The Bruce Springsteen Timeline

October 28 1995

Bruce once again performs at Neil Young's acoustic Bridge Benefit. He takes the opportunity to debut two songs from his upcoming album, The Ghost of Tom Joad.

November 21 1995

The Ghost of Tom Joad is released. On the same day Bruce sets out on a solo acoustic tour in small theaters. The tour begins in New Brunswick, NJ, and will continue for the rest of the year in selected US cities. In the beginning the shows are dark and gloomy, focusing on the new material and completely ignoring the old hits.