BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN
1971-05-15 - Union, NY
DR. ZOOM AND THE SONIC BOOM

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THE BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN STORY  V. 5: DR ZOOM & THE SONIC BOOM (E. St. ES-21)
1971-05-15 - Union, NJ - Newark State College - Ernie Chickin' Festival - sbd (77m)
Bruce Springsteen, Vini Lopez, Steve Van Zandt, Garry Tallent, David Sancious, Southside Johnny +
Albee Tellone, Bobby Feigenbaum, Bobby Williams, Connie, Robin Nash, Jeannie Clark, Kevin Kavanaugh

1) It Takes A Lot  To Laugh, It Takes A Man To Cry (Group Therapy) (7:39) *
2) The Southside Shuffle (Pretty Little Woman) (9:08) **
3) Look Towards The Land (6:11)
4) Going Back To Georgia (8:55) ***
5) Last Night In Texas (9:16)
6) Will You Still Love Me (12:10) $
7) Jambalaya (8:23) =
8) The Zoom Song (2:24) +
9) Lady Of Boston (13:13) &

* "When the Zoom does his thing they take them out by the 100s". "Sonic people (...) Albany Al on the sax".
** "Southside" (before harmonica solo).
*** "Thank you from Carolina...George and Southside do the sideshow on the side".
$ "Uh, Garry?".
= "Big Man Bobby Williams".
+ "Come all along, come all along, Doctor Zoom And The Sonic Boom Band".
& Skips at 8:51 and 8:52. Fades out at 12:40. Cuts back in on applause.

Source: torrent download (no further info).
[1971-05-14 Dr. Zoom and the Sonic Boom (The Bruce Springsteen Story Volume 5 )]
Flac set shared as torrent on Jungleland by josef1234.
No SBE's - TLH analysis - fingerprints.
Info file and folder name incorrectly dated as May 14th 1971.
Some light clicks on track 1.
Date and venue confirmed by festival poster (see above).
Show and recording listed on Brucebase (with a verbatim from this show) and Bruce Springsteen database.
Bootleg listed on Bruce Springsteen Database website.
Bruce Springsteen Database states that this bootleg was reissued / copied as Springstime In Asbury Park, actually my copy of Springtime has a 16 sec. longer "Jambalaya" (complete with applause and stage sounds).
More artwork can be found here.


Useful resources:

Brucebase - 1971
Bruce Springsteen database - setlists
Brucetapes - 1971


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