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Roy Bittan, keyboardist with Bruce Springsteen
's E Street Band, is born in Rockaway Beach, Queens, New York City, USA.
UK soul/r'n'b band Cliff Bennett
And The Rebel Rousers record Something You've Got at Abbey Road
Studios, London, UK. Co-written by Allen Toussaint
and Chris Kenner, Something You Got was first recorded in 1961 by Kenner, and subsequently covered by Wilson Pickett, Alvin Robinson, The Ramsey Lewis
Trio, Chuck Jackson, Earl Grant, Maxine Brown
, Bobby Womack
, The Moody Blues
, The American Breed, Fairport Convention
, Bruce Springsteen
and, of course, Cliff Bennett
plays at Niagara University, Lewiston, New York State, USA, supported by Old Salt.
And The E Street Band play the first of four nights at Charlie's Place, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, supported by Mighty Joe Young.
plays at the Activities Center, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, USA.
plays the first of three nights at Rosemont Horizon, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
performs a selection of his songs with a busker on the street in Copenhagen, Denmark, Europe.
and Patti Scialfa marry in what Hello magazine describes as "a romantic sunset ceremony" on the lawn of their Beverley Hills mansion.
In a ceremony at the Waldorf Astoria hotel in New York City, USA, U2
are inducted into the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame, by Bruce Springsteen
. The night also features live performances by Eric Clapton
and the Pretenders.
The first day of a three day long Bruce Springsteen
Symposium takes place at Monmouth University, West Long Branch, New Jersey, USA. The event includes over 150 academic papers including 'A Marxist Perspective On Darkness On The Edge Of Town' and 'The Boss And The Bible'.
A 12-track collection of Bruce Springsteen
's greatest hits, goes on sale exclusively in Wal-Mart stores in the USA. Springsteen will later announce that the decision was a mistake, because Wal-Mart's anti-union practices conflict with his own political principles. (09).
And The E Street Band play at Greensboro Coliseum, Greensboro, North Carolina, USA.
And The E Street Band play at The Bryce Jordan Center, University Park, Pennsylvania, USA.
And The E Street Band play at the Bonnaroo Festival, Manchester, Tennessee, USA.
And The E Street Band play at Hard Rock Calling, London, England, UK, Europe.
And The E Street Band play at The Messecenter, Herning, Denmark, Europe.
And The E Street Band play at The Stadio Olympico, Rome, Italy, Europe.
During a break in his European tour schedule, Bruce Springsteen
enjoys a private water aerobics session in San Sebastian, Spain.
- noted for his lengthy live performances - plays what is believed to be the longest show of his career, a four-hour and five-minute set on his Wrecking Ball
tour at The Olympiastadion, Helsinki, Finland, Europe.
It is announced that Bruce Springsteen
and Pete Seeger
are to be among 198 new members elected to the American Academy of Arts And Sciences in October of this year.