1981-06-07, International Arena, Birmingham, England

The River Tour
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Steve Gell wrote: Everyone must have a "best ever" concert...and for me this was it, and i've seen some believe me. Pete Townsend came on and helped out at the end.... just fantastic.

Graham wrote: I agree I have been going to gigs from 1974 to 2007, everyone from led Zep to The Who , Nirvana, Arctic Monkeys and The View, this was my best gig of all time

Jonesy wrote: This was my first Springsteen & The E Street Band Gig unbelievable performance unbelievable set list 26 years on and he's still "The Boss"

Geraint wrote: My first Bruce concert. Drive All Night stays in the memory after all these years. I was walking around with a grin on my face for days afterwards.

mrspooner wrote: My first and was hooked after Prove It All Night !! a friend of mine went and the next day couldn't beleive it when I told him what he had missed,he left the place after the first encore, thought that was it !!!

Cliffy T wrote: My first of many live Bruce gigs.I clapped so much my hands were swollen for days! I'll never forget the power of Badlands as the 1ST song of the 2nd half.Like many others i've hundreds of gigs,but none can touch Bruce on the stage.

Clifft437 wrote: My first concert of many,a show so dynamic that my hands hurt from clapping.Highlight for me was first track of the 2nd half,Badlands.incredible power.Have seen Bruce many times since,but rate the most recent gigs top(Magic & Working on a dream tours).

Clifft437 wrote: My first Bruce concert of 9.My most powerful memory was the intro to the 2nd half of the show being Badlands,then the the whole place rocked.Such power.Brilliant absolutely brilliant.


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