Ocean County College
Freehold Borough High School
St Rose of Lima School
Released the album, Working on a Dream; debuted the title song at an Obama campaign rally the previous year; earned a Grammy nomination for Best Solo Rock Performance
Performed the title song in Darren Aronofsky's "The Wrestler"; earned a Grammy nomination for Best Song Written for a Film
Earned two Grammy nominations for the song "Girls In Their Summer Clothes" from the album Magic
Released the album, Magic, recorded with the E Street Band; earned three Grammy nominations, including Best Rock Album
Received a Grammy nomination for Best Long Form Music Video for "Wings for Wheels: The Making of Born to Run"
Released We Shall Overcome: The Seeger Sessions, which was recorded with a large ensemble of musicians; tour began the same month as the albums release, and featured the 18-strong ensemble of musicians dubbed the Seeger Sessions Band
Released Devils & Dust, a low-key, mostly acoustic album; began solo tour at same time of the albums release; album earned several Grammy nominations
Released album The Rising, which was mostly a reflection on the September 11 attacks
First nationally distributed TV concert on HBO (April)
Made cameo appearance as himself in "High Fidelity"
Again reuited with E Street Band members for world tour
Released box-set compilation of previously unreleased material
Wrote songs for Sean Penn's "The Crossing Guard" and Tim Robbins' "Dead Man Walking"
Issued accoustic album The Ghost of Tom Joad
Reuinted with members of E Street Band for one-time only concert in NYC
Wrote the award winning song "Streets of Philadelphia" for Jonathan Demme's feature film, "Philadelphia"; was the first film to deal with AIDS
Released two albums simultaneously, Lucky Town and Human Touch on March 30
First live recordings released, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band Live: 1975-1985
First song included in a feature, "Just Around the Corner to the Light of Day"; Springsteen agreed to provide the song for the Paul Schrader film "Light of Day" after using the title of a Schrader script for an album (Born in the USA)
Patti Scialfa joined the E Street Band
First screen appearance, as himself in the concert film "No Nukes"
First record in three years (due to lawsuits) the double album The River
Sued former agent Mike Appel for fraud
Appeared on the covers of both Time and Newsweek in the same week (October 27)
Third album Born to Run becomes a success
Auditioned for John Hammond (May)
Signed ten album deal (June)
First album released, Greetings from Asbury Park, New Jersey
Formed the Bruce Springsteen Band, the forerunner of the E Street Band
Family moved to California; Bruce remained in New Jersey
After break-up of The Castiles, performed first solo book in Red Hook, NJ
Made first recordings with The Castiles
Formed first band, "The Rogues"
Received first guitar as gift from his mother
Formed second band, The Castiles
Known for such albums as "Born In The U.S.A." and "The Rising"
Popular songs include "Dancing In The Dark" and "Born In The U.S.A.".
E Street Band dissolved
Springsteen's songs have formed the basis for both of Sean Penn's feature films "The Indian Runner" (1991) and "The Crossing Guard" (1995).
In 1997, he was one of two recipients of the Polar Music Prize (worth $133,000) presented by the King of Sweden.