THE BOSS SETS OUT TO CONQUER THE WORLD…AGAIN
With Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band kicking off a new world tour next week in San Jose, CA, we thought it would be appropriate to offer up a smattering of choice live cuts to warm the blood and limber up our throats to shout, "B-R-U-C-E!" with appropriate vigor.
Find full tour dates here and check out primo reviews of '09 shows so far on the Backstreets site, one of the finest resources for Springsteen info out there.
The man really knows how to work an audience, eh?
Here, the sweatiest man in mainstream rock 'n' roll delivers a stirring version of "the greatest song ever written about America."
Let's keep the folky vibe rolling with Springsteen's throaty takes on Dylan and Creedence.
We've kept the band in the wings long enough. Here's some vintage E Street glory for ya!
This ranks up there with the best performances of this E Street staple, epic and intimate all at once.
We shoot back to 1975 for this invitation to "come out tonight." They do throw a good party.
A workingman singing about a steel-driving man with the Seeger Sessions Band at St. Luke's Church.
Springsteen joins U2 at the Rock And Roll Hall of Fame for a stirring version of the Irish lads' classic.
Few artists are able to make epic things feel personal, yet Springsteen succeeds in this regard over & over & over, never more so than this stunning song.
For all his gravitas, Bruce can get nice 'n' dirty sometimes. To wit, this salute to coppertop gals.
"Radio Nowhere" is one of Springsteen's recent best, and this performance is pretty dang good.
We conclude this week's Eye Candy with Bruce and the boys (and girls) in Barcelona, Spain in 2003 doing what they do so, so well – proving it all night long.
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