Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band – Live / 1975-85 (1986)

Posted by Green on June 8, 2020
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To say that Springsteen’s live shows with the E Street Band were legendary is the height of understatement. On a good night, the set might extend to three and four hours of exhilarating, pulse-pounding rock & roll. How best to capture that on CD? Or was it possible at all? As it turns out, Live 1975-1985 comes as close to the experience as possible. Culling material from various tours and settings ranging from small rooms to stadiums, the three-CD set emphatically displays Springsteen’s charisma as a bandleader and storyteller and makes plain the sheer power of the E Street Band. Some of the many highlights here include covers of Edwin Starr’s “War,” Tom Waits’s “Jersey Girl,” and Woody Guthrie’s “This Land Is Your Land” and rare versions of originals such as “Because the Night,” “Fire,” and “Seeds.” And relax–all the hits are here as well. If you never saw Springsteen and the E Streeters back then, you might still get your chance. But this set chronicles a special time in the life of a special performer. –Daniel Durchholz

CD 1:
01. Thunder Road
02. Adam Raised A Cain
03. Spirit In The Night
04. 4th Of July, Ashbury Park (Sandy)
05. Paradise By The “C”
06. Fire
07. Growin’ Up
08. It’s Hard To Be A Saint In The City
09. Backstreets
10. Rosalita (Come Out Tonight)
11. Raise Your Hand
12. Hungry Heart
13. Two Hearts

CD 2:
01. Caddillac Ranch
02. You Can Look (But You Better Not Touch)
03. Independence Day
04. Badlands
05. Because The Night
06. Candy’s Room
07. Darkness On The Edge Of Town
08. Racing In The Street
09. This Land Is Your Land
10. Nebraska
11. Johnny 99
12. Reason To Believe
13. Born In The USA
14. Seeds

CD 3:
01. The River
02. War
03. Darlington County
04. Working On The Highway
05. The Promised Land
06. Cover Me
07. I’m On Fire
08. Bobby Jean
09. My Hometown
10. Born To Run
11. No Surrender
12. Tenth Avenue Freeze-Out
13. Jersey Girl

Acoustic Guitar – Nils Lofgren, Steve Van Zandt
Backing Vocals – Clarence Clemons, Danny Federici, Gary Tallent, Nils Lofgren, Patty Scialfa, Roy Bittan, Steve Van Zandt
Bass – Gary Tallent
Drums – Max Weinberg
Electric Guitar – Bruce Springsteen, Nils Lofgren, Steve Van Zandt
Glockenspiel, Organ, Accordion – Danny Federici
Piano – Danny Federici, Roy Bittan
Saxophone, Percussion – Clarence Clemons
Synthesizer – Roy Bittan
Vocals, Harmonica – Bruce Springsteen

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