Annotation

Bruce Springsteen's first seven albums in one box set, remastered & transferred from the original analogue masters. Box with leather-like finish, including a 60-page booklet containing rare photos, press clippings and other memorabilia. All albums come in remakes of their original sleeves.

Each album has its own catalogue number, the boxset none.

Greetings FromAsbury Park, N.J.: KC 31903
The Wild, The Innocent, And The E Street Shuffle: KC 32432
Born To Run: PC 33795
Darkness On The Edge Of Town: JC 35318
The River: PC2 36854
Nebraska: QC 38358
Born In The U.S.A.: QC 38653

The printed tracklisting of Nebraska does not match the pressed one. For this entry, the pressed one has been used.

Annotation last modified on 2014-12-11 09:45 UTC.

Tracklist

12" Vinyl 1: Greetings From Asbury Park, N.J.
# Title Rating Length
A1 Blinded by the Light 3.5 5:02
A2 Growin’ Up 3.5 3:05
A3 Mary Queen of Arkansas 3 5:20
A4 Does This Bus Stop at 82nd Street? 3 2:05
A5 Lost in the Flood 2.5 5:14
B1 The Angel 3.5 3:23
B2 For You 2.75 4:39
B3 Spirit in the Night 2 4:58
B4 It’s Hard to Be a Saint in the City 2.5 3:13
12" Vinyl 2: The Wild, the Innocent & The E Street Shuffle
# Title Rating Length
A1 The E Street Shuffle 3 4:26
A2 4th of July, Asbury Park (Sandy) 3.75 5:35
A3 Kitty’s Back 3 7:07
A4 Wild Billy’s Circus Story 3 4:43
B1 Incident on 57th Street 4.5 7:45
B2 Rosalita (Come Out Tonight) 3 7:02
B3 New York City Serenade 3 9:56
12" Vinyl 3: Born to Run
# Title Rating Length
A1 Thunder Road 3.6 4:50
A2 Tenth Avenue Freeze‐Out 4.35 3:11
A3 Night 3 3:01
A4 Backstreets 3.25 6:29
B1 Born to Run 4.35 4:30
B2 She’s the One 3.65 4:30
B3 Meeting Across the River 2.65 3:16
B4 Jungleland 2.75 9:33
12" Vinyl 4: Darkness on the Edge of Town
# Title Rating Length
A1 Badlands 3.5 4:01
A2 Adam Raised a Cain 3 4:32
A3 Something in the Night 3 5:12
A4 Candy’s Room 3 2:45
A5 Racing in the Street 3 6:52
B1 The Promised Land 2 4:24
B2 Factory 3 2:17
B3 Streets of Fire 3 4:03
B4 Prove It All Night 4 3:57
B5 Darkness on the Edge of Town 2.5 4:28
12" Vinyl 5: The River
# Title Rating Length
A1 The Ties That Bind 3 3:33
A2 Sherry Darling 4 4:02
A3 Jackson Cage 3 3:04
A4 Two Hearts 3 2:42
A5 Independence Day 3 4:46
B1 Hungry Heart 3.75 3:19
B2 Out in the Street 3 4:17
B3 Crush on You 3 3:10
B4 You Can Look (But You Better Not Touch) 3 2:36
B5 I Wanna Marry You 3 3:26
B6 The River 3.8 4:59
12" Vinyl 6: The River
# Title Rating Length
C1 Point Blank 3 6:05
C2 Cadillac Ranch 3.5 3:02
C3 I’m a Rocker 3 3:34
C4 Fade Away 3 4:40
C5 Stolen Car 3 3:53
D1 Ramrod 3 4:04
D2 The Price You Pay 3 5:27
D3 Drive All Night 3 8:26
D4 Wreck on the Highway 3 3:53
12" Vinyl 7: Nebraska
# Title Rating Length
A1 Nebraska 2.65 4:27
A2 Atlantic City 3 3:54
A3 Mansion on the Hill 3 4:03
A4 Johnny 99 4 3:38
A5 Highway Patrolman 3 5:39
B1 State Trooper 3 3:15
B2 Used Cars 3 3:06
B3 Open All Night 4 2:53
B4 My Father’s House 3 5:03
B5 Reason to Believe 3 4:11
12" Vinyl 8: Born in the U.S.A.
# Title Rating Length
A1 Born in the U.S.A. 3.5 4:39
A2 Cover Me 3.35 3:26
A3 Darlington County 3 4:48
A4 Working on the Highway 2.35 3:11
A5 Downbound Train 3.35 3:35
A6 I’m on Fire 4 2:36
B1 No Surrender 2.65 4:00
B2 Bobby Jean 2.75 3:46
B4 I’m Going Down 3.5 3:29
B4 Glory Days 4 4:15
B5 Dancing in the Dark 4.45 4:01
B6 My Hometown 3.35 4:33

Credits

12" Vinyl 1: Greetings From Asbury Park, N.J.

bass:
Bruce Springsteen (1972-06 – 1972-10) (track A1)
bass and piano:
Bruce Springsteen (1972-06 – 1972-10) (track B3)
double bass:
Richard Davis (American jazz bassist) (1972-06 – 1972-10) (track B1)
piano:
Harold Wheeler (1972-06 – 1972-10) (tracks A1, B3)
arranger:
Bruce Springsteen (tracks A1–A5, A5–B2, B2–B3, B3, B3–B4, B4)
composer:
Bruce Springsteen (1971) (track B2)
Bruce Springsteen (1972) (tracks A2–B1, B4)
Bruce Springsteen (1972-08 – 1972-09) (tracks A1, B3, B3)
engineer:
Louis Lehav (tracks A1–B4)
lyricist:
Bruce Springsteen (1971) (track B2)
Bruce Springsteen (1972) (tracks A2–B1, B4)
Bruce Springsteen (1972-08 – 1972-09) (tracks A1, B3, B3)
remixer:
Jack Ashkinazy (tracks A1–B4)
vocals:
Bruce Springsteen (1972-06 – 1972-10) (tracks A1–B4)
publisher:
Laurel Canyon Music Ltd. (Mike Appel's publishing company) (tracks A1, B3, B3)
Zomba Music (track A1)
recorded at:
914 Sound Studios in Orangetown, New York, United States (1972-06 – 1972-10) (tracks A1–B4)
live recording of:
Spirit in the Night (track B3)
recording of:
Blinded by the Light (1972-06 – 1972-10) (track A1)
Does This Bus Stop at 82nd Street? (1972-06 – 1972-10) (track A4)
For You (1972-06 – 1972-10) (track B2)
Growin’ Up (1972-06 – 1972-10) (track A2)
It’s Hard to Be a Saint in the City (1972-06 – 1972-10) (track B4)
Lost in the Flood (1972-06 – 1972-10) (track A5)
Mary Queen of Arkansas (1972-06 – 1972-10) (track A3)
Spirit in the Night (1972-06 – 1972-10) (track B3)
The Angel (1972-06 – 1972-10) (track B1)

12" Vinyl 2: The Wild, the Innocent & The E Street Shuffle

drums (drum set):
Vincent Lopez (former E Street Band drummer) (tracks A2–B3)
bass guitar:
Garry Tallent (tracks A1–B3)
cornet and drums (drum set):
Vincent Lopez (former E Street Band drummer) (track A1)
strings arranger:
David Sancious (track B3)
soprano saxophone:
David Sancious (track A1)
electronic organ:
Danny Federici (track A3)
saxophone:
Clarence Clemons (tracks A1–B3)
piano [2nd piano]:
Danny Federici (track B1)
guitar family:
Bruce Springsteen (tracks A1–B3)
arranger:
Bruce Springsteen (tracks A1, A1–A2, A2–A3, A3–A4, A4–B2, B2–B3)
composer:
Bruce Springsteen (1972) (track B2)
Bruce Springsteen (1972 – 1973) (track A4)
Bruce Springsteen (1973) (tracks A1–A3, B1)
Bruce Springsteen (1973-06 – 1973-07) (track B3)
engineer:
לואי להב (tracks A1–B3)
guest baritone saxophone:
Albany "Al" Tellone (track A1)
lead vocals:
Bruce Springsteen (tracks A1–B3)
lyricist:
Bruce Springsteen (1972) (track B2)
Bruce Springsteen (1972 – 1973) (track A4)
Bruce Springsteen (1973) (tracks A1–A3, B1)
Bruce Springsteen (1973-06 – 1973-07) (track B3)
solo electronic organ:
David Sancious (track A3)
publisher:
is based on:
New York Song (track B3)
Vibes Man (track B3)
later versions:
recording of:
Kitty’s Back (track A3)
version of:
Circus Song (track A4)

12" Vinyl 3: Born to Run

violin:
Tzruya "Suki" Lahav (Israeli violinist, vocalist, actress, lyricist, screenwriter, and novelist) (track B4)
drums (drum set):
Ernest Carter (track B1)
Max Weinberg (tracks A1–A4, B2, B4)
bass guitar:
Garry Tallent (tracks A1–B2, B4)
trumpet:
Randy Brecker (track B3)
strings arranger:
Charles Calello (track B4)
glockenspiel and Rhodes piano:
Roy Bittan (track A1)
glockenspiel and harpsichord:
Roy Bittan (track A3)
organ:
Roy Bittan (tracks A4, B2)
Danny Federici (track B1)
guitar:
Bruce Springsteen (tracks A2–B2, B4)
guitar and harmonica:
Bruce Springsteen (track A1)
bass:
Richard Davis (American jazz bassist) (track B3)
keyboard:
David Sancious (track B1)
saxophone:
Clarence Clemons (tracks A1, A3, B1–B2)
piano:
Roy Bittan (tracks A2–A4, B2–B4)
harpsichord:
Roy Bittan (track B2)
baritone saxophone:
David Sanborn (track A2)
horn arranger:
Bruce Springsteen (track A2)
Steven Van Zandt (track A2)
tenor saxophone:
Michael Brecker (track A2)
Clarence Clemons (tracks A2, B4)
trombone:
Wayne Andre (track A2)
flugelhorn and trumpet:
Randy Brecker (track A2)
additional conductor:
Charles Calello (track B4)
arranger:
Bruce Springsteen (tracks A1–B4)
background vocals:
Mike Appel (track A1)
Roy Bittan (track A1)
Steven Van Zandt (track A1)
background vocals and lead vocals:
Bruce Springsteen (track A1)
composer:
Bruce Springsteen (1974) (tracks B1–B2, B4)
Bruce Springsteen (1974 – 1975) (tracks A1, A3–A4)
Bruce Springsteen (1975) (track A2)
Bruce Springsteen (1975-04 – 1975-05) (track B3)
engineer:
Louis Lahav (track B1)
Jimmy Iovine (tracks A1–A4, B2–B4)
lyricist:
Bruce Springsteen (1974) (tracks B1–B2, B4)
Bruce Springsteen (1974 – 1975) (tracks A1, A3–A4)
Bruce Springsteen (1975) (track A2)
Bruce Springsteen (1975-04 – 1975-05) (track B3)
mixer:
Jimmy Iovine (tracks A1–B4)
producer:
Mike Appel (tracks A1–B4)
Jon Landau (tracks A1–A4, B2–B4)
Bruce Springsteen (tracks A1–B4)
vocals:
Bruce Springsteen (tracks A2–B4)
mixed at:
The Record Plant (Sausalito, 1972-1981) in Sausalito, California, United States (tracks A1–A4, B2–B4)
recorded at:
The Record Plant (Sausalito, 1972-1981) in Sausalito, California, United States (tracks A1–A4, B2–B4)
mash-ups:
Born to Cat by Neil Cicierega (track B1)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 21) (track B1)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 86) (track A1)
is based on:
later parody versions:
Born Above (track B1)
recording of:
Backstreets (track A4)
Born to Run (track B1)
Jungleland (track B4)
Night (track A3)
She’s the One (track B2)
Thunder Road (track A1)
version of:
Wings for Wheels (track A1)

12" Vinyl 4: Darkness on the Edge of Town

drums (drum set):
Max Weinberg (1977 – 1978) (tracks A1–B5)
bass guitar:
Garry Tallent (1977 – 1978) (tracks A1–B5)
organ:
Danny Federici (1977 – 1978) (tracks A1–B5)
guitar:
Steven Van Zandt (1977 – 1978) (tracks A1–B5)
guitar and harmonica:
Bruce Springsteen (1977 – 1978) (tracks A1–B5)
percussion and saxophone:
Clarence Clemons (1977 – 1978) (tracks A2–B5)
saxophone:
Clarence Clemons (1977 – 1978) (track A1)
piano:
Roy Bittan (1977 – 1978) (tracks A1–B5)
assistant engineer:
Thom Panunzio (tracks A1–B5)
assistant producer:
Steven Van Zandt (tracks A1–B5)
composer:
Bruce Springsteen (1976 – 1977) (track A3)
Bruce Springsteen (1977) (tracks B1, B3–B4)
Bruce Springsteen (1977 – 1978) (tracks A1–A2, A4–A5, B2, B5)
lead vocals:
Bruce Springsteen (1977 – 1978) (tracks A1–B5)
lyricist:
Bruce Springsteen (1976 – 1977) (track A3)
Bruce Springsteen (1977) (tracks B1, B3–B4)
Bruce Springsteen (1977 – 1978) (tracks A1–A2, A4–A5, B2, B5)
mixer:
Chuck Plotkin (tracks A1–B5)
Jimmy Iovine (tracks A1–B5)
producer:
Jon Landau (tracks A1–B5)
Bruce Springsteen (tracks A1–B5)
recording engineer:
Jimmy Iovine (tracks A1–B5)
vocals:
Bruce Springsteen (1977 – 1978) (track B3)
recorded at:
The Record Plant (New York) in Manhattan, New York, New York, United States (1977 – 1978) (tracks A1–B5)
later translated versions:
Arbeit (track B2)
Europa (track A5)
Steinland (track A1)
recording of:
Adam Raised a Cain (1977 – 1978) (track A2)
Badlands (1977 – 1978) (track A1)
Candy’s Room (1977 – 1978) (track A4)
Darkness on the Edge of Town (1977 – 1978) (track B5)
Factory (1977 – 1978) (track B2)
Prove It All Night (1977 – 1978) (track B4)
Racing in the Street (1977 – 1978) (track A5)
Something in the Night (1977 – 1978) (track A3)
Streets of Fire (1977 – 1978) (track B3)
The Promised Land (1977 – 1978) (track B1)
version of:

12" Vinyl 5: The River

acoustic guitar and electric guitar:
Steven Van Zandt (tracks A1–B6)
drums (drum set):
Max Weinberg (tracks A1–B6)
bass guitar:
Garry Tallent (tracks B1, B6)
organ:
Danny Federici (tracks A1–B6)
guitar:
Bruce Springsteen (tracks B1, B6)
Steven Van Zandt (tracks B1, B6)
bass:
Garry Tallent (tracks A1–A5, B2–B5)
percussion and saxophone:
Clarence Clemons (tracks A1–B6)
saxophone:
Clarence Clemons (tracks B1, B6)
piano:
Roy Bittan (tracks A1–B6)
12 string guitar, electric guitar and harmonica:
Bruce Springsteen (tracks A1–B6)
assistant engineer:
Dana Bisbee (tracks A1–B6)
James A. Farber (sound engineer) (tracks A1–B6)
Jeff Hendrickson (tracks A1–B6)
Garry Rindfuss (tracks A1–B6)
Raymond Willard (tracks A1–B6)
background vocals:
Roy Bittan (tracks A1–B6)
Clarence Clemons (tracks A1–B6)
Flo & Eddie (track B1)
Steven Van Zandt (tracks A1–B6)
composer:
Bruce Springsteen (1977) (tracks A2, A5)
Bruce Springsteen (1979) (tracks A3–A4, B3–B4)
Bruce Springsteen (1979 – 1980) (tracks A1, B1–B2, B5–B6)
lyricist:
Bruce Springsteen (1977) (tracks A2, A5)
Bruce Springsteen (1979) (tracks A3–A4, B3–B4)
Bruce Springsteen (1979 – 1980) (tracks A1, B1–B2, B5–B6)
mixer:
Bob Clearmountain (track B1)
Chuck Plotkin (tracks A1–B6)
Toby Scott (recording engineer, mixer and record producer) (tracks A1–B6)
phonographic copyright by:
Bruce Springsteen (1980) (tracks A1–B6)
producer:
Jon Landau (tracks A1–B6)
Bruce Springsteen (tracks A1–B6)
Steven Van Zandt (tracks A1–B6)
recording engineer:
Bob Clearmountain (track A1)
Neil Dorfsman (tracks A1–B6)
vocals:
Bruce Springsteen (tracks A1–B6)
publisher:
later translated versions:
Feiertog (track A5)
recording of:
Crush on You (track B3)
Hungry Heart (track B1)
I Wanna Marry You (track B5)
Independence Day (track A5)
Jackson Cage (track A3)
Out in the Street (track B2)
Sherry Darling (track A2)
The River (track B6)
The Ties That Bind (track A1)
Two Hearts (track A4)
version of:
Oh Angelyne (track B6)

12" Vinyl 6: The River

acoustic guitar and electric guitar:
Steven Van Zandt (tracks C1–D4)
drums (drum set):
Max Weinberg (tracks C1–D4)
organ:
Danny Federici (tracks C1–D4)
organ and piano:
Roy Bittan (tracks C3, D3)
bass:
Garry Tallent (tracks C1–D4)
percussion and saxophone:
Clarence Clemons (tracks C1–D4)
piano:
Roy Bittan (tracks C1–C2, C4–D2, D4)
12 string guitar, electric guitar and harmonica:
Bruce Springsteen (tracks C1–D2, D4)
12 string guitar, electric guitar, harmonica and piano:
Bruce Springsteen (track D3)
assistant engineer:
Dana Bisbee (tracks C1–D4)
James A. Farber (sound engineer) (tracks C1–D4)
Jeff Hendrickson (tracks C1–D4)
Garry Rindfuss (tracks C1–D4)
Raymond Willard (tracks C1–D4)
background vocals:
Roy Bittan (tracks C1–D4)
Clarence Clemons (tracks C1–D4)
Steven Van Zandt (tracks C1–D4)
composer:
Bruce Springsteen (1977) (tracks D1, D3)
Bruce Springsteen (1978) (track C1)
Bruce Springsteen (1979) (track C4)
Bruce Springsteen (1979 – 1980) (tracks C2–C3, C5, D2, D4)
lyricist:
Bruce Springsteen (1977) (tracks D1, D3)
Bruce Springsteen (1978) (track C1)
Bruce Springsteen (1979) (track C4)
Bruce Springsteen (1979 – 1980) (tracks C2–C3, C5, D2, D4)
mixer:
Chuck Plotkin (tracks C1–D4)
Toby Scott (recording engineer, mixer and record producer) (tracks C1–D4)
phonographic copyright by:
Bruce Springsteen (1980) (tracks C1–D4)
producer:
Jon Landau (tracks C1–D4)
Bruce Springsteen (tracks C1–D4)
Steven Van Zandt (tracks C1–D4)
publisher:
Bruce Springsteen (track C2)
recording engineer:
Neil Dorfsman (tracks C1–D4)
Jimmy Iovine (track D3)
vocals:
Bruce Springsteen (tracks C1–D4)
publisher:
later translated versions:
Blattschuss (track C1)
recording of:
Cadillac Ranch (track C2)
Drive All Night (track D3)
Fade Away (track C4)
I’m a Rocker (track C3)
Point Blank (track C1)
Ramrod (track D1)
Stolen Car (track C5)
The Price You Pay (track D2)

12" Vinyl 7: Nebraska

guitar:
Bruce Springsteen (tracks A1–B5)
composer:
Bruce Springsteen (1981) (tracks A1–A2, B1–B2)
Bruce Springsteen (1981 – 1982) (tracks A3–A5, B3–B5)
lyricist:
Bruce Springsteen (1981) (tracks A1–A2, A4, B1–B2)
Bruce Springsteen (1981 – 1982) (tracks A3, A5, B3–B5)
recording engineer:
Mike Batlan (tracks A1–B5)
vocals:
Bruce Springsteen (tracks A1–B5)
is based on:
later translated versions:
Atlantik City (track A2)
recording of:
Atlantic City (track A2)
Highway Patrolman (track A5)
Johnny 99 (track A4)
Mansion on the Hill (track A3)
My Father’s House (track B4)
Nebraska (track A1)
Open All Night (track B3)
Reason to Believe (track B5)
State Trooper (track B1)
Used Cars (track B2)
referred to in medleys:

12" Vinyl 8: Born in the U.S.A.

acoustic guitar:
Steven Van Zandt (tracks A1–B4, B6)
drums (drum set):
Max Weinberg (tracks A1–B6)
bass guitar:
Garry Tallent (tracks A1–B6)
glockenspiel:
Danny Federici (tracks A2–B4, B6)
glockenspiel, organ and piano:
Danny Federici (track A1)
mandolin:
Steven Van Zandt (tracks A2–B4, B6)
synthesizer:
Roy Bittan (tracks A2–B4, B6)
organ:
Danny Federici (tracks A2–B6)
guitar:
Bruce Springsteen (tracks A1–B6)
percussion:
Clarence Clemons (tracks A1–B4, B6)
percussion and saxophone:
Clarence Clemons (track B5)
saxophone:
Clarence Clemons (tracks A2–B4, B6)
piano:
Danny Federici (track A1)
Roy Bittan (tracks A2–B4, B6)
piano and synthesizer:
Roy Bittan (tracks A1, B5)
assistant engineer:
John R. Davenport (engineer) (tracks A1–B6)
Jeff Hendrickson (tracks A1–B6)
Bruce Lampcov (tracks A1–B6)
Billy Straus (tracks A1–B6)
Zoë Yanakas (tracks A1–B6)
choir vocals:
Roy Bittan (tracks A2–B4, B6)
Garry Tallent (tracks A2–B4, B6)
Max Weinberg (tracks A2–B4, B6)
choir vocals [harmony vocals]:
Steven Van Zandt (tracks A2–B4, B6)
composer:
Bruce Springsteen (1981) (track A1)
Bruce Springsteen (1981 – 1982) (tracks A5, B4)
Bruce Springsteen (1982) (tracks A2–A4, A6, B4)
Bruce Springsteen (1983) (tracks B1–B2, B6)
Bruce Springsteen (1983 – 1984) (track B5)
guest background vocals:
Ruth Jackson (track B6)
lead vocals:
Bruce Springsteen (tracks A1–B6)
lyricist:
Bruce Springsteen (1981) (track A1)
Bruce Springsteen (1981 – 1982) (tracks A5, B4)
Bruce Springsteen (1982) (tracks A2–A4, A6, B4)
Bruce Springsteen (1983) (tracks B1–B2, B6)
Bruce Springsteen (1983 – 1984) (track B5)
mixer:
Bob Clearmountain (tracks A1–B6)
phonographic copyright by:
Bruce Springsteen (1984) (tracks A1–B6)
producer:
Jon Landau (tracks A1, B5)
Chuck Plotkin (tracks A1, B5)
Bruce Springsteen (tracks A1, B5)
Steven Van Zandt (tracks A1, B5)
recording engineer:
Bill Scheniman (track A2)
Toby Scott (recording engineer, mixer and record producer) (tracks A1, A3–B6)
vocals:
Bruce Springsteen (track A2)
publisher:
Zomba Music Publishers Ltd. (UK subsidiary of Zomba Music Publishing) (tracks A1, B5)
karaoke versions:
mash-ups:
Dancing in the Dark (live, 2004-12-18: Muffathalle, Munich, Germany) by Manfred Mann’s Earth Band (track B5)
Dancing in the Dark (live, 2009-03-28: Felsenkeller, Stein, Germany) by Manfred Mann’s Earth Band (track B5)
My Hometown by 65daysofstatic (track B6)
sampled by:
Steady Shock by Girl Talk (track B5)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 275) (track A1)
is based on:
Child Bride (track A4)
is the basis for:
later parody versions:
Born in East L.A. (track A1)
Dancing in My Dick (track B5)
later translated parody versions:
later translated versions:
Hoywoy 2 (track B6)
War dein Freund (track A5)
recording of:
Bobby Jean (track B2)
Born in the U.S.A. (track A1)
Cover Me (track A2)
Dancing in the Dark (track B5)
Darlington County (track A3)
Downbound Train (track A5)
Glory Days (track B4)
I’m Goin’ Down (track B4)
I’m on Fire (track A6)
My Hometown (track B6)
No Surrender (track B1)
referred to in medleys:
version of:
Vietnam (track A1)