." He then chastised the audience again "Let me just say, you can leave your seat, you can move about... but please stay behind this white thing, whatever the hell it's supposed to be... because they say if you come over here, it will collapse, so... Okay? Okay..." After that, they finally managed to play "Suedehead" in its entirety. But after main set closer "Seasick Yes Still Docked" the band left and didn't return for an encore.
The photos found inside the booklet of the "Beethoven Was Deaf" album were taken by Morrissey's friend Linder at this concert.
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