Nils Lofgren Joins The E Street Band On This Day In 1984

May 15, 2016

On May 15th of 1984...

Springsteen's long-time guitarist 'Miami Steve Van Zandt' left to pursue a solo career...

 

Guitarist Nils Lofgren...A former member of Crazy Horse and founder/frontman of the band Grin...joins the E Street Band just prior to the "Born In The U.S.A." tour...

 

In 1989…Springsteen broke up the E Street Band…but Lofgren and Van Zandt rejoined when Springsteen revived the band in 1999 for their Reunion Tour…followed by The Rising…and another massive tour in 2002 and 2003…then again for the Magic album…and world tour of 2007/2008…and most recently in 2012–2013 for the Wrecking Ball Tour…and in 2014 for the High Hopes Tour…!

 

Nils Lofgren was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of the E Street Band in 2014…

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