2004 – as the third season of American Idol was aired on US TV a memo was leaked showing a list of songs banned from being performed at this year’s auditions that included, Elton John’s ‘Candle In The Wind’ and ‘Fallin’ by Alicia Keys. Also all songs by Bruce Springsteen, Mariah Carey, No Doubt, R. […]
2003 – Bruce Springsteen is named the year’s top concert draw. His Rising tour with the E Street Band grossed $115.9 million. Celine Dion also made $80.5m from 145 shows at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas.
2003 – Bruce Springsteen and bandmate Nils Lofgren attend the funeral of their friend, eccentric Wall St. tycoon John Mulheren. Springsteen leads the assembly in Christmas carols, while Lofgren sings “Wind Beneath My Wings.”
2003 – Bruce Springsteen and Michael J. Fox perform “Light of Day,” the title track of the 1987 movie starring Fox, during a Parkinson’s Disease benefit at New Jersey’s Stone Pony.
2003 – Currently in the midst of big autumn tours, Bruce Springsteen, Cher, Steely Dan and Fleetwood Mac refrain from playing on the second anniversary of the 9-11 attacks. Person Bruce Springsteen Right click for SmartMenu shortcuts
2002 – Bruce Springsteen fans flock to stores for the release of “The Rising,” the Boss’ first album with the E Street Band since 1987.
2002 – Bruce Springsteen started a two week run at No.1 on the US album chart with ‘The Rising’, the singers fifth US No.1. Also No.1 in the UK.
2001 – Bruce Springsteen won a court battle to keep the rights to his early songs. Ronald Winter of Masquerade Music had released the album ‘Before The Fame’ was found to be in breach of copyright. Springsteen was awarded more than £2m damages.
2000 – Bruce Springsteen, backed by the Max Weinberg 7 & Friends, plays the second in a pair of benefit shows at New Jersey’s Asbury Park Convention Hall. The show benefits the Boys & Girls Club of Monmouth County, the Women’s Center of Monmouth County (which serves families affected by domestic violence and sexual assault), […]
1999 – A record-setting 15-show stand by Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band at Continental Airlines Arena in East Rutherford, N.J., comes to a close after grossing about
1998 – Bruce Springsteen gives evidence in London’s High Court in his case against Masquerade Music over that company’s attempt to release some of his early ’70s recordings in the U.K. The artist says that he was living hand-to-mouth at the time the songs in question were written, relying on handouts from Mike Appel, his […]
1998 – Bruce Springsteen is in court today – a British court. He’s trying to prevent Masquerade Music from selling a CD called Before the Fame. As the title implies, the album contains recordings made before Bruce signed to Columbia Records. He later wins the case.