40 Years Of Classic Rock, 1973 – 2013 Part Three – Bruce Springsteen, ‘Greetings from Asbury Park, N.J.’ [VIDEOS]
It was a rough start for this soon to be superstar as ‘Greetings from Asbury Park, N.J.’ as it was Bruce’s lowest charting album coming in at #60.
Down the road Bruce Springsteen would make a name for himself and make a major impact in rock genre. He had 14 albums that would be released that hit #5 on the charts yet eight of those owned the #1 spot.
The album did spotlight Bruce’s talented songwriting skills and singing ability with singles like, “Blinded by the Light” andSpirit in the Night.”
Original LP Track List:
- “Blinded by the Light”
- “Grown’ Up”
- “Mary Queen of Arkansas”
- “Does the Bus Stop at 82nd Street”
- “Lost in the Flood”
- “The Angel”
- “For You”
- “Spirit in the Night”
- It’s hard to Be a Saint in the City”
Released in the U.S. and U.K. January 5th, 1973 and charted at #60 (U.S.) and #41 (U.K.).
Happy 40th anniversary as we revisit 1973 with some great landmark classic rock releases.
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Bruce Springsteen performing, “Blinded by the Light”, (Audio with great pictures):