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Steven Van Zandt: why playing in Springsteen's band helped me become right-hand man to a very different boss... Tony Soprano

Adrian Deevoy, Event Magazine, 3 August 2019

FOR FANS of The Sopranos, Steven Van Zandt will forever be Sil, consigliere — chief adviser — to troubled mob boss Tony Soprano. In reality he is Little Steven, 68, guitar slinger, long-standing E Street Band member and lieutenant to another revered Boss, Bruce Springsteen.

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