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Bruce Springsteen

American singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist who records and tours with the E Street Band add

Category: Music

Born in 1949.

Countries: United States (54%), United Kingdom (14%), (6%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Rolling Stone, Bob Dylan, U2

Linked to: Columbia Records, Christic Institute, Chrysler, Freehold Borough High School

 

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Bruce Springsteen was born in 1949 add something

 

Roy Bittan - "'Roy J. Bittan"' is an American keyboardist, best known as a member of Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band, which he joined on August 23, 1974


1960

In the late 1960s, Springsteen performed briefly in a power trio known as Earth, playing in clubs in New Jersey add something

 

Brown University - Concerts featuring invited performers began in 1960, including Bob Dylan, U2, Bruce Springsteen, Janis_Joplin, James Brown and Snoop Dogg


1965

In 1965, he went to the house of Tex and Marion Vinyard, who sponsored young bands in town add something


1968

Elliott Murphy - Aquashow was reviewed in "Rolling Stone" by Paul Nelson along with Bruce Springsteen's second album The Wild, the Innocent & the E Street Shuffle where they were proclaimed "The Best Dylan since 1968" and beginning the "New Dylan" tag that both cursed and blessed many prominent singer-songwriters of the 1970s

 

Vini Lopez - Between 1968 and 1974 Lopez backed Bruce Springsteen in several bands, including Steel Mill and the E Street Band


1969

According to the book "Bruce Springsteen on Tour 1969-2005" by Dave Marsh, it looked like Springsteen and Scialfa were on the brink of becoming a couple through the first leg of the tour add something

 

From 1969 through early 1971, Springsteen performed with Steel Mill, which featured Danny Federici, Vini Lopez, Vinnie Roslin and later Steve Van Zandt and Robbin Thompson add something


1970

Springsteen is widely known for his brand of heartland rock, poetic lyrics, Americana sentiments centered on his native New Jersey and his lengthy and energetic stage performances, with concerts from the 1970s to the present decade running up to an uninterrupted 250 minutes in length add something

 

Jimmy Iovine - In the early 1970s, Iovine became a recording engineer, working with John Lennon and Bruce Springsteen, among others

 

Garth Brooks - Similarly, Brooks was influenced by 1970s-era rock of Billy Joel, and Bruce Springsteen and the operatic rock of Queen with Freddie Mercury

 

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers - Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers were one of the bands on the forefront of the heartland rock movement, alongside bands such as Bruce Springsteen and Bob Seger, which arose in the late 1970s and 1980s

 

Warren Zevon - "Rolling Stone" called the album one of the most significant releases of the 1970s and placed him alongside Neil Young, Jackson Browne, and Bruce Springsteen as one of the four most important new artists to emerge in the decade


1971

Mike Appel - In 1971, Carl 'Tinker' West, the manager of some of Springsteen's early bands - Child, Steel Mill and The Bruce Springsteen Band - referred Springsteen to Appel


1972

Clarence Clemons, the E Street Band's saxophonist since 1972, died on June 18, 2011, of complications from a stroke add something

 

Prior to signing his first record deal in 1972, Springsteen was a member of several bands including Steel Mill add something

 

Springsteen signed a record deal with Columbia Records in 1972, with the help of John Hammond, who had signed Bob Dylan to the same label a decade earlier add something

 

In October 1972 he formed a new band for the recording of his debut album "Greetings from Asbury Park, N.J.", which became known as The E Street Band, although the name was not officially introduced until September 1974 add something

 

Clarence Clemons - From 1972 until his death, he was a prominent member of Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band, playing the tenor saxophone

 

Vini Lopez - In 1972, after Bruce Springsteen signed a recording contract with Columbia Records, he returned to The Upstage to recruit a band to record and tour in support of his debut album, "Greetings from Asbury Park, New Jersey, N.J."


1973

His debut album, "Greetings from Asbury Park, N.J.", released in January 1973, established him as a critical favorite, though sales were slow add something

 

In September 1973 his second album, "The Wild, the Innocent & the E Street Shuffle," was released, again to critical acclaim but no commercial success add something


1974

In the May 22, 1974, issue of Boston's "The Real Paper", music critic Jon Landau wrote after seeing a performance at the Harvard Square Theater, "I saw rock and roll's future, and its name is Bruce Springsteen add something

 

Max Weinberg - Weinberg was still living at home when he met Bruce Springsteen on April 7, 1974 when his band, The Jim Marino Band, were Springsteen's support at Seton Hall

 

Suki Lahav - Lahav was a member of Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band from September 1974 to March 1975, returned to Israel and found success there


1975

Music critic Lester Bangs wrote in "Creem" in 1975 that when Springsteen's first album was released " add something

 

On August 13, 1975, Springsteen and the E Street Band began a five-night, 10-show stand at New York's Bottom Line club add something

 

The Hollies - After the US failure of the Hollies' single "4th of July, Asbury Park ", written by Bruce Springsteen, Epic gave up on the Hollies in the US, combining their two 1975 albums into their last US release of the decade, "Clarke, Hicks, Sylvester, Calvert, Elliott"

 

Punk rock - By 1975, "punk" was being used to describe acts as diverse as the Patti Smith Group, the Bay City Rollers, and Bruce Springsteen

 

Roy Bittan - He is a long-time member of Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band, and has performed on the majority of Springsteen's albums, beginning with "Born to Run" in 1975


1976

Ronnie Spector - In 1976 she sang a duet with Southside Johnny on the recording "You Mean So Much To Me", penned by Southside's longtime friend Bruce Springsteen and produced by Steven Van Zandt of the E Street Band


1977

Manfred Mann's Earth Band had achieved a U.S. No. 1 pop hit with a heavily rearranged version of "Greetings"' "Blinded by the Light" in early 1977 add something

 

Reaching settlement with Appel in 1977, Springsteen returned to the studio, and the subsequent sessions produced "Darkness on the Edge of Town" add something

 

Billy Hector - He moved to Asbury Park, New Jersey in 1977, the heyday of Southside Johnny, Bruce Springsteen, and The Stone Pony, to play with The Shots, a band with a strong horn section, characteristic of the Jersey Shore Sound

 

Ronnie Spector - Ronnie herself covered it in 1977 backed by Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band


1978

Patti Smith reached No. 13 with her take on Springsteen's unreleased "Because the Night" in 1978, while The Pointer Sisters hit No. 2 in 1979 with Springsteen's unreleased "Fire" add something

 

The cross-country 1978 tour to promote the album would become legendary for the intensity and length of its shows add something

 

Bruce Jackson (audio engineer) - Beginning in 1978, Jackson toured as Bruce Springsteen's band engineer for a decade, using Clair Brothers sound systems

 

Barry Manilow - In 1978, five of his albums were on the best-selling charts simultaneously, a feat equalled only by Frank Sinatra, Michael Jackson, Bruce Springsteen and Johnny Mathis

 

Patti Smith - Smith's most widely known song is "Because the Night", which was co-written with Bruce Springsteen and reached number 13 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1978

 

Buddy Holly - In an August 24, 1978, "Rolling Stone" interview, Bruce Springsteen told Dave Marsh, "I play Buddy Holly every night before I go on; that keeps me honest


1979

In September 1979, Springsteen and the E Street Band joined the Musicians United for Safe Energy anti-nuclear power collective at Madison Square Garden for two nights, playing an abbreviated set while premiering two songs from his upcoming album add something

 

Ian Hunter (singer) - Mick Ronson returned as producer and guitarist on Hunter's 1979 album, "You're Never Alone with a Schizophrenic", which featured John Cale and several members of Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band


1980

During the 1980s, several Springsteen fanzines were launched, including "Backstreets" magazine, which started in Seattle and continues today as a glossy publication, now in communication with Springsteen's management and official website add something

 

Springsteen continued to consolidate his thematic focus on working-class life with the 20-song double album "The River" in 1980, which included an intentionally paradoxical range of material from good-time party rockers to emotionally intense ballads, and finally yielded his first hit Top Ten single as a performer, "Hungry Heart" add something

 

The album sold well, becoming his first topper on the Billboard Pop Albums chart, and a long tour in 1980 and 1981 followed, featuring Springsteen's first extended playing of Europe and ending with a series of multi-night arena stands in major cities in the U.S. add something

 

Charlie Daniels - In contrast, "Still in Saigon" was an effective portrayal of the plight of the American Vietnam veteran ten years after the war; it was part of an early 1980s wave of attention to the subject, presaging treatments such as Bruce Springsteen's "Born in the U.S.A." and "Shut Out the Light", Billy Joel's "Goodnight Saigon", Huey Lewis and the News' "Walking on a Thin Line", Paul Hardcastle's "19" and somewhat later Steve Earle's "Copperhead Road"

 

Cleveland Stadium - In the 1980s and 1990s, the stadium hosted concerts by The Jacksons, Bruce Springsteen, U2 and Paul McCartney, plus more concerts by Pink Floyd and the Rolling Stones

 

Southside Johnny - Songwriting credits on "At Least We Got Shoes" contain a song co-written by Bandiera and singer Patti Scialfa, who was known as a Jukes collaborator since the 1980 album "Love is a Sacrifice" and who became a member of Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band in 1984

 

A Christmas Gift for You from Phil Spector - The arrangement of Bruce Springsteen's version of "Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town" is based in part on the Crystals' version of the song, and U2's late 1980s cover of "Christmas " that appeared on the first "A Very Special Christmas" album is patterned after the Darlene Love original that appeared on the Spector LP. The Ronettes version of "Frosty The Snowman" and "I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus" usually get some radio airplay during the holiday season


1981

Jimmy Cliff - During the 1981 River Tour, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band added Cliff's previously little-known song "Trapped" to their live set; it achieved great prominence when included on 1985's We Are the World benefit album.

 

Michael Madsen - Love Ride began in 1981 and has included celebrities Malcolm Forbes, Peter Fonda and Larry Hagman with musical entertainment from Robbie Krieger, David Crosby, Eric Burdon, Jackson Browne, Little Feat, Billy Idol, Bruce Springsteen, Dwight_Yoakam, the Doobie Brothers, Sammy Hagar, Justin Bieber and others


1982

The E Street Band performed on all of Springsteen's recorded works from his debut until 1982's "Nebraska", a solo album on which Springsteen himself played all the instruments add something

 

The original acoustic version of the song, recorded in 1982 during the "Nebraska" sessions appeared on the 1998 archival release "Tracks" add something

 

"The River" was followed in 1982 by the stark solo acoustic "Nebraska" add something

 

Charles Starkweather - Bruce Springsteen's 1982 song "Nebraska" is a first-person narrative based on the Starkweather events; likewise "Badlands" is full of themes regarding alienation and resentment by the protagonist


1983

Bette Midler - During those four years, she concentrated on her music career and in 1983, released the album No Frills, produced by Chuck Plotkin, who was best known for his work with Bob Dylan and Bruce Springsteen.

 

Arthur Baker (musician) - In 1983, Baker found work doing dance remixes of pop and rock hits, first with Cyndi Lauper's "Girls Just Wanna Have Fun," and Bruce Springsteen's "Dancing in the Dark," "Cover Me," and "Born in the U.S.A." from his "Born in the U.S.A." album


1984

Early in 1984 Springsteen asked Scialfa to join the E Street Band for the upcoming Born in the U.S.A. Tour add something

 

Nils Lofgren - Along with his work as a solo artist, he has been a member of Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band since 1984, a former member of Crazy Horse, and founder/frontman of the band Grin

 

Brian De Palma - In 1984, he directed the music video of Bruce Springsteen's song "Dancing In The Dark".

 

Nils Lofgren - In 1984, he joined Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band as the replacement for Steven Van Zandt on guitar and vocals, in time for Springsteen's massive Born in the U.S.A. Tour


1985

During the Born in the U.S.A. Tour, Springsteen met actress Julianne Phillips, whom he would marry in 1985 add something

 

Springsteen was featured on the "We Are the World" song and album in 1985 add something

 

But before that could happen, Barry Bell introduced Julianne Phillips to Springsteen and on May 13, 1985 they got married add something

 

Deep Purple - In the U.S., the 1985 tour out-grossed every other artist except Bruce Springsteen

 

Central Park - In the summer of 1985, Bruce Springsteen planned to hold a free outdoor concert on the Great Lawn; however, the idea was scrapped when it was purported that any free show held by Springsteen would bring an estimated 1,3 million people, crippling the park and the nearby neighborhoods


1987

In 1987, Springsteen wrote his next album, "Tunnel of Love," on which many of the songs described his unhappiness in the relationship with Phillips add something

 

John Mellencamp - During the 1987-88 Lonesome Jubilee Tour, Mellencamp was joined onstage by surprise guest Bruce Springsteen at the end of his May 26, 1988 gig in Irvine, California, for a duet of Bob Dylan's "Like a Rolling Stone", which Mellencamp performed as the penultimate song during each show on that tour

 

Roy Orbison - Orbison was initiated into the second class of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1987 by longtime admirer Bruce Springsteen


1988

During the European leg in 1988, Springsteen's relationship with backup singer Patti Scialfa became public and Phillips and Springsteen filed for divorce in 1988 add something

 

In 1988 the Tunnel of Love Express Tour began and Springsteen convinced Scialfa to join the tour again add something

 

The full band returned for the next album "Born in the USA", but there followed a period from 1988 to 1999 in which albums were recorded with session musicians add something

 

On August 30, 1988, Julianne filed for divorce add something

 

Mark Pender - In 1988, as part of the group The Tunnel Of Love Horns, he went on tour with Bruce Springsteen

 

Bob Dylan - Dylan was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in January 1988, with Bruce Springsteen's introductory speech declaring, "Bob freed your mind the way Elvis freed your body


1989

In late 1989 he dissolved the E Street Band, and he and Scialfa relocated to California, marrying in 1991 add something

 

Todd Loren - In 1989, he sold Musicade and started Revolutionary Comics, which produced "Rock 'N' Roll Comics", a line of unauthorized comic book biographies of rock stars prompted in part by the success of an unauthorized Bruce Springsteen parody comic called "Hey Boss


1990

When the children reached school-going age in the early 1990s, Springsteen and Scialfa moved back to New Jersey specifically to raise a family in a non-paparazzi environment add something

 

On July 25, 1990 Scialfa gave birth to the couple's first child, Evan James Springsteen add something

 

Asbury Park Convention Hall - Beginning in the late 1990s Convention Hall gained a strong association with Bruce Springsteen


1991

On June 8, 1991 Springsteen and Scialfa married at their Los Angeles home in a very private ceremony, only attended by family and close friends add something

 

Their second child, Jessica Rae Springsteen, was born on December 30, 1991; and their third child, Samuel Ryan Springsteen, was born on January 5, 1994 add something

 

Sean Penn - In 1991, Penn made his directorial debut with The Indian Runner, a film based on Bruce Springsteen's song "Highway Patrolman", from the Nebraska album.


1992

In 1992, after risking fan accusations of "going Hollywood" by moving to Los Angeles and working with session musicians, Springsteen released two albums at once add something

 

David Sancious - He was an early member of Bruce Springsteen's backing group, the E Street Band, and contributed to the first three Springsteen albums, and again on the 1992 album "Human Touch"

 

Soozie Tyrell - Tyrell first appeared with Bruce Springsteen in 1992 on his "Lucky Town" album, as a backing vocalist


1993

Proud Mary - When Bruce Springsteen inducted Creedence Clearwater Revival into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1993, he said:


 

A multiple Grammy award winner, Springsteen won an Academy award in 1994 for his song "Streets of Philadelphia", which appeared the soundtrack to the film "Philadelphia" add something


1995

In a 1995 interview with "The Advocate", Springsteen spoke about the negative publicity the couple subsequently received add something

 

The E Street Band were briefly reunited in 1995 for new contributions to the "Greatest Hits" compilation, and on a more permanent basis from 1999, since which time they have recorded 3 albums together and performed a number of high profile tours add something

 

Wolfgang Niedecken - Niedecken and Leopardefell were the backing musicians on Bruce Springsteen's hit Hungry Heart when it was re-released in 1995 and featured in the video which was shot in a bar in Berlin


1996

Ellis Paul - The 10-day celebration, held in September 1996, included other notable musicians such as Bruce Springsteen, Billy_Bragg, The Indigo Girls and Ani DiFranco


1997

Gillian Welch - "Revival" was nominated for the 1997 Grammy *award for Best Contemporary Folk Album, but lost to Bruce Springsteen's "The Ghost of Tom Joad"


1998

In 1998, Springsteen released the sprawling, four-disc box set of out-takes, "Tracks" add something

 

Pete Seeger - In 1998 Appleseed Records issued a double-CD tribute album: "Where Have All the Flowers Gone: the Songs of Pete Seeger", which included readings by Studs Terkel and songs by Billy Bragg, Jackson Browne, Eliza Carthy, Judy Collins, Bruce Cockburn, Donovan, Ani DiFranco, Dick Gaughan, Nanci Griffith, Richie Havens, Indigo Girls, Roger McGuinn, Holly Near, Odetta, Tom Paxton, Bonnie Raitt, Martin Simpson, and Bruce Springsteen, among others

 

Shania Twain - In 1998, Twain launched her first major concert tour, aided by her manager Jon Landau, a veteran of many large-scale tours with Bruce Springsteen


1999

In 1999, Springsteen and the E Street Band officially came together again and went on the extensive Reunion Tour, lasting over a year add something

 

Springsteen was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1999 by Bono of U2, a favor he returned in 2005 add something

 

Max Weinberg - Springsteen reunited the E Street Band in 1999 on a more lasting basis, for the Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band Reunion Tour


2000

During the early 2000s, Springsteen became a visible advocate for the revitalization of Asbury Park, and played an annual series of winter holiday concerts there to benefit various local businesses, organizations, and causes add something

 

The 2000s ended with Springsteen being named one of eight Artists of the Decade by "Rolling Stone" magazine and with Springsteen's tours ranking him fourth among artists in total concert grosses for the decade add something

 

Max Weinberg - In the early 2000s, Weinberg was at the center of annual holiday benefit shows at Asbury Park Convention Hall, billed as Bruce Springsteen, the Max Weinberg 7 and Friends


2001

In February 2001, Springsteen lost his dispute with Burgar add something


2002

In 2002, Springsteen released his first studio effort with the full band in 18 years, "The Rising", produced by Brendan O'Brien add something

 

Kicked off by an early-morning Asbury Park appearance on "The Today Show", The Rising Tour commenced, barnstorming through a series of single-night arena stands in the U.S. and Europe to promote the album in 2002, returning for large-scale, multiple-night stadium shows in 2003 add something

 

Harvey Goldsmith - In October 2002 Goldsmith promoted Bruce Springsteen at Wembley Arena, the tickets for this show sold out in forty minutes making it one of his most successful promotions to date


2003

Elvis Costello - On 23 February 2003, Costello, along with Bruce Springsteen, Steve Van Zandt, and Dave Grohl, performed a version of The Clash's "London Calling" at the 45th Grammy *awards ceremony, in honour of Clash frontman Joe Strummer, who had died the previous December

 

The Who - The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time - In November 2003, The Who landed seven albums in "Rolling Stone" magazine's list of The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time, more than any other artist with the exceptions of the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan and Bruce Springsteen


2004

In 2004, Springsteen and the E Street Band participated in the Vote for Change tour, along with John Mellencamp, John Fogerty, the Dixie Chicks, Pearl Jam, R.E.M., Bright Eyes, the Dave Matthews Band, Jackson Browne, and other musicians add something

 

In 2004, "Rolling Stone" ranked him as the 23rd Greatest Artist of all time, the 96th Greatest Guitarist of all time on their latest list and the 36th Greatest Singer of all time in 2008 add something

 

Vini Lopez - By 2004, this band had developed into Steel Mill Retro, led by Lopez, and featuring Ricky DeSarno. The band has played and recorded Bruce Springsteen songs from the Steel Mill era

 

John Kerry - During his 2004 presidential campaign, Kerry used Bruce Springsteen's "No Surrender" as one of his campaign songs

 

Jimmy Little - In 2004 he released his 34th album, "Life's What You Make It", a collection of distinctive and poignant versions of songs by contemporary artists as diverse as the Red Hot Chili Peppers, U2, PJ Harvey, Neil Young, Brian Wilson, Elvis Costello and Bruce Springsteen

 

Jackson Browne - On March 14, 2004, Browne was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame by Bruce Springsteen, and on June 7, 2007 Jackson Browne was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame

 

Samuel David Moore - In December 2004, "Rolling Stone" magazine named "Soul Man" as one of the 500 greatest songs of all time, and Moore was a featured guest performer at Bruce Springsteen's 2003 Asbury Park Christmas shows


2005

"Devils & Dust" was released on April 26, 2005, and was recorded without the E Street Band add something

 

In November 2005, Sirius Satellite Radio started a 24-hour, seven-day-a-week radio station on Channel 10 called E Street Radio add something

 

U2 - In 2005, Bruce Springsteen inducted U2 into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame


2006

By the end of 2006, the Seeger Sessions tour toured Europe twice and toured America for only a short span add something

 

John Mellencamp - Mellencamp sang "Our Country" to open Game 2 of the 2006 World Series, and the song was nominated for a 2008 Grammy *award in the category Best Solo Rock Vocal Performance but lost out to Bruce Springsteen's "Radio Nowhere

 

Joan Baez - On June 6, 2006, Baez joined Bruce Springsteen on stage at his San Francisco concert, where the two performed the rolling anthem "Pay Me My Money Down"

 

Harvey Goldsmith - In November 2006 Harvey produced the UK Arena dates of Bruce Springsteen's sell-out tour with the "Seeger Sessions band"


2007

Springsteen has finished his next studio album with Ron Aniello, who co-produced the 2007 album "Play It As It Lays", by Springsteen's wife, Patti Scialfa add something

 

The 2007 album "Magic" was a reflection on the old stadium rock attitude and with its lush arrangements was almost designed to be performed at large stadiums, which succeeded on the corresponding tour add something

 

Recorded with the E Street Band, it featured 10 new Springsteen songs plus "Long Walk Home", performed once with the Sessions band, and a hidden track , "Terry's Song", a tribute to Springsteen's long-time assistant Terry Magovern, who died on July 30, 2007 add something

 

Sirius Satellite Radio restarted E Street Radio on Channel 10 on September 27, 2007, in anticipation of "Magic" add something

 

Springsteen's next album, titled "Magic", was released on October 2, 2007 add something

 

Dave Fanning - By 2007, a series which featured Beck, Bruce Springsteen, The National and The White Stripes, the show was being broadcast on Wednesday nights

 

Arcade Fire - On October 14, 2007, Win Butler and RĂ©gine Chassagne made a surprise guest appearance at a Bruce Springsteen show in Ottawa, playing "State Trooper" and "Keep the Car Running"

 

Peter Boyle - On October 18, 2007, which would have been Boyle's 72nd birthday, his friend Bruce Springsteen, during a Madison Square Garden concert with the E Street Band in New York, dedicated "Meeting Across the River", segueing into "Jungleland", in memory of Boyle, stating: "An old friend died a while back – we met him when we first came to New York_City


2008

Springsteen supported Barack Obama's 2008 presidential campaign, announcing his endorsement in April 2008 and going on to appear at several Obama rallies as well as performing several solo acoustic performances in support of Obama's campaign throughout 2008, culminating with a November 2 rally where he debuted "Working on a Dream" in a duet with Scialfa add something

 

On June 18, 2008, Springsteen appeared live from Europe at the Tim Russert tribute at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., to play one of Russert's favorite songs, "Thunder Road" add something

 

Billy Joel - Although he isn't known for publicly endorsing political candidates, he did play a benefit with Bruce Springsteen to raise money for Barack Obama's presidential campaign in 2008.

 

Parc des Princes - In 2008, Bruce Springsteen and Mika

 

Martha Plimpton - In 2008, she performed a duet with Roche on the E.P. "8 More" singing the Bruce Springsteen song Hungry Heart

 

Tom Morello - In April 2008, Morello made two guest appearances with Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band at the Anaheim Pond

 

Mike Ness - On May 17, 2008 Ness and his band were joined on stage by Bruce Springsteen at the Stone Pony in Asbury Park, New Jersey for the encore

 

Harvey Goldsmith - In May and June 2008 Harvey brought Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band back to the UK. They played at Manchester Old Trafford Stadium, London Emirates Stadium and Cardiff Millennium Stadium

 

Danny Federici - On July 15, 2008, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, through Columbia Records, released an EP of audio and video tracks for digital download, entitled "Magic Tour Highlights", with all proceeds going to the fund


2009

As tickets for the first U.S. dates went on sale, many fans were unable to obtain tickets, much like for the 2009 Working on a Dream Tour, allegedly due to a heavy volume of ticket scalpers add something

 

In 2009, Springsteen performed in "The People Speak", a documentary feature film that uses dramatic and musical performances of the letters, diaries, and speeches of everyday Americans, based on historian Howard Zinn's "A People's History of the United States" add something

 

In addition to his own touring, Springsteen made a number of appearances at tribute and benefit concerts during 2009, including The Clearwater Concert , the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's 25th anniversary benefit concert, and a benefit for the advocacy group Autism Speaks at Carnegie Hall add something

 

It has been reported that the press conference regarding the 2009 Super Bowl XLIII half-time show was Springsteen's first press conference for more than 25 years add something

 

On January 11, 2009, Springsteen won the Golden Globe award for Best Song for "The Wrestler", from the Mickey Rourke film by the same name add something

 

Springsteen performed at the halftime show at Super Bowl XLIII on February 1, 2009, A few days before the game, Springsteen gave a rare press conference, where he promised a "twelve-minute party add something

 

The tour ended as scheduled in Buffalo, NY in November 2009 amid speculation that it was the last performance ever by the E Street Band, but during the show Springsteen said it was goodbye for a little while add something

 

Springsteen was among the recipients of the Kennedy Center Honors, an annual award to figures from the world of arts for their contribution to American culture, in December 2009 add something

 

Samuel David Moore - At the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame's 25th anniversary concert held at Madison Square Garden on October 29 and 30, 2009, Hall of Fame inductee Sam Moore performed the Sam & Dave hits "Soul Man" and "Hold On, I'm Comin'" with Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band

 

Brian Fallon - In 2009, he joined Bruce Springsteen on stage for the headlining set at the Hard Rock Calling Festival, performing the song "No Surrender

 

Orbitz - In 2009, the state of New Jersey filed a lawsuit against the company alleging violation of their Consumer Fraud Act surrounding events with a Bruce Springsteen concert, where tickets were allegedly offered for sale on their website which did not actually exist

 

Working on a Dream - "'Working on a Dream"' is the sixteenth studio album by Bruce Springsteen, released on January 27, 2009 through Columbia Records

 

Paul Dempsey - He appeared on "Good News Week" on 26 October 2009, performing the song "Fire" by Bruce Springsteen as part of the "Strange But True" segment

 

The River (Bruce Springsteen album) - On November 8, 2009, at a concert, Bruce Springsteen spoke about the album, saying: "The River" was a record that was sort of the gateway to a lot of my future writing

 

Ron Kovic - On December 6, 2009 Kovic spoke honoring Bruce Springsteen at the 32nd annual Kennedy Center Honors in Washington, D.C. On December 22, 2009, Kovic, Oliver Stone, and friends celebrated the 20th anniversary of the 1989 film release of "Born on the Fourth of July" at a dinner party in Torrance, California


2010

Toronto International Film Festival - In September 2010, a documentary about the making of his 1978 album "Darkness on The Edge of Town" was premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival add something

 

Ellie Greenwich - On February 20, 2010, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band dedicated "Da Doo Ron Ron" to Greenwich, while playing the song during a concert at the United Center, Chicago


2011

Ron Aniello produced "Children's Song" early in 2011, a duet with Springsteen and Scialfa, which was done for a charity project add something

 

Clarence Clemons - On July 17, 2011, a tribute concert was held at the Wonder Bar in Asbury Park, New Jersey, NJ. Bruce Springsteen performed a 45 minute set playing some of Clarence's songs


2012

His 2012 album, "Wrecking Ball", incorporated a variety of styles including rock, gospel, folk and even sampling and loops add something

 

In a 2012 interview, he explained that it was his Catholic upbringing rather than political ideology that most influenced his music add something

 

The tour finished second to Roger Waters, who had the top grossing tour of 2012 add something

 

'" In 2012, he lent his support to an ad campaign for gay marriage called "The Four 2012" add something

 

On January 13, 2012, "Hollywood Reporter" released an article describing the sound of the new album add something

 

The album's first single, "We Take Care of Our Own", was released on January 19, 2012 add something

 

On January 24, 2012, Springsteen's official web site announced that the E Street Band will commence a world tour called the Wrecking Ball Tour on March 18, 2012, in Atlanta add something

 

Springsteen's 17th studio album, "Wrecking Ball," was released on March 6, 2012 add something

 

On July 31, 2012 in Helsinki, Finland, Bruce Springsteen performed his longest concert ever at 4 hours and 6 minutes and 33 songs add something

 

The tour will run through at least July 31, 2012, and will consist of at least two legs featuring 51 dates, although the headline "First US Leg of 2012 World Tour" may imply that the tour will continue into autumn 2012 or beyond add something

 

In late October 2012, despite saying he would sit this election out, Springsteen campaigned for President Obama's re-election in Ohio, Iowa, Virginia, Pittsburgh and Wisconsin where he briefly spoke to the audience and performed a short acoustic set which included a newly written song for the events titled, "Forward" add something

 

It was announced in October 2012 that Springsteen and the E Street Band will perform at the Rock in Rio festival on September 15, 2013 add something

 

On October 29, 2012, the New Jersey area was badly hit hard by Hurricane Sandy, one of the biggest storms on record to hit the east coast and which caused extensive damage to areas Springsteen grew up in including Asbury Park add something

 

Two days following the storm on October 31, 2012, an emotional Springsteen dedicated his performance at the Blue Cross Arena in Rochester, NY, to those affected by the storm and those helping to recover add something

 

In early November 2012, the Wrecking Ball Tour was named "Top Draw" for having the top attendance out of any tour by the Billboard Touring awards add something

 

Five minute long video submissions along with rare photographs will be accepted from fans starting on November 15 through November 29, 2012 add something

 

Springsteen and the E Street Band along with many top names in the music industry, will perform at Madison Square Garden on December 12, 2012 at the "12,12,12 The Concert For Sandy Relief" add something

 

Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood - At the South by Southwest conference in 2012, Bruce Springsteen credited the song as the inspiration and the riff for his song "Badlands"

 

The Magnificent Seven - The "Main Title" was used as an intro tune on many nights of Bruce Springsteen's 2012 Wrecking Ball Tour

 

Tom Morello - Morello appears on two songs on the Bruce Springsteen album, Wrecking Ball which was released on March 6, 2012

 

The Animals - On 15 March 2012, in a keynote speech to an audience at the South by Southwest music festival, Bruce Springsteen discussed the Animals' influence on his music at length, stating, "To me, the Animals were a revelation

 

Clarence Clemons - On July 28, 2012, in Gothenburg, Bruce Springsteen and the E street band performed Jungleland for the first time on the Wrecking Ball Tour, with Jake Clemons playing the saxophone solo and the song being dedicated to The Big Man. The people in Gothenburg stood up and clapped for 4 min in tribute to Clemons

 

Tom Morello - On December 4, 2012, Morello again appeared with Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band at the Honda Center, playing 5 songs with the band


 

Springsteen will be honored with the 2013 MusiCares Person of the Year award in recognition of his creative accomplishments as well as his charitable work and philanthropic activities add something

 

The film and photographs will be edited together to form the documentary and released to theaters in 2013 add something

 

In addition to these twenty Grammy award wins, Bruce Springsteen will be honored as MusiCares Person of the Year on February 8, 2013 add something

 

The ceremony is scheduled to be held on February 8, 2013 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California, two days before the Grammy awards add something

 

During his June 20, 2013 performance in Coventry, England, Springsteen and the E Street Band gave a full album performance of "Born to Run" dedicating it the memory of actor and friend James Gandolfini, who died of a heart attack the previous day add something

 

In a July 2013 interview with "Rolling Stone", Steven Van Zandt mentioned that Springsteen and the E Street Band recorded new music during some downtime on their Australian leg of the "Wrecking Ball Tour" add something

 

The film and photographs will be edited together to form the documentary and released to a global audience simultaneously via a worldwide cinema broadcast on July 22, 2013 add something

 

The "Wrecking Ball Tour", which is set to end in September 2013, has been one of Springsteen's most successful tours ever add something

 

The induction ceremony will be held at the Academy's headquarters in Cambridge, Massachusetts in October 2013 add something

 

On October 11, 2013, Springsteen released a heartfelt letter through his website thanking fans of all ages for their support throughout the Wrecking Ball World Tour add something

 

A month later Springsteen will appear as one of the many performers at the 7th annual "Stand Up For Heroes" benefit concert in New York City on November 6, 2013, at Madison Square Garden add something

 

Springsteen announced that on November 25, 2013, a re-recording of the 1995 song, "High Hopes" would be released as a new single add something

 

On December 16, 2013, The E Street Band were named 2014 inductees to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame add something

 

On December 28, 2013, "High Hopes" was accidently released a few weeks in advance for purchase through individual MP3 downloads on Amazon.com's mobile application add something

 

Tom Morello - On January 17, 2013, it was announced that Tom Morello would temporarily join Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band on their March 2013 Australian leg of the Wrecking Ball Tour, filling in for longtime E Street Band guitarist Steve Van Zandt, who has scheduling conflicts filming the hit TV series Lillyhammer in Norway

 

Eric Burdon - On Tuesday 23rd July 2013 he guested on stage with Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band at Cardiff Millennium Stadium, performing "We Gotta Get Out Of This Place


2014

A week after announcing the end of the "Wrecking Ball Tour", Springsteen announced a 2014 tour that would include dates in Australia and New Zealand add something

 

Springsteen's manager Jon Landau said that there were no plans to celebrate the 30th anniversary of "Born in the USA" during the 2014 tour and no box set was in the works add something

 

Springsteen will release his eighteenth studio album, "High Hopes", on January 14, 2014 add something

 

On January 15, 2014, it was announced that Springsteen would start making professional recordings of all of his live shows available following each performance on his upcoming tour as a USB wristband which will be made available online or at shows add something

 

For the first time in two years, Springsteen made an unannounced appearance at the 14th annual Light of Day Festival at the Paramount Theatre in Asbury Park on January 18, 2014 add something

 

On April 19, 2014, Springsteen will release "American Beauty", a limited edition four song EP on 12-inch vinyl that will be released exclusively for Record Store Day add something

 

HBO will air the ceremony on May 31, 2014 add something

 

In addition to the wristbands, shows will be offered through Springsteen's website until June 30, 2014 add something

 

Springsteen will release a short film for the song "Hunter of Invisible Game" on July 9, 2014 through his website add something

 

She made her show-jumping debut with the Team USA in August 2014 add something

 

The book is due for release on November 4, 2014 add something

 

On November 17, 2014, Springsteen will release "The Album Collection Vol. 1 1973-1984", an 8 disc set featuring remastered version of his first seven studio albums, some of which are being remastered for the first time ever add something

 

Nicole Atkins - Atkins recorded a cover of Bruce Springsteen's "Dancing in the Dark" in 2014 for a compilation album titled "Dead Man's Town", a tribute to Springsteen's "Born In The USA" LP.

 

Josh Freese - Freese appears on the 2014 Bruce Springsteen album High Hopes, playing drums on This Is Your Sword

 

Tom Morello - Morello will be heavily featured on eight of the twelve songs on Bruce Springsteen's eighteenth studio album, "High Hopes" which is due for release in January 2014

 

Joe Hill - In May 2014, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band opened their concert in Tampa, Florida with the song

 

John C. McGinley - In October 2014, McGinley hosted The E Street Radio channel on Sirius XM20 radio, discussing his appreciation of Bruce Springsteen's music, and their shared New Jersey roots

 

Carrie Underwood - Underwood was asked by Bono himself to front U2's World AIDS Day Concert, alongside U2, Bruce Springsteen, &Coldplay's Chris Martin and Kanye West, on December 1, 2014


2015

On August 6, 2015, Springsteen performed "Land of Hope and Dreams" and "Born to Run" on the final episode of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, as Stewart's final 'Moment of Zen' add something

 

The set, which will be released on December 4, 2015, will contain 4 CDs and 3 DVD along with a 148-page coffee table book add something


2016

In April 2016 he last minute cancelled a gig in Greensboro, North Carolina to protest the state's newly passed House Bill 2, which the media are referring to as the bathroom law add something

 

More were eventually announced expanding the original three month tour into a seven month tour with dates in Europe in May 2016 and another North American leg starting in August 2016 ending the following month add something

 

Springsteen kicked off the final leg of "The River Tour 2016" on August 23, 2016 at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey where he performed for 3 hrs and 52 mins making it the longest show he has ever performed in the United States and his third longest show ever just shy of the 3:58 show in Gothenberg and 4:05 the show in Helsinki add something

 

The record would be broken two nights later at MetLife Stadium when Springsteen performed a 3 hr and 59 minute show; topped by his August 30, 2016 performance at 4 hr and 1 minute which now stands as his longest show in the United States add something

 

That record again would be topped on September 7, 2016 at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania where Springsteen performed for 4 hours and 4 minutes, which now stands as his longest show in the United States and second longest ever next to his 2012 in Helsinki which lasted two minutes longer add something

 

Born to Run - On September 12, 2016, Springsteen announced a nine date book tour in September and October 2016 for his upcoming autobiography, "Born to Run" add something

 

Born to Run - On September 23, 2016, "Chapter and Verse" a career-spanning compilation from throughout Springsteen's career dating back to 1966, will be released four days before the 500 page Simon & Schuster published autobiography, "Born to Run" add something

 

On September 27, 2016 the 500 page Simon & Schuster published his autobiography, Born to Run. The book rose quickly to the top of the NY Time Best Sellers List add something

 

Springsteen supported Hillary Clinton's 2016 presidential campaign performing an acoustic set of "Thunder Road", "Long Walk Home" and "Dancing in the Dark" at a rally in Philadelphia on November 7, 2016 add something

 

Springsteen was out riding his motorcycle on November 11, 2016 when it broke down and he was stranded alongside the road add something

 

On November 16, 2016 it was announced that Springsteen along with twenty other recipients, will received the Presidential Medal of Freedom award by Barack Obama on November 22, 2016 add something


2017

Springsteen and the E Street announced it would be returning to Australia and New Zealand to continue the book tour in January and February 2017 add something

 

It was announced on June 16, 2017 that Springsteen will be performing an eight-week run on Broadway in New York City at the Walter Kerr Theatre in the fall of 2017 add something

 

On August 9, 2017, the performances, being dubbed "Springsteen on Broadway", were officially confirmed and the opening is set for October 12 and will run through November 26 add something


2018

With rumors swirling that Springsteen's solo shows on Broadway could continue well past their current June 2018 end date, on January 18, 2018, Nils Lofgren was asked on Twitter if the E Street Band will ever tour with Bruce again add something

 

Originally scheduled to run from October 12 through November 26, before it opened the show was extended until February 3, 2018 add something

 

For Springsteen's production of Springsteen on Broadway, he will be honored with a special award at the upcoming Tony awards as announced on May 1, 2018 add something

 

On December 2, 2018, Springsteen announced that new music was on the way but the E Street Band would not be touring in 2019 add something

 

Later in 2018 he announced a Netflix special premiering on December 15, 2018 and a soundtrack album of "Springsteen on Broadway" to be released on December 14, 2018 add something

 

Originally scheduled to run from October 12 through November 26, the show was extended three times, the last performance now scheduled for December 15, 2018 add something


2019

On April 25, 2019 it was confirmed that Springsteen's nineteenth studio album, "Western Stars", would be released on June 14, 2019 add something

 

The album's first single, "Hello Sunshine", was released on April 26, 2019 add something

 

The album's second single, "There Goes My Miracle", was released on May 17, 2019 add something

 

In a May 25, 2019 interview with an Italian website, Springsteen discussed the next E Street Band album and tour by saying "We will go on tour next year add something

 

The album's third single, "Tucson Train", was released on May 30, 2019 along with a music video directed by Thom Zimny add something

 

Toronto Film Festival - It was announced on July 23, 2019 that Springsteen will world premiere his co-directed film, "Western Stars", at the Toronto Film Festival in September 2019 add something