Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band are scheduled for the Uptown Theatre in Milwaukee but a bomb scare delays the deed. The Boss retires to The Pfister bar to wait out the bomb sniffers. He settles in, performs a couple songs for the crowd and upon getting the “all clear” for the Uptown, proclaims “I’m a little loose” and catches a ride to the theatre atop a record promoter’s car. The set at the Uptown is epic. And, if you’ve caught Springsteen in Milwaukee since, you’ve probably heard him ask, “Are we loose?” … a hat-tip to that night when he was too loose to fake.
Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band release Born To Run. Considered by many to be one of – if not the – greatest recordings ever. It’s #18 on Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Albums of All Time and is listed in the Library of Congress’ National Recording Registry of historic recordings.
August 13, 1975 ~ Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band play the first of five sold-out shows at The Bottom Line in New York City. The shows draw national attention and begin to establish Springsteen as one of the great live performers of all time.
A documentary about Clarence Clemons , the acclaimed saxophonist who played alongside Bruce Springsteen for 40 years , will receive its release this summer. Deadline reports that Clarence Clemons: Who Do I Think I Am? will feature interviews with President Bill Clinton, Joe Walsh , Nils Lofgren and Jake Clemons, among many others.