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Roy Bittan, keyboardist with Bruce Springsteen
's E Street Band, is born in Rockaway Beach, Queens, New York City, USA.
Philip Elwood of the San Francisco Examiner attends a show by the band Steel Mill
at The Matrix
, San Francisco, California, USA. Elwood's review will describe the group as "the first big thing that's happened to Asbury Park since the good ship Morro Castle burned to the waterline off that Jersey beach in '34." The band includes a young guitarist/songwriter, Bruce Springsteen
, who will go on to greater things.
The three-day long Ozark Music Festival
comes to an end at The Fairgrounds, Sedalia, Missouri. Artists appearing over the course of the event have included 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.
When David Johansen appears at The Fast Lane, Asbury Park, New Jersey, USA, he is joined on stage for two songs by Bruce Springsteen
plays the first of two nights at The NEC, Birmingham, England, UK, Europe.
's The River tour ends at the Riverfront Coliseum, Cincinnati, Ohio, after 139 shows over twelve months in thirteen countries. This is also Miami Steve Van Zandt's last live show with the band.
joins Cats On A Smooth Surface for an impromptu set at the Stone Pony, Asbury Park, New Jersey, USA.
's Tunnel Of Love Express Tour plays the second of two nights in The Dean Smith Center, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA.
and Patti Scialfa marry in what Hello magazine describes as 'a romantic sunset ceremony' on the lawn of their mansion in Beverley Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA.
hosts a party at Tipitina's in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, to play CBS executives his long-awaited Human Touch and Lucky Town albums.
plays at The Petersen Events Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
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
lip-syncs the American national anthem at The Super Bowl XLIII in Tampa, Florida, USA, after producers insist she must sing to a pre-recorded track to avoid a potentially disastrous performance. The show is her first public appearance since her mother, brother and nephew were shot dead four months earlier. Bruce Springsteen
plays at the same event.
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 HP Pavilion at San Jose, California, USA.
And The E Street Band play at The Toyota Center, Houston, Texas, USA.
And The E Street Band play the last of three nights at Stockholm Stadium, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.
And The E Street Band play at The Olympiastadion, Munich, Germany, Europe.
And The E Street Band play the first of two nights at the RDS, Dublin, Eire.
attends The Royal Windsor Horse show in Windsor, UK, to see his daughter Jessica compete.
- 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.
Three songs - Hunter of Invisible Game, The Ghost of Tom Joad and High Hopes - from Bruce Springsteen
's imminent album, High Hopes, are previewed in today's episode of CBS tv series The Good Wife in the USA.
On their The River Tour
, Bruce Springsteen
And The E Street Band play the last of three nights at The Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena, Los Angeles, California, USA.