Annotation

First issue with black vertical obi with red stripe, includes English and Japanese lyrics inserts and picture inner sleeve. The Japanese text on the red stripe states that a large poster is given away to the first 20,000 buyers of the album and is limited to the initial production.

There are four versions of the Japan vinyl pressing of "Darkness On The Edge Of Town":
- First issue with black vertical obi with red stripe
- Second issue with black vertical obi
- Third issue with narrow red horizontal obi
- Fourth issue with brown vertical obi

Companies, etc.:
Manufactured By – CBS/Sony Inc.

Credits:
Liner Notes – A?水上はる子*, A?福田 一郎*, A?浜野サトル
Liner Notes Lyrics Translation – A?三浦久*

Annotation last modified on 2019-08-21 09:52 UTC.

Tracklist

12" Vinyl 1
# Title Rating Length
A1 Badlands 3.5 4:02
A2 Adam Raised a Cain 3 4:32
A3 Something in the Night 3 5:13
A4 Candy’s Room 3 2:46
A5 Racing in the Street 3 6:53
B1 The Promised Land 2 4:28
B2 Factory 3 2:19
B3 Streets of Fire 3 4:04
B4 Prove It All Night 4 3:58
B5 Darkness on the Edge of Town 2.5 4:29

Credits

12" Vinyl 1

drums (drum set):
Max Weinberg (tracks A1–A3, B1, B3–B4)
Max Weinberg (1977) (track A5)
Max Weinberg (1977 – 1978) (tracks A4, B2, B5)
bass guitar:
Garry Tallent (tracks A1–A3, B1, B3–B4)
Garry Tallent (1977) (track A5)
Garry Tallent (1977 – 1978) (tracks A4, B2, B5)
organ:
Danny Federici (tracks A1–A3, B1, B3–B4)
Danny Federici (1977) (track A5)
Danny Federici (1977 – 1978) (tracks A4, B2, B5)
guitar:
Steven Van Zandt (tracks A1–A3, B3–B4)
Steven Van Zandt (1977) (track A5)
Steven Van Zandt (1977 – 1978) (tracks A4, B2, B5)
Steven Van Zandt (1977-09-30 – 1978-05-15) (track B1)
guitar and harmonica:
Bruce Springsteen (tracks A1–A3, B1, B3–B4)
Bruce Springsteen (1977) (track A5)
Bruce Springsteen (1977 – 1978) (tracks A4, B2, B5)
percussion and saxophone:
Clarence Clemons (tracks A2–A4, B1, B3–B4)
Clarence Clemons (1977) (track A5)
Clarence Clemons (1977 – 1978) (tracks B2, B5)
saxophone:
Clarence Clemons (1977 – 1978-05-05) (track A1)
piano:
Roy Bittan (tracks A1–A4, B1, B3–B4)
Roy Bittan (1977) (track A5)
Roy Bittan (1977 – 1978) (tracks B2, 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 (1976 – 1978) (track B5)
Bruce Springsteen (1977) (tracks A5–B1, B3–B4)
Bruce Springsteen (1977 – 1978) (tracks A1–A2, A4, B2)
lead vocals:
Bruce Springsteen (tracks A2–A3, B1, B3–B4)
Bruce Springsteen (1977) (track A5)
Bruce Springsteen (1977 – 1978) (tracks A4, B2, B5)
Bruce Springsteen (1977-06 – 1978-02-25) (track A1)
lyricist:
Bruce Springsteen (1976 – 1977) (track A3)
Bruce Springsteen (1976 – 1978) (track B5)
Bruce Springsteen (1977) (tracks A5–B1, B3–B4)
Bruce Springsteen (1977 – 1978) (tracks A1–A2, A4, B2)
mixer:
Chuck Plotkin (tracks A4, B1)
Jimmy Iovine (tracks A1–B3)
Jimmy Iovine (1977 – 1978) (track B4)
Chuck Plotkin (1978) (track B4)
Toby Scott (recording engineer, mixer and record producer) (1978) (track B4)
Chuck Plotkin (1978-02-27) (track A3)
Chuck Plotkin (1978-03-21 – 1978-03-23) (track A5)
Jimmy Iovine (1978-03-30) (track B5)
Chuck Plotkin (1978-03-30) (track B5)
Chuck Plotkin (1978-04-03) (track B2)
Chuck Plotkin (1978-04-05) (track B3)
Chuck Plotkin (1978-04-11) (track A1)
producer:
Jon Landau (tracks A1–B5)
Bruce Springsteen (tracks A1–B5)
recording engineer:
Jimmy Iovine (tracks A1–B5)
vocals:
Bruce Springsteen (track B3)
recorded at:
1978-07-04: Radio Station KMET-FM, Los Angeles, CA, USA (1978-07-04) (interview by Mary Turner) (track A1)
recorded at:
Atlantic Studios (1841 Broadway, New York, 1957–1991) in Midtown Manhattan, New York, New York, United States (track A5)
The Record Plant (New York) in Manhattan, New York, New York, United States (1977 – 1978) (track A1)
Atlantic Studios (1841 Broadway, New York, 1957–1991) in Midtown Manhattan, New York, New York, United States (1977-06-01 – 1977-06-16) (track A3)
Atlantic Studios (1841 Broadway, New York, 1957–1991) in Midtown Manhattan, New York, New York, United States (1977-06-01 – 1977-06-23) (track B5)
Atlantic Studios (1841 Broadway, New York, 1957–1991) in Midtown Manhattan, New York, New York, United States (1977-06-01 – 1977-08-24) (tracks A4, B2)
Atlantic Studios (1841 Broadway, New York, 1957–1991) in Midtown Manhattan, New York, New York, United States (1977-06-24) (track B3)
The Record Plant (New York) in Manhattan, New York, New York, United States (1977-08-24 – 1977-12-29) (track B3)
The Record Plant (New York) in Manhattan, New York, New York, United States (1977-08-30 – 1978-03-14) (track B2)
The Record Plant (New York) in Manhattan, New York, New York, United States (1977-09-02 – 1978-03-05) (track A4)
The Record Plant (New York) in Manhattan, New York, New York, United States (1977-09-12 – 1977-09-16) (track B4)
The Record Plant (New York) in Manhattan, New York, New York, United States (1977-09-30 – 1978-05-15) (track B1)
The Record Plant (New York) in Manhattan, New York, New York, United States (1978-03-08 – 1978-03-10) (track B5)
is based on:
Candy’s Boy (track A4)
The Fast Song (track A4)
later translated versions:
Arbeit (track B2)
Europa (track A5)
Steinland (track A1)
recording of:
Something in the Night (1977-06-01 – 1977-06-16) (track A3)
Darkness on the Edge of Town (1977-06-01 – 1978-03-10) (track B5)
Factory (1977-06-01 – 1978-03-14) (track B2)
Streets of Fire (1977-06-24 – 1977-12-29) (track B3)
Racing in the Street (1977-08-30) (track A5)
Prove It All Night (1977-09-16) (track B4)
The Promised Land (1977-09-30 – 1978-05-15) (track B1)
Adam Raised a Cain (1978-02-17) (track A2)
Candy’s Room (1978-03-05) (track A4)
Badlands (1978-05-05) (track A1)
version of: