Bruce Springsteen

We Closed Our Eyes and Said Goodbye

We Closed Our Eyes and Said Goodbye

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band LISTEN NOW: Tower Theater, Upper Darby, PA, May 17, 2005 By Erik Flannigan Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band Conseco Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, IN, March 20, 2008 Bruce Springsteen called Danny Federici “one of the pillars of [the] sound” of the E Street Band. Clarence Clemons’ spotlighted saxophone … Continue reading "We Closed Our Eyes and Said Goodbye"

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I’ve Never Played It, So I’m Going To Give It a Shot

Bruce Springsteen LISTEN NOW: Tower Theater, Upper Darby, PA, May 17, 2005 By Erik Flannigan There was a time when we pondered whether Springsteen would ever undertake a solo tour.  The release of Nebraska in 1982 spurred the initial idea, as fans understandably wondered if Bruce would perform the album live. Next came the Bridge … Continue reading "I’ve Never Played It, So I’m Going To Give It a Shot"

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Thousands of Miles for Some Rock and Soul

Bruce Springsteen LISTEN NOW: Boston Gardens, Boston, MA, December 13, 1992 By Erik Flannigan It has been some time since the Live Archive series revisited Bruce Springsteen’s 1992-93 World Tour in support of Human Touch and Lucky Town. This chapter in his live performance history can be tricky to contextualize, in part because it’s a … Continue reading "Thousands of Miles for Some Rock and Soul"

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One Minute You’re Right There, And Something Slips

Bruce Springsteen LISTEN NOW: Palais De Congrès Acropolis, Nice, France, May 18, 1997 By Erik Flannigan Every Springsteen tour starts with a vision and an underlying narrative. What story is our favorite artist telling through his setlist and presentation? Over time, setlists typically evolve and tours explore new themes, keeping things fresh but sometimes departing … Continue reading "One Minute You’re Right There, And Something Slips"

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He Who Doesn’t Get The Whole, Doesn’t Get The Half Either

He Who Doesn’t Get The Whole, Doesn’t Get The Half Either

Bruce Springsteen Hovet, Stockholm, Sweden, June 25, 2005 By Erik Flannigan Many nations can lay claim to being Bruce Springsteen’s second home or adopted country. Italy has a strong case, given the ancestral roots of Bruce’s mother Adele (maiden name Zerilli) and a history of special shows that took place there, particularly in Milano. England … Continue reading "He Who Doesn’t Get The Whole, Doesn’t Get The Half Either"

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