The Bruce Springsteen Timeline

February 1990

Work on a new album begins for real. Apart from drummer Jeff Porcaro, Bruce is working with various session musicians and guests, but most importanly E Streeter Roy Bittan, who has been called in to help Bruce break out of a writer's block.

April 1990

Bruce and Patti move to a Beverly Hills mansion, causing quite a stir among the fans. In the next few years they will split their time between New Jersey and Los Angeles.

July 25 1990

Patti gives birth to a boy, Evan James Springsteen.

November 16-17 1990

A nervous and emotional Bruce performs at two Christic Institute benefit shows along with Jackson Browne and Bonnie Raitt. The shows are solo acoustic and rank among Bruce's very best despite his nervousness.