BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN
1975-08-15 - New York, NY
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'THE WAY IT WAS' - The Complete 'Bottom Line' Broadcast (Scoper) (3cd)
1975-08-15 - New York, NY - The Bottom Line - early - WNEW-FM (122m + bonus)
Bruce Springsteen, Roy Bittan, Clarence Clemons, Danny Federici, Garry Tallent, Steve Van Zandt,
Max Weinberg

Disc 1:

Part 1:
1) opening comments (3:19) *
2) Tenth Avenue Freeze-Out (4:54) **
3) Spirit In The Night (7:25)
4)  Then She Kissed Me (3:27)
5) Growin' Up (3:28)
6) It's Hard To Be A Saint In The City (4:40)
7) intro... (The E Street Shuffle) (10:56) ***
8) The E Street Shuffle (9:36)
9) When You Walk In The Room (4:13)
10) She's The One (5:03) $
11) Born to Run (4:45)
12) Thunder Road (6:00) =

Disc 2:

Part 2:
1) intro... (4:48)
2) Kitty's Back (19:33)
3) Rosalita (Come Out Tonight) (11:21) +
4) encore comments (1:27) &
Encore:
5) 4th Of July, Asbury Park (Sandy) (6:46)
6) Quarter To Three (6:41)
7) closing comments (4:30) ?

Disc 3:

1975-07-14 - New York, NY - The Bottom Line - sbd:
1) Jungleland (11:25)
2) Kitty's Back (15:44)
1975-07-?? - New York, NY - The Bottom Line - sbd:
3) The E Street Shuffle (9:26) !
4) Jungleland (8:34)

1975-08-15 - New York, NY - The Bottom Line - early show - WNEW-FM (1988-07-03 rebroadcast):
5) Tenth Avenue Freeze-Out (3:55)
6) It's Hard To Be A Saint In The City (4:47)
7) Thunder Road (5:28)
8) When You Walk In The Room (3:56)
9) She's The One (4:47)

* "Richard Neer backstage at the Bottom Line w/Dave Harmon over WNEW-FM in NY (...) for the 3rd evening".
** "Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band".
*** "You're listening to a live broadcast Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band at the Bottom Line over Wnew".
$ "Here's a song on the new album, it's called She's The One".
= Piano and voice version. "You're listening to Bruce Springsteen live at the Bottom Line over WNEW-FM in NY".
+ Band intro: Roy Bittan, Garry Tallent, Max Weinberg, Danny Federici, Clarence Clemons, Steve Van Zandt.

- Edit from another source (mono) used to replace missing segment due to reel flip from 2:43 - 4:02
.
& "Incredible Bruce Springsteen (...) John Landau of Rolling Stone called Bruce Springsteen rock & roll future".
? "We're backstage now Richard Neer WNEW-FM (...) Mike Appel who also mixed the broadcast...".
! Fades in shortly before the "Sparks" verse.

Source: Source for Discs 1 and 2, except where noted, was a reel to reel recording at 3 3/4 ips.
Transfer Path: Reel > Sony DTC-790 DAT (44.1 khz) > Hoontech Digital Soundcard > PC > WAV. (More in info).

[1975-08-15 The Way It Was.flacf] Flac set shared as torrent on Jungleland by scoper.
No SBE's - TLH analysis - fingerprints.
Date and venue confirmed by ticket, ad and poster for all Bottom Line mid-August shows (ticket and ad above).
Show and recording listed on Brucebase (with a verbatim from this show) and Bruce Springsteen database.


Useful resources:

Brucebase - 1975
Bruce Springsteen database - setlists
Wikipedia - Born To Run Tours


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