Bruce Springsteen: Hammersmith Odeon, London 11.18.1975

Bruce Springsteen: Hammersmith Odeon, London 11.18.1975

Looking Back
This is the specific concert that made Bruce Springsteen a legend. Seriously.   On August 25, 1975 Bruce Springsteen released his 3rd album, Born to Run. His first two albums, Greetings from Asbury Park, N.J. and The Wild, The Innocent, and the E Street Shuffle garnered much critical acclaim, but much less commercial success. Springsteen, who was signed to Columbia record label, was given an enormous budget in an effort to create a commercially successful album. Once released Born to Run shot to Number 3 on the album charts and became his breakthrough hit. Columbia labeled (with posters) Springsteen as "the future of rock 'n' roll" to his own dismay (he ripped down these posters when he saw them).   On November 18, 1975, The E Street Band played London's Hammersmith Odeon, marking the band's European concert debut (it was actually the first…
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