Bruce Springsteen Celebrates Birthday Number 74 by Releasing Previously Unreleased Jersey Tracks

There’s nothing quite like seeing Bruce Springsteen play a show close to home here in New Jersey, and now he's sharing some of his favorite local performances with fans. Bruce turned 74 on Saturday, which is also Bruce Springsteen Day in New Jersey. To celebrate he just shared The Live Series: Songs of New Jersey. It's a playlist made up of previously unreleased live performances recorded in the New Jersey and New York area, many of which are about the Garden State. They include such performances as “Born To Run,” live from the Brendan Byrne Arena in East Rutherford, New Jersey, on July 9, 1981, “Jersey Girl,” performed at Giants Stadium, also in East Rutherford, on August 22, 1985, “My Hometown,” from St. Rose of Lima School in Freehold, New Jersey, on November 8, 1996, “Atlantic City” from the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey, on January 31, 2016, and “My City of Ruins” at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford on August 25, 2016. You can listen to The Live Series: Songs of New Jersey which is now streaming on digital outlets such as Apple Music, Amazon Music, and Spotify. Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band are currently on a break from touring. This happened after postponing some September shows so he could recover from a peptic ulcer. Their next show is scheduled for November 3 in Vancouver, Canada. He also has two rescheduled shows in Philly for August of 2024. A complete list of dates can be found at Also, as previously reported, The 50th anniversary of Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band’s Greetings From Asbury Park N.J. happened last year and now their sophomore album, The Wild, The Innocent & The E Street Shuffle, will be celebrated with another symposium put on by the Bruce Springsteen Archives and Center for American Music in West Long Branch, New Jersey. Tickets for the Symposium are on sale. Get tickets HERE. [select-gallery gallery_id="771474" syndication_name="bruce-springsteen-top-50-songs-ranked" description="yes"]

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