Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band
Bruce “The Boss” Springsteen was born in 1949, New Jersey, USA. Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band originally consisted of Garry Tallent (bass), the late Clarence Clemons (saxophone), Danny Federici (keyboards, accordion), Vini "Mad Dog" Lopez (drums), and David Sancious (keyboards). The current E-Street Band is formed of: Garry Tallent, Roy Bittan(keyboardist), Max Weinberg (drummer), Steven Van Zandt (guitar and mandolin), Nils Lofgren (guitar and vocals) and Patti Scialfa (guitarist).
Bruce Springsteen formed The E Street Street Band in 1972 after Bruce Springsteen recorded Greetings from Asbury Park, N.J. In 1974, the band became officially known as The E-Street Band and Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band toured extensively, and together won an Emmy Award (TV production award) in 2001 for Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band: Live In New York City (HBO).
Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band worked together on the “Born in the U.S.A” tour. Bruce Springsteen had success with Dancing in the Dark," which earned Springsteen his first Grammy Award for Best Male Rock Vocal Performance, "Cover Me," "Born in the U.S.A.," "I'm on Fire," "Glory Days," "I'm Goin' Down," and "My Hometown” which sold 15 million copies ranking him with the top acts of the pop world today.
The E-Street band broke up briefly but re-formed in 1992. Since then, they have been back touring with Bruce Springsteen including promoting Bruce Springsteen’s recent album “Magic” in October 2007 which went straight to number one and went platinum. “Radio Nowhere” resulted in Grammys for rock song and solo rock vocal.
In 2009, Bruce Springsteen and the E-Street Band toured the UK including Glastonbury Festival, Hard Rock Calling and across the rest of Europe and U.S.A.