August 25, 2020 – 5:37 am

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Philadelphia 1976 [no label, 2CD]

Live at the Spectrum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; October 27, 1976. Fairly good soundboard.

Thanks to original uploader lilpanda; and to ademotte for keeping the show alive at Dime.

ademotte noted:

This has never been one of the best-sounding Springsteen soundboards, but it always seems to find its way into every Bruce fan’s collection. This particular version was posted by “lilpanda” in March 2008, and is the first and only time I’ve seen it with documented lineage - there have been various bootlegs over the years which are probably sourced from higher-generation, more questionable sources than this. I can’t compare the quality across the various releases, but this was certainly an improvement over the cassette I traded for in the 1990s. Hopefully this will be an upgrade for some.

In terms of setlist, I think this is a pretty typical performance, although as lilpanda pointed out in the original posting, this is an unusual soundboard version of the cover “Fine, Fine Girl.”

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1st gen sb reel > dat > digital transfer > cd > eac > cooledit > flac

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Disc 1
Track 101. Night 3:22
Track 102. Rendezvous 3:34
Track 103. Spirit In The Night 7:09
Track 104. Incident On 57th Street 11:04
Track 105. Thunder Road 6:36
Track 106. She’s The One 9:42
Track 107. Something In The Night 5:04
Track 108. Backstreets 10:02
Track 109. Growin’ Up 8:20
Track 110. Tenth Avenue Freeze-Out 5:07
Track 111.  Jungleland 9:41
80 mins

Disc 2
Track 201. Born To Run 5:25
Track 202. Rosalita 12:15
Track 203. 4th Of July Asbury Park (Sandy) 5:28
Track 204. A Fine Fine Girl 3:07
Track 205. Raise Your Hand 5:39
Track 206. The Promise 5:35
38 mins

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  1. 10 Responses to “BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN - PHILADELPHIA 1976”

  2. Bruce opened for Chicago in March 1973 and was booed off the stage. He swore he would never play a big roo, like the Spectrum again. Three years later came this show at what was then called the Spectrum Theater, a curtained off section making for a more intimate show. But as it turned out, only the Greateful Dead and the Beach Boys would play more Spectrum shows than Bruce. Thanks for this show; there are better soundboards but this sounds fine. Imagine a Bruce show ending with a ballad!

    By Tony Pizza on Aug 25, 2020

  3. Rumor has it The Boss gots a Big Un

    By U L E on Aug 25, 2020

  4. Thanks Big O…for a mid-1970’s show, the sound is just fine. Back in the day, saw many of his shows at the Spectrum.

    By Bubblwa on Aug 25, 2020

  5. The springster can fuck me in my mouth anytime he wants. My mouth is his official cum dumpster. Afterwards, I wanna snowball his cum with Sarah Nowack and Bebe

    By U L E on Aug 25, 2020

  6. Last one twernt me . Nuther fake

    By U L E on Aug 26, 2020

  7. Bruce is hung like a horse . He almost killed me with that think back in 78. I passed out from the pain . It hurt so good .

    By Pam Des Barris on Aug 26, 2020

  8. Bruce and Huey Lewis were two of the biggest I ever had , and I’ve had plenty.

    By Pam Des Barris on Aug 26, 2020

  9. …he only comes once a year.

    By HarlanR on Aug 26, 2020

  10. Oh no,

    the biggest BoF in the whole world…Old brucie

    By dugfried on Aug 26, 2020

  11. Thank you for sharing this one. I saw The Promise in the setlist as a closer so I had to get this.

    By Matt on Sep 2, 2020

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