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On May 23, 1980.

On May 23, 1980, “Stiff Records” labels released “The Up Escalator”, the fifth Graham Parker and The Rumour album. It was recorded in 1983, and was produced by Jimmy Iovine.

Personnel:

  • Graham Parker – vocals, guitar
  • Bruce Springsteen- background vocals
  • Nicky Hopkins- acoustic piano
  • Jimmy Maelen- percussion
  • Martin Belmont- guitar
  • Danny Federici- organ
  • Steve Goulding- drums
  • Brinsley Schwarz- guitar, background vocals
  • Peter Wood- synthesizer
  • Andrew Bodnar- bass

Track listing:

All tracks by Graham Parker.

  1. No Holding Back
  2. Devil’s Sidewalk
  3. Stupefaction
  4. Jolie Jolie
  5. Love Without Greed
  6. Endless Night
  7. Paralyzed
  8. Maneuvers
  9. Empty Lives
  10. The Beating of Another Heart

 

On January 14, 2014.

On January 14, 2014, “Columbia” label released “High Hopes” the eighteenth Bruce Springsteen studio album. It was recorded December 2012 – 2013, at “Thrill Hill” in Thrill Hill West; “Stone Hill Studi”; “Southern Tracks Recording Studio”, “Studios 301”, and was produced by Ron Aniello, Brendan O’Brien and Bruce Springsteen. The album was certified Platinum in Italy by “FIMI”.

Personnel:

  • Bruce Springsteen– lead vocals, guitar, percussion, bass, percussion loop, organ, synthesizers, piano, banjo, mandolin, vibraphone, drums, harmonium
  • Roy Bittan– piano, organ
  • Clarence Clemons– saxophone
  • Danny Federici– organ
  • Nils Lofgren– guitar, background vocals
  • Patti Scialfa– background vocals
  • Garry Tallent– bass
  • Steven Van Zandt– guitar, background vocals
  • Max Weinberg– drums
  • Ron Aniello – drum loops, percussion loops, bass, synthesizers, guitar, 12–string guitar, farfisa organ, accordion, vibraphone
  • Tom Morello– guitar, lead vocals
  • Jake Clemons– saxophone
  • Charles Giordano– organ, accordion
  • Ed Manion– saxophone
  • Soozie Tyrell– violin, background vocals
  • Sam Bardfeld – violin
  • Everett Bradley – background vocals, percussion
  • Barry Danielian – trumpet
  • Josh Freese– drums
  • Clark Gayton– trombone, tuba
  • Stan Harrison– saxophone
  • Curtis King, Cindy Mizelle, Michelle Moore, Evan Springsteen, Jessica Springsteen, Samuel Springsteen – background vocals
  • Curt Ramm – trumpet, cornet
  • Cillian Vallely- uilleann pipes, low whistle, tin whistle

Track listing:

All tracks by Bruce Springsteen, except where noted.

  1. High Hopes – Tim Scott McConnell
  2. Harry’s Place
  3. American Skin (41 Shots)
  4. Just Like Fire Would – Chris Bailey
  5. Down in the Hole
  6. Heaven’s Wall
  7. Frankie Fell in Love
  8. This Is Your Sword
  9. Hunter of Invisible Game
  10. The Ghost of Tom Joad
  11. The Wall
  12. Dream Baby Dream – Martin Rev, Alan Vega

 

On January 27, 2009.

working_on_a_dream

On January 27, 2009, “Columbia” label released “Working on a Dream”, the sixteenth Bruce Springsteen studio album. It was recorded Summer 2007 – Fall 2008, and was produced by Brendan O’Brie.

Personnel:

  • Bruce Springsteen– lead vocals, guitars, harmonica, keyboards, percussion, glockenspiel
  • Roy Bittan– piano, organ, accordion
  • Clarence Clemons– saxophone, vocals
  • Danny Federici– organ
  • Nils Lofgren– guitars, vocals
  • Patti Scialfa– vocals
  • Garry Tallent– bass
  • Steven Van Zandt– guitars, vocals
  • Max Weinberg– drums
  • Soozie Tyrell[45]– violin, vocals
  • Patrick Warren – organ, piano
  • Jason Federici – accordion
  • Eddie Horst – stringand horn

Track listing:

All tracks by Bruce Springsteen.

  1. Outlaw Pete
  2. My Lucky Day
  3. Working on a Dream
  4. Queen of the Supermarket
  5. What Love Can Do
  6. This Life
  7. Good Eye
  8. Tomorrow Never Knows
  9. Life Itself
  10. Kingdom of Days
  11. Surprise, Surprise
  12. The Last Carnival
  13. The Wrestler (bonus track)

 

On November 21, 1995.

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On November 21, 1995, “Columbia” label released “The Ghost of Tom Joad”, the eleventh Bruce Springsteen studio album. It was recorded March–September 1995, at “Thrill Hill West”, Springsteen’s home studio in Los Angeles, and was produced by Bruce Springsteen and Chuck Plotkin. In 1997, the album won “Grammy Award” for “Best Contemporary Folk Album”.

Personnel:

  • Bruce Springsteen– guitar, keyboards, harmonica, vocals
  • Danny Federici– accordion, keyboards
  • Gary Mallaber– drums
  • Garry Tallent– bass
  • Jim Hanson – bass
  • Marty Rifkin – pedal steel guitar
  • Soozie Tyrell– violin, background vocals
  • Lisa Lowell – background vocals
  • Patti Scialfa– background vocals
  • Toby Scott – engineer
  • Greg Goldman – recording assistant
  • Terry Magovern – research
  • Sandra Choron – art direction
  • Eric Dinyer – cover art
  • Pam Springsteen– interior photographs

Track listing:

All tracks by Bruce Springsteen.

  1. The Ghost of Tom Joad
  2. Straight Time
  3. Highway 29
  4. Youngstown
  5. Sinaloa Cowboys
  6. The Line
  7. Balboa Park
  8. Dry Lightning
  9. The New Timer
  10. Across the Border
  11. Galveston Bay
  12. My Best Was Never Good Enough

On September 11, 1973.

the-wild-the-innocent

On September 11, 1973, “Columbia” label released “The Wild, the Innocent & the E Street Shuffle”, the second Bruce Springsteen studio album. Springsteen recorded the album with The E Street Band in May – September 1973, at “914 Sound Studios” in Blauvelt, New York, and was produced by Mike Appel and Jim Cretecos.

Personnel:

  • Bruce Springsteen– guitars,  harmonica,  mandolin,  recorder,  maracas, lead vocals
  • Clarence Clemons– saxophones, backing vocals
  • David Sancious– piano, organ, electric piano, clavinet, soprano saxophone, backing vocals, string arrangement
  • Danny Federici– accordion, backing vocals,piano, organ
  • Garry Tallent– bass, tuba, backing vocals
  • Vini “Mad Dog” Lopez– drums, backing vocals, cornet
  • Richard Blackwell – conga, percussion
  • Albany “Al” Tellone – baritone saxophone
  • Suki Lahav- choir vocals
  • Louis Lahav – engineer
  • Teresa Alfieri & John Berg– design
  • David Gahr– photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Bruce Springsteen.

  1. The E Street Shuffle
  2. 4th of July, Asbury Park (Sandy)
  3. Kitty’s Back
  4. Wild Billy’s Circus Story
  5. Incident on 57th Street
  6. Rosalita (Come Out Tonight)
  7. New York City Serenade

On July 30, 2002.

The_Rising

On July 30, 2002, “Columbia” label released “The Rising”, the twelfth Bruce Springsteen studio album. It was recorded January – March 2002, and was produced by Brendan O’Brien. “The Rising” won “Grammy Award” for “Best Rock Album” in 2003.

Personnel:

  • Bruce Springsteen– lead guitar, vocals, acoustic guitar, baritone guitar, harmonica
  • Roy Bittan– keyboards, piano, mellotron, Kurzweil, pump organ, Korg M1, crumar
  • Clarence Clemons– saxophone, background vocals
  • Danny Federici– Hammond B3, Vox Continental, Farfisa
  • Nils Lofgren– electric guitar, Dobro, slide guitar, banjo, background vocals
  • Patti Scialfa– vocals
  • Garry Tallent– bass guitar
  • Steven Van Zandt– electric guitar, background vocals, mandolin
  • Max Weinberg– drums
  • Soozie Tyrell– violin, background vocals
  • Brendan O’Brien– hurdy-gurdy, glockenspiel, orchestra bells
  • Larry Lemaster– cello
  • Jere Flint– cello
  • Jane Scarpantoni– cello
  • Nashville String Machine
  • Asuf Ali Khanand Group
  • Alliance Singers
  • The Miami Horns

Track listing:

All tracks by Bruce Springsteen.

  1. Lonesome Day
  2. Into the Fire
  3. Waitin’ on a Sunny Day
  4. Nothing Man
  5. Countin’ on a Miracle
  6. Empty Sky
  7. Worlds Apart
  8. Let’s Be Friends (Skin to Skin)
  9. Further On (Up the Road)
  10. The Fuse
  11. Mary’s Place
  12. You’re Missing
  13. The Rising
  14. Paradise
  15. My City of Ruins

On June 4, 1984.

Born in the USA

On June 4, 1984, “Columbia” label released “Born in the U.S.A.”, the seventh Bruce Springsteen studio album. It was recorded January 1982 – March 1984, at “The Power Station” and “The Hit Factory” in New York City, and was produced by Jon Landau, Chuck Plotkin, Bruce Springsteen and Steven Van Zandt. With total sale of over 30 million copies worldwide, “Born in the U.S.A.” is Springsteen commercially most successful album and one of the highest-selling albums ever. In 2003, “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked the album at number 85 on its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of all Time”. In 2013, “NME” magazine ranked it at number 428 on its list album of the “Greatest Albums of all Time”.

Personnel:

  • Bruce Springsteen– lead vocals, lead guitar, acoustic guitar
  • Roy Bittan– piano, synthesizer, background vocals
  • Clarence Clemons– saxophone, percussion, background vocals
  • Danny Federici– organ, glockenspiel, piano
  • Garry Tallent– bass guitar, background vocals
  • Steven Van Zandt– acoustic guitar, mandolin, harmony vocals
  • Max Weinberg– drums, background vocals
  • Richie “La Bamba” Rosenberg– background vocals
  • Ruth Davis – background vocals

Track listing

All tracks by Bruce Springsteen.

  1. Born in the U.S.A.
  2. Cover Me
  3. Darlington Country
  4. Working on the Highway
  5. Downbound Train
  6. I’m on Fire
  7. No Surrender
  8. Bobby Jean
  9. I’m goin’ Down
  10. Glory Days
  11. Dancing in the Dark
  12. My Hometown

 

On June 2, 1978.

darkness on the edge

On June 2, 1978, “Columbia” label released “Darkness on the Edge of Town”, the fourth Bruce Springsteen studio album. It was recorded October 1977 – March 1978, at “Record Plant Studios” in New York, and was produced by Bruce Springsteen, Jon Landau, and Steven Van Zandt.

In 2003, “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked “Darkness on the Edge of Town” at number 151 on its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of all Time”. The album was certified 3 x Platinum in the US by the “RIIA’.

Personnel:

  • Bruce Springsteen– lead vocals, lead guitar, harmonica
  • Roy Bittan– piano, backing vocals
  • Clarence Clemons– saxophone, backing vocals
  • Danny Federici– organ, glockenspiel
  • Garry Tallent– bass guitar
  • Steve Van Zandt– rhythm guitar, backing vocals
  • Max Weinberg– drums
  • Jimmy Iovine– engineer, mixing
  • Thom Panunzio– assistant engineer
  • Chuck Plotkin– mixing
  • Mike Reese– mastering
  • Frank Stefanko– photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Bruce Springsteen.

  1. Badlands
  2. Adam Raised a Cain
  3. Something in the Night
  4. Candy’s Room
  5. Racing in the Street
  6. The Promised Land
  7. Factory
  8. Streets of Fire
  9. Prove it All Night
  10. Darkness on the Edge of Town

On April 29, 1981.

Gary_U.S._Bonds_-_Dedication

On April 29, 1981, “EMI” label released “Dedication”,  the third Gary U.S. Bonds album. It was recorded in 1981, and was produced by Steven Van Zandt, Bruce Springsteen, Gary U.S. Bonds, Rob Parissi and Lanny Lambert.

Personnel:

  • Gary U.S. Bonds- lead vocals
  • Bruce Springsteen- guitars, background vocals
  • Steven Van Zandt- bass, fuzz bass, guitar, bongos, background vocals
  • Roy Bittan- keyboards
  • Clarence Clemons- saxophone, background vocals
  • Danny Federici- accordion, keyboards
  • Max Weinberg– drums
  • Chuck Jackson– vocals
  • Ben E. King– vocals
  • Ellie Greenwich- background vocals
  • Carol Williams – background vocals
  • John Clemente – bass
  • Rusty Cloud – keyboards
  • Luis Conte– guitar
  • Rick Gazda – trumpet, background vocals
  • Ula Hedwig – background vocals
  • Brenda Hilliard – background vocals
  • La Bamba– trombone
  • Eddie Manion- tenor saxophone
  • Mike Micara – drums
  • Rob Parissi – guitar
  • Michael Spengler – trumpet
  • Joey Stann- baritone saxophone, background vocals
  • Carole Sylvan – background vocals
  • Brenda Joyce Hillard – background vocals
  • Mikie Harris – background vocals
  • Larry Alexander – engineer
  • Tony Bongiovi – engineer
  • Bob Clearmountain– engineer
  • Neil Dorfsman– engineer
  • Larry Emerine – mastering
  • Stephen Marcussen – mastering
  • Garry Rindfuss – assistant engineer
  • Bill Scheniman – engineer
  • Garry Tallent – associate producer
  • Raymond Willhard – assistant engineer
  • Dave Greenberg – assistant engineer
  • Jimmy Wachtel- design, photography
  • Jeffry Hendirkcson – assistant engineer
  • Gloria Von Jansky – hand lettering
  • Dane Lawing – art direction

Track listing:

  1. Jole Blon – traditional arranged by  Michael Hurley, Moon Mullican
  2. This Little Girl – Bruce Springsteen
  3. Your Love- Bruce Springsteen
  4. Dedication – Bruce Springsteen
  5. Daddy’s Come Home – Steven Van Zandt
  6. It’s Only Love – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  7. The Pretender – Jackson Browne
  8. Way Back When – Gary U.S. Bonds, George Bruno
  9. From a Buick 6 – Bob Dylan
  10. Just Like a Child – Leroy Anderson, John Clemente, Lou Conte

 

On April 26, 2005.

Bruce_Springsteen_-_Devils_&_Dust

On April 26, 2005, “Columbia” label released “Devils & Dust”, the thirteenth Bruce Springsteen studio album. It was recorded 1996 – 2004, and was produced by Brendan O’Brien. “Devils & Dust” was Springsteen’s third acoustic album.

Personnel:

  • Bruce Springsteen– vocals, guitar, keyboards, bass, drums, harmonica, tambourine, percussion
  • Brendan O’Brien– hurdy-gurdy, sarangi, sitar, bass guitar, tambora
  • Steve Jordan– drums
  • Patti Scialfa– backing vocals
  • Soozie Tyrell– violin, backing vocals
  • Marty Rifkin – steel guitar
  • Lisa Lowell – backing vocals
  • Chuck Plotkin– piano
  • Danny Federici– keyboards
  • Nashville String Machine– strings
  • Brice Andrus, Susan Welty, Thomas Witte, Donald Strand – horns
  • Mark Pender– trumpet
  • Danny Clinch– cover art

Track listing:

All tracks by Bruce Springsteen.

  1. Devils & Dust
  2. All the Way Home
  3. Reno
  4. Long Time Comin’
  5. Black Cowboys
  6. Maria’s Bed
  7. Silver Palomino
  8. Jesus Was an Only Son
  9. Lean
  10. The Hitter
  11. All I’m Thinkin’ About
  12. Matamoros Banks