1949 1957 1962 1965 1966 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 July 30 2007 Bruce's close friend and personal assistant, Terry Magovern, passes away. Bruce writes a song about him called "Terry's Song" that he performs at his memorial service and later includes on the Magic album. September 2007 Rehearsals for an upcoming E Street Band tour begin in Asbury Park. September 24 2007 Bruce and the E Street Band perform together for the first time since the Vote For Change Tour in the first of three public rehearsal shows. September 28 2007 In a rare morning appearance, Bruce and the band perform live from Rockefeller Plaza in New York during the Today Show on NBC. A couple of the songs from the yet-to-be-released Magic album are debuted live for the public. October 1-2 2007 The Magic album is released worldwide. Recorded with the E Street Band in Atlanta at producer Brendan O'Brien's studio, the album is a mostly hard-rocking response to the political climate of the United States under George W. Bush. October 3 2007 The Magic Tour has its official kick-off at the Civic Center in Hartford, CT, in a show that focuses on the new album, but also sees a drastically reworked "Reason to Believe", not to mention Patti Scialfa taking the spotlight for the centerpiece on her new album "Town Called Heartbreak". The show is fast-paced and relatively short at only about 2 hours 15 minutes. October 7 2007 Bruce makes his first appearance on the popular news show 60 Minutes. November 8 2007 On a night off from the tour, Bruce performs at the Stand Up For Heroes benefit in New York. Apart from performing a short acoustic set, he auctions off one of his motorcycles and tells jokes. November 19 2007 Danny Federici performs what will be his last full show with the E Street Band. After this Boston show, which is also the last of the first US leg of the tour, what fans already knew is confirmed: Danny will take a leave of absence to be treated for melanoma cancer. Charles Giordani of the Seeger Sessions Band will fill in as keyboard player. November 25 2007 A three-week tour of Europe kicks off in Madrid. This is Charlie Giordani's first show with the E Street Band.