"Live at Winterland 12/15/1978"

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band


Until the Boss starts officially releasing these amazing performances from the '70s, we Bruuuuuuuuce fans have no choice but to beg, borrow and steal to get our hands on shows like this 30-song, nearly-three-hour beauty from '78 that's being legally streamed at Wolfgang's Vault (legally, for now; the site's being sued). Springsteen was touring in support of Darkness on the Edge of Town at the time, and the concert kicks off full-blast with a version of that disc's opening track, "Badlands," and never loses momentum. The eight-minute-plus rendition of "Racing in the Streets" will give even casual fans chills as will a jaw-dropping, 11-minute-long "Backstreets."

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