Concert Audio: Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band Play Estadio River Plate In 1988

bruce Concert Audio: Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band Play Estadio River Plate In 1988

Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band

[photogallerylink id=44414 align=left]The Boss and co. kick off the night’s activities with a lively cover of [lastfm]Bob Marley[/lastfm]’s classic “Get Up, Stand Up,” just as they did on every night of the tour. Sting, Peter Gabriel, and Tracy Chapman join the group for the reggae classic. The powerful vocalists co-exist comfortably for a surprisingly tight, enjoyable performance, avoiding the vocal toe stepping that commonly takes place when rock stars share the stage.

One of the show’s standout tracks is “The Promised Land,” which is full of spirit and features a stunning solo by the great Clarence Clemons. “My Hometown” also carries a lot of weight, as Springsteen talks about his dreams of “creating a world without torture and disappearances,” without brutal dictators like Agosto Pinochet (Chile) and Anastasio Somoza (Nicaragua), before easing into the famous ballad.

The group closes the set with a powerful version of the Bob Dylan protest song, “Chimes of Freedom.” It is a hopeful way to end a special set that shows how much of a success the tour really was. Obviously, Springsteen has played many, many shows, but this is certainly one to cherish.

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