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Bruce Springsteen - Greetings From Asbury Park, N.J. FLAC album

Performer: Bruce Springsteen
Genre: Rock
Title: Greetings From Asbury Park, N.J.
Country: US
Released: 1984
Style: Folk Rock, Pop Rock
FLAC version ZIP size: 1661 mb
MP3 version ZIP size: 1981 mb
WMA version ZIP size: 1721 mb
Rating: 4.5
Votes: 895

Greetings from Asbury Park, . is the debut studio album by Bruce Springsteen. It was produced by Mike Appel and Jim Cretecos from July through September 1972 at the budget-priced 914 Sound Studios. Blinded by the Light" and "Spirit in the Night" were released as singles by Columbia, both failing to reach the .

Greetings From Asbury Park, . Released January 5, 1973. Greetings From Asbury Park, . 1. Blinded by the Light Lyrics. Bruce’s debut album, released in 1973. At the time, Bruce had been playing in a lot of different bands across the New Jersey strip. Dreaming of making it big, he finally put together his own backing band (The E Street Band) and released this. One reason this album sounds a lot more toned down is due to Bruce’s experiences playing on the strip. It angered him playing in bars where people didn’t care what he had to say, only paying attention to how it sounded. Bruce wanted to draw attention to his lyrics

Greetings from Asbury Park, . The first studio album from Bruce Springsteen. Although it featured musicians Bruce regularly played with and who would later become members of the E Street Band (Clarence Clemons, David Sancious and Garry Tallent), this was considered a solo outing. Blinded By The Light would later become a hit for Manfred Mann’s Earth Band. Bruce Springsteen's debut album found him squarely in the tradition of Bob Dylan: folk-based tunes arranged for an electric band featuring piano and organ (plus, in Springsteen's case, 1950s-style rock & roll tenor saxophone breaks), topped by acoustic guitar and a husky voice singing lyrics full of elaborate, even exaggerated imagery. But where Dylan had taken a world-weary, cynical tone, Springsteen was exuberant. His street scenes could be haunted and tragic, as they were in "Lost in the Flood," but they were still imbued with romanticism and a youthful energy.

All rights belong to SME and Bruce Springsteen. McDonald and Giles - McDonald and Giles (1971) FULL ALBUM Vinyl Rip - Продолжительность: 45:09 OGNJMan4900.

Old Bruce makes a point of letting us know that he’s from one of the scuzziest, most useless and plain uninteresting sections of Jersey. He’s been influenced a lot by the Band, his arrangements tend to take on a Van Morrison tinge every now and then, and he sort of catarrh-mumbles his ditties in a disgruntled mushmouth sorta like Robbie Robertson on Quaaludes with Dylan barfing down the back of his neck. It’s a tuff combination, but it’s only the beginning. Because what makes Bruce totally unique and cosmically surfeiting is his words. Features future classics like 'Blinded By The Light', 'Growin' Up', 'Spirit In The Night' and 'For You'. Stream Greetings from Asbury Park, . Exclusive discount for Prime members. Sample this album Artist (Sample).


1 Blinded By The Light 5:02
2 Growin' Up 3:05
3 Mary Queen Of Arkansas 5:20
4 Does This Bus Stop At 82nd Street? 2:05
5 Lost In The Flood 5:14
6 The Angel 3:23
7 For You 4:39
8 Spirit In The Night 4:58
9 It's Hard To Be A Saint In The City 3:13

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – CBS Inc.
  • Copyright (c) – CBS Inc.
  • Manufactured By – CBS/Sony Records Inc.


  • Acoustic Guitar – Bruce Springsteen
  • Backing Vocals – Bruce Springsteen, Clarence Clemmons*, Vincent "Loper" Lopez*
  • Bass – Bruce Springsteen (tracks: 1, 8), Garry Tallent
  • Bass [Upright] – Richard Davis (tracks: 6)
  • Congas – Bruce Springsteen
  • Cover [Design] – John Berg
  • Drums – Vincent "Loper" Lopez*
  • Electric Guitar – Bruce Springsteen
  • Engineer – Louis Lehav
  • Handclaps – Bruce Springsteen, Clarence Clemmons*, Vincent "Loper" Lopez*
  • Harmonica – Bruce Springsteen
  • Organ – David Sancious
  • Photography By [Back Cover] – Fred Lombardi
  • Photography By [Front Cover] – Tichnor Brothers, Inc.*
  • Piano – Bruce Springsteen (tracks: 8), David Sancious, Harold Wheeler (tracks: 1, 8)
  • Producer – Jim Cretecos, Mike Appel
  • Remix – Jack Ashkinazy
  • Saxophone – Clarence Clemmons*


This is the first release of this album on CD in North America.

Disc states "MANUFACTURED IN JAPAN". The booklet is a single-page six-panel insert that folds open to reveal the album's liner notes.

Packaged smooth sided jewel case.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 0 7464-31903-2
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 1): DIDP-20143 11A2 +++++
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 2): DIDP-20143 11A1 +++++
  • Other (Inner Ring Mould): CSR COMPACT DISC (x3)

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
KC 31903 Bruce Springsteen Greetings From Asbury Park, N.J. ‎(LP, Album) Columbia KC 31903 US 1973
SOPO 124 Bruce Springsteen Greetings From Asbury Park, N.J. ‎(LP, Album, Promo, RE) CBS/Sony SOPO 124 Japan 1976
S 32210 Bruce Springsteen Greetings From Asbury Park N.J. ‎(LP, Album, RE) CBS S 32210 Spain 1982
PC 31903 Bruce Springsteen Greetings From Asbury Park, N.J. ‎(LP, Album, Pit) Columbia PC 31903 US 1973
CK 31903 Bruce Springsteen Greetings From Asbury Park, N.J. ‎(CD, Album) Columbia CK 31903 US Unknown