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Bruce Springsteen has sold more than 120 million records worldwide and has earned numerous awards for his work, including 20 Grammy Awards, two Golden Globes, and an Academy Award as well as being inducted into both the Songwriters Hall of Fame and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
This book features over 300 accounts from fans who have witnessed a Bruce Springsteen live show. From late 60s concerts in New Jersey right through to his marathon three hour plus shows from recent times.
Fans from the USA, UK, Australia and Europe share fascinating anecdotes, stories, photographs and memorabilia that have never been published before and tell us about their experience of one of the worlds greatest live acts.
About the author:
Neil Cossar a former musician was the guitarist in the late 70’s – 80’s group The Cheaters, (who signed to Parlophone Records, but never troubled the charts). Continually giging in 1982, were awarded ‘Hardest working band of the year’ by BBC Radio 1 after playing 321 gigs and recording an album in 365 days!
During the 90’s Neil worked as a radio DJ in Manchester, England presenting a late night show which featured countless new acts in session including Radiohead, Blur, The Charlatans, Lenny Kravitz, PJ Harvey, The Cranberries and Tori Amos.
He also runs a PR company with his partner Liz Sanchez – their clients have included – Def Leppard, INXS, Joan Baez, Glen Campbell, Jean Michel Jarre, Natalie Imbruglia, The Hollies, Feist, The Stranglers, Barenaked Ladies and UB40.
He first started to collect music facts and trivia while working on the radio, in the early 90’s, this turned into an obsession over the years and evolved into the web site This Day in Music.com which was launched in 1999.