Knowledge Identifier: +Bruce_Springsteen
Born in 1949.
Countries: United States (54%), United Kingdom (14%), (6%)
Linked to: Columbia Records, Christic Institute, Chrysler, Freehold Borough High School
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
In the late 1960s, Springsteen performed briefly in a power trio known as Earth, playing in clubs in New Jersey
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
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
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
Clarence Clemons - From 1972 until his death, he was a prominent member of Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band, playing the tenor saxophone
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
Music critic Lester Bangs wrote in "Creem" in 1975 that when Springsteen's first album was released "
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
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"
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
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"
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
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
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
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
Early in 1984 Springsteen asked Scialfa to join the E Street Band for the upcoming Born in the U.S.A. Tour
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".
During the Born in the U.S.A. Tour, Springsteen met actress Julianne Phillips, whom he would marry in 1985
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
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
Mark Pender - In 1988, as part of the group The Tunnel Of Love Horns, he went on tour with Bruce Springsteen
In late 1989 he dissolved the E Street Band, and he and Scialfa relocated to California, marrying in 1991
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
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
Asbury Park Convention Hall - Beginning in the late 1990s Convention Hall gained a strong association with Bruce Springsteen
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
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
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
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"
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
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
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
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
By the end of 2006, the Seeger Sessions tour toured Europe twice and toured America for only a short span
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"
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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