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Although technically Bruce Springsteen was at last night's Stand Up for Heroes concert (part of the New York Comedy Festival) to play music, even he couldn't resist telling a few jokes when coming onstage after performances by Jon Stewart, Bill Cosby, Jim Gaffigan, and Jerry Seinfeld. (Apparently, this annual event often brings out the Boss's bawdy side.) "It's always great to be here, always an honor. I'm humbled to play for the men and women in uniform," Springsteen told the audience. "But I'm puzzled. It's a night of comedy for a soldiers' audience, where the entire night went by without anybody telling any dirty jokes! I don't get it! I can't let that happen." And so, to introduce each of his three songs for the night (which were "Dancing in the Dark," "If I Fall Behind" with Patti Scialfa, and "Dream Baby Dream," for those who want to know), Springsteen »

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