Watch Bruce Springsteen Perform 'No Surrender' With Fan in Philadelphia

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Bruce Springsteen performs on July 28, 2016. 

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band gave a college student an education in rock'n'roll Friday night (Sept. 9) at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia.

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Springsteen had just wrapped up a majestic performance of "Rosalita (Come Out Tonight)" when he noticed Matthew Aucoin's sign, asking if The Boss would perform the song "No Surrender" with a "college kid." Since the rocker learned more from a three-minute record than he ever learned in school, he happily accepted the request, beckoning Aucoinn -- who dutifully wrote out the chords and the correct capo position (on the third fret) on his poster -- to grab a guitar.

Aucoin took the stage like a pro, mugging for the camera and singing alongside Springsteen at the mic. Professor Springsteen even stepped aside to let Aucoin sing the lyrics, "I want to sleep beneath peaceful skies in my lover's bed/ With a wide open country in my eyes and these romantic dreams in my head."

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To cap it off, Springsteen gave the young guitarist a hug, words of encouragement, and posed for a selfie. "He was good!" Springsteen exclaimed. 

Springsteen entertained the audience with 33 songs, including several sign requests from the crowd that included "From Small Things (Big Things One Day Come)," "I'm Goin' Down," "Loose Ends," and "Racing in the Streets."

The evening also included a special appearance by original E Street drummer Vini "Mad Dog" Lopez, who joined the band on tambourine and vocals for "It's Hard to Be a Saint in the City" and "Spirit in the Night."

"This senior citizen to my right was a Mad Dog in 1973," Springsteen joked.

Here's the set list from the show:

"New York City Serenade" (with string section)
"Out in the Street"
"Sherry Darling"
"From Small Things (Big Things One Day Come)"
"I'm Goin' Down"
"Loose Ends"
"It's Hard to Be a Saint in the City" (with Vini Lopez)
"Spirit in the Night" (with Vini Lopez)
"4th of July, Asbury Park (Sandy)"
"Kitty's Back"
"Rosalita (Come Out Tonight)"
"No Surrender"
"My City of Ruins"
"American Skin (41 Shots)"
"The Promised Land"
"Candy's Room"
"She's the One"
"Racing in the Street"
"Lucky Town"
"Hungry Heart"
"Darlington County"
"I'm on Fire"
"Because the Night"
"The Rising"


"Streets of Philadelphia"
"Born to Run"
"Dancing in the Dark"
"Tenth Avenue Freeze-Out"
"Shout" (Isley Brothers cover)
"Bobby Jean"
"Jersey Girl" (Tom Waits cover)


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