70s Rocker And 80s Superstar Bruce Springsteen Boasts One Of The Top Concert Tours Of 2007/2008

70s Rocker And 80s Superstar Bruce Springsteen Boasts A single Of The Top Concert Tours Of 2007/2008

“I am the a single who will get away,
I am a New Jersey success story,
And they’ll say Lord give me the opportunity to shake ‘his’ hand,
They will say.”

From “Large Casino” by Jimmy Eat World.

When it comes to the planet of rock music, not numerous artists personify a “New Jersey accomplishment story” the way that Bruce Springsteen does. Number of other musicians can lay claim to the career that Springsteen has enjoyed: nearly forty years in the business, fifteen authentic albums launched, accounting for almost 64 million information sold (which includes “Born in the USA,” a single of the best-selling albums of all time), 18 Grammy awards, an Oscar, a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction and an enduring legacy as an icon of American doing work-class and socially conscious rock.

Starting off enjoying New Jersey clubs in the 1960s, Springsteen signed with Columbia Records in 1972. Regularly recording and touring with his backing E Street Band (some of the far more well-acknowledged members have integrated Steve Van Zandt, Clarence Clemons and Max Weinberg), Springsteen grew to become recognized as the premier representative of American blue collar rock. Classic singles like “Born To Run” and “Jungleland” firmly established his status, then the release of “Born In The U.S.A.” created Springsteen a licensed superstar. The album’s cover of The Boss in faded blue jeans and white tee shirt with rolled up sleeves became an iconic image of the 80s. Subsequent releases couldn’t match the sales or well-known achievement of “Born In The U.S.A.” and Springsteen settled into practically a decade of creating less industrial music, exploring roots rock, Americana and folk leanings. One particular highlight of this time period was a 1994 Oscar win for his song “Streets of Philadelphia,” which appeared on the soundtrack of the film “Philadelphia.”

Springsteen was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1999. 2002’s “The Rising” brought back the E Street Band for the very first time in virtually two decades and started a period of newfound industrial good results for Springsteen that has continued with a series of effective releases and a extremely anticipated concert tour with the E Street Band.

Springsteen’s discography involves dozens of re-mastered versions, re-releases, boxed sets, concert recordings and contributions to compilations, but the following record represents the core Bruce Springsteen catalog (like the E Street Band recordings):

1973: Greetings From Asbury Park, NJ.
1973: The Wild, The Innocent &amp The E Street Shuffle (contains the 7 minute single “Rosalita”).
1975: Born To Run (reached no.3 on Billboard Prime 200, named by Rolling Stone Magazine as no.18 on its Top 500 Best Albums of All Time record).
1978: Darkness On The Edge Of Town (reached no. 5 on Billboard U.S. pop charts).
1980: The River (reached no.one on Billboard U.S. pop charts, included “Hungry Heart,” Springsteen’s first Leading 10 pop single).
1981: East Side Story.
1982: Nebraska (reached no.two on Billboard U.S. pop charts).
1984: Born In The U.S.A. (reached no.one on Billboard Prime 200, featured seven Prime 10 singles such as “Dancing In the Dark” and has sold an estimated 24 million copies).
1987: Tunnel Of Love (incorporated the best 10 singles “Brilliant Disguise” and “Tunnel of Love”).
1992: Human Touch.
1992: Fortunate Town.
1995: The Ghost Of Tom Joad.
2002: The Increasing (reached no.1 on Billboard Leading 200 and won Greatest Rock Album Grammy award for 2003).
2005: Devils &amp Dust (reached no.1 on Billboard Leading 200 and won Ideal Solo Rock Vocal Grammy award).
2006: We Shall Overcome – The Seeger Sessions.
2007: Magic (reached no.one on Billboard Prime 200 and won numerous Grammy awards).

Anyone who had doubts about Springsteen’s longevity and relevance in today’s rock music environment can cast them aside now. Springsteen launched “Magic” to crucial acclaim (which includes a rare, excellent five star review from Rolling Stone Magazine) in 2007, and obtained Grammy awards for Ideal Solo Rock Vocal Overall performance and Best Rock Song. Springsteen also picked up an additional Grammy for Ideal Rock Instrumental efficiency for his contribution to the “We All Adore Ennio Morricone” compilation.

Pollstar’s 2007 concert revenue figures area Bruce Springsteen and his E Street Band reunion tour firmly in the best twenty acts for that 12 months, with revenues of just below $ 50 million USD. That tour, supporting his most current CD “Magic,” will carry on into 2008 with dates all through Europe and North America.

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