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Big effort to save the Stone Pony

Published 2001-12-22
With Jersey shore rocker Boccigalupe as one of the promoters, a group of people have started a campaign to prevent the legendary Stone Pony club in Asbury Park from being relocated. The city council in Asbury Park is currently considering moving the Pony to another location to make room for condos on the beach front. While the new commitee supports the redevelopment of the city, they feel the Ston ... Read more

Bruce at Holiday Express show

Published 2001-12-16
Only a week after his own run of shows in Asbury Park ended, Bruce was on stage again to celebrate the Holidays. He joined the lineup at the annual Holiday Express show at the Continental Airlines Arena and performed "Merry Christmas Baby" and "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town". During the former, he left the stage and sang from the midst of the crowd. The Holiday Express is a organization that comb ... Read more

DVD released in Europe, but sound still causes pro

Published 2001-12-12
After a month's delay last week finally saw the official release of the Live in New York City DVD in Europe. The delay was due to a problem with the sound on the second disc, a problem everybody thought would be solved now. However, we're getting reports that the disc still has drop-outs in the sound and that, apparently, nothing has been done to correct it. Customers in Denmark have been offered ... Read more

Elvis and Bruce x 2 wrapped up the Holiday shows

Published 2001-12-09
An extra long 30-song set ended the succesful Holiday stand on a very high note. No new song entries were made, but almost everything that had been done over the course of the five nights was performed in this show. As an extra treat Elvis Costello was the featured guest star of the night and did a medley of "Alison", "Tracks of My Tears" and Smokey's "Tears of a Clown". Bruce Hornsby was back in ... Read more

Thundercrack... Bruce is back!

Published 2001-12-08
Two songs not played since the early Seventies and a few never-before played covers. That was the score after the first of five Holiday shows in Asbury Park last night. Bruce opened the night paying tribute to George Harrison by singing two of the late Beatle's most famous compositions, "Something" and "My Sweet Lord". After a little Max Weinberg 7 jamming, he then pulled out "Thundercrack" (not p ... Read more

On the fourth night things started to happen...

Published 2001-12-08
After a third night with no significant changes in the setlist, Bruce opened the fourth night with the first solo piano version of "Incident on 57th Street" since 1975. Something that probably gave many of the fans in attendance associations to the legendary Main Point show immortalized on the The Saint, the Incident & the Main Point Shuffle bootleg from Great Dane Records. Last night's show also ... Read more

"Circus Story" and "E Street Shuffle" turn up in s

Published 2001-12-05
As it was more or less expected the second show at the Convention Hall in Asbury Park didn't vary much from the first night. Only notable changes included "Wild Billy's Circus Story" as the show opener (featuring Garry Tallent on tuba) and "The E Street Shuffle". The former replaced the George Harrison songs and was last performed in December 1996 during the solo acoustic tour whereas "E Street Sh ... Read more

Sensational auction

Published 2001-12-03
If you've got a few hundred or thousand Dollars to spend, check out the current Bruce Springsteen auction at leland.com. An original signed Castiles single, a Castiles concert poster, a handwritten letterm Steel Mill tickets are among the sensational old items that are being auctioned off. Unfortunately, this is not for anybody. Nothing will go for less than $100, and several of the items are alre ... Read more

Bonus single in Europe

Published 2001-11-30
Finally it looks like Europe will see the release of the Live in New York City DVD. The DVD has been distributed to many European stores and will be on the shelf this next Monday, December 3. And yes, many of the DVD sets will include the bonus single with "This Hard Land" and "My Hometown". ... Read more

Danny signs

Published 2001-11-28
E Street keyboardist Danny Federici will meet the fans and sign his self-titled second album on three different locations in New Jersey in the first week of December: BORDER?S STORES 300 Rte 18, East Brunswick, NJ Signing on Dec 3rd from 12-2 BORDER?S STORES 230 Garden State Plaza, Paramus, NJ Signing on Dec 5th from 12-2 JACKS RECORDS 30 Broadway, Red Bank, NJ Signing on Dec 7th f ... Read more
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GERNER TEIL NIELSEN commenting on this: https://www.youtube.com/results?q=gerner+teil+nielsen+bruce+springsteen+east+berlin+1988

I went to my first Springsteen concert in Copenhagen just after his concert in East Berlin. DDR-TV sent later from East Berlin concert I recorded on videotape and later put onto Youtube.
Katie Charles commenting on this: Sounds like it was a great concert ! Sorry to to have missed it.
Thank goodness all of Bruce's concerts are an amazing experience. Rock on Burce !!!
Mike commenting on this: A musician, as an artist, is no more obligated to put out music deemed appropriate by the masses then is a painter required to cover a canvass with themes imposed on him or her. Springsteen's choice to release an album of material he either created earlier or covering another songwriters material simply expands his musical horizons for himself and those fans who truly enjoy his music. If you have been a fan for as long as I have, starting with 1973's The Wild....etc, then you come to expect different textures and approaches to what he releases. Sit back and enjoy, take in a show, compile a playlist and enjoy the songs Bruce puts forth, there are after-all hundreds to choose from.