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Bruce Springsteen

Powerful promoter Bill Graham offers Bruce Springsteen's group Steel Mill a $1,000 recording contract after they make a three song demo at his Fillmore Recording Studio in San Francisco, California, USA. They turn it down.
Chicago play the third night of a week at Carnegie Hall, New York City, USA. The entire week of shows is recorded and will be released as a 4-LP set entitled Chicago At Carnegie Hall. It will become the best-selling box set by a rock act, until 1986 when Bruce Springsteen releases the Live/1975-85 5 LP live box.
Bruce Springsteen plays at Max’s Kansas City, New York City, USA.
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Sha Na Na play the first of two nights at Hara Arena, Dayton, Ohio, supported by Bruce Springsteen.
Bruce Springsteen And The E Street Band play the first of four nights at Charlie's Place, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, supported by Mighty Joe Young.
The first known performance of Bruce Springsteen's Born To Run takes place during a show at The Harvard Square Theatre, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, during a show headlined by Bonnie Raitt. Journalist Jon Landau reviews the show for The Real Paper, saying 'I saw rock'n'roll future and its name is Bruce Springsteen.'
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The three-day long Ozark Music Festival begins at The Fairgrounds, Sedalia, Missouri, USA. Artists appearing over the course of the event include Jefferson Starship, The Eagles, The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Bachman Turner Overdirve, The Marshall Tucker Band, The Mahavishnu Orchestra, The Earl Scruggs Revue, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Boz Scaggs, Electric Flag, Ted Nugent And The Amboy Dukes, David Bromberg, Leo Kottke, Cactus, Bob Seger and Bruce Springsteen. Hosting the event is Wolfman Jack.
After a show at Ellis Auditorium in Memphis, Tennessee, USA, Bruce Springsteen endeavours to meet Elvis Presley by the unorthodox method of scaling the walls of Graceland. He is ejected by a security guard.
Following a gig in Memphis, Tennessee, USA, Bruce Springsteen goes to Elvis Presley's Graceland home and climbs over the wall. A guard, assuming him to be a crank fan, apprehends him.
The song Born to Run by Bruce Springsteen is named as the "Unofficial Youth Rock Anthem" of New Jersey, USA, by the New Jersey State Assembly. Springsteen found this accolade somewhat ironic because the song was "about leaving Jersey."
Bruce Springsteen records Stolen Car at The Power Station, New York City. On the same day, The Clash finally get a single, I Fought The Law, released in the USA.
Luxury casino and resort development Sun City is opened in the Bantustan of Bophuthatswana, just outside the border of South Africa. The resort will become embroiled in international politics in 1985 when Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band guitarist Steven Van Zandt and his music-industry activist group, Artists United Against Apartheid record the song Sun City, in which they vow never to perform at the resort because of its apartheid sympathies. Even so, artists including Queen, Elton John, Linda Ronstadt, Julio Iglesias, The O'Jays, Ray Charles, Boney M., Black Sabbath, Rod Stewart, Tina Turner, Dionne Warwick and Laura Branigan did play at the Sun City Super Bowl.
Bruce Springsteen plays his third night at The Sports Arena, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Bruce Springsteen plays the second of two nights at The Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
All ghosts of Bruce Springsteen And The E Street Band's disastrous first visit to London are finally exorcised with this, the first of two stunning Wembley Arena shows.
A No Nukes benefit concert, featuring Bruce Springsteen, Stephen Stills, Graham Nash, Jackson Browne, Gary 'US' Bonds and others, takes place at Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Bruce Springsteen plays the second of three nights at Rosemont Horizon, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Bruce Springsteen records Man At The Top at The Hit Factory, New York City, USA.
When tickets for Bruce Springsteen's upcoming concert in the city go on sale in Washington, DC, USA, fans flood the local phone system to such an extent that calls to government buildings, including The White House, cannot get through. All 40,000 tickets sell out in ninety minutes.
The first picture CDs are issued by CBS, featuring Michael Jackson, Bruce Springsteen, George Michael and Terence Trent D'Arby.
When John Prine plays at the Music Hall, Tarrytown, New York State, USA, Bruce Springsteen unexpectedly joins him on stage during the song Paradise.
Nearly thirty years after the "payola" scandal of the 1950s, record industry promo man Ralph Tashjian is found guilty of distributing cocaine and money to radio stations to secure increased airplay for, among others, Bruce Springsteen.
Bruce Springsteen records Seven Angels at Oceanway Studios, Los Angeles, California, USA.
During an eighteen-date European tour, Bruce Springsteen makes his BBC Top Of The Pops debut, live by satellite from Glasgow, Scotland, UK.
Bruce Springsteen plays at The Pantages Theatre, Los Angeles, Hollywood, California, USA.
On his Devils And Dust Tour, Bruce Springsteen plays at The Theater at Continental Airlines Arena, East Rutherford, New Jersey, USA.
On his Devils And Dust Tour, Bruce Springsteen plays at The Royal Albert Hall, London, England, UK.
Bruce Springsteen plays at the Pepsi Arena, Albany, New York State, USA.
Bruce Springsteen And The E Street Band play at The XL Center, Hartford, Connecticut, USA.
Bruce Springsteen And The E Street Band play at Philips Arena, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
Bruce Springsteen And The E Street Band play at The Verizon Center, Washington, DC, USA.
Bruce Springsteen's Working On A Dream tour comes to an end at the Izod Center, (formerly known as Brendan Byrne Arena, the Continental Airlines Arena and Meadowlands) in New Jersey, USA.
Bruce Springsteen And The E Street Band play at Estadio Jos' Zorrilla, Valladolid, Spain, Europe.
Lady Gaga becomes the first Western artist in eighteen years to have two albums - The Fame Monster and The Remix - in the Japanese Top 10. This last time this happened was with Bruce Springsteen's Human Touch and Lucky Town in 1992.
When The Dropkick Murphys play at The House Of Blues, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, Bruce Springsteen shows up and makes an unexpected guest appearance with the band.
Bruce Springsteen takes part in the Stone Pony Reunion Show at the Wonder Bar in Asbury Park, New Jersey, USA.
Bruce Springsteen makes a surprise appearance at The Wonder Bar, Asbury Park, New Jersey, USA, to perform a tribute to his former saxophonist Clarence Clemons.
Olof Arnalds releases Olof Sings, an EP of cover versions including songs by Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, Neil Diamond, Gene Clark and others, in the USA.
When The Gaslight Anthem play at The Convention Hall, Asbury Park, New Jersey, USA, they are joined onstage by Bruce Springsteen.
Bruce Springsteen releases his seventeenth studio album, Wrecking Ball, in the USA.
Bruce Springsteen, Roger Waters, John Mayer and others play in a benefit concert for The Stand Up for Heroes charity at The Beacon Theatre, New York City, USA.
On the High Hopes Tour, Bruce Springsteen plays the first of two nights at The Entertainment Center, Adelaide, Australia, Oceania.
On his High Hopes Tour, Bruce Springsteen plays at Mount Smart Stadium, Auckland, New Zealand, Ocerania.
On their The River Tour, Bruce Springsteen And The E Street Band play at The Verizon Center, Washington DC, USA.
On their The River Tour, Bruce Springsteen And The E Street Band play at The Times Union Center, Albany, New York State, USA.
On their The River Tour, Bruce Springsteen And The E Street Band play at The BMO Harris Bradley Center, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.
On their The River Tour, Bruce Springsteen And The E Street Band play the second of three nights at The Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena, Los Angeles, California, USA.
On their The River Tour, Bruce Springsteen And The E Street Band play at Rock In Rio Lisbon, Parque da Bela Vista, Lisbon, Portugal, Europe.
On their The River Tour, Bruce Springsteen And The E Street Band play at Werchter Festival, Werchter, Belgium, Europe.
On their The River Tour, Bruce Springsteen And The E Street Band play at CASA Arena Horsens, Horsens, Denmark, Europe.
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