Bruce Springsteen Releases Live Album ‘Asbury Park 11/24/96’ Including Rarities

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Bruce Springsteen has released a live album Asbury Park 11/24/96 that features a classic selection of his most “Shore-worthy” tunes.

The Boss kicks off the album with a trilogy of tracks off Greetings From Asbury Park: “Blinded By The Light,” “Does This Bus Stop At 82nd Street” and “Growin’ Up.” 

Springsteen’s co-conspirators on the album include Danny Federici, wife Patti Scialfa and Soozie Tyrell.  He takes the listener down a beloved and nostalgic path with “Wild Billy’s Circus Story,” “Rosalita” and “Sandy,” as well as “When You’re Alone” and “Shut Out The Light.” Also included are the somber  “Racing In The Street” and “Independence Day.” 

Order ‘Asbury Park 11/24/96’ here.

Springsteen is on lead vocals, guitar and harmonica, Kevin Buell plays keyboards (offstage) and additional musicians include Danny Federici on accordion on “Wild Billy’s Circus Story,” “Shut Out the Light,” “This Hard Land,” “Rosalita (Come Out Tonight)” and “Fourth Of July,” “Asbury Park (Sandy).”

Patti Scialfa is on backing vocal on “Mansion On The Hill,” “Two Hearts,” “When You’re Alone” and “Shut Out The Light.” Soozie Tyrell is on violin, backing vocal on “Mansion On The Hill,” “Wild Billy’s Circus Story,” “Two Hearts,” “When You’re Alone,” “Shut Out The Light,” “Racing In The Street” and “Rosalita (Come Out Tonight).”

  • Recorded by John Kerns
  • Mixed by Jon Altschiller from multi-track digital master tapes; Additional engineering by Danielle Warman
  • Mastered to DSD and PCM by Adam Ayan at Gateway Mastering, Portland, ME
  • Post Production by Brad Serling and Micah Gordon
  • Art Design by Michelle Holme; Cover Photo by Neal Preston
  • Tour Director: George Travis
  • Jon Landau Management: Jon Landau, Barbara Carr, Jan Stabile, Alison Oscar

Track List

Blinded by the Light
Does This Bus Stop at 82nd Street?
Growin’ Up
Atlantic City
Independence Day
Straight Time
Darkness On The Edge Of Town
Johnny 99
Mansion on the Hill
Wild Billy’s Circus Story
Red Headed Woman
Two Hearts
When You’re Alone
Shut Out The Light
Born in the U.S.A.
The Ghost of Tom Joad
Sinaloa Cowboys
The Line
Racing in the Street
Across The Border
Working On The Highway
This Hard Land
Rosalita (Come Out Tonight)
4th of July, Asbury Park (Sandy)
The Promised Land