Watch Bruce Springsteen perform 40 year-old song live for first time ever

Bruce Springsteen performed live for the first time a song he first wrote 40 years ago in Florida on Tuesday [April 29]. Springsteen and the E Street Band dusted down "Linda Let Me Be the One", a rarity from the Born To Run sessions, during their show at the BB&T Center, Sunrise, Florida. The track was originally recorded in June, 1975 at the Record Plant in New York during the Born To Run sessions. It subsequently appeared on Tracks, a four-disc box set released by Springsteen in 1998.

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Bruce Springsteen performed live for the first time a song he first wrote 40 years ago in Florida on Tuesday [April 29].

Springsteen and the E Street Band dusted down “Linda Let Me Be the One“, a rarity from the Born To Run sessions, during their show at the BB&T Center, Sunrise, Florida.

The track was originally recorded in June, 1975 at the Record Plant in New York during the Born To Run sessions. It subsequently appeared on Tracks, a four-disc box set released by Springsteen in 1998.

The setlist for the show also included an opening cover of The Clash’s “Clampdown” as well a version of John Lee Hooker’s “Boom Boom”, while “Hearts Of Stone” received only its fourth ever live performance.





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