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The official artist credit for all of Bruce Springsteen's studio recordings even for those recorded with the E Street Band as his studio band is Bruce Springsteen. Since forming in , the band's members have changed; however, core members include saxophonist Clarence Clemons, organist Danny Fe… read more.
No… read more. Bloomsbury Publishing. Archived from the original on Retrieved 27 January Retrieved 22 April Bruce Springsteen. Greetings from Asbury Park, N. Western Stars — Songs from the Film The Born in the U. Expand the sub menu Awards. Expand the sub menu Video. Expand the sub menu Dirt. Expand the sub menu Digital. Expand the sub menu Theater. Expand the sub menu VIP. Expand the sub menu More Coverage. Springsteen supported Barack Obama's presidential campaign.
Springsteen was the musical opener for the Obama Inaugural Celebration on January 18, , which was attended by over , people. The set of appearances and promotional activities led Springsteen to say, "This has probably been the busiest month of my life. Springsteen's Working on a Dream album, dedicated to the memory of Danny Federici, was released in late January The band performed five final shows at Giants Stadium, opening with a new song highlighting the historic stadium, and Springsteen's Jersey roots, named "Wrecking Ball".
Springsteen received the Kennedy Center Honors on December 6, President Obama gave a speech in which he asserted that Springsteen had incorporated the lives of regular Americans into his expansive palette of songs. Obama added that Springsteen's concerts were not just rock-and-roll concerts, but "communions". The s ended with Springsteen 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.
Clarence Clemons , the E Street Band's saxophonist and founding member, died on June 18, , of complications from a stroke. Springsteen's 17th studio album, Wrecking Ball , was released on March 6, The album consists of eleven tracks plus two bonus tracks. Three songs previously only available as live versions—"Wrecking Ball", " Land of Hope and Dreams ", and "American Land"—appear on the album.
Only the Beatles 19 and Jay Z 12 have more No. On July 31, , in Helsinki , Finland, Springsteen performed his longest concert ever at 4 hours and 6 minutes and 33 songs. At the rallies, he briefly spoke to the audience and performed a short acoustic set that included a newly written song titled "Forward". The tour finished second to Roger Waters , who had the top-grossing tour of Springsteen released his eighteenth studio album, High Hopes , on January 14, The first single and video were of a newly recorded version of the song " High Hopes ", which Springsteen had previously recorded in The album was the first by Springsteen in which all songs are either cover songs, newly recorded outtakes from previous records, or newly recorded versions of songs previously released.
Springsteen made his acting debut in the final episode of Season 3 of Van Zandt's show Lilyhammer , which was named "Loose Ends" after a Springsteen song on the Tracks album. Released on December 4, it contains four CDs including many previously unreleased songs and three DVDs or Blu-ray along with a page coffee table book. All first-leg shows in North America included an in-sequence performance of the entire The River album along with other songs from Springsteen's catalog, and all dates were recorded and made available for purchase.
On September 23, , Chapter and Verse , a compilation from throughout Springsteen's career dating back to , was released. This show, which was part of The River Tour , stands as his longest-ever show in the United States. Springsteen supported Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign by performing an acoustic set of "Thunder Road", "Long Walk Home" and "Dancing in the Dark" at a rally in Philadelphia on November 7, On December 14, , the live album Springsteen on Broadway was released.
The album reached the top 10 in more than 10 countries and no. Springsteen's nineteenth studio album, Western Stars , was released on June 14, Springsteen co-directed the film along with longtime collaborator Thom Zimny. The film features Springsteen and his backing band performing the music from the Western Stars album to a live audience. So at the moment, seems to have opened up.
Springsteen with the band performed their song Rose Tattoo and his song American Land sharing co-vocals with Ken Casey on both songs. The event marked the first music performance without an in-person audience at a major U.
On September 10, , Springsteen announced a new album with the E Street Band, Letter to You , which will be Springsteen's twentieth studio album and will be released on October 23, The title track was released as the album's first single and music video that same day. And I would consider the concert industry lucky if it happens then. Springsteen has been called a "rock 'n' roll poet" who "radiated working-class authenticity".
It has been recognized [ by whom? While rejecting religion in his earlier years, Springsteen stated in his autobiography Born to Run , "I have a personal relationship with Jesus. I believe in his power to save, love [ He elaborated, "I don't participate in my religion but I know somewhere I'm still on the team. Springsteen has spoken openly about his struggles with depression , which he accepted and began to face in his 30s.
In a June interview with Tom Hanks , Springsteen admitted to having been a tax evader early in his career. Springsteen dated actress Joyce Hyser for four years in the early s. Previously, he had dated photographer Lynn Goldsmith and model Karen Darvin. Springsteen liked her voice, and after the performance he introduced himself to her.
They soon started spending time together and became friends. According to the book Bruce Springsteen on Tour — by Dave Marsh, they seemed about to become a couple through the first leg of the tour, [ citation needed ] until Barry Bell introduced actress Julianne Phillips to Springsteen and they were married shortly after midnight on May 13, at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church in Lake Oswego, Oregon. Many of the songs on Tunnel of Love described the unhappiness he felt in his relationship with Phillips.
She expressed reluctance at first because she wanted to start recording her first solo album, but when he told her the tour would be short, she agreed to postpone her own solo record and join the tour.
Springsteen received press criticism for the haste in which he and Scialfa started their relationship. In a interview with The Advocate , he told Judy Wieder about the negative publicity the couple subsequently received: "It's a strange society that assumes it has the right to tell people whom they should love and whom they shouldn't. But the truth is, I basically ignored the entire thing as much as I could. I said, 'Well, all I know is, this feels real, and maybe I have got a mess going here in some fashion, but that's life.
I handled it badly, and I still feel badly about it. It was cruel for people to find out the way they did. Springsteen and Scialfa lived in New Jersey before moving to Los Angeles, where they decided to start a family.
So part of me said, 'Hey, what does it matter? It's very different than just living together. First of all, stepping up publicly—which is what you do: You get your license, you do all the social rituals—is a part of your place in society and in some way part of society's acceptance of you Patti and I both found that it did mean something.
When their children reached school age in the s, Springsteen and Scialfa moved back to New Jersey to raise them away from paparazzi. Springsteen supported Barack Obama's presidential campaign , announcing his endorsement in April Springsteen is an activist for LGBT rights and has spoken out many times as a strong supporter of gay marriage. In an April interview with The Advocate he spoke of the importance of gay marriage: "You get your license, you do all the social rituals.
It's part of your place in society, and in some way part of society's acceptance of you. Springsteen noted in the ad, "I couldn't agree more with that statement and urge those who support equal treatment for our gay and lesbian brothers and sisters to let their voices be heard now. Springsteen released an official statement on his website. During a show in Perth, Springsteen made a statement celebrating the post-inauguration Women's March against the incoming Trump administration in cities worldwide: "We're a long way from home, and our hearts and spirits are with the hundreds of thousands of women and men that marched yesterday in every city in America, and in Melbourne We stand with you.
We are the new American resistance. Springsteen has been a staunch critic of Trump throughout his first term. In October , he said the President "doesn't have a grasp of the deep meaning of what it means to be an American"  , and in June called him a "threat to our democracy. Springsteen has developed a reputation for energetic and long-lasting live performances. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
American singer, songwriter, and musician. For other uses, see Springsteen disambiguation. Long Branch, New Jersey , U. Julianne Phillips. Patti Scialfa. Rock folk rock heartland rock hard rock roots rock soft rock pop rock americana.
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