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Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band: Live At The Main Point, 1975

Bud Scoppa, Uncut, June 2011

Much-booted concert lives up to its legendary status in first "official" release.

IN EARLY 1975, rock fans could have been excused for being puzzled by Bruce Springsteen. Was he the Dylan-obsessed troubadour of his debut album Greetings From Asbury Park, NJ., or the finger-snapping street poet of its follow-up, The Wild, The Innocent And The E Street Shuffle? Or was he the myth-making rocker of his 'Born To Run' single, which a number of rock stations were playing, though it had yet to be officially released?

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