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Roy Bittan, keyboardist with Bruce Springsteen
's E Street Band, is born in Rockaway Beach, Queens, New York City, USA.
And The E Street Band play at Joe's Place, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, supported by Peter Johnson And The Manic Depressives.
And The E Street Band play the first of four nights at Charlie's Place, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, supported by Mighty Joe Young.
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.
plays at the Activities Center, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, USA.
plays the first of three nights at Rosemont Horizon, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
plays the second of three nights at Rosemont Horizon, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
plays the last of three nights at Rosemont Horizon, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
plays live with Cats On A Smooth Surface at Jon Jon's, Wall, New Jersey, USA.
During a show in the Civic Arena, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, Bruce Springsteen
responds to President Ronald Reagan's recent misguided adulatory comments by saying, 'I kind of got to wondering what his favorite album must been.'
When Little Steven plays at The Stone Pony, Asbury Park, New Jersey, USA, he is joined on stage by Bruce Springsteen
for two songs.
On his first All Starr Band tour, Ringo Starr
plays the second of two nights at The Garden State Arts Center, Holmdel, New Jersey, USA. The band includes Billy Preston
, Dr. John
, Joe Walsh
, Levon Helm, Jim Keltner, Nils Lofgren, Clarence Clemons and Rick Danko.
and Patti Scialfa become the proud parents of their first child, Evan James.
dies aged 57, at his home on Turtle Rock Court, St. Charles, Missouri, USA. He had long suffered from congestive heart failure, high blood pressure and diabetes. Eddie Van Halen
is said to have bought 117 of Martin's guitars over the years, and other customers included Bob Dylan
, Keith Richards
, Bruce Springsteen
, Sting, Joe Perry, Joan Jett, Tom Petty
and Jackson Browne
Famed vintage guitar collector and roadie
In the wake of problems with the way in which Ticketmaster has been selling Bruce Springsteen
tickets, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell calls on the Federal Trade Commission and Justice Department to investigate possible conflicts of interest involving Ticketmaster and TicketsNow.
It is announced that Bruce Springsteen
And The E Street Band will headline Hampden Park, Glasgow, Scotland on July 14, which will be The Boss's first gig with the band in Scotland for 28 years.
And The E Street Band play at the Festival des Vielles Charrues, Carhaix, France, Europe.
Sting's $15m musical The Last Ship
opens at the Neil Simon Theatre on Broadway
, New York City, USA. Celebrities attending the opening include Liam Neeson, Billy Joel
, Bruce Springsteen
, Robert De Niro, Debbie Harry, Edie Falco, Patti Scialfa and director Barry Levinson.